Tag Archives: Guitar Lessons

“as good as it gets!”, Joe says about his Guitar Teacher

7/24/2011 by Joe L. (former guitar student, reference available) Ira really is as good as it gets!  I was a student of Ira’s for almost 2 years and recommend him highly.  I’m 33 years old but up until I met … Continue reading

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Power of the PENTATONIC SCALE Demonstration

The Pentatonic Scale is so important that I would take no risk at saying that it is the most important scale behind the Diatonic Scale.  It it used throughout all music – whether pop, rock, blues, folk, jazz, classical or … Continue reading

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More BLUES GUITAR help on the way …

So now your on your way with learning a few songs on guitar, maybe had a few guitar lessons and are now getting the hang of 12 Bar Blues Guitar ?  Good. Here’s something that not many people master until … Continue reading

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Guitar Stores in the Bergen County NJ area

I used to be from Bergen County, New Jersey. I now service Burlington County, New Jersey in South New Jersey near Philadelphia. —————————————————————————————- Guitar Stores Located within a short drive of Bergen County NJ (Northern New Jersey): If you would like … Continue reading

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The Coffee News Advertisment

I serve the entire Bergen County NJ area : Norwood, Northvale, Rivervale, Harrington Park, Emerson, Oradell, River Edge, Westwood, Closter, Haworth, Demarest, Cresskill, Tenafly, Englewood, Bergenfield, Dumont, Teaneck, Ridgefield Park, Bogota, Garfield, Lodi, Fairlawn, Hackensack, South Hackensack, Maywood, Paramus, Ridgewood, Glenrock, Franklin Lakes.————————————————————————— The … Continue reading

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KC Moan covered by Ira Strum

This is an old song first done by the Memphis Jug Band out of Baltimore, MD way back in the 1920′s and 1930′s. I currently travel to all the Bergen County, New Jersey neighborhoods and surrounding areas on a regular … Continue reading

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Soundcheck at the Ryman Auditorium

Just a ‘lil thing that I put together over a minute of jamming – a sample of my playing guitar. The pictures are from when I toured the famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN during the 2009 IBMA World of … Continue reading

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Hound Dog by Elvis Presley (cover)

My girlfriend just bought a new video camera. This was our first attempt at capturing a video. We charged the battery spent 20 mins with the manual and cut some tape. Hope you like it. I currently travel to all … Continue reading

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Daylight Camp Jam – at the Foxhole

This is a short video taken at a camping party prior to the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival – named the Fox Hole. The camp site was on the Allen farm in Durham, NY – a hillside surrounded on three sides … Continue reading

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An Evening Melody – at the Foxhole

This was a melody I played at dusk at the Fox Hole pickin’ party prior to the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival. The party was held on the Allen Farm in Durham, NY. I currently travel to all the Bergen County, … Continue reading

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