Learn to play the music you love
• Visual, play-
• No note reading required
• No demands, no guilt-
• Play in real time with real music
• Styles: Classic Rock, Blues, Texas Country, Smooth Jazz, Reggae, World Beat
• Just 45 minutes practice recommended per week
• Use my guided practice videos -
You can play along with the music you love. The true measure of your ability as a player is your ability to play with real music.
I’ve been a professional musician and teacher for more than 20 years. I’ve played two thousand live gigs, and I’ve taught thousands of lessons.
My students are capable, confident, and musically ‘street-
My approach is conditioning-
Valuable practice tools available nowhere else
My students never say, “I don’t know what to practice.” With hundreds of guided practice routines on chords, scales, picking - you’re never stuck in a rut.
My schedule is flexible, but spaces are limited. (If my schedule is full, I can set you up with an online teacher I know personally and have worked with for years.)
• I can help you reach your musical goals.
• I tailor my approach to match the learning style of each student.
• You wont be bombarded with information that
seems to have no purpose. I don’t push “Learning For Learning’s Sake.”
• Take lessons only as many lessons as you want. There’s never an obligation to take another lesson. I wont contact you unless you specifically ask me to. You can book lessons up to four months in advance.
But the other guys have 10,000 videos? Why should I subscribe here?
The key to getting better is practice. Let me guide your practice. Imitate what I do in my practice videos. Work the practice routines for the recommended amount of time, and you will become a better guitarist, barring injuries or other special circumstance.
I walk you through the note patterns that make up rock music. When you hear these patterns in real music, you recognize them by sound, and you've already learned to associate those sounds with shapes. You know these sound/shape relationships thoroughly, because you played them with my practice tracks. Now, you're playing by ear, and able to teach yourself.
The guys with 10,000 videos have done a great job, they can all teach you a lot. But do you really plan to watch 10,000 videos? How many videos do you plan to watch before you say to the world, "I'm a great guitar player." Is their approach teaching you the crucial ear-training skills that allow you to "see" music as a "sound-hologram," like I do?
HoustonGuitar is designed so you can target a skill, then develop that skill. I offer the most direct and efficient way to get better on the guitar for beginners and intermediates. This includes people preparing for music school, a band, or a career as a musician. Guided practice is the key.
For Video Conference (Skype) Lessons
You can book your video conference lesson right now. I use Skype and other platforms. Lessons are booked through SimplyBookMe. We need to communicate by email or Skype before you take your first lesson.
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