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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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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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Gig on New Years Eve

Well the year is fast drawing to a close – I wish all my students and their families a very merry christmas and a happy new year. I hope you have enjoyed your year of learning guitar, and are taking … Continue reading

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Rob Releases Album

I am very pleased to announce that I have released an album under the name Bob Reeves. The Album entitled “Songs of Place” sits in the modern folk tradition, and has a bunch of songs about my favourite places around … Continue reading

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Practice Track for Bass – Notation

The following is a practice track for bassists who want to get their music reading skills going. To use this practice track, you will need to be able to read the bass clef in the first position in the key … Continue reading

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New Ensemble Program to begin Term 3

Playing with other guitarists and musicians is a wonderful learning opportunity for students of any musical instrument. It provides the opportunity to meet and form friendships with other musicians, and to develop one’s musical skills in playing with others. It … Continue reading

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