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Guitar Heroes In Bath
18th February 2006

Bailbrook House
Bailbrook House, Batheaston, Avon, purveyors of weekend guitar tuition packages, are in Bath next month (18th & 19th March 2006) with an intensive two-day workout with some of the UK's finest guitar teachers.

Held at the beautiful Bailbrook House on the edge of Batheaston, Avon & Somerset (click here for a map) nr Bath, this weekend is for intermediate level blues-rockers who need a burst of inspiration to take their playing up to the next level. So budding Claptons, Knopflers and Hendrixes take note.

Tutors for the weekend are: Neville Marten (editor of Future Publishing's Bath-based Guitar Techniques magazine and ex-editor of Guitarist), and Jason Sidwell (senior music editor of all Future's UK guitar titles including Total Guitar). Special guest tutor is Dave Kilminster , lecturer at the Academy Of Contemporay Music in Guildford, Guitar Techniques contributor and guitarist with '70s rock keyboard legend Keith Emerson.

Neville Marten said: "There are many guitarists of all ages whose playing needs a boost of inspiration to spur them on to the next level. GuitarBreak weekends home in on each player's needs providing targeted, masterclass-style tuition in the most relaxed environment imaginable. We guarantee you'll be a better player at the end of it!

Bath's GuitarBreak Weekend is 18th and 19th March. Day courses and full residential weekend places are available, prices start from 149.00. To learn more about GuitarBreak and to book yourself a place at Bailbrook House, visit or call 0845 458 7372.

For a recording of the interview with Neville Marten, use the following link:-

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