Don't miss an opportunity to learn from world renowned guitarist Jack Pearson!
Jack Pearson is known as an A-list blues/rock lead and slide guitarist. His playing is sophisticated while full of intensity and passion. His versatility and musicianship keep his performances fresh and exciting. Blues Revue calls him a "world-class guitarist"; Rolling Stone brags on his "light touch and fluid, jazzy style"; Boston Globe declared him "an outrageously smooth slide guitarist"; and Real Blues Magazine recognized him as "one of the best blues/rock guitarists on the scene today".
Playing professionally for almost 40 years, Jack is adept at many musical instruments and genres and possesses the ability to take each to a higher level. Having been influenced by many styles of music, his knowledge of the history of each also allows him to deliver a "true to the tradition" performance.
He has mastered a wide range of instruments including electric, slide, acoustic and resonator guitar, mandolin, old time banjo and Hammond organ, which he incorporates into various musical styles such as blues & roots music; jazz & bebop; pop & rock; and bluegrass & country.
Jack has worked either live or in the studio with a diverse group of artists and musicians including The Allman Brothers Band, Vince Gill, Jimmy Buffett, Earl Scruggs, Chris LeDoux, Delbert McClinton, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Mac McAnally, Amy Grant, Groove Holmes, Faith Hill, T. Graham Brown, Jimmy Hall, Gregg Allman, Gov't Mule, Buddy DeFranco, Shelby Lynne, Jimmy Raney, Jim Horn, Bonnie Bramlett, Mundell Lowe, The Jordanaires, Lee Roy Parnell, Kirk Whalum, Jimmy Nalls, Chuck Leavell and the list goes on and on.
Over the years Jack has taught at numerous guitar clinics/workshops, spoken to big band orchestras on bebop & jazz techniques as well as given private instruction to students of all skill levels. A sampling of his teaching credits includes:
Faculty member at the annual W.C. Handy Music Camp at University of North Alabama
Guest lecturer on phrasing for big band orchestra at Middle Tennessee State University
Guest lecturer for guitar master class at Western Kentucky University
Guest instructor on Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar video course
Guest instructor on Learn & Master Blues Guitar with Steve Krenz
Host & instructor at Jack Pearson Guitar Clinics
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to improve your guitar skills and meet one of the most respected and admired players in the music industry. Check for scheduled clinics listed below.
Clinics vary but may include :
chord substitution, chord melody
working man chord voicings
comping behind a soloist
rhythm playing styles
slide guitar techniques
intonation with slide guitar
right hand damping techniques with slide
types of strings, slides, picks
intonation with string bends
building a solo
how to incorporate legato phrasing & playing with dynamics
Music Styles: blues, delta blues, southern rock, jazz, R&B, ragtime
- Limited Enrollment - No Recording Allowed - Tuition Is Non-Refundable / Non-Transferrable - Tuition Is Clinic Specific & Cannot Be Applied To Other Clinics/Products
No clinics scheduled at this time. Please check back soon.