Jack Tuttle
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I teach at Gryphon. They are good guys and will treat you right.

Welcome to my site!

I'll be teaching a Bluegrass Band Workshop at Grass Valley in June. Should be great fun. The class is nearly full but I think there's some openings for particular instruments, especially bass. Details are here.

My new round of classes just started up in mid-April. All of the classes were filled up, so hopefully we'll get the next round started up in July for those that couldn't get on on this round. l'll most likely be offering a Beginning Banjo Class and a Beginning Mandolin Class over the summer, as well as the Bluegrass Jam Class.

My daughter Molly and I taught bluegrass harmony singing at the Walker Creek Music Camp. We had a great time there - if you're looking for a really nice bluegrass/old-time camp, this comes highly recommended.

The Tuttles with AJ Lee

The Tuttles with AJ Lee will be taking a break for a little while, as Molly finishes up her final semester at the Berklee College of Music. She'll be all done in the middle of May and then be home for the summer (minus some travel dates).

River's Edge Theatre in Illinois

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison

Playing on A Prairie Home Companion, back in October. Molly's web site is here.


What's On My Site

The site is mainly meant to be a resource for my current students in the South San Francisco Bay Area. However, anyone who is learning to play should find something of interest.

Most of the navigation buttons lead to obvious content. Some of things you will find on my website include:

  • Schedule a Lesson lets you schedule a one-time lesson, or reschedule a missed lesson.
  • About Lessons has all the basic information about taking lessons from me including when, where, how much and how to schedule a lesson.
  • Helpful Tips is an entry point for all help for each instrument and a link to the top ten things that you can do to improve your playing. The top ten includes tips for more effective practice.
  • Explore some of the links down the left side to learn more about bluegrass .
About the Site
Updated April 17, 2014