John Cargill is a professional and experienced musician based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Equipped with an Honours Degree in popular music, Trinity Grade 8 with Distinction in Classical guitar and an Advanced diploma in Jazz from the University of St Andrews, John currently performs at over 100 weddings and corporate events throughout the year; both as part of the Music For Scotland band Sugar Honey, a modern upbeat covers band, and through solo classical guitar performances. John has extensive studio experience, with highlights of recording at Rockfield and Longwave Studios with Romesh Dodangoda (Wales), Stakeout and Glasseye Studios (London) and 45 A-side in Glasgow to name a few.
John regularly tours the UK and has performed at various festivals such as T in the Park, Wickerman and XpoNorth with writing credits on releases by Rebel Westerns, Copper Lungs, Carrie Mac and more.
Private tuition is currently offered to around 20 weekly students in Edinburgh, where lessons are tailored to suit each individual students needs. This can range from playing their favourite movie theme, to performing a complex jazz transcription, to learning to shred like Jimi Hendrix and Joe Satriani.
John is highly sought after, both as a teacher and a performer due to his diverse stylistic abilities and easy to work with approach to any given situation.