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About James Payne

Jimmy Payne
James Payne
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Richmond, VA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele
Education: University of Richmond class of '74
Performance Experience: Has been performing since 1968 with groups such as: Rights of Men (guitar octave mandolin) Izod Valley Boys (mandolin and tenor vocals) Sugar On The Floor (guitar and mandolin) Blue Hill (guitar and mandolin) Chinquapin Serenaders w/ Sheryl Warner, Libby Dunton, and Jackie Frost (guitar and mandolin) Blues Minnows w/ Sheryl Warner (blues guitar) B.C. & The Beeftones (blues and RnB)
Teaching Experience: -Taught Guitar at Manchester High School,1976-1977 -Taught Guitar at Don Warner, 1980-1982 -Taught guitar at Guitar Works, 1983-1993 -Taught with the Head of Guitar Dept at VCU (John Patykula) at "Guitars Etc" 1993-1995 -Taught at Southern Music 1995-2000 -Taught Guitar at Harrison Music 2000-2013 -Taught Guitar at Music & Arts 2013 - present
Teaching Philosophy: - Student -specific Lesson Development - Empathy and Patience - Establishing student comfort and enjoyment - Identifying learning styles - Adept instructional resourcefulness and flexibility - Collaborative Skills, Cultivating Talent, Recognizing student potential - Sharing & Engendering Enthusiasm - Vast knowledge of instruments and equipment - Experience and success in teaching disabled or special needs students
James Payne teaches at:
8980 Quioccasin Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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