Jonny is a York based guitar tutor who teaches all ages and abilities, either privately or in school settings and also provides rock-band tutoring. He is advanced D.B.S. checked and a member of The Registry of guitar tutors (RGT) as well as being a York Arts Education approved tutor.
He has provided live performance session work playing acoustic guitar for pop singer Gareth Gates, also currently working closely with Grass Valley, California artist and Producer David Lawrie both live and in the studio.
He is available for your private function, Wedding or Restaurant as a background Classical guitarist, offering over 3 hours of authentic Spanish and classical guitar music plus traditional flamenco pieces and finger-style pop arrangements.
Jonny’s composition “El Sistema” showcases his rock composition and technical guitar playing elements.
Below are some audio and video clips of Jonny’s Spanish guitar performances. Please visit the wedding/events page for more clips and a full repertoire list.
Jonny uses Guitar pro tab/ transcription software for composing, chop building and teaching with and regards it as a valuable practice tool for any serious student or performer.
Jonny recommends luthier Mark Lythgoe for guitar restoration and repairs. He also offers an excellent range of hand built Lythgoe acoustic and classical guitars that are worth checking out.