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Steven B.

23 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1978
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Steven B.

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I have been a studio recording artist since 1979, playing piano, organ, synthesizers, acoustic and electric guitar and electric bass. I will teach you the basics of studio recording, how to make the most out of your time in the studio, and let you in on the "insider secrets" that recording artists use to set them apart!

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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Sue D.
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.
Chuck B.
Great experience

William M.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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William M.

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Learn Logic Pro and/or Pro Tools from an experienced instructor, recording engineer and musician. I can get you started with Sibelius and a slew of other apps.

Lessons are customized to meet your needs: music, soundtrack, voice-over.

About William

I'm an experience teacher who crafts lessons to the specific interests and needs of each student. My background both as a producer of music and as a performer gives me a professional's perspective on the craft.

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Peter D.

24 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
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Peter D.

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From establishing signal flow to setting up your home recording studio, to knowing which microphones to use, to using the right plug-ins, I can guide you through the massive amount of details, and help you find the particular rig you need and then help you learn to use it. I am a music producer, and own a professional recording studio from which we can operate.

About Peter

Whether piano, voice, songwriting/composition, music theory or music production, I bring all that I have learned and developed as a musician to the lesson in the interest of the student’s growth. Whether we work in classical, jazz, or pop, We focus on what will directly fit your individual goal

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Zora
Peter has a great rapport with our daughter and is "meeting" her where she is in her interests. She loves Lord of the Rings--they've started on music from Lord of the Rings!
Wick A.
Great instructor. Friendly, easy to understand, talented and can teach piano, theory, composition, etc.
Susan
My 10 year old son loves playing little riffs on the piano but really didn't want lessons for fear it would be too much like school. Peter has been awesome about tailoring the lessons so that my son can choose the Music he likes and move forward from his place of interest. Peter is a skilled and gifted pianist, and my son is totally inspired to keep playing and put in the work to improve.

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Ed F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Professional Guitar from Musician's Institute, Hollywood, CA
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Ed F.

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I am certified by Avid for ProTools 10. In addition to being an audio engineer, I am a career guitarist and a music producer.

About Ed

Professional guitarist since 1966 Professional educator since 1985 Certified music instructor by the state of California Faculty member of a famous guitar school Guitarist for Tony & Emmy award winning actress/singer Nell Carter 1990-1995 Guitarist for gold record recording artist/pianist Rog

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Don
Excellent teacher with deep knowledge of the guitar and music.
KYLE
Ed is very knowledgeable and makes the learning process enjoyable
Larry
Ed's vast knowledge, experience and easy demeanor is helping me finally gain a better knowledge of the fretboard and expand beyond "blues box 1" and connect the patterns. I think I see a light bulb.
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Kevin T.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 to 85
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Kevin T.

21 Reviews
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Seeking help with recording software? Protools, Garage Band, recording and mixing techniques? Lessons with a qualified instructor such as myself can help you learn 10x faster than studying manuals by yourself, and you will learn the tricks of the pros that are not taught in books.

About Kevin

Kevin T. is a music professor at MUM, Vice president of the San Diego Songwriters guild, and CEO of Songwriting Planet. He is an instructor of guitar, bass, voice, piano, songwriting, composition, orchestration, jazz arranging, music theory, ear training, production and engineering, and music busin

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Anthony
Kevin offers helpful advice and insight. An instructor with a deep understanding of music, he demonstrates a great ability to guide new students. He brought clarity to problems I experienced as a new guitar player. I highly recommend inviting Kevin into your music journey.
Taya Ziegler
We covered a lot today! I think we're going to work well together
Daniel
Kevin was very knowledgeable and patient

Alan B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Bachelor of Science from SUNY New Paltz
  • Teaching since 1988
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Alan B.

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I have been working as a professional musician since 1987. In that time, I've played many roles alongside a wide range of established and emerging talent, from around the world, including band leader, accompanist, music producer, composer, arranger, co-writer, teacher, coach and mentor. Along the way, I have continued to pursue my passion for education, teaching private music lessons to amateurs, professionals and hobbyists from all walks of life.

As a recording artist, I have had four (4) independent releases. As a writer/producer, I have worked on projects with Amy Wilcox (Crazy Hearts: Nashville, A&E-TV), Haden Carpenter (Big Smo, A&E-TV), The Worsties, Ben Cyllus, Tara O'Grady, The Wailin' Canes, The LiNE and Sam Hunter, and enjoyed six (6) synchs on network and cable television including one (1) on The Good Guys (FOX), two (2) on Real World: St. Thomas (MTV) and three (3) on Bad Girls Club (Oxygen).

About Alan

Beginner, intermediate and advanced are all welcome. I give the same attention to teaching amateurs as I do professionals. Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy: Forty-eight (48) hours advance notice is necessary to cancel or reschedule any lesson. Otherwise, students are responsible for the full p

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Geoffrey
Alan is a fantastic teacher! Both for voice and guitar, he will be patient and thorough, building solid technique but also adding your emotional and creative abilities to be more musical !
Bobby Newman
Awesome instructor, musician, coach, person! Listened to me for just a few minutes and confidently outlined a plan to help me meet my goals. Goals he painstakingly sought to clearly understand. This is going to be a fun journey.
Elisa
relaxed, progress, professional... perfect

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Average Cost of Music Recording Lessons in Palo Alto, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music recording lessons in Palo Alto is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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$41 average
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$54 average
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"This spring semester started off very stressful, but after getting James to tutor me for my music business class it have been a big relief. My grades started going back up and the biggest accomplishment of them all is that I passed my class with a B+. “Thank god out of all the teachers on takelessons.com I chose him.”

James is very caring and understanding and most definitely knows his stuff when it comes to Music business. He really cares about his student’s and really wants to see them win , even when he’s not on the clock with you at the moment he randomly sends you helpful tips and interesting reading files that can help you along the way to become a success artist. I will most definitely keep him around while I'm on my Musical Journey ! and If I were you I would too."
jeyney
Took Music Recording lessons from James W.
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"Milton has been a really good fit for our son, because he is easy-going, knowledgeable and always comes ready to teach something new. His relaxed style suits our household without seeming unprofessional, and he is extremely encouraging. These lessons all started during a rough medical situation for our son, and Milton just rolled with it, making sure our son created music and didn't focus only on his health. It also gave our son something positive and creative to work on, making him feel less like an invalid and more like a musician. Overall, we have been so happy with Milton and would highly recommend him to anyone."
Michelle
Took Music Recording lessons from Milton J.
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"Very good teacher and got me up and running on Pro tools. i have already set up another lesson."
Robbie
Took Music Recording lessons from Steve G.
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"I really enjoy learning from Russ. He is good at relating things back to a way I can understand and improve. He is so versatile in his music knowledge that I can litterally throw anything his way that I'm curious about and he points me in the right direction. I've taken guitar, bass, vocal, and even production lessons from Russ. By far the most value I have ever got from an instructor. At first I was a little hesitant because of the higher price than others, but when you start noticing that you are learning stuff other teachers had no idea about, it makes sense to pay a little more for the quality you get out of his lessons. Thanks Russ for all the lessons over the last few years! Wouldn't be where I am today without ya!"
Josh
Took Music Recording lessons from Russell S.
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"Seth came through in a pinch and was extremely generous with his time, talent and knowhow."
Dean
Took Music Recording lessons from Seth D.
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"He is a really nice guy and comfortable to work with being taught. In my first visit I was taught a lot more than I thought I would. Very surprising."
Cherry
Took Music Recording lessons from Alex P.
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"Randy has been a very positive influence in my musical life

I got a lot of inspiration and encouragement from Randy to express myself and create my own music. In fact, I am now a film composer.
Ryan S."
Ryan
Took Music Recording lessons from Randy L.
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"Chris is a wonderful instructor. I took music recording lessons from him and it was very informative and relaxed."
Adam
Took Music Recording lessons from Chris S.
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"Randy is a wonderful mentor in music for my son

My biggest thanks goes to you for mentoring, caring for and guiding my son during his young adult days. You are a very powerful figure in his life, and for this I am most grateful.
Lynn M."
Lynn
Took Music Recording lessons from Randy L.
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"Brandon is fantastic. I don't know that he's ever given me a word of bad advice, and has been a HUGE help in getting my career as a producer and narrator off the ground. He's incredibly knowledgeable and skillful, and my experiences in both hiring him and learning from him have been absolutely fantastic. I would heartily recommend him!"
Austin
Took Music Recording lessons from Brandon S.
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