Guitar & Bass Lesson with Pro Player Joel Ashmore
Joel Ashmore is a long time music educator and local Denverite. He has taught guitar and bass lessons in the Denver area for over 20 years within a multitude of styles. He also works with new songwriters to help hone their craft. He is a very well rounded and competent teacher with a knack for identifying each student’s unique abilities. He’s been playing professionally for many years with various local groups: Toad in the Hole, Corruptor, The Copper Children, Bushtic, Maggie Jack, New Darlins, as well as The Radio, to name a few. Currently, he is the bassist and band leader for local funk band, $50 Friend. He also plays stand up bass with Alice Mae. Joel has a recording studio, The Musicbox in South Denver where he produces local artists. He recently produced demos for Zea Stallings, Lucas Lee and the Lucky Few and Alice Mae.
Joel is the recipient of numerous songwriting awards from The Colorado Music Business Organization, as well as The Emerald Award from SCFD for his outstanding work with developing music programs for at-risk youth in Sheridan Colorado. He is proficient in Rock, Funk, Blues, RnB, and Jazz as well as Classical Guitar. His love, knowledge and enthusiasm for music is infectious and he is looking forward to helping more aspiring players go to the next level. Joel is pleased to be joining forces and teaching for the incredible luthiers at Spampinato Guitars in SE Denver with Matt Spampinato and Mason Shelmire. Now offering private guitar and bass lessons. If you or someone you know is wanting to be a better player or just begin their journey. Don’t wait another day and call to schedule your private lessons. 720-638-1944.
Learn Guitar from Esteemed Local Artist Alex Trujillo
Alex Trujillo is one of the most esteemed guitarists in the music scene of Denver, Colorado today. Utilizing over a decade of touring and performing experience, Trujillo has developed a laid back and alluring guitar style. He has performed and recorded with Grammy award winner Isaiah “Ikey” Owens (The Mars Volta, Jack White), Dominic Davis (Jack White), Brandon Owens (Lauryn Hill), Matthew Embree (Dispatch), John Macy (The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), Matt Wignall (Cold War Kids), Dave Cooley (Ziggy Marley) & others.
He received his Bachelors Degree in Music from the University of Colorado. Alex has over 15 years of teaching experience & enjoys working with all skill levels from beginner through advanced. Students can expect a fun, laid back, comfortable atmosphere when taking lessons. Available for private or group sessions. Styles of music include Rock, Country, Jazz, Pop, Blues, Classical as well as Theory, Improvisation, Composition, Notation, and Ear Training. Alex understands that every student is unique and caters his teaching style accordingly to keep each student progressing and having fun!