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James G.

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Los Osos, CA
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner
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James G.

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With over ten years of professional experience playing all styles and genres, I believe together we can set key learning outcomes and joyfully help build your confidence as a guitarist. I will give you the tools you need to build a healthy relationship with your instrument in a safe and fun environment. My goal for you as my student is to reach your musical potential while having enjoyable experience.

About James

I'm a bassist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and actor. I received my BA in Music (with a Classical Double Bass focus) from California Polytechnic State University in 2017 and I've been a professional freelance musician since 2010; primarily working in the state of California. My love for musi

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Chris C.
I took around 15 lessons for bass guitar with James and really enjoyed it. James was able to tailor the experience for what I wanted, which was heavy on music theory, but still made sure we applied the theory to the instrument. I had prior experience with some music theory and playing, but hadn't touched my bass in almost 10 years. James was able to figure out exactly where to pick up, provided great materials, and kept me engaged. James is very knowledgeable, a great player, and a cool cat.
Tom
James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays.
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Justin M.

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Arroyo Grande, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Justin M.

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After years of playing, I know how to break down the guitar and teach it to anyone willing to learn. I take the 80/20 approach to learning guitar and will get you up and playing in no time. Lessons will teach you the following:

* songs you actually want to play
* how to read music and guitar tablature
* chords and progressions
* music theory
* guitar technique for all styles to make you a well-rounded player
* learn how to write your own tunes and jam in any style with anyone

About Justin

Like most guitarists, I had always wanted to play the guitar as a little kid. Luckily, my parents finally caved to the request (ok ok, incessant begging) and I began my guitar journey at the age of 11. After now 20 years of playing and 12 years of teaching, I am excited to share my experience and t

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Jay
Justin is patient and encouraging. I look forward to his instruction each week.
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I like the way Justin gives me bite size pieces of learning and explains it in a way that I can comprehend quickly. Also I like the feedback he gives me on my progress
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Sean S.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • BA, Human Development from Pacific Oaks College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sean S.

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I believe that learning music should be as fun and inspiring as it can be to play. We all have a vast wellspring of creative energy within us, and the goal of the relationship between the student and the teacher is to help nurture and develop that latent talent. For this reason, my approach to teaching music is highly individualized. I start out with the premise that the student has unique gifts and my job is to help them discover what those are, and develop and refine them in order to make beautiful and deeply satisfying music, through whatever instrument and in whatever style they are drawn towards.

Depending on one's starting level of experience, some basic exercises will be assigned to develop core skills, with increasing levels of technical challenge and complexity. Elements of music theory will be woven into practical lessons. Students will have the choice to incorporate material from popular and familiar music into their studies, and as they progress they will be encouraged to

About Sean

COVID-19 Update: Due to a recent surge in coronavirus cases, I will be teaching all lessons online for now, using the TakeLessons app or through your web browser, with no download necessary. I've found the clarity and responsiveness excellent. Don't hesitate to give it a try! When things settle

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Sean was very kind and knowledgeable. Gave me three things right off the bat I can use to improve.
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Jason D.

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Starting at $25
  • BS Integrative Studies Minor in Health Studies/Communication from Eastern Oregon University
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jason D.

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Experienced in acoustic and electric guitar playing. I have been playing for over 35 years with experience in rock, pop, funk, soul, r&b, christian music, and gospel. I played lead and rhythm guitar in church for over 15 years. My guitar lessons will help you become comfortable with chord progressions, basic rhythm techniques and basic soloing. I am very patient and have played with many amazing musicians in my years. I have played/performed with Joe Ellison from Run With Patience (Christian Artist). I played lead and rhythm guitar on a worship team led by David Cobb (Christian Artist) City Church 2011-2014, Learned "Johnnie B Good" from Billie Joe Armstrong Green Day front man in my youth with a child hood friend. Played Walnut Festival third stage at the Walnut Festival Walnut Creek 2012.

Mainly, i would like to work with beginners and intermediate. I play by ear will teach you the songs you have always wanted to learn. It takes time to build a foundation and I move you along the ...

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I am here to help you start your journey in guitar playing. As it is a journey that takes practice and time to get better, I am here to guide along because I have put in the time and practice.

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Joel Z.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded 2019 Lion Award from Jefferson County Education Association
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joel Z.

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Joel is an accomplished performer, composer, songwriter, and educator who draws from several pedagogical techniques to create a curriculum that is fun, active, inquiry-based, and student-driven. He is a professionally licensed K-12 music teacher in the state of Colorado with a master's degree in music education who has taught in public schools and privately for 5 years. Work collaboratively to set goals, pick repertoire, and build a strong musical foundation. Come prepared to sing, improvise, analyze, and play.

About Joel

UPDATE: Available for online lessons at any location! I am a local Denver, CO music teacher currently accepting new students for beginner lessons on piano/keyboard, guitar, ukulele, and advanced songwriting, composition, and music theory. As an elementary school general music teacher I have tau

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William S.
Excellent instructor! Helped me get a deeper understanding of the piece I was practicing in lots of different ways: chord progression, themes, style, tone, and technique. I'm excited to practice the things I learned and return next week.
Leanne
Working with Joel has been ideal. He is patient, knowledgeable and fun to work with. Joel is great at explaining things in a way that makes sense to a beginner. He gave me realistic goals that I could accomplish which really boosted my confidence. I history recommend him if you’re looking to improve in a low stress environment.
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Gustavo Alonso L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Gustavo Alonso L.

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I specialize in flamenco guitar, one of the most challenging styles of guitar playing. The techniques and fundamentals of flamenco are valuable resources for any guitarist, regardless of genre or style. While everything is taught through the filter of flamenco, students will gain a wealth of knowledge applicable to the guitar in general.

One can expect to start by developing a full technical routine aimed at developing stamina, strength, precision, and speed. All fundamental techniques will be introduced. Rhythm will be emphasized throughout. Harmony studies will be introduced where appropriate. Repertoire is given according to each student's capabilities and tastes, including resources for accompanying dance and singing.

About Gustavo Alonso

PERSONAL BIO I am a North American flamenco guitarist currently living in Austin, Texas. My music is grounded in traditional flamenco and incorporates elements of jazz, classical, and world music. My fascination with music and the guitar began early, and I picked up the instrument in earnest at

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Zachary A.
I've been studying guitar for about 15 years, primarily jazz before I met Gustavo. I've never had an instructor that even comes close. He makes a difficult and seemingly inaccessible style of guitar accessible and fun! He's incredibly well educated, not only on the music itself but also on the history and culture of Flamenco; you're getting much more than just a guitar lesson. On top of that, he's also just a wonderful person.
Jeff
I have been gearing up for some extensive travel in Spain combined with some immersive flamenco guitar studies. Prior to studying with him, I had played various forms of guitar for several years but only had minimal exposure to true Flamenco styles. Gustavo has been extremely helpful in getting me ready for the experience with techniques, fundamentals, in-depth palos knowledge, rhythm and timing, interactions with Dancers and Singers, etc.. He is extremely knowledgeable and talented in all areas of Flamenco and he is very good at explaining it all to a non-native (extranjero) like myself! His depth of musical theory combined with in-depth experience studying in Spain make him a uniquely qualified Flamenco Guitar Instructor. This was my first experience with online instruction and within the first lesson, I felt like I had known him for months. I highly recommend studying with Gustavo no matter how much experience you have when you start this path!!
Vlad
I have been taking flamenco guitar lessons from Gustavo for over 2 years and have only good things to say about him. His passion for flamenco, his eclectic knowledge of the style, his considerate teaching style are second to none. Gustavo is very inspirational and his teaching style adapts easily to any student’s level. He is easy going and his choice of material is exceptional. I would highly recommend Gustavo to anyone willing to explore the depths and subtaltiies of the flamenco guitar.

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Creston is $63. 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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"Lucas accompanied me yesterday playing jazz guitar while I sang some jazz standards. The experience was incredible and touching. I look forward to singing with Lucas again. Thanks."
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Took Guitar lessons from Lucas M.
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"First music lesson. Luke has a well structured system to help a new player begin learning the fundamentals quickly. He is patient and fun to work with. I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
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"Alex is a great guitar teacher. I like the way he teaches the guitar. He has made the music euphonious for me. He encourages me to listen the scales and chords while he plays and thus it helps me to learn guitar very quickly. I am new to guitar but Alex has made everything simple with his fun and friendly environment during the lessons. I would recommend him who is beginner like me in guitar."
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"Great first lesson. As an absolute beginner he made me feel comfortable and set a framework to move forward."
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"Ahmad is Awesome! Lessons are a must. Before I started lessons, I would find tabs online and it was fun but I was wasting my time. I wasn't progressing and I didn't have any concept of timing and other essential basics. As a result, I was playing the proper notes but I wasn't playing them correctly and I couldn't improvise at all.

Ahmad takes difficult concepts and breaks them down into small, easy to understand pieces. Harmony concepts that I thought I wouldn't be able to grasp, I understand fully and use every day. He has a ton of tips that make learning so much faster. For instance, you learn how to find any note on the neck quickly without having to memorize the whole neck, which is crucial skill. Another great thing is that he uses tablature in his lessons. So, you don't have to know how to read music to get started.

If you ever want to write your own music or play with other people, call Ahmad now. He will make sure you learn the right way. I'm writing music and playing/improvising solos, at a level I thought I would never be able to achieve. Every lesson opens new possibilities."
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"I can tell after one lesson is Eric is an excellent teacher. I've been playing for 20 years and he's already opened my eyes to new ways of playing and viewing the fretboard."
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