Learn the Blues Learn Blues Guitar with Pete Farrugia
Learn blues guitar with registered tutor Pete Farrugia providing expert one to one tuition. Whether it’s learning the basics of the genre from scratch or learning how to perfect your favourite blues songs.
Pete Farrugia offers private Blues guitar and bass tuition to students of all ages and abilities, with lessons tailored to meet the individual needs of each student. Pete is a member of the Registry of Guitar Tutors (RGT), the leading organisation for guitar tutors. The RGT offers graded exams, and performance awards. Pete is also one of their examiners, so he is ideally placed to coach and prepare candidates for these exams.
Correct and appropriate instruction in relevant musical theory is essential for today’s complete musician. Pete has the knowledge, qualifications and experience to provide this.
Whether you’re wishing to study for an exam, or wanting to simply learn for fun, Pete offers personalised, expert tuition either face to face or worldwide via skype to fit your schedule.
Pete Farrugia BA Hons, DipLCM, DipMus gives guitar lessons, ukulele lessons and bass guitar lessons in Carshalton, Surrey, close to Hackbridge, Wallington, Mitcham, Sutton, Cheam, Beddington, Croydon, Waddon, Coulsdon, Banstead, Epsom, Purley, and South London.
Pete also offers lessons online to students worldwide, via Skype.
Learn Country Guitar Pete has a deep understanding of country music, starting with his first professional job in the music business with a touring country band way back in the ‘70s and ‘80s. Since then, he’s visited (and recorded in) Nashville many times, forging cross-Atlantic links with the contemporary country community. Pete favours classic country […]
Learn Rock’n’Roll/Rockabily Guitar The pioneering styles of Chuck Berry were one of Pete’s original inspirations, and Pete continues to work with several bands on the British and European rock’n’roll circuit. Scotty Moore, Cliff Gallup, Paul Burlison, Grady Martin and Tommy Allsup are all influential rock’n’roll guitarists who feature in Pete’s lessons. Lesson Costs These prices […]
Learn Folk Guitar The folk music revival of the ‘50s and ‘60s inspired a whole generation to take up the guitar, so it can’t be set aside in any serious study of guitar music. American acts like The Weavers, The Kingston Trio, Peter Paul and Mary, and British artists like Ewen MacColl paved the way […]
Learn Pop Guitar Whether it be evergreen classics (The Beatles, The Monkees, The Animals, The Kinks, Dusty Springfield, Abba, The Carpenters, Elton John, Cockney Rebel, Kate Bush, Billy Joel ) right through to the present day (Adele, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran), Pete’s got it covered. Not only the chords, riffs and solos, but also the […]
Learn Jazz/Swing Guitar Pete’s own guitar style is best described as jazz-influenced blues, and he draws inspiration from T-Bone Walker, Mickey Baker, Joe Pass, Barney Kessel, Grant Green and many other jazz greats. Pete uses a large repertoire of jazz standards to teach chord substitutions, re-harmonisation, and soloing. Lesson Costs These prices are for face […]
Learn Soul/R&B Guitar From the gospel/soul pioneers like Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Solomon Burke and Otis Redding, via Motown and Stax artists like the Supremes, Temptations, Four Tops, Sam And Dave, right through to Amy Winehouse, Pete’s got the skills, know-how and patience to get you playing your favourite floor-fillers and tear-jerkers. Lesson Costs These […]