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About Jimmy Gonzales

Jimmy Gonzales
Jimmy Gonzales
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Riverside, CA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Guitar, Guitar, Ukulele
Education: El Rancho High School Music Program Reggie Chavez School of Guitar
Performance Experience: Played in Various Cover Bands and Originals Bands. Touring Guitarist for Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm
Teaching Experience: Ontario Music Guitar Instructor - 1995-97 Gonzales Guitar Instruction 1999 - Present
Teaching Philosophy: Music is for the Heart

Get to know Jimmy Gonzales

Multi-Instrumentalist Music Instructor with 25+ years of experience seeking to utilize my passion and expertise with professionalism and patience. Competent in tailoring music lessons of various levels to meet the student’s needs and to cultivate their interest.

Awards presented for dedication and leadership for the school music program in 1983-1984
Drum Section Leader 1983-1984

Jimmy and the Wild Hearts Band: Manager, Lead Guitar, Lead Singer ¦80’s, Contemporary, and Classic Rock
Loco Underground:  Manager, Lead Guitar, Lead Singer ¦ Dance, Funk, Latin Rock, Salsa
Play various bars, corporate and private events and casinos throughout Southern California and Las Vegas

Recording Engineer and Sound Technician
Teaches Basic Music Theory ¦ Songs ¦ Technique ¦ Chords on Guitar and Bass Guitar
Beginning to Advanced Drums
Vocal Coach

Guitarist for Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm 2005 – 2006
Malibu, California – Malibu Inn ¦ Anchorage, Alaska – Blues Festival ¦ Toronto, Canada – Blues Festival
London, England – Barbican Performing Arts Centre ¦ Italy - Narni Black Festival – Blues Festival City of  Bordighera
Iowa – Rock n Roll Festival ¦ Green Bay, Wisconsin – Rockin 50’s Festival ¦ Mississippi - Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival ¦ Memphis, Tennessee – Beale Street Music Festival ¦Oakland, California – Russian River Blues Festival

2 Albums with: Snowfall - 1993 and 1994
The Book ¦ Mystical Fantrealisty
Performed at World Famous Clubs
The Roxy ¦ The Troubadour ¦ The Whiskey ¦ Goodies

Jimmy Gonzales teaches at:
3560 Riverside Plaza Dr Suite 408
Riverside, CA 92506
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