Guitar lessons with Jim Dofka in a fantastic teaching studio. Lessons are held at JK Musician's Workshop in Washington, Pa where all teachers are experienced and have Pennsylvania Child Clearances. Jim currently teaches over 60 students per week. Student ages range from 7 years old to 73 years old. Beginners, Intermediate to advanced. All styles from acoustic rock to shredding metal.
Jim teaches in the studio control room and incorporates many studio techniques with the lessons. You will make great progress playing along with various drum grooves in the studio. This makes playing scales, rhythm, chords, and arpeggios lots of fun.
Learn technique, theory, rhythm, ear training, composition, reading, song performance, and recording technique. Together, we will keep you motivated and keep your playing fresh.
Jim has toured and performed with many artists such as Leather Leone, Dofka, Psycho Scream, Ironflame. Jim has recorded, produced and played on many releases. Everything from Country music legend Lorrie Morgan to Gore Metal Band "Necrophagia".
In 2018| *Jim played on CDs from Bass Extraordinaire Ben Kuzay(Monstrosity, Wykkd Witch). *Jim played all of the guitar solos on the new Ironflame - Tales Of Splendor And Sorrow CD(Divebomb Records/USA - Metalworld Records/Europe). *Jim also played guitar on the debut Rev Jones Band CD. The band is a power trio consisting of singer/bass player Rev Jones(Steelheart, Michael Schenker, Leslie West) drummer Jeff Martin(Racer X, Badlands, Dokken). *Jim us also be featured on the song Shred Or Die by Power Metal band "FRENZY" from Spain on their new album titled "Blind Justice". Also available at JK Musician's Workshop Voice Lessons, Piano Lessons, Banjo Lessons,Drum Lessons Guitarist For Hire Music For Film, Television, Jingles, Bumper Music for your business or commercial. All styles,Rock, Country, Pop, Heavy Metal and everything in between. Studio musician on call to fit your needs. *Complete Production, Composition with all instrumentation. *Compose Unique Jingle for your business *Guitar Lessons. *Guitar tracks for your song or guest guitar solo. *Programmed drum tracks with great dynamics and feel for your music. *Recording, producing and engineering for bands and solo artists. *Mixing your music you already recorded *Mastering your music you already mixed *For the producer - get polished, complete, edited tracks with great tone and feel.
Quick turnaround time and affordable rates. Jim works with bands, labels, and artists all over the world. Files are sent through file sharing services such as WeTransfer, YouSendIt or Dropbox. All session tracks are 48K 24 bit.
Some recent credits include Digital Juice, Universal Records, Cleopatra Records, BMG Europe, Dwell Records and more.