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Green Day at Hyde Park – Summer 2017

Green Day and guests Hyde Park Festival Summer 2017 Find out more 1 A really cool day! The wife and I were lucky enough o be offered VIP tickets for the Hyde Park Festival. It was worth it for the quality of the toilets alone! Luckily the weather was great as well. First up was […]

Gig review – Korn and Limp Bizkit – Cardiff – December 2017

Learning Korn Guitar Before I yadder on about the gig, I do teach people to learn Korn Guitar styles and songs at my studio. Read on to the bottom for the most important thing you need to know! The Venue Out of all the bigger venues, this has to be one of my favourites around […]

Download 2016. Rain doesn’t stop play

I took a break from Guitar lessons and playing music over the weekend to go to the Download 2016 festival. Well you guessed it, It was wet, very very wet but hugely enjoyable too with many great bands to choose from on all stages. Friday from me was The Wildhearts who did not really live up […]

RGT Guitar EXAM results – All distinctions this time

Success in Guitar Exams for all Well done to the 2 lads Andrew and Sam that did their Grade 2 exams in April. Sam successful in his Grade 2 Acoustic with a distinction and Andrew was also successful in his Grade 2 Electric guitar exam with a distinction. Both benefitted from a whole heap of […]

Are you learning the guitar for fun or a career?

Remember the reality of the music industry! A thought provoking article about life as a musician. I do think that all youngsters need to have a read of this article if they are going to think about a career in the music industry. It’s a tough old life and success is not always guaranteed by […]

Guitar Tuition – 3 Distinctions on RGT Exams

All students and parents are happy with this term’s guitar tuition results! Well done to Oscar (Grade 4 Electric guitar) Stan (Grade 4 Acoustic Guitar) and Ollie (Grade 1 Acoustic Guitar) for their success. I had 3 students in for the winter exams and all 3 passed WITH DISTINCTION which is a super effort. Special […]

Why you need a guitar teacher – Morrisman has it nailed

Morrisman Smith’s riff Station critique says it all about the limits of online lessons.  Morrisman is a US tutor and has some great insights into what’s going to help you become the guitarist you want to be. His views mirror mine. Have a listen to his review of Riff Station. It might help! Plus it […]

Lemmy – RIP. We are Motorhead, we play Rock ‘n’ Roll

Well, he’s been a constant in my musical life since I was 16 and saw Motorhead supporting Hawkwind at the Music Machine in London with my best mate at the time , Mick Fox and now after all those years of living fast and loose and living to win, he’s gone. There’s been lots in […]

Whatever your age, Come and learn Electric guitar with me. My customers are all ages and like all types of music.  Here you learn by playing, the lesson is all about playing whether its learning chords or lead improvisation. 

Here we spend the lessons focussing on your musical desires. Lead playing involves learning skills, techniques and improving your physical dexterity whilst playing in key and understanding your scales and arpeggios and how to apply them in a song context. learning chords is through learning real songs, not dreary chord charts. 

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I love my Taylor 714 special edition. It is the most beautiful thing I have ever owned. Coupled with my AER Compact 60 I can really cut through. Acoustic lessons are either Fingerstyle and Flatpicking depending upon the style of music you want to play. Come do your grades or learn to play songs from your favourite artists!

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I offer a range of services from mixing and arranging your songs to the creation of Bespoke backing tracks and Beats for sale. I also offer training packages in Logic Pro X. 

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MY SERVICES INCLUDE

Teaching you Guitar

Whether you want to play 6 string, 7 string, 12 sting, Electric or Acoustic, I am fully equipped to help you. If you want to do grades, I can help - I have 100% pass rate! 

From Cheesy Pop through to Rock, Metal, Reggae, Punk, Folk  and Jazz, I can help, creating lessons that are directly related to what you want to  achieve. 

Bespoke Backing Tracks

Are you a singer songwriter or performer who needs backing tracks of famous artists to accompany your performance? Get in touch to see what I can produce for you. I can create backing tracks for all artists with only the instruments you want. All tracks are fully licenced through the PRS so you are all legit!

Custom Beats and Backing Tracks

My Custom beats come with Exclusive rights to the instrumental. Files will be uncompressed and Radio ready.   Have a look in the store to get an idea of what we’re capable of. Song keys can always be changed, just contact me for more info.

Pro Mix and Arrangement

I am no stranger to mixing and arranging material. If when creating your own songs you feel that you need that extra sparkle, punch, and clarity to cut through or some additional instrumentation then get in touch. I can give you that and more, using state‐of‐the‐art software and equipment. I am a Logic Pro Certified Professional and use the Native Instruments Maschine, S61 and Komplete Ultimate suite of products.

Artist Services

I offer professional web design and build services for Artists of all levels. From beginners wanting to get known, established artists and Music Educators.

Guitar lessons for Schools and Youngsters

Private lessons and lessons in schools for youngsters in Gloucestershire are available. I have ten schools partners currently. I have programs specifically designed for school children including many well known tunes to keep youngsters interested. I have current DBS clearance, Safeguarding Training and Public Liability Insurance  through the Musicians Union

So you want to play Guitar? come find me at

I am located near Stroud in Gloucestershire. FaceTime and Skype lessons are also available

Phone: 07917 022412

Email: enquiries@rtguitars.co.uk

Look forward to hearing from you!