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Colin M.

Colin M.

4.9(10)
I'm a believer that almost anyone can learn to play music well, and guitar is no exception. It's something which seems difficult at first, but has a series of specific steps (like any instrument) which take the mystery out of it, and get you playing in no time! I love seeing students improve on this instrument and seeing how much fun they have once they begin to play songs they love.
$1$35
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Richard C.

Richard C.

4.9(123)
Flat picking is the name of the game with this style. You will learn the scales and picking pattern to create and authentic bluegrass sound.
$1$35
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Donnie E.

Donnie E.

4.9(166)
If you are a beginning guitar enthusiast and want to learn how to play the right way, I can help you. I have been playing guitar for 15 years and have experience playing rock, jazz, and blues guitar. Plus, I use an award winning program that I'll personally tailor to your needs! Please feel free to ask me any questions! Book now to take advantage of my new premium quality guitar lessons!
$1$45
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James S.

James S.

5(27)
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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Andrew C.

Andrew C.

5(93)
Fun and personalized lessons for aspiring Guitarists of all ages. Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced, my years of experience can show you a practical approach to learning music and exploring the guitar. Enjoy learning your favorite songs in a relaxed environment at my studio or online from the comfort of your own home. My students have many different musical tastes and lessons are always unique from person to person. Learn at your own pace. I build my program around your interests and goals. Become the musician you've always wanted to be and have fun doing it!
$1$57
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Lee Q.

Lee Q.

4.9(73)
Lee teaches acoustic guitar using a holistic and minimalist musical approach — you only learn what you really need to know. Learn how to play songs and have fun while you increase your guitar skills. Students can learn on a steel-string acoustic guitar, or a nylon string (classical) guitar. No note-reading is required to learn chord progressions, song structure, and effective strumming and picking patterns for folk, blues and rock acoustic guitar. Lee offers her own visual materials and chord grids, popular acoustic songs, and select acoustic guitar method books. She's also a Beatles expert and can take you from "Twist and Shout" to "Blackbird". Lee has performed and recorded as a singer-songwriter-guitarist since 2001, including hundreds of performances in the New Orleans area, ten years of performances at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, and appearances at acoustic venues across the USA. • Award-winning performing singer-songwriter • Bachelor of Music Education from Loyola University, New Orleans (Instrumental Music) • Master of Music from Belmont University, Nashville (Instrumental Pedagogy) • Guitar Instructor for community college, high school and middle school  • "Acoustic Intensive" instructor in acoustic guitar, music theory and songwriting for the National Guitar Workshop in New Orleans, Austin, Chicago, and Nashville
$1$25
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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
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Christian L.

Christian L.

5(26)
My main focus throughout my career can be broken down into 3 categories: -Technique -Knowledge of the fretboard -Chord and Scale knowledge I guarantee that if you are comfortable with these 3 areas, you will be able to play whatever you want, any style, any genre. Of course once the basics are finished we can then move into the specifics of your chosen style or chosen combination of styles. For example: -Jazz- We would start to focus more on larger chord voicings as well as a more complex scale language. Heavy emphasis on improvising -Blues- Less of an emphasis on chords and more on soloing, specifically articulation techniques like bending, sliding, vibrato, legato (hammer ons/pull offs), basically all of the things that will make you sound "bluesy" -Singer/Songwriter- Less emphasis on lead playing and more on keys, chord voicing, and chord progressions. Also song structure and melodic note choice. -Metal- Heavy emphasis on techniques such as hybrid picking, alternate picking, sweep picking, two-hand tapping, etc. Rhythm and ear training also becomes more important as many of the riffs you find in metal are not always in a key or based on simple rhythms. They instead come from what you think sounds good in your head. As you can see, your path as a "metal" guitarist can and will probably be different from the path of a "singer-songwriter" guitarist. They both, however, start from the same 3 concepts.
$1$40
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