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Jesse H.

64 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from UCSD
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Jesse H.

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The ukulele is a creative adaptation and redesign of the machete de braga, a small stringed instrument that was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants in August of 1879. The Hawaiian people fell in love with the sound of the instrument and named it “ukulele" because the fingers of the performer dancing around on the neck and strings as a song was played resembled jumping fleas. Ukulele means jumping fleas in the Hawaiian language.

Since the ukulele is related to a European instrument and the guitar from Spain, the relative tuning is the same. It should be tuned a perfect fourth up from a guitar, so the first string is tuned to an A, second string should be tuned to an E, third string will be a C, & the fourth string should be tuned to a G an octave up. Most ukuleles have a fourth string that is an octave above what the normal progression would be of most stringed instruments. If your G string is not tuned an octave up it’s a larger size than the average ukulele G string ...

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picking and

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Bruce
Fantastic instructor. Really cares about teaching his students.
Kevin
I have Jessie teaching me and 2 teenagers. He is a great communicator, has genuine feedback and is very talented.
Edward
Learn from a professional guitarist!

There's an advantage learning from someone who is actually paid to perform music. Get the perspective and tricks of the trade to sound good quickly. He plays the range from rock to standard classical fare like Tarrega and Bach.

He teaches using tab and regular notation which really gets you up to speed quickly on any piece. My previous guitar teachers didn't use tab so learning anything is a slog. I've already learned Lagrima, Bach's Air, Bach's Bourree, Romanza, Recuerdos de la Alhambra and Tears in Heaven in a relatively short time.

Jesse observes your fingerings very well and makes sure you use the most efficient methods.

Flexibility of scheduling was extremely important to me since I cannot be on a regular weekly schedule. Take Lessons and Jesse's flexible schedule makes that very easy.
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Ruben D.

29 Reviews
Vista, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ruben D.

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Learn rhythm, chords, finger technique and improvisation to learn music of many styles.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. From University Professors to Street Corner Musicians, I have gathered much knowledge on how to play music. Applying that knowledge to my guitar playing has opened up many doors of opportunity and has ma

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Kevin and Ella M.
My 9-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been taking uke lessons for 3 weeks now and they really enjoy Ruben's style of teaching; so do we. He provides a great combination of making it fun while also really teaching them the foundations of music. They are already reading and writing some music and they enjoy doing their music homework. Most important, they are having fun at the lessons and while practicing at home.
Mike Markie
Great fun, well done. Excellent teacher!

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Francisco A.
Ruben IS the TEACHER, calm, very knowledgeable a great professional and kind and KNOWS THE MATH behind the music. Even though I have dabbled for 40 years with the guitar I feel secure in my baby steps.
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Daniel P.

5 Reviews
Encinitas, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Rock and Roll, English, Classical (Baroque/Classical/Romantic), Celtic (Irish/Scottish), Blues, Bluegrass (The High Lonesome Sound)
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Undergraduate Cello Performance from Longy School of Music
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Daniel P.

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A great way to start beginning guitar students!

About Daniel

Daniel teaches and performs classical, jazz, gypsy swing, traditional irish music, old time fiddle, bluegrass and country, blues, and rock and roll. Instruments included but not limited to: cello, violin, guitar, mandolin, ukulele and bass. Daniel graduated in 2007 with a cello performance degre

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Dave S.
I've been playing guitar on and off (mostly off) for the past 15 years. I came to Daniel to learn music theory, improve my rhythm, and learn the skills I need to confidently show up to a jam session with other musicians. In just a few lessons, I've significantly improved in each of those areas at Daniel's instruction. He REALLY knows his stuff and quickly hones in on your strengths/weaknesses and has great advice for how to improve on your weaknesses.

If you are looking for a guy that can teach you the basics of how to play an instrument, or someone that can take you from just learning songs online to being able to create your own songs and jam with other musicians, Daniel is your guy.
Adam Z.
I started taking fiddle lessons with Daniel having basically zero experience with the instrument, and in just a handful of weeks, I can't believe how much I've learned! Daniel really excels at tailoring his teaching to my individual needs, interests, and pace of learning. Each week I leave feeling challenged and motivated, but never frustrated. I'm having a great time, and always look forward to my next lesson.
Michelle B.
Daniel is so patient and easy to work with ~ he makes learning the cello seem so easy and natural and has so many practical ways of explaining an instrument I have no prior knowledge of. I had never played a stringed instrument but always loved the cello, so I was a bit nervous to begin. His gentle nature and patience have made me even more enthusiastic to learn. I have been loving each lesson and look forward to the next each time I leave! I'm looking forward to next week already! :-)

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Micah C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 to 20
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Micah C.

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I am a music teacher at North Little Rock School District. Beginner courses will include: music fundamentals, Ukulele strumming patterns, learning at least 5 chords, pentatonic scale, and major scale. You will be able to pluck or strum folk, classical, and pop songs as courses progress. Ukuleles are provided during lesson or you can purchase your own so that you can practice at home.

About Micah

I have been teaching music and tutoring for a few years now! I enjoy music so much! I received my degree from the University of Arkansas Little Rock. I am also a member of the worship band at my church. One thing that I enjoy the most, as a teacher, is seeing growth and seeing students get

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Olga Levin-Diaz
Micah has been teaching my 7 year old voice for a couple months and we have been enjoying the classes very much. She is looking forward to her class every week.
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Melissa L.
Micah is such a special teacher. My oldest daughter was about to quit piano for good and decided to try lessons online with a new teacher. She was so excited to get a fun song and Micah is such a kind teacher with a very high degree of talent and skill herself which also makes for a great mentor. Thanks Micah.

Matt L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks American
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor in Music from West Chester University
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Matt L.

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We will go through the Hal Leonard Ukulele method to get a good foundation on the instrument. Once the basics are learned, the real fun begins! We will learn any songs that you are interested in and discover what the instrument can do together.

About Matt

I attended West Chester University from 2011-2015 and graduated with my bachleor's in music education. I performed in the marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, jazz ensembles, various trumpet ensembles, and a brass quintet. One of my trumpet ensembles made it to the semifinals in the Nation

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Shreya S.
He explains everything to you. If you need help or if you don't get it he makes sure you know it before you move on.
Pedro L.
Matt is a fantastic instructor. Polite, knowledgeable and very encouraging. He was very patient with me and that fact that I am challenged breathing as a result of an accident. I hope I am able to continue. No reservation in recommending.
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner students. Please refer to my studio partner Melissa:
https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62

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 voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. 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 classic

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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.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
Alex
Jesse is very friendly and a fun teacher to be around.

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"My son is a BEGINNER beginner. Rodrigo is a very nice guy and seems to know his stuff very well. I would give him 5 stars but I don't think he realized that my son needed the basic, basic 1st lesson (i.e. how to hold the instrument). We've only attended one session so this is fully based on that one lesson. I'm sure he'll adjust his teaching from here on out."
Tui
Took Ukulele lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"My daughter really liked Vanessa. She was very easy to work with and patient...looking forward to the next lesson!"
Ava
Took Ukulele lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Great job by David. Clear explanations, excellent demonstration, and good pacing. Very enjoyable."
Randy
Took Ukulele lessons from David F.
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"Christopher helped me pick up the ukulele and get me from a beginner to an intermediate level and was learning how to pluck by the end of my 5 lessons!"
Ernie
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher S.
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"Richard was great! Looking forward to more lessons for my daughter!"
Averie
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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Maureen
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Christopher was very friendly, organized and patient. He made playing the ukulele really easy to understand! Would highly recommend."
Rachel
Took Ukulele lessons from Christopher S.
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"Kay is a very talented and thoughtful teacher. Highly recommend her!"
KG
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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"Edwin helped me meet my goals and more in the first session. He provided just the right amount of challenge and encouragement that I needed in my learning to play the ukulele. He also provided information on apps that support my independent learning. Edwin is absolutely the best! I am very grateful to have Edwin as my teacher!"
Kyrie
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Robert has been teaching our son (age 12) ukulele online for several months. He has done a terrific job, engaging him. Our son has been taking piano for 7 years, so he had a good musical foundation to build on. Robert has good bandwidth and high resolution mic & camera."
Christina
Took Ukulele lessons from Robert M.
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