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Joe Danny O.

18 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joe Danny O.

18 Reviews
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Whether you want to learn folk, pop, jazz, blues, rock, or more I can get you there. Let's jam!

About Joe Danny

Hello! Thanks for checking out my page. I've been playing guitar for more than fifteen years. I studied jazz performance and music theory with the Applied Musicians Program at Mesa College, which has changed my view on playing music across all instruments and styles. I've been playing other genres

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Drew S.
Joe was a great teacher. I had a bit of beginner knowledge and was looking to take my playing to the next level. Joe was great at creating a practice routine that had the perfect blend of learning and fun. My playing has gotten noticeably better and I'm well on the way to reaching my goals. 5/5 would recommend.
Matt C.
Joe taught my 13 year old son.

On the lesson side, he brought a great mix of fundamentals (scales, etc.) and keeping my son really engaged by also teaching him tunes he wanted to learn.

On the logistics side, he was equally perfect: great communicator, never late, personable.

A nice guy, great player/teacher, and professional: I can't recommend him highly enough.
Cole
We're off to a GREAT start.
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Cristopher E.

14 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts from UCSD
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cristopher E.

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Can play and teach all styles and levels of guitar, although I have the most experience with rock, jazz, pop, metal, and classical music.

About Cristopher

If you feel like you're stuck or hit a wall, I can help take your skills to the next level; I can help you improve your technique, learn difficult songs, learn more about gear and gigs and performing, help you learn how to play any chord, key, or scale in any position, or help you learn how to solo

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Lindsay and Aidan E.
My daughter (9), son (7) and myself are all taking lessons and Cris Is able to adapt for all our learning needs and makes it fun along the way too.
Derek R.
I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!
Yuka O.
Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring.
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Steven B.

38 Reviews
Coronado, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Associate - Music from Southwestern
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Steven B.

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The guitar is the most popular instrument in the world. Steven B is one of the best instructors out there. He teaches many styles of guitar music, pop, rock, and many music genres. Teaching all the fundamentals of technique in guitar for correct hand positions, fingering, strumming, finger picking, hybrid picking, and the C-A-G-E-D formula, depending upon the interest of the student. All levels taught. Beginners are welcome. Prepare to learn and have a lot of fun!

ABOUT STEVEN B
I have over 40 years experience teaching music. I have taught piano, guitar, and voice to several hundred students. If not the best, I am one of the best voice instructors in the world. I am one of the best piano teachers in the world.

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You will feel like you are in my music studio being right there with me! I have vast experience in teaching online guitar lessons to students like you in places like Florida, California, Chicago, Idaho, Hawaii, in homes everywhere. Skype ...

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Steven B, Instructor PIANO - GUITAR - VOICE For over 25 years, Steven B has been successfully teaching hundreds of students on piano, guitar, and voice. He has over 60,000 hours experience as a teacher, musician, and performer. He teaches all styles, ages and skill levels. Beginners are most cert

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Jackie H.
Steven is a great guitar teacher. He is very patient, but thorough. He is very good at explaining things. I look forward to my lesson every week.
Justina U.
Mr. Steve is a great blessing to my Child. My son has learnt a lot from his piano lessons and now plays piano in church.
Natalie S.
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Adam B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Adam B.

8 Reviews
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I'm a patient teacher with the ability to structure and pace lessons to meet the individual needs and ability levels of a wide variety of students. I am a professional performer, composer and recording artist with 20 years experience on stage and in the studio. I'm familiar with a wide variety of styles, and have studied blues, African, classical and Brazilian guitar at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music. I offer lessons on acoustic or electric guitar, depending on student preference.

About Adam

I'm a professional performer, composer and recording artist, now accepting guitar students. I play folk, rock, blues and finger style guitar and have studied with African guitar scholar Nathaniel Braddock. I've toured extensively in Europe and North America, opened for the band Wilco, and played at

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Kara
Great first lesson with Adam!
Jerry
excellent teacher/mentor.. My Son, has enjoyed his lessons.
Jo
Adam is helping me get back to playing guitar after some 40 years in which I did not play at all. With his help, I’m refreshing what I used to know (basic chords and notes on the staff), and extending my skills into new areas, like finger-picking, barre chords, and tablature-reading--plus learning a lot of new songs. He’s an excellent teacher.
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Ryan B.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2012 Most Valuable Tutor from StudyPoint Test Prep
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Ryan B.

65 Reviews
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I teach rhythm and lead acoustic and electric guitar for any style of music I teach songs by Metallica, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, AC/DC and many, many more

About Ryan

Summer is here! This is a perfect time to learn a new instrument! I provide personalized and affordable online lessons. Online lessons are convenient and effective! My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and would love to teach you or help you improve your abil

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Christopher C.
Very attentive and wanted to make sure we were working towards my goals
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Curtis L.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 9 to 75
  • AA Degree in Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
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Curtis L.

23 Reviews
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All Levels are welcomed! Please scroll down and view my student reviews, videos and pictures. Learning Songs of the students choice, Music Reading, Soloing/Improvising, Acoustic & Electric Guitar styles are all covered in private lessons with me.

About Curtis

Hello! I'm a supportive, positive and patient teacher who is passionate about helping my students. Each individual student learns differently and with my professional performance background and having studied in the world renown Guitar Institute of Technology(GIT) program at Musicians Institute, I

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Phillip M.
Curtis has been a great instructor for me. Curtis listens ,encourages and teaches in away that I am making progress each week on skills like strumming ,timing, and rhythm . The bottom line is that I truly look forward to my lesson every week with Curtis and I think you will too.

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Alan
Curtis is a fantastic teacher! He is patient, enthusiastic, and encouraging. He teaches the type of songs you want to learn and not some song from a guitar guidebook. My first lesson was two hours and it quickly went by. I learned a lot, had a lot of fun and am looking forward to my next lesson. If you are in search of a guitar instructor, I would highly recommend him.
Jas S.
I think Curtis is a very very great teacher he taught me many songs. From Elijah .P

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in El Cajon 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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"Matt is a highly skilled musician with many years of writing, performing, and teaching.

I have been taking Guitar Lessons from Matt for a couple of years now. He is very good at looking for what his students want and formulating lessons that target those wants while further developing areas of focus. In addition, Matt is passionate about music and teaching and best of all he is a fun teacher!!! It's a blast to go through a lesson and then jam with him at the end!!! Matt is HIGHLY recommended for lessons whether you are just starting on guitar or if you are like me playing for many years but wanting to take it to the next level."
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Took Guitar lessons from Matt B.
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Ben
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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Took Guitar lessons from James S.
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"Good start, looking forward to working with Jeremie and learning how to play guitar!"
Chuck
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Blues Guitar

Mark is a great teacher he has given me a great base to build from, Even though I have never read music his ability to add that into our lessons has helped greatly in understanding what I am learning. Mark is talented and easy to follow in his teaching. He tailors the lessons to your abilities while moving along quickly. Best of all he takes the time to review your progress and answer all your questions. Could not be happier with him as my teacher."
Norman
Took Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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"Andrew is an incredibly knowledgable and talented teacher

Andrew impressed me from our very first lesson. He listened to what I wanted to get accomplished with my lessons and adapted to my requests and my skill level. His knowledge of music is just one of the things that makes him such a great teacher. His patience and enthusiasm also make him the perfect instructor!

I would highly recommend Andrew!"
Adam
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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"I am taking my first ever guitar lessons as an older student. Greg has been customizing the lessons to fit my very basic skill set and lack of dexterity. He is the perfect instructor for an older student."
Steve
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jesse is a wonderful guitar instructor. He is very encouraging and has a gentle but effective way of communicating. He keeps the lessons moving well too. I strongly recommend him."
Zina
Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"We love Ahmad! We have been taking lessons with Ahmad for about 2 years now and have seen great progress.

I have in the past and would recommend again Ahmad for well structured and fun music classes!!"
Samantha
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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