Jim Kelly is a professor of guitar at Berklee College of Music, where he has taught since 1974 and mentored thousands of guitarists.

Career Highlights:
  • Alumnus, Berklee College of Music
  • Performances with Gary Burton, Jim Odgren, Duke Robillard, and others
  • Leader on the CD The Sled Dogs, The Music of Jim Kelly on RAM Records, Italy
  • Recordings with the Berklee All-Stars and Duke Robillard’s Swing
  • International clinician
  • Author of Berklee Guitar Style Studies, previously released as the book/video series Jim Kelly’s Guitar Workshop and More Guitar Workshop

Books by Author:

Berklee Guitar Style Studies

Learn to play rock, blues, jazz, funk, Latin, R&B, and other styles! Each of these twenty studies features the characteristic…