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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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