Lane Garner is a guitarist, composer, and music instructor. He leads the band Fundamental ( which combines original modern jazz with elements of Indian classical music, indie rock, and more. Originally from the Kansas City metropolitan area he began playing guitar playing professionally at fifteen.

He has a Masters of Music and Bachelors of Music in “jazz guitar” from the University of North Texas. During this time he studied with many great teachers both as professors and visiting artists. As an educator Lane has worked with students of many ages and experience levels on a variety of musical styles. Lessons focus on learning songs, theory, technique, harmony, ear training, and more. To learn more about his teaching studio visit

Lane regularly freelances as a guitarist and bassist in the Dallas – Fort Worth area and leads groups of varying instrumentation with a focus on original music, jazz standards, and pop songs. He currently resides in Denton, Texas with his fiancée Jamie, their dog Pannonica, and cat Ofie. He enjoys vegan food, yoga, and sometimes exercising.

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