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Ahmad G.

208 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • 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 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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Christopher G.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from New York University
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Christopher G.

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I have played extensively as a professional electric bassist, touring both domestically and internationally. I can help you with basic and advanced aspects of technique as well as the genres of Jazz, Soul, Hip Hop, R&B, Rock/Pop, Latin. I can help you with your specific needs as well as show you new techniques that are necessary in the professional world. There is an option to learn by reading music as part of the curriculum.

About Christopher

In my many years of teaching and being taught I have realized that the best teachers are those who really focus on the needs of the student and help them realize their passion for playing music. This usually involves a lesson plan which combines both technical aspects and working on songs, so that

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Nick
I've taken bass lessons from Chris for about a year. He's a very skilled musician and is also very good at communicating in a way that makes concepts easier to understand. He has a laid back personality that makes lessons enjoyable but he still demands effort. Overall, I would recommend taking lessons from Chris
Emily
I have no musical background, but I thought it would be fun to learn the guitar as an adult (I'm 31). A friend recommended that I take lessons from Chris; there's no question that Chris was qualified. Overly qualified! But it's not Chris' talent that makes him an effective, influential teacher. Rather, it's his calm demeanor and clear vision of how best to teach the basics and mechanics.

It's be a blast learning from Chris. Our weekly lesson is always a highlight for me! He's as great as they get.
Katherine
I’ve done both in-home & remote lessons with Chris. Chris is a really great teacher, with a deep knowledge of music theory and technique, but also the ability to adjust that to whatever level you’re coming in at. I was a near complete beginner with a lot of anxiety about playing in front of other people when we started and Chris was able to work through that with me with a lot of humor and kindness. His agenda is to work with his students on songs they are interested in learning, and along the way weave in lessons on how notes and chords work, which I’ve really enjoyed. He also teaches bass guitar to my teenage daughter, who really enjoys her lessons and has improved greatly since they began. I highly recommend Chris.
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Caleb B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Swedish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Certified Gold Record from RIAA
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Caleb B.

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I also teach bass guitar!

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I have been playing music since the age of six. I was raised strictly on classical piano and voice lessons until I picked up the guitar just before the age of ten. By my senior year of high school I had learned how to play bass and drums, was writing and recording my own material, and had formed my

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Tim H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Tim H.

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Students will benefit from a personally customized approach to learning, exploring musical styles that range from rock to pop, blues to country, punk to folk, and at every level of musical experience. Tim is a teacher with 20 years of teaching and performing experience.

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Tim has been playing music at local venues and with local bands and musicians for 20 years, and has been teaching privately and for music studios and schools for 10 years. He fell in love with music at an early age and quickly picked up a variety of instruments including guitar and drums. As a priv

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Caileigh M.
Tim is wonderful! Very musically intelligent which is so important. Fantastic demeanor and cadence with my daughter, which is important for her learning style. So pleased to have found him!
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Eric J.

399 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Endorsed Artist from Elixir Guitar Strings
  • Teaching since 1994
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Eric J.

399 Reviews
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I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old and started teaching guitar and bass when I was 16. I began working with takelessons in 2013. My method is step-by-step and easy and to understand. I will help you to become a great bassist.

Right hand: finger style, pick & slapping/popping
Groove, rhythms and playing time
Time signatures, walking bass lines, arpeggios, chords
Double stops, chords & improvising.

Chord/Music theory and bass line construction/development

About Eric

A great teacher can change a student's life. I give my students 110% and take pride in my students growth and accomplishments. Since I began working with takelessons in 2013 working with students all over the world online, and in-person at my home studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I'm a highly e

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Becca H.
Eric taught me alot today and this had by far been my favorite lesson I learned so much about how I should sing when trying to take it up as a profession I sincerely want to thank him for taking the time out of his day to teach me.
Aaron G.
Eric is a fantastic instructor! He's a schooled musician who understands theory and how music works, but can still apply it in a non stuffy way.It's great to be taught by someone who has the skill and knowledge and knows to rock!

Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Sam K.

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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"patient and very instructive with creative ways to learn"
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Great first lesson in-person."
Eamon
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Justin W.
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"Not being a complete beginner, I sought David's instruction to improve my skill set. I really enjoyed the way David breaks down complicated topics into manageable components that I can drill in between lessons. I was mostly a metal head but through exploration, David also opened me up to the idea of Jazz and improvisation. As a bonus, we had some really good functional programming conversations as well. He is also a talented Scala engineer."
Lewis
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"wonderful teacher, lern many good things about instrument and music !!"
Gleb Vashenko
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Vladislav B.
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"Benjamin was very perfessional, and patient. I would recommend him as a great teacher for anyone wanting to learn to play the bass."
Frederick
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Very knowledgeable. Clearly been teaching for a long time as the lesson plan is very fluid and very efficient. Makes fantastic metaphor comparisons to make musical theory make sense. Will definitely return for extensive lessons."
Italo
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Very knowledgeable and easy to work with"
Mandy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Sean H.
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"Wonderful instructor

I chose John because of his extensive experience as a professional musician and recommend him highly if you are looking for a great instructor. If his patience with this 44 year old starting musician is any indication, I'm certain he's good with anyone at any age!"
Cliff
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John N.
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"Tommy is a phenomenal teacher. He is able to explain advanced concepts related to music theory in a way that is easy to understand and teaches you how to apply it to your own playing. Easily the best person to learn from if you want to improve your bass technique."
Sedat
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"Great class, intuitive instruction."
Sunshine
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joel H.
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