Jeff McErlain has been playing professionally and honing his craft as a guitar teacher for over twenty-five years. He’s now at the top of his field in guitar instruction, teaching lessons both out of his studio in NYC and around the globe via Skype. Jeff’s courses and iPad apps are best sellers, including his extremely popular 50 Licks Series on TrueFire. Jeff is a pioneer of on-line guitar education through both his customized personal lessons and his on-line guitar classroom, "The Juke Joint". Jeff was also the guitar teacher and musical consultant on the feature film, August Rush. Apart from his own workshops, Jeff has taught at the Crown Guitar Festival, National Guitar Workshop and The Bath Guitar Festival. Jeff regularly contributes to Premier Guitar and Guitar Player magazines. Jeff is also in demand as a touring musician, songwriter, musical director, and producer. He has had songs on The Voice, American Pickers, and in several feature films. Jeff’s CD, "I'm Tired," has received rave reviews and features members of Chic Corea's Elektric Band.