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Ahmad G.

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San Jose, CA
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  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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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, ...

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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. & 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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Terry
Ahmad is so amazing and great!. He is very flexible, can schedule classes via email and is totally approachable. I am learning a ton already.
Marc
Recently, I joined an 18 piece jazz band as their guitarist before realizing I was in way over my head. The speed and complexity of the chord changes were bit too much for me even though I have been playing at home for some 40 years and now I'm in my 50s. Freaking out and not wanting to be a quitter, I decided to ask for the best jazz guitar instructor in Seattle so that I could learn whatever I could in two months (our first gig.) I was told that Ahmad would be a great match for me. I sent him an email and received a response the same evening with the days and times that he could fit me into his schedule. What a relief, I thought, and began to relax.

Sitting down with Ahmad, I realized how much I didn't know about music theory and the guitar fret board and decided to begin lessons twice per week. It's been just over a month now I cannot believe how much sense music theory and the guitar fret board makes to me right now. Ahmad has really laid it out a good foundation so that I can see how everything fits together like never before. Ahmad not only understands jazz guitar, but he also knows how to teach according to the way a person learns. Recently, the stress of playing with a big jazz band has gone away.

After talking with several other students of Ahmad who were waiting for their lessons to begin, I learned that he was a really great instructor for all sorts of guitar lessons. And everyone seemed very pleased. I've have been to other guitar instructors in the past and I will highly rate Ahmad for jazz guitar, a solid 5 stars.
Jimmy L
I took several guitar classes with Ahmad a while back - he is an excellent instructor and very personable. He was more concerned with teaching me how to play the guitar rather than trying to get me to pay for more sessions. I still have his very helpful teaching notes!

In addition to the actual instruction, he also had great advice on what to or not to buy - I am an expert at the violin (this is not like an Asian thing but I had insisted to learn it) but was a complete novice with the guitar. It also helps that he is a bonafide musician in an actual band - I attended one of his concerts, which was very enjoyable, but had to leave before I could talk to him.

Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Judy G.

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Greetings!
I've been playing guitar for 40 years, teaching guitar for over 15 years. I also am the leader, songwriter, rhythm & lead guitarist of my own band.

Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to tune the instrument and play easy songs.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunities quarterly.

I typically use Hal Leonard books, as well as various other books and songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing guitar for 40 years and teaching private and group lessons for 16 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwr

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Austin
Judy was very supportive, cheerful, and kind.
Molly
She's a good teacher . She also put up with me not knowing anything well.
Rodger R.
Started with some basics and built on that. Was very helpful in showing me tuning, proper hand positioning, and how to improve my fingering (those pesky notes). Got a lot for the first class and enough homework to keep me busy! Will be meeting again next week.
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Alec D.

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  • Speaks Chinese, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.S in Education & Social Policy from Northwestern University
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Alec D.

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I am a lifelong musician passionate about guitar improvisation - I pride myself on being able to play over any song within 30 seconds of hearing it. I am so excited to share my experience with you all so that you can experience the same joy that I do every time I learn a new song.

About Alec

I am a lifelong musician, songwriter and music producer and I am so excited to have the opportunity to share my experience with you!!! I am excited to work with you to learn the songs that YOU love, and learn how to develop your own style in the process. I specialize in guitar improvisation, and

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Nicole
Alec is super encouraging and positive! His lesson plans are thorough and adaptive!

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Bennett D.

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  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded University Honors Scholar from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bennett D.

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I've been teaching music for five years. Within the first few lessons, your technique on the guitar will vastly improve and you'll learn how to hold a pick, sit with the guitar, and maintain correct left-hand posture. Once you have the basics down, you'll be able to start playing whatever style of music you want. I teach all ages, experience levels, and musical styles and I can't wait to meet you!

About Bennett

I'm a professional guitarist and pianist who has recently graduated from New York University's Jazz Performance program. I am also a student in Manhattan School of Music's master's jazz program. My mom started me on piano before I can remember - I was one or two years old. I quickly developed an a

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Eileen
Bennett's a great teacher! My seven-year-old son has been taking piano lessons with him for a year, and right now they're working on Fur Elise, one of my favorite songs. My son loves his lessons and looks forward to them every week.
John
I met Bennett when he was the musical director for two musicals that my daughter was in. I was totally blown away by his piano skills and my child really enjoyed him, so we started taking lessons with him. He's been an amazing teacher over the last couple years and my child has developed a passion for music. He's an incredibly nice guy, very relatable, down-to-earth, and very passionate about what he does.
David
I've been taking lessons with Bennett for over a year now. He's a great teacher and musician - after a few months I was playing Free Bird! Can't recommend him enough!
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Jake F.

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  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jake F.

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Berklee Graduate with more than 15 years on guitar. I can teach any range of experience levels, and I also specialize in taking people through the steps of being able to record their own songs and produce their own demos so they can show their work to people!

I've worked as a music teacher, professional session guitarist, as a lead singer of a pop band, as a producer, as a social media manager for a music festival, and more. I try to approach each student with the utmost patience and individualism, catering the curriculum to their music tastes and experience. Happy to teach reading tabs, and learning classic rock songs, but also equally happy to teach jazz standards and talk about more advanced techniques on guitar.

I look forward to meeting you!

About Jake

Berklee Graduate. I can teach any range of experience levels, and I also specialize in taking people through the steps of being able to record their own songs and produce their own demos so they can show their work to people! I've worked as a music teacher, professional session guitarist, as a

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Nathan D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nathan D.

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Anything and everything guitar is my specialty. Electric or acoustic welcome. We will cover the parts of the instrument and why everything is so darn important (like how to stay in tune!). We can perfect your guitar's signal flow, pedals, and amplifier settings, too!

All kinds of styles from simple note picking and open chords to pop/rock/punk/metal/blues/jazz and more.

Want to learn basic rhythm? lead? fast strumming? how about making those big chords without making your hands hurt? I can help! You'll be jamming along with your favorite songs and with friends in no time.

I typically will teach and write guitar using tablature instead of standard sheet music. These are a simple set of lines and numbers that are much easier to read, and once learned will instantly give you access to thousands of songs.

Also I can show you how to play with a capo or slide, fingerstyle or pick. If you want to learn grunge or sing deep, I can show you how to play in lower tunings as ...

About Nathan

Hello! My name is Nathan, but you can also call me Nate or Nay. I have played guitar, bass, and drums for over twenty years. I also sing, play piano, and play several wind instruments. I compose music, and I have been involved in numerous live performance bands and recording studio proj

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Mohsin H.
Nathan is great!
Reza H.
Karen
Nathan is an excellent teacher. He is very clear in his explanations and helped me to better understand guitar chords, strumming patterns and fingering. He gave me several exercises to work on in the coming weeks. I am looking forward to my next class.
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"Greg taught my son Daniel. Daniel came a long way during his lessons with Greg. Good teacher."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Matt is the best. He can play Rammstein which is a big plus with me."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Donnie is a great teacher. He has good patience. He also gives you material to work which helps to keep you on track."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Ahmad is fantastic. I have never touched a musical instrument in my life. After several lessons, Ahmad taught me to play music, read music, and appreciate music. Ahmad is very knowledgeable, patient with his students, and just a cool guy that enjoys playing music and teaching music. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate level, or advanced level guitar player, everyone can benefit from Ahmad. Ahmad is the best!"
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Dave is an awesome instructor! He is very knowledgable and gives me everything I need to have productive practice sessions. He also explains the material really well. The lessons are super chill which makes them fun and I have been improving quickly."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dave B.
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"Really cool down to earth guy, that's determined to teach you whatever you want to learn on guitar."
Cody
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dennis O.
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"Fantastic instructor with a breadth of knowledge but also the patience to explain everything. He is always willing to deconstruct concepts in order to make them easier to understand. Helped me understand fundamental chords and scales in theory and in practice. Also, he showed me how to play some songs i requested and showed me how to improve on the parts i had trouble with. Very nice guy and a real professional!"
Anthony
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Emiliano T.
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"Great instructor! I saw lots of improvement from week to week. Passionate teacher, who gave me great exercises, and understanding to improve my skills. Would recommend to work with him!"
Jenny
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dmitry C.
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"What can I say that hasn't already been said about Greg. From the beginner guitar player to experienced shredding virtuosos. Greg caters to each individual's needs and wants. As he says he is truly passionate about you and that innate ability of him carries over into his instructing.

As every great teacher I have ever known, he has a balanced approach to his delivery. He wants you to have fun, but he also helps you realize; to be good at playing any instrument... it also takes work and practice. However it's "applied" practice w/ tools to get you where you want to go faster than most other instructors!

Go see GBC today!!"
Vinny Vincent
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"My daughter loves her lessons with Jeff. He is a very skilled guitarist and makes it fun to learn. He is able to teach her quite a bit in the amount of time she has with him. She looks forward to her lessons and enjoys practicing what she’s learned in between."
Katelyn
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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