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Russell S.

22 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $120
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your music skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
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Farrokh S.

16 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hindi
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Farrokh S.

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Professional recording engineer working in the industry for over 3 years
Studied music production at Berklee College of Music

About Farrokh

I have been playing guitar, piano, bass, ukulele and drums for 11 years now (teaching for 8 years). As a teenager I started playing all kinds of music and quickly became obsessed. At the age of 21 (2013) I went to Berklee College of Music where I studied guitar, composition and music production fo

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Robert F.
He's a good guy.
I'm not young, and I'm hard to teach music theory to, but he was patient, and is helping me figure a way into learning important stuff that I find kinda dry and not fun to practice. (I'm a good player, but music theory is very challenging to me.)
Delilah F.
My daughter enjoyed the first lesson very much! Looking forward to more!

Mauricio O.

11 Reviews
Gardena, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mauricio O.

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Everything you should know and how to use basic digital audio recording software. I am a Pro-tools certified

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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Thomas M.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (Minors in Religion and Philosophy) from Bucknell University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Thomas M.

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Why don't my recordings sound like that? We have all asked the question. A phenomenally produced record has a certain shimmer to it; an airy, open feeling as if the music just floats effortlessly through the air. The Kick is punchy and thick. The Snare sounds like someone is snapping an oak branch in concert hall. The Vocal seems to just sit in the mix perfectly over the defined yet MASSIVE Bass part. There are three main components to a great recording: 1) An amazing performance 2) high quality equipment 3) Sound Engineering skill.

The first two criteria are out of my hands (I will say that getting a good take will ALWAYS be better than doing a great edit. I will also say that high quality does not always mean high price. That being said, when you get past a certain cost threshold on things like Microphones, Preamps, and A/D Coverters, it will make your mixing significantly easier as you will be dealing with a more 'natural sounding' raw file).

The third component, skill, can ...

About Thomas

I LOVE to teach and I am looking for a few more motivated students online and at my home studio on Merritt Island, Florida. Lessons are fun and motivating! Beginning students learn songs that they love while also learning basic theory and instrument technique. Advanced students will have their mind

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Jason
Tom taught my daughter for almost 3 years before moving back East. We were very sad, he is the best! My daughter always left her lessons happy and I could definitely hear her progress over time which was awesome! Highly recommend!
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thank you from first timer.
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Marie H.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Marie H.

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Online Music Recording Teacher

Growing as a musician and producer has been a remarkably fulfilling path and my passion for sharing that adventure is what drives my excitement for teaching. I hope to bring positive energy and insight to all my students’ lessons and help them grow. I am interested in working with students of all ages, and enjoy helping with everything — learning how to sing or improve vocal technique, learning how to play piano, cover favorite artists, perform, record, navigate ProTools of Logic or digital/analog synths. I you have a specific goal or project in mind, long or short term I'd love to help!

About Marie

Marie is a music theory junkie and music production nerd. She spends most of her free time petting her adorable Aussie puppies, Max & Bug. When she gets around to it she writes songs and produces them from the ground up in her home studio. She has spent innumerable hours analyzing Wagner’s Ring cyc

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Rae
Marie has helped me with refining my sound and getting back into singing with proper technique. Her feedback is constructive and she has an intuition for how to coach a vocalist even over Zoom. Fantastic!
Isabel C Parra
"My name is Lily. I am 6 years old. I think Marie is an awesome piano teacher because she is kind, focused, patient, and nice. And also, I really, really, really like her singing voice and I like it when she sings along when I play. I feel happy with her as my teacher because after each lesson, I feel more focused. Thank you, Marie!!"
(Transcribed by Isabel, Lily's mom)
Raquelle
Marie is an awesome piano teacher. I have learned so many songs in only a few months. I love that she does online classes.
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Nicholas C.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks english, spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Music from Wayne State University
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Nicholas C.

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Online Music Recording Teacher

Having worked both as a performer and engineer in various studios throughout metro-Detroit, I have the experience to teach my students not only how to play a quality studio track but also how to develop that track to its highest potential using technology.

About Nicholas

Detroit native, Nicholas C. K., demonstrated an innate musical talent from a young age. His command of piano, guitar, trumpet and bass progressed to studies at both Columbia University in Chicago and Wayne State University in Detroit. Since age 16 Nic has toured the country sharing the stage with a

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Edward
Patient and laid back, Nic took time to understand my goals and has created a reasonable plan for this older student to accommodate.
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Rebecca C.
He is great

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Average Cost of Music Recording Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music recording lessons in Los Angeles is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $300 per hour.
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"Hey Everybody My Man Prophet X is a Awesome Teacher he has been really teaching me so much in this music industry you need to jump on his teachings he is v erst in Music Rapping songwriting in more in the music field i recommend him highly if you are already all the above im sure it is more he can teach you."
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Took Music Recording lessons from Prophet C.
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"Milton has been a really good fit for our son, because he is easy-going, knowledgeable and always comes ready to teach something new. His relaxed style suits our household without seeming unprofessional, and he is extremely encouraging. These lessons all started during a rough medical situation for our son, and Milton just rolled with it, making sure our son created music and didn't focus only on his health. It also gave our son something positive and creative to work on, making him feel less like an invalid and more like a musician. Overall, we have been so happy with Milton and would highly recommend him to anyone."
Michelle
Took Music Recording lessons from Milton J.
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"This spring semester started off very stressful, but after getting James to tutor me for my music business class it have been a big relief. My grades started going back up and the biggest accomplishment of them all is that I passed my class with a B+. “Thank god out of all the teachers on takelessons.com I chose him.”

James is very caring and understanding and most definitely knows his stuff when it comes to Music business. He really cares about his student’s and really wants to see them win , even when he’s not on the clock with you at the moment he randomly sends you helpful tips and interesting reading files that can help you along the way to become a success artist. I will most definitely keep him around while I'm on my Musical Journey ! and If I were you I would too."
Jeyney J
Took Music Recording lessons from James W.
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"Paul is an amazing teacher and mentor. Today we tackled harmonies while recording and it was so special to me. Paul is dedicated to his craft and his students. He prepares for each lesson, whether vocal or piano, and pushes me further along while reinforcing what we learned previously. He's just the perfect balance of strict and encouraging, always leaving me with a lesson that I had not anticipated and a whole lot of fun. I am so happy I found a teacher as great as Paul, he is truly one of a kind!"
Amber Williams
Took Music Recording lessons from Paul W.
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"I had an issue with my in home studio setup and Tanisha helped me get to the bottom of my issue. She knows a lot about recording software, much more than a lot of others who claim to teach recording. I also appreciate how she is willing to spend extra time without even charging just to make sure I understand completely!"
Melody Stuart
Took Music Recording lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Wonderful teacher. Made everything simple and clear."
Lexy
Took Music Recording lessons from Ramona D.
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"She was very good and really knew what she was doing and explained things very well!"
Jo-Anne
Took Music Recording lessons from Summer L.
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"Best instructor ever"
Mari Anne
Took Music Recording lessons from Fawn A.
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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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"Frankie is absolutely amazing!!! He's highly recommended and solve the critical issues very quickly and efficient !!! Really appreciated his work !"
Chris
Took Music Recording lessons from Frankie P.
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