Meet the guitarists who have contributed their talents and made GMI - Guitar & Music Institute one of the world's go to guitar websites!

Ged Brockie


Ged Brockie is a guitarists and composer and the driving force behind GMI. He opened the site in 2013 and directs the various concepts and ideas that take the entire business forward. His musical career includes a wide range of performance, composition & arranging, tuition as well as writing for GMI publications.

Jamie Akers

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Jamie is one of the UK's foremost genre crossing classical and period instrumental guitar players. Jamie is also a writer for GMI publications. His wide range of work and experience includes everything from touring, opera, solo recitals, TV and radio.

Honza Kourimsky

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Honza is one of the most exciting guitarists to emerge from the Scottish scene of late. A Czech national, Honza made Edinburgh his home and after finishing his music degree has gone on to create numerous bands, teach a huge range of students and is now an author with GMI.

Gary Clinton

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Gary has provided a huge amount of guitar lesson content on GMI. Everything from a beginners course to a very large pedal course covering everything a guitarists could want. Gary is a busy composer and teacher with a huge amount of students he teaches each week.

Malcolm MacFarlane

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Malcolm MacFarlane is one of Europe's finest guitar players as well as a composer and tutor. His work and expertise have made him a first call musician. Malcolm contributed the excellent "Jazz Improvisation" series to GMI which featured soloing over the John Coltrane classic "Giant Steps".

Nigel Clark

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One of Scotland's finest ever guitar players. A devastating technique merged with wonderfully sensitive musicality. Nigel continues to tour around the world with some of the finest musicians and bands around. Nigel contributed three videos titled "The Need For Speed" on GMI.

Federico Bruera


Fede is a Latin guitarist who is based in Haddington, Scotland. He not only performs and teaches guitar across the UK, but also has a weekly Latin music radio show.

Ross Campbell


Graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland. Ross has created a large following with his online lectures, videos and written material. Ross created several videos for our techniques series of videos.