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About Scott Van Zen

Scott Van Zen is an American guitarist with over 40 years of experience.

Introduced to the guitar at the age of 11 Scott found his passion and hasn't looked back since. With enthusiasm and dedication to learning the guitar he surpassed his first few guitar teachers. At age 14 he started playing and teaching guitar professionally.

After attending Guitar Institute of Technology he started playing in bands and collaborating with other artists. This lead him to collaborating on gold and platinum albums with rock legend Kiss. As well as collaborating with recording Ken Tamplin earning him the Dove award.

Scott later founded the successful production company called "Citrus Productions", now "Van Zen Music". Scott has written and produced music for TV, commercials, and film. For media sources such as NBC, Fox, Paramount Television, Warner Brothers, MTV, ABC, Discovery, ESPN2, and much more.




  • Started teaching guitar professionally at age 14
  • Attended Guitar Institute of Technology
  • Collaborated on gold and platinum albums with Kiss
  • Received Dove award for his work with recording artist Ken Tamplin
  • Founded highly successful music company, Van Zen Music.Producing tracks for commercials, TV, and film. For media sources such as Fox, NBC, and much more


Currently Scott lives in Nashville, TN with his wife Denise of 26 years and daughter Rachel. He plays professionally with other successful artists such as Brian Howe from Bad Company. He runs his successful music production company.

While he has been running his successful production company he decided he wanted to share his knowledge he had gained with others. Now he is turning his focus on doing just that.

To share his knowledge and help other guitarists achieve their dreams of becoming a professional guitarists. By taking the knowledge he's gained over the past 40 years and using it to create lessons that will quickly help you become the pro you've dreamed of becoming. With these video lessons you will learn from a pro and help you take your playing to the next level!

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