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Nils B.

46 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nils B.

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Anything from Bob Dylan and the Beatles to Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.

About Nils

Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, age 5 or 500, in my experience, with even a few minutes of consistent daily practice anyone can learn music. Maybe your goal is to simply learn to play your favorite songs or maybe you want to learn to write your own music, improvise, or perform live. Li

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Julie
Nils is a capable teacher with clearly evident musical experience. I have been taking lessons from him for about 3 months now. He is particularly gifted at interpreting how a work should be played based on how it sounds or has been performed in the past, a skill he brings to bear for his students.
Richard H.
Awesome instructor! Patient, encouraging, very knowledgeable. Highly recommend!
John
Nils is an extremely knowledgeable and accomplished instructor. He has extraordinary patience and excellent teaching skills. Coming from an adult student with high expectations, Nils has constantly delivered instructional value far beyond beyond what my paid "app" lessons were able to teach me. I highly recommend you give Nils a shot if you want to take your guitar playing to the next level.
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Russell S.

22 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $120
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
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Rebecca M.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Rebecca M.

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I've been playing guitar for 17 years and teaching for 8. In my teaching experiences so far, my students have gone from little or absolutely no experience, to playing their favorite songs in just a few short weeks. I will work with you to set goals and will customize lessons to work toward accomplishing them.

About Rebecca

Welcome! My name is Becca M. and I am an experienced songwriter, guitarist, and performer looking to share my knowledge and love of music with others. I am available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons. I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and graduated this May 2017 with a Bachel

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Kenny
Becca is an excellent teacher. She is very patient and explains things very well. She's also prompt and communicative and easy to work with on scheduling.
Tommy C.
Based on our first lesson, I would highly recommend Becca for a teacher of young kids. She came to the class prepared, was very patient with my son, and left him wanting more and with something to work on. It was a very good experience.
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Randy G.

3 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Randy G.

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My lessons are goal oriented and tailor made for YOU! We will discuss in your first lesson what your goals are, whether you have modest goals of playing your favorite songs, or you have ambitious goals to become a songwriter, learn music theory, improvise, improve your guitar technique, etc.

I already have a database of premade lessons that we will use to get the ball rolling and get you going onto your guitar playing journey!

About Randy

I am a professional guitarist and guitar teacher, with 15 years of experience playing guitar, and 8 years teaching guitar. I have helped many guitar students reach their goals, and am continuing to do so. I want to help YOU now! I have reached many of my own goals as a guitar player, I have writ

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Nicole
Randy is a good teacher. I just booked my next class!
Kim
He's great! I took my little brother before quarantine started. And then when it hit, he's accommodated well to his online lessons and he's continuing to make great advances in his progress. Highly reccomend!
Demitree
I play guitar in a band and as all musicians do, we always want to chase a new sound. I discover new techniques from others and naturally i want to learn them.
I always I find myself coming to Randy To further advance my playing because he explains the process to create the sound I want as simple as possible and we are able to get results quickly.
He is definitely someone who cares about making his students the best they can be in something they love!
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Marwan N.

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Los Angeles, CA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Marwan N.

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Hi! I love teaching music because I believe music is an essential part of us that should be available for everyone. I base my curriculum heavily on what the student is interested in learning. Of course we will go over the fundamentals, we will practice ear training, and learn basic music theory, but the music we learn will be totally up to you and what makes you tick.

About Marwan

I am a guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer based out of Los Angeles, CA. I have earned my bachelor's degree in Guitar performance, and I regularly play many styles including funk, RnB, Jazz, Pop, Rock, and Hip Hop. I am also the curator of a weekly music and art show called Apiary, where

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Jason M.

104 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
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Jason M.

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Basic Chords, Rhythm Techniques, Intermediate Chords, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Adult Contemporary, Country and Pop.

Artists like Jason Mraz, Green Day, Taylor Swift, the Eagles, Johnny Cash, John Mayer, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Johnson, the Who, Pink Floyd and more are great to play on the acoustic guitar. I have the techniques to get you those sounds.

I also teach songwriting, so if you aren't the type to play other people songs and want to write some of your own I have an extensive background to help get you on the road to accomplishing your goals.

About Jason

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in gen

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Phoenix L.
My son, 9, loves Jason!
Mark
patient, thorough in explaining things
James S.
Five Stars for the teacher.
Three Stars for technology.
Patient, knowledgeable, easy to work with.
Did I say patient?
A fantastic ear and knows what I need to accomplish.
In time, Jason will help me master my goal and in time to jam with friends this summer.
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"My son has been taking lessons from Jordan for 9 months. It is amazing how much he has improved during this time due to Jordan's influence. Jordan is extremely talented and works very well with children and young adults. We look forward to continuing learning under Jordan's direction."
Dawn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Jeff is very knowledgeable and laid back. Very enthusiastic about music and teaching. He knows his stuff and knows how to make lessons fun.
Highly recommend him."
Tasha
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Mary-Elizabeth is great! Very patient, helpful, and encouraging. I highly recommend working with her. She'll have you playing in no time."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"Good teacher, knowledgeable and helpful from the start."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg L.
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"I had the privilege of taking guitar, ensemble, arrangement/composition, and theory lessons with Devin for 3 years. Not only is he very knowledgeable in his field, but he also has a knack for communicating his lessons in an easy-to-understand manner. Devin truly listens and is genuinely patient. He tailors his lessons to help you achieve your personal goals while simultaneously giving you a well-rounded, solid foundation in music standards. Plus, he's just a really nice guy! Definitely recommended!"
Adi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Devin A.
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"Very helpful, knowledgeable, and a good teacher."
Norm
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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"Matt taught me guitar all through middle and high school and helped me immensely in acquiring the knowledge and skill that prepared me for the collegiate level. Matt is a great teacher, who has been a major influence to my music!"
Eric
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"I have really enjoyed my lessons with Chris. He helped me identify my goals as a guitar player and develop the tools to get there. I have been getting to focus on the music I want to play while still learning the important fundamentals and theory that lay the foundation for good playing in any genre. I have improved a lot since starting lessons with Chris. He's a nice guy and great teacher/musician. Can't go wrong."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"He's a really great teacher and he's really nice. I never thought I would get this good just from 5 lessons, I really loved all the lessons I took and hopefully I will soon take more of them."
Leen
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Riley has developed an outstanding lesson book that is a very smart way to learn guitar. I can move at my own pace and use our time together for questions and inspiration. Riley is a positive soul and believes anyone can become a successful guitar player."
Jimmy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Riley W.
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