David Williams

David Williams

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I am an Emmy winning songwriter from my work with PBS, with a BILLION hits on YouTube for my songs. I am an accomplished instrumentalist as well, having released some dozen albums, and I play guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and tenor banjo. Gypsy jazz is one area I specialize in, but I also play Folk, Americana, Rock, Blues, Country and other styles. I also have a PhD in Writing, and I am the author of a number of books--children's literature, books on neuroscience, fiction, cartoons, and more.

I enjoy seeing people learn new skills and progress to become the songwriter or musician they want to be.


2 employees
24 years in business
Serves Louisville , CO
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Musical styles

Rock, Country, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Recommendations available

Guitar style

Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Ukulele, Recommendations available

Has instrument

Student who have a guitar, Student who don't have a guitar, but are planning to purchase one

Years experience

No formal training, No formal training; some self-taught experience, 0 – 2 years experience, 2 – 4 years experience, 4+ years of experience

Able to read music

Students who cannot read music

Lesson length

60 minutes

Student's age

5 – 10 years old, 11 – 13 years old, 14 – 18 years old, 19 – 25 years old, 26 – 45 years old, 46 – 65 years old, Over 65 years old

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    Frequently asked questions

     I start by covering the basics, such as how to hold the instrument, how to place your fingers correctly, how to use a pick or bow.  In songwriting I being by covering some of the essential aspects of what makes for good writing that is moving and effective. 

    Decades of experience as a musician.  Emmy winning songwriter with a Billion hits on YouTube.  Studied mandolin with Jethro Burns--the great American master.  Studied violin with Tim Kliphuis--Europe's best Grappelli style player and teacher.  Studied gypsy jazz with Gonzalo Bergara. 

    30 dollars per half hour, plus mileage if I travel to your location.

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