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Lessons and Workshops

Private Lessons


Ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar or enhance the skills you already know? Private lessons available from beginner to advanced. Dan specializes in fingerpicking styles and slide. Call 860-227-4316 for free consultation and develop a plan for realizing your guitar playing dreams. Lessons are $25 per 1/2 hour.

Cigar Box Guitar


Learn to play blues and slide on a 3 stringed Cigar Box Guitar! The cigar box guitar is a homemade instrument used by early bluesmen and is a deceptively easy to play. 100% success guaranteed with these expressive, fun instruments. Guitar and all materials provided.

Check out this video on How to Play a Three Stringed Guitar!


Ramblin' also creates one of a kind Cigar Box Guitars for purchase and custom orders may be discussed if desired. For more information, please contact


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Dan offers a variety of workshops for groups and organizations.

  • Fingerpicking 101

  • Blues Slide Guitar 101

  • Make and learn to play a one stringed “Diddly Bow”

  • History of the Blues 101 - A multimedia lecture/performance on the history and evolution of the blues presented using authentic vintage instruments. An entertaining and educational performance perfect for groups and organizations

Contact Dan for more information.

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