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About Curtis Rakes

Jay Rakes
Curtis Rakes
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Yorktown, VA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Banjo, Bass Guitar, Guitar, Ukulele
Education: years of practice and performance
Performance Experience: I played in a cover band for 3 years 4 nights a week then formed my own band playing all original music playing gigs and opening for national acts including Yngwie Malmsteen,Pat Travers,Kings'X,Reeves Gabrels(David Bowie),Savoy Brown,Head East,Marbin.
Teaching Experience: I have been teaching guitar since 1989 in the south eastern region of Virginia
Teaching Philosophy: To show and help students achieve their goals on their instrument and have fun doing it!Practice,Practice,Practice!

Get to know Curtis Rakes

My name is Jay and i have loved music all my life,I started playing the guitar when i was 8 years old and have been playing the guitar for 50+years and still love it to this day.Music is a way of life for me and I'm so lucky that I get to make a living doing something that I love!I really love teaching and helping students get better on their instrument and seeing the joy they get as i do from learning.
Curtis Rakes teaches at:
1412 Greenbrier Pkwy Suite 126
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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209 Village Ave Suite I
Yorktown, VA 23693
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  • Ship To Store
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Lessons
  • Rentals