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Aaron L.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Master’s Degree in Jazz Studies from University of New Orleans
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aaron L.

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I focus on bridging the students listening and personal taste to their playing. The students learn ear training and technical studies that fit the context of their musical goals.

About Aaron

Aaron L. is an experienced guitarist and composer based in San Diego. He completed undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of New Orleans, remaining for 16 years to absorbing the rich music and cultural heritage. His primary teachers were Steve Masakowski and Hank Mackie, and he curren

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Madeleine
Aaron is a wealth of music theory knowledge. I am an intermediate guitar player with a background in music, and Aaron tapped right into my level and ran with a challenging but approachable lesson tailored to me. The best part is that I know there's so much more he can offer! I look forward to a long, productive, fun, and beautiful mentorship with Aaron! L
Dominick
My lessons with Arron have been extremely beneficial and I recommend him to anyone that is trying to learn or get better at playing guitar. I have been playing guitar for a while now and what I’ve learned the most from Aaron is how to slow down and practice efficiently. He has taught me many different tools for practicing musical scales and has also been able to give me the “why” to all his methods. I’ve noticed so much progress in my playing and I’m so thankful.
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Jesse H.

73 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jesse H.

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Learn any song you want from any time. I have a good ear and can pick any song off a CD or YouTube. I can then write it out for you and teach it to you in any key. Don't be afraid, I like to use Tablature so you don't need to be able to read music.

Do you want to play Lead Guitar? I can teach you all the scales, arpeggios & Pentatonics that you need to know to become a rock 'n' roll guitar god!

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picking and

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I've only had my first lesson so far- had a really great experience. He is patient, knowledgeable and highly skilled at his craft. I feel motivated to practice and am excited about improving my skills!
Daniel
Great experience. Signing up for more lessons shortly!
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Susan F.

11 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English and some Spanish
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Susan F.

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I have been playing the Guitar since I was in junior high and love being able to play. I enjoy passing on the knowledge I have to my students so they can write and/or perform their own songs, or just to play for their own enjoyment. I teach acoustic guitar, strumming styles, good timing, and fairly advanced finger picking techniques. My students range form 7 years on up.

About Susan

My primary focus is teaching the best and most effective Vocal Techniques to students of all ages and backgrounds. I also teach Acoustic Guitar and finger picking. My teaching includes the Orff and Suzuki methods of music for Children. My primary focus is on teaching singing and I have been teachin

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Kim
We had a wonderful time and I am in a new level of playing guitar after 5 weeks. Thanks Susan!
Emma
My daughter loved her first lesson. Susan was great with her. Looking forward to seeing her progress!
Martin
Susan is a gifted teacher who brings out the best in her pupils. She is always very positive.

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Paul S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Awarded Exclusive Registry from Cambirdge Who's Who
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Paul S.

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All elements of acoustic and electric guitar to the masters level. Blues, jazz and improvisation are my specialty. I teach all styles and from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. I have vast depth and knowledge of blues and application. I am also a masterful slide guitarist and teach that skill also.

About Paul

Hi! My name is Paul and I'd love to share the joy of playing the guitar with you! I have been a professional musician and teacher for over 35 years. I know much about playing the guitar and being an artist. I am passionate about music, which is why lessons with me are so fun. I know how to custom

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Deborah
Paul's enthusiasm for the bass is infectious and a great motivator. I actually feel like I may be able to learn to play! In just one lesson I learned more than 5 hours of You Tube tutorials could have taught me.
Ken A.
Great Teacher

I played a little guitar throughout my life but was lacking an understanding of how the instrument works. I found myself strumming a few cords here and there but never with focus or improvement. After only three lessons with Paul, I'm now jamming to rock and the blues!Paul was quickly able to access my level of playing and I'm now understanding how the fretboard works and most importantly having lots of fun during lessons and practice. He teaches with passion and doesn't simply open a book but rather instills his lifelong experience and philosophy into lessons. Many can teach the mechanics of guitar but with Paul, you'll also understand the soul.
Meg M.
Paul Rocks !!

I just had my 2nd lesson with Paul and felt inspired to write a review. I have wanted to learn guitar for many, many years now. In the past, I have always gotten frustrated -or bored- and gave up before I ever even learned a chord. Our 1st lesson, Paul started me with some very basic mechanics. It was just the right amount of information to keep me interested and challenged but not so much that I was overwhelmed the 1st week. From just 15 -30 minutes a day of practicing, I have already gained some flexibility in my fingers and am beginning to have a "feel" for the instrument. I have seen more improvement and learned more from Paul and the exercises he has given me in just 2 lessons than I have collectively ever learned from any other teacher in the past or any book or online tutorial. His knowledge of the instrument, as well as music theory, is vast and he knows how to break it down into digestible bits for maximum benefit to the student. So I am not only learning to play guitar, I am also being introduced to music theory in a very easy to understand manner. He is very patient and creates a safe and supportive environment in which to learn comfortably. I am SO glad I found him!!! His way of teaching really works or me ~ I feel hopeful, inspired and motivated for the first time ever in attempting to learn this instrument. Thank you Paul and Thank You Take Lessons !!
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Ahmad G.

208 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Rank #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. from Slash/ Guitar Center
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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.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

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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Pat
I fell into the pattern of doing the same thing over and over on guitar and needed help getting a fresh perspective. Ahmad is an excellent teacher. He taught me a lot of new theory to make my playing more interesting, as well as different techniques to change up my sound.

Highly Recommended!
Lauren B.
Wow ! So excited I started taking guitar lessons with Ahmad,and he has been so easy to work with ! Ahmad has been able to teach me and my son acoustic guitar - so much progress in just a short period of time ! Beyond professional and highly trained Ahmad is able individualize the lesson to your learning style and music preferences! Highly recommend !
Mike
I just started talking lessons with Ahmad and already I've learned SO much. As others have mentioned, he tries to get a sense of your musical interests and playing style in order to know you better and how you want to grow as a player.

He knows his music theory and has a great ear, which helps as he explains not only how a song goes, but the fundamental behind it. He also is very prepared with plans and practice sheets and tries to make lessons laid back and enjoyable.

Highly recommend taking lessons from this guy.
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Brandi B.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Southeastern Louisiana University
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Brandi B.

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I have been playing the guitar for 15 years. As a graduate from Southeastern Louisiana University, I have been teaching guitar and ukulele lessons as well as classes since the spring of 2017. I hold a bachelor's degree in music performance with my primary instrument being the guitar.
I can help you to acquire a solid foundation of music theory knowledge. You can help to better understand music theory concepts if they are paired with guitar techniques to supplement them.
If you are a complete beginner, do not be afraid! I will help you to learn at a pace which is comfortable but still effective for you. These lessons will be focused and designed to fit YOUR needs. Let's learn together :)

About Brandi

My name is Brandi and I am ready to become your music teacher! Playing the guitar has been my passion for 14 years and counting. As a part of the talented music program throughout my high school years, I decided that I wanted to pursue music as a profession. I attended Southeastern Louisiana Univer

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Nadia
Brandi is very nice and a good teacher.
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Ethan
I really enjoyed my first lesson and excited to learn more.

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"Groovy Judy is a "great guitar teacher" with "unique" and "very effective" teaching methods.
Thanks to Judy, my son Joseph plays complete songs very well by Pink Floyd, Green Day, Modest Mouse and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers using strumming and picking.
Joseph is extremely happy with the guitar skills that he received from Groovy Judy !"
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Took Guitar lessons from Judy G.
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"Fantastic instructor.

Extremely knowledgeable, has a strong background in music, accomplished guitarist, understands people learn different ways, always well prepared to teach and willing to help guide you through your musical journey."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Justin's enthusiasm as a guitarist and instructor is absolutely infectious. He had great insight that brought me nearly immediate improvement and showed me exercises that make practicing fun. I'm really glad to have found him!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Justin R.
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"Had my first lesson with Courtney and she was very enthusiastic about teaching! She was patient, thorough, and well organized with her instructions and provided a good foundation to build upon. I'm looking forward to future lessons as she has motivated me to enjoy the therapeutic sounds of the guitar. I'll also likely take piano lessons following the guitar. I would highly recommend Courtney!"
Gerald
Took Guitar lessons from Courtney K.
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"Blake is a seasoned musician with experience in just about every genre imaginable. Whether it's technique, harmony, theory or aural skills, he can explain any seemingly difficult idea in a concise, logical way. With all the knowledge of a conservatory trained guitarist and gigging musician, he's a down to earth teacher who simply loves music and is passionate about sharing it with his students."
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Took Guitar lessons from Blake P.
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"Mike is very patient with my daughter. My daughter looks forward to and is excited about going to every lesson so far!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael J.
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"Chris is an excellent guitar teacher with knowledge rooted in music theory. He'll not only teach you how to play the guitar, but he'll help you understand exactly what you're doing so you can play better, grow faster and comprehend more. His lessons are tailored specifically to the student to help you reach the guitar goals you're trying to achieve."
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Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Ben is a great teacher for a beginner like me. He is patient, professional and flexible with schedule."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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"I just had my first lesson with Michael. He was a friendly guy and a solid guitarist. We started to hone in on my goals and put together a plan; off to a good start."
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"Stephen is an excellent teacher. My child has enjoyed taking guitar with Stephen much more than the previous guitar teacher. The advancement in skill of my child in the past year has been tremendous. I highly recommend Stephen especially for Christian parents who maybe looking for an awesome Christian guitar teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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