Author Archives: Rob Reeves

Teaching Resumes for the 3rd Term

I have been having a well earned break during he school holidays…but now looking forward to teaching resuming on Monday 10th July. This term will go through until Friday 15th September. New Invoicing Look During the holidays I have been … Continue reading

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Rob plays the Retro Bar

One of the distinguishing aspects of my approach to teaching the guitar is that it is based on playing gigs. I like to give all my students, whether they are interested in playing professionally, or just for their own fun … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

After a well earned break over the christmas and New Year holidays, we are all set to begin teaching again for term 1, full of enthusiasm for music and guitar! Lessons commence on Monday 23rd January. So if you are … Continue reading

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G major II-V-I practice track

This practice track is intended for bass players who are getting to grips with there II-V-I progressions. The key is G major, with a basic jazz feel, the backing track contains guitar playing the chords and drums doing a slow … Continue reading

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Practice Track – E major Folk Rock

Here is a practice track for working on your E major soloing. It is two chords, a I-IV progression – E and A in the key of E major. Emajor1-4FolkRock

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Bass Practice Track – E Minor Pentatonic

I thought it would be cool for my bass students to play along with a track that I am working on for an album by “The Robert Bloodwood Experience”, which is the name of my blues and groove band. So … Continue reading

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Welcome to New Teacher Jonathan Shelley

New Guitar Teacher Jonathan Shelley is set to start teaching at our Samford Studio at the Farmer’s Hall on Monday August 17th, 2015. Jonathan has studied at the Jazz Music Institute and has performed in many styles of music, including … Continue reading

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Rob Reeves Quartet to play at the Northey St Winter Solstice Festival

The Rob Reeves Quartet will be playing at the Northey St Winter Solstice Festival on Sunday June 21 – at 5PM! The festival begins at 4PM. Come along and check us out. We will be playing with the wonderful Nora … Continue reading

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Practice Track – E7 and A7

Here is a practice track that works with a blues aesthetic. There are two chords, E7 for four bars, then A7 for four bars. For a straight ahead approach use the E major scale with a flat 7 (also called … Continue reading

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Jazz in the Valley – Samford – 29th March

Exciting news at Rob’s Guitar School is the upcoming Jazz in The Valley afternoon in Samford. I have been working hard with Steve Cowley of the Homestead Restaurant to ensure that it will be a great afternoon. As well as … Continue reading

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