Longmont, Colorado Guitar Instructor Jason Olson Biography

Jason’s Biography

Information about Longmont, Colorado Guitar Instructor and Performer Jason Olson

Background and Studies

A native of Colorado, guitarist and private instructor Jason Olson has been studying and performing since 1989. Expanding upon a background in Rock and Jazz, Jason graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Music (BM) in Classical guitar in 2000, and a Master of Music (MM) in 2005.

At UNC, Jason studied with Stephen Waechter and Jonathan Leathwood. He also performed in master classes with artists such as Evangelos and Lisa, Antigoni Goni, Fabio Zanon, Judicael Perroy, Jason Vieaux, Nikita Koshkin, and Denis Azabagic.


As a classical guitarist, Jason performs both solo and with a classical guitar trio that includes Steve Waechter and Jim Bosse. The trio has recorded the CD “The Angel of Shavano” — which features the compositions of Jim Bosse — and currently performs the music throughout Colorado. Jason has also performed with bands such as Vandal, Blind Redemption, Friction, and Funk/Rock band Fat Pappy, since 1989. While performing with Fat Pappy, they recorded the CD “Fat Pappy’s Worm Farm.” He currently performs with his rock band Last Men on Earth.
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Jason has been teaching guitar lessons in the Longmont, Colorado area for over 25 years…

In addition to performing, Jason has been teaching guitar lessons privately for 25 years. He currently teaches a studio of over 60 students a week in Longmont, Colorado. Jason also has experience teaching at Imagine Charter School in Firestone and is currently the instructor of guitar at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. For more information about Jasons teaching style, guitar lesson pricing and contact information, please visit the Guitar Lessons page.

More Information

If you would like information about classical, acoustic fingerstyle, rock, jazz, blues, folk, or rock guitar lessons with Jason, please visit the guitar lessons page.


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