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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaching since 1978
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Steven B.

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I have been a studio recording artist since 1979, playing piano, organ, synthesizers, acoustic and electric guitar and electric bass. I will teach you the basics of studio recording, how to make the most out of your time in the studio, and let you in on the "insider secrets" that recording artists use to set them apart!

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 f

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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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Juan C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Composition Contest Award from Miami Dade College
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Juan C.

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Originally from Colombia, Juan has been a resident of New York City since 2008. His music blends classical, modern, and avant-garde elements. He draws from his experience as a recording and touring rock guitarist in Colombia and Miami, his studies of East Asian music, inspired by interaction with mu

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Mike
Juan went through many fundamentals of classical guitar, how to place your hands over the strings for articulation and economy of movement. Very useful.
Dawn G.
Juan is wonderful and very knowledgeable in music. He is very patient and makes you feel comfortable. I leave a lesson feeling like I am accomplished and relaxed. It nice to see progress in such a little time. I go home with enthusiasm to learn more and want practice to do so.
Chrystine R.
With a patient and intuitive approach, Juan tailors each lesson to fit not only the student’s skill level, but also desire for depth of understanding. When I first began taking lessons, I was only able to plunk a few chords and play along with a few basic songs. However, over the course of a year and a half with Juan, I gained a foundational knowledge of the classical guitar, as well as the confidence to site read and play a range of other styles of guitar music. He seamlessly integrated music theory concepts into song studies, helping me learn major/minor scales and chord shapes, and then apply this knowledge to better understand song structures and composition. It has been such a great experience learning from Juan, especially because he is both an exemplary teacher and guitar player!
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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukranian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Joseph B.

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This is just pure fun! Recording and broadcast, acoustics, spoken words, sound effects, music - its pure joy to record and find the right mixture of dry, wet, warm, color, clean or tube sound.

Let's explore our hearing as we would with fine food in the kitchen or with a fine brush on a pallet. Photography of sound, recording involves technical knowledge and understanding of how sound reaches us, how it is captured and how it is mixed as well as how it is perceived. Psycho-acoustic magic is a performance in itself.

How many times have we listened to a recording only to nod to ourselves in knowing that it was the recording engineer who should have gotten the prize and the standing ovation?

We are the unsung heroes behind the glamor but the satisfaction of knowing and hearing as well as producing the treasured recording or the enjoyed performance perfectly balanced in the space - is priceless.

Let's have fun in finding your recipe for a delicious sound as we look

About Joseph

~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Julli

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Alexander P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Electronics and Computers (Microprocessors) from Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College
  • Teaching since 2002
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Alexander P.

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I have 20+ years of experience with both in Home Recording Studio as well as Full-On Professional Recording Studio environments with audio engineering, mic'ing, tracking/recording, mixing, etc.

I am also very savvy with and can teach you how to build your own home recording studio … which nowadays, is mostly the norm and all that is needed for most recording/production needs. I will walk you through the step-by-step process from researching and choosing the various hardware/software for your needs/budget, how to install and put it all together, along with how it all works and flows together so that you can get started on your journey of recording others and/or your own music.

About Alexander

I am a professional singer/songwriter for over 20 years, with extensive experience performing live, recording and producing music. I am very versatile with various singing styles but my fave and specialty is RnB vocals and harmonies. I am bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. My more in-

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Joe S.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Sociology / Psychology from Illinois State University
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Joe S.

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I was fortunate enough to record with a producer from Dark Horse studios in Nashville, TN who taught me everything he was doing in the recording process. Since then, I have put quite a bit of independent study and practice into recording on my own.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient p

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Stan
Joe is an excellent observer and listener. In our first lesson, was able to assess where I was at and immediately start providing constructive feedback. Looking forward to continuing!
Jim J.
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Athan G.

78 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, German
  • Jazz Performance/Composition from California State University Northridge
  • Teaching since 2012
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Athan G.

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Having worked professionally in Los Angeles as a studio drummer/producer and recording engineer for 10 years, I have been very fortunate to have learned from some of the most talented engineers in the industry.

The recording process is riddled with variables and unknowns, and many Youtube videos like to claim they have all the answers... Of course, it is not one size fits all, and what works for Youtube may be the worst choice for you and your projects! I structure all my recording lessons based on learning the fundamentals of recording, capturing a great sound from the source (no more need for 50 plugins on each track) and using the recording process as both a creative and foundational tool, to create the best music possible! By understanding the fundamentals and having a strong command of what is important, the recording process can become a creative tool to further enhance your musical message with confidence.

Now having run a successful Los Angeles music production studio for ...

About Athan

Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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Megan
ty so much for being my drum teacher. so excited to start slipknot next week!!
Laina V.
thank you
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"Excellent teacher and musician! Very friendly."
William McKinney
Took Music Recording lessons from Rick P.
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"Awesome! Exactly what I was looking for! Steve G. really knows his stuff, and his studio and home are really cool! 30 minutes per lesson is not long enough, so I plan to change my future lessons to 45 mins."
Km! Ra
Took Music Recording lessons from Steve G.
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"Jarod is genuinely interested in helping his clients exceed their goals, and he cares a lot about getting the best outcome for the project. I would definitely work with him again and refer him to others."
Susan
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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"Very able and talented guy! I will refer him to others in the industry and definitely use him again for future recordings."
Julia
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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"You gotta try this guy, he won't let you down.

Simplistic and easily understood. Designed dummyproof. Intuitive to the student needs and best learning style. Does not read off the page. Dynamic and injects fun into the lesson. Highly recommended to anyone regardless of ability level."
Benjamin
Took Music Recording lessons from Tim B.
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"She was very good and really knew what she was doing and explained things very well!"
Jo-Anne
Took Music Recording lessons from Summer L.
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"Brandon is fantastic. I don't know that he's ever given me a word of bad advice, and has been a HUGE help in getting my career as a producer and narrator off the ground. He's incredibly knowledgeable and skillful, and my experiences in both hiring him and learning from him have been absolutely fantastic. I would heartily recommend him!"
Austin
Took Music Recording lessons from Brandon S.
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"High quality studio 45 min south of Chicago - fair pricing, great to work with , will record with Jarod again!"
Suzie L.
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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"Eric knows how to get the best performance from an artist. I look forward to doing more projects with him."
Karena
Took Music Recording lessons from Eric J.
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"Albino - I just wanted to say thanks again so much for everything you did for me, I'm having so much fun recording. I just finished up my first track and was able to include guitars, bass, piano, drum and vocals, I can't believe how quickly you taught me all of this stuff. This is a huge improvement from where I was a few months ago. Thank you again!!!"
Dan
Took Music Recording lessons from Albino M.
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