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Mark B.

26 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mark B.

26 Reviews
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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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Alex L.

6 Reviews
Fremont, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Student of the Year from Ohlone College
  • Associates of Music from Ohlone College
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Alex L.

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I am a long time teacher, and student of Music at San Jose State University. I want to help you become a better player, and a better musician! I will teach you theory, technique, how to learn your favorite songs by ear, and how to write your own! I want to be the teacher that I always wished I had when I was learning. Send me a message and let's get started!

About Alex

I was passionate about music when I was younger, but I never had the tools to get where I wanted. Music was always a mystery to me and I got stuck learning from tabs and not stepping out of my circle of knowledge. It wasn't until I pursued music seriously that my love for the art really took off. I

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Nicholas C.
Alex is very personable. Has good energy and it seems obvious he is passionate about his work. Good communication skills and tries to offer as much direction as possible in the time allotted. Am excited to continue working with Alex, advancing my education and skills.
Hailey Anne O.
Great with kids and thorough with his lesson.
Pratibha
Alex is experienced and seasoned guitar teacher . My kid is learning and enjoying at the same time
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Ahmad G.

177 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Awarded Rank #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. from Slash/ Guitar Center
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ahmad G.

177 Reviews
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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.

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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.

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John M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Music from Lee College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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John M.

6 Reviews
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Despite what TakeLessons says about my location, I can come to you even if you don't live on the East side.

About John

I have an associates degree in music and I have been teaching lessons for 10 years now. I also have experience as a substitute teacher. As a substitute, I have taught all grades, all subjects, and I have helped out many kinds of students each with their own way of learning. Besides teaching, I l

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Carolynn M.
Great teacher. He definitely knows music.
RJ
John is incredibly smart about theory and understanding the guitar having worked out his own individual way of learning that he is happy to share his trade secrets.
Melinda A.
My son was new guitar player, he has now had several lessons with John. We have seen his skills grown exponentially. John really connects with him and keeps him engaged. He has taught him soo much in such a short span of time. John is a fantastic teacher!

Ben G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben G.

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Have played in many local cover bands covering bass for mostly Rock songs

About Ben

Dedicated guitarist with 10 years’ experience in electric, acoustic and bass guitars. Have received private guitar lessons and participated in multiple seasons in Rock School at The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. Also performed with the Blake High School Guitar Symphony at Bla

Brian C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian C.

1 Review
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Electric bass - learn songs, riffs, and how to target notes during any chord progression

About Brian

Hi! I’m a Maine certified K-12 music teacher with over 15 years of experience teaching music privately and in the classroom. I’ve also been performing as a guitarist and singer throughout Maine and New England for the past seven years. I was born in 1972 in Washington D.C. and grew up in Linco

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Jo
Very good first lesson.

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"Greg is a magnificent bass player - not only from a skill perspective but also as a teacher. He has a comprehensive understanding of music foundation and applies that knowledge and understanding to every level of player. Greg’s expertise with his easy disposition, patience, and sense of humor, all combine to make for a really fun and beneficial learning experience. Highly recommend."
Dan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg was my daughters teacher...he was so encouraging and used the music she loved to teach her."
Amy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg is an exceptional teacher of all ages. He has an infectious enthusiasm for teaching aspiring musicians from beginner to accomplished."
Hank
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Aaron was a great teacher! I enjoyed how great he was at explaining things to me and he really went at a pace that worked well for me. I think that Aaron really knows his stuff and it come's out when he teaches his lessons. I would highly recommend taking lessons with Aaron!"
willie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"Matt is awesome, He is passionate about music and it shows in his teachings. He creates a comfortable environment and is very patient so learning comes naturally. I would highly recommend Matt to anyone who is serious about seeing results."
Jesse
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"I had the pleasure to take bass lessons with Paul for several years. He was knowledgable, attentive, and patient while at the same time always advocating for me to challenge myself. I learned some great fundamental skills and how to come up with my own bass lines to incorporate into the band I play with. I highly recommend Paul if you are interested in getting better at the bass!"
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"Great teacher! I learn so much more in my lessons with David than I think I ever would anywhere else. He is very patient and breaks down music theory so it is easy to understand. Bass is tricky for me and he helps me understand my place more and provides context. He also instills a lot of confidence in my abilities and gives great feedback. And he's a lot of fun!"
Chloe
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David B.
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"Gave me excellent instruction and direction for my future bass guitar practicing and development

After only five lessons last summer, I was not able to continue with Rob due to personal time constraints and lack of practice time, but during those lessons Rob gave me invaluable instruction, fixed my hand positions, took me in the direction I wanted to go, and as my last request from him, developed a very comprehensive long term development plan I could follow on my own, as time permitted. Rob was very patient and seemed extremely knowledgeable regarding the specifics of bass guitar technique and theory. Thanks, Rob, for giving me a direction and helping me get started the right way."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"Ron is a versatile musician and teacher. I've been playing bass guitar for over 15 years and Ron has helped me tremendously to "up my game" in to the challenging and exciting world of jazz. His lessons are all very well structured and planned out. He gets an "A+" from me!"
Shelby
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"A Great Musician and Bass Guitar Instructor!

Jon is one of the best instructor's I've come to know. Although I've only been taking lessons from him since February 2013; he has proven to be a true musician and a great teacher. His teaching style is relaxed which removes the pressure from learning how to play which allows you to absorb more instruction. He instills confidence in you while you're trying to play the instrument which motivates you to want to learn more. We even have a "jam" session at the end of my lesson which is really fun. I enjoy taking lessons from Jon and am sure that every who does (and plan to) share the same feeling. Good job Jon!"
Melvin
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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