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Alan Green

Alan's musical adventures began with the Headmistress of his School giving recorder lessons when he was six. Those early lessons are so ingrained upon his soul, that today Alan still talks about Bars, Quavers and Minims, and twitches visibly whenever the name Mrs Bailey is mentioned. Later escapades included Mother's Ruin, Block A and more bands that nobody has ever heard of. Eventually, he arrived in the Classical Guitar world where he lives to this day (actually, he lives in Essex in England but that part of Essex is really unromantic). As well as performing, Alan Green teaches guitar in ten mainstream Schools, and two specialist Music Schools in Essex and provides private guitar tuition. Contact him about private lessons via his website Rollmop Music.

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  1. Matt Ovens
    September 9th, 2011 @ 10:59 am

    I am new to Guitar. I am struggling with whether I should hire a instructor or just start out with some easy online course so I can learn and practice at my own pace? There are plenty out there on the internet.

    I guess everything has its pros and cons. Any suggestions?

    Thanks – Matt

  2. damian
    October 7th, 2011 @ 10:03 am

    get a teacher. There is NOTHING that compares to playing with a really good musician. 99% of it is about the love and joy and inspiration and you’ll never get that through your computer.