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Nils B.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nils B.

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Obviously also depending on your specific goals and experience, besides learning your favorite songs, we'll discuss techniques, music theory and creating music yourself (improvisation and songwriting).

I can also provide helpful advice on guitar related aspects like sound/equipment, instrument setup /maintenance and recording.

About Nils

Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, age 5 or 500, in my experience, with even a few minutes of consistent daily practice anyone can learn music. Maybe your goal is to simply learn to play your favorite songs or maybe you want to learn to write your own music, improvise, or perform live. Li

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Julie
Nils is a capable teacher with clearly evident musical experience. I have been taking lessons from him for about 3 months now. He is particularly gifted at interpreting how a work should be played based on how it sounds or has been performed in the past, a skill he brings to bear for his students.
Richard H.
Awesome instructor! Patient, encouraging, very knowledgeable. Highly recommend!
John
Nils is an extremely knowledgeable and accomplished instructor. He has extraordinary patience and excellent teaching skills. Coming from an adult student with high expectations, Nils has constantly delivered instructional value far beyond beyond what my paid "app" lessons were able to teach me. I highly recommend you give Nils a shot if you want to take your guitar playing to the next level.
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Russell S.

22 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $120
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your music skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
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Jeremiah B.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jeremiah B.

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I have been teaching guitar since 2005. I personally lean toward rock, blues, jazz, gospel , christian contemporary and pop. I've taught in school districts and churches for 2 years so I've come across many different styles and genres. Many of you have specific goals that will be honored in our lessons but I will tell you from experience that UNDERSTANDING is better than knowing. You will learn concepts that will apply to several genres and even techniques.

I have 4 levels of curriculum. Level 1 is for true beginners that may not even know ANYTHING about guitar. Level 2 is for the person that may know some chords like " G ", " C " , " D " or " Am ", etc. Level 3 is someone who knows all of the " open " chords and has moved on to barre chords but hasn't yet mastered many chord voicing on the fretboard. Also, this individual could be ready to explore the world of guitar improvisation and soloing. Level 4 is an extended study of the above levels. This student could journey deep into ...

About Jeremiah

Hello, My name is Jeremiah and I'm excited to be your teacher. Music has been in my blood since birth. I come from a family of singers and performers. I started my musical journey as boy singing in choirs. In middle school I picked up the saxophone, in high school I started guitar, and I've been pla

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Daniz
Great experience!
Jeremiah has a unique teaching method and is hands down the best!
Very outgoing, down to earth, funny, helpful, and an awesome voice coach
Highly recommend! I learned so much from him.
Joshua
Jeremiah Brewer is a top notch instructor. He really cares that his students understand the material he uses. He's also the kind of teacher that really invests into each person he mentors. If you're looking to really improve on your craft then Jeremiah is the teacher for you.
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Rebecca M.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music – Popular Music Performance from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rebecca M.

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I've been playing guitar for 19 years and teaching for 10. In my teaching experiences so far, my students have gone from little or absolutely no experience, to playing their favorite songs in just a few short weeks. I will work with you to set goals and will customize lessons to work toward accomplishing them.

About Rebecca

Welcome! My name is Becca M. and I am an experienced songwriter, guitarist, and performer looking to share my knowledge and love of music with others. I am available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons. I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and graduated this May 2017 with a Bachel

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Kenny
Becca is an excellent teacher. She is very patient and explains things very well. She's also prompt and communicative and easy to work with on scheduling.
Tommy C.
Based on our first lesson, I would highly recommend Becca for a teacher of young kids. She came to the class prepared, was very patient with my son, and left him wanting more and with something to work on. It was a very good experience.
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Marwan N.

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Los Angeles, CA
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marwan N.

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Hi! I love teaching music because I believe music is an essential part of us that should be available for everyone. I base my curriculum heavily on what the student is interested in learning. Of course we will go over the fundamentals, we will practice ear training, and learn basic music theory, but the music we learn will be totally up to you and what makes you tick.

About Marwan

I am a guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer based out of Los Angeles, CA. I have earned my bachelor's degree in Guitar performance, and I regularly play many styles including funk, RnB, Jazz, Pop, Rock, and Hip Hop. I am also the curator of a weekly music and art show called Apiary, where

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Matthew B.

6 Reviews
La Puente, CA
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  • Speaks
  • Music Performance from Musician's Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew B.

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I’m well versed in more than one style! Let’s talk about your vision and goals and come up with a gameplan!

About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio eng

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Jules
Matthew teaches preschool music classes with our music company and he’s just wonderful with the young children.
He’s enthusiastic, upbeat and gets all the kids singing and dancing along. The kids have so much fun they don’t even know that they’re learning.
Matthew has a big repertoire of kids friendly songs and musical fun activities.
Matthew is a pleasure to work with.
We are so happy to have Matthew as a part of our music family.
Jules Moss, JULES MUSIC 4 KIDS, LLC
Patrick Tupper
Great instructor.
Took group classes with guitar and ukulele.

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"I have learned from Greg for about a year now. He is a great instructor who exhibits patience and sincere dedication that his students learn as much as they possibly can to improve and enjoy their musical passions."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"he is the best teacher ever he understands music a lot and he can teach you very good/fun songs.

he is the best guitar teacher and he is young and very talented"
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"Great lessons! Providing lots of avenues to take my playing to the next level. Nils gives very clear explanations and has a great understanding of music theory and how to apply it"
Adam
Took Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Mr. Salvador has been an incredible addition in the lives of me and my family. Our home has been a warm and musical place since we met Salva, as he has been so much more than just a teacher -- he's been a close friend.

Both excellent as a musician and as an instructor, Salvador is the kind of person I would gladly recommend for students of any age. Just don't be afraid to have fun!"
Jake
Took Guitar lessons from Salvador B.
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"I’m an adult learner and could not be more pleased with Nate as a teacher. His energy, talent, knowledge of all kinds of music and easy going, relaxed personality has made lessons fun and without stress. Nate prepares and goes out of his way to research and find things for me to learn and work on. He is able to come up with things on the fly that can benefit you while in the lesson. He communicates very well, and explains more complex things in a way you can understand them and if not…he’s very easy to talk to and I don’t’ feel embarrassed to as those “stupid” questions. He is able to help me with any kind of music whether it be the blues, country, rock and roll or heavy metal. With all that said, I would highly recommend Nate as a teacher for guitar for all ages."
Scott
Took Guitar lessons from Nathan D.
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"Sam is very patient."
Anabel
Took Guitar lessons from Sam M.
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"Best teacher I've ever had, period.

I've been taking lessons with Jason for about 5 years, and it's been fantastic. Jason is super-knowledgeable about technique and music theory, and incredibly patient. His lessons have always been tailored for me, and paced to match my level so that I can still make steady progress - and (just as importantly) have fun doing it. I've gone from stumbling to understand how to play, to playing whole songs, improvising, and analyzing progressions, and it's been great the whole time.

I ask a ton of music theory questions and he is more than willing to go into detail about any topic. He'll tab out solos, explain tiny nuances of how to to play riffs, and he knows how to approach everything to ensure that you understand - and that what you learned sticks with you.

If you want to work on a song or a technique, he'll help you do that. If you want to learn music theory, or guitar maintenance, or reading music, just ask, and he'll do that. I can honestly say that I've never had a better teacher in any subject, and that's not an exaggeration."
Jay
Took Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Very knowledgeable,easy to follow and understand"
John
Took Guitar lessons from Natalie H.
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"Excellent instructor and great musician!"
Amelia
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Chris is a stellar teacher. He helped me learn Knockin on Heaven's Door and Tequila Sunrise in the first 2 sessions. Love his thoughtful approach to learning."
Benjamin
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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