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Anthony
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Anthony
« I have just started online lessons with Jacob. I am amazed of how quickly I have managed to pick things up. He explains things very well provides extra information to help me practise like videos, recording etc. I Recommend Jacob 100% »
£26/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Jacob
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Bass guitar
  • Classical Guitar
  • Rock Guitar
  • Stringed instruments
  • Country Guitar
  • Mandolin
Levels
  • All Levels

Friendly private bass guitar tutor based in Leicester for all ages and abilities.

Methodology

Lessons are designed to meet the individual needs of the student. This can be through learning new pieces starting from basic songs and building up a repertoire or working through structured grades. My goal is to provide the basics so students can play as quick as possible and teach themselves allowing a faster progression and a lot of enjoyment!

Experience

I am currently the bass guitarist for 'The Miami Royals' Wedding band based around the East Midlands. I am also a full time private guitar tutor for 'Jacob Mayhew Music' and 'Soar Valley Music Centre'. Teaching in schools across the county of Leicestershire.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £26/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £115
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £220

Details

Lessons must be cancelled 24 hours in advance.

Lessons offered by Jacob
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Bass guitar
  • Classical Guitar
  • Rock Guitar
  • Stringed instruments
  • Country Guitar
  • Mandolin
Levels
  • All Levels

Jacob's CV

Education
Leeds College of Music - BA Hons Popular Music Performance (Guitar)
ABRSM Grade 5 Music Theory
BTEC National Diploma Music
Grade 8 RGT Acoustic Guitar

Teaching Experience
3 Years private tuition on acoustic and electric guitar, ukulele and singing.
Group guitar sessions for Newby Primary School
Teaching for ‘The Guitar Academy’
Soar Valley Music Centre
I have good experience with students with disabilities

Performances
I have played at multiple venues as a solo artist, duet or ensemble. Venues include:
Northern Guitars - Leeds
The Wardrobe – Leeds
Oporto Gaslight Club – Leeds
The Hop – Leeds
The Maze – Nottingham
The Assembley Rooms – Derby

Bakewell Acoustic Festival
Matlock Folk Festival
First guitar in a local performance of Grease the Musical
Christmas carol services
Weddings, birthdays and other celebrations

I have been Guitar 1 in a performance of “Grease The Musical”

Activities

I help set up and organise London College of Music exams for the Manchester area. Dealing with nervous students of all ages and abilities, examiners, parents and other tutors.

I was responsible for many Open mic’s around Derbyshire and a coffee shop in Leeds, reaching out to artists, providing a platform and advertising. During this role I was able to host a secret set for Leeds local band ‘Heir’ who are an up and coming pop band.

I have planned two UK tours, one of which involved a 12 dates covering England and Northern Ireland. I was responsible for contacting venues, venue hire, support artists, stage plans, travel methods, budgets and promotions.


I have completed the official Logic Pro course allowing me to record at home and experiment with different recording techniques.

In my spare time I create my own scores for films and T.V programmes I have my own studio, recording equipment and software.

I continue to maintain and improve my technical Skills on guitar, such as:
Guitar Tapping, Looping and obscure time signatures.

Recordings
I have been involved in the song writing process of two artists on Spotify.

Hollie Haines (concealed information)

Ellen Louise
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References

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Proffessional Vocal Tutor
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Previous employer
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3 reviews on Jacob
  • 5/5

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3 recommendations

A
Anthony

I have just started online lessons with Jacob. I am amazed of how quickly I have managed to pick things up. He explains things very well provides extra information to help me practise like videos, recording etc.
I Recommend Jacob 100%

Natalja

Jake is a very professional guitar tutor, he has helped my daughter achieve her grade 2 guitar exam. She look forward to her lessons every week. Highly recommendable.

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Luna

Jacob has taught me for 6 months now. He really easy to get along with and is very knowledgable. I helps me learn the songs I want to learn as well as developing my skills.
I highly recommend him to anyone wanting to take up the guitar!

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