Pete Madsen Guitar Lessons

Pete Madsen Guitar Lessons


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My teaching approach: I specialize in acoustic blues and slide guitar, but I am also fluent in rock, electric blues, funk, surf, rockabilly and some early jazz. My influences vary from Robert Johnson, Blind Blake and Big Bill Broonzy to Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Ritchie Blackmore and Leo Kottke and John Fahey. I play a 1933 Martin 0-18 and National Style O, as well as a Stratocaster...use a 1967 Black face Super Reverb. My influences are: Robert Johnson, Merle Travis, Leo Kottke, Blind Blake, SRV, Jeff Beck, Albert Collins, Django Reinhardt, Ry Cooder, Kelly Joe Phelps...My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studioGuitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Every day, except Sunday, 1-10pmGuitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Slide Guitar, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment SelectionYour first guitar lesson with me might include the following: If a student is new and has been playing a little while I ask them to play something for. We discuss what they want to learn. Then I will outline an approachA guitar lesson with me might entail the following: We often play a warmup piece -- something easy so the student feels comfortable, before tackling whatever songs or exercises they have been working on.The qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following: Some one who enjoys music and is willing to practice a minimum of half an hour a day

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