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Jamie Holroyd is a guitarist, educator and author based in the North of England. As a performer, Jamie gives performances all around the UK and maintains a healthy teaching schedule with local and international students. Due to graduate later this year with a BA in Jazz from the prestigious Leeds College of Music, he has studied and performed with some of the finest musicians on the British Jazz scene.
Jamie’s teaching style is to demystify the guitar, meeting the student at their level, breaking down the complex aspects into digestible chunks, whilst focusing on the student’s goals in a relaxed atmosphere. As well as teaching guitar lessons, Jamie has assisted in educational workshops and given guest lectures about the Music Industry to degree level students at the Leeds College of Music. Jamie is also registered guitar teacher with the R.G.T in conjunction with the London College of Music.
Besides teaching, Jamie keeps a busy performing schedule and has performed with leading jazz and blues musicians such as Adrian Ingram, Jim Mullen, Pat McCarthy, Ian Rose, and Alex Eden to name a few. Jamie has performed and headlined at venues and festivals across the country such as Seven Arts, Grimsby Jazz Club, The Sela Bar, Lincoln Jazz Festival and the BBC Venue and has participated in tours and gigs spanning a wide array of musical genres.
Jamie’s lessons and articles have been published by Guitar Player and Guitar Tutor Magazines, Guitar International, Fretterverse, Matt Warnock Guitar, Huddersfield Jazz Guitar Society and the Leeds College of Music.
Currently residing in Leeds, UK Jamie runs an online educational guitar website www.jamieholroydguitar.com which is visited by over 10,000 guitarists from over 100 countries across the globe on a monthly basis.
Jamie uses Mambo Amplification with all his guitars.