Ore-Grown Music's Homepage

Beginning, Intermediate, or Advanced,
Stringed Instrument Instruction by Tom Demarest
Either Live in our Corvallis, Oregon Studio, .. or
Anywhere else on earth, "one-to-one-live on-line"
using Skype, Google Hangouts, or Apple Facetime.

View sample lessons by clicking on photo below


If you've watched all 6 previews, that's pretty much what I cover in a student's first lesson.
Hope you enjoyed it and I hope to meet you "on-line" for more lessons!

Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo, Bass, Dobro

Specific advanced topics for one time, live or on-line sessions such as:
Foolproof Lead-playing, Soloing, & Impov Techniques
Understanding Song-forms & Genre Formats
Complex chord function & analysis
Blues, Jazz & Swing Progressions
Etc, etc, etc.....

About my lessons

Other stuff we do!

If you google "official Volvo song" you'll find this ...

An Old Volvo
One among a dozen of my songs used on NPR's
"Car Talk with Click & Clack"

Other songs played on NPR's "Car Talk"
Complete list of  our "Car Talk Hits"
Sorry, no Ellen on these tunes, it's not her thing.

Follow @ oldvolvoguy on Twitter

  Wallhangers for Guitar, Mandolin, Uke, Bass & Banjo
"Your Musical Hangup"


We still play out and about our home town, & sometimes farther away....
Tom & Ellen's Next Appearance

Tom Demarest's Guitar & Mandolin Instruction Books

Dr. Guitar's Bio

Link to A Wee Ogle Shanty Chantey



Tom & Ellen Demarest









Christian/ Gospel Recordings
Run The Good Race
The Touch

e-mail: <td@oregrownmusic.com>

A musical journey!!
Coast to Coast 1965