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Weddings, clubs, parties and bars

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Original and covers

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E-mail me for more information on lessons or performances.

About Biography

I am a performer, songwriter  and guitar instructor living in Northeast Minneapolis. Along with performing as a soloist, I am a member of two different groups; Step Rockets and Soul Tree.  Step Rockets is an original indie rock band and Soul Tree is a variety band, both based in Minneapolis.  I play around 150+ shows a year in bars, clubs, weddings and private events.

My musical interests brought me to Perpich Center for the Arts music program, McPhail music program, McNally Smith Music College and later studying under Paul Esch.  After College I became the resident guitar instructor at St. Barnabas Center for the Arts in Plymouth, Minnesota and continue to teach private lessons in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding areas.

Check out my Calendar to see where I’m playing next or my Lesson section to inquire about private lessons.

 

 

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Lessons What We Do

Teaching

 

    • Philosophy 

I love playing the guitar!  I find great joy in passing on this passion to anyone who has an interest in playing.  I enjoy being able to shape the lesson to suit whatever goals the student has in mind. Learning how to play your favorite songs (all the way through!), develop your song writing skills,  learning how to read music, or understanding how music theory works on your guitar. I would love to show you how much fun it is to play!  

Locations and Pricing

 

  • Locations

There are a few places to choose from to take lessons.  I have a studio space in Minneapolis and in Plymouth. I also go to the students home to teach lessons. In – Home lessons are the most popular way to take private lessons.  If you are in the Plymouth area I have a studio space at St. Barnabas Center for the Arts on Old Rockford Road and CR 9.  My Minneapolis location is in the Profile Event Center near the University of Minnesota Campus.  Here is a map.

  • Pricing

Private Lessons in Studio:

$25 – Half Hour

$37 – 45 Min.

$50 – Hour

 

Private In – Home Lessons:

$30 – Half Hour

$42 – 45 Min

$60 – Hour

 

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News Latest Posts

Seasons Changing

As the seasons are changing and the smell of the siberian air mixed with the falling leaves I have been enjoying some classical guitar.  Terrega, Carcassi, and a little Bach on classical guitar.  I’ve studied a few pieces and relate it to climbing a mountain.  Each new phrase is difficult and a feeling of great accomplishment when performed correctly.  The view from the top of a great climb is that much more sweet because of the struggle to get there.

 

Make a cup of tea and check out these tunes:

Robert Westaway – Prelude in E major – J.S. Bach

Robert Westaway – Romanza

Robert Westaway – Capricho Arabe – Francisco Tarrega

 

Ahh….

Music Music

 

Popular

Ho Hey

 

These Days

 

 

Classical

 

Cannon in D

Romanza

Etude in A Major

Jazz

 

Autumn Leaves

My Favorite Things

 

Here is a latin track I played on with the very talented Franco on vocals!

 

Song List

Sample Song list:

  • Ho Hey – Lumineers
  • These Days – Jackson Browne
  • Lazy Song – Burno Mars
  • Toes – Zac Brown Band
  • Is This Love – Bob Marley
  • Bubble Toes – Jack Johnson
  • Cry Me a River – Michael Buble
  • Nutshell – Alice in Chains
  • Red Light – Johnny Lang
  • 500 Miles – The Proclaimers 
  • Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
  • Waiting in Vain – Bob Marley
  • Lonley Boy – Black Keys
  • This is How We Do It – Montell Jordan
  • No Diggity – Black Street
  • Little Talks – Of Monsters and Men
  • Tainted Love – Soft Cell
  • Sweet Dreams – Eurythmics
  • Home – Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Hold On – Alabama Shakes
  • Somebody That I Used to Know – Gotye
  • Thinking About You – Frank Ocean
  • No Strings Attached – Mayer Hawthorne
  • Electric Feel – MGMT
  • Clint Eastwood – Gorillaz
  • Float On – Modest Mouse
  • Kiss – Prince
  • Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
  • Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
  • When Doves Cry – Prince
  • Hard to Handle – Black Crowes
  • Rolling In the Deep – Adele
  • Use Me – Bill Withers
  • Pumped Up Kicks – Foster the People
  • Little Help From My Friends – The Beatles
  • Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
  • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morisson
  • Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  • Joker – Steve Miller Band
  • Life By the Drop – Stevie Ray Vaughn
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • Simple Man – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Learning to Fly– Tom Petty
  • What I Got – Sublime
  • Californiacation– Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Santeria – Sublime
  • Beast of Burden – Rolling Stones
  • Mustang Sally – Wilson Picket
  • Blister In the Sun – Violent femms
  • Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
  • Roadhouse Blues – The Doors
  • Play that Funky Music – Wild Cherry
  • Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
  • No Rain – Blind Melon
  • Wind Cries Mary– Jimi Hendrix
  • Going to California – Led Zeppelin
  • Plush – Stone Temple Pilots
  • Wish You Were Here – Incubus
  • Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
  • Poly – Nirvana
  • I Shot the Sheriff – Bob Marley
  • The Weight – The Band
  • Bad moon rising – CCR
  • Tush – ZZ Top
  • Bennie and the Jets – Elton John
  • Hotel California – Eagles
  • Kryptonite – 3 doors down
  • Free Fallin – Tom Petty
  • Stuck in the Middle – Steelers Wheel
  • Wonderwall – Oasis
  • Heart of Gold – Neil Young

…many many more.

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Contact Get in Touch

  • Address: 1416 Madison St. NE  Minneapolis, MN
  • Phone: 763 – 234- 0114
  • Email: bradylillie@gmail.com