Jimmy Heffernan is a multi-instrumentalist, specializing in resonator “dobro” guitar. In bluegrass and country music for over 40 years, he has performed and recorded with top names such as Larry Sparks, Red Allen, Brad Paisley, Charlie Louvin, and many more at venues including the Tonight show and the Grand Ole Opry. These days with the tour bus parked Jimmy focuses on teaching, sharing his music experience with pickers of all levels through workshops and videos.

“It is rare when master musicians are master teachers. Jimmy is clearly both. Sometimes it was great to just hear him play. His sharing of the language, licks and ideas was top notch.”
“Jimmy asked individually what we needed and made sure that we got it.”
“Jimmy kept it fun and interesting with lots of insight and stories of his experience.”
“Fantastic class, it has already made a difference in my playing and confidence joining in on jams.”
“I can tell by the quality of presentation and the level of detail, you have put your soul into helping us.”
“Jimmy was very adept at challenging all class members.”
“I loved his enthusiasm. I loved his willingness to help us all learn and feel comfortable and to not fear making a mistake.”
“I feel I’m growing as a musician. Everyone is very positive and encouraging. It is a safe place to try new things.”
“I was able to hook up with some folks and started playing out over the weekend. Can’t remember when I have had this much fun playing music!”
“Jimmy was a great instructor for all levels. He was very patient and encouraging.”

Haddon Heights, NJ

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