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Marion August 2014 Teacher Feature: Billy Lee Janey
By West Music Marion
8/4/2014 11:23:00 PM

Billy Lee JaneyBilly Lee Janey teaches several instruments including acoustic, electric, and bass guitar, ukulele, banjo, dobro, mandolin, and lap steel. He has been teaching guitar since 1979 and has been playing professionally since 1964. He has been mentioned in over 400 instructional books and is signed on with the Rockadrome record label from San Antonio, Texas.

He has been inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 and the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame in 2012!

Recently Billy performed at the Hard Rock Cafe in Chicago.  He has also opened for ZZ Top at the Surf Ballroom and has performed on stage with Buddy Guy, Bo Diddly, and others. He teaches blues, jazz, rock and roll, heavy metal, country and all other forms of music. He also teaches how to start a band and record your own music and perform.

In his spare time Billy works on his farm with his wife. He enjoys building, crafting, gardening and carpentry.  His favorite thing about teaching is that the gift of music is to "give".

Find out more about Billy Lee Janey at billyleejaney.com!

Sign up for lessons with Billy at 1/2 price during the month of August here!

Tags: West Music Marion, Teacher Feature, Guitar,
Categories: Conservatory, West Music Cedar Rapids/Marion
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