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Vinny Roth has been teaching in the Virginia area since 1985 privately and in several Virginia schools. Mr.Roth attended both Northern Virginia community college and George Mason University where he received a fine arts degree in music. He has also studied several online jazz courses through the Berklee school of music online. Vinny's philosophy on teaching is to help students become well-rounded musicians while making sure they have fun and stay inspired. He has taken students from novice beginners and turned them into gigging professionals. He is also versed in many styles having studied with several tri-state area musicians such as Bill Kirchen, Dan Leonard, and RickWhitehead to name a few. Vinny has also authored a guitar method book Titled "Premier Pentatonic's for Blues and Rock Guitar" and has several of his lessons featured in Guitar Player Magazine. Mr.Roth was also the local and tri-state winner of the 2004 Guitar Center GuitarMaggedon solo contest. You can see Vinny Roth's instructional videos on YouTube as well as product demonstration videos at JBEPickups.com and Truefire.com.

Vinny is currently available for lessons. He offers a fun learning environment, affordable lesson rates plus he can travel to you. He also has a home studio at his house in Centerville Virginia. There are no contracts to sign and you can pay-as-you-go. Contact Vinny at 703-772-0840 to schedule your lesson today.

  • Video Lesson - Sequential A minor Arpeggio Pattern
    Vinny teaches a sweet sequential A minor arpeggio pattern.
  • Video Lesson - Travis Picking
    Vinny demonstrates Chet Atkins Travis style picking.
  • Video Lesson - Gatton Style Riff
    Vinny demonstrates a Danny Gatton style riff.
  • Video Lesson - Chord Inversions
    Vinny discusses and demonstrates the important use of chord inversions.
  • Video Lesson - Diminished Lick
    Vinny explores the versatility of the dimished lick.


Vincent Roth
Songwriter & Guitar player
Available for guitar lessons and recording sessions
Genre in all music styles especially rock, blues and funk
PH: 703-772-0840