Taylor Kropp
Los Angeles, CA
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Taylor Kropp

Taylor K.

Los Angeles, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am professional touring musician with many years of real world experience learning songs and parts to play on stage. I remember what it was like to know nothing about the guitar and the hard work it takes to get proficient. I can help you discover your voice on the instrument, teach things that excite you and provide a solid foundation for learning

About Taylor K.

Hello! My name is Taylor Kropp and I am guitarist currently living in Los Angeles. I am teaching guitar lessons online via Skype/Zoom! Any level, anybody, anywhere. Scales, arpeggios, country, blues, rock, pop etc.

I know the last thing the world needs is another online music teacher but I think I do have something special to offer. I have a distinct memory of what it was like to not know anything about music and how hard it was for me to learn it. Wherever you're at in your playing, I've been there. Message me here for more info!

Taylor Kropp is a producer and guitarist living in Los Angeles, CA. He has produced records for Rye Davis, Maria Diem, and Eli Wain Scott. Before moving to L.A., Kropp worked in Nashville for four years, playing guitar for Rye Davis, Tanya Tucker, Deborah Allen, Kristen Kelly, and Josh Dorr, amongst many others. His debut album Coming Up for Air released in 2017 (praised by American Blues Scene for the way its “Sharp, intelligent lyrics combine with masterful musicianship throughout the entire album”) and was followed by two years of extensive touring across the United States. After relocating to Los Angeles in 2019, Kropp toured with critically acclaimed Americana artists Jaime Wyatt (New West Records) and Jason Hawk Harris (Bloodshot Records). Currently, he can be found gigging and recording locally around L.A., composing for Scorekeepers, or touring with Rye Davis as time permits.

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Robin
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I have had the pleasure of experiencing Taylor’s guitar skills for several years now. If you are looking for a teacher with experience, patience, and talent, Taylor’s your guy. His library of music knowledge and practical skills are thorough and diverse. No matter what music genre you want to master, or if you want to learn to play the electric or acoustic guitar, his skills will guide you to your passion. I can’t recommend him highly enough for children or adults. He has worked with both.

Posted Oct 20, 2020
Andrew
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I've been playing guitar for over 30 years and mostly write songs, as time went by i started running out of fresh ideas on guitar and Taylor quickly honed in on what i was after and started showing me some concepts and ideas i hadn't thought of before so now I'm off to the races with fresh ideas. Taylor rules!

Posted Oct 19, 2020
Sandra
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Taylor made my first guitar lessons very intuitive and interesting. He worked with me to learn songs I was interested in, and immediately introduced me to a metronome to start developing my time. I’m so excited about how much he helped me improve!

Posted Oct 19, 2020

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Experience

Touring/Session Guitarist in Los Angeles, CA
Apr 2019 - Present

Session Work/Touring/Producing

I currently live and work in Los Angeles, CA where I produce artists, play on recording sessions, tour and continue to tour with Los Angeles and Nashville based artists. Some of the artists I have played with in L.A. include Jaime Wyatt, Jason Hawk Harris, Pete Anderson (Dwight Yoakam) and Greg Felden. I have done session work for producer Al Sgro.

Touring/Session Guitarist in Nashville, TN
Mar 2015 - Apr 2019

Tanya Tucker, Kristen Kelly, various artists

I have been a touring guitarist since 2015 and during the time I lived in Nashville, TN I toured nationally with many country acts. I also played and produced many sessions. Select artists from my session work include Rye Davis and Maria Diem.

Guitar Instructor
Jan 2012 - Oct 2014

Skies Program

The Skies program is an after school teaching program for children of parents are in the armed forces. I taught ages 5-18 beginning music theory, guitar and ukulele.

Education

Guitar
Jan 2008 - Aug 2012

Gilroy Music Academy

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

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