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Ben C.

Glendale, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben C.

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I enjoy passing on wisdom gained from years of playing in professional bands and studying music to people of all ages. I maintain a relaxed, anxiety-free teaching style that is focused on the individual goals of each student, no matter what their level of experience and stylistic preferences might be. You'll be playing fun songs right away, learn how to jam with anyone, and you'll have a blast!

About Ben

I play guitar for Video Game Metal band PowerGlove, as well as modern progressive metal band Lattermath. PowerGlove tours the US and Canada regularly with bands such as Dragonforce, mc chris, Symphony X, and Sonata Arctica. I have played on the Summer Slaughter Tour, and have appeared at Video Ga

Paul N.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Paul N.

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Guitar is an amazing instrument which is easy to learn and extremely fun to play. I teach not only how to play it but also how to understand and enjoy the music you play better!

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Hello, Im professional musician and songwriter. I graduated from Fresno Pacific University with a Guitar/Vocal performance degree. I'm proficient at guitar piano and voice. I spent more than 10 years of playing and I have 5 years of experience teaching and performing! Music is my biggest passion a

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Andrea B.

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North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian, Sicilian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Filmscore from International Salunto Film Festival
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Andrea B.

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I have extensive experience playing this style (credits include albums by Chitlin Circuit musicians, legendary venues as well as an IMDb credit on an award winning blues documentary). I can teach any style of blues, electric, acoustic, Chicago, Texas, West Coast and Delta. I can get in depth with you on lead and rhythm guitar from its basics to its most advanced and contemporary aspects.

About Andrea

I have been teaching professionally for the past 15 years and love it. Academically, I hold two degrees (production & performance) cum laude at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music in Massachusetts and have ever since worked as a guitarist, bassist and producer. I was fortunate enough to work

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Excellent teacher!
Mario
Andrea is a talented musician and a great teacher. I love taking lessons with him and I feel I am learning cool songs as well as useful theory and technique.
Larry
Excellent professional, great communicator. Outstanding!

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Jonathan B.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Jonathan B.

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I was first asked to teach blues guitar by a guy I met on a street corner on the Temple Campus. I had never really played blues before that, but I used my knowledge of Ragas to develop a unique approach to the genre which has worked for me very well since I started with it several years ago. For more details, check out my Blues Raga Guitar Series on YouTube through the links on my TakeLessons.com profile.

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I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Erika
Jonathan is incredibly skilled, a great teacher, fun, and very patient with our gregarious and somewhat distracted 9-year old boy. He has creative, tailored teaching techniques, will try new things, but also keeps our son motivated and progressing. He responds perfectly and patiently to my son when he veers off task, and gets him back on task. We are absolutely thrilled and couldn't have found a better teacher.
Jackie G.
My son has special needs related to an anoxic brain injury. This can create frustration with simple things like learning a new chord that feels funny or is difficult to move your fingers to. He always checks in with us to see what concerns we have and then, helps us by offering suggestions on how to make something easier or less frustrating to learn. I think Jonathan does a good job of meeting us where we are. Jonathan is patient with both of us. Today, he talked to my son about practicing communicating so we can understand how to help him learn. He talked to me about it being ok to break away from the timing and to hit chords at the same time as my son so the song can come together.
Jackie G.
Jonathan is flexible and easy to work with. My son has some struggles as a result of an anoxic brain injury. Jonathan is very understanding and patient with my son. He has also helped me with advice and suggestions on how to work with my son. We love the spirit of the ukulele and the good vibes it has.
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Evan S.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 7 to 85
  • Art History from University of South Carolina
  • Awarded Best New Teacher from Columbia Arts Academy
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Evan S.

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I've been teaching guitar, bass, and ukulele for over 3 years! I've been a musician and performer for 14 years and am passionate about my values, accessibility of education, music, and good craftsmanship.

I offer engaging and design-driven guitar, bass, and ukulele mentorship for all ages - curated from a young, fresh perspective.

I have developed a very contemporary and visually engaging approach to music education. I’ve learned by true experience when it comes to teaching. With an education in Art History, I use my knowledge of visual communication and incorporating cutting-edge technology, games, song-writing workshops, and more to make sure students can't wait for their music lessons. With a rock-solid dedication to exceptional quality, my students do more than learn how to play Hot Cross Buns. Or Smoke on the Water. We build a passion and understanding for the language of music from scratch.

I've helped over 50 clients at a time achieve their musical goals! Whether ...

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Hi! I'm Evan - and I've been teaching guitar, bass, and ukulele for over 3 years! I've been a musician and performer for 14 years and am passionate about my values, accessibility of education, music, and good craftsmanship. I offer engaging and design-driven guitar, bass, and ukulele mentorship

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Nader G.

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  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
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Nader G.

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When I was a wee lad, I always sought to find instructors who could not only play the music and teach the notes. Time and time again I found myself confused and filled with endless questions on why one would play a certain way over another but couldn't find the right teacher with the patience and consideration for an open dialogue that I needed. For over half of my little life I've been practicing guitar and aim to continuously spur creativity to keep it fun. If it weren't for the idea that everything in the learning process can be gamified (so that nothing ever feels boring and subsequently lost in translation) I wouldn't have put any initiative forward to get good at the music game. I can help a new learner get a grip on the most basic aspects, teach you the TABs to songs of your liking, and help teach pentatonics for those into soloing. Practice has to be the hardest thing in my opinion a teacher must try and get across to a student as fun. For that reason do I believe most won't ...

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Hi my name is nader and I play guitar a lot because I have a lot of free time. I like guitar because it is fun and music is cool. don't let people who say music theory scare you. I am one of those people. when I was a student I asked more questions than you can think of so I hope you also like to k

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Average Cost of Blues Guitar Lessons in North Hills, CA

The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in North Hills is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $28 and $276 per hour.
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"Aleksis is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher!"
Elisa
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Aleksis B.
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"Guy helped give me the tools I needed to methodically build upon the skills that I already had and push me forward."
Ben
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Guy L.
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"I had been trying to learn the guitar for a while and met several teachers along the way. However it was with Ahmad that I developed the interest and excitement you experience when you play a guitar. Ahmad is the best guitar teacher hands down. In a very short time I have been able to understand not just how to play the guitar but also music in general. Ahmad is a very enthusiastic teacher who keeps the momentum going throughout the session. If you are in the area and want to learn the guitar you should definitely pay Ahmad a visit."
Ravi
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Trevor is a knowledgeable and capable teacher. I am not a beginning student, I have a degree in music and I have played guitar for many years. I was looking for someone to help take my playing in a different more refined direction. Trevor is excellent. He knew I had an understanding of music already and came to me with a nuanced and exciting curriculum.

He is personable, professional, and most of all, an excellent teacher."
Christopher
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"Adam’s got some cool blues pockets. I’d never really thought about lead as pockets - kind of like a drummer would think about a fill. So I guess if you think about lead as discrete pockets it should be “easier “ to break down the lead guitar."
Ed
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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"Very patient and informative. Allowed me to ask endless questions. Addressed all my concerns and removed any doubt about this arrangement working specifically for me and my schedule. His studio has a very nice setup and it's simplified. We did a breakdown of my experience and focused on setting realistic goals towards my learning process. More than a "Teacher" of music but a "Professor" of guitar methods! He focused in on getting me comfortable with the most basic of finger techniques, finger placement and familiarized with the sections of the solo lead guitar. After an hour's session my mind was put at ease about my ability to be patient with myself. I was never made to feel awkward or out of my league. This caused me to open up and to really focus. Mr.Cole has a great style and passion towards helping me to soak in as much content as possible. His location is within a community that's family orientated. I look forward to being tutored by Mr.Cole over the course of the next year without any complications."
Gregory
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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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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"Couldn't ask for a better instructor! Ahmad is an unbelievably talented player, but more than that, he has a system for instruction which breaks down a number of complex concepts and makes it easy to absorb new things. I can tell from listening in on his other lessons (when I arrive early) that he's great at tailoring his lessons to the individual's goals. For some, it's music theory and structure, for others its riffs and teaching particular songs."
Ken
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I have been taking lessons with Eric for almost three years and I would highly recommend him to anyone thinking about taking any kind of music lessons. I initially started with blues guitar lessons because I wanted to be able to play my favorite songs or maybe impress girls. Over the years Eric got me interested in so much more.

I learned music theory, jazz standards, improvisation, fingerstyle techniques, how to play and sing at the same time, and how to write and record my own songs. He inspired me to take on piano as a second instrument, initially through him but eventually through classically trained instructor.

What started as basic guitar lessons for a potential hobby turned into my tiny apartment becoming cluttered with musical instruments and audio recording equipment. For this I only have Eric to thank."
Samuel Cole
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"I have taken my first few lessons with Ryan and so far they have all been awesome!! Ryan is an extremely knowledgeable and talented guitarist, but he meets you right where you are. I feel my confidence growing more and more with every lesson. I look forward to many more!!"
Brandon
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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