Jeremy "JR" Hairston is a Silver Spring, MD based guitarist, musical director, and instructor. Since the age of 17, Jeremy has devoted diligent practice to his craft--playing, recording, and writing across jazz, blues, rock, R&B, Contemporary Christian and Gospel genres. He's the band director and lead guitarist at Messiah Community Church, and he releases music as solo artist. Since 2020, Jeremy has been endorsed by Paul Reed Smith Guitars as a Pulse Artist. He is a proud graduate of Howard University, where he earned his B.S. in Psychology. Be sure to check out his YouTube channel or listen to several recorded projects that feature his playing. You'll hear how his guitar licks are just as therapeutic as they are tasty.
NEW MUSIC - Out Now
Listen to "meditations." by JR Hairston
JR's first solo and all original project is out now on Bandcamp, Spotify, and Apple Music! Be sure to buy, listen and share! Tag @jrhairston on Instagram to let him know you love listening.
JR Hairston offers unparalleled excellence in his preparation, proficiency and performance. Whether you're interested in learning guitar (playing, accessories, equipment, etc.), itching to talk shop with a fellow artist, or looking to hire a professional guitarist, learn more about how Jeremy can help you.
JR collaborates with other musicians and performs solo for intimate to large events. Perhaps you're looking for a top musician to play a gig with your band/ensemble, play as your accompaniment for a performance, or play a solo set for your party guests to enjoy. Jeremy is a pleasure to work with and excellent at his craft.
Are you committed to learning acoustic, electric, or bass guitar and looking for an instructor to empower you in your journey? You'll receive personalized, one-on-one guidance, encouraging feedback, knowledgeable insights about your instrument(s) and gear, and an increased confidence in your artistry--there's no better value added. Reach out to Jeremy to inquire about investing in your craft and scheduling your virtual lessons.
Comments & Reviews
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"Your playing is simple and complex, smooth and gnarly all at the same time. Glad to find your video."
“…Nice mellow lovely playing. Brings joy to my ears.”
“Nice to listen to this during stressful times thanks man”
“Your playing feeds my soul in a deep way. I am in awe of your talent and your heart, your skill and sensitivity., your choice of melody over flash. It is a beautiful thing to be middle-aged and still be able to have a guitar hero. You are my guitar hero. Kudos....and cheers from Los Angeles.”
Are you looking for a professional guitarist for your event, recording session, or ensemble? Want to learn guitar, refine your playing skills, or talk gear? Message Jeremy now to learn more about his musical styles, repertoire, rates and availability.