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Ahmad G.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ahmad G.

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I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

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About Ahmad

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained wit

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Joseph P.
Ahmad is excellent
Dave
My guitar lessons with Ahmad were fun, friendly, and productive. As soon as I have time for music lessons again, I'm going right back to Ahmad.
James
Super friendly!

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1978
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Mark B.

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I enjoy teaching people what they want to learn. If they have specific interests, I will show them how to get the results they want. If a general musical education is desired, I will make suggestions as to what would be good for them. With over 35 years of teaching experience, I have found many different ways to communicate how and why the whole thing works on different levels.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. I now perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started playing guitar at age 9, and recorded 2 si

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Tomas
Best instructor ever
Scott F.
great slide lesson today - really patient and effective teaching - breaking the song down and getting into technique - thank you Mark!!
Richard D.
Great instructor, gave me tips that immediately improved my playing.

Chris B.

Alameda, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Chris B.

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I am currently only accepting students taking lessons every week. I will help you learn how to make beautiful music with your acoustic guitar! I focus on proper technique and will have you playing your first song by the end of your first lesson.

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All of these experiences make her a well rounded and versatile performer and teacher. For her students, she can help them find their unique voice and style,

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Jose S.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded 2010 Fighter of the year from Taekwondo
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
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Jose S.

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Hello I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule! If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. I have lots of music theory training/background, and I enjoy sharing that knowledge as well.

About Jose

My name is Jose! I teach everything that I offer with takelessons. I've been teaching private lessons to all ages and have loved helping my students feel the love of music. My goal is to make sure your child or yourself start playing right away with ease! I try to introduce concepts/theory that’s v

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William Reyes
Jose is the best I mean I don't know where I would be without him.
Nancy
Wonderful!! First lesson and I’m already learning :)
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Andrew P.

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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew P.

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Learn notes, scales, chords, and your favorite songs!

About Andrew

Hello! I've been teaching music full-time for the past 10 years. I graduated music school in 2008, holding a Bachelors in music from Columbia College Chicago, a thriving arts school in the heart of downtown Chicago. There, I primarily concentrated on music composition and guitar, while also studyin

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Mischa
Lovely first class. Can't wait to continue.
Kim T.
Andrew is very knowledgable about the piano, and is quite engaging to work with. He is creative about finding songs that I like to work on.
Matthew S.
Andrew is great. Friendly and definitely knows what he's doing. Looking forward to continuing with him.

Warren M.

5 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Warren M.

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20 years plus of teaching experience working with students from kids to adults means I know how to teach guitar! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I grew up in the rock era so I am super at home teaching classic rock. I later expanded into classical guitar, Jazz, blues, bluegrass and fiddle tunes. I love working with students that are excited to learn and motivated to practice. I have legit educational credentials from UNT, Denton, TX and have studied classical guitar in Spain and Italy. I'm ready to help you achieve your musical goals, let's get started!

About Warren

I began my musical journey at an early age. My early influences were my mother who was trained as a classical pianist / visual artist and father who played Johnny Cash and Ventures tunes on the guitar. Growing up music was always in the around the house. From Debussy, Ravel, Tchaikovsky to folk, co

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Blake
Warren was my first and only private lesson teacher outside of a school program. I first started taking lessons with Warren back in 2012 when I was 12 years old. At this time I got my first guitar and had no prior music knowledge. After a few lessons, Warren taught me the very basic blues progression and made it very fun and interesting. My first few lessons is the reason I stuck with him for 6 years and kept returning weekly. Throughout those years Warren shaped me to become my own as a musician by teaching me how to play the instrument as a whole rather than songs (although we did go over plenty of essential songs). As I grew as a musician with more questions, Warren presented me with practices, theory, and other concepts to give me all the answers I was looking for. I highly recommend him as a teacher as he will work with you and be loyal to your musical journey. He was even generous enough to teach me some basic piano! I would not be as involved in music as I am now if I had any other teacher.
Prithvi
My son is learning to play acoustic guitar from Warren McDonald and has been doing so for several years. Warren is an excellent guitar and music teacher. First he is formally trained and clearly has a strong theoretical music background. His teaching style and personality and knowledge of various musical genres is well suited to teaching musicians of all ages and interests. I have heard Warren play classical guitar and classic rock and folk guitar music. He also is a fine pianist. He has inpsired my son who is 15 and has been taught how to play some fairly impressive classic rock and instrumental pieces. I highly recommend Warren McDonald.
Noah
I have studied with Warren for several years. He has helped me grasp music theory and enabled me to take my playing to the next level. I highly recommend Warren to anyone looking to start with the guitar and also for students looking for a new direction with their playing.

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Pleasanton, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Pleasanton is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Robert is one of the most talented guitarists and song writers I’ve ever worked with. Also, his skills for song arrangements and producing are second to none."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Robert P.
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"Chris is a fantastic teacher. His approach to teaching makes sense and is very effective. My son is 10 and immediately had an excellent rapor with Chris.
Chris explained that he has several different ways of teaching and he tailors it to the child's experience and personality. Listening to him teach is pretty amazing. I want to video tape it and show it to the world. As you can see...we just think he's great!"
Terry
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"Kyle is an amazing guitar coach!! He is patient, flexible, and extremely knowledgeable on all things music. It amazes me that he can listen to a track once and immediately know exactly how to play it. I have come so far since I began training with him. I would highly recommend Kyle to anyone interested in learning music, regardless of skill level."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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"David is an amazing talent and provides me with much needed inspiration. In little over a year, I have learned a tremendous amount about nearly all styles of guitar, classical and lead guitar in particular. It's very helpful to have an awesome instructor who is extremely knowledgeable and very patient. His lesson plans are geared towards what I want to learn and the lessons that we work on cover all the techniques that are necessary to take my skills to the next level. He makes every lesson fun and he works with me until I am comfortable to move on."
Larry
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David C.
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"It was as my first guitar lesson ever! It was fun and Tanisha is a great teacher and very patient. She makes it easy. I’m already looking forward to my next session."
Shaun
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Andy loved his lesson and is excited for the next one! Thanks!"
Andy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"Dave is excellent, enthusiastic, and very knowledgeable! Great fun. He is teaching me guitar, singing, and about the music world and equipment. I highly recommend him whether it is for the short-term or for on-going lessons. Brightens my weeks. Ann"
Ann
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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"I've really enjoyed taking lessons from Chris. He is knowledgable and able to articulate intricate musical concepts while presenting a casual, welcoming vibe. He honed in quickly on where I was in my training and steered the lessons to what I needed most to learn at that moment. I've progressed quite a bit since taking lessons with Chris. I'm playing more and better and I can't think of any higher praise for a teacher."
Nick
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christopher G.
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"Dima liked his first lesson with Donnie. hope he will try hard and his teacher will be patient to him."
Dima
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"My guitar playing has improved over the last several months thanks to Scott."
Mike
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Scott R.
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