Teaching all ages, abilities and many styles

London Guitar Academy
Teaching Guitar In London.

Teaching all ages, abilities and many styles

London Guitar Academy

About The London Guitar Academy

About London Guitar Academy

About London Guitar Academy

James Stratton is a London based guitarist, songwriter, performer, producer and educator who grew up in Cheshire England but has been based in West London since 1995, teaching guitar in london.

As well as teaching at The London Guitar Academy and many hundreds of private students over nearly 20 years, teaching all ages, and abilities and many styles. James has also taught celebrity students including Violinist Vanessa Mae, Members Of Take That & Lonsdale Boys Club.

As a session guitarist James has played at many big festivals including Glastonbury he has also toured the UK,Europe and the USA.

Songwriting and production has always been a principle interest to James and some his pupils The Lonsdale Boys Club (named after the road the London Academy is based on) are signed to the prodigious Island Records…. His recording studio “Lonsdale Studios” is located in Queens Park North West London where he also lives.

James and our teachers are united in a desire to be a Great Guitar Academy one with SPECTACULAR lessons and classes and OUTSTANDING service.

We want every student, guest and teacher to leave our Academy strengthened in mind and spirit, and more able to rock!

The London Guitar Academy is London’s only dedicated Rock Pop and Blues guitar school specialising in one to one guitar tuition in either electric or acoustic guitar. Each lesson is tailored to suit each students individual taste and ability; offering a fresh and innovative approach to learning the guitar.

*All styles welcome from complete beginner through to advanced, in all styles and welcome students of all ages and abilities! Our guitar lessons are customised to suit you, covering the music you want to learn.

*Lessons can involve theory, song learning, song writing, ear training, lead guitar, rhythm guitar and much more

*All styles welcome, Rock, Pop, Blues. Bass guitar, modern, jazz, rock, R&B, metal, slide, country.Love Music Play Guitar with Guitar Lessons London – London Guitar Academy.

Student Feedback

  • Amanda Timberlake
    "I'm two weeks into a 6 week course of 1:1 online lessons and I'm having an amazing time! James is a patient and encouraging teacher who's enthusiasm for music is contagious."
    Amanda TimberlakeStudent
  • Mario Rojas
    "I took the beginner guitar course (six weeks) and loved every minute. James created a friendly, welcoming environment for our group, calling us a “band” from the start."
    Mario RojasStudent
  • Joel Richards
    "As an adult beginner, I couldn't have a better teacher than James and his brilliant London Guitar Academy Team."
    Joel RichardsStudent
  • Jasmine Jones
    "Great lessons from a truely great teacher! I've really enjoyed every guitar lesson with James . He’s a musical mastermind and great at explaining in an easy to understand way"
    Jasmine JonesStudent
  • Sylvia Porchetta
    "London Guitar Academy are the best guitar teachers in London, and their guitar lessons are unparalleled."
    Sylvia PorchettaStudent
  • Pacila Mochacino
    "London Guitar Academy is my first experience taking actual guitar lessons and I'm so glad I did i chose them! James is constantly encouraging and pushing me to improve my guitar playing abilities."
    Pacila MochacinoStudent
  • Fancis Fox
    "Excellent Guitar Academy! James is a fantastic guitar teacher located here in London, he knows music inside out and is outstanding at teaching students of all ages and abilities"
    Fancis FoxStudent
  •  OfficialRhysus
    "I recently had a guitar lesson with James which I very mucn enjoyed, giving me tips and techniques which I will carry through for a lifetime."
  • "James is a fantastic guitar teacher here in London. His friendly guitar lessons helped me to learn guitar with speed and confidence through the songs that I love."
    Louise DixonStudent

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