Simon Gardner is one Brisbane’s premier rock guitarists and pre-eminent guitar teachers. At the age of 13, Simon commenced guitar lessons at Brisbane Grammar School under the expert tutelage of the late Rick Purdie. In 1989, Simon went on to be further his guitar studies at Musician's Institute in Hollywood, California. As a teacher, Simon has been delivering lessons since 1988 and form 2006 to 2017 ran his own music tuition hub, Simon Gardner Music. Simon is now a freelance teacher at the
Simon Gardner, The Guitarist
Without music, life would be a mistake
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Since the release of my first album, Big Sky, in 1994, I have recorded four more: Sketches (2002), The Dragon (2005), Choose Your Own Adventure (2010), and my most recent in 2015, And So It Goes. I invite you to turn up the volume and have listen to some of my music right here on the website! You can also buy any album or a song you like from iTunes. And So It Goes... (2015) All the guitars, bass and keyboards for "And So It Goes.." were recorded at Simon Gardner Music in Hendra. My
And So It Goes . . . "Driver" — the first clip from "And So It Goes" album. It was recorded at The Retro Bar in Kenmore, Brisbane. We couldn't get the foldback loud enough to get over the top of the band volume for filming but it was heaps of fun! Special thanks to Ian from Singing Dog Productions in getting this one up and running so quickly. The band for the shoot was Glen Collie (drums), Tommy Hynes (bass) and Michael Hynes (keys). Ian from Singing Dog Productions filmed the
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