I tailor the lessons to each students situation. Here are just some of the things we do..
Repertoire: You choose the songs you want to learn, and I'll transcribe them and teach them to you. If necessary I'll arrange them for your particular level. Learning songs is a great way to build technique. If you're a songwriter, I'll help you to improve your performance of your material.
Folk, acoustic, singer-songwriter styles, using a capo, country, finger picking.
Electric, Blues, lead styles, classic rock, Hendrix, Clapton, punk, roots, Americana, rhythm and blues, soul, Memphis.
Slide, delta blues, open tunings, electric slide styles, Duane Allman, dobro stylings
Theory, scales, reading music, tablature, right hand technique
music school admissions preparation.
Jazz, chords, improvisation, standard tunes
Complete beginners: I'll get you started playing tunes right away.
Kids! I'm a Dad myself and I love teaching kids. From about 7 through college.
Guitars, how to buy 'em, maintain 'em, how to assess what you need.