Directory of Blues Training


The Directory of Blues Training provides details and links to blues training / tuition / music schools throughout the UK.


red-butler-music-schoolRed Butler Music School

The Red Butler Music School is a four day summer course running Monday - Thursday for ages 7 -14 designed to provide fun opportunities for young musicians to play and learn in bands under the guidance of enthusiastic and professional tutors.




aynsleyAynsley Lister Guitar Tuition

As well as being a regular contributor to Guitarist Magazine and Guitar Techniques, Aynsley has been a tutor for two years running at the IGF Summer Guitar Workshop (International Guitar Foundation). He uses a very aural method of teaching and to benefit fully, students need to be of an intermediate to advanced level. A knowledge of theory is not required but not a problem if you do know this.


musicgurusMusic Gurus - On demand music tutors

Music Gurus work with some of best musicians in the world to share their skills, passion and know-how with you. Learn the secrets, habits and practice techniques that will take your playing to the next level. Tutors include Paddy Milner, Marcus Bonfanti and Pat Levett.


Dale Storr is a professional musician and tutor who has been playing piano for well over 30 years - and working extensively within the music business for over 20 years. He is also a professional touring and recording artist dedicated to the rich evocative sounds of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues, Jazz and Funk. He has toured extensively with visiting American artists and established named UK stars alike. He has been a finalist in the British Blues Awards (Best Piano player) for 2010/11/12/13/14/15/16, and also voted in the top 5 UK Piano players in the Blues Matters Magazine readers' poll. Tailored completely around the individual, Dale's lessons are taught in a very relaxed atmosphere. He is fully DBS (CRB) checked, teaching students of all ages and abilities, from beginners to advanced. He can teach most modern contemporary styles of music and specialise in Blues/Boogie/Jazz Piano, Organ and Keyboards, also easily explaining Improvisation and including Music Theory.


Offer from Simon McBride: I'll teach you 24 licks, live one-to-one, and supply transcriptions.


Here's the deal - over a period of 12 weeks I will teach you 24 licks of mine. It will be a program of the licks I am most often asked about. Each lesson of 30 minutes will cover two licks. I will supply transcriptions of each lick in advance of the lesson (and an audio clip), that way we can concentrate in the lesson on technique and phrasing. By the time we're finished you're going to know a lot of the secrets of my licks and phrasing, and be able to work them into your own ideas and playing. The cost of each lesson is £30. The good thing is I'm only going to ask you to pay for two lessons in advance (and then another two, and so on). You can stop any time you wish. I am limiting this to the first 20 people to come back to me. Obviously you need to be more than a novice because these are not lessons how to play the guitar but lessons how to play my licks. Email me now: [email protected].  Cheers, Simon


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