​The Bojangles Music School is a group of Houston professional artists dedicated to having a direct, positive influence on the next generation of Houston musicians.

We offer lessons either in the privacy of your own home or at our studio located on the top floor of Rockin' Robin Guitars and Music (http://rockinrobinguitars.com) located at 3619 South Shepherd Drive, Houston, Texas 77098.

We believe the ability to play a musical instrument enriches lives, and provides a positive and necessary outlet of artistic expression for all ages.

Our mission is to be the music school that inspires students through our passion and knowledge.

  • "I know first hand that the students of Bojangles Music School are receiving the finest lessons available."
    Deryl Dodd
  • "We love the personal attention and convenience of having Bojangles in home lessons."
    A. Noël Matheny
  • ""Because Shawn Parks knows and understands the amount of work involved in learning the guitar, he and the rest of the Bojangles staff bring this dedication and passion to providing high quality, in-home guitar instruction.""
    Dr. Alejandro Montiel

Jeremy Nuncio

Instructor

Jeremy Nuncio is an active jazz/contemporary keyboardist and session musician in the Houston area. As improvisation being the core of his musical exploration; his primary focus is on the contemporary genre. His inspirations stem from the development of both Western and Eastern European music. The influence of legendary jazz pianist, Chick Corea is undeniable in his approach to the piano. He has studied with New York based jazz pianist Robert Boston and local hero Woody Witt while at the Moores School of Music.

Scott Benton

Instructor

Scott received a scholarship and graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor of Arts degree, specializing in percussion studies and music production & engineering. From Corpus Christi, Texas, Scott Benton began his music career at an early age. He began competing in classical piano competitions by eight years old. Scott has performed on an international level, playing tuned percussion instruments and keyboards. He has studied with Dr. Paul Bissell, Nancy Zeltsman, Leigh Howard Stevens, She-e Wu, Mike Mangini, Skip Hadden, Rick Kress, and Ed Saindon. Currently, Scott focuses on composition, studio production, education, and live performance in Texas.

Paul Beebe

Instructor

Paul has a degree in Music Theory from Tulane University. He is a professional musician in several award winning bands including Beetle, The Grand Old Grizzly, and Thuderado. Paul also produces and records music at the studio he owns Beebe Gunn Studio.

Travis Foster

Instructor

Travis Foster is a graduate of Houston's High School for Performing and Visual Arts and Berklee College of Music. He was a member of Blue Man Group: Live at Luxor and has shared the stage with many notable performers. Travis teaches drums and guitar, and though he is proficient in many styles, his first love is the blues. He currently plays in two bands: Bruhman and The Freak Brothers.

Mark Riddell

Instructor

Mark has a law degree from South Texas College of Law, and is a professional performing musician. Currently he is the bassist in The Mike Stinson Band, and is a founding member of The Grand Old Grizzly.

Ben Thompson

Instructor

Ben has a Professional Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, and has been a performing/recording artist for ten years. He is one of the founding members of the band Ruckus and has been involved in the Houston scene for 3 years. Ben's focus is on roots music, rock and blues. He also works with students on ear training and songwriting techniques. He teaches voice, slide guitar, ukulele, guitar, banjo and bass.

Shawn Parks

Founder

Guitar Instructor/ Founder of Bojangles Music School: Shawn is a published songwriter who has studied with guitar greats such as Ray Wylie Hubbard and Davin James where he learned guitar technique and composition. Shawn was accepted into the private studio of Dr. Alejandro Montiel where he studied classical guitar, and is the director of guitar studies at the Houston Academy for International Studies. Shawn began Bojangles Music School to pass along his love of the guitar and inspire the next generation of great Houston musicians.



Ben Thompson

Instructor

Ben has a Professional Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, and has been a performing/recording artist for ten years. He is one of the founding members of the band Ruckus and has been involved in the Houston scene for 3 years. Ben's focus is on roots music, rock and blues. He also works with students on ear training and songwriting techniques. He teaches voice, slide guitar, ukulele, guitar, banjo and bass.

Paul Beebe

Instructor

Paul has a degree in Music Theory from Tulane University. He is a professional musician in several award winning bands including Beetle, The Grand Old Grizzly, and Thuderado. Paul also produces and records music at the studio he owns Beebe Gunn Studio.

Jeremy Nuncio

Instructor

Jeremy Nuncio is an active jazz/contemporary keyboardist and session musician in the Houston area. As improvisation being the core of his musical exploration; his primary focus is on the contemporary genre. His inspirations stem from the development of both Western and Eastern European music. The influence of legendary jazz pianist, Chick Corea is undeniable in his approach to the piano. He has studied with New York based jazz pianist Robert Boston and local hero Woody Witt while at the Moores School of Music.

Travis Foster

Instructor

Travis Foster is a graduate of Houston's High School for Performing and Visual Arts and Berklee College of Music. He was a member of Blue Man Group: Live at Luxor and has shared the stage with many notable performers. Travis teaches drums and guitar, and though he is proficient in many styles, his first love is the blues. He currently plays in two bands: Bruhman and The Freak Brothers.

Scott Benton

Instructor

Scott received a scholarship and graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor of Arts degree, specializing in percussion studies and music production & engineering. From Corpus Christi, Texas, Scott Benton began his music career at an early age. He began competing in classical piano competitions by eight years old. Scott has performed on an international level, playing tuned percussion instruments and keyboards. He has studied with Dr. Paul Bissell, Nancy Zeltsman, Leigh Howard Stevens, She-e Wu, Mike Mangini, Skip Hadden, Rick Kress, and Ed Saindon. Currently, Scott focuses on composition, studio production, education, and live performance in Texas.

Mark Riddell

Instructor

Mark has a law degree from South Texas College of Law, and is a professional performing musician. Currently he is the bassist in The Mike Stinson Band, and is a founding member of The Grand Old Grizzly.

Shawn Parks

Founder

Guitar Instructor/ Founder of Bojangles Music School: Shawn is a published songwriter who has studied with guitar greats such as Ray Wylie Hubbard and Davin James where he learned guitar technique and composition. Shawn was accepted into the private studio of Dr. Alejandro Montiel where he studied classical guitar, and is the director of guitar studies at the Houston Academy for International Studies. Shawn began Bojangles Music School to pass along his love of the guitar and inspire the next generation of great Houston musicians.



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How it Works

We offer 30, 45, or 60 minute music lessons for all skill levels and ages in the privacy of your home or business or at our studio location at Rockin' Robin Guitars & Music.

bojangles policies

4 simple rules we follow
  1. Lessons are scheduled to reoccur at the same time and day each week
  2. One free cancellation will be given each month as long as it is canceled 24 hours in advance of the lesson's start time.
  3. Special consideration for holidays or any other circumstances is up to the discretion of Shawn Parks Founder of Bojangles Music School
  4. Rescheduling lessons is based on the availability of the instructor.

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3619 S Shepherd Dr, Houston TX 77098

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