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Ahmad G.

179 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, ...

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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. & 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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Katy
Ahmad offers great lesson that make it easy for me to have my children learning a lifelong skill while they're having fun. The environment is fun and encouraging there which makes me feel confident that my kids are being taught well. I've even heard from friends that their teachers are handling the online lessons really well!
Kristina
Ahmad has been great for my daughter who loves the guitar. He has great teaching experience and really help my daughter learn the music. She is definitely developing her own style now!
Danny B.
Ahmad is awesome! I've been taking guitar lessons for a few years and Ahmad is a real musician teaching you how to play real music. No matter what style I've been interested in he've helped me learn it.
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Davis W.

San Jose, CA
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Davis W.

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I can make learning the guitar fun and relaxing. Prevent bad playing habits before they start and get up and playing songs you love way faster than those who try to learn on their own. 20+ years of experience in all styles with 6+ years of teaching experience.

About Davis

I can make learning the guitar fun and relaxing for kids and adults. Prevent bad playing habits before they start and start playing songs you love way faster than those who try to learn on their own. 20+ years of experience in all styles with 6+ years of teaching experience.

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Mike B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
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Mike B.

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I've been teaching one-on-one lessons for about 25yrs, in Guitar, Bass, & Drums. Lessons are personalized & tailored to each student's needs & goals, in their own style of learning. No matter your age or ability, whether just for fun to learn a favorite song or something long term and serious, I do it all. I have a lot to share with you in all styles of music and playing. Together we can shave years off your learning curve. And if you'd like to know theory, and how to write and produce your own songs, we'll do that too! Let me know if you have any questions, and if you'd like to see references from former students! Hope to connect with you soon!

About Mike

I am a music teacher, song writer, book author, and a gigging & studio musician in Rock, Blues, Motown, Country, Metal, and Acoustic Duo bands. I've been performing since the age of 15, after getting bitten by the music bug at the ripe old age 8 yrs old. I've been playing music as my number one foc

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Christina
Mike has been a fabulous teacher for our son for the past 2 years! Mike allows Gabriel to try lots of new music while still teaching him the fundamentals of guitar. He has provided a safe and creative space for our son to musically grow in. We couldn't be happier with him as a teacher.
Don
Mike is a patient, qualified guitar teacher for me. I am a beginner older adult. Mike is creating lessons that are in the style I want to learn.
I am getting much more than just 30 or 60 minutes a week. He puts together lessons and songs of interest, that he emails to me between lessons.
Very glad to have found Mike.

I’ve tried a few online lesson services, but the weekly one on one with Mike has kept me more motivated and challenged. So for me, he is a much better fit.
Mitchell
I've had mike for many years now. I'm always excited to see him and learn/play guitar with him. He is kind, nice and a really good friend.

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Matt O.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music from Roosevelt University
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Matt O.

24 Reviews
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My country guitar teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment.
My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals.
My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience.
My classes with you will include the following content:
• Warm up exercises
• Fundamentals
• Mindfulness techniques
• Note reading
• Tab reading
• Sight reading
• Left hand/ right hand techniques
• Burst practicing (burnout prevention)
• Micro movements/economy of motion
• Proper posture both sitting and standing
• Stage performance techniques
• Embellishments
• Improvisation
• Unorthodox techniques
• Scales and Keys
• Theory
• Fretboard mastery
• Chords (all types)
• Songwriting
• Transcription
• Memorization
• Self sufficiency

About Matt

***ALL OF MY LESSONS ARE CURRENTLY TAUGHT ONLINE USING SKYPE OR ZOOM*** Whether you are starting from square one, or you've reached a point where you can't go further on your own, or you would like to sharpen skills you already possess and want to take them to a higher level, I'm your guy. I

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Sydney
I've been taking lessons from Matt for more than 8 years now since I was young and he's super friendly and encouraging! Highly recommend as he has experience with many different areas of guitar and that offers freedom to learn whatever you want.
Luke Lehman
Matt is able to spot small things that make a big difference in a musician's journey no matter how far along they are. His demeanor puts his students at ease, and always encourages and builds up. I'd recommend Matt to anyone, at any level, wanting to grow as a musician!!
Joe
Matt is a great teacher with an extensive knowledge of guitar and music as whole. He is willing to help teach any song you want and has a great sense of humor.

Lyle R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Lyle R.

26 Reviews
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I cannot learn something without wanting to immediately begin sharing what I know. That's what inspired me to begin teaching, and it continues to drive me today.

My credo is, "Take fun seriously." There is a reason we say that we "play" music; it is meant to be entertaining, for the listener and the performer. I know you want to learn to play an instrument so that you have one more pleasure in your life, and not to take up a new profession. But I also assume the highest potential in my students. If something is worth learning, it's worth learning well. My goal is for people to say to each other, "There seem to be a lot of good guitarists coming out of the Madison area. What's in the water?" My bottom line: Whatever your personal objectives, it is my job to discover them and help you meet them, whether you're interested performing at the campfire or the concert hall.

If you do not live nearby, we can learn together through online chat via FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangout. I ...

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
Great lesson! Thanks!
Robert C.
complete novice; adult student. First lesson very relaxed. Excellent blend through-out lesson of questions and information my goals and background as well as instructor's goals for me and his background. First "technical" part of lesson was manageable and care taken by Lyle to make sure I understood what was being presented. I left the first lesson feeling this would be a good fit between instructor and student

Dave B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dave B.

11 Reviews
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Online Country Guitar Teacher

Throw a little twang into your playing!

About Dave

I've been playing the guitar for 25 years now and teaching for nearly two decades. In 2006, I received his BA in Jazz performance from U-Mass Amherst and since then I've performed anywhere from local bars and cafes, in pits for musical theater, as a show band musician for Carnival Cruise Lines and

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Nicole
Had a great lesson with Dave! Fast-paced and challenging, I felt like he really made good use of our time!
Ken Chavez
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!
Samantha
My 11 year old has had weekly guitar lessons from Dave for two years now.
Her knowledge and confidence in playing the guitar, has greatly improved. Dave gets all the credit for that.
He works well with her, is communicative, and is as flexible as he can be, even last minute.
I have, and will continue to recommend Dave to anyone interested in taking guitar lessons

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The average cost of 60-minute country guitar lessons in Soquel is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $276 per hour.
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"Fantastic lesson. Thanks a bunch, Joe! Look forward to our next one 🤙"
Matt
Took Country Guitar lessons from Joe S.
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"I've been working with Ahmad for a little more than 2 years. I'm one of those folks that had the intention to learn guitar for many years, but never got over the hump. The Summer that I started taking lessons with Ahmad, it really took off for me. He's fantastically talented and skilled, but he makes it clear that his abilities came with a ton of work, and he gives you a system to get the best results out of your own practice time. He'll work with you on any song, and seems to have a taste for just about any genre of music (especially if its got some good guitar). He'll teach you some theory and get you to read music, but patiently diet this out while recognizing your excitement to learn songs (at least, this is what I'm putting him through, and I imagine others would to). He'll give you practical drills for learning scales, chords, rhythm, etc., and find ways to overlay them so you can start to stitch things together. "Putting it all together" is still a work in progress for me, but I've been pretty happy with the results over the past 2 years, and I've iteratively "ratcheted up" my expectations for where it can all go, heavily due to Ahmad's encouragement. I hope to keep getting lessons from him for a long time!"
Dave
Took Country Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Jordan was very helpful right from the start. He listened to me on where I am at and where I want to be. He showed me a few things that we will work towards and then helped me understand my instrument much better. Gave me some fun new things to practice before the next lesson. If you're looking for a lesson that is interactive and fun I recommend Jordan and the online thing is supper easy and handy. I don't think it could have gone any better. The lesson was 45 minutes and it felt like 10."
Josh
Took Country Guitar lessons from Jordan R.
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"Taylor made my first guitar lessons very intuitive and interesting. He worked with me to learn songs I was interested in, and immediately introduced me to a metronome to start developing my time. I’m so excited about how much he helped me improve!"
Sandra
Took Country Guitar lessons from Taylor K.
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"Playing the guitar has been on my bucket list for a long time and I finally started taking lessons. I am so happy my first try was with Ahmad. I have been with Ahmad about a year and half, maybe more. Ahmad has so much knowledge and experience I get a really deep instruction from him, from chord formation and music theory and primarily practical practice learning my favorite songs.
Ahmad is relaxed and kind and that goes along way too."
Oleg
Took Country Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I had the pleasure of having Adam instruct me the basics of acustic country guitar for a few months. By the end of the lesson , I was able to play three songs from start to finish and was really happy about that! Adam is patient and skilled and I would definitely book him again for another session."
Molly DeWitt
Took Country Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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"Greg is awesome! He teaches you the basics and will teach you the songs you WANT to learn! It was an awesome experience to learn for him!"
Kayla
Took Country Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"After working to live for many years, and after purchasing all the books, apps, and YouTube channels that seemed promising, I could never find the approach/perspective that could make the process of learning/playing the guitar not seem like an impossible amount of effort at the end of my day.

I've always wanted to be a musician, but it seemed impossible now that I turned 30 and had a corporate job. Eventually, I bought a new guitar, thinking it would my catalyst. 6 months passed and it had only become a talking piece in first dates, so I decided I needed to look for a musical aficionado.

Walking into Francesca's Studio, I felt immediately like I was in the right place.

In what I thought would take weeks, the 45 minutes I scheduled with her, we were playing and singing to some of my favorite songs.... I can't even explain how great this made me feel. I suddenly felt like I could actually achieve this bucket list dream of mine.

Francesca clearly has a talent in helping others pursue their musical dreams, and I'm excited to continue working with her to realize mine."
Kyle
Took Country Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"I have been taking guitar lessons with Ahmad Since 2011. Music has always been important to me and my lessons with Ahmad have been a continual source of inspiration and joy. I love Ahmad's musical philosophy and regardless of what I'm interested in he is always able to help me better myself. I continue to be very busy in my life but always find myself coming back to music. Through taking lessons with Ahmad I have been able to achieve many of my musical goals and know that if I keep practicing I will be able to achieve even more of my goals.

Ahmad is extremely talented, intelligent, and friendly and is always there to support me in whatever new musical concept I wish to learn next. He can help anyone looking to better themselves in a wide variety of areas regardless of the style of music you are interested in. I have been studying country and jazz with him primarily, as my goal is to be able to write my own music and put together a band some day. I have no intention of stopping music lessons with Ahmad as they continue to be something I look forward to every week. Anyone would be lucky to have such a great teacher."
Steven
Took Country Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"This is the best guitar lessons I've ever had. He makes learning fun, and helps you learn based on exactly what you want to play."
Tyler
Took Country Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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