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Jason M.

101 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
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Jason M.

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Basic Chords, Rhythm Techniques, Intermediate Chords, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Adult Contemporary, Country and Pop.

Artists like Jason Mraz, Green Day, Taylor Swift, the Eagles, Johnny Cash, John Mayer, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Johnson, the Who, Pink Floyd and more are great to play on the acoustic guitar. I have the techniques to get you those sounds.

I also teach songwriting, so if you aren't the type to play other people songs and want to write some of your own I have an extensive background to help get you on the road to accomplishing your goals.

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in general since 1996 and professionally

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!

Mauricio O.

11 Reviews
Gardena, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Recording Engineer from Recording Engineer School (Quito – Ecuador)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mauricio O.

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If you’re a beginning guitarist and you’re looking for easy, fun songs to help you get started or you’re a more experienced player looking for a fresh approach to your music, I will open up a world of possibilities for your acoustic guitar playing.

About Mauricio

Guitar instructor, producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with more of 10 years of experience in variety of musical genres. Completed studies at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, CA. With record of success in teaching private guitar lessons as well some group lessons, composition, perform

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Maria
We purchased a 12-lesson package for my daughter as a Christmas Gift. My daughter is 14 years old, and after completing these lessons her love for music has grown. She had only taken a beginner's level course in piano and guitar prior to working with Mauricio. My daughter looked forward to every lesson, and would come home to keep practicing and improving her skills. We plan to work with Mauricio again in the near future and would highly recommend him!
Maria
3rd lesson so far, and my daughter has learned so much!! She enjoys her classes with Mauricio and looks forward to each class. Mauricio has a small home studio with various musical instruments. His experience and skill in teaching music is quite apparent and much appreciated!
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Taylor K.

7 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Taylor K.

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I am professional touring musician with many years of real world experience learning songs and parts to play on stage. I remember what it was like to know nothing about the guitar and the hard work it takes to get proficient. I can help you discover your voice on the instrument, teach things that excite you and provide a solid foundation for learning

About Taylor

Hello! My name is Taylor K. and I am a guitarist currently living in Los Angeles. I am teaching guitar lessons online via Skype/Zoom! Any level, anybody, anywhere. Scales, arpeggios, country, blues, rock, pop, etc. I know the last thing the world needs is another online music teacher but I thin

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Diane Morrow
Taylor is an amazing instructor. He taught my son guitar lessons and my son is left handed. Taylor was very patient and kind and explained extremely well. My son would still be taking lessons from Taylor but we have relocated. We have not found anyone as good as Taylor

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Christian L.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Classical Guitar from Bower School of Music at Florida Gulf Coast University
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Christian L.

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Alongside the general guitar techniques and methods, I like to focus on the aspects that are important to acoustic specifically, such as chord voicings, alternate tunings, fingerstyle, and hybrid picking

About Christian

My name is Christian L. and I am a 29 year old guitar/music instructor in the Orlando area. My interest in guitar began when I was 12 years old and blossomed into a full time obsession about 3 years later when I started playing small gigs as a solo guitarist playing simple jazz and classical pieces

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Robert
Christian is great. Excellent communication and knowledge of the guitar. Most importantly, his enthusiasm for the guitar is infectious. I'm very much looking forward to my next lesson. Highly recommended.
Dylan T.
A teacher of this caliber comes around once in a blue moon. His knowledge of the guitar and music is vast and he knows how to pass that on simply and effectively. He can take you where you want to go musically if you have the dedication. My creative potential has expanded beyond what I thought was possible. I am beginning to have a real experience of myself as a musician and the unfolding of my own music through the insight of his teachings. I definitely recommend learning from him!
Joseph
Christian was super helpful and helped me get a better idea of how i want to learn. Thanks so much!
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Zachariah R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Contemporary Music Industry Major from Northwest University
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachariah R.

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My philosophy as a teacher is to not only give every student a solid foundation of good technique and practice habits, but to most importantly foster their sense of musicality and expressiveness on the guitar. Having played and been dedicated to mastery of the guitar since the age of 10, I have found that the two greatest joys of playing regardless of skill level is 1. To find your "voice" on guitar and create your own music and 2. Playing and making music with other musicians. I aim to help any player of any age achieve these wonderful benefits by teaching music theory in a fun and practical way alongside developing their technical skills in engaging ways. I still consider myself a student of the instrument even after 14 years of playing and learning many styles, so students will also enjoy learning about (and from!) other great players and musicians as part of their curriculum, giving them an insightful history into the playing of various great guitarists and the timeless music they

About Zachariah

Hello! My name is Zach, and I have been in love with the guitar since I was 10 years old. Over the 14 years that I've been playing now, I have always been hungry to learn and play in many different styles, starting with blues and folk as a young boy and going on to learn jazz, country, R&B, metal,

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Joda Morrison
Zach is a longtime friend and bandmate. Zach taught me music theory after I spent years and thousands of dollars on university courses that ended up failing. You could not hope for a more kind or patient instructor. He will make everything make sense, whether you’re new or like me and have been self taught for 13+ years. Any style of guitar or technique he will be able to teach you, as he has mastered so many different ways of expression on the guitar. A lesson with Zach will always be money well spent. Check out his YouTube channel, the proof is in his playing.
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Charles C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Charles C.

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Want to learn Jazz, folk, blues, rock, music theory in a safe environment with a person you can trust? Compassionate, empathetic and patient, Charles teaches to students from all levels and all backgrounds! Based in New York City, he has taught music at New York University for 2 years and has recorded and performed alongside world renowned musicians Billy Drewes and Alan Ferber. He has taught guitar (acoustic, electric and classical), songwriting, music theory and arranging to students from all over the world. His approach focuses on reaching and building a relationship with his students in order to understand their preferred way of learning and reaching their goals in a timely fashion.

About Charles

Want to learn guitar, Jazz, folk, blues, rock, songwriting, music theory in a safe environment with a person you can trust? Compassionate, empathetic and patient, Charles teaches to students from all levels and all backgrounds! Based in New York City, he has taught guitar at New York University fo

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annabelle J.
Charles has been my teacher for a few weeks now and I am so happy I found him on takelessons. He is an amazing guitar player but also an amazing teacher, he always comes prepared and the class is well organized. He is also open to hearing suggestions to learn your favorite songs. He is very encouraging which gives the motivation to keep going which is so important for a beginner. I am already seeing great progresses after only a few weeks, and I can't wait for more lessons this year. Highly recommend him if you are looking to get started with the guitar! You will really enjoy learning with him, he is also a very cool and fun guy so you can learn in a nice environment, whether it is in his studio at his place, at your place or online.
Gaurav Jung Pande
I learnt music theory and improvisation with Charles for 4 months in New York.

Charles is highly approachable and extremely knowledgeable. He walks the perfect line between making his students feel comfortable whilst also pushing them to become better in every single session.

I got a solid grasp of the basics of music theory and was able to fully improvise in different scales at the end of the course. The growth I had was tremendous - all thanks to Charles' guidance.

Charles will take the time to fully understand the needs, goals and struggles of his students. He will be there for them inside and outside of class time because he genuinely cares about music and his students becoming better.
Nicolas Parada
Super talented, yet super down to earth. Great teacher and ridiculously knowledgeable, yet super funny. I had been a self taught bass player for years before taking Charles' course at NYU and was hoping to try out a new instrument and learn it the "right way" through lessons, expecting things to be very academic. But Charles works in a way that is surprisingly individual-based, and so that while you do learn a lot, you do so at your own pace and having fun along the way. By blending your own formal course goals with his own knowledge and incredible feel for the instrument alongside the songs you want to learn (often times you learn them together- he is great at picking up new, unfamiliar tunes by ear) it creates an experience that keeps you picking up the guitar long after you leave the classroom. Where I am now with guitar and where I started at first are miles and miles apart thanks to him, and he's just a super chill guy who likes playing guitar. Who also happens to be ridiculously qualified. 10/10 would recommend.

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"Knowledgeable, helpful and genuinely cares about how my son is progressing in his lessons"
David
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Larry P.
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"Scott has been a great help to me, filling in the gaps and teaching exactly what I request: techniques, specific songs, and lesson times at work for me. He communicates well and follows up after each lesson with emails."
Curtis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Your lessons are fun and entertaining."
Tashonna
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"Calling Ahmad was one of the best decisions I have ever made. I spent almost a year trying to "teach myself" how to play the guitar, mostly as a new hobby, with little progress and a lot of frustration. Ahmad has been my teacher for about 7 months, and it has completely renewed my interest in investing the time to learn to play. Ahmad is extremely patient, makes playing/practicing fun, and offers flexible scheduling (which is extremely helpful when balancing multiple commitments). I have nothing but great things to say about Ahmad. I would recommend him to anyone and will be continuing to take lessons here for a long time to come!"
Elizabeth
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Greg is great! He teaches guitar in a way that lets you get playing immediately! It makes learning fun to be able to play popular songs right away!"
Kristin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jennifer is the best teacher I could imagine! She makes learning guitar simple and fun! I would highly reccomend her!"
brittany
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jennifer M.
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"I used to play drums, but since I live in a small studio apartment, I had to give it up for a while. I decided to take guitar lessons as a replacement. I did some research online for teachers and based on the reviews and videos, I decided to contact Jimmy.

I knew nothing about guitar, music theory, scales, chords, etc...nothing! I was nervous and overwhelmed about learning and studying it all. I've been taking lessons for about three months now and within the first month, I was already learning scales and chords. Jimmy's structure is very efficient and thorough and tries to make the learning process easier for his students to understand.

As a person, Jimmy is cool, laid back and very down to earth. He's very flexible if you need to re-schedule a lesson. He's always available by phone/text or email if you have any questions or if you're stuck trying to figure something out. The stuff he teaches and the advice he gives will definitely help you apply it for when you perform or jam with other musicians. A quote he repeatedly says has stuck to me: "It's not about practice, practice, practice...it's about WHAT you practice." And it's true. Jimmy will teach you how to be a trained musician, not just an average guitar player.

Even though it's only been three months, I've learned so much! I really look forward to where I'll be in the next few months/years. He's also giving me the opportunity to get back into drumming! I'm very glad I decided to take lessons with Jimmy!"
Kevin K.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Not only do I learn a lot of the intricacies of guitar playing with Kevin, but he is also a fun person to be around and chat about music. Definitely someone I would recommend to take guitar lessons!"
Larry
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"I have no idea what I'm getting into when I first register for the class. Mrs. Hanaa was one of the instructor that have great reviews and a good price rate. Everyone who have reviewed her probably mention how closely she work with her student and how she allow them to learn in their own pace. I totally agree and she also provide a great atmosphere that allow the student excited to learn. If other review does not convince you to choose her, I hope this one will."
khang
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Hanaa H.
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"Great first guitar lesson!"
Ethan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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