Jazz and Blues Guitarist
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UK GUITAR RETREAT:
DISCOVERING JAZZ GUITAR
MAY 13-16, 2023
THE BUSH HOTEL, FARNHAM
HOSTED BY TIM LERCH
CLICK VIDEO BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS
REGISTER FOR EVENT: guitarvivo.com/retreat
Tim has a NEW BOOK!
Melodic Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary
Listen to the Video Announcement HERE
Available here: https://geni.us/chord
ARRANGEMENTS AND LESSON PDFs
85 arrangements and/or lessons are available in PDF in either Ted Greene style chord grids or notation with tab – click below to see the full list.
NEW LESSONS !!!
STUDY WITH TIM
To book a private lesson with Tim visit the contact page and send a note.
Enjoy these samples of my music and teaching. Just click on any video to watch. There are many more videos on Tim’s YouTube Channel.
KIND WORDS BY GREAT PLAYERS
Carriage House & Solo Guitar Vol. 1, 2 and 3 are Audio Recordings. We used to call them “records” then we called them “CDs”, now we call them digital downloads. This is not a collection of PDFs. Enjoy! To purchase click on the item below.
“Tim has helped me take my guitar playing to a new level. His passion for teaching makes learning a pleasure and I am always psyched to work on the new concepts he has imparted to me in our lessons. Tim is the best teacher I have ever had for the guitar!”
and Good Listening.
“philiptalk from Youtube
“Amazing artist. I have all the recordings and collections. Helps my playing just listening. Looking forward to what’s coming.”
Here’s a partial list of the gear I use:
- Linda Manzer Blue Note
- Comins GCS 16-1
- Various Fender Custom Shop Nocasters
- TLTX Chubby Mike Lull Custom Guitars (Tim’s Signature Guitar)
- Guild CE100D, Formerly owned by Ted Greene
- 1959 Gibson L-7C
- 1951 Gibson ES 350
- Grez Gibson TL Custom
- Andersen Little Archie and Electric Archie
- 1939 Epiphone Broadway
All guitars set up and repaired by Tom at www.mikelull.com
Many of the above guitars are loaded with Lollar Pickups.
An ever changing pedal board that currently contains :
Korg Blackout tuner, RC Booster, Honey Bee OD, Strymon Lex, Strymon Flint, Echo Baby, Free The Tone Red Jasper and Final Boost, Rocket Pedals the Dude
Depending on the venue I will use one of the following amps:
Fender Princeton Reissue
Quilter 101 Reverb and Tone Block 202
Fuchs ODS 50 and “Princeton”
Sunnyside K-Verb 40
1965 Fender Deluxe Reverb
Fender Deluxe Reverb Reissue
Henriksen the Bud and Forte
Ethos Overdrive amp
I am an artist endorser for the following companies:
D’Addario Strings and Planet Waves accessories. www.Daddario.com
Lollar Pickups www.lollarguitars.com
Henriksen Amps www.henriksenamplifiers.com
Fuchs Amps www.fuchsaudiotechnology.com
Ethos Overdrive www.customtonesinc.com
World renowned guitarist educator and Emmy award winning composer, Tim is a member of the legendary Northwest Gypsy Jazz Group Pearl Django and popular duo with Jamie Findlay. In between gigs with PD and Jamie, Tim tries to play as many Solo Guitar performance as he can fit into the schedule.
In addition to his live playing and recording schedule Tim is also a well respected and popular teacher with a busy schedule of private lessons, classes and workshops. Recent activities include new Master Class courses with TrueFire, Jazz Guitar Camps with Frank Vignola, an Instructional DVD for Hal Leonard Publishing, Master Class Videos for JazzGuitarSociety.com
For those players who want to study privately, Tim is offering private lessons via Skype.
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