Ben Garnett

Welcome to bengarnett.net!  The official website of guitarist, composer, and music educator Ben Garnett.

Now offering (Skype) lessons!!!

Hello people of the music world!  Just wanted to announce that I am officially taking students of all levels, both in person and over Skype! 

Topics of discussion could include, but are certainly not limited to:

  • Technique Fundamentals

  • Learning Music by Ear

  • Reading Music

  • Composing Your Own Music

  • Arranging Your Own Music, and/or Other People's Music

  • General Improvisation

  • Introduction To Jazz Studies

  • Advanced Jazz Studies - soloing & comping ideas, learning tunes, etc.

  • Exercises In Counterpoint

  • Chord Voicings

  • How To Strengthen Your Time Feel

  • How To Play Well With Others (learning to listen & react while playing)

  • Philosophies On Growing And Getting Better

  • Philosophies On Broad Musical/Life Topics (finding your "voice", getting gigs, playing with others, etc.)

Would love to hear from you if any of these topics sound interesting!  Drop me a line via the "contact" page to discuss rates and setting up a lesson time.  Thanks so much!  -B


Listen below to selected tracks from various gigs!!