With 18 years of playing and over 7 years of teaching experience, I can show you how to play lead, rhythm, rock, fingerstyle, classical, jazz and more in a relaxed yet informative environment. You will play your favorite music while learning fundamental guitar techniques and you will gain a better understanding of your instrument.
Guitar fits any genre of music. Learn what you need to play rock, folk, jazz, country and more!
Lets clear that up! The fretboard can be vexing terrain. Learn to understand guitars own particular and peculiar geometry.
Technique helps. Learn how to be more accurate and articulate with your picking hand, and how to get the best use out of your fretting hand.
Learn how to improvise and express yourself on your instrument.
I teach kids one on one guitar lessons.
I teach guitar lessons to kids ages 6 to 18. I also run group performances and summer camps.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.
· Guitar · In studio “Working with Al has been a great experience for our nine-year-old, Daniel. While Al uses popular songs the kids enjoy to get them excited and keep them interested in the guitar , we've appreciated that he balances that with an equal focus on fundamental building blocks such as fingering technique, chord construction, and theory. Moreover, Al’s broad and deep musical knowledge and technical facility with a range of musical styles has really given Daniel an appreciation for the wide possibilities for the instrument. Al’s teaching style is relaxed and low-pressure, but it’s obviously effective because Daniel is always excited for his lesson and we've been extremely pleased with his progress week after week. (If we could only get him to turn down his amp a little at home…)
Paul A., Cherry Hill”