Author Jon Damian is an active international performer, composer, arranger, lecturer, clinician, and author. His varied career has included performances with performers ranging from Howard McGhee to Bill Frisell, Linda Ronstadt to Johnny Cash, Luciano Pavarotti to Leonard Bernstein and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and many others. He is considered among the world’s foremost thinkers about guitar theory and pedagogy, and is author of The Guitarist’s Guide to Composing and Improvising (Berklee Press: 2000). Many of his students have become guitar luminaries, such as Bill Frisell, Wayne Krantz, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Leni Stern, James Valentine, and Mark Whitfield.

Books by Author:

The Guitarist’s Guide to Composing and Improvising

Unleash the creative potential of your guitar, and express your imagination through your music. This inspiring, practical, and fun approach to composing and improvising will develop your sense of dynamics, articulation, rhythm, melodic direction, and musical E.S.P. A truly unique collection of creative resources for the curious guitarist.