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Ahmad G.

230 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Ahmad G.

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I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

About Ahmad

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with

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Benjamin
I have been playing guitar for many years. And before I met Ahmad, I worked with many teachers. However none of them had much of a systematic approach. Ahmad does! And I have come to realize how important it is to study this instrument in the right sequence or something pretty close. The thing I appreciate the most is that Ahmad has taught me musicality. He has taught me how to follow the chords when soloing. Prior to our lessons it was a daunting task for me. Now landing on the "pretty" notes has become very easy. It makes me so happy. I believe such experience is very precious. To me it's the charm of music!
He has solid, professional theoretical and practical skills. He is super organized. His explanations are very clear. In addition, he is funny so the process is very pleasant. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate guitar player, I can guarantee that you can learn a lifetime of knowledge from him.
Kris
After having been a student of Ahmad's for over a year now, I can earnestly say he is a quality instructor unlike any I've had before. He shapes each individual class specifically to what your guitar goals are, creating incredibly detailed and thorough handouts and exercises to help you get there. I am the type of student who learns best with a well-defined regime laid out clearly in front of me. His handouts are a perfect match for my learning style and you can tell the years of experience and knowledge that has gone into creating each one. He is also a very adaptive teacher helping me surpass some rhythm barriers in unique and creative ways. He had helped me gain a new appreciation and understanding for music theory and most importantly he helps keep it fun.
Tammy
When my son moved to the area, he began playing guitar for the first time. His job kept him very busy, so he wanted to find a guitar instructor where his time would be well spent. Below is his review of Ahmad.

You would be hard-pressed to find an instructor as excellent as Ahmad. With his help, I made an incredible amount of progress on guitar in a matter of months. His lessons are precise and organized, and I always left the lesson feeling like I learned a ton of new stuff. He strikes a great balance between requiring excellence as well as giving encouragement and making sure it's always fun. In a few months, I went from knowing close to nothing about music to being able to play my favorite songs from start to finish. As I have left the area, I will miss Ahmad's lessons, but I'm thankful for getting him to start my journey into the world of music!
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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Steven B.

24 Reviews
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I have been a studio recording artist since 1979, playing piano, organ, synthesizers, acoustic and electric guitar and electric bass. I will teach you the basics of studio recording, how to make the most out of your time in the studio, and let you in on the "insider secrets" that recording artists use to set them apart!

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music f

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.
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Zachary W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zachary W.

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Hello and welcome! According to the student's specific needs, we will learn the basics of mic placement, mixing and mastering, and much more. The curriculum is accessible to students working with any Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) with special focus on recording and editing in a home studio.

About Zachary

As a professional composer, producer, sound designer, and trombonist based out of Atlanta, GA I love to teach. I received my Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Trombone Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music in Cleveland, Ohio and have taught for the past 10 years. Currently, I am wor

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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Sign Language (Very basic), English
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
  • Teaching since 2001
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Rachel M.

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Learn how to use a studio microphone to your advantage to get the best sound(s) and take(s).

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-su

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.
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Steven E.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Guitar performance from MI
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Steven E.

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Hello! I've worked in major recording studios in Hollywood. I produce music all the time and I can help you produce your own music as well as learn an instrument and help with songwriting. Send me a message if you have any questions.

About Steven

Steve is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and record producer. He currently is a music director at his local church and holds a degree from one of the best contemporary music schools. At GIT he had an opportunity to study and play with some of the best musicians in the world. Stev

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KEVIN
It was our first lesson and went over a lot of material. I’m excited to learn from Steven, he seems very knowledgeable and easy to understand.
Avian G.
Great start with Steven. Can't wait for the next lesson!
Edozie E.
Steve has been teaching my two boys piano for a few months now and it’s been great. My kids are 6 and 7 and had never played an instrument before. They absolutely love their lessons and have made a ton of progress in the short time since they started. I would recommend Steve for any music lesson needs you have.
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Camilo G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music from Fundación Universitaria Bellas artes
  • Teaching since 2012
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Camilo G.

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Hello, hope you're having a wonderful day!

To begin describing my lessons I have to say that I am an energetic and positive human being overall! I truly believe that we are able to learn anything faster if we have fun in the process. My online classroom is located in my recording studio, which is a professionally treated space (with industry standard analog gear). This course will focus on recording techniques, achieving a professional sound, editing, mixing and mastering, which are essential skills that a modern music producer should acquire.

P.S. I'm a professional musician and music producer with more than 15 years of experience.

About Camilo

Hello, I hope you're doing great! I am a professional guitar player and music producer. I graduated from Fundación Universitaria Bellas Artes with a Bachelors of Music, specifically electric guitar. My students can expect an enthusiastic and positive teacher, that will give them plenty of fun exe

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"I found Scott’s expertise and approach to teaching music recording to be most impressive! He is highly skilled at determining the level necessary to explain the recording process and consistently thorough in making sure that every step is clearly understood before moving on to the next. I learned a lot from Scott in a short amount of time and would highly recommend him."
Erica
Took Music Recording lessons from Scott K.
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"Randy is a wonderful mentor in music for my son

My biggest thanks goes to you for mentoring, caring for and guiding my son during his young adult days. You are a very powerful figure in his life, and for this I am most grateful.
Lynn M."
Lynn
Took Music Recording lessons from Randy L.
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"My lessons involve music recording, including editing and arranging.

David quickly discovered what I do know what I desired and need to learn. He has helped me to make tremendous progress in just the three lessons. I look forward to each session. He has been able to make some very complex information simple and interesting. He proceeds at my pace and never complains when I need even the simplest things explained. I was so lucky to find him!"
Rod
Took Music Recording lessons from David C.
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"I'm a vocalist, and Jarod knows how to encourage me, push me, and get the most out of a recording session. He is a perfectionist and won't allow for mediocre sessions. I will return to his studio in the future!"
Ashlee
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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"Eric knows how to get the best performance from an artist. I look forward to doing more projects with him."
Karena
Took Music Recording lessons from Eric J.
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"Jarod is genuinely interested in helping his clients exceed their goals, and he cares a lot about getting the best outcome for the project. I would definitely work with him again and refer him to others."
Susan
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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"Jeremie is a good listener and I think he really got what it was that I wanted to learn. He wasn't up on the latest version of Garageband for ipad, but he knew the basic stuff from past versions. This was only my first lesson, so I haven't spent enough time to give a deeper review. Jeremie seems very nice."
Geri
Took Music Recording lessons from Jeremie W.
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Took Music Recording lessons from Summer L.
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"Will was everything I expected. I was looking for someone to teach naturally as opposed to rote (boring) learning. I'm sure Will can do rote but he did what I asked.

He really knows his music and can teach in a way that gets my son directly into actually playing music, which is exactly what I was after.

He’s really flexible and can take anything and turn it into something good.

The pace was spot-on, matching perfectly the maximum my son could understand at the time.

I think my son learnt the absolute maximum he could in that short space of time and he learned a LOT."
Eban
Took Music Recording lessons from Will F.
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"Wonderful teacher. Made everything simple and clear."
Lexy
Took Music Recording lessons from Ramona D.
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