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Neil K.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstanding Graduate Student from San Jose State University
  • Teaching since 2000
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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 have been vaccinated for the Corona virus! 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 Degr

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Neil is great to work with, easy going & customs the lesson to your needs.

Cristopher H.

16 Reviews
Redwood City, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Theory from Canada College
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Cristopher H.

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I can teach students from anywhere between a beginning level or an advanced level attempting to advance technique.

About Cristopher

As a musician that has played for about a decade, I have studied and worked to become a teacher. I've played in numerous bands, have worked in studios, and have been teaching for about four years now and am always finding new ways to understand and help accomplish my students' goals. I've studied m

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Ben C.
Cris is great so far... one lesson in and my son is looking forward to the next.
Elena M.
Only our first lesson, but my sometimes shy, sometimes easily frustrated 8 yo daughter responded very well to Chris and gave the lesson literally 2 thumbs up. Looking forward to see her learn how to play!
Alex
Very knowledgeable and helpful. A good skilled teacher and tailored the lesson plan to our needs. Overall an enjoyable experience for our 16 year old son.
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Thomas B.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas B.

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I've been playing various stringed instruments in different ensembles for the last 15 years. I studied electronic music composition and recording at UC Santa Cruz. *** Lesson Details *** I want to encourage students to explore new musical frontiers including and building upon the styles of music a

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Nat S.

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Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded #1 Jazz CD from Jazz Week Radio Chart
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Nat S.

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Sight Reading, Music Theory, Harmony, Jazz harmony for guitar, rhythm guitar, chord melody, improvisation, soloing.
Learn to read music and play all styles of music.

About Nat

I have been involved professionally in music for over 35 years as a music teacher, performing artist, recording artist, record producer, record label owner, arranger and composer. I have written many music books and hundreds of arrangements for musicians of all levels. I have experience in virtuall

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Eric L.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Bachelor of Music from Hartt School of Music / University of Hartford
  • Awarded Award from Gigmasters
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric L.

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I've been teaching guitar for 30 years. My students have gone on to play professionally, have their songs on iTunes and teach at the college level. Once I get an idea of what type of guitar you are interested in, and what style, I can develop a plan for you. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Eric

Hi, Welcome to my TL's profile! If you're looking at this site, you're already on your way to becoming an AWESOME musician! Whether this is your first attempt at music lessons or you've been playing for a while and trying to improve your skills, I'm EXCITED about working with you. I am a p

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Lois
Eric has taught me a lot in 5 months! He is patient but also corrects my technique which I appreciate. He explains the various skills and techniques making sure that I understand them using efficient fingering. He is also left handed which helps me see the mirror image as I am right handed. Highly recommend him!
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I’ve had two lessons with Eric and both have been fun and informative. Eric’s approach allows the student to discover while learning, a useful approach to instruction. As an adult learner retuning to music after many years I’ve found Eric’s method refreshing.
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Timothy C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Masters in Expressive Arts Therapy, Music Therapy from Lesley University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Timothy C.

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Lessons at your pace

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Creative music lessons and music therapy

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Tim is an absolutely incredible, creative, caring and versatile teacher who is highly skilled and gifted as a mentor and coach. He gets to the heart of what his students need and instills valuable wisdom and perspective for each unique students needs.

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"Matthew is awesome, I have tried taking lesson twice before and he is by far the best instructor I’ve ever had. It’s nice to know he cares about his student as much as he cares about the music and instrument he is teaching. I would highly recommend him to anyone that is looking for lessons!!!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Matthew N.
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"Steve

I took guitar lessons from Steve for over 2 years, he took me to levels i did not think were possible. i began by taking lessons to improve on my blues techniques and within those 2 years i was able to not only learn blues but also notation, scales and structuring. I have also recommended friends that have had great results through him as well."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"This man really knows his stuff! I thought I would take lessons just for a month and ended up learning from him for over a year and counting. Every lesson is something new and exciting. Highly recommend!"
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"Michael helps you with whatever you need. If you want to play a song, he probably has the tab. For example, I learned 3 KISS songs. Best instructor ever!!!"
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"I am a brand new student to guitar and Andrew is very patient. He knows how to put instructions into a demonstration for me to understand when I am having difficulty. He won’t let you fall into bad practices and has already helped me through several hurdles in only 2 months time. He is very accomplished musician and I recommend him to beginners or advanced guitarists."
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"I've had Karney as a teacher for 7 years and I've learned a gosh-ton about playing guitar. The lessons are very flexible in order to fit my needs and Karney is an amazing teacher. He's one of the nicest people I know, and is very good at playing and teaching guitar. Whether you want to learn classical, rock, jazz, blues, etc. Karney is the best man for the job."
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Took Guitar lessons from Karney S.
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