Jazz Guitar Tuition.

Individual private lessons available at my studio in Codsall, W.Mids. Each course is unique to you taking account of your current playing standard and experience.

Some of the subjects include -

  • Jazz harmony and chords
  • How to learn tunes
  • Solo development and melodic phrasing
  • Pick technique
  • Arranging for unaccompanied solo guitar
  • Swing and time

Rapid results without practising endless scales

Cost is £ 35 per lesson, 6 lessons for £175 if paid in advance Please feel free to call me for a no obligation informal chat


Six months ago I had the good fortune to meet Roy, signed up for a trial set of lessons and was so pleased that I have become a regular pupil. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone who, like me, would be interested in developing from a guitar "strummer" to becoming a more sophisticated player. Not only does Roy have an encyclopaedic knowledge of his subject but he is patient, encouraging and tailors his lessons to each individualÂ’s needs. He has a great sense of timing and melody whether that be in the context of accompaniment or soloing and clearly explains when and where to use chord substitutions and inversions. Above all else he has a passion and an enthusiasm for his subject which is not only infectious but makes me want to practice to improve. It helps that he has a wonderful sense of humour and makes an excellent cup of tea!
John Malpass – August 2015

"For years I had just messed about on guitar.My lessons with Roy completely changed all that-focus 1nd competence appeared.i would not have achieved this without Roy's enthusiastic help"
Jonathan Emmerson

"I've been taught by Roy now for more than ten years. I can't overstate the help Roy has given me, both in my solo chord melody playing and also in giving me the confidence to get together with others and make music as a small jazz combo. Add to that his unrivalled knowledge of the styles of all the jazz players you've ever heard of, plus many you haven't, and lessons become a really unique experience. And if you are interested in cricket ........"

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