Jackson Potter

Jackson Potter

Location for Guitar Classes in Miami:

Jackson teaches piano and guitar classes in Miami. His neighborhoods of focus are Coral Gables, South Miami, Pinecrest, and Coconut Grove.

Teaches:

All levels of Guitar Lessons, Composition and Music Theory.

Background:

Jackson Potter is an award winning guitarist, composer, and teacher. Moreover, he has shared the stage with Grammy Award winners, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Dafnis Prieto. Additionally, he’s performed alongside the famed Charles Bergeron and John Fedchock. Pus, he has performed at venues such as the New World Symphony Center, Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, Ball and Chain, Lagniappe House, Open Stage. Also, his guitar playing has been featured on several albums. For example, check out his work on “Lovers” by Rachel Ohnsman, ”After the Storm” by Julia Calvin, “Beats Before” by Connor Golden. Currently, Jackson teaches guitar classes in Miami to students of all levels. In addition to Barrett School of Music, he works with the Guitars over Guns Summer Intensive Guitar Camp.

Education:

Presently, he is finishing up his senior year at the University of Miami, Frost School of Music. Specifically, his degree is jazz guitar performance. Currently, Jackson is studying under the widely renowned guitarist and educator, John Hart.

Performance Links:

First, Jackson Potter and Paul Pandit Duo – Blackbird (Live at Lagniappe): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efSlplQVz-s.
Second, Jackson Potter – Little Wing (Live at the WC Guitar Competition): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKzCNa4_GX4.
Third, Jackson Potter Trio – Ask Me Now 
(Live in Amsterdam): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2at0m-4FZI.
Finally, Leo Folsom Organ Trio – Blues on the Corner: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDwDzv7IQAo.

Awards:

In high school, Jackson participated in 10+ outstanding performance and soloist awards from various music festivals. Also, he won 2nd Place in both the 2019 and 2018 Blues/Rock International Wilson Center Guitar Competitions. Furthermore, Jackson won 2nd Place in the 2015 McNally Smith Guitar Day Competition.

Area of Focus:

Interpretation of different guitar styles: Blues, Rock, Pop, Jazz, RnB, Acoustic and many others, music theory, composition, sight reading and guitar technique.

Favorite Aspect of Teaching:

My role as a teacher for guitar classes in Miami is to guide students in exploring their curiosity. So, the greatest joy in teaching comes from watching a student develop their curiosity into an interest. Then, their interest into a passion. “The teacher’s task is to initiate the learning process and then get out of the way.”
― John Warren
Website and Social Media:
Instagram: jacksonpottermusic