Banjo Teacher List and Directory
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California 5-String Banjo Instructor List
Banjo Lessons in San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Fresno and other major California cities

Bay area

Name: Bill Evans
Style: All 3 finger styles
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.nativeandfine.com
Phone: 510-559-8879

Berkeley, Alameda

Name: Ran Bush.
Email: [email protected]
URL:
Phone: 510-526 6956


Berkeley

Name: Jim Carr
Style: Bluegrass & Old Time (teach at 5th String Music Store)

Email: [email protected]
URL:
Phone: 510-548-8282


Bishop

Name: Bob Thornburg
Style: Clawhammer (beginner/intermediate)

Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.gourdbanjo.com
Phone:

Los Angeles area Banjo Teachers

Name: Red Pelican Music / Adam
Style:  Scruggs / Bluegrass
Level:  Beginning to Advanced
email:  [email protected]
Address: 10845 Lindbrook Drive, Suite 209, Los Angeles, CA 90024
phone: (310) 893-0776

Chico, CA

Name: Mack McDonald
Style:  Scruggs & Reno
Level:  Beginning to Advanced
email:  [email protected]
phone: 530.340.2632

San Jose and Palo Alto, CA


Name:  Victor Skidanenko
Styles taught:Scruggs, Reno, Melodic
Email:[email protected]
URL: www.wix.com/gretsch6120/music-lessons
Phone: 408 460-6903

Name: Dave Douglass
Style: old-time clawhammer-beginner thru
advanced
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.davedouglass.com
Phone: 408-564-0959

Gilroy

Name: Todd Cleave
Style: styles taught through Intermediate level:
frailing/clawhammer, bluegrass on 5-string;
traditional jazz on plectrum, tenor.
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.gilroyguitargallery.com
Phone: 408-847-6350

Livermore

Name: Jim Bottorff
Style: Scruggs
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.jbott.com
Phone: 925-294-3837

Los Angeles

John Rosen
Bluegrass/Scruggs Style
(818) 590-5691
cell (818) 590-6831.
[email protected]


Mi Wuk Village

Name: Pete Pardee
Style: All Styles
Email: [email protected]
URL:

Palo Alto

Name: Jack Tuttle
Style: Scruggs
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.jacktuttle.com
Phone: (650) 320-8733

Redlands

Name: Peggy Menendez Zeigler
Style:
Email: [email protected]
URL:
Phone: 909-228-0612

Santa Maria/Arroyo Grande


Name: Julio Boysenberry
Style: All 3 finger styles
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.megagem.com/wildwood.html
Phone: 805 459-6019

Sacramento

Name: Allen Hendricks
Style: Scruggs, Melodic, Beginners to Advanced
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 530-622-1953

Name: Andy Alexis

Style: Clawhammer/Old Time Banjo
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.pineycreekweasels.net

Phone: 916-457-7752

San Francisco

Name: Uke Lorenz
Style: Scruggs Style, Jimmy Martin and Folk (basically I'll teach someone how to accompany themselves on the banjo to folk songs and even rock and pop).

Email: [email protected]
URL:
Phone: 650-359-0766, 650-333-9164 (cell)

San Bernardino/Riverside/Redlands area of Southern California Banjo Instruction

Name: Pete Roehling

Styles Taught: Beginning to professional Clawhammer, and beginning to
intermediate Bluegrass. He is very experienced.

Email: [email protected]

Phone #: (909)794-6125

Gilroy, Calif.
Name: Todd Cleave

Style: styles taught through Intermediate level:
frailing/clawhammer, bluegrass on 5-string;
traditional jazz on plectrum, tenor. I teach at
Gilroy Guitar Gallery.

Email: [email protected]

URL: http://www.gilroyguitargallery.com

Phone: 408-847-6350


Apple Valley/ High Desert Region

Name: Julie Wingfield
Style: Scruggs and most 3 finger styles
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 760-242-273