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Jim M.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $75
  • Awarded Solo guitar CD named "Best of the Year" by Acoustic Guitar Magazine from Acoustic Guitar Magazine
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Master's Degree in Music from California Institute of the Arts
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Jim M.

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I have been teaching guitar in the LA area for over 25 years, most recently at UCLA. With a Master's Degree from CalArts and professional experience including session work with Frank Sinatra early in my career, I am uniquely qualified to teach a wide variety of styles, from, jazz, blues and classical to "Americana" and slide guitar. I specialize in fingerstyle acoustic technique, which allows students to progress from simple chord strumming to full arrangements with melodies, harmonies and bass lines. I also teach music theory, sight-reading and songwriting, Now's the time to begin the exciting, enriching, and FUN journey to guitar mastery!

About Jim

Hi! I'm a professional guitarist with 25 years of teaching experience. Along with performing and recording, my teaching career has been hugely rewarding. I truly enjoy meeting new students and applying my expertise to help them overcome the hurdles that all students eventually encounter. From b

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Edwin I.

113 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Awarded DownBeat Music Award 1998 from DownBeat
  • B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Instrumental - Guitar from University of Miami
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Edwin I.

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"Experienced guitar teacher of over 20 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of acoustic guitar skills. I specialize in all styles of music including pop, fingerpicking, folk, jazz, rock, etc.

All styles - strumming, fingerpicking
All genres - pop, folk, blues, rock, R&B, singer/songwriter, classical, world, etc.
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
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Music analysis

About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Justin D.
Fantastic first lesson. Edwin is patient and gets me focused on what really matters.
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Antonia D.
Great first lesson. My daughter was super happy after her lesson with Edwin, and very inspired to practice. Edwin was very polite and patient with her during the lesson. I look forward to seeing her make progress in future lessons.

Shai B.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English , Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shai B.

3 Reviews
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Hey there!
My passions are technique and accuracy; by perfecting technique comes a deeper understanding of theory. I have lots of teaching methods that will encourage you to play your favorite songs and styles with the sounds you like.
I'll focus on the very basics of guitar theory in order to get to a higher level of understanding music theory.
I will challenge you! We will have lots of fun and you will see, hear, and feel your own improvements with my teachings.

About Shai

If you are fascinated about guitar technique and awesome weird sounds that you can do with your guitar, you will like having lessons with me. I began as a classical guitar player, studying traditional classical pieces and applying them to my guitar. During that time I began to explore and became

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Gary
Shai is amazing!!
Nir
This guy is much more than a guitar teacher :)
Probably the best there is.
Ely
I know Shai for many years and he is an amazing friend and incredibly dedicated musician! If you want to work hard at guitar, or musicin general, get those chops and timing going, flamenco, whatever it is, Shai is the man!!

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Chris V.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Associate of Music from Pierce Community College
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Chris V.

16 Reviews
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I want to have you walking out of the lesson happy, and excited to go home and practice some new material. With me you'll learn about guitar, but you'll also learn about music and how playing can help you in life (perseverance, basic math foundations, etc.)

About Chris

I am a jazz guitarist based out of beautiful Los Angeles, California. I received and Associate of Arts degree in Music in 2015, and have been pursuing a bachelors in Jazz Studies since then. While in community college I really grew into my own as a musician and discovered that I love jazz and t

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Laurynn
Best instructor I've found and I'm sticking with him!
Laurynn
Blake
Chris is great and my son loves the group lessons and private lessons from him!
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Shane S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shane S.

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I offer a varied curriculum for all my students. Teaching students music they're interested allows me make learning the guitar fun while stressing the importance of the fundamentals.

About Shane

Welcome to Penny Lane! Over the last ten years I’ve had the privilege of teaching in several private lessons studios, countless public schools in the Chicago metro area and built an online community of students around the country. What I’ve found time and time again is having a defined lesson curri

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Soledad
Shane is a great music teacher. Very profesional, and amazing working with kids. He encourages his students and manages to keep my 7 and 5 y/o focused and interested in the class in a very friendly and fun manner.
Noelle
Mr. Shane is the hands-down best music instructor! He gives my son piano lessons and they also work on music production. Shane is enthusiastic, professional, flexible, creative and connects really well with my child. He is fantastic at making the lessons fun and instructional. He teaches a variety of instruments, which I think we will end up exploring at some point! Highly, highly recommend Shane!
Emma
Shane is a superb teacher.

Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
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I have been playing guitar for 15 years. I make lesson plans based on each individual, so I don't teach every one the same boring songs or use the same regiment with everyone. I want to teach you what YOU want to learn.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Dev K.
It was great for a first session
Danny
Jeremie is a great instructor. He moves and a good pace, really knows the details of what he is teaching, and caters the lesson material to you to keep it interesting. Would highly recommend!
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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Gardena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Gardena is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"excellent teacher/mentor.. My Son, has enjoyed his lessons."
Jerry
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam B.
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"Anyone with half a brain knows that if a student is unhappy they can change teachers easily. Only a coward writes anonymous reviews out of jealousy. Since Take Lessons guarantees all lessons a person with integrity would simply work things out over the phone instead of hitting "below the belt". Some teachers have learned from the best at M.I. in Hollywood so that is telling it like it is. This is not "Name Dropping." I have known James for 15 years and have found him to be the best teacher ever, period.
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Keri
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James W.
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"Good first lesson. Truly felt my instructor was trying to understand my goals and guage my current skills and ability to learn at what pace."
Bill
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"Very thankful for such a kind instructor! We are excited about our future lessons."
Aiden
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Abraham S.
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"Had a great experience the first lesson. Look forward to the next one."
Dave
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"I started taking lessons with Dan randomly but quickly grew to enjoy and appreciate his unassuming style and incredible versatility so much that I signed up both my kids. And now they love him too. I can't recommend Dan highly enough."
Nathanael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"Referred to Jon by a friend. I knew within 2 minutes of meeting him we were going to be happy with our choice. I love to listen in while he is instructing my granddaughter. He is so patient and kind but yet firm enough to manage a beginning student and keep them motivated. My 12 year old granddaughter practices every day without prompting because he advised her that was an expectation. I would highly recommend him!"
Vicki
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jon S.
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"She is amazing!! My kids love her! She teaches my son guitar & voice, my daughter piano & voice. They look forward to the lessons each week & feel so comfortable to express themselves in her studio. Such a great artistic environment, glad we found her!!!!"
Debi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"Ben is a great guy. He starts with the basics and focuses a lot on technique. He has played the guitar for 20 years so he has lots of experience.
I really enjoy my lessons with him."
Peg
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben Z.
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"Rodrigo is a very inspiring guitar teacher! He made me love music even more by helping me overcome every obstacle that came up along the way. Truly recommend having him as a teacher!"
Hugo
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rodrigo D.
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