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William A.

37 Reviews
Manhattan Beach, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Science in JAZZ from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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William A.

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I Have been teaching for 10 + years.Part of my daily focus is on relaxed breathing and generating a big beautiful tone for every note played. Long tones are something that I include in my daily regiment. Lots of dexterity exercises,range building, as well as endurance.

Another aspect of my daily regiment is improvisation. focusing on major/minor/ whole tone/diminished scales/ II-Vs in all keys and playing changes!

Lastly RESTING as MUCH as you PRACTICE is very IMPORTANT!

About William

William is a versatile and energetic musician, having shared the stage and recorded with numerous popular artists. Other performances with: John Mayer, toured with Teena Marie for 5 years,Stevie Wonder, accompanied Mariah Carey at the 2006 Grammy’s, Ludacris on the Jay Leno Show, India Arie, Nine

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Michael
I've been doing these lessons going on about 3 weeks now and William creates a great environment for his students and truly helps bring out their best! Looking forward to my next lesson!
Michael
Enzo M.
William is a wonderful trumpet instructor. He’s patient and an expert teacher. My son is learning so much. We can hear the progress already! Thank you.
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Edwin I.

120 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1993
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Edwin I.

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Earl Scruggs 3 finger style
Learning songs
Improvisation soloing
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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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Henry
Edwin is a fantastic teacher and so patient. I am amazed at how much my son has learned in just a couple lessons.
David S.
Had an excellent initial discussion with my instructor, Edwin, today. It was big picture but at the same time Edwin’s comments & suggestions gave me confidence in his command of the art (engineering, arrangement, composition & structure, and playing techniques), all the things I’m going to need help with to take my musical projects to another level.
Mike
Edwin is chill, flexible, and conveys a ton of relevant practice tips every lesson.
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Luisa I.

3 Reviews
Playa Vista, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Catalan, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Luisa I.

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Art History is just my passion. I've been traveling around the world to be able to understand every culture.

About Luisa

Hola! This is Luisa, I am from Spain and living in LA for more than 5 years in which I've tutoring Spanish. I coursed Linguistic Degree in the University of Valencia, languages and Spanish in particular are my passion. I've been teaching Spanish to all kind of ages, from kids to adults for 5 years

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Nora S.
Very pleasant young lady. Enthusiastic and talented teacher. I’m so glad to have a teacher from Spain. I am interested in Spanish culture and she incorporates into her lessons in way that enriches the lessons.
Sue M.
Luisa was fabulous - so relaxed and flexible to fit in with your level, needs and objectives. I'd highly recommended her to anyone. Sue
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Lee Q.

65 Reviews
Inglewood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lee Q.

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Lee is an accomplished bassoonist who specializes in working with new and developing bassoon players. Lee can direct students to the best bassoon reeds and accessories, as well as offer the best advice on starting and improving skills on bassoon. 

Lee uses the New Weissenborn Method books and offers a digitized library of elementary solo pieces, standard bassoon literature and orchestral excerpts.

Lee received a Master of Music degree in Bassoon Pedagogy (Belmont University) and graduated from Loyola University New Orleans (Bachelor of Music Education), where she performed as principal bassoonist for both orchestras.

Lee also graduated from the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music and served as a Bassoon Player in the U.S. Army with the 1st Cavalry Division Band. She currently performs with several orchestras and bands in the Los Angeles area.

About Lee

Minimum age: 8 for ukulele 9-10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including solo performance, orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, rock/blues/folk and cover b

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John Bowman
Lee is an excellent music teacher. She has helped me get past my utter lack of confidence in my musical ability. After a year of guitar lessons with her patience and guidance I'm having fun and have gained the confidence to progress much further. I take both online and home lessons from her. I highly recommend her at all levels.
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Jenny J.

6 Reviews
Lawndale, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BA in Music with emphasis on Piano Performance from University of Southern California (USC) Thorton School of Music
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Jenny J.

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Latin genres such as Salsa, Bachta, Cha-cha, Merengue. Also provide wedding choreography for Father-Daughter dance, or first couple's dances.

About Jenny

Music Jenny comes from a very musical family and started piano when she was five years old. She grew up constantly listening to her father practicing his guitar and brother practicing violin. Since then, her accomplishments include an Honorable Mention at the Korea Times Youth Music Competition. Sh

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AC C.
Working with Jenny has been a great experience.

She has a wealth of knowledge in music. She was raised around music so it comes as second nature to her. Her experience definitely shows from theory to technique, structure to general perspective.

Jen's wide-ranging experience allows her to accommodate different learning styles. Even when I was unsure of which methods were most suitable for me, she was able to determine an appropriate approach. Each lesson is tailored around your preference while still maintaining steady progress towards your goals.

She's flexible, patient, communicative, and fun to work with. Her versatility has made learning piano so much easier and more exciting for me than before. I'm always looking forward to each session. I've also been able to learn about other aspects of music, as she isn't limited to piano; she's knowledgeable of other instruments and teaches dance as well.

One of my favorite things about Jen is that, even though she's easy to work with, she ensures that I've truly grasped one concept before moving to the next. It's also always great to see her play (:

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Matthew
Jenny is on time always. The first lesson, she had the books ready and was very professional. I am very happy with her teaching abilities.
Melvin H.
Jenny is wonderful. She is patient and understanding, and adjusts to the student's needs. I recommend her for anyone.
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Ronnie B.

74 Reviews
Redondo Beach, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, French, German
  • Diploma from Redondo Union
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ronnie B.

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From the first Kiss to the upmost demanding wailing on stage, I will show you what I’ve learned on Harmonica! All levels. Let's have fun!

About Ronnie

Hi,My Name is Ronnie. I have been playing music for eight years and I am currently Leader of "Blonde", my Rock N' Roll, Rhythm N' Swing Band. I Live in Redondo Beach and have Lived in the Southbay for most of my life.I was blessed to grow up around the local music scene! I've had the pleasure of per

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Miles
Ronnie's lesson are always great! We've made good progress and I've noticed some good improvement in my singing. I love how he knows so much about music and incorporates life lessons into the lessons as well. He's very passionate about music, is very patient, and I enjoy learning from him.
Or E.
Just had my first lesson with Ronnie. I have to say Ronnie is easy to talk with, very knowledgeable. He has a great way of teaching and his very patient.
Looking forward to our next lesson.
Definitely will recommend to family and friends.
Thank you Ronnie for helping me with my first steps into the Harmonica world
Danielle
Great Teacher. professional and has a lot of patience and Knowledgeable.
Looking forward for our next class
Thank you so much!
Definitely recommended

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"Philip is an excellent teacher and gave me very heloful pointers on my technique. I am an advanced player and have performed semi-professionally several times but hadn't learned proper technique in the past.

I plan to continue with him regularly to improve my technique and skill level."
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Took Violin lessons from Philip O.
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"We've been very happy with Anna, and the online lessons. We have struggled for a very ling time to find a teacher locally that we liked. We kept running across teachers the were to strict and sometimes just mean. We don't want our daughter to be a concert pianist, we just want her to learn the language of music, and love to play. With Anna we have found both of these things. She's very good about having a positive spin on everything, even when she is correcting something she wants our daughter to change. Our daughter is getting better every week, and she LOVES to play again. What more could you ask for?"
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Took Piano lessons from Anna P.
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"Jarod's in home studio worked really well for recording my vocals, and the production he created went beyond my expectations. He pushed me to do more with my voice until we both felt it was where it needed to be for my song. I would definitely recommend Jarod to others and use him in the future for my own projects."
Kim
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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"Great teacher and amazing patience."
John
Took Piano lessons from Niki S.
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"Antonio is a marvelous and very talented musician and performer with experience far beyond his years. He is very friendly and helpful with a warm personality. He is expert tenor banjoist and very proficient in many other instruments as well."
Gordon
Took Banjo lessons from Antonio S.
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"Gio was great- very patient with my son who is a clarinet beginner."
Brian
Took Clarinet lessons from Gio A.
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"I had Andrea teach bass to my 15 year old. What a great teacher he is! My son is always looking forward to the lessons and has made great improvement."
Donna
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"If you want to funk up your bass, Aaron is your person. A lot of road tricks that will make your tone great!"
Diego
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"I'm an adult piano student of Amber's at the beginners level. I started taking lessons in September 2020 and am making steady progress under her instruction. She is very patient and encouraging and has helped me to build confidence as a piano student. I'm enjoying my lessons with Amber and would definitely recommend her to others looking for a piano teacher."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Amber C.
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Took Singing lessons from Benedetta O.
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