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Who is Zon Brookes?

Zon Brookes is the nom de plume of the Vale of Evesham based Guitarist, Bassist, Muso, Author, Blogger, Vlogger, Guitar and Bass Teacher.

Between 1995 and 2014, always based in the Vale of Evesham, Zon Brookes taught private guitar/bass lessons to a broad mixture of pupils ranging in age from 5, right up to 75.

Zon Brookes

Why choose Zon Brookes as your guitar teacher?

Zon Brookes

Zon can take you from complete beginner to Tosin Abasi (8-string guitar in Drop E) improvising shredder or George Benson style smooth jazz swinger, the choice is ALL yours.

How much will my guitar/bass lessons cost?

Lessons are usually 1 hour in duration and priced as per the table that follows....

Monday to Friday (* Lesson starting time)

Price per hour

9:00am to 3:00pm *


4:00pm to 6:00pm *



Saturday (* Lesson starting time)

Price per hour

9:00am to 4:00pm *


If you're interested in lessons contact me using one of the following methods.....

Tel No: 01386-834251


Where will my guitar lessons take place?

Lessons take place in Badsey (about 2 miles outside Evesham, Worcestershire)....

Secondary Schools within Zon's Catchment Area

The table that follows shows Secondary Schools that provide tuition in
Edexcel GCSE, Edexcel AS and A level (or equivalent) qualifications in Music
that are located within Zon Brookes' Guitar & Bass Lessons catchment area.

Worcestershire's Secondary Schools

Prince Henry's High School

3.2 miles

The De Montfort School

2.4 miles

Pershore High School

9.9 miles

Hanley Castle High School and Sixth Form Centre

18 miles

Warwickshire's Secondary Schools

St Benedict's Catholic High School

11.7 miles

Alcester Academy

12.2 miles

Alcester Grammar School

12.5 miles

Stratford-upon-Avon School

17.4 miles

King Edward VI School

18.2 miles

Shipston High School

14.7 miles

Gloucestershire's Secondary Schools

Tewkesbury School

13.6 miles

Cleeve School and Sixth Form Centre of Excellence

15.4 miles

The Performing (30%) and Composing (30%) portions of the GCSE & AS/A level Music curriculum form the majority of the available exam marks and guitar/bass lessons are ALWAYS directly funded by parents, regardless of how they are delivered.

Therefore, wouldn't it be better to take private guitar/bass lessons with Zon Brookes
thus avoiding the highlighted pitfalls?

If you're interested in lessons contact me using one of the following methods.....

Tel No: 01386-834251



Tom Angell

Tom Angell

I started having guitar lessons with Craig when I was 11 or 12 years old. I'd been playing a bit before this point but hadn't got much further than knowing a few basic chords and riffs. Over the next 4 or so years Craig taught me to understand why I was doing what I was doing, so it became logical. I was learning theory on the guitar from a practical perspective. We didn't just concentrate on theory - we played songs in all styles, concentrating on technique, but his approach of teaching me to understand intervals and the CAGED system is the foundation of my playing.....

Tom Angell

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