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Brendan Burns has 177 guitar lessons and videos at JamPlay, with 5 beginner lessons, 103 intermediate lessons and 69 lessons in our Artist Series. Use the tabs below to learn more.

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Introductory Guitar

The basics of the basics. Join Brendan for his 5 part series designed to get you started down the road of playing guitar!

Lesson 1

Introductory Guitar...

In his first beginning guitar lesson, Brendan draws on his vast teaching experience and...

Length: 22:18
Lesson 2

Introductory Guitar...

Brendan continues his introductory series for guitar, adding more chords, melodic exercises...

Length: 10:45
Lesson 3

Introductory Guitar...

Brendan continues his Introductory Guitar series with three new chords, a challenging...

Length: 16:21
Lesson 4

Introductory Guitar...

In week number 4, Brendan shows you his chord transition strategy and introduces the major...

Length: 16:34
Lesson 5

Introductory Guitar...

In the final lesson of this series, Brendan sends you on your way with some great tools:...

Length: 14:25
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Learn more About Brendan Burns

Brendan has been passionate about music since childhood. He began his studies on trumpet, in elementary school, and then moved to guitar as a teenager. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Berklee College of Music, and has studied with Norm Zocher, Joe Stump, Bret Willmott, Bob Pilkington, Jay Weik, Tim Miller, & Charlie Banacos. Brendan has been passionate about music since childhood. He began his studies on trumpet, in elementary school, and then moved to guitar as a teenager. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Berklee College of Music, and has studied with Norm Zocher, Joe Stump, Bret Willmott, Bob Pilkington, Jay Weik, Tim Miller, & Charlie Banacos.

While at Berklee, Brendan was a member of the Music Mentoring Program, teaching private lessons to gifted high school students. He is currently teaches, and is chair of the guitar department at Brookline Music School. Brendan also teaches guitar for Tune Foolery & privately at his home in Cambridge, MA.

Along with educating, Brendan plays out often as a Solo Guitarist, performing standards, pop, and classical repertoire. He has recorded and played with the chamber-fusion band Ra Quintent, and as well as Vessela Stoyanova's Eastern Stories Under Western Skies Project. Brendan also performs as a leader, director and sideman for various Boston art-rock projects, and is former member of MIT's Gamelan Galak Tika.