Patient, experienced teacher. Professional musician. Beginners Welcome. David DiGiuseppe, 968-9600.

DRUM LESSONS Bob Cohen, 45 years performing experience, now accepting students of all ages, levels, all styles, convenient North Raleigh location. 919-676-9173.


Singers, Vocalists, & Performers: I can improve your Voice, Range, Breath Control, Diction, Power, Stage Presence, plus much more! R&B, Gospel, Pop, Rock, all types!!! Over 2 decades of success and experience! Grammy Nominated instructor. Use your Tax Refund, MC, Visa, Amex. Pursue your dreams! 919-781-9090

GUITAR INSTRUCTION Jazz, Bluegrass, Blues, Rock, and Country. Graduate of Berklee, UNC. Mark: 919-848-6719.

GUITAR INSTRUCTION. Learn fundamentals, technique, and basic theory. Convenient location in Raleigh. Beginners welcome. 272-5922, Richard Fitzgerald.


Accepting new students for electric and acoustic. Beginner to Intermediate. Fingerstyle blues, rock, folk, slide, music theory, etc. I specialize in getting adult students ÒunstuckÓ from their plateaus. Call Jon Shain at 489-0081 or email:


Classical, Jazz, Blues, Folk, Pop. Theory, Reading, Ear Training. Over 25 years professional experience. Michael Kovitz, 836-1202.

GUITAR LESSONS in Durham. Many styles. Learn how music works! In-home lessons available in the Triangle. Billy Switzer: 919-260-9747.


With Bett Padgett. Most styles. Specializing in alternate tunings, finger style, composition and theory. 919-787-6378.


(Classical, Jazz, Country, Rock) Study with HOWARD MORGEN. Columnist, Fingerstyle Guitar, Just Jazz Guitar Magazines. OPEN UP THE FINGERBOARD. LEARN TO PLAY AND ARRANGE FOR SOLO GUITAR. 919-969-9249,


Focusing on technique, theory, and performance. All ages, all levels. Multifaceted approach to student needs. 17 years experience, references. Kris Whitenack: 383-7376.


Jazz, Blues, Rock and Pop. Fun and informative instruction. Covers improvisation, harmony and theory. Explore the creative possibilities! BA Music/UNC-CH. Call Kurt Melges at: 919-403-7455.

VOCAL CLASSES ONLY $35/week! Grammy nominated coach. Hurry, Limited time offer. 919-781-9090

VOICE INSTRUCTION with ESTELLE MORGEN, BS Juilliard, MA Columbia. Recently relocated from New York to Chapel Hill. Breathing, Diction, Range, Interpretation Techniques. 919-969-9249, 919-969-9254.

Music Merchandise

16 TRACK Digital Audio Workstation. Does everything from tracking to mastering. Great for recording musician or professional engineer. $1000. 919-833-0962.

5-PIECE PEARL Drums. K & A Zildjian cymbals. DW snare and cases for all. $1000. Call 919-923-2203

A PIANO is a “SOUND” investment for you and your family’s happiness. Quality, pre-owned, reconditioned pianos at bargain prices. Starting at $500. Visa/MC accepted. Action Piano Sales and Service. 919-643-2985 or 800-422-9558.

AMPEG BA115 Bass Amp. 100W, 15″ speaker. $350. PEAVEY KB60 Keyboard Amp. 50W, 12″ speaker. $150. Both like new. 919-361-1630

BASS CABINET: SWR, 700 watt, 4X10 + tweeter, $400. Guitar Amp: Peavey classic 50, 4X10, $300 OBO. James: 919-247-9542.

BASS COMBO amp, 400/600 Watts, Eden Dual Channel Hybrid DC-210 XLT METRO, perfect condition, $750 OBO. 919-968-0187

BASS COMBOS SWR Workingman’s 15, 200 watts, $400 OBO. Behringer BX 1200, $175. Both like new. 919-465-3853 or 919-434-8975.

BASS GUITAR Yamaha RAX200, 2 pickups, gigbag, extra strings, like new. DODTR3B footswitch. Crate bass amp, model B20. $250. Ovation Celebrity, single cutaway, acoustic/electric guitar, like new, $250. 919-834-6862

CELLO: STUDENT Size Cello for sale. Good for beginner. $450 OBO. Call Amy: 919-360-9502

CLARINET – SELMER CL210, intermediate, wood with silver keys. Original hard case. Originally paid $1300, sell for $750. Call 919-541-2999.

CROWN DC 300A power amp, 2 Sure mics. Make offer. Kris 919-380-0696.

DOBRO, FLINT HILL, Square neck, bluegrass style. Like new. $475. 919-383-1675

DRUM SET Rogers Junior. 5-piece, black, new, $300. 919-681-4038.

FENDER 75 tube guitar head, $200. Sunn Sonaro tube guitar head, $175. Fender Bassman 4X12, $200 or $500 for all. Jody: 919-968-1746.

FENDER AMERICAN Stratocaster, 3 pickups, $475. Raimundo Flamenco guitar $450. Comes with soft case. Zoom Fx processor, $50.

FENDER RHODES 1979 Stage I 88-key piano. Excellent Condition. $775. Call: 919-608-1999. – SOLD

FENDER TELECASTER Custom, Black. Excellent condition. Played five times. New in 2001. $450. MESA BOOGIE Amp. 100 Watt . Many features, sounds awesome. $750. SAMICK BASS Practice Amp. 40 Watts. $100. 919-414-8940

FLUTE YAMAHA Open holes, very good condition. $525. 919-286-6666.

FULL-SIZE violin with case, $375. Both in great condition. 919-960-6314.

GRAND PIANO 1934 Chickering 5’8″. Nice sound, needs work. Moving, must sell. $100, you arrange transportation. 919-942-5491-SOLD

GRETSCH 1628T– Black ’62. Double cut away, duo jet. ’99 reissue. Semi-hollow. Bigsby tailpiece. $1000. 919-889-1689.

GUITAR AND amp. Washburn Les Paul Standard electric guitar,sunburst body, with hardshell case, $275. Peavey Backstage Chorus amp, 50 watts, $150. 919-961-7475.

HOME STUDIO Fostex MR-8 Digital multitracker. Used once, $250. T.C. Electronics M300 Dual Engine Processor, used once, $170. Buy separately or both for $400. 919-452-5915.

JAVANESE GONG 19″ diameter. Hammered brass nipple gong. $325 OBO. 919-786-4325

JBL MODEL #4312 control monitor speakers. Excellent for home or studio. $500 OBO. Complete stereo system available. Call for details. Call Doug 919-644-2968.

JBL SPEAKERS Monitors, FOH, & Subs. SR-4726A $600/each, MR-922 $225/each, MR-905 $499/each, JBL 2441H $275/each. Call Mark 919-866-1877.

KAWAI PIANO, Digital Concert Artist Series. Spinet size. NOT a keyboard! Barely used. Excellent condition. No tuning required. Weighted keys, 3 pedals & more. $2200 firm. 919-542-2890

LOWREY ORGAN model LSC. $400. Excellent condition. 919-280-5335.

LUDWIG 7-PIECE black drums. Zildjian cymbals, double bass pedal. Extras. Great condition. Must sell, sacrifice $550. Call 919-923-3674.

MAHOGANY UPRIGHT piano. Schaff Bros. Co. manufactured by Wurlitzer. Very good condition. $2,500 negotiable. 919-878-5677.

MARSHALL STACK 100 Watt Tube head. Over four years left on warranty. Brand new condition. Includes, covers, case, and cables. List: $3,700 Sell: $1,700. Call James 919-280-6535

PAR64 LIGHT SHOW. 16 Cans w/ anvil case. Trees, Dim packs, and Light board, gels, new lamps. Complete kit. Very good condition. $1000. 919-427-1682

PIANO: 1960 Kohler Campbell console, bench. One owner. You move $600, we move $750. Burlington area. 919-643-2854.

PIANO, DIGITAL TECHNICS PX101-M, like new condition, $1,300. Contact Mark at 919-233-7268

PROFESSIONAL TURNTABLE Technics 1200. With Stanton Trackmaster II cartridge and Shelter Records slipmat. Excellent condition. $300. 919-308-5729.

ROLAND AX-1 Keytar. Red, like Ben Folds in Rockin’ the Suburbs. $300. 70’s Jazz Drum Kit. New snare & cymbals. Sampson. $300. Ben 919-932-3814 Will consider interesting trades (no sexual favors, please).

ROLAND JC-120 Loud and clean amp for guitar, keys, vocals. Famous chorus, vibrato, reverb. Valuable US-made silvercones.$275. 919-471-8247.


Sell any single item, $100 or less, for only $6. Any item $1000 or less, for only $12. 20 words about your item will run for 12 weeks! Call for more details and sell that stuff cheap. 286-6642/800-229-4639

SLINGERLAND DRUM SET – Beautiful red sparkle, 70’s era, excellent condition. 22″, 16″, 13″. $375. Call 919-471-6231.

VINTAGE FENDER Guitar amp, $400. Photos/info: or 919-829-8222.

YAMAHA DRUMS Sabian cymbals with splash. All hardware. Glossy maroon. Great condition. $550. 252-456-4949.

YAMAHA KEYBOARD w/ Stand. Great condition. $85. 919-801-5420

YAMAHA MD4. Mini-Disk digital 4-track recorder. Excellent condition. $600. 919-593-5233.

YAMAHA YPP-200 Electric Piano. Includes bench and pedal. Many voices including full grand sound. Barely used-still boxed. $300 or TRADE for equivalent value of camping equipment. 336-562-5758 or 919-660-4009

Music Services


Years of experience in all kinds of music, in performance and in the studio. Pro gear, pro attitude, and rock-solid time. Lead or backing vocals, as well as production and arranging services. We take music seriously (but not ourselves). Talk to us:


Cut your demo with us! Pro-tools powered, $45 for 90 minutes, offer good for March and April. 919-740-6751.

Musicians Exchange

BAND SEEKING Singer. Perfect circle – deftones – incubus. mp3’s at 919-632-0925.

BAND WITH Gigs & R-deal pending needs wind player. Sax, flute, clarinet. Silas 919-749-7769

BASS PLAYER needed for cover band, mostly 60’s rock. Backup vocals a plus. CH/D. 919-967-9167

BASSIST NEEDED for CH garage band. Must be available 2 nights a week.

CASUAL JAM all musicians yolatengo, neutral milk hotel, Fall, Husker du, mekons.

CH DRUMMER seeks night/weekend paid gigs. Fill in or full-time.

CONGA PLAYER looking to jam. Practice/run. Jazz, Latin, etc.

DRUMMERS PLAY once per month in worship band. Drums provided, just show up.

FEMALE BASS Player for Funk/ blues/ rock band. Vocals a plus. 919-932-5017.


FEMALE GUITARIST & Bassist needed- YYY/PJ Harvey. Call 919-641-2727 or email:

FEMALE VOCALIST wanted for Pro cover band. Weekends. Wide vocal range & varied style required. Greg: 919-270-8958

GUITARIST LOOKING. MP3’s, lyrics, more information at (band page) 919-468-0018,

GUITARIST SEEKS Lead Guitarist for fun band. Think AC/DC, Supersuckers & Skynrd for flavor.

GUITARIST/ SONGWRITER seeks bassist/drummer to form band. Influences are Interpol, Sonic Youth, Siouxsie, Alkaline Trio, Misfits and mid-90’s hardcore. Will be moving to area in few months. No drugs/ rock star attitudes. Experience not necessary as long as you are reasonably proficient and dedicated. Email:

LOCAL BAND w/upcoming gigs, seeks Brass Player. Trumpet, Bone, F-Horn. Silas 919-749-7769.

LOOKING FOR: 1) Lobby bar pianist, willing to play 3-4 days/week, 3-4 hours/day in exchange for a free meal, and 2) Someone to teach English to Spanish-speaking employees in exchange for free meal; flex hours. Call Brian: 919-564-2902

LOOKING TO join folk/bluegrass band. Can play/posses guitar, bass, tenor banjo. Silas 919-749-7769.

NEED A MUSICIAN? NEED A BAND? You need to place a FREE Musicians Exchange ad. 15 words, 2 weeks, FREE!!! Submit your ad in writing to us at: PO Box 2690, Durham, NC 27715-2690 or FAX: 286-4274 or e-mail:
You MUST include your full name, address, and telephone number with your ad.

PRAISE TEAM Forming. For new church’s Sunday service. Chris Kelly: 919-345-4265

SAXOPHONIST AND Pianist needed for home recording project near Chapel Hill – evenings. Blues.

SEARCHING FOR Cellist and Drummer for CH acoustic-indie rock band. Mike, 919-423-3696.

SEARCHING FOR Classic Rock/Country cover bands for weekly restaurant gigs this Summer. Contact Nate, 919-783-6454.

STARCHILD (GLAMROCK Pianist) wants drums, guitar, violin, flute, bass for summer road gigs.

WANTED, SINGER for classic rock band (VHalen, AC/DC, DPurple). Covers & originals. Gigs booked.