Jonathan is the founder of Music Nation having spent years honing his teaching craft as a private and group tutor in the Leeds and Bradford area as well as a clinician in the UK and internationally. He has been an active member of the music education scene in Leeds and Bradford, West Yorkshire for many years teaching individuals, groups and arranging masterclasses with many of the country's top guitar players including John Wheatcroft, Tom Quayle, Steve Phillips, Rick Graham and Jon Gomm.
Jonathan has been playing since he was 13 years old and has been a member of Jazz, Soul, Blues, Metal and Swing bands in the past and currently played slide guitar with Leeds band Rising High Water.
“Friendly, approachable and a good teacher who makes learning fun.”Marc Pollitt, Hyde Park - Leeds
“As a bedroom guitarist for the last 25 years it was fantastic to be able to play guitar with other people and actually start learning again!”Bob Snowdon - Ilkley
“As a complete novice guitar player, having no idea where to begin, Jonathan has provided me with an excellent start, facilitating direction and guidance with the perfect pace of delivery.”James Padgett, Leeds