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The Jon Rittmann Guitar Studio offers the best in private lessons with 35 years teaching experience.
NO CONTRACTS REQUIRED, you can pay per lesson or by the month.
"Over the years I have taught many of the guitar teachers that currently teach in the Tucson area as well as in California, New York City, Texas and Nashville."
Jon started playing gigs at the age of 12 and has been playing live ever since - playing nightclubs, concerts, recording studios, radio spots, documentary movie soundtracks, recording and composing original music.
Jon is the teacher of world famous rockstar Barry Sparks, who played with many famous bands including The Scorpions, Yngwie Malmsteen, DOKKEN and Ted Nugent.
I offer lessons for:
- Heavy metal
- Jazz fusion and bebop
- Jazz improve
- Song writing
- Jazz chord melody (and arranging)
- Modes and how to use them
- Chart reading
- Funk and blues
- Advanced chord method (learn over 2880+ chords)
- Tons of technique exercises to develop speed
- Hard rock
- Bass lessons
- Acoustic guitar
- Electric guitar
"I will transcribe any song from jazz to metal, or you may choose from over 4000+ songs that I already transcribed.
This is the fastest and the most fun method of learning rock guitar, bass, speed picking, heavy metal, blues, jazz and funk.
I cover anything or everything from proper right/left hand technique, fretboard orientation, proper warm-up, tuning, ear training, chart reading, style versatility, groove, timing and Theory to Speed Learning Techniques, career orientation, gear advice and much more.
I specialize in taking intermediate and professional rock, pop, jazz, metal and blues players to a much higher level by making them understand guitar playing, and music in a deeper and more logical way.
I teach techniques, fretboard orientation, effective practicing, speed learning, multiple chord technique and theory in a way that will rapidly improve your playing and confidence on stage and in the studio, as well as help you find your own style.
I have been teaching for 35 years, and have had over 2000 students during that time.
I am the teacher of Barry Sparks, who was the bass player for Scorpions, Ted Nugent, DOKKEN, UFO, Yngwie Malmsteens Rising Force band. Barry is currently playing with The B'z in Japan.
Also taught world famous television star Ty Miller of the "Young Riders" TV series, and other celebrities. "
A little background:
At the age of 22, Jon was praised and recognized by world famous jazz artists Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and The Jeff Lorber Fusion Group.
Chick Corea said, "You're great! Not only good technically, but you communicate - you let your audience into your music - that's valuable for a musician, but not every musician does it!".- Chick Corea
Jeff Lorber said, "I enjoyed your music very much, and I think you are a very talented musician".- Jeff Lorber
Jon was guitarist for drummer Tom McCormick of The Tubes and blues guitarist for famous Chicago Blues Legend Little Johnny Taylor, and has played numerous concerts opening for artists such as Al Green and Lenny Williams (Tower of Power) at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix Arizona and many others.
4525 E Skyline Dr , Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85718
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