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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
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Mark B.

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I teach all levels of guitar lessons, from beginner to advanced professional...in all styles, except classical/flamenco.

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
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Steven B.

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I teach beginning to advanced levels, including music theory, proper hand and finger technique and ear training. Pick the style of guitar playing you want to learn and I'll teach you how to perfect your abilities and have fun with it at the same time!

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.
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Peter H.

5 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded DiscMakers Gold from DiscMakers
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter H.

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I understand it's easy to lose drive when you're constantly drilling scales and fingering. I try to frame all of my lessons in reference to what music really is: the creation of songs. Through composition, my students won't just learn scale and chord structure, but they'll organically develop these skills while writing their own songs and building their personal portfolio.

About Peter

Over the past 10 years, I've worked as a professional touring musician (singer, guitarist, pianist) for the rock band, Inside Switch. I studied piano at the Dallas, Texas School of Music. I also attended the James Madison University music program. I have played piano for 20 years and guitar for 15.

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Belle R.
The lesson was very interesting. Peter was really nice & informative. Looking forward to more lessons with him.
Rose V.
What I Learned From Peter.

- THE METRONOME IS SO IMPORTANT
- The voice guides the guitar if you’re more of a singer
- Repetition is key
- Practice songs that aren’t in your style to ease your way into guitar
- The power resides in strumming rhythmically
- Focus is more difficult that it seems when combining singing and guitar
- Guitar is an art in itself and itself you shouldn’t master guitar, you should be it’s friend.
- Open mics and video content are the key to more success as they expose you to criticism (good or bad)
Again, the guitar is your companion.

For any aspiring musician or any musician that needs guidance and improvement on the guitar, Peter is a great teacher.
Dhiraj
Peter is very patient and great teaching my 9yr old son. We take father and son lessons together which has been amazing. Peter is naturally talented and plays many other instruments all in from his home studio. He is also extremely flexible and accommodating. Highly recommended!

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Juan Pablo O.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Español, Deutsch, English
  • Awarded Special prize of the Jury from X Festival y Concurso internacional de guitarra de la Habana
  • Teaches students 21 and up
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Juan Pablo O.

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I teach since 1996 and every minute with a student counts, every note they learn to play, every skill they develop with my guidance is a joy for me.... I feel happiness by helping others find a new way of saying and feeling (through music)... I also love to play music with my students.

About Juan P

I'm a Cuban musician and guitar player I've taught music for 22 years and played in several concerts, festivals, in Cuba and Europe... I graduated Suma Cum Laude from the Superior Instiut of Arts in Havana, Cuba. I love to teach and find happiness in helping you to learn rhythms and notes in an ins

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Colette P.
Good first lesson although still working out the kinks with the laptop and tablet connection. Hope to have it figured out next time.
Hans
Great Person ....fantastic musician.....as a soloist and in the band (we toured together for 48 concerts throu Germany).......the best guitarist I know......especially in the classical and latin american area....
A teacher with best pedagogical skills... honestly :"the best you can get"
Hans
Great Person....fantastic musican....as a soloist and in the band....the best guitarist i know...especially in the classical and latin amercan skills... a teacher with best pedagogical skills...
Honestly "the best you can get"
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Tom F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from Dean College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tom F.

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I can teach all levels and many styles. I make it easy for you to learn at your own pace so you can achieve your goals and have fun playing music.

About Tom

Tom Furdon is a musician, multi-instrumentalist and teacher currently residing in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Becoming obsessed with the guitar in his middle school years living in New England he quickly started playing in bands and looking for gigs. Anything musical that he could get his hands on

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Frank G.
Great first lesson.
Steve B.
First lesson was right on and to the point. Thanks Tom...
George S.
No doubt Thomas will help fill in some gaps. I think he's got plenty he can tech me. Looking forward 👍👍
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Luke L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Luke L.

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I have been a professional guitarist for the past 7 years, but am still young enough to remember what it was like to begin! I absolutely love music and love getting the opportunity to share it with others! Lessons with me will be fun, motivating, and questions are always welcomed! I teach at a pace that matches you and will get you playing the music you love! I'm excited to work with you!

About Luke

Hello! I've been a professional guitarist for the last 7 years! I absolutely love music and thoroughly enjoy sharing it with others! Helping students reach their guitar goals and grow as musicians is a great passion of mine! I teach at a pace that will match you and questions are always welcomed! I

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"I love the flexibility to be able to do the lesson on line. Heather is wonderful."
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Took Guitar lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Great teacher! Kellen has made me really excited about the guitar again."
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Took Guitar lessons from Kellen H.
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"Jason is a professional and exceptional.

With his ability to teach guitar, drums, keyboard, and also songwriting, my hyper 5 year old is never board. I'm not interested right now in pushing one instrument over the other. I just want her to be "exposed" to different instruments, develop an ear for music, see how she can take her lyrics (budding songwriter, with her singing her day all the time), and enhance it with an instrument. Jason can do all that, because he has the knowledge, but he's also very FLEXIBLE and can easily transition from one insturment and teaching method to another, depending on where a young student's mind and interests take them in any given moment.

Learning to play traditionally/classically, slowly, methodically, step-by-step, learning formal music theory, doing drills and so forth is awesome, and Jason can do that. However, if you want to learn to play for fun, and begin jamming sooner than later...he's definately your man."
Sybil
Took Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"My 10 year old daughter started taking classes four months ago and now she is playing a lot of songs. Joseph is very professional and very patient with her. We are so happy with him and I would recommend with to anyone. He is very friendly and is the best!"
Angela
Took Guitar lessons from Joseph L.
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"Steve sets a high professional standard for what he does. Lessons are flexible and fun which makes progress fast. I give my highest recommendation to someone considering his services."
Brian
Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"Brooklynn really enjoyed her first lesson. She was very excited and could not stop sharing what she learned."
Brooklynn
Took Guitar lessons from Glenn S.
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"Christian is a career guitar performer and instructor. He is fluid on the fretboard and the blackboard. Not only is he knowledgeable about technique and composition but his acumen of contemporary guitar history is comprehensive, I can't believe I got so lucky to have chosen Christian first round on TakeLessons by simply reading his bio. He has instilled in me the desire to become a better player and increased my enjoyment of the instrument tenfold. Thanks Christian!"
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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"I love my new instructor, Damien! So thankful for your approach!!!"
Vicki
Took Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"Great first time lesson. Very accommodating to personal skill level!"
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"I am a 47 year old man that picked up guitar with no musical experience at the age of 45. I have been going to lessons weekly with Pete for almost three years. I look forward to the lessons and I like them not only because I am progressing and seeing improvement but also because I think Pete is a great guy and I enjoy the discussion and back and forth banter that rounds out the lesson. Pete is following a course of instruction with me that uses Hal Leonard's books so you are building skills in a reasonable and complete way. Pete is clearly a talented guitarist and can pick up and help you with about any song you bring in or mention in class to supplement the book practice and to keep guitar interesting. Finally, when I was taking lessons at a local music store before I started with Pete, the instructor and I were shoved into what felt like a small hot closet for the lesson. I like going to Pete's house much better because his practice room is large and comfortable and he actually manages the climate to be comfortable for the student."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Peter C.
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