Laid back approach, you will learn as much as you want to.
I play a Martin acoustic and an Epiphone Electric.
I have played for over 10 years, as well as taking classes in Music Theory, History, and Composition at the College of William and Mary.
HipHop Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Reggae Guitar, Folk Guitar, Alternative Guitar, R & B Guitar, Blues Guitar, Rock Guitar
Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
My influences are:
Jerry Garcia, Trey Anastasio, Jimmy Page, Isaac Brock, SRV, Keith Richards,
The number of years I've given guitar lessons:
My guitar lessons take place in:
The student's home
Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas:
Student's homes anywhere from Onancock to Cape Charles
My cancellation/booking policy:
Cancellations should be made at least 24 hours in advance. Booking is flexible.
$20/half hour lesson (this is negotiable)
Which methods of payment are accepted?
Recording and Production, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Jamming Skills, Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Improvisation
Your first guitar lesson with me might include the following:
Explain tuning, chord charts. I might ask them to play me whatever they had been working on previously, if this applies.
A guitar lesson with me might entail the following:
Begin with a handout explaining the theoretical basis for the day's lesson. Move on to practical explanation and application.
The qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following:
“I took lessons from Raymond for a number of years while I lived in Gainesville. He is by far the best guitar teacher I have ever had. He knows the instrument well, he knows music and music theory, and he teaches proven methods (Sagreras, Pujol, Carcassi, Aguado, Brouwer). Raymond is an excellent musician and can teach any level or style. So many gu...”