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Lee Hodgson,  Country Weekend

International demonstrator for Vox amps and guitars and Yamaha guitars.
Guitar Institute teacher & assessor.
International Guitar Foundation (IGF) tutor.
Featured tutor for a wide range of Lick Library DVDs and streaming videos.

    Just a few of the credentials for Lee who takes on his first guitar weekend this year. He's played thousands of gigs, including tours with a Number 1 pop act! and has been a professional guitarist since 1979.
    He is
mainly known as a country picker although he actually plays many different styles, often featuring MIDI-guitar (piano, strings etc.). He also sings lead & harmony vocals. Having been playing on the British country scene since 1987, appearing with Memphis Roots at Wembley Arena and the Royal Albert Hall plus countless clubs, festivals etc. He continues to play UK country festivals with the Steve Cherelle Band.

    Currently gigging on a regular basis with a rock'n'roll/60s band, Benny & The Jetts. He has also done plenty of jazz-funk, pop & soul gigs too, including tours with chart-toppers Odyssey and George McRae, and Top 10 act, Bobby Thurston an after show party gave him the opportunity to jam with Stevie Wonder's Wonderlove! He has been a magazine columnist and transcriber for Guitarist since the mid-80s and for Guitar Techniques since 1994. He's written a book, 'Hot Country', plus writing chapters for 'Guitar: a Complete Guide For The Player' and 'Play Acoustic'. In the education sector he has written courses for Diploma and Degree level, plus two grade pieces (Grade 1 & Grade 5), which are validated by Trinity College of Music.

    Teaching-wise, He joined London's Guitar Institute teaching faculty in 1990 the school is now part of The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance. He is a long-standing tutor for the International Guitar Foundation (IGF) and has also made several DVD tutorials for Lick Library, and one project that he is particularly proud of is acting as host and playing alongside one of his heroes, Albert Lee.

    He now has his own "channel" at and has done many sessions, including hundreds for GT, as produced by Phil Hilborne.

    If you want to know about Country Playing then here is your chance to come on a complete guitar weekend break dedicated to that genre of playing.

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Want advice? then ring me (Malcolm) on 01931 713241

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