In association with
Mr David Bailey
Mr David Bailey

Instruments: Classical guitar
Acoustic guitar
Electric guitar
Genre/Style(s): Guitar
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


David Bailey started to play the guitar at the age of thirteen inspired by the electric guitar sound of Hank Marvin. Throughout his teenage years he received further insiration from a variety of musicians of the 1960s including the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton.

David performed in various bands until his early twenties when he became interested in both folk and classical guitar, inspired by Classical greats Segovia, John Williams and Julian Bream and Acoustic greats Bert Jansch and John Renbourne.

Following study at the Spanish Guitar Centre, London during the 1970s, where David studied under Simon Munting, he recived further tuition from Oliver Hunt, professor of guitar at the London College of Music during the 1980s. After two years of intensive study David Bailey was awarded his Associate of the London College of Music diploma in guitar performance.

In 1990 David attended Dartington College of Arts as a full time music student and after a three year study period graduated with an honours degree. During his time at Dartington he studied steel string guitar under John Renbourne and classical guitar under Stephen Gordon.

David has performed frequently
in concert halls, five star hotels, arts centres and for a variety of private functions. He has also participated in various masterclasses. His large and expanding reportoire includes renaissance Dances, 19th century guitar compositions, baroque, Spanish and Latin American music, the Beatles, Delta Blues, ragtime, easy listening, soft rock, folk and celtic music.

David teaches guitar both privately and as a peripatetic teacher in primary and secondary schools.


Contact David

Address: 27 North Lodge Close
Phone: 01626 866985
Mobile: 07979544538
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £25.00

PLEASE NOTE: All users of our service are bound by our terms and conditions. We strongly recommend that you read our guidelines on choosing a teacher before making any approach to a teacher for music lessons.

If you feel this profile contains any inaccurate or inappropriate content, please let us know.