Taylor began playing Guitar at age 12, taking influence from artists such as Steve Vai and Joe Satriani. At age 15 he started to undertake studies in Music theory with various Guitar teachers and attended masterclasses given by Steve Vai.Taylor

At age 22, Taylor graduated University with a Bachelors in Audio Engineering, meanwhile playing in a Progressive Metal band and touring The United States Of America.  Since 2013 he created his own Music and become adapt in the new metal genre “Djent.”

He encourages students to create their own songs and develop their own unique style, to stand out from the crowd.  The American Guitar Academy is proud to have him as part of our team!


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Unique instruction…

I learned the knowledge and techniques not available in any other schools in Japan!

It’s not just guitar, it’s “Music”…

I am having a lot of fun learning at the American Guitar Academy! My teacher has taught me not only guitar, but what music really is.  I was obsessed with learning techniques and I have forgotten the fun when playing the guitar.  My teacher always reminds me of the fun when I was struggling with …

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Aiko Ishikawa


At the American Guitar Academy, not only just learning songs, but I also got to strengthen my foundation and get to learn how to use various of techniques naturally.  It’s such a big difference between a player who gets the basics down compares to a player who doesn’t.

Now I enjoy playing guitar more…

I highly recommend learning guitar at The American Guitar Academy. After my first few lessons I was already noticeably much better at playing and was also learning guitar faster than I have ever had before. Plus, now I enjoy playing guitar more than I ever have!