ROB JACKSON 

has been teaching guitar and other instruments in the Nashville area for 30+ years and has an unparalleled track record of developing excellent guitar players, musicians, and songwriters of all levels and ages.

He teaches everyone from young, budding players to world-famous recording artists and songwriters, with literally tons of references and a nationwide reputation. Long considered to be the best guitar teacher in Nashville (and best banjo, bass guitar, and beginning mandolin teacher), Rob is always eager to work with new students of all ages. You need look no further, you have found Nashville's favorite music instructor.


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NEWS

CAROLINE KOLE - RISING YOUNG STAR

Caroline Kole is one of the most talented people I've ever worked with, and she's just seventeen. Check out her website and new video here and keep an eye out for her, she's the real deal!

WILLIAM TYLER RELEASES SECOND CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUM

William is making an international career for himself as a highly regarded solo acoustic guitarist. He started out with me years ago as a 7th-grade beginner, now plays all over the world to rave reviews. In June 2014, he was featured in RollingStone.com.  Some people would say he is the coolest guitar player in Nashville.

UPDATE - December 2014: William Tyler voted Best Instrumentalist by the Nashville Scene

GARRETT HEDLUND’S EMERGENCY GUITAR LESSONS WITH ROB

Check out the students page for a great interview with Garrett Hedlund about the "emergency" lessons he had with me for his role in the movie Country Strong!  He went from 0 to 10 in four lessons! Also be sure to check out the music video from the movie!

ROB JACKSON STUDIO "GRADUATE" MAKES IT TO LETTERMAN, ROLLING STONE, CMA AWARDS, GRAMMYS.....

Brandy Clark is garnering major league critical acclaim for her first album, "12 Stories", released in 2013.  Check out her January 2014 appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman.  Very cool.  She also recently opened for Loretta Lynn at the Ryman Auditorium on October 10, 2014.  In November 2014, Brandy won a CMA award for "Country Song of the Year" with Kasey Musgraves for "Follow Your Arrow" and was nominated for "New Artist of the Year". Check out her website.

UPDATE-December 2014: Brandy Clark nominated for Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Country Album. Good luck, Brandy !!


VIDEOS

Sit in on a real lesson with Rob and one of his young, hot shot students! - Check out this video, and more cool ones on the STUDENTS page!

Check out one of my best young students,John Provost, who just turned 16. He plowed through my Basic Skills Books in 5 weeks, and this is what happened!!