The ‘good enough’ chord.

Most beginners feel the need to be brilliant as quickly as possible. At Guitar Access we say slow down and move at your own pace. And beginners will often interrupt the flow of a song or practice piece by 'reconstructing' a poorly made chord. So....it doesn't matter...

Guitar Access founder John Ellis has written a novel.

OK. Here it is. A Gift Of Serenity is now available on Kindle. You don't need a Kindle to read it as you can download Kindle apps for phones. tablets and computers. If you like books by Joseph Campbell, Peter Ackroyd, Dan Brown, Charles Fort, George R.R. Martin,...

Beginner Blues Guitar Workshop

John Ellis runs monthly Beginner Blues Guitar workshops in Central London. They are very popular and people come from all over the UK to attend. You can book a place by going to The Indytute website or booking directly via Eventbrite. Places on...

Interesting videos from this guy.

The people at www.billistryng.com are doing some interesting free lessons supported by quizzes, animations etc. Worth a look. Here is one of their videos about scales. And click here for his channel with more...

Gary Levinson Acoustic Guitars

Gary recently gave me a great lesson on the qualities of English walnut. The LS-58 Sangamon made by Gary is the lightest guitar I have ever played. Fantastic sound balance and a joy to play. I have now dubbed it the "weightless wonder". Gary's great guitars are...

Chanoyu Records

John Ellis has created a new record label to release his instrumental and song-based music. Please check out the CHANOYU RECORDS website for special offers etc. And please sign up for the newsletter. The latest Chanoyu Records release is INFINITY DRIVE, an album of...

Welcome to the new Guitar Access site.

This is where you will find out about the teaching activities of British guitarist and songwriter John Ellis. He has worked with major names in British music including Peter Gabriel, The Stranglers, Peter Hammill, The Vibrators, Judge Smith and many more....

Ragtime Time

Here is the audio file for Ragtime Time by John Ellis.   And here is the tablature. Ragtime time Enjoy!

Welcome to the new Guitar Access site.

This is where you will find out about the teaching activities of British guitarist and songwriter John Ellis. He has worked with major names in British music including Peter Gabriel, The Stranglers, Peter Hammill, The Vibrators, Judge Smith and many more....

read more

The ‘good enough’ chord.

Most beginners feel the need to be brilliant as quickly as possible. At Guitar Access we say slow down and move at your own pace. And beginners will often interrupt the flow of a song or practice piece by 'reconstructing' a poorly made chord. So....it doesn't matter...

read more

Beginner Blues Guitar Workshop

John Ellis runs monthly Beginner Blues Guitar workshops in Central London. They are very popular and people come from all over the UK to attend. You can book a place by going to The Indytute website or booking directly via Eventbrite. Places on...

read more

Interesting videos from this guy.

The people at www.billistryng.com are doing some interesting free lessons supported by quizzes, animations etc. Worth a look. Here is one of their videos about scales. And click here for his channel with more...

read more

Gary Levinson Acoustic Guitars

Gary recently gave me a great lesson on the qualities of English walnut. The LS-58 Sangamon made by Gary is the lightest guitar I have ever played. Fantastic sound balance and a joy to play. I have now dubbed it the "weightless wonder". Gary's great guitars are...

read more

Chanoyu Records

John Ellis has created a new record label to release his instrumental and song-based music. Please check out the CHANOYU RECORDS website for special offers etc. And please sign up for the newsletter. The latest Chanoyu Records release is INFINITY DRIVE, an album of...

read more

Ragtime Time

Here is the audio file for Ragtime Time by John Ellis.   And here is the tablature. Ragtime time Enjoy!

read more