Mark Hamrock

About Mark Hamrock

Mark Hamrock has been Orange County's premier guitar and bass guru since 1995, teaching students how to excel in every genre including rock, blues, classical, metal, funk, and country. After studying rock guitar with Rusty Anderson (Paul McCartney, Elton John, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Willie Nelson, Santana), classical guitar with David Tanenbaum, Scott Tennant, Ricardo Cobo, John Schneiderman, and Jazz with Alan Rowe (Stan Kenton Orchestra, Keith Jarret); Mark has gone on to tour extensively and perform in concerts featuring Jazz Legend Larry Carlton, Tim Reynolds (Dave Matthews Band), and Dave Mason with Traffic. He currently produces, composes, engineers, and teaches, and is working on developing a series of instructional books and videos for guitar and bass. In what little free time he has, Mark enjoys traveling, culinary arts, scuba diving, and entrepreneurial pursuits.
2707, 2020
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Online Bass Lessons

By |July 27, 2020|Bass Lessons|0 Comments

Because of the Coronavirus pandemic, a majority of people are spending a lot more time at home and aspiring bass players are looking for online […]

2207, 2020

The Best Skype Guitar Lessons

By |July 22, 2020|Guitar Lessons|0 Comments

If you are looking for the best Skype guitar lessons to take via the internet you have come to the right place! For over 10 […]

1407, 2020
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Online Guitar Lessons

By |July 14, 2020|Guitar Lessons|0 Comments

Due to Covid-19 and the mass populace being stuck at home, many aspiring guitarists are looking for online guitar lessons to take advantage of these […]

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Best Beginner Bass Amps for 2020

By |February 18, 2020|Bass Gear|0 Comments

In this post I’ll be going over the best beginner bass amps for 2020. There aren’t as many low price options like there are guitar […]

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Best Beginner Guitar Amps for 2020

By |February 12, 2020|Guitar Gear|0 Comments

In this blog we’re going to break down the best beginner guitar amps for 2020. The following are selected based on reviews and affordability, with […]

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Best Beginner Acoustic Guitars for 2020

By |January 14, 2020|Guitar Gear|0 Comments

In this post I’m going to be presenting the best beginner Acoustic Guitars for 2020. Acoustic guitars typically offer a less expensive entry point into […]

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Best Beginner Electric Guitars for 2020

By |January 9, 2020|Guitar Gear|0 Comments

If you’re looking for the best beginner electric guitars of 2020 you’ve come to the right place! The following list is mainly organized by style […]

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Best Beginner Budget Electric Basses for 2020

By |January 6, 2020|Bass Gear|0 Comments

Here’s a roundup of the best budget beginner electric basses for 2020. If you are tight on cash or don’t want to commit to a […]

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Best Budget Beginner Electric Guitars for 2020

By |January 2, 2020|Guitar Gear|0 Comments

In this review, we’re going to look at the best budget beginner electric guitars for 2020. As a professional full time guitar instructor, I’ve coached […]

1612, 2019

How to Make Your Guitar Chords Sound Better

By |December 16, 2019|Guitar Lessons|0 Comments

In this blog I’m going to talk about how to make your guitar chords sound better. We’re going to focus solely on the basic open […]