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Open Tunings

Open tunings are a great way to explore new terrain on the guitar. They're popular in folk music...
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Fingerstyle Guitar

Fingerpicking is a hugely popular technique in the folk genre and has experienced a resurgence...
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Mastery over the Instrument

The Guitar Mandolin Banjo and Ukulele The Secret to gaining and improving your ability and skill...
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Learning Guitar Tabs Or Notation?

Many guitar students avoid learning music theory and guitar tutors often say that it's not...

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  • Nick Jones West Hampstead, NW6 Gold Member

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    I am a freelance musician, composer, teacher and workshop facilitator who enjoys sharing my passion for music with others. I teach a variety of styles including jazz, funk, world, rock, pop, folk, classical and can adapt to a pupil's needs or tastes.
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    FULLY BOOKED FOR GUITAR - STILL SPACES FOR MUSIC PRODUCTION ON MONDAYS I am a friendly & highly experienced tutor & have taught music for 10+ years. In addition to work in schools I teach privately 1-to-1 lessons throughout the week 4:30pm - 7:30pm.
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    Instrumental lessons taught by a qualified and experienced musician working in Wharfedale
  • Matt Hurley Leyton, E10 Gold Member

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    I am a professional freelance guitarist based in East London, with a specialist focus on Jazz and Rock/Pop. I have an enthusiastic and relaxed teaching style, for students of all ages and abilities.
  • John Doole Headington, OX3 Gold Member

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    Whether you've been playing for a while and are a bit stuck, or whether you're picking up a guitar (or bass) or learning piano for the first time, my lessons are just what you're looking for. I'll even teach you music theory in a non-scary way.
  • Ian Mayes Central Chichester, PO19 Gold Member

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    Hello, my name is Ian and I am a guitar teacher offering one to one lessons in Chichester. I use up to date teaching methods, using the songs you want to play as a way of learning. The guitar is a fun experience that everyone should be able to enjoy!
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  • Learning Guitar Tabs Or Notation?

    H Stewart Folk Guitar Teacher (Glasgow) Picture Many guitar students avoid learning music theory and guitar tutors often say that it's not necessary to read music if you want to play tunes on the guitar. This is true, and I suppose it goes for other instruments too, but it does impose a limit on how fast you can learn and how deep your...
  • Mastery over the Instrument

    Guitar Tuition by John Folk Guitar Teacher (Rochester) Picture The Guitar Mandolin Banjo and Ukulele The Secret to gaining and improving your ability and skill on any instrument is practice and enjoyment of practice. It is possible to learn an instrument without any tuition but it may take some time, while a tutor can be inspirational and motivational. To...
  • Fingerstyle Guitar Editor's Pick

    Josh Geffin Folk Guitar Teacher (East London) Picture Fingerpicking is a hugely popular technique in the folk genre and has experienced a resurgence in recent years both in folk and popular musics. These are a few classics: 1. Blackbird by the Beatles 2. Don't Think Twice It's Alright by Bob Dylan 3. Angie performed by Bert Jansch 4. May You Never...

 

  • Open Tunings Editor's Pick

    Josh Geffin Folk Guitar Teacher (East London) Picture Open tunings are a great way to explore new terrain on the guitar. They're popular in folk music and have been used by the likes of Martin Carthy, Bon Iver and John Fahey. I've experimented with a number of different tunings myself, and love the blank canvas of a new tuning, the potential for...
  • Singer/Songwriter, James Taylor

    Folk Guitar Teacher (Chester) Picture I have been heavily influenced in my guitar and singing career by James Taylor. James Taylor is one the highest regarded singer/songwriters in America most famous perhaps for 'Fire and Rain' and 'Sweet Baby James'. His lyrics tend to reflect his life and experiences which touch a chord with...