Jack Tuttle

Bluegrass Perfomer & Instructor

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Jack Tuttle

 Welcome to my web site!

 I had a great time teaching bluegrass mandolin at the Sore FIngers Bluegrass Camp in the UK. week of April 10th. Next up, I’ll be teaching bluegrass guitar at the CBA’s Music Camp at Grass Valley (June 12 – 15th). I think my class may be full up, but I believe there are still openings overall. Then I’ll be stayong for the big festival and the jamming. Come on out!

Then in July, I’m teaching Bluegrass Banjo and a Bluegrass Jam Class at CCMC.

In October I’ll be teaching flatpicking guitar at the Thompson Guitar Camp. More details to come.

I’m excited to announce that with the introduction of this site, I’m now selling all eleven of my books in PDF form. There are now four Primer books, with a traditional bluegrass focus, all carefully thought out for progressive learning in logical and systematic manner. 

With the current state of affairs, I’ve moved all of my lessons to online. I’m using Zoom, FaceTime and Skype.  I’m enjoying the challenge of figuring out how to get the most out of online lessons. Luckily, I have tons of written material that has been digitized, as well as tons of pre-made audio for students, many already posted on this web site. I also have been making one-off backing tracks for students to play along with and often I make recordings right in the lesson that are immediately emailed out. So it’s got me with my head back in the lesson production business, just with an all new focus!

There’s lots of ways to pay for lessons. My favorites? PayPal (jackfiddle@gmail.com) send to a “friend” (no fees!) or Venmo: @Jack-Tuttle-2. Less common, but also available is Google Wallet, Apple Pay Cash and Zelle.

Featured Videos


Banjo Lessons

Fiddle Lessons

Mandolin Lessons

Guitar Lessons