Julian Escobedo

Julian E.

San Antonio, TX

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About

Julian delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 8+

Teaching since:
July 2000

I have been a professional musician for 30 years. I have toured all over the US as well as performed in Canada, Mexico and Switzerland. My career has enabled me to do some cool things over the years, including, record on numerous CD's, including a Grammy award winning CD, music videos, video game music and various special events around the US.

Through my experience, I can help you or your child achieve their musical goals using techniques that I have developed over many years of real life performing.

*** Lesson Details ***
I specialize in adult and children's beginner guitar and also bass guitar for all ages and levels.

My approach to teaching is simple, use real life techniques and incorporate simple music theory.

My kids guitar students learn to read music as well as chords and chord charts

*** Studio Equipment ***
Lessons are in my home music studio with a lobby for parents

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in Bass Guitar and beginner acoustic/electric guitar for kids and adults

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Experience

Owner - Instructor
Jul 2008 - Present
The Musicology LLC

School of Music

Bass Player - Backing Vocals
Aug 2010 - Oct 2011
Emilio Navaira

Toured and recorded

Bass Player - Backing Vocals
Aug 2003 - Aug 2007
Emilio Navaira

Toured and recorded

Bass Player - Backing Vocals
May 2002 - Dec 2002
Bobby Pulido

Toured with artist

Bass Player - Backing Vocals
Aug 1994 - Aug 2000
Emilio Navaira

Recorded and toured with Tejano/Country artist.

Education

Music
Sep 1984 - May 1988
Thomas Jefferson High School
Diploma
Sep 1984 - May 1988
Thomas Jefferson High School

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

NA
Jan 2000
NA

Awards

Grammy Certificate
Sep 2012
The Recording Academy - Grammys

Affiliations

Broadcast Music Inc.
Jan 1995

One of three United States performing rights organizations, along with ASCAP and SESAC. It collects license fees on behalf of songwriters, composers, and music publishers and distributes them as royalties to those members whose works have been performed. In FY 2013, BMI collected more than $944 million in licensing fees and distributed $814 million in royalties.

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Photos & Videos

Julian Escobedo messing around on the bass
Instructor, Julian Escobedo with his students and students from other instructors.
Home music studio

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Home Music Studio Lobby

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Photo by Julian E.

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Instructor, Julian Escobedo with his band FINDING FRIDAY at a recital for his students

12 Reviews

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Rebecca Sep 29, 2015
Gtr1-4 · In studio

First time my 9 year old son has played a guitar and he is really enjoying learning with his teacher. Julian seems very experience and knowledgeable, he is very patient with his students and teaches them at their level and understanding. He encourages my son to practice and praises him for his accomplishments. I would highly recommend Julian as the teacher for your son/daughter.

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Nathaniel M. Sep 28, 2015
Guitar · In studio

Julian is very energetic and passionate about guitar and teaching guitar to people. He is very organized and systematic in his teaching. His style of teaching enables students to learn and get to know a wide variety of guitar aspects very quickly.

Dedrick A. Aug 4, 2015
Guitar · In studio

Julian is amazing instructor, very patience with my grandson and extremely engaging! I would recommend Julian to anyone looking for music lessons for their child!

Samuel L. Jul 6, 2015
Guitar · In home

I just started receiving instruction from Julian. I'm a complete beginner, age 51. I've only had 2 lessons so far, and am comfortable. He's to the point, and makes sure I comprehend something each time I've been to my appointments. He sends my homework to an email account. For all the rockers out there, man, this dude can jam out on bass guitar - I listened to him roll off a few Rush licks the other night.

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Katie Jul 1, 2015
Guitar · In studio

I was a little put off at first by coming to his house but he has a very professional work area! He is an excellent musician with a wide range of experience. I look forward to working with him.

Samuel V. Oct 5, 2014
Bass Guitar · In studio

Julian is an outstanding instructor. He has an amazing teaching ability, offering a great deal of knowledge and patience for people of all levels. I am really glad to have found a way to really learn what playing bass is all about. Thanks to Julian, I feel like I am able to hold my own if I ever try to look for a band to play with. I now feel like I can play and sound good doing it. Highly recommend!!

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Frank D. Sep 3, 2014
Guitar · In studio

I started out with absolutely no musical training at all. The first few sessions we spent on learning the basics of how to hold the instrument properly. Julian then asked me why I wanted to learn so that he could find the right method for me. Its been about 4 years and I feel I keep getting better. I have learned more than I ever thought id be able to. I even played live in front of fans before a stars game at the AT&T Center. Julian is a great instructor and will tailor your sessions based on what you want to learn, all the while giving you the proper tools to grow on your own and find your own sound.

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Alexis M. Aug 29, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

Mr. Julian is a 5 star instructor. My granddaughter has been taking lessons for a year now, he has patience with kids. I highly recommended him. His knowledge of music is amazing!

Edie M. Aug 29, 2014
Guitar · In studio

My daughter has been asking to take Guitar Lessons for Years And I finally gave in thinking she would take a few and maybe find that it wasn't for her, we were paired up with Julian based on availability and I have to say it could not have been a better fit for her or for my husband and I. Julian is very patient and helps my daughter understand the music in a way that has her excited to learn more. I am beyond grateful for our experience thus far and look forward to watching my daughters talent flourish with Julian's help. I highly recommend him.

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Joseph B. Aug 15, 2014
Bass Guitar · In studio

Fantastic instructor and just all around awesome guy!! 5 star all the way. Top of the line instructor with years of invaluable real world gigging experience. Julian can take your bass playing to the next level. Or assist with guitar playing and songwriting. Anyone of any music genre, instrument, or age can benefit from lessons with Julian. Would definitely recommend. Best bassist in SA for sure!!

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Romel S. Oct 2, 2012
Bass Guitar ·

Highly Recommend!!!!!l,,

I have to say I recommend Julian to anyone who wants to learn how to play and understand music. I've been taking bass lessons from him for the past couple years, when I started out I knew nothing about bass or music but knew I wanted to play, with weekly one on one lessons with him I've grown to play and understand music at my own pace. He is the coolest guy you'll ever meet and talented. He also provides "Rock School" jam sessions with other students of all ages, so I no longer have to jam by myself. We sound good to. Highly recommended

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Timothy D. Aug 27, 2012
Bass Guitar ·

Julian should be at the top of your list for considering bass instruction.

I have been studying with Julian for a few years now. He has been such a wealth of knowledge. He is fluent in many many styles of music. His ability to connect with me is wonderful. I have never worried about being left behind during the lesson. He's patient, understanding, willing to go the extra mile to ensure that I absorb what he is teaching. In the beginning, he taught me theory, which was easily understandable. It was well explained and was used as a building block for the more advanced teaching that came later. There was never any pressure to learn faster. Everything was on my time, and at my speed. There was never a question of his loyality to my schooling. I can honestly say that he loves his students, and is overjoyed as they succeed. Since studying with him. I have now become a professional musician, playing in many different successful bands. Everytime I recieve a compliment, I think of him guiding me to become a better player. I owe alot of my success to him. On a personal level. Julian is honest, caring, and a role model to me. I am proud to call him my friend, I would enthusiasticly endorse him to anyone, of any age, at any level of playing to study with him. A+

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