I don’t think I have ever met a more talented player come through my studio. His playing is mesmerizing while his personality matches. Anyone lucky enough to score James Garcia for their gig will be more than satisfied.

Danny Bortz – Music Producer

James began working with my son Fletcher when he started school at the Denver School of the Arts (DSA) as a guitar major. He worked with Fletcher for six years and was indispensible in keeping him on track. Fletcher struggled with music theory when he started at DSA but under James’ consistent, disciplined and compassionate […]

Marie Solzan – Parent

Hi, my name is Camille Ruz and I was one of James Garcia’s students in Denver Colorado. I had so much fun working with him. What I loved about his teaching methods is that he gave me the freedom to learn music I wanted to learn while incorporating technical guitar so that my skills improved […]

Camille Ruz – Student

I have had the privilege of studying with James for the past 2 years. Starting lessons, again,  as an adult involved relearning a lifetime of “bad habits” in my Flamenco study. What I gained from my weekly lessons were the ideas of breaking down a flamenco passage into each phrase and measure: making sure that […]

Jonathon Kaplan – Student

James was a wonderful and supportive guitar teacher for our son, who attends a rigorous performing arts school. Our son struggled in the guitar program in his first year before starting lessons with James. After lessons with James, he blossomed. James was always encouraging and supportive while challenging him. Not only did our son’s technique […]

Misti – Student

James was referred by Denver School of Arts as a very good teacher of classical guitar. My grandson Autry has been taking lessons from James for 6 years. We were very pleased to have had the opportunity for Autry to learn from one of the best. I highly recommend James for all ages and levels […]

Fred Muenchen – Grandparent

MR James Garcia has done volunteer work at this particular Boys and Girls Club for over two years. He is an awesome young man. When he came to the club he saw we had only two broken guitars to teach the youth with. Being the teacher he is James started a fundraiser and donated his […]

Helen Mcbain – Art Specialist