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Nils B.

Nils B.

4.9(58)
Anything from Robert Johnson to Stevie Ray Vaughan...
$1$55
/30 mins
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Russell S.

Russell S.

4.9(23)
If you are ready to start taking your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument or subject matter themselves. My name is Russ and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 15. I have a Platinum #1 Billboard charting record under my belt, worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Red Velvet, Lifehouse and more; and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Feel free to browse my official website for a full list of credits. Want to learn to shred guitar? Produce beats? Write your own songs? Dive into theory? Record yourself? This page is the one stop shop. Feel free to reach out with any requests or questions!
$160
/60 mins
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Jeff S.

Jeff S.

4.8(42)
Almost all forms popular music in America got it's start in the blues. Musical genres such as both jazz and rock have their roots deeply in the blues. Some blues songs, such as Stormy Monday by T. Bone Walker were using basic blues chord patterns, but then on the 6th measure of each verse, T Bone would throw in a standard jazz chord progression. G9, Am7, Bm7, Bb13, Am7, D7b9, G9, followed by C9 back to the G9 and then the verse would end on a dominant 5th chord with a #9th, [D7#9]. This is where the 2 genres sometimes started to really mix with each other. Blues is the foundation where this all began. Rock and roll on the other hand, stayed closer to older and simpler blues chord progressions and licks, but played the tempos far quicker than a blues song would play, and the rhythm section would also play a lot more aggressively than a blues band would. Early rock and roll stayed very close to the original and more simple chord progressions of the earlier blues songs. Blues is the foundation for all 3 of those musical genres. Whether you are primarily interested in the blues, or rather you would want to be versed in all 3 styles is up to you. We'll figure out exactly what your preference would be and take it from there. I have been playing all of those genres of music for 40 years and am deeply steeped in all 3 of these styles. -Jeff
$1$35
/30 mins
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Phil C.

Phil C.

5(27)
I teach every student the technical skills and applied theory necessary to work in any contemporary style on guitar. I use the "Be better than you have to be" approach. Want to be the best on a bad day? Be better than your chosen style requires. I studied classical and jazz in order to excel at rock, folk and blues. You will learn to read music and charts for guitar, as well as movable scale patterns, movable chord forms, and how to apply it all to master the fretboard. Have you hit a road block? I can help. Are you brand new and want to be sure you understand the instrument completely? I can help.
$1$75
/60 mins
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Sergei Z.

Sergei Z.

5(15)
As a Berklee College of Music alumnus, Sergei applies its curriculum, approaches, and techniques that proved their effectiveness regardless of an age and level of students. Also, Sergei has an extensive educational experience including teaching the Guitar Performance Techniques, and Style classes for British Irish Modern Music Institute in Berlin, Germany, and being enrolled in a post graduate certificate program in Learning and Teaching provided by University of Sussex, UK.
$1$65
/60 mins
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James S.

James S.

5(26)
I can help you master the guitar in the shortest amount of time! Experienced teacher with over 10 years of experience has helped many students achieve their goals on the instrument with guaranteed results. Everyone has their own journey with music and these lessons are here for you to achieve them. Whether you want to play electric or acoustic, learn songs or create songs. master the basics or go beyond the basics. Become a better player, musician, improviser, songwriter, artist.
$1$15
/30 mins
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Jason M.

Jason M.

4.9(106)
Everything. The basics, the rhythms, the tempo, improvisation. Key signatures and scales to keep your fingers moving. I7 IV7 V7 progressions, the 12 and 8-bar blues. You name your goal and I can help. Jimi Hendrix, SRV, Kenny Wayne Shepard, BB King, Muddy Waters, Eric Johnson, Robert Johnson, Keb Mo, John Mayer, Eric Clapton, and more!
$1$30
/30 mins
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Richard C.

Richard C.

4.9(123)
You will learn and have the tools necessary to play the blues. Learn the Blues scale and multiple techniques to jam the blues. You will be playing the blues in no time!
$1$40
/30 mins
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I started taking weekly electric guitar lessons with Mr. Soukis at his Times Square studio, after watching many videos of him rockin' the blues at various venues in New York City. He is one of those r

CHRIS D (Blues Guitar lessons with Spiros S.)

Nils is a great teacher with a lot of experience. I highly recommend employing his help to improve your guitar skills!

Daniel T. (Blues Guitar lessons with Nils B.)

I came to Mich an with 8ish years of self-taught acoustic experience looking to make my first foray into electric/lead playing/improvising/soloing. After two weeks with Mich, my playing has improved e

Justin Diamond (Blues Guitar lessons with Michael S.)

Exactly what I have been looking for. Terrific lesson. Just enough practice material for next week.

bob (Blues Guitar lessons with Michael S.)

I started taking weekly electric guitar lessons with Mr. Soukis at his Times Square studio, after watching many videos of him rockin' the blues at various venues in New York City. He is one of those r

CHRIS D (Blues Guitar lessons with Spiros S.)

Nils is a great teacher with a lot of experience. I highly recommend employing his help to improve your guitar skills!

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