Welcome To GUITAR LESSONS IN ORANGE COUNTY! This is your source for finding the best in professional level guitar instruction in Orange County California. It's one stop shopping for beginners, hobbyists, serious music students, professionals and everyone in between. Whether your style is acoustic, electric, jazz, rock, blues, classical or a little bit of each your search for top quality, affordable and effective guitar instruction begins and ends right here.



Karl Aranjo Is a professional guitarist, author and highly talented educator residing in Southern California. His former students include musical school graduates, and several recording artists. Mr. Aranjo is the author of SIX best selling, industry standard instructional books, Guitar Buddy, The Working Musicians Dictionary Of Terms, A Blueprint For Hot Guitar, Cool Chords and the internationally acclaimed Guitar Chord Guru and Guitar Scale Guru. A graduate of Berklee College Of Music and protégé of the late William G. Leavitt, Karl has studied with some of the best in the business including Tony Mottola, Ted Greene, Jim Kelly, Larry Baione and Robert Conti. Karl is leader of the busy working Jazz Attack Band, and is a highly sought after private teacher. In addition to his Berklee degree in musical performance he holds degrees in Psychology and Education. Mr. Aranjo's work is done purely out of a desire to serve his fellow musicians and to bring his specialized knowledge to all who thirst for it. His lessons are informative, inspirational and fun! All courseware, educational material, visual aids and musical content was created for this purpose and is the original work and sole property of master guitarist Karl Aranjo. Mr. Aranjo's ground breaking methods, websites, books and exclusive private lessons with him are all designed to help you reach your goals more quickly than you ever thought possible.



Call or write now to arrange private lessons with Karl, you will be placed with the best possible teacher to meet your personal goals. If you want a a dedicated teacher with an unbelievably fast and effective program contact Karl today. By the way, the cost of one of Karl's industry standard, world class educational products is included in the price of lessons.

Phone: 949 786 8765

Cell: 949 278 5857



If you are interested in computer based recording, sound engineering, computer music or digital audio workstations Karl Aranjo is the instructor you have been searching for! Top notch instruction in a fully equipped project studio, in MAC and Vista, on all major applications is now available.


Incredible World Class Products From Master Guitarist Karl Aranjo.

Karl Aranjo’s instructional books have become international best sellers and industry standards. Written in a relaxed, clear, no bull and entertaining style these books are guaranteed to dramatically improve your playing and or teaching. Featuring great graphics, studio quality CD's and tight text Karls’ work is packed with just exactly the type of information and professional level theory you have been searching for!

If you are a player, teacher, school representative or shop owner Karl Aranjo’s instructional books and educational products will instantly improve your program and keep your students focused and directed. Learn what thousnads of happy guitarists, teachers and businesses have already learned; you simply can't lose with this incredible world class material!

Cool Chords includes red hot CD with 57 recorded examples If you are studying, learning or teaching todays’ guitar Cool Chords is guaranteed to become your new favorite tool! It’s the entertaining and rock and roll way to learn chords, progressions, rhythm, musical notation and critical terminology. This breakthrough method doesn’t rely on the tedious practice routines or boring study rituals of the past, instead you’ll be having fun and rockin’ out with one of 57 studio tracks while learning to play the great rhythm guitar, classic chord forms and the new and hip sounding Cool Chords which are such a big part the modern guitar sound. List price $14.95, your price: $12.95. Include $3.OO Shipping per book
Guitar Buddy -a new method includes a cool CD with 75 recorded examples and password to an interactive educational website dedicated to your success! The lost of art of learning and teaching the guitar is learning to play and think in the open position. All styles of playing require a firm grasp of the open position and Guitar Buddy imparts this core knowledge in a highly entertaining and enjoyable style which makes the process seem fast, fun and easy. This is a playing method which has the student perform 75 excellent and full sounding examples with a red hot, studio quality CD, which gives todays’ students and educators just exactly the kind of the sound they have been searching for. The method culminates with 5 full length solos suitable for recitals or performance. List price $17.95, your price: $15.95. Include $3.OO Shipping per book (Foreign orders add $6.00 USD)
A Blueprint For Hot Guitar -licks, tricks and techniques includes 2 Red Hot Studio CDs with a total of 116 professionally produced tracks. In your hand will be the blueprints for the guitar lessons we guitarists have always needed and wanted, the types of lessons that clearly teach hot moves, cool grooves and no nonsense professional level theory that quickly gives a player new musical fun along with many insights, skills, ideas and tricks. The kinds of lessons that mean playing hot, new, interesting and great sounding guitar today! . The Blueprint will get you thinking about and doing real work on: continually evolving a vocabulary of interesting chords and chord tricks, picking out leads, melodies and single line parts, learning musical and tasteful rhythm grooves to play behind a singer or soloist and developing solid musical ideas and concepts to contribute to original songs or arrangements. Written for those who want to know the secrets of professional guitarists and teachers. List price $19.95, your price: $17.95. Include $3.OO Shipping per book (Foreign orders add $6.00 USD)
Guitar Scale Guru has become an international best seller and industry standard. The book is all about scales, how to play them & what to call them. Included is a detailed examination of all the essential theory involved with playing and writing contemporary guitar music in the most musical and logical way possible. When you're interested in some particular scale, application or theoretical concept, look it up in the extensive table of contents. This allows you to return to your business without getting hooked into some structured series of method books that don't fit in with your style, books that are of little of no interest to you as a busy player. Karl is confident you will benefit from his tireless efforts to give you the best possible printed material . Guitar Scale Guru is the book you’ve been looking for. Your price: $13.95. Include $3.OO Shipping per book (Foreign orders add $6.00 USD)
Guitar Chord Guru has become an international best seller and industry standard. If you’re a teacher or serious student of the guitar, the material presented here can be your secret weapon. Each page quickly imparts critical concepts and allows you to continue teaching and studying without drawing a ton of your own circles, arrows, footnotes and chord graphs. At last, all the essential diagrams, drawings and information concerning theory, chords and their uses in one logical, easy to read book. The printed material in these pages is simply the best! Guitar Chord Guru cuts through the bull and shows what you want and need, it truly is the book you've been looking for. Your price: $12.95. Include $3.OO Shipping per book (Foreign orders add $6.00 USD)

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Complete notes for TAB, Jazz Chords, Open Chords, Traditional Open Scales, Lead Scales, Theory and so much more. (including p purpose built incredible, free, interactive) It’s a professional guitarists encyclopedia that fits neatly on the wall of your practice space. Your price: $11.99.



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