Guitar Made Simpler
The Finest Contemporary Guitar Method, Live Performance and Private Instruction

  • One of the most outstanding members on The Bash for 2012!
  • One of the most outstanding members for 2013 on The Bash!
  • One of the most outstanding members on The Bash for 2014!
  • One of the most outstanding members on The Bash for 2015!
  • One of the most outstanding members on The Bash for 2016!
  • One of the most outstanding members on The Bash for 2017!
  • One of the most outstanding members on The Bash for 2018!
  • One of the most outstanding members on The Bash for 2019!
  • One of the most outstanding members on The Bash for 2020!
  • One of the most outstanding members of The Bash for 2021!
  • 2013 - Top One Man Band
  • 2016 - Top One Man Band
  • 2017 - Top One Man Band
  • 2018 - Top One Man Band
  • A member of The Bash for 10+ years
  • Responds quickly to booking requests
  • 100+ The Bash Verified Bookings
Want live entertainment but prefer it be done virtually?
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LIVE PERFORMANCE CALENDAR

  • Tuesday Aug. 9- Private Party- Denton, TX
  • Wednesday Aug. 10- Private Party- Table Rock Shores Resort, MO
  • Friday Aug. 12- Private Party, Kingston, OK
  • Monday Aug. 15- Member Event- The Stayton at Museum Way- Ft. Worth, TX
  • Saturday Aug. 20- Private Party- McKinney, TX
  • Friday Aug. 26- Resident Event- Lewisville Estates- Lewisville, TX
  • Saturday Aug. 27- Private Party- Prosper, TX
  • Tuesday Aug. 30- Corporate Event, Gaylord Texan-Grapevine, TX

How can I help you?

I'm Riley Wilson- award winning guitar teacher, performer and writer based in Frisco, TX. I'm also known as "The Gigmeister" for my 12 year column in "Vintage Guitar" magazine. I've helped over 4,000 students from Los Angeles, CA to Raleigh, NC and Dallas, TX to learn guitar and bass successfully since 1985.  

My solo act is the most awarded One Man band in the nation, a Gig Salad "Top Performer, 5 Star Talent, Best Of Gig Salad" and winner of "Best of 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, Lifetime, Rapid Responder and Rising Star" awards from Gigmasters/The Bash.  

I've written for "Electronic Musician," Gig," "Guitar World," "Guitar School" and "Real To Reel" magazines. 

I'm also the author and publisher of the groundbreaking guitar instruction method "Guitar Made Simpler- An Intelligent Approach," available on Amazon or directly from the publisher.

If you want the best in private
guitar or bass instruction, solo performance or writing, look no further.

Click 
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If you're looking for Riley's Voiceover page- click
here.

Who is Riley Wilson?

- Awarded guitar/bass teacher

- Nationally published Writer/Publisher/ Columnist

- America's most awarded One Man Band on Gigmasters/The Bash & Gig Salad since 2012

- Award winning
Voice overs-

Since 1972, Riley Wilson has been a working professional guitarist/vocalist. Starting with groups based in North Carolina, he traveled all over the South and Midwest before relocating to Hollywood, CA in 1983. Today, he continues the tradition with the nation's most awarded One Man band show, collecting awards and thrilling audiences with an impressive mix of blues, classical, country, jazz, rock and pop classics.

Beginning in 1985, he began teaching guitar and bass quicker, better and more competently than any other private instructor. A graduate of the Guitar Institute in Technology in Hollywood, CA and the original, longest running professional guitar and bass teacher in Frisco, TX. He teaches virtual lessons via FaceTime, Skype and Zoom for folks unable to join him at his studio in North Texas. His teaching methods and material are also found on YouTube
here.

Riley’s been a professional writer since 1987. His work has appeared in publications like “Electronic Musician,” ” Gig,” “Guitar World,” “Guitar School” and “Real to Reel.” He penned “The Gigmeister” column in “Vintage Guitar” magazine from 1993-2005 and is the author and publisher of “Guitar Made Simpler- An Intelligent Approach
.” He also wrote the popular “Solo Gigger” column and did video gear reviews with L2Pnet from 2013-2016.