Main Presenter: Jackie Wilburn
Jackie Wilburn has been playing guitar since age 3. His early influences were country and bluegrass players, but over time his influences grew to include blues, jazz, flamenco, ragtime, and may other styles. Playing on the road in bands since he was 12 he has had a chance to play with and study from some of the best guitar players in the business. He's also a session musician and has played on several recordings locally and in Nashville. He continues to gig and record.
He recently wrote the new theme song for the Amazon Prime TV show "My American Journey."
Rookies: Bill Whitacre has 40+ years as a guitarist and in the music business. He is very passionate about music and the guitar and he is a member and guest teacher for Guitar League Knoxville.
Minors: Bluesman Barry Faust lives in Knoxville Tn. as an accomplished guitarist and harp player and teacher. We are honored to have him lead our intermediate group on Monday night.
Majors: Majors will hang with the Main Presenter to further explore his offerings.