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I am a laid back teacher, but I definitely expect students to practice what I suggest they practice. I advise that students use method books or sheet music of some sort, and I will certainly make notes for them and create materials they can learn from. I always teach based on the goals of the student and what type of music they enjoy, but I also like to guide the student in a direction I think would benefit them. I usually introduce music to play right away, conforming of course to the skill level and interest of the student. I now play seven-string guitar, which is just a six-string guitar (same tuning and technique) with an extra low string. It will be practical to aide students by accompanying with a bass range instrument.
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I consider myself a Jazz musician, but I am happy to consider a very wide range of styles. I am focusing now on music of the Spanish Golden Age, 1500-1700.
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
· Guitar · In studio
· Guitar · In home
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· Acoustic Guitar · Online
· Music Theory · In studio
He's also a patient teacher which I appreciate. He didn't get frustrated when I struggled. Instead he focused on figuring out a different way of explaining the issue I was struggling with. We always found a way in the end.
He's also just a fascinating guy so lessons are more interesting and not just transactional. I've had other teachers in the past who were good but I didn't look forward to the lessons. It's easier to make progress when you have a creative and inspiring time with your teacher. Thanks Alex!
All levels are welcome
To get started we just need to see where you are at on a practice pad.
You don't need to own a drum set to have drum lessons.
I can provide practice pads and stands and everything we need to get started.
· Drum · In studio
· Drum · In home
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· Singing · In studio
· Vocal Training · In studio
· Piano ·
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· Trombone · In home
· Trumpet · In home
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