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Ray Z.

Redlands, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Ray Z.

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I've been performing in various bands since the early 90s, in styles ranging from rock n roll to country, blues, jazz, bluegrass, and beyond. I've also been teaching full time music lessons since 2004, and have helped hundreds of students become better musicians. I work with students age 8-78, and try to make sure that you learn what you need to know while also enjoying yourself in a relaxed and fun musical environment!

About Ray

Ray Zeigler is a professional musician and private music instructor in Redlands, Ca. He has been performing for over 30 years in a variety of musical styles, including classical, jazz, rock 'n' roll, country, blues, and more. Ray has played venues all over the southwestern United States as a drumme

Andrew W.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.A. in Music Performance & Music Technology from Virginia Tech
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew W.

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I enjoy working with students of all ages and ability levels. With over 10 years of teaching experience, I’m confident that I can help you learn how to play more proficiently on the guitar and gain more satisfaction from your playing. I do not think that there is one “correct” approach to learning and I find that working on a variety of genres helps students grow the fastest while enjoying the process.

With an efficient combination of exercises, technical development and song learning, you'll see yourself improving on your instrument faster than you thought possible.

About Andrew

Hi, my name is Andrew. I'm a professional guitarist, bassist, and recording artist located in Virginia. I graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with a B.A. in Music Performance and Technology. I have over 10 years of experience teaching and enjoy working with students of all ability levels. St

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Warren
Andrew is an excellent instructor and group director. He understands his craft very, very well and is able to instruct in a clear and effective manner. He has the ability to teach all ages, from young beginning musicians to senior citizens of all experience levels. His instructions lead to learning how to play very quickly. He matches his level of instruction both to the student's needs and desires. Andrew does not get locked into strict methods that can become quite boring like some other instructors, but rather tailors his instructions to the individual. If you have the desire to learn, Andrew will take you where you want to go with music. It is important to note that, as well as guitar, Andrew can play and teach drums, keyboard, bass guitar, and trombone. Thus, Andrew knows well how to blend these instruments into an effective group. He knows how to lead a band and get the most from the group.
Andrew is well educated in music. In addition to his teaching and directing abilities, he demonstrates exceptional professionalism in all he does. I have seen him work with venues to set up performances. He is clearly respected by the venues as well as his peers. I have seen his peers seek his advice on music matters relating to instruction, direction, and arrangements. While serious in his endeavors, he also demonstrates a great empathy for people and a terrific sense of humor. I have seen parents and students request him specifically because of these fine qualities. Some people are born to do certain things in life. Andrew was born to inspire and teach music to anyone interested in learning.
People enjoy music in different ways. Andrew is able to understand people's musical interests and abilities and is able to adapt his instructions according to the individual's talents and desires. He responds well to his students questions and needs. He is interested in seeing his students grow and keeps adding more challenges as his students advance. If a student prefers to go in a different direction with lessons, Andrew quickly revises his approach. I was taught by Andrew for 4 years in private lessons and group band. He presented many different types of music, riffs, and styles. It is not a stretch to say that learning from Andrew is exciting and challenging.
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Eric J.

353 Reviews
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Starting at $47
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded 2013-2015 Endorsed Artist from Elixir Guitar Strings
  • Teaching since 1994
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Eric J.

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• Lead & Rhythm Guitar / Traditional and Modern Blues

• Chord voicing: triads, four note open/closed chord voicing, chord melodies, comping, strumming,
fingerstyle, standard grooves in various styles
• Step-by-step approach to soloing/improvisation:
major & minor scales & modes & arpeggios, blues/pentatonic scales and "licks". Phrasing & line
development over simple - sophisticated harmonic changes
• Alternate/sweep & tremolo picking, hybrid picking, slide guitar, hammer on/pull offs

About Eric

Thanks to the National Recording Academy (Grammy's), I was one of the few musicians, & teachers who were selected to receive a Music Cares grant this spring! Every great artist needs a great coach, I'll help you to be the best! I began my partnership with takelessons in 2013 and teach my stud

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Beka R.
Patient, makes learning fun, helps tackles issues with techniques and helpful, focused lessons. =D
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Beka R.
Eric is very patient, smiles a lot and helped me tackled fingering and chord issues I was having. He helped me create a simple lesson game plan for this week of practice.

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Santi P.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Music education from Miami Dade College
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Santi P.

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Playing the guitar doesn't have to be difficult or confusing! In fact, with a little dedication it can be fun and empowering! Impressing your friends, family, girlfriend, boyfriend, whatever! 👍 Guitar lessons for experienced and inexperienced players, no problem!

About Santi

Hi there, thanks for stopping by! I was born and raised in Miami and have been playing guitar & piano for over 10 years under the teachings of some of the greatest mentors. I've been teaching private lessons for the last 5 years in Brickell, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, and Key Biscayne. I currentl

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Maria
I've been taking lessons with Santi for about 2 months. The thing I like is the patience he has no matter what it might be. I've learned so many beatles songs in just 2 months of taking lessons once a week. Highly recommend. Flexible schedule.
Camila
Excellent teacher. He taught me technique AND theory. I started classes with him immediately after getting my electric guitar and within the first month I learned so much. Santi is the real deal. Highly recommend.
Fernanda
Santiago is a great teacher. He takes the time to get to know the student personal interests, from there he creates his lesson this way students are highly motivated.
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Mike D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students Male: 11 to 69; Female: 11 to 49
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Mike D.

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Learn to improvise in rock and blues. Build your vocabulary of guitar phrases.
Understand basic music theory and how it is useful. Learn the styles of Clapton, Page, SRV, BB King, Southern Rock, Albert King, Joe Bonnamassa and more.
Study with an experienced professional that will teach you as an individual. Mike loves what he does and can help you get more enjoyment out of the guitar!
Get past the pentatonic scale, book a lesson today!

About Mike

I have 40 years experience helping guitarists get better with more enjoyment. I have taught and played professionally all my life. I have performed at many festivals and concerts. I used to sit in with Les Paul in NYC , I am globally known for my video demos on line. I've been the opening act for

Dave B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Jazz Performance from U-Mass Amherst
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Dave B.

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Whether you're a first day student or a seasoned player, I've probably taught someone just like you before. I especially love teaching theory and fretboard logic, but I can help you learn whatever you're looking to take on.

With every student, I create a specific path for you that gives you what you're looking to learn (aka what got you excited about picking up the guitar in the first place) along with the essentials to help make your journey as smooth as possible. If there isn't quality tab readily available, I'm down to transcribe the tune for you and I guarantee you'll laugh and enjoy yourself (at no extra charge of course).

About Dave

I've been playing the guitar for 25 years now and teaching for nearly two decades. In 2006, I received his BA in Jazz performance from U-Mass Amherst and since then I've performed anywhere from local bars and cafes, in pits for musical theater, as a show band musician for Carnival Cruise Lines and

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Nicole
Had a great lesson with Dave! Fast-paced and challenging, I felt like he really made good use of our time!
Ken Chavez
Dave is the best instructor I could have hoped for. As an older beginner, I was not sure how much I could pick up but I have made good progress in the past year with his lessons. Lots of fun, look forward to learning more riffs and songs!
Samantha
My 11 year old has had weekly guitar lessons from Dave for two years now.
Her knowledge and confidence in playing the guitar, has greatly improved. Dave gets all the credit for that.
He works well with her, is communicative, and is as flexible as he can be, even last minute.
I have, and will continue to recommend Dave to anyone interested in taking guitar lessons

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Average Cost of Blues Guitar Lessons in Lake Arrowhead, CA

The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Lake Arrowhead is $68. 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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"I cannot say enough about Ahmad! Ahmad provides an incredible opportunity for kids to learn about music from a phenomenally talented musician, how to create their own band, how to record, and most importantly how to have a blast while doing it!"
Ellen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"To be honest, I wouldn't know exactly where to begin to write this review so I am going to just speak from the heart - and a little bit of experience. I started with Christian about a month ago. I held off leaving a review because a good teacher of anything shows they are good by also showing how they build off what what they are teaching and how the student reacts to what he/she is being taught.

I can honestly say that Christian has exceeded my expectations, but it might be for the non-musical aspect that he has. As far as ability goes, just watch his videos and you will see he knows much more than necessary to teach anyone else how to play. However, what makes Christian so great at teaching is that he doesn't translate that ability into unreasonable expectations for his students. He realizes the personal nature of music and will help the student achieve their own personal goals and even more, if the student wishes to do so and puts in the practice and effort of learning.

He has been very good at building on what he has previously taught. Christian has also given much attention to where I seem to connect with music, which is personal only to me. I don't connect to music the same as he does. He knows that and makes an effort to see music from the way I am seeing it, at least he does that during our time in the studio together. This helps each student be the best that THEY can be. This is what a good teacher does. A great teacher also, with time, slowly makes himself obsolete. He teaches the student to figure out how to teach themselves. Christian does this as well. It is not his intention to lose students. But he absolutely wants me to see WHY I am doing what I am doing so I can apply that theory to other aspects of the guitar ON MY OWN.

So, I am not saying he is the best teacher out there. "Best" is a funny word anyway. What I am saying is: Christian will help you be as good as you can possibly be within the realm that you want to be in, as long as you want to actually learn the instrument fully by putting in the work -- work is always necessary.

So I should also mention that I am a song writer and a piano player, and have been for over 20 years. That is why I can say I am speaking from experience. I have had instructors before. I know what it is like and I know what to look for. You can't go wrong with Christian, if you are really looking to learn how to play the guitar and get the most out of your dedication to the instrument."
Arty
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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"I've been playing guitar for many years, but Thomas was able to have me look at scales in a new light, and he gave me a good basis for playing the blues. I have several things to practice during the week. Looking forward to the next lesson."
Alan
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Thomas M.
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"I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him."
Cullen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Tim M.
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"Very patient and informative. Allowed me to ask endless questions. Addressed all my concerns and removed any doubt about this arrangement working specifically for me and my schedule. His studio has a very nice setup and it's simplified. We did a breakdown of my experience and focused on setting realistic goals towards my learning process. More than a "Teacher" of music but a "Professor" of guitar methods! He focused in on getting me comfortable with the most basic of finger techniques, finger placement and familiarized with the sections of the solo lead guitar. After an hour's session my mind was put at ease about my ability to be patient with myself. I was never made to feel awkward or out of my league. This caused me to open up and to really focus. Mr.Cole has a great style and passion towards helping me to soak in as much content as possible. His location is within a community that's family orientated. I look forward to being tutored by Mr.Cole over the course of the next year without any complications."
Gregory
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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"Great guy to work with. If you have been playing for a while and the playing is getting no where. See Ahmad! He has tips that will make you a better player."
Norman
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"John is teaching me guitar music theory. I like his relaxed and VERY patient style."
Scott
Took Blues Guitar lessons from John N.
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"It is fun to learn basics with Richard. Looking forward to the next lesson."
Mac
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Richard C.
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"Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!"
Mark Herr
Took Blues Guitar lessons from ryan S.
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"Tim is a passionate instructor and flexible to meet your musical goals. It has been good working with him and I have learned a lot in my Blues Guitar sessions."
Max
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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