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Neil K.

12 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Master of Arts (Music - Jazz Studies) from San Jose State university
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Neil K.

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I've been teaching guitar for the past 15 years. I help students find their unique musical voice through the study of songs and techniques they are interested in. For younger students I also use the Hal Leonard guitar method books to learn music reading. As students advance we switch to William Levitt's Modern method for guitar for jazz students, or Christopher Parkening's classical guitar method for fingerstyle players. Students should be able to play chords to their favorite tunes within 6 weeks. I teach to inspire passion for music. If you love music it makes it fun to practice. When you practice it makes music fun!

About Neil

I am a Jazz Guitarist / Composer / Arranger / and Band Leader and teacher who has been working in the greater San Francisco Bay area for the past 20 years. Originally from the East Coast and Chicago I arrived in California in 1992. I hold a Master's Degree in music from San Jose State University wh

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Walt O.
Neil is great to work with, easy going & customs the lesson to your needs.
Sharon
Neil is a fantastic teacher and musician. He's taught all three of my kids for 7 years and he's adapted to all the various types of music they've wanted to learn over the years. I highly recommend him.
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Davis W.

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

177 Reviews
San Jose, CA
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.

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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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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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Jon S.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jon S.

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I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for young musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Abby
My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him.
Nosa
Jon was wonderful! He gave me some great tips and even provided some material in helping me build
My guitar skills. He was great at listening and giving me a well thought out answers to my questions. I highly recommend it this teacher!
Dave
Jon is great! Initially I was concerned he was using a lot of the time assessing, but his suggestions were SO pertinent that I now appreciate that he spent a lot of time upfront to know me, my goals and my current level. I can tell his advice will be fruitful!
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Andre L.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Andre L.

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In starting guitar, students will be first shown basic fundamentals of guitar such as how to properly tune their instrument with a tuner so they will always be able to hear their guitar correctly. Learning simple melodies of songs for the average beginner guitarist serves itself to be the first useful method of great fretboard familiarity and to acquire dexterity. Basic beginner chords are then taught to learn to play a few of their favorite songs in a simple format as well as basic power chords that are most commonly used in rock songs. As the student progresses to an intermediate level, songs that more closely relate to the students' original goals will be incorporated into lessons and the students' home practice routine (which serves a great purpose in order to develop the skills to attain their musical goals). At this level, students will also become introduced to ear training and learning more complex melodies by ear. At an advanced level, students can expect to learn far more ...

About Andre

My name is Andre, I currently reside in Asheville, NC, and I pride myself in being the best teacher to all of my students because I want to have them succeed in all they do! I'm a goal oriented, passionate, and motivated individual who also thoroughly believes learning music should be fun and easy!

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krista S.
Andre made my first lesson very easy. He's willing to answered questions and very informative. Can't wait for my next lesson.
Mickey R.
Excellent and thorough! Extremely knowledgeable and helpful! Very patient and cares about student centered learning! I would highly recommend Andre!
Noel Z.
So far it has been a great experience for my daughter learning the piano with Andre.
Andre is very patient with my 5 years old and I believe she is enjoying the experience based on his patient approach with Noelle.
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Kyle K.

44 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Audio Engineering from Recording Workshop
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kyle K.

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I'll take you from zero knowledge and show you the world of music. The possibilities are endless, but I'll get you to YOUR goal. You'll know musical keys, notes, scales, chords... how does it all fit and work together? I'll show you! I provide jam tracks with specific goals in mind. Knowledge plus ability equals musical freedom!

I'm influenced by my idols, but I play many genres and cater to improve everyone's technique based on interest.

About Kyle

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2012, Kyle K. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring a screen sharing experience like no other for personal and detailed instruction! Kyle has been playing guitar and bass for over 25 years, written hundreds of songs and is currently a profession

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Alto Reed
I couldn't have found a more patient & knowledgable instructor...... 10++
Alto Reed
Kyle is a very knowledgable and easy to understand
I'm enjoying working and learning under his guidance .....
Travis
Kyle is a great listener and helps me put together lots of advanced concepts that may be kicking around my head but I don't have names for. He seems genuinely concerned for his students. He is helping me organize, produce, mix and master an album that I've had written for a while. Thanks Kyle!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Soquel is $64. 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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"Had a great first lesson with Don. I believe I will progress nicely under his tutelage. Already have a lot to work on."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Don D.
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"Nadav is a great teacher! Very kind and patient, and knows the guitar so well."
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Took Guitar lessons from Nadav P.
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"Daves a great teachet...very knowleldgrable in all phadses of music...he plays multiple instrumrntds and his top shelf studio encourages. lelearnimg
His experience w recording helps students listen to their lessons in real time...I'd reccomend him to anyone interested. In learning guitar, piano and even voice training..An Excellent & commited teacher"
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"Chris is an amazing guitar instructor and an even better guitarist! He makes lessons fun, he’s very approachable, and he’s great at explaining everything from nailing riffs to musical theory. His versatility is impressive and he genuinely wants to teach songs that fit my interests which keep me engaged and excited to practice between lessons. He sends handouts, recordings of our lessons, and sums up what I should practice which has been immensely helpful. I’ve asked Chris for advice between sessions and he goes above and beyond by sending back videos breaking down my question. His ear is amazing and he gives great advice on how to improve and how to get to the next level. You can tell that guitar is his passion, which is contagious. I would recommend Chris to anyone on any level- whether you’re trying to polish up your skills or you’re a complete beginner!"
Lauren
Took Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Very pleased with my son's first class. He is very excited for many more lessons with Cole."
DJ
Took Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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"Fantastic teacher

I'm a 25 year old teacher and decided I wanted to start taking guitar lessons during my first summer off. I looked online and found David through Take Lessons reviews and am SO glad I did. He is such a fantastic teacher, making lessons fun and relaxing after a long day. After just a little over a year, I have learned such a wide range of skills thanks to David's willingness to develop a program filled with variety. I highly recommend David to anyone who is eager to learn!"
Kelsey
Took Guitar lessons from David M.
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"Matt continues to challenge me. His teaching methods are great - he doesn't just teach techniques, he immediately puts techniques to work by applying them to a song I would like to learn. He is also very good about explaining the reasoning behind certain techniques/habits."
Kevin
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"Well they say you get good things late in life such is the case with jim rupperto.
I’ve studying with jim now for 6 yrs i’m 63 always wanted to play the classic lead guitar players page, frampton, clapton etc after going through 8 guitar teachers finally found jim at this age and its been the most rewarding experience of my life I’ve learned so much from jim its unimaginable I’m at a level I thought I would never reach composing my own music learning music theory which I had a good handle but Jim brings it to another level. I really don't know what to say, but i will say this if your young don't waste time see jim immediately for an experience you won't forget. I will definitely continue to study with jim, because I know theres even more to learn and I really enjoy our sessions together they are very stimulating and rewarding. thanks for your time palm"
paul
Took Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Rachel is an excellent teacher. She has vast musical knowledge and the ability to communicate on a level that the student can easily understand. Rachel is extremely personable and puts the student at ease from the very beginning. She takes the time to understand the student’s goals and musical interests and tailors the lessons to keep the student motivated. In addition to being a great teacher, Rachel is a genuinely nice person."
Jim
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Ray is easy going...like me. He really took time to understand where I was, and where I wanted to go."
Joseph
Took Guitar lessons from Ray M.
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