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Dino R.

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Newark, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 to 50
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Dino R.

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I can teach you the basics, from analog turntables & vinyl to CDJs to the current digital era with Serato software and DJ Controllers. I have 30+ years of experience in the industry (Mobile, Club, Bar, Mixtapes). If you're local, I can even take you on an actual gig and show tips and tricks for running a successful gig/event.

About Dino

Hello my name is DJ Dino R. I have over 30+ years of experience in the DJ industry (mobile, club, bars, etc). I can teach you the basics and history of DJ'ing and can cover the history of the technology from the original turntables to today's digital world with controllers and DJ Software (Serato)

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Amanda Baker
DJ Dino helped my husband get lessons and I have to say, I can actually listen to my husband's sets now. Dino did an amazing job with the in-home sessions, was easy to work with, and always on time. He is a highly patient, easy going and knowledgeable individual. I'd highly recommend him for any level DJ.

Deon J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from Grambling State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deon J.

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Come learn the basics of being a DJ

About Deon

I am a professional saxophonist with a degree in Music Education and Criminal Justice. I attended Grambling State University and Lane College I have performed with various ensembles: The World Famed Tiger Marching Band, University of Memphis Symphonic Ensemble. In the past, I have worked for the Da

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Henri B.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2004
  • B.A. Religious Studies from Arizona State University
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Henri B.

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Students will learn about beat matching, scratching, vocal effects, music theory, trends in current music today, how to market themselves, how to get and keep gigs, track selection, and overall, how to have fun with music and be a great DJ.

About Henri

Henri is an experienced, focused teacher and musician who really enjoys seeing students achieve their goals and desires musically. Henri has studied privately with former Berklee Graduate Al Pahanish Jr (Powerman 5000), and former Capitol Records recording artist Morrison Moon. He is a goal-oriente

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Nick W.
Very energetic and loves teaching
Jennifer Lee
HE IS THE BEST
Tracy K.
He was good and cool and Amazing

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Garrett S.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music (Jazz Studies) from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Garrett S.

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Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freelance DJ under the moniker “Seth Vitál”. Garrett has a B.A. in Music from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied under two-time Grammy award-winning producer/arranger Kamau Kenyatta, and was awarded the university's 2017 Jazz Society Award. His performances have allowed him to open for acts such as Khalid, DJ Mustard, Schoolboy Q and Bad Suns.

In addition to performing, Garrett maintains private studios in North Hollywood and East San Diego County where he produces his own music/DJ mixes, composes for various high schools, and teaches DJing, drum set, and percussion to over 20 weekly private students. His past teaching experiences include drumlines/concert bands at ...

About Garrett

COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom! Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freel

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Aakomon J.
Money and time well spent! Garrett is very knowledgeable, capable of discussing multiple DJ methods/styles, and is also great at communicating on different levels of music comprehension.
Mark
Garrett is everything I was looking for in my DJ instructor. He has a thorough background in teaching and working with students, but at the same time is a professional DJ who is out gigging all the time. His studio in North Hollywood is great, and he's made a huge difference in my DJing.
Anna
Garrett has been teaching DJing to my 11 year old son for several months now. Garrett has really helped him find something he's passionate about (something I think is priceless in itself). In addition, I sincerely appreciate his professionalism, and enthusiasm for his craft. I could not recommend him more!

Mayowa O.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mayowa O.

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Online DJing Teacher

Welcome to Beginner DJ lessons.

I offer private lessons in DJ Mixing, Scratching, and Music Production. My lessons covers everything from beginning DJ lessons to advanced tips and tricks. I work with Serato DJ, Scratch Live etc.. Whatever you’re comfortable with, I can show you how to become a Great DJ.

About Mayowa

Hi, I go by DJ 7-7 I have been DJing for 10+ years, from clubs, to lounges, events, weddings etc.. you name it, I have done it. I worked with any genre of music: Hip-hop, Dancehall, House, Pop, Afrobeat, Reggae etc..

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Mayowa was an excellent teacher! Full of excitement and great at teaching. He made enjoy DJing and I’m excited to learn more from him! His prices are also very reasonable! He’s awesome !
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Sergio M.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Sergio M.

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I've been a DJ for almost 10 years. I have done and entertained at many types of events: weddings, sweet 16's, quinces, coorporate, festivals, and many more.

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and u

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Prakash
This is our first session, Sergi did a great job in understanding student’s current state in music and tailored his approach. He gave Vocal tips to try offline. Overall, a fun learning session.
Catherine P.
Kelly O.
Thanks for a great lesson! recamend you to everyone!

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Average Cost of DJing Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute djing lessons in Oakland is $98. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $55 and $150 per hour.
30 min
$56 average
45 min
$71 average
60 min
$98 average

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"perfect first lesson. looking forward to the next 5 lessons."
Oluwatola
Took DJing lessons from Dylan T.
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"You can watch for weeks or get your answers from this guy in 5 minutes. Great instructor."
Jack
Took DJing lessons from Dylan T.
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"Garrett has been teaching DJing to my 11 year old son for several months now. Garrett has really helped him find something he's passionate about (something I think is priceless in itself). In addition, I sincerely appreciate his professionalism, and enthusiasm for his craft. I could not recommend him more!"
Anna
Took DJing lessons from Garrett S.
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"Sergio was quick to answer questions and was very easy to work with. Great personality and has a wide knowledge on music theory."
Bentïn
Took DJing lessons from Sergio M.
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"I love taking DJ lessons with Garrett! He's super fun to work with, knowledgable, and genuinely cares about his students. I've been working with him for a little over a year now and plan to continue lessons with him for a long time."
Angelo
Took DJing lessons from Garrett S.
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"Great teacher! Robert is very knowledgeable and was quickly able to improve my DJ skills after just one lesson. Couldn't recommend him more."
Banu
Took DJing lessons from Robert L.
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"DJ ER is very patient and cool. I'm a college student and I just finished my third lessons with him. Having him as a teacher is incredible. He is easy to talk to, very friendly, and passionate about his career as a DJ. Learned a lot from him and looking forward to more lessons!"
qilin yang
Took DJing lessons from Eddy R.
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"Raymond is a nice and a great teacher for our 11 yr old grandson. He is patient and fun. But he gets our grandson to focus when GS gets distracted. I feel that Raymond is teaching wholeheartedly and really it’s up to the student with how far and fast he wants to go."
Deron
Took DJing lessons from Raymond C.
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"Definitely knows his stuff and does his research! Sergio is a guy who goes over and above to fufill the highest expectations. Highly recommend."
Isaac
Took DJing lessons from Sergio M.
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"Paul is a great and fun guy with exceptional musician knowledge across multiple platforms. The lessons provided me with the basics I needed to basically perform as a DJ. There is a lot to learn & he's the guy that got me started. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Zack
Took DJing lessons from Paul R.
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