Guitar & Bass Teachers

Tom Jemmott - Guitar - Bass Instructor

Musician/ Guitarist Proficient in Jazz, Classical, Rock/Top 40
Founder Music Jems Music and Audio Production Services


University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl., Bachelor of Music , Jazz Guitar Specialization
Date of Matriculation 1999 (G.P.A. 3.4)
Suffolk County Community College, Seldon, New York
Associate of Science- Music , Classical Guitar Specialization

Musical Experience

Belinda Womack & Kool Reflections, Tampa, Florida, 1994 - Present

  • Voted Tampa Bay's Best Jazz Band,
  • Performed with Nat Adderly, Panama Francis, Arturo Sandoval.
  • Shared stage with The Rippingtons, Spyro Gyra, Branford Marsalis, Lou Rawles, Oleta Adams, Warren Hill, Herbie Mann, George Howard,  and others.
  • Played various clubs, concerts, festivals, weddings, social events
  • Recorded CD, 1998

Southtown Fever, Tampa, Florida, 1998 - Present

  • 12 piece Top 40/ Dance Band
  • Performs at weddings, nightclubs, social and corporate events.
  • Performed at the Jeb Bush Inauguration, 1999

Kasai, Orlando, Florida, 1999 - 2000

  • R&B/ Contemporary Jazz Band
  • Performed regularly on Disney World's Pleasure Island and Universal's Citywalk
  • Recorded CD ‘Everyword' in 2000

Tom Jemmott Band, Tampa, Florida, 2000 - Present

  • Jazz Fusion Band  
  • Performs concerts, nightclubs, private engagements
  • Headlined the Florida Aquarium's “Splash of Hot Jazz” series in 2001

National Guitar Workshop, Sarasota, Florida, 2002 - 2003


Other Musical Experience

  • Performed with Trumpeter Red Rodney, Saxophonist Bobby Watson, and Drummer Danny Gottlieb. 
  • Participated in jazz clinics with Pianist Manfredo Fest, Bobby Watson, Ira Sullivan, and Vocalist Nneena Freelon. 
  • Various shows and studio work.

Teaching Experience

Don Banks Music , Tampa, Florida, 1994 - Present
40 - 50 private students per week
Bayshore Christian School - Substituted for Belinda Womak's class


Belinda Womack (813) 839- 4297, Bayshore Christian School
Don Banks Music (813) 879 – 3115, Mitchel Banks or Don Banks

Sebastian Johnson - Guitar - Bass Instructor

Graduated with honors and a Degree in Music Performance from The University of Tampa. He also received an Associate of Arts from St. Petersburg College. Sebastian is proficient in Classical, Blues, Rock, Jazz, Pop, Contemporary and Acoustic guitar styles, he also plays and teaches Ukulele. He has performed with a variety of bands and shows and received the Guitarist of The Year Award…

Per Warpe - Guitar - Bass Instructor

Experience - Played With the Following

  • The Marshall Jazz Trio
  • Chuck Johnson Quintet
  • Axie
  • Brian McFadin
  • Gigs 8
  • University of South Florida Big Band
  • St Pete Junior College Jazz Band


  • St. Petersburg Junior College
  • University of South Florida
  • Graduated From Musicians Institute 1990
  • Guitar Institute of Technology

Studied Privately With

  • Herman Hollingsworth @ DON BANKS MUSIC
  • Kevin A. Boon  P.H.D. @ DON BANKS MUSIC
  • Sandy Devito

Rob Page - Guitar - Bass Instructor

Rob is an experienced player of 25 years playing with  various bands and opening for many top country artists such as: Lori Morgan, Shanandoah, Jerry Reed, Hank Williams III, Daryl Singletary, Jeff Carson, David Kersh, Leroy Parnell,  John Berry, Johnny Paycheck, Neil McCoy and countless others.

Rob was CCMC Instrumentalist of the year in 1994 in Charlotte County. He has been teaching for over 15 years with students of all ages in both Georgia and Florida and really enjoys working with students of all ages and styles.

Rob is classically trained, but also loves blues, rock, chicken' Pickin', b-bending, and anything from Joe Santriani. Rob is also the inventor of the Music Decoder, a slide chart he created to make learning easier to understand.