Niles Lewis is an experienced, educated, and seasoned guitar and bass instructor. He has been playing guitar for 17 years and been teaching for 14 years (7 professionally). He has performed up and down the east coast with multiple acts and is an experienced session player as well. As an instructor, Niles cares for his students and caters lessons to each particular student while sticking to a structured lesson plan.
He grew up in Barnwell SC and came to Columbia for college. After being accepted into the jazz program at USC, he became aware of Freeway Music and the rest was history. He was entirely self taught until linking up with Freeway Music’s co-founder, Don Russo, who took Niles under his wing and is still a mentor to him today.