Noah Martin – Student of the Month – May 2019

Noah has got a serious passion for guitar playing and a great taste in music. His ability to retain information is very impressive and has recently pushed him into the more advanced JK Guitar classes. Lead playing is Noah’s forte, he has a natural feel for the guitar and I’m very excited to see how far we can take his playing! Keep it up ...

Lauren Morton – Student of the Month – April 2019

Lauren is from my hometown ‘Newcastle, England’. She has been taking lessons via Skype since January and the improvement has been incredible. Starting with open chords and simple strumming patterns, she smashed onto bar chords (Including 7th chords) and now she is playing lead. This shot is from the intro to strangers in the night which ...

Andrew Adams – Student of the Month – January 2019

January brought an influx of new students, all with different levels, abilities and goals. The competition for SOTM is really heating up! Andrew managed to snatch it through his dedication to practice. It’s very clear to me that he is taking the information provided, and working hard on it in his own time. This is allowing us to make huge prog ...

Brian Bell – Student of the Month – December 2018

As you can see from the picture Brian is bang into his guitar playing at the moment! His dedication to each class is beginning to pay off. Brian never misses a lesson, even swapping over to nightshift he’s always on time and eager to learn. The progression he made in the month of December was outstanding. His lead playing exploded due to his ...

Andrew Alden – Student Of The Month – November 2018

A well worthy winner for student of the month in November. Andrew broke his finger early in the month and amongst having surgery to fix the bad break, he did not miss one lesson. Quite remarkably he still managed to make vast improvements through the painful month, tip of the hat to you sir!! ...

William Morris – Student of the Month – October 2018

October held the beginning of many new students starting their journey on the guitar, a very exciting month for everyone. Mr William Morris (Jerry) stood out from the crowd with his dedication to JK Guitar. He is the longest serving student and is every bit as eager to learn as when we first met. William is an accomplished guitarist looking for hel ...

Austin Turner – Student of the Month – September 2018

It was a close call for student of the month in September, the progress made by everyone was truly outstanding. However Austin’s intake of knowledge was above average, he went from struggling to put chords together to chord reading charts first time. He also included various techniques that he had learned to add dynamics to his playing. Austi ...

Which Strings Are Best For Me?!

Which brand? Which string gauge? Which coating? Every guitarist has individual preference to string choice, 9/10 its just whatever you become used to when you start playing. I’ve tried many different types of strings however elixir stands out for me. For my electric guitar I use the electric nickel plated steel with nanoweb coating. These strin ...

A Quick Lesson…

Welcome to JK guitar. Keep tuned for more tutorial videos, leave a message if you have a song/ riff/ piece of music that you would like me to explain. Take care and Enjoy!