Melvin Ellis has been a performing guitarist and vocalist since 1973 when he began travelling throughout Canada and the USA performing at Folk, Blues, Rock and Jazz festivals. He has also performed as Promenade Soloist on Cruise Ships, for numerous years.

For over 40 years, Melvin has been honing his skills also as a diverse Arranger and Music Educator.

Now he is ready to share this knowledge with you!

Melvin is offering Guitar and Vocal lessons for singles, couples and small groups. He will come to your location whether it is a business, club, church, resort park or even your home.
Group Prices (3 or more people):
Everyone gets a 1 and ½ hour lesson for ONLY $15.00
Learn LOTS of strumming patterns and chord progressions/songs
Learn how to play "LEAD"

Private Lessons:
$20 for ½ hour and $30 for a full hour.
A couple/2 people, $25 for ½ hour and $35 for a full hour.

Why not call today and get started!
Call 956-536-4194
or Email: mellisguitarguru@hotmail.com
to begin your lessons now!

Since 2006, Melvin has been performing with the Rock Band THE AGENCY,
One of the Valley's MOST FAVORITE Bands.



Watch this video featuring the various styles of guitar music
You Can Learn to Play!

Melvin Ellis has an immense repertoire of music in many different genres.
Melvin's "Versatile" Song and Instrumental Lists (condensed):

Contemporary/Popular
Thinking out Loud, Photographs - Ed Sheeran
Don't give up, I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Counting Stars - One Republic
Hey, Soul Sister - Train
When September Ends, Blvd. of Broken Dreams - Green Day
Last Train Home - Lost Prophets
Times Like These - Foo Fighters
Anthem of Our Dying Day - Story of the Year
Here Without You, I Feel You - Three Doors Down
Patience - Guns and Roses
Always A Woman - Billy Joel
Masquerade - George Benson
It's Been Awhile - Staind
Heart of Saturday Night - Tom Waits
Opinon On Love - Mac Nally
Solisbury Hill - Peter Gabriel
Nothing to Lose - Billy Talent
Cryin' - Aerosmith
Desperado - The Eagles
Tears in Heaven, Layla - Eric Clapton
Were All Aone - Boz Skaggs
Wild Flower - Skylark
Shiver Me Timbers - Tom Waits

Folk
You've Got a Friend, Shower the People, Sweet Baby James, Bartenders Blues, Fire and Rain - James Taylor
Time in a Bottle, Photographs and Memories - Jim Croce
Forty-Five Years, Fisherman's Warf, Bluenose, Dark-Eyed Molly - Stan Rodgers
Cat's In the Cradle - Harry Chapin
Wild World - Cat Stevens
Vincent (Starry Starry Night)- Don Maclean
Landscapes, Withered Hands - Valdy
Canadian Railroad Trilogy, If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot
Old Man - Neil Young
Lincoln Duncan - Paul Simon
All the Diamonds - Bruce Cockburn
Sister Golden Hair,Ventura Highway - America
Wondering Out Loud - Jethro Tull
Into The Mistic - Van Morrison
Bridge Over Troubled Waters - Simon and Garfunkel
Rocky Mountain High - John Denver

Country
The Dance - Garth Brooks
Copperhead Road - Steve Earle
That The Way Love Goes - Merle Haggard
Bartender's Blues - George Jones (James Taylor)
She Believer In Me, The Gambler - Kenny Rodgers
The Athens Queen - Stan Rodgers

Blues/Rock N' Roll/ Sing-Along
Yesterday, In My Life, All my Loving, I saw Her Standing There, Blackbird, Eight Days A Week, Norwegian Wood, And I Love Her - The Beatles
Chantilly Lace, Lets Twist Again - Big Bopper
Old Time Rock and Roll, Turn the Page - Bob Seger
Before you Accuse Me - Eric Clapton
Moondance - Van Morrison
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Venus - Shocking Blue
Baby Driver - Paul Simon
Roller Derby Queen - Jim Croce
You're 16 - Ringo Starr
Proud Mary, Down on the Corner - C.C.R
The Boxer - Simon and Garfunkel
American Pie - Don Maclean
Those Were the Days - Mary Poppins
Piano Man - Billy Joel

Jazz/Latin
Misty
Till There Was You
The Shadow of Your Smile
The Girl From Panama
Sound of Bells
Angie
Let's Bossa

Traditional
Farewell to Nova Scotia
What Do You Do With A Drunken Sailor?
Ron Hynes - Sonny's Dream

Numerous Selections from The Following Composers
Muldarra, Dowland,Visee - Classical
J.S.Bach, Georg Handel, Barron - Baroque
Antonio Carlos Jobin, Ponce, Antonio Lauro, Carol Van Feggelden - Spanish/S.A
Scott Joplin, Chet Atkins - Rag Time
Bruce Cockburn, Leo Kottke, Lenny Breau, Leo Brower - Contemporary
Progressive Folk, Latin Jazz, Impressionistic Music - Original