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Edwin I.

116 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Instrumental - Guitar from University of Miami
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Edwin I.

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All styles - strumming, fingerpicking
All genres - pop, folk, blues, rock, R&B, singer/songwriter, classical, world, etc.
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
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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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Vic
Edwin is an excellent guitar teacher and I had an excellent first lesson with Edwin.
Gustav
looking forward to our next lesson!
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Kory I.

26 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $20
  • Music, Business Major from Cal Poly Pomona
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kory I.

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I've been playing guitar for about 10 years and have a lot of experience playing in metal bands, jazz bands and alternative bands. In addition I have access to both electric and acoustic guitars, and have a great home studio perfect for practicing. Whether you are just getting started, or want to learn advanced guitar techniques/soloing, I can help get you there with my knowledge, experience, and insights.

About Kory

I graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in Music, and have taught lessons for 10 years. I performed in Jazz Combo, Concert Choir, and Vocal Jazz, and played in numerous concerts and competitions. In addition, I am a songwriter, and have written many songs for my own band, and for other clients. I a

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Addison B.
My son has just had his 1st lesson and he's ecstatic, he asked when he could take his next lesson; fortunately, Kory could get him in for another lesson this week.
I'm pleased that he's excited to finally learn to play his guitar.
Robert F.
What a patient, knowledgeable teacher. I really forward to a music journey with him.
Gregory
Awesome teacher
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Amir M.

3 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • LTCL Diploma on classical guitar from Trinity Collage of London
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amir M.

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I have been teaching guitar full time from very young age its been about 12 years. and I have been helping many individuals to achieve their musical goals. I would encourage my students to learn essential elements of music properly and build the proper foundation from the start. building the good foundation doesn't mean to be boring it can be really fun at the same time. when you understand and be able to see the use of it in the process.

About Amir

I grew up in a family of musicians and at a very young age developed an avid interest in Playing guitar, which have influenced me ever since. started learning guitar with my father who is a professional guitar teacher as well. at 2006 traveled to Spain to study with world known Flamenco Masters. in

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Phillip S.
Making tremendous progress working with Amir! He truly understands body mechanics as well as how you learn. He is extremely advanced in Flamemco performance and instruction.
David S.
Amir is sensitive always on time master of his art and is a great teacher
Adrian N.
Amir is a very good guitar teacher. I play classical guitar and I wanted to also learn Flamenco. Amir is specialized in this art-form and passionate about it. He has a lot of patience, and explains the concepts clearly. He also looks carefully at every aspect of my playing, pin-pointing and correcting errors I make that otherwise I would not be aware of. He is always ready to answer questions and insists that I play that piece of music very well, before going further. After only a few weeks with Amir my flamenco started to sound very well, and I am confident that soon I will play at the speed and accuracy that this music form demands. I look forward to many more great lessons with Amir.

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sean S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 1991
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sean S.

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My guarantee to you is this. I will teach you want you need to know but we will use the songs or music that you like as the example of how the technical and theoretical aspects of music work.

I will show you how to play your favorite song at your first lesson!

About sean

Music has always been my release and given me a sense of joy and hope. One of the primary objectives for me as a teacher is to get my students to have these feelings towards music as well. The way I do this is to connect with each student as an individual. Once I understand the type of music they e

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Kevin T.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin T.

6 Reviews
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I offer packed sessions that will wear you out with the fun of progress. Parents tell me that I have a wonderful way with there kids and my adult students are blown away by their own progress. I have a number of budding stars that are learning how to play in a band, how to perform as a soloist, or how to combine singing with learning the guitar. I've been performing for 40+ years so I share what I know from an entertainers perspective. My emphasis with you will be on teaching strum/picking techniques, bar chords, chord progressions & the music theory it is based on. I will cover a broad range of playing styles. I teach professionals & beginners.

About Kevin

Hi there, I am not going to bore you with all of the wonderful things I've achieved as a professional entertainer. I'd rather tell you what I can do for your quest. This is a very creative pursuit where the right coach can help you go 70mph instead of 20mph. In either case you would make some progr

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Dennis
I would definitely recommend Kevin for anyone who want to attain there music goals. Kevin is professional and experienced in what he teaches. Whatever avenue you choose he, will help you get there. He also makes learning fun which relieves stress and nervousness. He has been an excellent teacher. I have learned and grown much with his guidance. He has taught me to believe in myself and my potential as a musician. To have confidence in myself and my talent. He has taught me how to set goals and to attain those goals. Awesome teacher.
Phillip
Kevin is a great teacher who “Toylor’s” lessons to fit my son’s abilities. This has Developed my son into a superb musician, and he is still improving.
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Andrew D.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew D.

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My goal is not so much teaching one how to play an instrument, but more broadly, to help one cultivate their own living musicality. My own areas of practice, study, and specialization are in free improvisation, sound art/Sonic sculpture, conceptual performance, and songwriting/composition. I've explored a vast number of different styles and genre. Jazz, classical, folk and bluegrass, spirituals, blues, punk rock, contemporary ghospel, electronic dance and ambient, to name a few... I love working with kids, I love teaching any age any skill level, I promise to listen, and fine tune our lesson to fit your specific personality and needs.

About Andrew

Cultivating a Living Musicality. A music practice is an opportunity for self growth and an exercise for our minds and awareness. It is my intention to provide lessons that; effectively balance theory and practice, patiently support and validate each students unique learning process, encourage

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Yasmina
My daughter loved her first lesson with Andrew and has been making time to practice on her own. She looks forward to many more lessons to come
James K.
My son loves the piano lessons that Andrew provides! He looks forward to them. And we have noticed he sounds great!
Mike C.
Just what I was looking for.

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"If you want to learn how to play guitar then give Ahmad a try. I've been going for 1 year and have learned a lot. Ahmad is great. He can adapt the lesson to fit your needs and knows how to explain things without overwhelming you. I'm very glad I decided to take lessons here instead of picking up bad habits from my musician friends!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"We were thoroughly impressed by Joe's approach to teaching music. He has a holistic approach that includes explaining how music relates to someone's ability to express his or herself. He also spends time explaining how guitar (lead) relates to the other instruments within a band. Then he proceeded to use RockSmith to help my son finally nail those cords, which he successfully did after a few tries. We are enthusiastic about our son continuing his musical journey with Joe."
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Took Guitar lessons from Joe B.
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Took Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"I am so lucky have Jason as my daughter's electric guitar teacher. He is very professional, he knows what to teach and how to teach my daughter based on her level. My daughter really learned a lot from the first 5 lessons that she just completed. Of course I will sign her up to continue with Jason. Jason is also a very nice teacher. He never mind to teach extra time if he finds my daughter is still with passion to the music of the class, and Jason even lend his own guitar to my daughter for her jazz band audition. Thank you so much Jason!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"Michelle is here to teach me what I need to learn and not just what I want to learn like to learn. Some teachers just want to make a quick buck and show me a song without basics...it slowed me down even more. So I am very happy to have chosen a female and a knowledgeable one with lots of patience."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Halec always makes the most of the time in each lesson and is really patient and helpful for someone brand new to guitar like me. He also gives clear direction on how to get the most out of practicing and sets clear expectations for how your skills will progress over time. It's been a great start to learning guitar!"
Jane
Took Guitar lessons from Halec S.
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"The first lesson was excellent. Robert has a great relaxed style."
Michael
Took Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"Kevin has been great with my 9 yr old daughter. He is patient and thoughtful. He challenges her every week. We are so happy to have you as her teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Kevin D.
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Guitar Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

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From classical to metal, and acoustic to electric, our private guitar lessons are taught by qualified instructors who come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each guitar instructor's specialties are listed in their profile, along with details on their musical background, photos, student feedback and availability. Lessons are offered at studio locations throughout Los Angeles, and some of our instructors will even travel to you if you prefer in-home lessons in surrounding Los Angeles locations.

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