Hi, I've been playing
guitar for almost 25 years, and have studied jazz, classical,
bluegrass, blues and most rock styles. I have gotten a few good
reviews from some local and national magazines over the years
that you can check out below in the Reviews section. I taught private lessons
at Kurlan Music in Worcester for about 7 years as well as Mars
Music in Natick, Waldorf High School and am currently teaching
a jazz guitar class at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education.
the MP3 page to hear me play some different
Currently I'm available
for teaching private lessons in my Boston studio or I can travel to you (schedule permitting), if
your location is T accessible. All levels and styles!
$50 per hour or $25 per 1/2 hour. **GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE**
Or pay in advance
$160 for 4 1 Hour lessons or $80 for 4 1/2 hr lessons.
Over 50% of the over 1000 students I've taught have been total
beginners. Many have gone on to become great players .
617-448-6309 or email
I am looking forward
to hearing from you! Joel
My specialties include:
Single note and chord soloing in the Jimmy Bruno / Pat Martino style
Joe Pass style chord melody
Tuck Andress style bass/ melody / chord arrangement
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Proficient at rock fusion ( Eric Johnson, Vai, Yngwie, etc.)
Can help you learn all types of arpeggio sweeps, fast picking and legato techniques
Very familiar with mainstream rock and metal styles from Hendrix up to present day.
Flatpicking , steel guitar style bends and chicken pickin'
Fingerpicking / Travis picking
Folk and folk/rock, James Taylor, Jewel, Dave Matthews etc. ..
Also play blues, funk and Classical. See Listen page for examples of most of these styles.