Simon James is a London based Guitarist, Pianist, Vocalist, Songwriter and Teacher. He studied at Manchester University and the London Centre for Contemporary Music as well as taking time out to Study Flamenco Guitar with Ramon Ruiz of the Alma Flamenco Group.
In addition Simon teaches Jazz Guitar, Bass, Piano and Studio Technology through the Richmond Music Trust, Camden Music Service and Westminster Music Service. He runs short music courses during the Summer holidays that encompass Jazz, Rock and Blues as well as co organising the Camden Youth Orchestra four times a year. Along with teaching in London Simon also takes One on One and Group Personalised Video Lessons and has students in the US, Argentina, Sweden, Norway, India, Mexico, Bahrain, France, Italy and Spain.
Guitar4Free.com originally began as a Blog and YouTube channel with lesson videos to assist Simon's students with their own studies outside of the class time but it has developed into an all round guitar resource centre with not only lessons online but also music, tabs, songwriting tips and a general focal point for all things guitar and music related.