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Private Music Tuition in Chatham

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Hi I'm Ridgestone John, being passionate about music I teach the Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Ukulele & Harmonica. To quote the words of the writer of Music was my first Love by John Miles ..................."Music was my first love and it will be my last, Music of the future and Music of the Past, to live without my music would be impossible to do, 'cause in this world of trouble my music pulls me through" That's how I feel, and I hope I can convey that to you as well.

Tutoring Experience

21 years time served in Guitar and other instrument tuition.

Tutoring Approach

After the first lesson which I give free of charge, the aim is for student to progresses from the basics such as Open Chords to more advancement, such as Finger Picking, gaining the ability to memorize the notes on the fretboard, applying techniques such as Hammer-Ons, Pull-Offs (Legato), Slides, Bends, Palm Muting (Pizzicato) Then on to scales such as the Diatonic Scale, Blues Scale, Dorian Scale and Improvisation. I would also like to introduce to the student alternative tunings which can expand the playing experience and enjoyment. This is all done at the pace of the student and of course always to the student's preferences. With the Harmonica a similar approach is used of course instead of strings we are using breath and small brass reeds. Choose me as your tutor, I believe you will not be disappointed.

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File


Thanet Schools of Art1968SchoolA level Art
Mid Kent College Rochester1995CollegeNVQ Level 2 Business Admin
Vauxhall College Luton1996CollegeWarranty Administration

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