Music Lessons at Guitar Emporium


Our Teachers for Guitar, Bass, and More


Jimi Hendrix

Jimi doesn't currently teach here, but if he did, it would be freaking awesome!
His email is if6was9@bling and his phone # is 502-459-4153.  

Tim Ragan

Tim has been teaching folks from 3 to 93 years old how to play their respective stringed instruments, since 1998.  He's been an instructor at Guitar Emporium since 2006 and has played professionally since the early 90's.  Mainly teaching electric and acoustic guitar, he also helps folks out with their slide instruments, ukulele and bass guitar.  His primary focus is on figuring out how you learn and tailoring your lessons to fit your needs.   Whether you're an absolute beginner or a veteran player needing a booster, he's gotcha covered.  

Contant: 502-777-0590 or 502-459-4153


Tom Browning

Tom has been a fixture on the Louisville music scene since the late 60's.  Been playing with the legendary local band, The Merry Pranksters since the 80's.  Great guitarist, great teacher and just a great guy.  

Contact: 502-424-3615.


Jake Reber

Jake Reber is a professional musician with 16 years experience in classical and jazz performance. Expertise includes: guitar, (upright) double bass, electric bass, cello, mandolin, ukulele & keyboard across the spectrum of musical genres. With over a decade of teaching experience, he individualizes curricula to fit students of all ages and learning abilities. Whether you want to learn how to read music, walk bass lines, slap/pop, or simply increase your scale/mode knowledge, he can help you.  

Contact: 859-402-6299

 Paul Smith

Paul teaches guitar, runs our Saturday at noon "Learn to" jam session and has been a member of the Louisville rock scene since the 80's.  

Contact: 502-777-0597