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Ahmad G.

233 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
  • 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 with

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Patrick
I've had the pleasure of taking lessons from Ahmad for a couple of years. He is a very knowledgeable and patient instructor with the ability to find minor technical flaws in my playing and easily correct them. I really enjoy his philosophy and musical understanding with a really high ability to dissect and explain elements of a song and relate it to music theory that's easily understandable. On top of that he is a super nice guy that exudes nothing but a positive attitude and gives one the impression that anything is possible in one's musical effort that is really infectious. Don't hesitate to give Ahmad a try.
Dan
Ahmad is no doubt one of the most humble, approachable, and skillful guitar teacher you can find around Seattle. I have been studying with Ahmad for the past 3 and a half months. Ahmad was not the first music instructor I had. He is however, the best one so far by a large margin. Since the first lesson Ahmad has been extremely professional and organized in his teaching methods. He is able to quickly identify my strengths and weaknesses as a player, tailor his lessons to fit my capabilities, and help me improve in great effectiveness.

I took lessons once a week with Ahmad, and every week I could see noticeable improvements because Ahmad assigned me homework that was fun and challenging but never frustrating. But beyond this, not only have I become a more skilled guitar player, through Ahmad's help I was also able to apply a lot of the theoretical music knowledge in other aspects. When I hear a piece of music, I find that I am slowly able to identify parts of the music, break it down into logical steps, and connect the music to the fretboard of the guitar.

I am a college student with a busy schedule both on and off work, but with Ahmad I was able to greatly improve nonetheless. Thank you Ahmad, I really look forward to coming back and be your student again.
Benjamin
I have been playing guitar for many years. And before I met Ahmad, I worked with many teachers. However none of them had much of a systematic approach. Ahmad does! And I have come to realize how important it is to study this instrument in the right sequence or something pretty close. The thing I appreciate the most is that Ahmad has taught me musicality. He has taught me how to follow the chords when soloing. Prior to our lessons it was a daunting task for me. Now landing on the "pretty" notes has become very easy. It makes me so happy. I believe such experience is very precious. To me it's the charm of music!
He has solid, professional theoretical and practical skills. He is super organized. His explanations are very clear. In addition, he is funny so the process is very pleasant. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate guitar player, I can guarantee that you can learn a lifetime of knowledge from him.
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Ayme F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts from Long Island University
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Ayme F.

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I haven't taught this specifically, but I do have a lot of experience with home recording and have interned at a recording studio. I can give you the basics of what you need to get started recording yourself.

About Ayme

Music can be as simple or as intricate as you want to make it. I will to teach you how to make the most of whatever knowledge and skill you have and to have fun while you do it. My tastes are all across the board, rock and roll, country, metal, opera, I love it all. So, let me know what you are into

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Very professional and patient.
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Dean S.
Ayme is a great teacher, makes learning very easy to enjoy....
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Teri D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Ed.M Master's of Education from State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Teri D.

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Recording vocals for vocalists, getting the right sound, preproduction

About Teri

Please note: I am only accepting students in-person who are fully vaccinated. Zoom is also available. I love to sing (yay!) and am a professional singer/songwriter and a vocal coach & have been for many years. Named a top vocal coach in Backstage Magazine, I have coached beginners to pros, children

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Nicole S.
Promising first lesson, very encouraging.
Jason H.
Teri was extremely helpful in teaching my 10 year old son vocal development. She is an enthusiastic teacher and I highly recommend her to people looking to improve their singing.
Paula A.
Teri is very enthusiastic and encouraging in her lessons.
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Frankie P.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Frankie P.

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I was a Music Production and Engineering major at Berklee, so I can instruct anyone on the most common DAW platforms today. This includes Pro Tools, GarageBand, and Logic.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educa

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Sarah
Enjoyed my first lesson! Got my work cut out!
Carter M.
Frankie’s great. My son has progressed well and is learning a lot!
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Jada H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $64
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Music Performance (Voice) and Composition from Spelman College
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Jada H.

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Are you ready to take your music to the next level? Looking to better the quality of your sound? I am an experienced producer and audio engineer of 10+ years, specializing in DAW newcomers. With me you'll be exploring a world of music technology approaches beyond "record" and "play." Whether you're a singer-songwriter with a wealth of ideas or a rapper tired of paying for beats you've found on YouTube, you'll learn the basics of creating your own sound within the first two lessons. My main DAWs are Ableton and Logic, so lessons can be customized based on you program of interest including GarageBand. Though you'll be learning a lot, what's most important is that you have fun while honing you craft!

About Jada

I am a professional singer, vocal and music producer, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated from The Detroit School of Arts and went on to obtain a Bachelors of Vocal Performance and Composition from Spelman College, becoming the first Spelman student to perform a senior recital of all origin

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Camilo G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Camilo G.

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Hello, hope you're having a wonderful day!

To begin describing my lessons I have to say that I am an energetic and positive human being overall! I truly believe that we are able to learn anything faster if we have fun in the process. My online classroom is located in my recording studio, which is a professionally treated space (with industry standard analog gear). This course will focus on recording techniques, achieving a professional sound, editing, mixing and mastering, which are essential skills that a modern music producer should acquire.

P.S. I'm a professional musician and music producer with more than 15 years of experience.

About Camilo

Hello, I hope you're doing great! I am a professional guitar player and music producer. I graduated from Fundación Universitaria Bellas Artes with a Bachelors of Music, specifically electric guitar. My students can expect an enthusiastic and positive teacher, that will give them plenty of fun exe

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The average cost of 60-minute music recording lessons in Soquel is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $300 per hour.
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"I found Scott’s expertise and approach to teaching music recording to be most impressive! He is highly skilled at determining the level necessary to explain the recording process and consistently thorough in making sure that every step is clearly understood before moving on to the next. I learned a lot from Scott in a short amount of time and would highly recommend him."
Erica
Took Music Recording lessons from Scott K.
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"Jeremie is a good listener and I think he really got what it was that I wanted to learn. He wasn't up on the latest version of Garageband for ipad, but he knew the basic stuff from past versions. This was only my first lesson, so I haven't spent enough time to give a deeper review. Jeremie seems very nice."
Geri
Took Music Recording lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Awesome! Exactly what I was looking for! Steve G. really knows his stuff, and his studio and home are really cool! 30 minutes per lesson is not long enough, so I plan to change my future lessons to 45 mins."
Km! Ra
Took Music Recording lessons from Steve G.
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"This spring semester started off very stressful, but after getting James to tutor me for my music business class it have been a big relief. My grades started going back up and the biggest accomplishment of them all is that I passed my class with a B+. “Thank god out of all the teachers on takelessons.com I chose him.”

James is very caring and understanding and most definitely knows his stuff when it comes to Music business. He really cares about his student’s and really wants to see them win , even when he’s not on the clock with you at the moment he randomly sends you helpful tips and interesting reading files that can help you along the way to become a success artist. I will most definitely keep him around while I'm on my Musical Journey ! and If I were you I would too."
Jeyney
Took Music Recording lessons from James W.
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Took Music Recording lessons from Summer L.
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"I've been working with Danielle for over a year now and shes a great, hardworking person with a beautiful spirit. I've learned and grown so much musically because of her."
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Took Music Recording lessons from Danielle J.
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"Jarod knows how to make his clients feel welcome in his studio, he is productive with his time, gives very helpful feedback during recording, and I look forward to future in studio sessions with him."
Colleen S
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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"Best instructor ever"
Mari Anne
Took Music Recording lessons from Fawn A.
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"High quality studio 45 min south of Chicago - fair pricing, great to work with , will record with Jarod again!"
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Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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"Very able and talented guy! I will refer him to others in the industry and definitely use him again for future recordings."
Julia
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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