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Ahmad G.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
  • Teaching since 1992
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Ahmad G.

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I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

About Ahmad

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained wit

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James
Ahmad does a Solid Job. My 11 year old son likes coming to hangout and play. I make this a priority for him.
Terry
Ahmad is so amazing and great!. He is very flexible, can schedule classes via email and is totally approachable. I am learning a ton already.
Marc
Recently, I joined an 18 piece jazz band as their guitarist before realizing I was in way over my head. The speed and complexity of the chord changes were bit too much for me even though I have been playing at home for some 40 years and now I'm in my 50s. Freaking out and not wanting to be a quitter, I decided to ask for the best jazz guitar instructor in Seattle so that I could learn whatever I could in two months (our first gig.) I was told that Ahmad would be a great match for me. I sent him an email and received a response the same evening with the days and times that he could fit me into his schedule. What a relief, I thought, and began to relax.

Sitting down with Ahmad, I realized how much I didn't know about music theory and the guitar fret board and decided to begin lessons twice per week. It's been just over a month now I cannot believe how much sense music theory and the guitar fret board makes to me right now. Ahmad has really laid it out a good foundation so that I can see how everything fits together like never before. Ahmad not only understands jazz guitar, but he also knows how to teach according to the way a person learns. Recently, the stress of playing with a big jazz band has gone away.

After talking with several other students of Ahmad who were waiting for their lessons to begin, I learned that he was a really great instructor for all sorts of guitar lessons. And everyone seemed very pleased. I've have been to other guitar instructors in the past and I will highly rate Ahmad for jazz guitar, a solid 5 stars.
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Alex L.

6 Reviews
Fremont, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Associates of Music from Ohlone College
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Alex L.

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I am a long time teacher, and student of Music at San Jose State University. I want to help you become a better player, and a better musician! I will teach you theory, technique, how to learn your favorite songs by ear, and how to write your own! I want to be the teacher that I always wished I had when I was learning. Send me a message and let's get started!

About Alex

I was passionate about music when I was younger, but I never had the tools to get where I wanted. Music was always a mystery to me and I got stuck learning from tabs and not stepping out of my circle of knowledge. It wasn't until I pursued music seriously that my love for the art really took off. I

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Nicholas C.
Alex is very personable. Has good energy and it seems obvious he is passionate about his work. Good communication skills and tries to offer as much direction as possible in the time allotted. Am excited to continue working with Alex, advancing my education and skills.
Hailey Anne O.
Great with kids and thorough with his lesson.
Pratibha
Alex is experienced and seasoned guitar teacher . My kid is learning and enjoying at the same time
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Steven B.

23 Reviews
Alameda, CA
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  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaching since 1978
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Steven B.

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I have been teaching electric bass guitar since 1982, and will show you techniques to improve your finger strength and dexterity, music theory and how it applies to bass, and ear training so you'll be able to play equally as well whether you have music in front of you or not.

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.

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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA in Music Composition and English from Columbia College Chicago
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Benjamin M.

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My teaching style is relaxed but with a firm accent on Practicing specific techniques as well as approaches to Creativity. I teach Blues, beginning Jazz, Pop, Rock, and Experimental techniques. I know some "slap" and "snap" techniques for Funk. I am fluent with either the use of a guitar pick or fingers.

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. I teach at my own home, at the Student's home or through the use of Skype. I am originally from Ann Arbor. I spent

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.

Jairo G.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
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Jairo G.

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Being currently and primarily a bassist, I can understand very well the early challenges of bass playing, the learning curve, and the fun of it. I’m well educated in many diverse styles of music in which the bass is involved (almost all) I not only will pass on my years of knowledge to you but try to pass the feeling of why I love my role as a bassist, on to you!

About Jairo

Anyone can learn to play an instrument! I’m a professional musician specializing in guitar and bass since the age of 12. By 16 I was my music instructor’s bassist in his band. Played the Copacabana club in NYC at 16. I went to Musicians Institute College Of Contemporary Music, and majored in Music

Gavin F.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Gavin F.

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Do you want to learn how to play your favorite songs? Don't want to spend weeks learning to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star? I'm the teacher for you! I've been playing bass for 16 years and in that time I've become proficient in several genres and styles. Rock, pop, blues, funk, country, reggae, folk, just to name a few. After a few introductory lessons, we will start learning your favorite songs! Using those songs, I will teach you notes, chords, scales, technique, and music theory. Let's get started and have some fun!

About Gavin

Hey there! I'm Gavin, I've been playing guitar for 16 years, and like you, I'm crazy about music. I've played in various bands over the years and have experience with many different genres such as: rock, blues, funk, reggae, folk, country, and more. I currently reside in the great state of Maine

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Alviso, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Alviso is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Jeff is the Man!

I took lessons from Jeff on and off for about 15yrs. I started off on the bass and then tried learning some guitar. I really had a great time learning how to play the bass from Jeff, he makes it really fun and relevant to your needs. Some days, I really wanted to learn a song I heard on the radio or from a favorite band, and he was instantly able to teach it to me. Jeff is a great guy and really knows how to teach guitar. I would definitely recommend taking lessons from Jeff. He will go at your pace, and you will have a blast learning how to play the guitar!"
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Greg is the funkiest teacher I have ever had the pleasure to be taught and mentored by. Definitely NOT a waste of my family’s time or money."
Sawyer
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Tommy is a unique teacher in that he knows his craft very well and he also wants to teach it. He has tremendous empathy and patience and I grew as a musician under his leadership.
Tommy taught me bass for about a year and in that time I learned more about my bass and amps, how to play better and read and interpret music better, how to play better with others and even music theory (especially as it relates to bass playing).
And I thought I was just going to get bass lessons!!"
Dan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"You will never find a better bass teacher

Joel is a great teacher. He has patience, keeps on track, gives good feedback, and knows all kinds of music. He has taught me bass, and vocals. I am a lead in my school musical and I owe it all to what he has taught me! I would recommend Joel for anyone who wants to learn about music. He is a very good, reliable, professional... all the stuff you look for in a teacher."
Denine
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joel M.
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"Great instructor! Teaches a student based on desired outcome and individual skill. Patient, understanding, and adaptable! Has awesome skills as a musician!"
Mark
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I am very new to the instrument. Michael is patient and teaches me a lot of new knowledge to learn and practice."
Karl
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"online class is better than i thought...!

the on-line class is great! Eric J made learning the bass guitar easy. he is awesome and he is very patient. cant wait for the next class!"
Mat
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Really nice and helpful."
Amber
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Zelda S.
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"My son has been taking lessons for a few weeks and loves it. Greg is personable, relatable and patient. We look forward to continuing the lessons."
Alex
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"For this first lesson things went very well and looking forward to more."
Jorge
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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