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Adam G.

Adam G.

★★★★★
★★★★★
6 Reviews
Oldsmar, FL

Bass Guitar

Levels Taught: Advanced

About Adam G.

Background Check: Last verified 11/04/2013
Adam passed a background check on 11/04/2013 that included the following:
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Male Ages Taught: 7 to 99
Female Ages Taught: 7 to 99

Overview

I started playing guitar at the age of 12, teaching myself before I moved on to taking professional lessons. At 15, I began performing in front of live audiences with a rock band, and loved every minute of it. Ever since then, I have been performing and recording, as well as writing/arranging music. I was privately tutored extensively in Music Theory, Harmony, Arrangement and Composition. I have played many stages over the years in various cover and original bands, from acoustic to rock, to blues, metal and southern rock. I feel that I can offer much from the viewpoint of a working musician in addition to your basic instrument lesson; from instrument set-up tips, to getting your own sound, to how to effectively use effects and performance tips. Personally, I enjoy rock and metal music from the 50's to present day, and I am a big fan of shred/lead-guitar oriented music. I also personally study and enjoy a lot of classical/medieval/renaissance music styles. As of Dec. 2011, I am also hosting a rock radio show, Adam G's Rock And Roll Universe.


*** Lesson Details ***
I strongly believe in customizing lesson plans for each, individual student depending on their goals/desires and the styles of music they are interested in. For younger students, I can go with a more generalized lesson plan focusing on basics, good technique, overall music/instrument knowledge and practice habits. I teach music theory in a very hands-on, practical approach that goes hand in hand with learning the instrument in a way that is simple and very easy to understand. Many of my students over the years have repeatedly told me that they progressed more in a shorter period of time when studying under myself than with other teachers they have been to. I don't believe in stringing students along, holding back when a student can handle a faster pace just to get more lessons out of them. I believe and am committed to progress, whether it be fast or slow, depending on the student's comfort level. I have been told by students that they appreciate my humour, and I believe music is supposed to be fun and can be very rewarding, depending on what you put into it.

*** Specialties ***
All styles of rock, metal, blues, neo-classical, pop.

have personally studied a lot of medieval-renaissance music as well as classical, but don't feel qualified to teach classical guitar, as I use an unorthodox fingerstyle approach when playing fingerstyle.

Student Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by 6 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent My son was a little too young but Adam was great with him! Very positive July 15, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Week 4 It's only been week 4 and I'm startin to learn to play songs. As an adult learner I thought I would have much more difficulty but Adam has not only tailored the lessons to what I am interested in learning but is always watching and listening to how I play. He give instant feedback and helps me adjust on the fly. I couldn't have asked for a better instructor to tea h me to play guitar. Thanks Adam for the current and hopefully many future lessons. July 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy Going I'm enjoying my lessons with adam. He is knowledgeable, patient., and fun. March 29, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Adam is outstanding! His attitude and patience has been a blast ! February 26, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great experience for our first month of guitar lessons. My 16 year old and 10 year old are learning at different levels and both really enjoy being taught by Adam! July 28, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great experience for our first month of guitar lessons. My 16 year old and 10 year old are learning at different levels and both really enjoy being taught by Adam! July 28, 2011