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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
  • Teaching since 1992
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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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Nancy
My kids had great lessons with Ahmad. A friendly instructor with a definite love for music and teaching evident. I think he is a very approachable person for anyone nervous about improving their musical skills.
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Dean
I began taking singing lessons with Ahmad from an online coupon and had a great time. My guitar playing got consistently and measurably better and I felt like I was given quality instruction at the lesson as well as good ideas for practicing at home.

Ahmad is laid back and friendly and a great instructor. Thank you!
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Nick B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best of Las Vegas Bronze Award from Best of Las Vegas
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Nick B.

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I have transcribed and written several bass books for Hal Leonard's Bass Play-Along series.

I like to teach musicians to learn music theory by learning their favorite songs and then dissecting them to find out what makes them work.

I can teach you to read notes and chord charts and get you ready for auditions and performances.

About Nick

About Nick: He is a full-time professional musician who has taught hundreds of students how to play. You can see him play five nights a week at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas! Nick has also transcribed over a dozen books for the Hal Leonard Publishing Co. He has spent time as

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Nadia
Nick is a great instructor, he is very patience.....I am just a beginner and not so young. Thank you Nick!
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Mark P.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Mark P.

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I have been playing Bass guitar for over 40 years. I have played in rock bands, jazz bands, jazz choir, and bluegrass bands.
I taught High School guitar and rock band classes as a High School music director

About Mark

Hello, I am Mark R, I started playing music in 4th grade on flute, later switching to tuba and electric bass in High School. I attended American River College, Sacramento where I received my Associate of Arts Degree in Music. I transferred to California State University, Long Beach where I receiv

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Sam K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $52
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Sam K.

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Learn how to play and CREATE great bass lines. From the basics to complex jazz soloing, I can give you the technique and musical knowledge to become a monster bass player.

About Sam

They say PLAY music because it is supposed to be fun! Whether you've been playing for years or haven't even touched a guitar yet - we will get started right away enhancing the enjoyment you get from your guitar. Anyone can play, ANYONE. Beginners - I'll have you improvising music in 5 minutes.

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Stewart
He knows what it will take for you to become better. Super friendly, excellent teacher.
Adma
I have had many guitar teachers, Sam is by far, the best. He isn't just teaching me how to play guitar, he is teaching me how to be a musician. I look forward to my lesson each week.
Jared
Sam always goes above and beyond, he answers any questions I have throughout the week, via email and is sincerely interested in enhancing in my musicianship. He has a depth of knowledge that only comes from experience.
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Eric B.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Eric B.

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Learn the practical application of music theory on the bass by studying songs. You will begin to understand how bass lines are written. After learning shapes and patterns you will be on your way to writing your own bass lines and jamming on your favorite songs.

About Eric

Music isn't just a career choice: it is a way of life. I have been playing music since I was a toddler; everything I have learned about life has been through music. I believe that self-expression is important to being confident with yourself. I look forward to sharing my passion for music and te

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Shannon A.
Really enjoyed my personalized lessons with Eric! He helped me with finding the rhythm in some of my original songs. He is very encouraging and affirming.
Sam
Great instructor; always prepared and patient. He works towards my goals always.
Ben
Eric is the real deal as a guitar teacher. I personally play the guitar myself, but as any parent knows when it comes to teaching your own child there is going to be some resistance no matter what! Lol. Eric is very well educated in music and has the rapport to teach beginners as well as advanced students. My son looks forward to his time with Eric and considers him a friend as well! In closing, if your looking for an instructor that has a solid music background that can channel that knowledge into your child or self, look no further!
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Mark C.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $52
  • High School Diploma from Boardman High School, Boardman, Ohio
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Best Short Film - "Grand Scheme" from Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
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Mark C.

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"Mark is a fantastic instructor, he is super patient and understanding with my complete lack of knowledge about anything guitar related. Would recommend Mark to anybody starting out, or anybody experienced. He has a wealth of knowledge about music, music history and guitars. He keeps the lessons interesting and fun, while also challenging."

"Mark is an amazing guitar teacher! He is really patient when it comes to teaching me but he is also an amazing guitarist and is always teaching me new stuff. I would definitely recommend him as a teacher. As a beginner, I was slightly hesitant to take up the guitar but I'm really glad I found him as a teacher because I see how much I'm improving each week - only because of his guidance and expertise!"

About Mark

Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 50 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 61 years old. While still living in Ohi

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Mark is a patient, friendly, experience and pleasant teacher. I enjoyed working with him very much. I learned a lot of new things during his classes. I need to practice all. I am very happy to recommend him to anyone else who is looking for a great teacher .

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Scotts Valley is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"I've known Matt personally for about 7 years. He's super-personable, patient, and knows his stuff. I wouldn't hesitate one bit to recommend him!"
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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."
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"My first lesson with Brandon was a really instructional and inspiring interaction. Brandon listened to my goals and inspired me to become disciplined in practicing every day. His future classes and goals for me where explained after the first class. Both he and I have an understanding of where I want to be in the future and I know he will do everything he can to help me achieve my goals. Thanks Brandon!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Brandon P.
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"I took bass lessons with Jason during the summer. Jason provided a thorough assessment of my skills and challenged me to improve with each lesson. He was always well-prepared when the next lesson commenced. I could also always count on Jason to patiently answer any questions I had. He is also versatile in his teachings (knowledgeable about music theory, too) and will do his best to make certain your musical interests are addressed. Jason’s calm demeanor and patience were also appreciated.Jason did a great job of making certain I was satisfied with my lesson and what I was learning. Kudos to Jason for always giving his best when helping a student reach his/her music goals."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"Joe is a terrific instructor, he's patient and a lot of fun. Joe teaches at the perfect pace for me and provides resources to reinforce the lessons he teaches. He's AWESOME!!! I'm so glad that I found this site!"
Dawn
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"More then just bass lessons!

I went in to lessons with Peter looking for some review on theory and notation reading but I received much more. When I asked for a lesson on a specific subject he addressed exactly what I was looking for, as well as a quick history of the topics that we discussed. The combination of playing the bass, learning music theory, and music history, made these lessons very unique and a lot of fun for me. I would recommend Peter to any musician who likes a well rounded approach to music."
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Peter B.
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"Tom is both extremely knowledgeable about music and the mechanics of playing an instrument, and great at making the instrument accessible to anyone at any skill level. Whether beginner or expert, child or adult, I can't recommend Tom enough."
Joseph
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Thomas V.
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"My favorite night of the week is what I call "guitar night," and it is my favorite because Ahmad is the best teacher I've had in just about anything (sorry, erstwhile college professors). The bass guitar can be intimidating, especially if you've put it off until your 30s like this gal. Ahmad makes the whole thing cake.. . I was playing a song by my second lesson. When I am occasionally downtrodden by what I feel like is the futility of a guitar in my grubby, fat hands, Ahmad, like a sensei, helps build me back up, developing my skill and pointing out what is, in fact, a burgeoning talent. It takes time. It takes practice. And I feel lucky to have chosen Ahmad as my instructor for his easy nature, graciousness, and what you can tell is a true love for the guitar that is infectious. Put it this way: I feel like there isn't anybody he can't teach. Even my significant other has remarked upon the tremendous progress I have made and the increasing confidence in my playing. It's a pleasure to be his student. I might even say an honor."
Erika
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Greg is an excellent teacher for any level or age of student. He has fantastic and proven methods of teaching. My lessons are something I look forward to every week. Comfortable atmosphere. He has exceptional talent. Has the gifting and ability to make learning fun and exciting. He is dedicated and passionate about teaching can also repair and set up your instrument. Highly recommend him."
Hank
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Matt is a great teacher who is understanding, challenging, and nice. He is very easy to talk to and is a great teacher for all ages and levels of bass. He knows and understands his instrument well and is very motivational when teaching new beginners."
Madison
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew F.
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