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Popular Music Teachers Near Carteret

Jaclyn R.

Staten Island, NY
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John Henry S.

Bayonne, NJ
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Jeff S.

Perth Amboy, NJ
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Jaclyn R. Staten Island, NY

About Jaclyn

Jaclyn is a highly-acclaimed Singer, Pianist, & Music Educator based in New York City. Classically and commercially trained, Jaclyn has been teaching for 7 years. Originally from Los Angeles, CA, She has a vast amount of experience in both performing and teaching Classical, Jazz, Pop/R&B, Musical Theater music. Jaclyn's curriculum consists of proper technique training, music theory, sight-singing, sight-reading, microphone technique, performance techniques, and song analysis. She both studied and graduated Cum Laude from California State University, Long Beach Bob Cole Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor's degree of Music in Jazz Studies. "Studying music is exceptionally beneficial for one's mind and spirit. I believe that there is an inner musician in every person, ...

John Henry S. Bayonne, NJ

About John Henry

*** Studio Equipment *** music room seating for parents *** Travel Equipment *** I would provide copies of some pages from the book. Just a need a guitar and quiet place to study. Also, parents should be present if the student is a minor. *** Specialties *** folk acoustic, electric blues, About Me I grew up in the South Bronx during the 70s and 80s. I understand the importance of community and how a neighborhood can be destroyed if the people do not get involved and work together for real solutions. Music and films were my salvation. I began to write songs and play guitar at the age of ten, and 15 years ago I started a band to raise the awareness level of teens and adults regarding the world around them. The band is called Glass of Know. The group had songs playing on ...

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Natalia D. October 2, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
John is an amazing instructor and keeps inspiring me to reach for new heights in my musicianship and just life in general. I also had a pleasure of witnessing him in action as a film director and an actor - such a fun and easy person to work with, and highly professional! With his extensive experience and teaching ability, I believe he can work with the student of any level, while adjusting the pace to the student's needs. Highly recommend to any person who loves music, film, and arts in general.
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Jorge V. October 1, 2014
Guitar · In home
I must say I feel totally privileged to have John as my guitar instructor, He has guided me through an incredible journey while giving me the ability to learn at a comfortable pace. I always look forward to our lessons knowing that I will always leave feeling accomplished! Thank you John for this great experience!
Jeff S. Perth Amboy, NJ

About Jeff

Jeff is a seasoned instructor in guitar, songwriting, music performance and music business. He also offers lessons in public speaking, voice-over performance and ukulele. He welcomes students of all ages and experience and has successfully and happily taught beginners to pro-level musicians and recording artists. Jeff is pleased to announce that he is currently accepting Takelessons online students via Skype. Jeff can teach guitar and songwriting in all styles and is an adept acoustic and electric guitarist. His knowledge of chords is extensive and his acoustic fingerpicking skills are formidable. Jeff structures all lessons around the individual goals and playing level of his students. Jeff's students tend to study with him for quite some time, as his wealth of knowledge, ...

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Ken K. January 15, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
So far Emily loves the lessons from Jeff. She's learning a lot!
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Nitesh J. December 14, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Jeff is an outstanding teacher.

I started taking guitar lessons with him since November 2012, for more than 2 years now. I was an absolute beginner with the guitar, and Jeff taught me the basics of the guitar amazingly and helped me build a strong guitar core. Jeff lets you stay a few extra minutes after the class ends, if you are "in the zone" or if you are just finishing up the lesson. He also gives great advice on the type of guitar you would be best off buying. Jeff also tells you when you need to change the strings and gives advice on fixing up the guitar should it have a problem. Also, Jeff teaches you any song you want. The genre doesn't matter - Jeff will help you master any song you wish to learn. One of the most important thing about Jeff is that he is always looking to find ways to make playing guitar easier and make it sound better. He gives little tips that greatly help you, in both playing chords or songs. He is also very patient and will always answer your questions, so don't be afraid to ask anything. Jeff also supplements his lessons with the Hal Leonard book, to help you learn how to read and play written music and he also explains what all the symbols mean.

I would highly recommend Jeff to anyone who wants to learn the guitar as he goes to great lengths to help his students in any way possible.
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Michele M. December 10, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
I am 38 years old and I had started to try to learn guitar on my own for a few months before I started taking lessons with Jeff. I had gotten frustrated with just using a book and the internet and was very impressed when I met Jeff. He took the time to get to know what I wanted to learn and how. He always listens to me and tailors our sessions to what is best. He can actually see the things that he knows I will struggle with and will give the advance "pep talk" to me to not get discouraged when I try to practice. He takes the time to watch me play very closely so that he can give me advice on how to better my hand positioning and finger movements (and I need that!).

And that's just Jeff's interaction with me. In addition to that, he is a great musician. He can hear everything and can write down the chords of a song he never before in only a few minutes. He can play almost anything just by ear. He also knows music theory and was able to help answer my questions in that area. He also guided me towards some theory and scale books since I showed extra interest in that.

In terms of personality, Jeff is very patient and kind. He cares about what he does and he cares about his students. He knows what it's like to face the challenges of learning an instrument. He was even gracious enough to spend his time helping me to pick out my first electric guitar (I had been using just an acoustic). In additional to that, he is ALWAYS on time for lessons and spends that extra few minutes when he can.

I would highly recommend Jeff for guitar lessons!

Rosemary C.

Matawan, NJ
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Santi D.

Staten Island, NY
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Dane F.

Staten Island, NY
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Rosemary C. Matawan, NJ

About Rosemary

I have 30 yrs teaching experience PLUS the added expertise of being a performing pro singer! My students are signed recording artists AND people just starting out. I have taught in colleges and privately with an emphasis on pop/jazz/blues/rock/musical theater singing. I teach in such a way that students have told me they learn more in one lesson with me than in years of study somewhere else! You will not do needless voice exercises. We will use songs you like as teaching tools, giving you the opportunity to also expand your repertoire. My lessons are interesting and fun! Taking lessons from someone who has been and is a real actively performing teacher makes all the difference in how well and how quickly you will get your act together! :-)

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Judith K. September 11, 2014
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Judith K. August 28, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Oh my! Ms. Rosemary is amazing! After one session with her, I feel more confident, my voice is stronger. Her teaching method is totally fantastic. She helps you apply what she teaches you to your singing! I totally love her and look forward to my next couple of lessons with her!
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Kimberly D. July 21, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Rosemary is great!!! In just one lesson she had me feeling more confident in my voice. It doesn't take her long at all to get you where you wanna be.
Santi D. Staten Island, NY

About Santi

I'm one of the most active upright bassists in jazz, having performed on nearly 200 cds and lps. I've performed with many of the most prominent musicians on the jazz scene including Archie Shepp (4 yrs), Sam Rivers (3 yrs), Pharaoh Sanders (2 yrs), Freddie Hubbard, Randy Weston, Bobby Hutcherson, David Murray, Danilo Perez and many others. Education and training- I received my bachelors degree from Union College in Schenectady NY in 1976. Next, I attended New England Conservatory for 1 1/2 years before leaving with Archie Shepp on tour. I later received my masters degree from Wesleyan University in jazz performance and ethnomusicology. Teaching Experience- I began teaching bass students privately in 1993 while a grad student at Wesleyan. I've had bass students continuously since 1993. ...

Dane F. Staten Island, NY

About Dane

My name is Dane. I've been playing rock and metal guitar for 11 years, have played professionally in bands, been on tour, and have been a sit in studio musician. I've been working with sound for 5 years, being certified at the Institute of Audio research in New York City for music recording, mixing, mastering, and production, and film sound design and post production audio. I've worked at Bad Boy Records' studio, Daddy's House, and have worked in live sound for 2 years, both in venues and for festivals. I've had a lot of experience in a few short years both in performance and what goes on behind the curtains, as well as received expert training in guitars and how they're built from my time working at Guitar Center. I currently run a studio called Atlas Creative, and am a session guitarist

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