Musicianship, songwriting & arranging

Get support & feedback on writing, arranging and recording your own songs and music and learn the art of musicianship.
Develop intuitive and inspired playing and musical creativity.

Intuitive creativity & musicianship

In all of my teaching, I encourage students  to develop a balance between:

  • technique, knowledge, repertoire
  • improvisation
  • intuition, free expression of feelings and musical impulses
  • discover your own unique musical magic !

General Musicianship 

The building blocks of music: theory and how to use it.

  • ear training, improvisation
  • develop musical  awareness & listening skills
  • learn from song books, recordings, or notation

 Songwriting & recording

Learn to compose, arrange and record your own songs & music.

  • write bass lines, melodies, drum tracks,
  • backing vocal harmonies & lyrics.
  • I can teach you Logic & Garageband on Mac.

Some details…

  • Every lesson I give is different and ‘student-centred’ i.e. based around your level of experience, learning needs and interests. If you’re not sure what you need in terms of tuition, we can start a journey of discovery to find out !
  • We can also use the piano, percussion and recording equipment as part of the lesson.
  • I can accompany you on guitar, piano or percussion
  • I’ll teach anyone who wants to learn, ages 5 – 80 !!
  • Please contact me for rates and special offers. Discounts for committed students.
  • Lessons take place in Poets Corner, off the Portland Rd, Hove, E. Sussex BN3 5HA.