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Neil K.

14 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Outstanding Graduate Student from San Jose State University
  • Master of Arts (Music - Jazz Studies) from San Jose State university
  • Teaching since 2000
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Neil K.

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I've been teaching guitar for the past 15 years. I help students find their unique musical voice through the study of songs and techniques they are interested in. For younger students I also use the Hal Leonard guitar method books to learn music reading. As students advance we switch to William Levitt's Modern method for guitar for jazz students, or Christopher Parkening's classical guitar method for fingerstyle players. Students should be able to play chords to their favorite tunes within 6 weeks. I teach to inspire passion for music. If you love music it makes it fun to practice. When you practice it makes music fun!

About Neil

I have been vaccinated for the Corona virus! I am a Jazz Guitarist / Composer / Arranger / and Band Leader and teacher who has been working in the greater San Francisco Bay area for the past 20 years. Originally from the East Coast and Chicago I arrived in California in 1992. I hold a Master's Degr

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Neil is great to work with, easy going & customs the lesson to your needs.
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Rachel C.

Marina, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rachel C.

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I have a very practical approach to teaching guitar! I was taught how to play by ear first, at 2 years old and later studied music theory to connect the dots. I love to find patterns and predictability in music to make it easy to navigate through. If you feel like you wouldnt succeed in a traditional music lesson setting, join me for discovery, epiphanies and “Aha!” moments! I specialize in Worship Music and Worship band dynamics and theories however I strive to teach students exactly what they want to learn to encourage the idea that we tend to want to practice things we like or we’re good at! Let’s see what your strengths are and how to explore hidden talents to meet your goals!

About Rachel

Hi there! Sick of trying to learn guitar from teenage boys on YouTube? Got a kid who you’d like to see become a band geek instead of a jock? Ever tried to teach yourself guitar and got so frustrated you almost smashed it on the ground? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, or you simply

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
Learn the basics of rhythm and tonality so you can play the music you're most interested in.

Intermediate
Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs.

Advanced
Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

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Earl C.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded 2005 Smooth Jazz #1 Artist of the Year from Smooth Jazz and More
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Earl C.

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Each student's training program is uniquely based on his/her personal goals. This depends on individual needs to include teaching basic technique, music theory, chord inversions, scales, improvisation, site reading and/or ear training as part of the process.

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Remember... becoming a fluent musician requires practice, practice and more practice!

About Earl

This International guitarist is now offering online music lessons. With more than forty years of experience, he has performed with many well-known artists including grammy-nominated celebrities and others such as Freddie Jackson, Regina Belle, EU, Angela Bofill, Alyson Williams, Mya, Syleena Johnso

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Gray Williams
Great learning experience with Eric.
David
I can't say enough good things about Earl's instruction. He's extremely knowledgeable and talented and yet responsive, inspiring, and kind. Rather than applying a narrow and rigid approach to teaching, lessons are built around my abilities and interests and he has taught me new ways of looking at music and playing guitar. I feel very fortunate to be one of his students.
Kevin P.
Great experience! Looking forward to more.
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Michelle W.

57 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2012
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Michelle W.

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Each lesson will consist of a unique and personalized curriculum to fit the student’s needs. This will be done at a pace that allows for confidence to be built and a complete understanding of the material. Each student is taught the basic skills of guitar so that they can become an independent and self-sufficient musician with a strong fundamental foundation. Crucial skills such as reading music, scales, various chords, and more will be taught in each lesson. Each lesson will be just as enjoyable as it is informative. After all, “pleasure in a job puts perfection in the work”. That is why I ask each Student to bring a song or piece that he/she enjoys working on. Overtime, all the skills learned will allow students to play with confidence!

About Michelle

I was in High School When I bought my first guitar and developed a passion for music. For me music opened the door to a new lifestyle and ultimately led me to begin teaching and sharing music with others. I have taught a variety of ages, ranging from children 4yrs up to adults. For beginner guita

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Terry
Michelle is a wonderful teacher. She's very knowledgeable and is really helping me to learn, not just how to play the guitar, but to understand how music is made.
Kaya
Very patient and engaging
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Michelle is awesome

Chris S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical piano from Private imstriction
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
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Chris S.

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If upi are interested in rock, heavy metal, or alternative music, then my electric guitar lessons are a great fit for you!

material is given weekly and is graded from beginner to advanced. the material you are given is required for you to study, however, you may explore other material at home and ask questions at your lessons.

About Chris

Hi there! My name is Chris and I've been playing music my entire life and I believe that with the right attitude and environment anyone can achieve musical greatness! I was born into a musical family and have studied classical piano since I was 4 years old! I am very well versed in music theory

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Laura Leyden
Chris is awesome. So unbelievably talented. He is encouraging and patient and is the perfect teacher for this mom of 2 college boys. Borrowed my youngest son's first acoustic guitar and am slowly learning and loving it. Sore fingertips and all.
Jenna
Chris was very prompt, polite, and enthusiastic!
Gary G.
Truly alot better than previous instructors trying to rush through time instructing you on sounds then the basic theory of music. Chris made it simple enough, even for a sixty year old adult to understand. Day one of my first class. Thank you.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Capitola is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"MARY ANN IS VERY PATIENT AND KIND. SHE HAS INSPIRED ME TO LEARN MORE ABOUT PLAYING THE GUITAR."
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Took Guitar lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"Nicole has been a great teacher to my daughter. She has enormous talent, is patient, and is an inspiration for her to continue her practice."
Jan
Took Guitar lessons from Nicole O.
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"I've been going to Steve for close to a year now for guitar lessons. I've been happy with my decision to go to him. He is professional, courteous, responsive, and very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend his services to others."
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Steven S.
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"Great intro class with Rob!"
Sunil
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"Very easy to get along with, and a very great teacher!"
Nico
Took Guitar lessons from Ronnie B.
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"Mark is an outstanding teacher - Highly Recommended

I contacted take lessons in hopes to better my soloing abilities and improve upon my theory. Mark Banning is the real deal. The man can play like no other and is undeniably knowledgeable in the realm of guitar. I have been playing since elementary and was once taught by Mark. It's great to have stumbled upon his profile on the take lessons site to be reunited with such an awesome teacher.

Teaching Skill:
-Extremely knowledgeable in countless styles of guitar
-A varied and highly organized curriculum that keeps things interesting
-I have applied everything that Mark has shown me thus far.

Professionalism:
-Apart from his goofy delivery of information it is clear that Mark has a professional side to him as well. Don't get me wrong. The guy is hilarious.
-Mark tracks every player's status in a binder so he knows exactly where they left off. I can feel and see my progression after every lesson.
-Mark will motivate you. He is not there to simply collect funds. The man genuinely cares about your playing ability.

Communication
-The information is always clear
-Allows time for questions each lesson
-Responds accurately

Reliability:
-I have only needed to reschedule once with Mark because he had a gig down south.

Teaching environment:
-In-house studio with a number of amps/guitars to choose from

Get lessons from Mark Banning. You WONT regret it."
Christian
Took Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"Great first lesson! Thanks Scott!"
Richard
Took Guitar lessons from Scott K.
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"I took lessons for beginning guitar with Victor. Victor is a great teacher! He is clearly very competent, with a relaxed vibe. He was happy to create personalized guitar tab for me, and was very patient, even though I was a first time guitarist."
Jenny
Took Guitar lessons from Victor S.
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"Excellent teacher, patient and attentive. really enjoying my lessons so far...."
jesse kulp
Took Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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"Jonah is a great teacher. He's patient and easy going. I immediately got the feeling that he loves playing the guitar and that spirit is motivating."
Scott Lindenbaum
Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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