Danny Gootee is an experienced guitar player who has a background rich in blues, folk, and rock. With over 20 years experience on the guitar Danny’s passion for music shines through regardless of the genre he plays. Danny studied at the renowned Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California where he lived with and recorded music with Derek Sherinian (Billy Idol, Alice Cooper). Danny has been rhythm and lead guitarist in multiple groups and has released two solo EP’s as a singer/songwriter.
Danny has been teaching lessons in the Las Vegas area for 10 years now. He has a passion for music instruction for any age or any area students want to learn in whether it’s music theory or just learning to sing and play their favorite song. Danny has given private lessons in guitar, ukulele, bass guitar, and piano. He became proficient at the piano while attending Musicians Institute and has since recorded many songs utilizing his knowledge of other instruments. He taught ukulele at the Ginnyard School which is a private elementary school to groups of children just learning an instrument for the first time. Danny specializes in teaching students who are brand new to learning music. He makes the experience of learning an engaging and exciting process.