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Ahmad G.

208 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Pat
I fell into the pattern of doing the same thing over and over on guitar and needed help getting a fresh perspective. Ahmad is an excellent teacher. He taught me a lot of new theory to make my playing more interesting, as well as different techniques to change up my sound.

Highly Recommended!
Lauren B.
Wow ! So excited I started taking guitar lessons with Ahmad,and he has been so easy to work with ! Ahmad has been able to teach me and my son acoustic guitar - so much progress in just a short period of time ! Beyond professional and highly trained Ahmad is able individualize the lesson to your learning style and music preferences! Highly recommend !
Mike
I just started talking lessons with Ahmad and already I've learned SO much. As others have mentioned, he tries to get a sense of your musical interests and playing style in order to know you better and how you want to grow as a player.

He knows his music theory and has a great ear, which helps as he explains not only how a song goes, but the fundamental behind it. He also is very prepared with plans and practice sheets and tries to make lessons laid back and enjoyable.

Highly recommend taking lessons from this guy.
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Peter C.

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Livermore, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!

Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
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Sam K.

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Teaching for over 24 years; owner of my own music store/studio for past 14 years.

Teaching beginner - advanced from age 5 to 70+.

I typically use the 21st Century Guitar method book with audio CD and I supplement the text with write-ins or handouts/worksheets as applied to the student's needs and questions. I try to get students playing chords as soon as possible; usually stating with open position power-chords and one or two finger open position chords.

I do flatpicking and fingerstyle ( with or without picks) and encourage students to try both. I try to get the student to sing and play - don't be bashful...I try to have fun with students.

I will help you learn to create chord progressions and write a chord chart and maybe a melody for your first songwriting experience. Usually we will do this using power -chords for beginners or what ever chords the student can handle.

I can train you how to learn songs by ear from recordings once you have some basic abilities.

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

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Ani K.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • Awarded The Music Award to the graduating student for outstanding achievement and service to the music department. from Kingsborough Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ani K.

17 Reviews
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Good practice habits and easy quick systems of learning.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ‚Äč I've been teaching music to ch

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Ramona A.
I enjoyed it
Juanita
Ani is very patient & awesome!!!
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Peter Q B.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship from Fondazione Siena Jazz
  • B.A Music from Whitman College
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Peter Q B.

12 Reviews
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Strum, solo, compose, sing and back yourself up. What can't you do with a guitar? We'll learn the tunes you want to learn along with the theory behind them. I might back you up on bass, guitar, or piano. We'll get right to playing music as fast as possible.

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.

Alex M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded Ibanez Guitar Competition Semifinalist from Ibanez Guitars / Hoshino Gakki Co. Ltd.
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • B.A. with Honors in Music from William Paterson University
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Alex M.

2 Reviews
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I have 10+ years experience as a music educator working with groups and individual students of all ages and experience levels. I'm patient and capable of breaking down even the most advance concepts in a way that is both fun and easy to understand. You will feel more confident and notice improvement after just a few lessons!

• All ages and skill levels welcome
• Flexible schedule
• FREE lesson materials and tabs provided

About Alex

Guitarist and Educator with 20 years' music industry experience. I teach a variety of audio-related topics including Guitar Lessons, Bass Lessons, Songwriting, Composition, Arrangement, Audio Engineering/Mixing, Sound Design and Music Industry Career Coaching. Please feel free to contact me should

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Amanda
‚ÄčAlex is an excellent guitar teacher! He is knowledgeable and patient with our 9 year old son. At 9 years old, I was skeptical that he would not have the attention span to maintain playing, but we’ve recently lengthened his lessons! Alex makes learning guitar fun and exciting, he is truly skilled at teaching.
John
With Alex's guidance and fresh approach, I've vastly improved my ability to identify proper keys and patterns for soloing. I've come a long way in a short amount of time and I'm enjoying every minute of it. A lifetime of gratitude to Alex. Awesome teacher.

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"I hired Scott to teach my teenage daughter the Acoustic Guitar. She took weekly lessons for almost a year, with GREAT results. Scott has amazing skill in both guitar playing and teaching, a wonderful combination of talents. My daughter's love and dedication to her music lives on, due to a large extent on his teaching and encouragement."
Joe
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"Lola is great!She is an excellent guitarist."
rose
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lola M.
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"My son Ben has been taking lessons with Jimmy for over a year now and his progress is astounding. He had previously taken lessons with someone else and in just a few months with Jimmy far surpassed what he learned in 9 months elsewhere. Jimmy is affordable, helpful and really breaks down what is needed to successfully play guitar for a beginner and is pushing Ben further as he grows. TAKE LESSONS WITH JIMMY!!!!! :)"
Amy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"The teacher was very kind and helpful. Normally I am very shy, and I have low confidence in my self, but with Janis I felt good and comfortable. Thank you so much."
Ana Bela
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Janis V.
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"Jimmy's patience with my 6 year-old son was remarkable. I was reluctant to start him so young, but Jimmy explained things in a way he could understand, and always encouraged him to ask questions. My son learned so much, and he was really excited to learn, thanks to Jimmy's calm demeanor and skill as a teacher. I would recommend Jimmy to ANYONE that wants to learn, he is a wonderful teacher!"
Ro
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"This brief lesson was helpful, especially since its my first time learning. I learned a few chords and now have some homework to do. Very personable and straightforward! I just moved back to Dallas and needing some instructions to finally get started."
Felix
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Salvador B.
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"Great teacher. Patient and effective. GREAT with kids!"
Mike
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Joseph R.
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"I highly recommend taking guitar lessons with Wes. He's so helpful. And also amazing. Can't wait to take lessons from him again!"
Rosalyn
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"I’ve been taking lessons from Robert on and off for almost a decade. Out of all the people I’ve taken lessons from, Robert is by far the most patient, easygoing, and fun to work with. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to learn guitar."
Noah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"Lessons with Corey for 15 years and I still suck but it ain’t his fault! Seriously, Corey is a very cool guy and a very capable instructor. Highly recommend him if u want to have fun while you’re learning."
Brendan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Corey C.
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