top of page

Online Music Lessons

Join Recording Artist, Greg Dayton, for private online music lessons and enhance your musical skills from the comfort of your home.



Greg Dayton boasts over 30 years of experience as a performer, recording artist, and educator in the United States and Europe. In recognition of his talent, he was inducted into the prestigious New York Blues Hall of Fame as a "Great Blues Artist" in 2016.

With proficiency in multiple instruments and musical styles, Greg offers lessons in:

  • Guitar: Electric, Acoustic, Slide, and Finger-style

  • Piano

  • Bass

  • Ukulele

  • Songwriting

  • Music theory


Greg's teaching philosophy centers around discovering and nurturing each student's unique strengths and musical passions. He equips his students with practical knowledge to excel in playing and performing music while emphasizing the fun and connection that music brings to individuals, families, and communities. He introduces the blues as a fundamental element for improvisation in various genres like rock, jazz, and bluegrass.

Whether you're seeking a productive pastime or looking to enhance your musical abilities, Greg's online music lessons provide a rewarding learning experience. Embark on your musical journey today by booking your first lesson with Greg Dayton.

To get started, visit the gallery to learn more about Greg's expertise and achievements. Fill in your details, including your name, email, subject, and message, to contact Greg and schedule your online music lesson.

Greg's journey in music began after completing a B.A. at Harvard University and the Guitar Performance program at Berklee College of Music. He started teaching blues ensembles and workshops at Berklee College's International Network School in Barcelona, Spain. Simultaneously, he toured as a sideman for Texas Blues artist Loti Lewis and Latin Soul artist Gemma Genazzano. Upon returning to Massachusetts, Greg led the instrumental music program and blues/rock bands at the Belmont Hill School (grades 7-12) and initiated community music programs for younger children at various centers.


Success! Message received.

SF Zoo video featuring my 8-year old

student Sydney playing Ukulele.

Since 2002, Greg has been based in New York City, where he has successfully taught numerous students of all ages. He operates his own teaching business and collaborates periodically with private and public schools. Additionally, he conducts guitar workshops for employees at companies like Time, Inc. and Home Box Office (HBO). Alongside his teaching endeavors, Greg continues to pursue his career as a singer-songwriter, gracing the stages of New York's renowned venues.

Greg's commitment to music education extends beyond his individual teaching. In 2011, he co-created and served as Program Director for the Catskill Jazz Factory, a non-profit organization dedicated to hosting residencies for Jazz artists and providing educational outreach and concerts across Greene, Ulster, and Columbia counties. Notable artists like Grammy-nominated Thelonious Monk Award Winner Jamison Ross and Dominick Farinacci participated in the program under the guidance of Greg and Artistic Director Aaron Diehl.

Greg Dayton has mentored exceptional students throughout his career, including Anson Jones, a standout vocalist recognized for three consecutive years as the Outstanding Vocal Performance recipient in both jazz and blues/pop categories by Downbeat Magazine's Student Music Awards.

Discover your musical potential and learn from one of the best. Take the opportunity to enrich your musical skills by contacting Greg Dayton for online music lessons today.

bottom of page