Paper Moon is a San Diego based guitar duo featuring a blend of infectious instrumental guitar styles, ranging from original Latin Jazz, Flamenco, Gypsy Swing, New Age and Ambient compositions to jazz standards and classical works with a modern, quirky flair.
written by Frank Kocher - San Diego Troubadour
In 1977, jazz guitarist Al DiMeola invited flamenco player Paco de Lucia to sit in on an acoustic number on his Elegant Gypsy album, and the resulting flashy hybrid of gypsy jazz successfully combined the souls of both Django Reinhardt and Sabicas. Since then, guitar enthusiasts have never had a shortage of acoustic artists who could keep the flame burning. Many of these sound like clones of the original nylon/steel templates of Acoustic Alchemy's tame precision on the one hand and Strunz and Farah's riff-riddled jams on the other
Willing to teach
Whether you are interested in a specific style or simply want to learn the basics, Paper Moons private guitar lessons in San Diego allow you to learn guitar at your own pace lessons are tailored to your musical interests and needs. Play your favorite songs, learn to improvise on the guitar, or learn to read music and understand music theory. Learn to play popular guitar styles like Classical, Jazz, Flamenco, Rock, Latin Jazz, Folk, Country, and more! For those interested in learning performance skills, Paper Moon's frequent Guitar Gatherings allow you to perform for other guitar students in a fun, low pressure environment.