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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 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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Rich
I have been taking guitar lessons from Ahmad for a few months. He's a fabulous player whose musicianship and enthusiasm are worth making time for. Ahmad's taste in music is so broad that he can take you anywhere you care to go. I'm beginning
to transcribe and use music editing software to write out guitar parts. Ahmad is helping me with this.
Erik S.
Samantha
We love Ahmad! We have been taking lessons with Ahmad for about 2 years now and have seen great progress.

I have in the past and would recommend again Ahmad for well structured and fun music classes!!

Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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. 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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Cristopher E.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Cristopher E.

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Need help with the electric guitar? I can help you with everything from beginning technique to advanced techniques such as sweep picking, fast scales/arpeggios, natural and artificial harmonics, hybrid picking, finger tapping, legato, advanced scales and chords, etc.

About Cristopher

If you feel like you're stuck or hit a wall, I can help take your skills to the next level; I can help you improve your technique, learn difficult songs, learn more about gear and gigs and performing, help you learn how to play any chord, key, or scale in any position, or help you learn how to solo

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Derek R.
I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!
Yuka O.
Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring.
Caleb
Great teacher. Very helpful and patient

Meet Online Electric Guitar Teachers Serving San Jose, CA

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Ahmad G.

201 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ahmad G.

201 Reviews
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Online Electric Guitar Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
Rich
I have been taking guitar lessons from Ahmad for a few months. He's a fabulous player whose musicianship and enthusiasm are worth making time for. Ahmad's taste in music is so broad that he can take you anywhere you care to go. I'm beginning
to transcribe and use music editing software to write out guitar parts. Ahmad is helping me with this.
Erik S.
Samantha
We love Ahmad! We have been taking lessons with Ahmad for about 2 years now and have seen great progress.

I have in the past and would recommend again Ahmad for well structured and fun music classes!!
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Jonathan F.

48 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan F.

48 Reviews
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Real guitar lessons, real training no gimmicks and no games and no unrealistic expectations, I have a straightforward approach to teaching the guitar in judgement free, laid back, and fun environment. I teach and speak in a way “non-musicians” can understand! So if learning the guitar in a fun way and learning at your own pace sounds like fun, then sign up with me!

About Jonathan

My name is Jonathan, I’ve been playing guitar and studying the guitar for over 15 years and I’ve been teaching with TakeLessons for 5 years. The minute I started learning the guitar I couldn’t stop. After purchasing many books and DVDs I came across a Gospel Guitar DVD by the amazing and incomparab

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Stetson
Jonathan is amazing! He is our second instructor and now favorite! He has a kind and happy easy going demeanor. My son enjoyed his lesson so much a no can’t wait for next one! Jonathan took time to make sure he understood my sons current level of knowledge and ability and made plans for future lessons accordingly. We are beyond pleased! He also inquired what kinds of music my son likes to ensure he not only is learning but enjoys himself as well!
Lisa H.
helped me with quit a lot in one lesson
Alice S.
I've tried taking music lessons in the past, but this time, I had a whole lot of fun. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and patient. I look forward to the next lesson.
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Morgan W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2014
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Morgan W.

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Lessons with me are like playing a video game that trains you to be good at music. Seriously. Every exercise we do will generate a score, and you can practice between lessons in order to “beat your high score” during the next one. Ask me anything!

About Morgan

Morgan Wells is a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, voice, ukulele, piano), vocalist/lyricist, audio engineer, composer, and improvisor. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Musicians Institute with a Minor Degree in Audio Engineering, and is a skilled operator of music software programs suc

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"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"
Jera
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"Dave is the best instructor I could have hoped for. As an older beginner, I was not sure how much I could pick up but I have made good progress in the past year with his lessons. Lots of fun, look forward to learning more riffs and songs!"
Ken Chavez
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dave B.
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"Greg really helped me get started with my love of the electric guitar. He introduced me to a lot of tools and ideas to help me continue on in my crazy busy life. Definitely recommend him for a student at any level."
Andrea
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Marcela is an incredible teacher! She is really great at teaching the basics while working you up to playing styles of music that interest you. I'm really excited for our next lesson!"
Natalia
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Marcela C.
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"Luke is a very kind and thoughtful teacher! He made the lesson fun and education and I left each day with something new to practice! He found the best way to teach me quickly and was overall a great teacher!"
Savannah
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Luke H.
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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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"Pat really knows his stuff with jazz guitar. My goal has been to study chord melody with some jazz standards and modal jazz, and Pat has a lot of ideas with chord shapes, voicings, scale choices and alternate and passing chords. I play a lot of rock tunes as well and I've found the lessons with Pat have really helped me expand how I look at playing those songs as well. As a teacher, Pat is really patient and provides really useful supplemental charts. Highly recommended."
Jon
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Pat B.
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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."
Herb
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Really good demeanor. Knowledgeable. Humorous. Patient. Great first lesson."
Jeff
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"My daughter (now age 8) has been taking lessons from Chris for over a year now. He has taught her so much already and she is always eager to learn more! He is so patient with her and always willing to teach her new fun songs which she loves! He is a great teacher."
Amy
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Chris D.
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