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Glenn Nolle

Born: November 9, 1956    Primary Instrument: Guitar

Glenn Nolle

Glenn grew up in the Pittsburgh area and began taking guitar lessons at age 8. It wasn't until his discovery of Jimi Hendrix that Glenn became serious about playing and this set in motion 10 hour+ practice days eventually earning him a Gibson Goldtop Les Paul Deluxe by age 13. Players such as Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton were a major influence and certainly the unsung hero of the British invaders: Jeff Beck. Glenn studied under Bill Clydesdale a Big Band Swing guitarist instrumental in Glenn's early chord development and later Jerry Conderato who taught him classical and flamenco. Guitarists such as Alvin Lee of Ten Years After caught Glenn's attention due to his innovative incorporation of jazz chops in traditional rock settings...
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Primary Instrument:
Guitar

Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background:
Theory and technique go hand in hand and are taught in a very comprehensible manner. I aim for your ability to play songs but also your ability to play guitar which can mean tasteful intelligent improvisation if one so decides to achieve that level. Guitar is exciting and should be intense fun! My studio is located in Pittsburgh PA. Check out my website at http://gnolleproductions.com and contact me if interested in instruction.

Clinic/Workshop Information:
Have done a Yamaha keyboard clinic at Guitar Center with studio jazz keyboardist Kevin Howard and House of Soul. Conducted guitar workshop at Guitar Center Charleston and in Pittsburgh with Dave Weiner from the Steve Vai Band, Favored Nations recording artist Rob Balducci, and Pete Rossi.

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Two of Glenn's main instruments are a PRS Custom 24, signed by Paul Reed Smith personally and an American LoneStar Strat.

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