Jon Finn About the Educator

A guitarist since age six, Jon Finn has been a professional musician for most of his life. Joining the guitar faculty at Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1988, he started the Jon Finn Group later that same year. To date, they have released three CDs internationally.

For over three years, Jon wrote a monthly instructional feature for a national magazine called Guitar. Jon has also authored several books for Mel Bay Publications.

In his freelance pursuits, hes played guitar for the national touring companies of many contemporary musical theater productions such as Rent, Aida, Mamma Mia, Grease, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Copacabana, and many others. Today Jon frequently performs and records with the Boston Pops Orchestra, and has been involved in a plethora of concerts and recording sessions, including 6 CDs (two of which were Grammy nominated), 8 US concert tours, and one tour in Asia.

Currently, Jon has four courses available on Truefire: Modal Rock Soloing, Rock Improv Target Notes, Rhythm Lab: Rock and Funk and 30 Melodic Modal Licks You Must Know. In addition, Jon has recently added "Jon Finn's Electric Guitar Mastery Channel" to Truefire's Collection of independently-produced Channels.

Look for more new music and courses from Jon soon!