Lesson Feesfrom $28.00 / 30 Minutes
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I am a professional guitarist with a degree in music from Western Kentucky University with an emphasis in classical guitar and jazz under Professor John Martin. I have played guitar for 20 years in a variety of styles ranging from Classical, Blues, Rock, Metal, Fingerstyle, Pop, Country, Gospel, Contemperary and many others. I have been a studio session player and gigged regularly since starting. I studied under the phenomenal jazz-fusion/gypsy jazz guitarist Dani Rabin from the band Marbin and Kieran Johnston from the Scotland metal band Perpertua, jazz improv under trumpeter Dr. Marshall Scott and from Grammy Award winner guitarist Greg Martin. Have worked with artists, audio engineers, and producers such as Chris Robertson (Black Stone Cherry), John King (Sixth Floor, South Bound, Sons of the Revolution, Mud River Revival), Kenton Embry (Nashville Session player and touring artist), Russell Brooks (The Schools, 00 The Rabbit, Solo artist), David Barrick(BarrickStudios), Jason Simpson (Colter Wall). Has shared the stage with Cage The Elephant, Morning Teleportation, Derick St. Holmes (Ted Nugent), Jesse Keith Whitley, Alabama Shakes, Taildragger, Schools, Moon Taxi, Sleeper Agent, and others.
In addition I am a composer, arranger and also play a variety of other instruments as bass, piano, ukulele, mandolin, percussion, and extended range guitars. Also familiar with several music production softwares such as Finale, Logic, Cubase, Presonus Studio-One, iRealPro, Guitar Pro, Garage Band, Line 6 HX Edit, Sound Slice and Protools.
I have an extensive knowledge of music theory which he applies to lessons, as well as ear training, harmony, solfege and sight reading just to name a few and depending on the wishes of the student. At my alma mater was a member in the guitar ensemble, guitar quartet, jazz band, and classical solo guitar. I also participated in music theory, jazz improv, orchestral arranging, piano, choral arranging, form & analysis, conducting, aural skills, music drama, and music history.
All ages and skill levels welcome!
METHODS, STYLES, & LESSONS
The goal at Prestige Guitar is to keep the lessons fresh, interesting, and to ultimately guide the students to educate themselves as they gain experience and familiarity with the instrument. With lessons that are tailored to the styles our students wish to pursue, we can build upon their strengths and focus on opportunities to improve weaker areas. Every student is unique. For some, music becomes a passion, others, a new hobby. Whatever the goal, Prestige Guitar is here to help!
Reviews from Group Classes
Beginner Guitar with Cole Porter
Verified Student on January 30, 2022
Depending on the wishes and skill level of the student. Lessons will be personalized to the student and what is needed to achieve their goals. Please contact me if you have any questions.