Taylor Robinson Music offers fun, modern, and private music lessons for guitar, bass, drums, voice, piano, keyboards, and audio engineering. All or our instructors are professional musicians. Many are renowned local performers, songwriters, and recording artists with great stories to share and experience to pass down. Lessons can be booked around your availability either at one of our studios or in the comfort of your own home. Sign up now and get one lesson FREE. Come to Taylor Robinson Music and... Learn to Play from the Heart!

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Learn your favorite songs
  • From professional musicians
  • In your home or our studio

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • Better Business Bureau
  • NAMM
  • MTNA

Payment Options

  • American Express, Money Orders, Discover, PayPal, Personal Checks, Google Checkout, MasterCard, VISA, echeck

Contact Details

  Website
  Person Taylor Robinson
  City Dallas , TX
  Zip Code 75287
  Address 18749 Marsh Lane 1315
  Phone Number (469) 463-2360
  Tollfree (877) 483-2248
  Fax (877) 483-2248

Business Representative

Taylor Robinson

Owner

Taylor began playing guitar at age 10 with help from a family barber. By age 16 he was playing in local Dallas garage bands. Throughout high school, he continued to hone his skills as a singer, songwriter, and guitar player by forming and touring with the rock band, “Fallen From the Nest”. At this point, Taylor also started developing his craft as an engineer and producer by apprenticing under the renowned Hollywood producer Harvey Guerst (Bob Dylan, The Byrds, The Doors, Kenny Rogers, Peter, Paul, and Mary, Frank Zappa, Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin). Through his college years at North Texas University, he worked an engineer at Indian Trails Recording Studio in Denton, TX and Steven Arnold Studios in Allen, TX.

It was during this time that he began to tour internationally with the rock band “Fallen From the Nest” (Sony) where he co-wrote and released 3 albums. In 2003, between tours, Taylor began giving lessons with the hands on/ working knowledge approach he had acquired from his time on the road. His students appreciated this “From the Heart” teaching perspective and as his student base grew Taylor began to take on other pro musician instructors. Today, the Taylor Robinson Music Company employs over 900 contract instructors and has served over 25,000 lessons in 40 states. Currently, Taylor is looking forward to finishing his graduate MBA program in 2010. Meanwhile, the Taylor Robinson Music Company continues to be a leader in it's industry by offering quality, unique, and diverse music instruction guided by a true concern for every student.

Products & Services

Guitar Lessons

$35-$45/ hour

Taylor Robinson Music guitar lessons are unique to any standard. We focuses on a working knowledge and a hands on approach rather than stagnate on the academic.

Our method is to focus on a new technique each lesson. To do this, the instructor first finds this technique used in the students favorite songs and then proceeds to teach the song instead of simply repeating the drill. We've found that this helps keep our students excited about learning, motivated to practice, and sticking with their instrument for life.


Bass Lessons

$35-$45/ hour

Taylor Robinson Music bass lessons are one of a kind. Our pro musicians have the working knowledge experience to teach a variety of techniques including finger-style for the pop and country fans, slap for the funk crowd, and double picking for the punk rockers in all of us. Whether it's Victor Wooten, Flea, or Paul McCartney that gets you going, Taylor Robinson Music has the bass teacher for you.


Audio Engineering

$35-$45/ hour

Taylor Robinson Music recording/ engineering/ production classes can get you on the road to directing your own projects and managing your own studio. Whether you're wanting to work a laptop in your living room or from a 72 track SSL board in a multi-million dollar recording studio, Taylor Robinson Music can prep you for the job.

Our recording instructors are adepts at all software recording formats including pro tools, sonar, reason, ableton live, and garage band. Our lesson focus on mastery of the industry software, midi programing, mic choice and placement, room acoustics, 3D space concepts, mastering, and out board reverb/ delay, equalization, compression, and pan structure.


Drum Lessons

$35-$45/ hour

Taylor Robinson Music drum instructors are really something special. Our drum Lessons focus on a number of techniques ranging from creating fills, mixing well with the band, mastering the double kick pedal, keeping time, improvising, or just finding the pocket. Be it pop, rock, country, metal, or jazz and blues, Taylor Robinson Music has the drum man for you.


Taylor Robinson Music Piano piano and keyboard lessons are designed to get you playing your favorite songs as quickly as possible. At Taylor Robinson Music, it's important that you learn to communicate music properly, understand chords and scales, but most importantly that you continue to enjoy your lessons and feel creatively fulfilled. This means:

* First listening to your musical goals
* Understanding how you are motivated
* And finally, designing a customized lesson plan just for you


Taylor Robinson Music voice lessons are the fastest way to develop a commercial singing voice. Whether you're a professional singer wanting to take the next step or a beginner convinced you are tone deaf, our voice lesson program is the boot camp that will whip your voice into shape.

The techniques our vocal lessons focus on include using your diaphragm, expanding your range, pitch control, using your belt voice and head voice, and learning the proper warm up and warm down techniques to make your voice sound better and last longer.


Songwriting Lessons

$35-$45/ hour

Songwriting lessons from professional songwriters is a service that only Taylor Robinson Music can offer.

Our songwriters have worked for a variety of major and independent labels including RCA/ Sony, Geffen, Atlantic, EMI, and Warner Brothers records. They have experience writing and teaching all styles of songwriting and composing ranging from rock and pop, to metal, blues, and country. They are experienced in traditional songwriting, soundtrack composition, and commercial music.

Promotions & Discounts

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Get one free lesson with the purchase of your first package.

  • I would not recommend this business

If you are seeking lessons for yourself or for your child, I urge you to think twice before signing up for lessons with this company (or any other online music lesson business that contracts out music instructors for that matter).

They do not require a face-to-face interview with their instructors; rather they opt for a phone interview. This means that they do not in any way take the time to assess the musical skills or teaching skills of their instructors. Any legitimate school or business will always take the time to personally meet any potential instructors, and will most certainly require that they audition for the job.

The quality of an instructor you will get from a business such as this will surely be a gamble. Take the time to seek out a legitimate instructor in your community that you can meet face to face with, or find an accredited school to attend. It will be well worth the extra work in the end.

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  • I would not recommend this business

Horrible! This company sent aggressive sales calls and emails and voicemails twice daily, the receptionist set me up with a coach that did not meet the needs I requested and I learned later that she set me up with her husband, who was undereducated for a coach and told me that women only have a head - voice and that's all they sing with(incorrect), and the lesson prices were extremely unreasonable, especially for the poor quality of the coaching I received. They say lessons are only $45 per hour, but that is if you purchase a certain number of lessons and pay for them all up front - otherwise they are $60-$80 depending on the coach! I found a reputable coach elsewhere that really coaches! You don't have to go through a company like this to receive excellent quality coaching at a reasonable price - don't let them fool you!

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Customer Testimonials

I would like to say that I just started taking lessons from Steve and he has done a great job in my case. It took a lot of time to find out which instructor would be the best fit both for me as a person and for the type of music that I would like to learn to play. I am in my 40's and starting something new at this age is frustrating, but Steve expresses interest in you as a person and as a player which has made it very easy. In my first four lessons I can actually play a couple of songs that he has taught me. I would recommend him to everyone, no matter your age.


David and I just wanted to express our sincere gratitude and excitement about Sarah's progress with your lessons. Important to us as parents, you have been reliable, knowledgeable and flexible enough to allow Sarah to develop her musical skills during private lessons.

Your enthusiasm is contagious and actually bringing her into the recording studio brought her to a new level of commitment. Add to this the unparalleled opportunity of performing on-stage with accomplished, professional musicians, and this has been an amazing 18 months!

Compared to the two years that our son, Chris spent with a different guitar instructor, it was definitely less successful. He's looking forward to coming home from college during the break, and continuing his lessons with you instead. Thank you again for your professionalism and for making Sarah feel that all of the hard work is fun!

Renee and David Munger


Approximately 9 months ago, I picked up a flyer in a local guitar store and very nervously dialed the number. The number on the flyer was for a guitar instructor who offered lessons to learn to play from the heart. I wasn't sure what that meant, and I've never been musically inclined, but it sounded like fun and I was ready to try something new.

At that time, I didn't even own a guitar, so I borrowed one from a friend for my first lesson. At that lesson I met a young man, Taylor Robinson, who taught me enough basics that within the hour to strum along with Bryan Adams. Taylor made it simple to understand and fun to play.

Since that first meeting, we've had about 15 lessons, I now own 6 guitars, I can play along with a ton of songs, my 13-year-old daughter has started to play along with me and actually purchased her own guitar last month, and I can't wait to pull songs together and head off to my next lesson with Taylor .

9 months ago, I had no idea what Taylor's flyer meant when it said "play from the heart" I'm starting to get the idea, and it's a blast!!! Taylor's method of instruction is simple to learn and easy to apply. He also has a website that makes it easy to stay connected. I would definitely recommend Taylor and Taylor Robinson Music to anyone who wants to learn to play or to improve their current playing level.


I just wanted to say that my son really enjoyed his first music lesson. His instructor was very professional and patient. Nathan (my son) is even more excited now about learning the guitar and is putting forth the necessary practice. Thank you for having providing a flexible and professional service to us.


I just wanted to say I'm glad you are here and doing such a wonderful thing. Isaiah is absolutely the most precious person anyone could have as a music teacher and mentor in general. What a fabulous example of a human being and great music teacher he truly is! Thank you so much and please tell Isaiah thank you also.


I just wanted to let you know that Mr. Pittman has been a wonderful drum instructor for my daughter Valerie who is 7 years old. He is so patient with her. He is doing a wonderful job. We are looking forward to her next lesson. :) Have a wonderful day!


I want to tell you that Sherman is perhaps the best instructor I've had the privilege of working with. He's sharp and understands what I'm trying to do. He's provided me with challenges to work through and improve which were lacking in my previous efforts to learn to play guitar. Thanks for your recommendation and setting me up with such a fine musician and instructor.


Just wanted to let you guys know that I had a very good experience with Stephen. I was having a blockage and was not making progress. He was able to diagnose the issue and set me back on the path. Sometimes in teaching yourself you just need a little help.


Thanks a lot for introducing us to John, my son really enjoyed his lesson yesterday, I think this was the kind of teacher that we were looking for.


This has been an amazing experience to find a teacher who knows what he is doing and who really cares about music. Thank you for listening to what I was saying and bringing a teacher who was right for me. I want to set up another appointment as soon as possible. Left a message and I am waiting for a call back so I can schedule it...Again Thank You...


We were really happy with our first lesson! My daughters played on the piano the whole night after the lesson and already are playing some easy songs. Chris Holmes did a great job, thanks!


I just wanted to let you know how pleased we are Viola's lessons. She is a wonderful teacher and is very good with children.

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I just wanted to let you know that Layne loves the new instructor. I don't have his email, so could you please forward this to him. Our past dude was GREAT, but unreliable and Layne thought no one could match up to him. It takes a lot to impress my kiddo that much.
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