Josh Lee

Josh L.

Arlington, TX

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About

Josh delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2004

Josh grew up listening to classic rock and country music, but wasn’t focused on becoming a musician in his early years. When Josh started High School in Long Beach, MS, he ended up joining band, where he landed in the tuba section. He learned to read music and play with a group, and his love for music grew even more.

Josh decided to learn guitar, and in his senior year of High School began teaching the instrument to beginners. Josh continued on to study music theory and ear training at Tarrant County College, where he honed his skills of reading and writing music. Josh performed with college singers as a tenor, and played bass guitar. Since then, Josh has been playing, writing and performing music in pursuit of becoming a full-time musician.

Josh is inspired by his wonderful wife, Becca, and his 2 daughters, Amelia “Bug” and Adrienne "Bit".

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Experience

Audio Engineer
Jan 2014 - Present
Upside Down Pirate Productions

I am trying to get my own Audio Engineering Company off the ground. I offer affordable home studio recording, live show recording, and everything in between.

Lead Vocalist/Guitarist/Founder/Manager
Mar 2009 - Present
The Josh Lee Band

I began a band with a few friends who have come and gone and come back. We are now growing in our area and beginning to really get our own music off the ground.

Guitar Teacher
Aug 2004 - Apr 2007
First United Methodist Church of Mansfield

I began teaching through my local church while attending college.

Education

Music Education
Aug 2006 - May 2007
UT Arlington
Music Education
Aug 2004 - May 2006
Tarrant County Community College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Photos & Videos

My group "The Josh Lee Band" performing Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison" & Goo Goo Dolls "Slide" @ El Arroyo in Arlington, TX: July, 22nd 2016.
Me performing an original song titled "Good For Nothing".
Photo by Josh L.

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19 Reviews

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Melvin R. Aug 15, 2016
Guitar · In home

Absolutely connected with Josh, extremely knowledgeable and helpful

Amy-lynn Jul 24, 2016
Singing · In studio

Josh was very personable and attentive. He tailored our lesson plan to my goals and my strengths and quickly identified ways to begin improving my singing.

Rebecca Feb 9, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

Josh is an AMAZING teacher. He is thorough in his knowledge of music and is a very patient teacher. :)

Wayne R. Feb 1, 2016
Guitar · In home

I LOVED what he taught me. Down to earth, practical, just what I was looking for. I HIGHLY recommend Josh Lee as an instructor.

Joseph Jan 1, 2016
Guitar · In studio

Josh Lee is honestly one of the reasons I am the musician I am today. I've had lessons in both bass guitar and vocals. I've played in national tours and have headlined in numerous venues throughout the metroplex. Very well versed in music theory and practice/application. I wholeheartedly recommend him, as he teaches multiple facets of music.

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Joseph Dec 30, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home

Josh is a talented musician, and if you are looking to expand or improve your musical ability, then Josh Lee is the right fit for you.

He is patient, he's firm, and he takes time to understand the specific needs of his students. He has an expansive knowledge of instrumentation, scoring, mixing, recording, writing, lyrics, and also brings real-world stage experience to the table.

I recommend Josh for anyone; young, old, male or female, whether you are a recreational musician just starting out, or are serious about taking your music career to the next level.

5 stars & 2 thumbs up

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Brandy Dec 23, 2015
· In home

Josh is a very talented musician. You won't be disappointed! He's the real deal

JOSHUA Dec 23, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · Online

Josh is a wonderful and very professional teacher. I started knowing nothing about the guitar and in just a short time, I'm playing full songs! Josh is AMAZING and I'm so happy that I got to work with him!

Dustin Dec 23, 2015
Guitar · In studio

Josh is an amazing musician himself and his passion for teaching others is second to non if you want to learn to play music and have fun doing it use Josh for all your musical needs.

Christopher Dec 23, 2015
Singing · In studio

Hey everyone this is Josh's brother he taught me a lot through the years. How to read music, how to do vocals and helped with my drumming. If you spend your time with him you will learn a lot.

Sadie Dec 23, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

Josh is a really great teacher! He taught me how to play the guitar and helped me write my own song. Would definitely recommend him!

Rich Dec 23, 2015
Guitar · In studio

The extent of my guitar knowledge prior to starting lessons was Smoke on the Water, and that was about it. Just had never really thought to expand upon it, as the drums were more of my forté. I went into the lessons with an open mind though, eager to add more useful skills to my musician portfolio.

From the moment I walked through the door, I immediately knew Josh was the guy I had been looking for. Real down to earth, and while he clearly had a ton of guitar experience, he had no problem taking things slow for a novice like myself. First few lessons he eased me into some simple chord progressions, so I could get a grasp of the basics, which helped me feel more comfortable, having been proficient at eccentric rhythms and chord progressions as he is and I later found out what that all entailed. I appreciated how he has such an incredible amount of patience, as despite later on when it was taking me a bit longer to pick up on things, he was more than willing to make sure I had a firm grasp on it before moving on. While I'm no Yngwie Malmsteen (yet), at this point I would say I'm at least at an intermediate, dare I say even a little more so, level of playing, thanks entirely to Josh. I could go on all day waxing about how enjoyable it is having such a cool instructor, but I'll just let him speak for himself when others see exactly what I mean. It would be putting it mildly to say I'm thankful for his help, as I've always been pretty nervous trying out new things, especially the guitar, but he is very encouraging and would always push me to strive for more, even when at times I doubted myself.

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Scott Dec 23, 2015
Music Theory · In home

Josh is awesome to learn from. Made every thing easy to understand. Great teacher

Hugh Dec 23, 2015
Guitar · In home

Josh is patient, kind and a great musician!

John Dec 23, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home

Detailed and prepared. Great instructor who met my needs and went at my pace. I'd recommend Josh for anyone who wants to learn to play guitar!

Pam Dec 23, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

This is one of the most talented young men I've ever met. I've know him for several years. Watched him perform, teach, arrange. Anything to do with music, this man can do. I was so impressed with him that I hired him and his band to perform at my company Christmas party last year. Everyone was so impressed and pleased that the company had me book him immediately for this years party. Once again, they outdid themselves!!! There are not enough words to list Josh's abilities. This is the man to look to for any and all lessons you may be searching for. He is sooooooo talented.

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Steve Dec 22, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home

This guy is amazing! Actually cares about his clients and wants you to succeed. Very patient and will explain things in a different way to help you understand. Highly recommend!

mike Dec 22, 2015
Guitar · In studio

This guy really knows his stuff!. Great teacher with a great attitude. I highly recommend him.

GriM Dec 22, 2015
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Guitar good

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