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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner students. Please refer to my studio partner Melissa:
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Intermediate
Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs.

Advanced
Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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Mark B.

29 Reviews
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I teach beginners and intermediate students how to get around on the ukulele and have fun playing songs they want to learn.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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Tomas
The best
Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.
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Angie L.

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Starting at $34
  • Associate's Degree from Diablo Valley College
  • Teaches students 5 to 19
  • Teaches Beginner
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Angie L.

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I make creative fun lessons! I’m not hard to understand when explaining techniques! I make the lessons interesting with Kahoots, and videos, we also get to practice songs that the students actually want to learn all while learning cool ukulele techniques!

About Angie

Hi guys my name is Angie! I’ve played the ukulele for 8 years now! I only started teaching lessons 3 years ago but it already feels like I’ve been teaching forever! I love the ukulele and decided it’d be fun to help others to learn the cool instrument! I like to keep my lessons creative, fun, and u

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Julia P.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Associate's Degree in Theatre Performance from MacEwan University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julia P.

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When I was growing up, we all learned ukulele in Elementary school - when Uke started making its resurgence these last couple of years, I was quick to jump in and start teaching this super-fun, portable, "easy to get started" instrument! Play songs, accompany yourself singing - be the life of every party!

About Julia

I'm a passionate professional vocalist and a fourth generation music educator. With 20+ years of professional performing, coaching and teaching experience under my belt, I emphasize rhythm and musicality alongside technique and note reading. I always set myself the goal of learning what makes a mus

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Maddy
She was fun
Sarah
Julia is an amazing piano teacher who is always more than accommodating with her schedule. I love the way she teaches and she always uses great analogies to help me understand the lesson better. I am an adult who has never played piano and she has really made the learning experience fun for me. I look forward to continuing my lessons with her. Highly recommend!!
Vivi I.
Julia is great. Very professional and with great attitude to students.
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Rachel G.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Best Americana Band 2017 from VEER Magazine
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Rachel G.

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You decide what we learn--we can start with learning to read and play from a book for steady, foreseeable progress and goals, or simply start with the chords of your favorite songs from the radio--we can even learn tab--or all three! In our first lesson, we will discuss what your personal goals are for the ukulele and formulate a plan for your individual success, based on the type of music YOU want to learn.

Students describe me as patient, fun, and encouraging, and as your teacher, you can expect me to work with you from where you are, and with subjects and curriculum that match what you are interested in learning. *Please check my availability before signing up, as my time slots are quickly filling up!* I look forward to meeting you! Call Take Lessons today to sign up!

About Rachel

I have played and studied music for 30 years, performing internationally and appearing with groups on local and national radio and television, and have had the good fortune to share the stage and even record with some very talented individuals! As for teaching, I've taught hundreds of students o

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Marina
Rachel is a terrific violin teacher. My daughter is 13 and she starting taking violin lessons last year and now she has progressed so much from when she just begun. Rachel is really kind, patient, and funny. I highly recommend Rachel for violin lessons!!
Kristi M.
My two daughters, 13 and 16, have been taking lessons from Rachel for about a year now. They were beginning and intermediate levels. Both of them have enjoyed working with Rachel. She has kept lessons fun and engaging and we have seen a lot of progress. My daughters love celtic fiddle songs and Rachel has helped them play more on pitch and taught them some neat techniques. Rachel has also been very patient with our scheduling changes and is a great communicator.
Cindy
Rachel is a terrific and inspiring fiddle teacher. Lessons were focused on achieving my goals (which I did) but lots of fun too. Rachel is great at suggesting a number of approaches to improving your skills and also suggested some great new fiddle tunes! I highly recommend Rachel for fiddle lessons.
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Karen D.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

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Ukulele:
Sometimes abbreviated to uke, it is a member of the lute family of instruments; it generally employs four nylon or gut strings or four courses of strings. Some strings may be paired in courses, giving the instrument a total of six or eight strings. The ukulele originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian adaptation of the Portuguese machete, a small guitar-like instrument, which was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants, mainly from Madeira and the Azores. The tone and volume of the instrument vary with size and construction. Ukuleles commonly come in four sizes: soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone. If you just want to play songs I'm happy to teach you the songs you love. I can also teach you to become a musician by teaching from the beginning with the very basics of finger placement, reading, notes, rhythms, songs, scales, theory and improvisation....or, we can do both!

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.

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Average Cost of Ukulele Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ukulele lessons in San Jose is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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"Able to coach along a student with absolutely no talent - and make it fun."
mike
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"I really like Greg because he is always teaching me new things, but it’s also really fun. I came in with a desire to learn more things about the ukulele and I did. I even started guitar recently and I have enjoyed it so much. He understand what I am struggling with and helps me fix what I am doing wrong."
Lainey
Took Ukulele lessons from Greg C.
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"After completing my first lesson with Jason, I'm super stoked to practice what I have learned thus far! Looking forward to advancing my skills with the help of his expertise and patience! Thank you!"
Nicky
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Matt is a great teacher and super talented musician! I really enjoy learning from a musician that plays multiple instruments. His teaching method is innovative and fun yet easy to understand. I've taken 2 lessons from him so far and already felt more confident. He is encouraging and can't wait to learn more from him!"
Joan
Took Ukulele lessons from Matthew K.
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"Jessica was so engaging and supportive from a far! After one lesson my very beginner 7 year old daughter left singing Mary Had A Little Lamb and wanting to practice and show off what she has learned!"
Taylor
Took Ukulele lessons from Jessica R.
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"Excellent teacher for children to start early music lessons."
Daniel, Olivia, & Emma
Took Ukulele lessons from Tammy Y.
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"incredibly patient and open to what your interested in . highly recommend"
Kayla
Took Ukulele lessons from Edwin I.
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"Grant continues to be an excellent teacher for this beginner ukulele player. It's been years since I have practices music, and he is so patient as I try to re-learn how to read and play music. I highly recommend him as a teacher, and I look forward to learning more disciplines from him (including meditation and astrology!)"
leslie
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Teresa is amazing! My daughter was taking piano lessons somewhere else but the teachers didn’t know how to work with kids. We have found Teresa with a friend’s referal and finding her was one of the best things that happened to us. She is very encouraging and knows how to work with kids and to make everything fun for them. My daughter is learning Ukulele and Piano together and I am very happy with her improvment.
I totaly recomand Teresa. πŸ’"
Neda
Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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"Just two lessons down, with 8 to go. Richard makes learning fun. His approach to teaching makes learning notes and chords easy. I can't wait until the next class."
Mike
Took Ukulele lessons from Richard C.
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