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Jimmy Zeigler

Guitar, Bass Guitar

Jimmy Zeigler is a well-established guitar instructor who has been teaching in the Tri-Valley for over 20 years.  He’s known for being “on the edge” of inspiration at all times, and brings his passion and experience to his students at JAMS Music. He always brings fresh energy and ideas to his lessons. His style and talent is “one-of-a-kind.”

He has a bold rock style, and the skill to infuse jazz, fusion, country, and pop effortlessly and at will. Beyond those styles, Jimmy adds another dimension of expression through his breath-taking performances on acoustic guitar.  It’s through this talent Jimmy is able to help aspiring musicians of all age and skill level to bring out the best of their abilities.

In addition to building student’s confidence with their playing, Jimmy focuses on music theory, sight reading, composition, and improvising to improve your playing.

As a recording artist, Jimmy has worked with many artists and groups with platinum record sales, such as Huey Lewis, Brad Gillis/Night Ranger, Terry Haggerty, Tommy Castro Band, Pat-Thrall, Dave Meniketti/Y & T, Tower of Power, Mark MCBee/Allman Brothers, to name a few. His repertoire includes over 500 original songs, both alone and collaboratively, including recordings with EMI, A&M Records, Goston Music, and Cambia Records.

Jimmy is excited to work with you, and looks forward to building a great musical relationship.

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"This is my go-to music store. My two kids have taken guitar lessons here, and both loved it...I would give them six stars if I could."

Mark K.
San Ramon, CA

"Just used JAMS Music to repair my daughter's flute. Ian, the brass & woodwind repair tech is excellent. He knows what he's doing and is very ethical. I won't hesitate to bring my future business back there!"

Linda K.
Dublin, CA

"It was about time for the Tri-Valley to get a really top-notch music store.  I have been going to JAMS Music for a little over 2 years, and the place gets better every time I go in...I am a very happy and satisfied customer, and recommend JAMS Music to all my musician friends.  It an absolutely wonderful and friendly environment, and they are very easy to do business with.  

Gail E.
Livermore, CA

"All of the staff were welcoming and always answered my questions thoroughly.  I highly recommend these guys."

Steve B.
San Ramon, CA

"I commuted here all the way from Stockton because of the high praise this place has on Yelp. From my recent experience, JAMS Music has totally exceeded my expectations."

Andy D.
Ripon, CA