Please have a look at some clips I have recorded. I have attempted to give a generalised view of some of the styles I play and teach. It isn’t comprehensive, but it should give you an idea of whether you think I may be the right person to help you take the next step forward with your guitar playing.
What to expect when you come for a lesson
When a new learner comes to see me for the first time, the first job is to find out where they are, in terms of their ability and skill set, then find out which direction they want to go.
Next - plan exercises and pieces that lead the learner in the right direction. Half an hour gives time to look at how the learner has done over the course of the week/fortnight and to plan out the work for the next session, taking in consideration previous progress.
Hour long sessions not only give time to evaluate progress and set new work, but it enables the opportunity to practice together – making it possible to really focus on areas for improvement leading to much better use of time.
Tablature (notation showing string and fret positions) is predominantly used to record work done and learners will build up a repertoire of exercises and pieces as the weeks, months and years progress.
I offer face to face lessons in the Leamington Spa, Warwick, Banbury, Stratford areas - from beginner to advanced.
I have over 30 years’ experience of working with youngsters and adults with a large range of abilities and disabilities.
On the recordings page I hope to build up a library of covers, originals, children songs and live performances.