About The Author Of
Learn Guitar Online
Hi, my name is Bob Murnahan. As the creator of this website I would like to pass along a few ideas I have about learning to play the guitar. It is my hope these lessons will increase your enjoyment of the guitar and the music you want to play.
I got my first guitar as a Christmas present at the age of 8. Itâ€™ s been 36 years since I got that first guitar. I still play almost every day, I perform on a regular basis and I teach guitar lessons to 40 students a week. Iâ€™ve been fortunate enough to make a living doing something I truly love. Playing the guitar.
I attended The Ohio State University where I majored in jazz studies and also received two great years of classical guitar instruction. As a member of the OSU Jazz Ensemble I had an opportunity to tour Europe which included gigs at The North Sea and Montreaux Jazz festivals.
A few other career highlights include:
â€¢ Playing in the orchestra during productions of Grease and Jesus Christ Superstar.
â€¢ A stint in Las Vegas at the Four Queens Hotel.
â€¢ Being signed to the Sisapa Record Label as a member of the jazz fusion group Rager.
We recorded 2 cd's, toured across the country and received national airplay.
â€¢ Conducted music store clinics as a representative of Peavey Guitars.
I am currently playing in Columbus Ohio with the
Chandler Wright Story.
I also am currently endorsing Godin Guitars. You can see my listing with Godin by
Some of my favorite guitarists and influences include Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Pat Metheny, Pat Martino, Chet Atkins, Albert Lee and Eddie Van Halen. This is definitely the short list. There are many others. I am a big fan of good guitar, regardless of the style.
Thanks for checking out the learn guitar online site. I invite you to check back often. I will be adding to the site as time permits. If you have any questions or things you would like to see on the site, let me know.
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Enjoy and Best Wishes,