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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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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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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Neil K.

14 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Master of Arts (Music - Jazz Studies) from San Jose State university
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstanding Graduate Student from San Jose State University
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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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Walt O.
Neil is great to work with, easy going & customs the lesson to your needs.
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Peter C.

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Livermore, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!

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Nicholas C.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks english, spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarship from Bowling Green State University
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Nicholas C.

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I aim to instill a love of music and of the instrument through both student guided song selections from popular genres and movie/video game soundtracks, as well as technical and music reading exercises designed to make my students well rounded and ready for any way they choose to pursue music.

About Nicholas

Detroit native, Nicholas C. K., demonstrated an innate musical talent from a young age. His command of piano, guitar, trumpet and bass progressed to studies at both Columbia University in Chicago and Wayne State University in Detroit. Since age 16 Nic has toured the country sharing the stage with a

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Douglas M.
satisfying first lesson. Good.
Edward
Patient and laid back, Nic took time to understand my goals and has created a reasonable plan for this older student to accommodate.
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Aidan C.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Guilford College Art Award from Guilford College Music Dept.
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Aidan C.

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About Aidan

I have been playing guitar since I was 10 and loving music my whole life. I have been in numerous rock bands, the high-school jazz band, classical guitar duos, trios, chamber ensembles, and even played mandolin in a bluegrass band. I received my Bachelor of Music at Guilford College as a student of

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Aidan is a very patient, easy-going instructor and he's a lot of fun to work with. I feel he explains things clearly, and he's always willing to go at my pace and answer any questions I have. I started learning on my own for several months, but working with him has accelerated my progress 4 or 5x. He not only makes my practice sessions more effective, but points out flaws in my technique that I doubt I ever would have discovered on my own. He's clearly invested in his students, and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to take their guitar playing to the next level.
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Eric F.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric F.

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to gain an understanding of guitar and allow the guitar to be an extension of one's creativity and ideas

About Eric

Multi-instrumentalist, Songwriter, and composer Eric Andres Ferrer; graduated from Miami Dade Music College earning a A.A. in Music Theory and Composition. Afterwards He Continued to Pursue His B.A. in FIU. once College was Complete Eric Ferrer set out to create a curriculum for his students that e

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Juan G.
We had an amazing first lesson he is an awesome instructor
Giovanni A.
its been a pleasure having Eric in our home. he's been very insightful, Joyful, and down right hilarious to have around. the positive energy that Eric brings into our home really leaves a smile on our kids faces.
Erin M.
Top of the line lessons & content. Enjoying how much progress I’ve made in such little amount of time. Thanks Eric

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Cupertino 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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"Farrokh is a great teacher. Patient, calm and understanding! I highly recommend Farrokh!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Farrokh S.
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"Very accommodating; friendly and knowledgeable. This will be a life-long friendship!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Karney S.
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"Eric is a great teacher! I wanted to learn music theory and apply it to the guitar. Every lesson he directs my learning so I can get where I wanna be both in theory and guitar playing. Super patient"
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"My sons think Greg is the best guitar teacher ever!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Our 10 year old daughter has learned a great deal while taking lessons from Luke. He was always on time, professional, and a very patient teacher. He keeps the lessons focused and is very kind and shows interest in our daughter's musical taste. We highly recommend him as a teacher."
Erin
Took Guitar lessons from Luke H.
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"Indigo has been such a pleasant surprise! She is caring and dedicated to helping me improve every week. She is working with a beginner and has had a lot of patience. I look forward to her coming every week and am grateful for her. She’s an amazing guitarist/singer and has a deep knowledge of teaching. I recommend her to everyone!"
Alysha Pearlberg
Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"Would recommend! Oliver tailors classes to your level and goals. He is patient and gets excited about songs that you want to play."
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Took Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Enthusiastic presentation of music theory, concepts, and practice. Empathetic and patient, Keith has taken the time necessary to learn my taste in music, goals, in music, and purpose for pursuing music. A comfortable studio in his home has proven to be a positive learning environment. He also has introduced multiple styles of play to inspire me to explore expanding myself with the guitar.
It was required that a college syllabus was to be followed to meet credit award. Keith was able to instruct guitar in a manner which allowed this student to retain an interest, expand desire, and maintain discipline necessary to continue playing. By integrating music theory and notation into practice, Keith was able to clarify expected requirements to meet the demands of a college syllabus. Utilizing computer technology, lessons have been enhanced as well. This has also nurtured the continued learning desire. I would recommend Keith as an instructor to accelerate anyone's ability to play the guitar."
Philip
Took Guitar lessons from Keith P.
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"Farohk was an awesome teacher. He's super patient and really knows how to get you to reach your goals."
Kim
Took Guitar lessons from Farrokh S.
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"Christopher is the total package.He is gifted,passionate about teaching and a very genuine human being.I look forward to learn more each week from him.."
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