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Scott K.

2 Reviews
Goleta, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Bachelors of Music (Cum Laude) from Belmont University
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Scott K.

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Whatever style of music your guitar has to be Guitar was always been my first love. Knowing how to play all styles gives the flexibility to teach any genre of music. From finger tapping, sweeping to shredding and many other styles of Rock guitar can be learned. Having the correct technique will get you to your goals of Rockin' out.

About Scott

Scott has been teaching music for over 30 years. His method has evolved over time to meet the demands of changing musical styles and he has developed plenty of material to help students achieve their musical goals. His ambitions for each student are simple- he wants them to enjoy music and experien

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Jaya
I appreciate Scott's relaxed style. He is able to make a realistic practice schedule for me to fit in to my work week. It is obvious he is very knowledgeable and has given me a lot of good tips so far. I would definitely recommend Scott.
Rush
I took weekly electric guitar lessons with Scott from 2004 to 2012. He is without a doubt an extremely talented, enthusiastic, and compassionate teacher. Whether he was helping me learn basic chords or teaching me complicated songs, Scott never wavered in his dedication to teaching. Over the eight years as his student, Scott gave constructive criticism in a courteous manner. He was on time, inquisitive about the songs and music I was listening to, and ended lesson with new material for me to practice. I wholeheartedly recommend Scott to any aspiring guitar student.
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Chris B.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Business Administration from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris B.

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I fully customize my lessons for the individual student!

About Chris

My name is Chris B. and I've been playing music for most of my life. The best lesson that I've personally learned is that a musician is never done learning. Once you start believing that you know everything there is to know about your instrument then you've stopped growing musically. Personall

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Marley
Awesome first lesson for our 14 year old daughter! She’s pumped to continue with Chris, and we’re pleased with the entire process so far.
Ron
I have been taking lessons from Chris for 5 years. He is very open to learn and teach all styles of music. in turn, allowing me learn and play music I though i never would. His guidance in "the technology" of music is also greatly appreciated.
The learning experience with Chris is top notch, never an issue with communication or punctuality.Always able to move around his busy schedule for the "adult" student.
I want to thank Chris for allowing to find my "Soul Mustard" He is the best you can find

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Jay
Chris is an awesome instructor! He was patient and professional. I was truly a beginner and Chris helped me every step of the way. I would recommend him to anyone looking to pick up a guitar or further enhance your skills. Thanks for all the help!

Stacey B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 11 to 75; Female: 13 to 70
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Stacey B.

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Have been playing guitar for over 35 years. Learn from your influences, develop your own style, tone, amp and pickup study. Whether you wanna be a great rhythm player or a smoking shredder, let me teach all the great things I've learned along my journey. I have 11 internationally released records. I have done 5 albums with the late great producer Andy Johns (Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Rolling Stones, Cinderella) I've also been featured in Premiere Guitar and the Harper Collins published book "Power Chord" I'll make you the player you've always wanted to be.

About Stacey

What's up 6 stringers! I am a professional teacher, songwriting and touring artist who also loves to teach guitar to beginners, intermediate and advanced students. My music has been featured an on many hit Television shows like Duck Dynasty and Whalburgers. I have toured the world several times wit

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Steve
Superb instructor! Stacey was able to assess my level of proficiency within minutes and expertly tailored the first lesson accordingly. HIs teaching style and personal approach toward learning the guitar made me feel comfortable and confident at the same time. I couldn't be happier that I've found a guitar teacher like Stacey; I'm very much looking forward to future lessons.
steve
Stacey is the most qualified and established player I have ever had the pleasure to meet. I feel very lucky to have him accept me as a student. He is warm, friendly and highly skilled. Look no further for an instructor, if you want the best!
John S.
I’m going into my 4th week of lessons with Stacey, I made so much progress with him, than with my last instructor. For the first time I’m not as frustrated. I like that he is teaching me how to play, and not just show me tabs and good luck....I highly recommend him as your instructor !

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Nadav P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Jazz performance from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Awarded Excellence in Jazz Guitar Award from The America-Israel Cultural Fund
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Nadav P.

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I have been teaching guitar for about 15 years now and have taught students between the ages of 6-60 from very beginners to advanced players who want to deepen their understanding of the instrument.

I have an extensive experience playing/teaching a wide array of musical genres and have played numerous stages in the U.S and abroad.

I have a BFA with honors in jazz performance from the Rubin Academy for Music and Dance and have also attended the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music (NYC)

I always try to tailor the lesson to the students needs and musical preferences while keeping core skills that we will try to always incorporate (reading music/ theory for more advanced students, ear training etc.) I'm very passionate about teaching and believe it's imperative as a musician to be able to share the knowledge and experience I've acquired along my musical path.

About Nadav

Hi there, My name is Nadav and I have been a professional guitar player and teacher for most of my life now. I have a very extensive experience playing festivals and venues in the U.S and abroad and have been teaching beginner and advanced guitar/bass and musical ensemble classes for 15 years.

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Bill T.
Speaking from the standpoint of a colleague of Nadav’s for many years and professional musician/educator myself, Nadav is the real deal. He is my top recommendation, without question, for anyone looking to study the guitar and/or music in general.

Nadav is an extremely gifted and skilled musician, composer, and bandleader with very deep understanding of playing the guitar. He has the experience and versatility to so in a multitude of different styles ranging from R&B, Pop, Funk, Jazz and Ethiopian groove music (check out his incredible band: Abbess Orchestra). He is also extremely kind, has a gentle yet “matter-of-fact” demeanor and is the consummate professional.

For anyone who has interest in learning the guitar and needs an instructor, no matter their experience level, it’s impossible to go wrong with Nadav. Just check him out and sign up!
Eran
I was a self taught guitar player since a very early age, so when I met Nadav for the first time I already knew many songs and chords. But my technique was a mess.
Nadav helped me establish a healthy and meticulous practice routine that fixed my technique very quickly.
I would recommend him as a teacher for every level.
Randy
Great teacher with good vibes! Nadav showed me great ways to practice harmony and soloing on the guitar. Highly recommended.

Richard D.

1 Review
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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Guitar from Private Lessons with Ed Arrello
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Richard D.

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I can teach you how to play the guitar in many style's. Blues, Jazz, Finger Jazz, Country, Rock, Punk Rock, Classic Rock, Modern Rock, Classical Guitar, Metal & Thrash.

(In The Lessons) You will learn tuning, notes, reading tablature and/or notations, chords, strumming patterns, scales, pentatonic scales, wide pentatonic, patterns, scales, dimished scale, solo's, two hand taping and eight finger taping, arpeggios, tremolo bar, alternate picking, sweep picking, economy picking, over the fretboard picking, legato, technique, exercises, transposing, composing, song learning and more.

When taking a lesson from me, you will receive a .pdf file tab or a gpx tab that I transcribed for you to follow. I use guitar pro and it helps my students work on the lesson while they use the program.

I can teach you a lesson or you can suggest your own. All I need from you is a style, lesson, song name and artist and I can prepare a lesson ahead of time that will fit in what you would like to ...

About Richard

I started learning how to play the guitar around 15 years old. I have over 37 years experience. I took lessons for three years of reading, writing tab and notations, chord charts, melodies, classical guitar, soloing, taping, arpeggios, techniques, song learning, ear training and transposing. From t

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Garrett
My time with Rich was really strong. I took lessons from Rich for a short while when living in Connecticut. The time I spent with him was VERY helpful to me as a novice guitar player. Rich has an unbelievable knowledge of the instrument and is quite an accomplished player. He is a really strong instructor and genuinely wants his students to get better.

In short, Rich is a very talented instructor/player and I would definitely take lessons from him again.
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Storm N.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best of 2015 from Thumbtack.com
  • Classical Guitar Performance Major from University of North Carolina School of the Arts
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Storm N.

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Play Guitar Like A Pro!

Areas of Study:

- Music Theory: ear training, note-reading skills, and knowledge of how music works as a whole.

- Improvisation: drill and learn solo skills and increase confidence when jamming with other musicians.

- Technique: how to hold the guitar and use the left and right hands in a way that that is relaxed and tension free.

- Repertoire: songs you learn for study.

About Storm

*** PLEASE MESSAGE ME PRIOR TO SIGNING UP FOR LESSONS TO DISCUSS GOALS, ANY BACKGROUND YOU HAVE IN YOUR TOPIC, AND ARRANGE THE BEST TIME & PLACE FOR MEETING. *** Are you looking to learn Guitar, Singing, Beatboxing or Songwriting? No matter what style you are in to, I can help you build the skills

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Xolani K.
Outstanding - expert, efficient, excellent interpreter of client needs. Highest recommendation. xk
Rachael O.
Xolani K.
Excellent explanations of the subject matter and spot-on answers to all of my questions. Great structure to the session and super productive.

Highest recommendation!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Goleta is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $276 per hour.
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"I'm about to pass the three year mark taking lessons from Remi. He continues to be an excellent teacher, providing me with challenges that really help me leap forward in my playing. Still highly recommended."
Robert
Took Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Ayme is fantastic teacher and very patient. I had to suspend my lessons with her due to some personal things going on, but I can't wait to get back. A really great teacher."
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"Jessie is such an amazing instructor. He makes learning fun and is so positive, patient and helpful. Thanks Jessie!"
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"Michael is an exceptionaly talented musician, as well as a wonderful mentor who has taught so many students and enriched their lives. He has students with only 2 yrs of experience who sound as if they have been playing for 20 years! What a Role Model!!! With a lifetime of experience under his belt, Michael has mastered music and recording. He will help you; It really doesn't get any better than that. I am a reporter for a good paper. I wrote this about Michael after an interview. Michael and his band had the placed packed, all ages, and everyone insisted on being as close to the music as humanly possible. Michael works as a guitar instructor and runs several studios. Michael is truly a "gifted guitar player" and his vocals are just as nice and polished. The Next time this gifted musician and band rolls into town check him out."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"Adam is the best guitar teacher I have ever had. I tried learning guitar with a few other teachers but never really got the hang of it and didn't see much improvement. In just a couple months Adam has taught me so much from playing different chord shapes to different strumming patterns and techniques. I can genuinely feel a difference in my playing and have seen great improvement. Adam also takes the time to explain the songs he teaches and the ideas and motifs behind them. His methods really do work no matter what experience level you are. His knowledge and skills on the guitar (both electric and acoustic) are amazing. He's passionate about playing guitar which is what makes him such a great teacher. If you are looking to start playing or looking to improve upon your skills Adam is the guy for you!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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"The first visit was great! Daniel was very patient and kind. He asked Adan about his interests and planned with him how they would proceed with the future lessons. He even gave him homework! Adan is happy to do it and he said he could not wait for his next lesson."
Adan
Took Guitar lessons from Daniel O.
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Took Guitar lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Raymond is a wonderful instructor! He figures out my level of understanding and knowledge of musical concepts and makes it easy to improve on the guitar--even though I have very little time to practice. His patient manner and great sense of humor help me feel good about what I do on the guitar. His wisdom and kindness help me in other parts of my daily life by giving me a deeper sense of the importance of "process" for many activities, and by helping me to develop more patience for myself. He's not only a great guitar teacher, but an important person in my life, as a mentor and a friend! I highly recommend him to the beginner or more advanced student. Whatever your level of dedication, you will not be disappointed with his!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Albino M.
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"Amazing first lesson! My son loves it!! He can't wait for his next lesson!"
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