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Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
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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. 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 opportunity 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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Ahmad G.

177 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Uma
Ahmad is an amazing teacher. My daughter took guitar from him for over a year and she progressed quickly both in skill level with guitar, but also in confidence and social skills. My daughter has some issues relating to other people, including some speech issues, and I was upfront with Ahmad about this before signing her up. He was amazing the whole way. Always positive and always a great communicator both in person and via email.
Ronald
I love Guitar Lessons with Ahmad. Going on my second year of guitar lessons with Ahmad. Great atmosphere and great teacher.
Susan
Damn. I was impressed by Ahmad. He is active in the music community and masterful! I was able to master some of the techniques that I was stuck on guitar. Now I don't embarrass myself when I perform.

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
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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.

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Daniel O.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BA in Music with a Performance Concentration from Hunter College
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Daniel O.

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Hi there, I'm Dan. I've been playing guitar as my main instrument for 16 years, as well as Bass, Ukulele, Piano, and Vocals. Music is my passion, and I cannot imagine a better way of devoting my time than spreading the gift of this amazing craft.

I've been giving one-on-one musical instruction since 2012, beginning at the Oceanside School of Music and then transitioning to private lessons. I pride myself on the ability to cater each lesson to every student's individual needs, tastes, and goals. Someone once told me, "the goal of the teacher is to make themselves obsolete," and I couldn't agree more. Whether you've never picked up a guitar before or want to perfect your already advanced technique, I'll be here to make sure you achieve your goals and have fun learning.

About Daniel

I am a working performer, singer-songwriter, and guitar player. I currently am the songwriter and frontman of a regularly gigging band and have been leading this project since 2014. I have years of extensive jazz and music theory training on guitar and bass. Hi there, I'm Dan and I hope to

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Adan D.
The first visit was great! Daniel was very patient and kind. He asked Adan about his interests and planned with him how they would proceed with the future lessons. He even gave him homework! Adan is happy to do it and he said he could not wait for his next lesson.
Sanford W.
Great Guitar instructor with a lot of patients.
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Dave M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Dave M.

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Many people think playing acoustic guitar is the same as playing the electric. While this isn't completely untrue, there are subtle differences that are key to mastering either or both. When we sit down to work on building our skills on an acoustic guitar, we'd go at a pace comfortable for you, and you'll be playing like a pro in no time.

About Dave

Hi, my name is Dave, and I've been teaching guitar & bass for almost 15 years. Working as a professional musician, I've made the time to teach students of all ages. Teaching has been my passion alongside performing since I first picked up an instrument, and I look forward to meeting and working wit

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Julian
Dave is a great teacher and has helped me for 2 years whenever I have a problem he takes time out of the lesson to help me on a specific instruction. He pushes me to do better but we still go at a place we’re I am comfortable.
Adam
My kids loved Dave and can’t wait for him to come back!
Van
As highly as Dave's previous reviews spoke of him, he still managed to exceed any expectations I had. He was calm, reassuring, and it was immediately apparent just how comfortable he is teaching small children. Dave managed to hold the attention of my 5 year old for the entire lesson, and left my son excited about learning and confident that he can do it! I feel very fortunate to have found such a great teacher for my child.
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Mike D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students Male: 11 to 69; Female: 11 to 49
  • Art and Music from Gannon University
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Mike D.

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Learn to improvise in rock and blues. Build your vocabulary of guitar phrases.
Understand basic music theory and how it is useful. Learn the styles of Clapton, Page, SRV, BB King, Southern Rock, Albert King, Joe Bonnamassa and more.
Study with an experienced professional that will teach you as an individual. Mike loves what he does and can help you get more enjoyment out of the guitar!
Get past the pentatonic scale, book a lesson today!

About Mike

I have 40 years experience helping guitarists get better with more enjoyment. I have taught and played professionally all my life. I have performed at many festivals and concerts. I used to sit in with Les Paul in NYC , I am globally known for my video demos on line. I've been the opening act for

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in San Jose is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Guilherme is a wonderful teacher! He is patient, kind and knowledgeable. He helps me stay on task, stay motivated and learn! I highly recommend him!"
Frances
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Guilherme F.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joe B.
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"If you are searching for someone who has talent, enthusiasm and the gift of knowing how to share their musical knowledge with you in a manner that is also FUN, then look no further. Francesca is the "real deal". In the short space of a single lesson she can tie in music theory, keyboards, harmonica and guitar so that it all makes sense. Thank you Francesca!"
Bill
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"Both of my children love working with Michael. He is easy going but organized and stays on task. His plans are very customized to my specific children and they look forward to each week."
Wendi Brassington
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michael R.
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"Alex was very patient and very helpful. I would definitely recommend him to anyone :-)"
Mary
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex R.
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"Both of our kids really enjoyed their first lesson. They talked the whole way home about what they learned and what they needed to practice on. :)"
Tanner
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"Patient, Responsible, Awesome!"
jiasheng Zhu
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"My kid really likes his teacher and is picking up reading notes.we will continue to with lessons"
Enrique
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Very informative and fun to work with! He's extremely educated about guitar and is patient with your progress. He let's you work on songs that you want to work on and explains everything in ways that make the fundamentals easier to grasp. I would definitely recommend him to anyone!"
Sam
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"She's very patient, positive, and encouraging with my daughter. Who gets to jam with the professional guitarist at the end of each lesson."
Mai Lon
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Karen W.
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