Alex has been playing guitar for over 17 years and in this time he has become a very versatile Guitarist with styles ranging from Rock to Jazz to Acoustic tapping styles. He has used all of these styles in various bands and projects including original bands, function bands, musical theatre, session work and teaching. He has also toured around the Mediterranean and America Playing with high profile function bands and improvisational acts. Alex is also a highly trained and dedicated music producer and has produced over 20 albums for various different artists in the south to critical acclaim. This ties in with his work in library music and corporate indents through which he has created a huge online following for his original productions which feature on computer games and tutorials.
Alex has been teaching Guitar, Drums and Piano since the age of 17. His vast understanding of music theory and practice stands him in good stead to get the best out of all of his students in an enjoyable and relaxed manner. Alex has also taught band sessions so students can experience how to play as part of a unit with other people so they can set up their own musical projects . Alex is a master of taking the BGA course material structure, and tailoring each and every worksheet and lesson to the students needs. In doing so Alex creates an extremely creative learning environment that really inspires his students to continue picking up the guitar and learning! After all, the key to success for a lot of students is consistency in their motivation to learn – With Alex each and every student walks out the door every lesson excited to get back home and play!
Alex’s home studio is located on Cambridge Grove, very near Hove station. This is a great central Hove location which is walking distance from Hove station, very close to pretty much all major bus routes and there is parking available in the area (pay and display).
Alex’s home studio is fully equipped with Marshall amps, Vox amps and a wide range of electric and acoustic guitars not to mention an array of fx pedals to play with! It also features professional recording equipment so students can play along to their favourite tracks and record their progress. Alex will program beats and bass lines in any style you need to progress in the field required and ensure a comfortable and professional environment!