Student Showcase: Winter 2017

We played our second show at Empty Sea Studios on Mar 12. What a great night! Enjoy the whole show here: Individual videos: Ella (11): “Safe & Sound” – Taylor Swift Leo (8): Medley: “Louie, Louie” – The Kingsmen, “Smoke …

Student of the Month: Xavier

Xavier is a chord learning machine. In less than a year of lessons, I think he’s learned more chords than any of my other ukulele students. We had to move beyond my recommended common chords and into an ukulele chord …

Student of the Month: Ben

Ben started his guitar journey last year around Christmas time with a whole lot of “Jingle Bells” and “Smoke on the Water”. After the holidays, we set out to satisfy his craving to play and sing songs from Billy Bragg …

Student of the Month: Ella

Our May Student of the Month is ten-year-old Ella. In her eight months of guitar lessons, she’s learned snippets of many different songs, but she fine-tuned her first full song last month, strumming chords and singing along on “Kumbaya”. Ella’s …

Guitar Concert DVD

14 Must-See Guitar Concert DVDs

One of the best ways to get inspired is to watch a master do what you’re learning to do. We students of the guitar are fortunate; there are mountains of concert DVDs out there showcasing incredible guitarists. I won’t try …

Student of the Month: Max

Here’s Max, the April Student of the Month. He’s been playing for less than a year, but his passion for music and guitar already runs deep. He takes everything I give him in lessons and runs with it, especially the …

Student Showcase: Spring 2016

New venue for the latest Showcase, and what a great space to have a concert. We played at Empty Sea Studios on Apr 1, and it was a magical evening for everyone involved. Enjoy the whole show here: Individual videos: …

Student of the Month: Will F

This is Will’s second Student of the Month feature. His first time was three years ago, not long after he’d started lessons. Since then, we’ve studied Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gary Clark Jr., Franz Ferdinand, Ratatat, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Weezer, …

Student of the Month: Isabella

Congratulations to 11-year-old Isabella, our February Student of the Month. Izzy’s been taking lessons at Deft Digits for a year and a half, and she’s utterly obsessed with strumming chords and singing her favorite pop/dance tunes. We must have worked …

Student Showcase: Fall 2015

Another fantastic Showcase happened last weekend, on 10 Oct 2015. So many of my students are reaching a level where I can sing and play along with them. These events are becoming more and more fun for me! Watch the …