Doug de Vries currently teaches guitar & ensembles, covering the breadth from nylon string to steel and jazz guitar comping & soloing. Contact Doug if you're interested in Skype lessons from anywhere in the world.
Doug is on staff at Melbourne University and NMIT Fairfield campus (Bachelor of Music). De Vries also teaches from home on request, and occassionally hosts Melbourne's 'Roda de Choro'. Facebook page - "Roda de Choro Melbourne"
He is regularly the guitarist, mandolinist and banjo player for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
De Vries is considered Australia's leading exponent of Brazilian Music & Guitar, while enjoying many genres in his wide and varied career. Jazz, Classical, Folk, Gypsy Swing, Tango, Rock, Samba, Bossa Nova, Choro & the art of accompanying. He encourages his students to read music, learn repertoire and play together.
For some instant access to free online lessons with Doug - click these links: Lesson: varying voice leading
Rhythmic variation Chords, swing, Jazz comping The Challenge (accompany Hummingbird)