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

BANJO, GUITAR, MANDOLIN LESSONS! Merlefest Banjo competition winner now taking students. Learn Bluegrass, Jazz, and music theory. Affordable rates. Call Ryan Cavanaugh: 919-619-1273.

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.

GUITAR INSTRUCTION with Nationally Touring Musician. Many styles. Kids and adults. Durham, near Chapel Hill & RTP. 919-489-9609


Accepting new students for electric and acoustic. Beginner to Intermediate. Fingerstyle blues, rock, folk, slide, music theory, etc. I specialize in getting adult students 3unstuck2 from their plateaus. Call Jon Shain at 489-0081 or email:

GUITAR LESSONS in Durham. Many styles. Learn how music works! In-home lessons available. 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,

Kurt Melges Piano/Voice Lessons… see his display ad in this week’s paper

Michael Kovitz Guitar lessons – see his ad in this week’s paper


Beginner-advanced. Flat pick, finger pick, chord melody techniques. Experienced, supportive teacher. Call Lee, 919-619-5722.


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.


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


Experienced European-trained teacher and concert Violinist gives expert violin Lessons. From beginner to very advanced. 20 years teaching and stage experience. Cell phone: 954-610-3785.


Develop control, range, tone, style and more, quickly and easily. 25 years experience. Piano, guitar and songwriting too. Call Rog Bates, 919-363-0999.

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

ACOUSTIC GUITAR 20th Anniv. Seagull, cedar top, w/ case. Sounds great! list $550, selling for $400. Jarred- 919-427-2069.

ACOUSTIC-ELECTRIC GUITAR Ovation CC026 with case, stand, Korg GA30 tuner, 1/4 cable, novice book. Guitar barely used. $325 OBO. 919-423-4736

AMPEG SUPERJET Tube Amp. 50 Watts, Reverb, Tremelo, new tube and speaker. $250 OBO. 919-401-3909

BASS CABINET Ampeg BXT410LH8. 4X10″, 600 watt/RMS cabinet. Excellent condition, never used. Asking $500. Steve: 919-244-8827.

DRUMS: TAMA 6-piece with hardware. $500 OBO. ACOUSTIC GUITAR: Yamaha. Almost new. $300 OBO. JD: 919-369-3699

FENDER ’72 TELECASTER Custom Re-issue. Sunburst/Maple Neck. Like new, with tweed hardshell case. $600 OBO. 919-401-3909

FENDER CUSTOM SHOP Strat and Tele, ’95 matched set, #49 of 50. Excellent condition, $2,000 firm. 919-821-1695.

FENDER GEAR Mint condition. Nashville Telecaster, 3 pickups, maple neck, candy-apple red, with tweed hard case. $475. Hotrod deluxe tube amp, 1X12″, 40 watt, $450.

FENDER STEREO AMPLIFIER: Keyboard 200 SFX. 450 Watts +Effects. 3 inputs. The power and sweet Leslie Sound you’ve always wanted. $650. 919-967-6261

FLUTE! SILVER Armstrong 104. Very good condition, Little finish wear. Photos available. $150 OBO 919-423-7293.

HARTKE BASS AMP 3000 with Peavey BW 18″, 2X10″ cabinet. 4 ohms. $500. 919-556-5410.

LEFTY GUITAR Oscar Schmidt steel string acoustic -includes electronic tuner and case. $150. Call 919-462-0898

MARSHALL JCM900 50W. Hi gain dual reverb model 4501, $500. Marshall Power Break, $200. Both $625. Excellent condition. Ron: 919-321-0710.

MESA BOOGIE DC-5 guitar amp for sale. 2 channels, fantastic tone, lots of features, 100% reliable, head only, $650 OBO. 919-661-2264

MONITORS: 2 JBL MR802 12″ Speakers. $150 each. Call Ron: 919-321-0710


Too many items to list. Web: Phone (919) 469-1785

PA EQUIPMENTPre Sonus ACE-88 Eight Channel, Compressor Limitor) Mint. Photos/ Prices: 919-967-9167

PIANO, BALDWIN Howard Model. 37″Tall with bench. Light colored wood. $700. You pick up. 919-416-2215 Must sell by Nov. 23

REVEREND HITMAN Guitar, white w/gold pick guard, lightweight, excellent sounding guitar, great condition w/soft case. $475 OBO. DANELECTRO 56-U2 Guitar, Banana Yellow. Great shape w/vintage hard case. $175 OBO. 919-969-8122


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

TECHNICS SX-PR602 Digital Piano. Mahogany Finish, with bench. Beautiful Sound. Recordable. Absolutely Brand new Condition. Paid over $4500 new, Selling for $2500. 919-593-6086

TENOR SAX Selmer made. Excellent condition. Asking $750. 919-493-9101.

TROMBONE, CONN Model “Director.” Student Model. Excellent condition with as new case/mouthpiece. $175. 919-846-9242

TRUMPET – YAMAHA, student model, excellent condition, $450 or best offer. Call 919-593-0318 or 919-933-6322.

UPRIGHT BASS – 3/4 size, Hungarian made, Ebony fingerboard, Tomastik Spirocore strings, Underwood pick-up. Records & plays well. Must sell! $1500 OBO. 919-841-1669.

UPRIGHT PIANO Moving, must sell, Brown finish. Needs tuning. $99. You move. Serious inquiries only. 919-466-7473.

WURLITZER PIANO Cherry finish, with bench. Good condition. $800. 919-596-7828.

YAMAHA S-80 Digital Keyboard/Synth. Weighted Keys. 800+ sounds and sequencing. Includes cords, stand, manual, software. Mint Condition. $1000. 919-967-6261

Music Services


Bands! Practice Spaces Available from $90-$115 monthly. Free electricity, private spaces. Call Michael to reserve your space at: 231-6182. LMC.


available in Carrboro. Music teachers, stop making house calls! Low rates, great location, plenty of parking. Call Lee, 919-619-5722.

TUBE AMP SERVICE & REPAIR. Guitar & Bass Electronics Rock Rest Amps 919-444-1245.

Musicians Exchange

BASS PLAYER needed for original 3 piece alt. rock band. Call 919-931-0156.

BASSIST WANTED Raleigh Indie Rock band. Serious. Adventurous. Dynamic. Sonic Youth. Slint. Fugazi.

CHAPEL HILL musician forming eclectic/eccentric pure pop band. Join the party: Lance 919-918-7931

CHAPEL HILL musician forming eclectic/ eccentric pop group – Join the party! 919-918-7931, Lance

CONGA PLAYER looking for practice/ jam sessions. Why not add congas to sessions?

CONGA PLAYER Looking to start a Band/Group. Email me:


Guitar, Keyboard, and Vocalist auditions for the Corey Parker Band. MUST BE ABLE TO PRACTICE! If you’re only about the $$, don’t waste our time. Call 919-215-3876 or email:

COUNTRY LEAD GUITAR needed for eclectic original country/folk band. Call Ed: 919-845-9329

DRUMMER, GUITARIST, and Bassist needed! Not punk, not indy rock, not country. Something in between, just music. Slow draining guitar effects to short, loud, catchy songs, to daniel johnson type folk rock. Abstract minds only. Chapel Hill area. Email:

DRUMMER NEEDED for original 3-piece alt. rock band. Call 919-931-0156.


Shark Quest, November 13th at Ooh La Latte

Mandolin player needed – see ad in this week’s paper

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.

NEED RAPPERS with good flow and delivery. Serious people only. Call: 919-523-0855

REHEARSAL SPACE Sought or to share, Chapel Hill/Durham. Easygoing 4-piece, pays on time.

SINGER NEEDED Established hard rock/metal band. Melodic, heavy, catchy. Deftones, Incubus, Mudvayne. 919-838-8905.

SINGER/GUITARIST seeks drummer, bassist, lead guitarist for mostly 80’s/90’s cover band.

STRAIGHTEDGE GUY seeks band. Do everything but drums. Influences: Terror, Hatebreed, Earth Crisis.

STRONG BASSIST wants acoustic/electric folk gospel PROTEST music. 53 old. Experienced.

WOMEN MUSICIANS seek women musicians (bass, percussion, more) for weekly jam – covers & originals. Kathleen, 919-644-1592.