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Billboard Magazine calls Jim Campilongo, “an American treasure”, an accolade this guitarist's artistry and influential career has richly earned him.

With seven albums of original material and guest appearances on dozens of recordings; from the Bammie-winner's contribution on Cake's million-selling “Prolonging the Magic” to (most recently) doing lead guitar duties with Martha Wainwright, Teddy Thompson and The Little Willies, his band with Norah Jones, He's also had repeat appearances on David Letterman, Conan O'Brien and been interviewed on many major radio shows. Campilongo is also a published guitar teacher and contributing editor for Guitar Player Magazine. Campilongo's virtuosity and originality has inspired a generation of guitar players. His songwriting uses a palette of the best in Blues, Country, Jazz and Rock with a sensitivity and wit that has also earned him the broad fan base most instrumental guitarist never enjoy....
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JIM CAMPILONGO IN TOP 50 ESSENTIAL NYC SECRETS IN THIS WEEKS TIME OUT... November 2008 ”...New York has no shortage of guitar heroes but few cover as many bases as Jim Campilongo...” “...reveals a range that extends from seductive country-swing to atmospheric jazz and well beyond...

BILLBOARD MAR 2007 ”...an overall killer course on How To Play Your Instrument Putting All Others To Shame. The man can jam. His instrumental compositions are practically lyrical, mixing blues with jazz with country. A real treasure...”


VILLAGE VOICE NYC OCT 2006 ”...Campilongo takes his (as Jim Macnie so accurately coined) “Twangadelica” stepwise into gorgeousness...”

USA TODAY ”.....

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Primary InstrumentGuitar

LocationBrooklyn, NY

Willing to teachBeginners

Credentials/BackgroundTake the "L" train to the Grand St stop. I'm 50 yards from the stop I'm happy to supply a quality electric guitar for you to play at the lesson *no problem AT ALL* Please bring a blank cassette for my recorder, SanDisk for my recorder (see attachment below for example) or recording device of your own for taping the lesson. **Recording the lesson will help you out greatly** Lessons are $85.00 for one hour of private instruction ...

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Jim Campilongo with "The Little Willies" (Norah Jones) Live at the Living Room NYC "Gotta Get Drunk" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg2jn-Ha1-0 Jim Campilongo  & Fender amplifiers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHVG4kDurtY Jim Campilongo - Live at the Living Room NYC "Like, Hello?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1D9dSuoLW94 Jim Campilongo Live at the Living Room NYC  "Monkey in a Movie" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJtGY8uRNIw Jim Campilongo at the Detroit Opera House "Watchin' You Drown in a Mud Puddle" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqRfrngMCc8 Jim Campilongo Live at the Living Room NYC "Finger Puppet" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YF8KGSiXLY Jim Campilongo at Home in Brooklyn http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Z_SCQt2XUE Jim Campilongo and the 10 Gallon Cats "Harlem Nocturne" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kXyow1Cjyw


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