Leigh has over 13 years of experience as a guitarist. He has worked in a range of fields in the music industry and toured nationally many times. He has appeared on stages all around the UK alongside some of the industries biggest names from chart toppers such as Ellie Goulding and Example, to rock legends such as LA Guns and The Quireboys. He has performed on numerous studio recordings as a guitarist and producer, toured the UK many times and appeared on every stage imaginable.
As a tutor, Leigh has over 5 years experience and is an RGT (Registry of Guitar Tutors) Certified teacher. Please see the FAQs page for what this means!
He has worked with students of all ages and abilities, all the way from total beginners right up to seasoned guitarists. Every guitarist is different and has varying interests. Leigh focuses on these interests and builds a lesson plan to suit each individual person.
His personal guitar style is firmly rooted in Blues and Rock music, having grown up listening to guitarists such as Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, BB King, Buddy Guy and more, he learned to emulate his heroes. Leigh is also very versatile and can work across all genres and regularly works, especially with younger students, on learning a range of pop songs from Disney hits to chart toppers.
Music Qualifications / Achievements:
Hundreds and hundreds of live shows all around the UK at some of the countries best venues:
Some Venues I have Played:
- Nottingham, Rock City
- Sheffield, Corporation
- Camden, Underworld
- Cardiff, Barfly
- Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
- Manchester, Moho
- Swansea, Sin City
- Newcastle, Trillians
- York, Stereo
- Bradford, Gasworks
- Wrexham, Central Station
Artists I have Toured with / Supported:
- The Quireboys
- Skinny Molly (Ex. Lynyrd Skynyrd members)
- Calvin Harris
- Ellie Goulding
- Plan B
- The Futureheads
- Chase & Status
- Vampire Weekend
- Hardcore Superstar
- LA Guns
- The Luchagors (Lita of WWE Fame)
- The Treatment
- Vivacious EP (June Asai [Also known as J-ASIA]) – Dec. 2015 – Producer, Writing, Mixing
- Chapter One EP (Peacemaker, DIE!) – Oct 2014 – Guitarist, Producer, Mixing, Mastering, Writing
- This Bullet’s For You EP (Forever Vendetta) – Oct. 2010 – Guitarist, Writer
- The Young, Free & Crazy EP (Forever Vendetta) – Aug 2009 – Guitarist, Writer
“My daughter started as a beginner with Leigh just after Christmas. She is know playing a number of songs and has learnt so much from Leigh. My daughter found him easy to get on with and her words were ‘he is brilliant.”
To book your first lesson with me, or to find out more about my lessons, don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing me on [email protected].