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Savage Guitar Studio Services; Guitar Lessons, Newcastle

Want To Learn To How To Play Guitar, Bass & Follow Music Notation?
Savage Guitar Studio provides professional electric guitar, acoustic guitar, electric bass & music tuition, teaching all styles of guitar of modern contemporary guitar, from beginners to advanced. Fully accredited examinations, qualifications and music grades can also be taught and administered.

See below for a complete list of guitar tuition services;


Electric Guitar Lessons, Newcastle;

All styles of electric guitar playing are covered ranging from Jazz, Rock, Blues, Country, Funk, Pop, Latin, Metal, etc. RGT (Registry of Guitar Tutors) grades from preliminary to grade 8 and ACLM, LLCM & FLCM.

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Newcastle Guitar Lessons & Music Tuition

Blues; scales, arpeggios, chords, blues genre chord progressions, rhythms & grooves, picking, hybrid picking, alternate & economy picking, slide, tunings for slide guitar, vibrato, string bending, legato, songs, theory, how to understand written notation & tablature, chord reading, improvisation.

Jazz & Latin; scales, arpeggios, chords, jazz formula & genre chord progressions, rhythms & grooves, gypsy jazz, bossa, samba, swing & straight playing, picking, hybrid picking, alternate & economy picking, slide, vibrato, string bending, legato, songs, theory, sight reading, improvisation.

Rock; scales, arpeggios, chords, chord progressions, rock genre rhythms & grooves, picking, hybrid picking, alternate & economy picking, vibrato, string bending, legato, tuning for rock & metal songs, theory, how to understand written notation & tablature, finger tapping, speed picking, using distortion and effects, whammy bar techniques, improvisation.

Pop; scales, arpeggios, chords, chord progressions, rhythms & grooves, picking, hybrid picking, alternate & economy picking, slide, vibrato, string bending, legato, song analysis & performing/play songs, theory, improvisation.

Funk; scales, arpeggios, chords, funk genre chord progressions, rhythms & grooves, semiquaver rhythm playing, picking, hybrid picking, alternate & economy picking, vibrato, string bending, legato, songs, theory.

Metal; scales, arpeggios, chords, chord progressions, rock & metal genre rhythms & grooves, picking, hybrid picking, alternate & economy picking, vibrato, string bending, legato, tuning for rock & metal (detuning) songs, theory, finger tapping, speed picking, using distortion and effects, whammy bar techniques, improvisation.

Newcastle Bass Lessons

Newcastle Bass Lessons

Country; scales, arpeggios, chords, chord progressions, country genre rhythms & grooves, flat picking, hybrid picking, alternate & economy picking, vibrato, string bending, legato, songs, theory, speed picking, techniques, improvisation.

Acoustic; scales, arpeggios, chords, chord progressions, rhythms & grooves, finger picking, hybrid picking, alternate & economy picking, vibrato, string bending, legato, songs, theory, improvisation, sight reading.


Electric Bass Guitar Lessons, Newcastle;

scales, arpeggios, chords, chord progressions, rhythms & grooves, picking, alternate & economy picking, vibrato, string bending, legato, songs, theory, slap technique, walking bass lines, improvisation.


Music Notation Sight Reading;

working from basic music notation to advanced reading, understanding how to read and dictate rhythmical notation, metronome use.


Music Theory

Notes on the stave, scales, intervals, chords, key signatures, time signatures, accidentals, grades, understanding written music, sight reading written notation


Registered Tutor & Qualifications

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Qualifications with The Registry of Guitar Tutors

Registry of Guitar Tutors (RGT) examinations and qualifications make up the perfect environment for your private guitar, bass and music theory tuition. Jimi Savage has taught in schools, colleges and universities, so all age ranges are catered for, the youngest guitar student he has taught was a 6 year old student and the eldest a 72 year old. For Bass Guitar, all styles up to grade 8 RGT.

Savage Guitar Studio offers a series of fully-accredited post Grade 8 Guitar Performance Diplomas that reflect the specific skills needed by electric guitarists playing rock, blues and other styles of popular music.

There are four levels of Electric Guitar Performance Diploma available:

  • Diploma Of The London College Of Music – DipLCM
  • Associate Of The London College Of Music – ALCM
  • Licentiate Of The London College Of Music – LLCM
  • Fellowship Of The London College Of Music – FLCM

A range of accredited teaching Diplomas for electric guitar, bass guitar and acoustic guitar can also be offered;

There are three levels of Teaching Diploma available:

  • Diploma Of The London College Of Music – DipLCM(TD)
  • Associate Of The London College Of Music – ALCM(TD)
  • Licentiate Of The London College Of Music – LLCM(TD)

Instruments & Equipment

All equipment is supplied, which includes; all guitars inc electric, steel & nylon string acoustic. Amplification, guitar leads, stationary, printed handouts, backing tracks, music notation & tablature, plectrums, etc, are all provided for you here at the studio, so you don’t have to bring anything, just turn up and play.


Lessons by Video link; Skype, FaceTime & Facebook

Guitar Lessons available via Skype

Guitar Lessons available via Skype

If you feel you live to far away to travel, then I can offer you tuition sessions by video link using Skype, Facetime (mac users) and Facebook. You can have a guitar/music lesson where ever you prefer. I have taught many students from around the world. Please get in touch via website contact form or ring Jimi Savage on 0772 526 1507 for more details.