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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
Learn the basics of rhythm and tonality so you can play the music you're most interested in.

Intermediate
Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs.

Advanced
Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Kathryn and Melissa though. Please check out their profiles: Kathryn - Singing, Guitar, Bass, Piano, Ukulele https:

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Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Kathryn M.

Sunnyvale, CA
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  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Kathryn M.

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I am a passionate song writer and musician based in the Bay Area! I love opening up the world of music to people not yet familiar. I know how important a great teacher can be in a persons life. I am flexible in how I teach, as I find the most important part of a great guitar lesson is finding a pace that works for the individual-- one that keeps them both stimulated, inspired, and excited to learn expression through playing guitar. I like to approach music in a way that merges important concepts and allows for my student to be able to transfer their skills from instrument to instrument and to be able to speak about music in a way that will enable collaboration.

About Kathryn

I have been working with kids and teens in music since 2015. I have been a counselor at a music camp in Sunnyvale with kids ages 5-18 for two years, 2019 and 2020, helping them learn guitar, drums, bass, and vocals, learn songs of their choice, and how to play in a band setting with three or four o

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Ahmad G.

223 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
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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.

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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 wit

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I have been meaning to write this review for a while. I have been coming to Ahmad for lessons for about 6 months. I have tried on two occasions to learn guitar from other instructors but quickly became frustrated and gave up. My time with Ahmad has been a completely different experience. He is a fantastic instructor and he focuses on building the fundamentals. Using a foreign language as an analogy, my other instructors started by just teaching me how to pronounce different phrases, without teaching what the individual words meant or how to modify the sentences. Ahmad starts by teaching the vocabulary and how to construct any sentence you want. He is very patient, sends you home with excellent lessons to practice, and once you get to the point where you simply need time to improve technique before you can advance any further, he switches to teaching basic music theory, so that you can continue to learn while you wait for your hands to catch up with your brain.

If you want to spend the least amount of money on guitar lessons, I would encourage you to go learn from some college kid, as you will spend $80 on one or two lessons and then just give up. If you want to actually learn how to play guitar, come see Ahmad.
Tim
I have been working with Ahmad for over a year now. I spent some time trying to learn guitar myself, from books and from online teachers, but was never able to make any real progress until I met Ahmad. Immediately he was able to move me in the right direction through 1 on 1 tutoring and by providing me with the right materials to build my confidence and skills. As a person with a family and somewhat demanding job it's always tough to find the time to work on guitar practice, but Ahmad works with me and paces everything well to build my skills while keeping it fun and challenging. It's always a delight to join Ahmad for lessons - his studio is convenient (with easy free street parking) and comfortable with nice natural light.
I can't recommend Ahmad highly enough - He's an absolute pleasure to work with. He's friendly, considerate, and an amazing guitar teacher. Since starting guitar lessons with Ahmad my playing has risen to a new level and my enjoyment of guitar in general his increased exponentially. I find myself always looking forward to my lessons!
Ivan
Ahmad brought my playing to a new level in a very short period of time. I had been stuck and not making much progress with my improvisational skills for the better part of a year when I first started lessons with him. I was impressed by his ability to quickly analyze my playing and knowledge and suggest some focus areas. After working on various intervals, I began to feel a magnetic pull in my fingers when playing. The intervals enabled me to make the connection between the licks and lines in my head and the physical fret board on the fly during improvisational sessions.

Ahmad is extremely organized. He has folders full of exercises for every topic imaginable. His exercises are clearly written with specifics on how to effectively practice them, and they progress in an incremental and logical fashion. This level of organization allows you to get the most out of your time with Ahmad. He can quickly retrieve exercises for a topic, without having to stop and think, or waste time on transcription.

I have a demanding schedule which only allows me time for lessons once a month. Even at such a low frequency, I leave every lesson with more than enough material to keep me busy. Ahmad has been very flexible working with me and changes that arise in my schedule. On top of all of this, Ahmad is a genuinely pleasant person to spend time with and I really look forward to our time together. For me, I was an intermediate player looking to get to the next step. But I'm confident that Ahmad could accelerate anyone's playing at any level.

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Chenyu Z.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin
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Chenyu Z.

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I will teach you how to read music notes, understand rhythm, and utilize different strumming patterns. You will learn how to read tabs and play chords. I will teach you finger-style guitar using alternating right hand fingers to produce melody and harmonies. As with all instruments I teach, I will create sheet music on my computer software for you to play your favorite songs whether it's with music notes or tablature format.

About Chenyu

I️ teach from books that give students a strong foundation in music theory. I️ also use computer software to create/edit sheet music so my students can play their favorite songs at their level. I relocated to Aventura in June 2019 and lived for 4 years in Michigan prior. I taught over 50 student

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Gianna L.
Our daughter has only has one lesson so far, but she came home with a big smile! She was excited about what she had learned, and is looking forward to her next lesson! She was very comfortable with Chenyu, and said she definitely wants her to teach her piano in the future.
Sydney
We got our daughter a violin for Christmas and she was kind of nervous for her first lesson. Chenyu immediately put her at ease. Sh is very patient and explains things very well. Looking forward to the next lesson
Alix
Chenyu is an absolutely fantastic teacher! She instantly puts my daughter at ease, while keeping her on track with lessons. I couldn't be happier with her teaching style!

Jennifer M.

4 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jennifer M.

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Do you want to unlock the mysteries of the guitar fretboard? Learn to play songs, improvise for the first time or explore new ideas for improvisation, study rhythmic grooves and learn to keep and feel the beat. Guitar can be a vehicle for your souls' deepest expression and also a form of practicing meditation. I began teaching before I attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. After Berklee, I performed in several bands, toured Europe and worked as a sound engineer for both live and studio settings including several festivals in Costa Rica.. I can help guide you with creating your own sound recordings if desired. Whether you are just getting started or an experienced guitarist looking for some unique perspective I'd love to help you find a new groove! My favorite styles to play are rock, reggae, R&B and the blues but I also play funk, jazz and classical guitar. Drop me a line today!

About Jennifer

I began playing guitar at 12 years old. Before that I had dappled with the piano and always sang. There was something about the guitar that just drew me in! I always loved seeing the hands of guitar players and the sounds that would accompany those shapes. Guitar is a very pattern based instrum

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Cliff N.
Jennifer is very good teacher. I've learned more things from her in 2 weeks then my last teacher in 6 months. she is very experienced and can teach very well.
Jena P.
Helping me unlock the fretboard through a blues course. She has a deep understanding of music theory. I’m very happy and grateful to be learning.
Isaac
She knows more about music than anyone I know. I am so thankful to learn from someone who understands music so well! A true artist!
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John R.

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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John R.

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I enjoy most of all the back and forth between teacher and student and working together. A good teacher learns alot from his students as well as through teaching. There is no end to learning.

I am very flexible as far as location is concerned. I can travel to you. I am also highly proficient in online learning and can teach and convey concepts from anywhere.

I am also very active in the New Orleans music community and regularly play out in town and on tour. I have a wealth of knowledge about music business and how to be a professional musician.

About John

Hello! My name is John and I would love to be your teacher! I am a professional musician in New Orleans, Louisiana and have been playing guitar, singing and writing music for almost 15 years. I love to play guitar. I always have and always will. Music is the reason I wake up every morning and I ho

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Morgan Hill is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Very friendly and patient, knows his music theory as well as his instruments."
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"JP takes the time to listen to what each students goals are and shapes the lesson plan based on what & who you want to be as a guitarist. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced player, JP has the skills to meet you where you are and help you grow in your craft. He is very personal & professional!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from JP P.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"Stephanie is really engaging, and cares a lot about her students!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephanie A.
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"Mr. Tomas is very patient and kind. My son enjoys his lesson every week!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tomas B.
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"Outside of being an excellent guitarist, Chase is an outstanding teacher. He is patient, and makes learning fun. I would highly recommend him as a teacher for any level of guitarist."
Nancy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chase H.
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"Jim is a through and through professional. He has a very measured and logical approach to his lessons, and manages to keep things fun while drilling the fingering, patterns, and vocabulary into your head. I've been taking lessons with him for a couple of months now and I feel like I am learning a lot every week, and I'm getting measurably better. Just be sure to do your homework! Thanks, Jim!"
Ashley
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"When I started taking lessons with Max, I knew three chords and very little about music theory. I never thought I would get past G-C-D. His patience and structured lessons helped me become a better player. Max is very encouraging and that was most appreciated. I have more confidence in my playing thanks to him. I even understand the circle of fifths!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Max Z.
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"Just completed my first 5 lessons with Michelle and booked another 5. Such a lovely lady and an excellent teacher. I’m a 70 year old beginner and consider myself lucky to have found her.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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