Dave Isaacs is known in his adopted home of Nashville as the “Guitar Guru of Music Row” for his work coaching players, performing artists, and songwriters. Dave’s students include touring professionals, hit songwriters and the next generation of Nashville’s rising stars. He has presented guitar and songwriting workshops for the Nashville Songwriters Association International, Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference, the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival, and many others. Dave Isaacs' music workshops inspire, motivate, and teach concrete techniques that work.
Workshops can run from a 90 minute presentation to a three-hour interactive session with time for individual coaching in front of the group.
Dave's workshops can be booked as stand-alone events, but he also loves to play for an audience - so let's be sure to schedule stage time for Dave!
John Batdorf has decades of successful songwriting experience and expertise gleaned from having written and recorded four Batdorf and Rodney records, a Silver record and nine solo CDs. He has also had songs recorded by America, Kim Carnes, The Curry Sisters and Dan Seals and has written hundreds of songs for TV and the movies.
A world-class vocalist and studio singer, John has sung with the Motley Crue, Adele and Rod Stewart to name a few. He has expertise in vocal harmony arranging, as well as song arranging. In addition, he has taught singing techniques, and ways to warm up and protect the voice. John has his own recording studio and can share recording tips, as well as mixing technique. Last, but not least, John is a master acoustic guitar player and loves to teach alternate tunings, one of his many passions.
Workshops are interactive and typically last about 90 minutes, including John's presentation, demonstrations and discussion about the skills and techniques taught.
John's music workshops are offered in conjunction with his performance events. Please inquire about adding a workshop when booking shows --and let's see what we can do!