I’ve been looking for a good guitar teacher to being taking lessons. I’m primarily interested in playing rock, rockabilly, blues, and jazz. There are quite a few choices here in San Francisco, but I was able weed out quite a few based on their style. I was leaning towards taking lessons from a jazz player because my assumption is they have a better foundation in music theory and fundamentals, which is important to me. Not that “rock guitarists” don’t know music theory, but it seems like jazz players are more rooted in the fundamentals. I feel like if I have a better understanding of the theory, it will make things easier down the road. For some, grabbing some tabs and learning as you go is fine. But I want a little more structure.