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Jeff S.

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Pasadena, CA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate Arts Degree and Bachelor's Degree in music from AA from Pasadena City College, BA from Cal State Los Angeles
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Jeff S.

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Almost all forms popular music in America got it's start in the blues. Musical genres such as both jazz and rock have their roots deeply in the blues. Some blues songs, such as Stormy Monday by T. Bone Walker were using basic blues chord patterns, but then on the 6th measure of each verse, T Bone would throw in a standard jazz chord progression. G9, Am7, Bm7, Bb13, Am7, D7b9, G9, followed by C9 back to the G9 and then the verse would end on a dominant 5th chord with a #9th, [D7#9]. This is where the 2 genres sometimes started to really mix with each other. Blues is the foundation where this all began. Rock and roll on the other hand, stayed closer to older and simpler blues chord progressions and licks, but played the tempos far quicker than a blues song would play, and the rhythm section would also play a lot more aggressively than a blues band would. Early rock and roll stayed very close to the original and more simple chord progressions of the earlier blues songs.
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About Jeff

Hi, my name is Jeff. I received my Bachelors' in Music from Cal State Los Angeles and have taught music for over 30 years. I've played with the Drifters, Tower of Power, Brenda White, and Bobby Bradford. I have lead bands that have included alumni from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Jerry Lee Lewis, C

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Pat M.
I have been seeing Jeff for about 3 years. I was an old folkie - with no time to practice - for about 50 years, but finally my wife bought me some lessons when I retired. Hit it off with Jeff immediately. He really knows the music I want - which in my case is classic rock - but he can do pretty much anything you need. Still give him 5 stars!
Richard R.
I immediately felt at ease with Jeff and it did not take him long to figure me out and point me in the right direction. Looking forward to many more lessons with him. I wish I lived here so it could be on a more regular basis. But happy with what I CAN get. Thanks Jeff!
James A.
My Aunty is turning 80 this weekend and I decided to learn how to play Happy Birthday on the ukulele as a surprise for her. Jeff not only helped me accomplish my goal but also got me started on other songs as well. His patience and enthusiastic personality made the lessons not ony productive but personable as well!!! 2 thumbs up to an awesome instructor!!!!!

Kimberly A.

37 Reviews
Monrovia, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Art Foundations and Photography from Kansas City Art Institue
  • Teaching since 2000
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Kimberly A.

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I teach all sub-genres of blue...Texas, Chicago, Jump, slide, jazz-blues, and blues/rock. I have been teaching this style for 15 years.

I am very patient and adjust areas of study to fit my students goals.

About Kimberly

I started playing music around the Kansas City area twenty five years ago. I graduated from The University of Southern California with a degree in studio/jazz guitar (cum laude). While at USC, I received a merit scholarship and an award for professional leadership and service within her department

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Mike R.

Pasadena, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike R.

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My guitar lessons are unique, because I incorporate many different genres of music in my teaching. I tailor each lesson to the specific needs of the individual, and pace the lessons to the speed of learning for each student.

About Mike

Hello, my name is Mike and I have over 20 years of playing experience. I've been teaching for 10 years and can teach any level from beginners to advanced. I'm a pretty laid back guy but I am thorough and expect effort from all my students. I really enjoy teaching and look forward to meeting you!

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Tyler J.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students Male: 9 and up; Female: 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Music from Towson State University
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Tyler J.

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Children and adults alike benefit from and enjoy the personalized elements of our teaching style. We provide students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and techniques necessary to become skilled musicians, and are always happy to help students work toward their individual goals for learning. We believe strongly that learning should be fun. We work hard to ensure an enjoyable learning experience. In making sure that students enjoy what they are learning, we add value to the skills that are taught, by fostering a true appreciation for the joy music can bring.

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Children and adults alike benefit from and enjoy the personalized elements of our teaching style. We provide students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and techniques necessary to become skilled musicians, and are always happy to help students work toward their individual goals for learnin

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Rob C.

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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Music Performance and Music Composition from Adelphi University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rob C.

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I am a multi-instrumentalist, SInger-songwriter with a Youtube channel of over 7500 subscribers. I have been teaching music professionally for over 10 years. I am comfortable teaching students of all ages and interests. I am most comfortable teaching rock, blues, pop and some jazz but currently teach students classical, metal and other genres as well.

I will cater the lessons to your specific goals and interests while trying to incorporate music theory and general music knowledge.

About Rob

I am a multi-instrumentalist, SInger-songwriter with a Youtube channel of over 7500 subscribers. I have been teaching music professionally for over 10 years. I am comfortable teaching students of all ages and interests. I am most comfortable teaching rock, blues, pop and some jazz but currently tea

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Carol-Anne
Rob is a fantastic teacher. He is one of the rare ones--an extremely talented performer who works professionally in that capacity and also actually knows how to teach and impart his knowledge to others. He really understands how to explain things, is passionate about music, and has tailored the lessons to my goals. He is able to answer any and all questions I have about theory, and can relate it to the other instruments I play because he plays so many instruments himself. I highly recommend him.

Tyler M.

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Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Tyler M.

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I try to tailor each lesson to the individual student.

About Tyler

In 2013, I was privileged to play at the Grand Ole Opry.

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Shon M.
Tyler is a wonder and talented musician who teaches. I have found the norm is that talented musicians play and the rest teach. Tyler does both wonderfully! He's a creative and encouraging teacher who know how to take complex material and explain it in a way anyone can understand! I highly recommend him to whoever is interested in learning a musical Instrument!

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Average Cost of Blues Guitar Lessons in Montclair, CA

The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Montclair is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Stan is obviously both knowledgeable and talented but he is also a very good teacher and will tailor your lessons not only to your ability but also to your own personal goals

Stan has my highest recommendation"
Cullen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Stan M.
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"He is very good with a slow learner. Lots of patients."
Bruce
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I always had a passion to learn to play the guitar but could never find an instructor who was patient or willing to have fun throughout the lessons, if you're looking to learn amazing guitar techniques and/or songs you've always loved listening to but could never figure out how to play them, Christian's the guitar instructor for you!! He taught me everything I needed to know to progress in my playing and because of him im still going strong 3 years later. Highly reccomend this instructor!"
Kurt
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Christian T.
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"I only had a few lessons with Alex before I moved away, but both my ability and my understanding of theory grew dramatically. Thanks Alex for giving me that push to get started."
Tom
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"I found Andrea to be an attentive, caring teacher with a positive attitude and a fun sense of humour. He is also highly qualified (check out his profile). I had not played guitar since high school, and was unsure that I would be able to pick it up again because it's been so long, but Andrea helped me get my confidence back. Would recommend to anyone seeking to improve their guitar skills or just learn the basics."
Luca
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I chose to take up the guitar later in life (after retirement). I did not read music nor did I feel that I had any rhythm. William was extremely patient with me and brought me to levels that far exceeded my expectations. William has a rare ability to be able to put a person at ease and reduce their tension level. Sometimes it was through playing and sometimes through playing. He was able to read my apprehension level very well and seemed to always choose the correct method. I moved away from the area and thus far have not found a guitar teacher with the same abilities. Regardless of age or ability, I would recommend William to anyone. Were it not so expensive I would gladly fly back to Phoenix once a week to continue my lessons with William."
Ron M
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Ahmad has opened up the world of music to me. Before I started taking lessons with Ahmad, music was simply something I enjoyed listening to, but was a bit of an abstraction. I had always wanted to learn an instrument, specifically the guitar, but had suffered an injury to my finger when I was a teenager and thought there was little point in trying with a significant handicap. Now at middle age I decided to try anyway.

For two years I've been taking lessons with Ahmad every week or two and have found a lifelong hobby. Ahmad has been patient and understanding to my level of ability and has guided me to not only improve dramatically my level of playing, but also has taught me the basic fundamentals of music which makes me appreciate listening to and playing music more than I ever had. Ahmad is a gifted teacher who can quickly uncover and fix fundamental problems with technique and builds lesson plans to teach one how to play the guitar as a musical instrument.

I am so happy I found Ahmad. He has given me a lifelong passion to improve my playing and a deeper understanding of the music I've loved my entire life. If you've ever thought about learning the guitar, do yourself a favor and see Ahmad now."
Mike
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"A great instructor, very patient and prepared, helped become a much more advanced player. Strongly recommend!"
Lisa
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Nils is very knowledgeable and can help you with growing as a guitar player. He can help you have a better understanding of theory and how to apply it, knows a lot about gear, and has a wide array of skills so he can teach many different songs and concepts."
Daniel
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"I've been taking guitar lessons across the country since 1975, and Mark is the best instructor I've ever had. His expertise on the instrument is only surpassed by his ability to make something complicated appear simple for the student. I've had more fun taking lessons and practicing in the past 6 months as Mark's student than I have in the previous 40 years. I highly recommend him."
Steve
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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