Elevate your playing with a one on one live lesson experience with Robert Conti.

In the Third Century BC, The Greek Philosopher Aristotle Stated:
“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”

Since 1966 AD, Robert Conti, The American Jazz Guitar Virtuoso & Educator Has Preached:
"You Will Only Learn To Play Jazz Guitar, By Playing Jazz Guitar."

Discover what over five decades of performing and teaching experience will place under your fingers, as you experience learning and playing without the shackles of academic restrictions and other non-productive activities.

As scores of aspiring jazz guitarists continuously affirm in stellar commentaries and videos, their rapid improvement is the result of Conti intensely focusing his students on playing jazz lines, well suited to their existing level of technical ability. By adhering to Conti’s time tested path, the student continuously builds a solid vocabulary of jazz lines while simultaneously increasing his/her technique.

Robert’s forward motion teaching continues to impact students in every corner of the world as he delivers an edge that only a face to face experience with one of the world’s leading player/educators can produce. See and hear for yourself the verifiable student results.

(Don't worry - The Mistake Box can't get you through the internet!)

If you've hit that brick wall,

after years practicing unproductive lessons, please, take the time to see and hear a wide variety of videos in our continuously growing Players Gallery. Those are videos of real life students, proudly displaying their progress from Conti’s forward motion teaching. We hope to see your video in our Players Gallery very soon!

Mike Irish, Dir. of Jazz Studies, Michigan Technological University:

"There is no better or more convincing "student videos" section on the internet. Not even close. All of the proof that anybody needs is right there."​

See Mike Irish, a Real Pro!

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Book your private session with Robert Conti and you'll experience an event that will change your playing.

Photos From The Studio Years

If you’ve taken time to browse this site, then you’re you’re probably aware that Robert owned and operated a successful teaching studio in Florida for a number of years. Many of his students from the 60s and 70s remain loyal patrons to this day!

With advancements in technology, you can now have the benefit of the same face to face interaction with Conti no matter where you’re located in the world.

Students, Past & Present Speak...

One of the things that stands out for me from the 1-to-1 is the rapport I experienced with Robert during the online session. I’d watched him on DVD for many hours by this point so knew of his engaging and direct style but when we ‘met’ online it was like I’d known him for years.

He was interested, interesting and spent a lot of time with me making sure I understood what he was showing me. He had loads of examples and stories to back up the points he was demonstrating and, without being full of himself or showing any conceit, demonstrated just how full of knowledge, skill and wisdom he is.

He’s also a funny and sharp-witted man who, if I ever had the opportunity of meeting with him in person, I’d love to spend time talking about all sorts of random subjects with him – I’ll bet he has opinions on all sorts of things!

The courses I’ve bought from Robert have all been excellent. Without a doubt they’re the most informative and practical learning tools for guitar I’ve ever purchased and have made an enormous difference to my playing, my enjoyment and understanding. I use them even when I don’t have a guitar – I have the videos loaded on to my iPad with the scanned text in another window and watch them whenever I’m travelling or have time to spare. I just watch and learn and get big benefits without even playing. And, of course, I’m a big fan of Robert’s way of engaging – I like a confident, committed style that’s buzzing with enthusiasm and a love for the subject matter.

You may have gathered that I’m a big fan – absolutely true – but I’m not a fan boy. I coach people in sports and business on the mental side of high performance (www.rossmackenzie.net) and my appreciation of Robert’s skills and style are based on my professional as well as my personal experience of him. He’s a top man.

Ross Mackenzie

Cheshire, United Kingdom

Questions & Answers

Please note that the private lessons are not be beneficial to beginner level students. The student should have an intermediate to advanced level of playing skill. Private lessons are most beneficial to students who have been through one or more of the Conti self study learning resources. They will have generally developed questions as a result of new knowledge they obtained through the learning products.

In most situations, no, you will not need Skype, however, it can be a good idea to have a Skype account set up as a back up as sometimes one service may work better than another depending on internet connection speed and other technical factors.

You’ll need your webcam and microphone to be working properly along with a high speed internet connection. Feel free to test your webcam and mic on this page: Webcam and Mic Test

And don’t forget your guitar!

Yes, there are apps available for Android and Apple devices, however, we suggest using a desktop or laptop computer for the best experience.

Yes, we will provide you with a recording (video and audio) of your session with Robert Conti.

Book your private session with Robert Conti and you'll experience an event that will change your playing.