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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark B.

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I enjoy teaching people what they want to learn. If they have specific interests, I will show them how to get the results they want. If a general musical education is desired, I will make suggestions as to what would be good for them. With over 35 years of teaching experience, I have found many different ways to communicate how and why the whole thing works on different levels.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.
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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
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Steven B.

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I have been teaching acoustic guitar part time since 1972 and full time since 1998. From beginning level to advanced, I teach virtually all styles of music using flat picking and finger picking methods.

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 fo

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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.

Paul S.

9 Reviews
Novato, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Paul S.

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I have been teaching acoustic guitar for the last 5 years. I can help you learn more about open/bar chords, finger picking, palm muting, scales, power chords, and soloing/improvisation. We can also work on learning your favorite tunes and maybe writing of some of your own! I am here to help you achieve your goals as a guitar player. We'll start with what you are currently interested in learning and expand outwards from there. Feel free to message me and we'll take it from there!

About Paul

I am a composer, professional musician and music educator. I have recorded and performed with many different artists, but am best known for my work with the Central Coast band Still Time. Starting in 2004, Still Time steadily expanded from a local college band to a national touring act and we succe

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Nadia S.
Paul has been an incredible teacher. He is helping me learn the guitar and I’m a lot further ahead then I thought Id be. He is also helping me with my song writing and composing. I highly recommend him.
Jeffrey
absolutely brilliant bass player. he's great at breaking things down in a way that you'll understand and he's extremely supportive.
Robyn
Inspirational! I love working with Paul. He is patient, fun, and incredibly talented and versatile.

I have improved so much working with him-- and he's also a really great person and all around cool guy.

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Tim M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tim M.

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I prefer to teach students based on their music preference by designing the lessons to focus on their favorite songs that can be used to explain instrument technique or music theory

About Tim

I'm a multi instrumentalist with a decade of performing and teaching experience on the bass, guitar, piano, cello, sitar, and more. Ive performed on the Grammys, toured internationally, and studied music in a multitude of styles on many instruments, including a bachelors degree from University o

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Peter Q B.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Peter Q B.

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Strum, solo, compose, sing and back yourself up. What can't you do with a guitar? We'll learn the tunes you want to learn along with the theory behind them. I might back you up on bass, guitar, or piano. We'll get right to playing music as fast as possible.

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.
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Matthew H.

132 Reviews
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Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Matthew H.

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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with various members of Heart & Bad Company & Former Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.
2020 Update - I'm Pacific NW Guitarist for Rudy Parris from "NBC TV's The Voice!" Go Team Blake -

Teaching Acoustic Guitar Is My Specialty.. Been Playing & Performing For 35 years now!

About Matthew

Learn How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! See How Associates Of Mine Made it On “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Learn Easy Achievable "Baby Steps" To Get You Started. 12 Steps

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Jerry H.
Matthew is brilliant!! Im signing up for more lessons because of the great chemistry we have online. He’s amazing at making music simple, straightforward and interesting. Can’t wait for my future lessons! Thanks Matthew!
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Joel
Great instructor. Very patient. I learned a whole lot!

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"I had years of experience playing but knew little about theory which is why I started lessons. Lucian is incredibly knowledgeable and learning theory from him has been a valued learning experience. My initial goal was to learn and blend a style with my own unique musical preferences and tastes which we were able to achieve in what seemed like record time. He also had me playing a song I never thought I’d be able to play after only a few weeks. I would highly recommend Lucian regardless of experience and familiarity with music and guitar"
Colin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lucian W.
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"Dave is a great teacher and has helped me for 2 years whenever I have a problem he takes time out of the lesson to help me on a specific instruction. He pushes me to do better but we still go at a place we’re I am comfortable."
Julian
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dave M.
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"Eric is very easy to work with and has a lot of patience. His depth of knowledge will suit a number of playing styles. He's been accommodating with schedule as things have come up on both sides requiring some flexibility. Overall, great experience through the first couple of lessons so don't hesitate to reach out to him."
Christopher
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric L.
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"Great instructor, well organized and easy to get along with"
Tony
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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"Billy is great! He is super patient with me and really tries to make sure I understand the basics instead of just memorizing chords. His style is very easy-going and engaging. I definitely recommend Billy as a teacher, especially for beginners."
Ariana
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Billy D.
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"Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!"
Nick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Peter C.
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"Andrea is a caring and attentive teacher who made me feel at ease right from the start and helped my learning a great deal. Would recommend to anyone. He is also slightly overqualified lol (check out his bio)."
Luke B.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Last November I began playing the guitar. Like most beginners I learned the basic chords (G,C,D,etc.). It wasn't much but you'd be surprised how many songs you could play with these few chords.

A few months ago, I decided it was time to learn more and sharpen my skills... starting with the basics (including reading guitar music). I decided to check out TakeLessons because I knew I could have the lessons in the comfort of my own home. So, I began researching and found Tim's profile.

If you are looking for a solid foundation in learning the guitar and feeling encouraged to push through (even if you think you can't play that one chord) I'd highly recommend Tim. Tim provides students with a guitar manual that is easy to understand and helps build one skill at a time. Like building a brick wall, the book has you put one brick on top of the other as you go through the book. In time, you will be surprised how much you've learned!

Beginners, Intermediate/Advance players if you're looking for a guitar teacher that will help you sharpen your skills and encourage you along the way... I'd highly recommend him as a guitar teacher!"
Olivia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Jordan is a very diligent musician and great to work with. He was the musician for my wedding and the songs turned out great. He was always helpful teaching me new things as a friend and would definitely recommend him as a teacher. Just an all around great guy to learn from and work with."
Weston
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Steven is awesome! He's very patient, encouraging, thorough and most of all he makes it fun. After only 4.5 months of once-weekly he has me jamming to several of my favorite songs! Thanks, Steven!"
Chad
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Steven B.
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