His website is http://www.robgarland.net
Rob grew up in South East England, played in a diverse array of bands. In his mid-twenties he moved to the US and split his time between teaching and performing with his jazz/blues group Rob Garland & The Blue Monks. The band released several albums of original music and played hundreds of gigs at festivals and clubs opening for artists such as B.B. King and Chuck Berry, as well as international television and radio performances.
Currently Rob lives in Los Angeles where he writes and performs with various musicians including his group Rob Garland's Eclectic Trio and jazz band Catatonic.
Rob is a guitar instructor for Musicians Institute and TrueFire, with an Artist Channel: Babylon, Private Lessons and Data DVD Courses.
Rob also gives lessons via Skype and has performed sessions at Los Angeles studios such as Revolver, The Village Recorder and Bad Robot.
Rob is endorsed by Bogner, Xotic, Curt Mangan strings, Chicken Picks & Moody Straps. He is influenced by "everyone from Joni Mitchell to Frank Zappa."
Musicians Rob has worked with include Jimmy Haslip (The Yellowjackets), Andy Sanesi (Scott Henderson), Tony Newton (Gary Moore) Mick Stevens (Brand X) and Gus Thornton (Albert King/S.R.V.)