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Ahmad G.

231 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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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, ...

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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. & 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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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.
Kris
After having been a student of Ahmad's for over a year now, I can earnestly say he is a quality instructor unlike any I've had before. He shapes each individual class specifically to what your guitar goals are, creating incredibly detailed and thorough handouts and exercises to help you get there. I am the type of student who learns best with a well-defined regime laid out clearly in front of me. His handouts are a perfect match for my learning style and you can tell the years of experience and knowledge that has gone into creating each one. He is also a very adaptive teacher helping me surpass some rhythm barriers in unique and creative ways. He had helped me gain a new appreciation and understanding for music theory and most importantly he helps keep it fun.
Tammy
When my son moved to the area, he began playing guitar for the first time. His job kept him very busy, so he wanted to find a guitar instructor where his time would be well spent. Below is his review of Ahmad.

You would be hard-pressed to find an instructor as excellent as Ahmad. With his help, I made an incredible amount of progress on guitar in a matter of months. His lessons are precise and organized, and I always left the lesson feeling like I learned a ton of new stuff. He strikes a great balance between requiring excellence as well as giving encouragement and making sure it's always fun. In a few months, I went from knowing close to nothing about music to being able to play my favorite songs from start to finish. As I have left the area, I will miss Ahmad's lessons, but I'm thankful for getting him to start my journey into the world of music!
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Matthew H.

145 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Speaks French, English
  • Bachelors in Communication from Washington State University - Edward R Murrow School of Communications
  • Awarded Awarded Student Favorite from Takelessons Community from TakeLessons
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Matthew H.

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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with various members of Heart & Bad Company & Former Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.
2020 Update - I'm Pacific NW Guitarist for Rudy Parris from "NBC TV's The Voice!" Go Team Blake -

Teaching Electric Guitar Is My Absolute #1 Specialty.. Been Playing & Performing For 35 years now!
By Far My Best and Fave Instrument.. You can do so much with guitar that you cant always do with other instruments.
I play the hits of course!! along with some B sides that probably should have been hits.. Lets Play Music Together!

I Guarantee I can shortcut your learning curve and have you playing better guitar (acoustic or electric) than 99% of everyone else that you currently know. I have mapped out all the shortcuts and the extras that will make you turn heads and ears both.
Get Excited Learning Your Favorite Songs and Artists!

About Matthew

Master How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Learn How Associates Of Mine Made it On American Idol 2021 & “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! Congrats Ava August 2021 - I'm So Prou

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Eric B.
Matt helped me with exactly what I need.
Denise
I have benefited a great deal from my lessons with Matthew. He has so many suggestions and ideas to help me in my business, and I really appreciate that he asks me what do you need help with that we can work on today. He’s very flexible and accommodating in scheduling our lessons.
Jessica U.
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Jonathan F.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jonathan F.

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Real guitar lessons, real training no gimmicks and no games and no unrealistic expectations, I have a straightforward approach to teaching the guitar in judgement free, laid back, and fun environment. I teach and speak in a way “non-musicians” can understand! So if learning the guitar this way sounds like fun, then sign up with me!

About Jonathan

My name is Jonathan and I am an R&B Guitarist. I’ve been playing guitar and studying the guitar for over 15 years and I’ve been teaching with TakeLessons since 2015. The minute I started learning the guitar I couldn’t stop. After purchasing many books and DVDs I came across a Gospel Guitar DVD

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Joseph J.
Love the instructions and his teaching style.
Pedro
Jonathan is very experienced and knowledgeable when it comes to Gospel Guitar. It's difficult to find someone in person and online who is familiar in this genre. He is a godsend. I have learned a lot from him. And his reasoning and explanations are very contextualized and practical. Overall, a great teacher and individual!
Cameron A.
Jonathan is just a great dude. He was put in a tough spot with me because I'm not quite a beginner, so any instructor who gets a student like that has to learn where their student is in their learning journey. Jonathan was able to recognize where I was pretty quickly and I've already improved quite a bit because of him. He's kind. Patient. He's a good dude. He's not afraid to ask me to do something I feel like I can't do because he can see I can. He knows we all start somewhere and we're not gonna be guitar heros out of the gate. Just a good dude. Super chill and knowledgeable. I made a great choice in picking him to be my instructor. You should do the same.
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Felipe R.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $16
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Felipe R.

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Been playing guitar since I was 10 and been teaching since I was 15

About Felipe

Spanish:Been speaking spanish almost since I started speaking, also 17 years out of my life where in Mexico, conversation and writing are my specialty. Music: I've been learning músic science I was 12 years old, and the first time I teached my brother to play guitar is when I realize that teaching

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Nancy Medrano
The classes were wonderful. I will give it a 10 out of 10 highly recommend.
Great teaching methods and great communication!
Yeliany Canales
he is very good !
Manuel Valdez
Wonderful teacher. Easy going, understandable, explains well both theory and practice.
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Austin K.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Top 10 Instructors of 2021 from Lessons.com
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Austin K.

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When learning guitar with me I make sure the curriculum is custom fitted for you! All student's aren't the same, and it is important you find a teacher who teaches in a way that speaks clearly to you. Achieving your goals is my top priority, and making sure you have fun learning along the way is my passion!

About Austin

I have been playing piano, guitar and ukulele since 2004. Since 2004 I've tutored others in music, including a high school piano class. Starting in 2017 I began teaching professionally. I evaluate how each student learns best. Set goals with them, and create a curriculum that is fun, exciting, an

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Benjamin
My son really enjoyed his piano lesson with Austin.
Sarah
Excellent and “on point” with intuitive abilities to instruct each student!
Matthew
We received our first lesson with Austin and look. Forward to many more. He connected very well with our son’s learning abilities and seems to love what he does!
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Nils B.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nils B.

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About Nils

Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, age 5 or 500, in my experience, with even a few minutes of consistent daily practice anyone can learn music. Maybe your goal is to simply learn to play your favorite songs or maybe you want to learn to write your own music, improvise, or perform live. Li

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Julie
Nils is a capable teacher with clearly evident musical experience. I have been taking lessons from him for about 3 months now. He is particularly gifted at interpreting how a work should be played based on how it sounds or has been performed in the past, a skill he brings to bear for his students.
Richard H.
Awesome instructor! Patient, encouraging, very knowledgeable. Highly recommend!
John
Nils is an extremely knowledgeable and accomplished instructor. He has extraordinary patience and excellent teaching skills. Coming from an adult student with high expectations, Nils has constantly delivered instructional value far beyond beyond what my paid "app" lessons were able to teach me. I highly recommend you give Nils a shot if you want to take your guitar playing to the next level.

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The average cost of 60-minute electric guitar lessons in Watsonville is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $41 and $300 per hour.
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"My son took guitar and then bass lessons from Matt. Matt was thoughtful, patient, and ensured the lessons were tailored to my son's musical tastes. Through working with Matt, my son deepened his appreciation for music and learned how to perform at live events. He's awesome!"
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Greg sold me my first acoustic guitar at 13 years old. It was a fender acoustic and I bought it with no knowledge and he pushed me towards an acoustic guitar he felt was quality and a great starter guitar. I taught myself for a couple of years and than my parents let me get guitar lessons When I was 16. I was really into heavy metal music, yet Greg made sure I knew the basics. His lessons were very individualized and made sure that when I was learning the basics that I knew what I was working towards. I remember one lesson he gave me a riff to work with, after I had it down he revealed to me that it was Miley's party in the USA. He showed me a song I wasn't interested in learning and taught me how I can make it into a genre that appealed to me. I told Greg that I was really interested In guitar upkeep and he taught me how he cleans guitars and does adjustments in his shop. Greg Campbell takes the time with his students and makes sure he his teaching them in what they are interested in, yet at the same time makes sure the basics are hammered home and are appreciated."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"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.

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Pat
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Judy has been an amazing teacher for our eight year old daughter Elizabeth! Rock on!"
Nicholas
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Judy G.
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"Eric is a great teacher. Very patient and extremely knowledgeable."
Christopher
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Matt is a great teacher with an extensive knowledge of guitar and music as whole. He is willing to help teach any song you want and has a great sense of humor."
Joe
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Anj really pushed me to move forward in my guitar playing, highlighting problem areas I was unaware of. I noticed a dramatic improvement in my playing after learning with him."
Billy
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Andrzej G.
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"Very patient and kind to my son (age 10). Excellent teacher. My son was excited to learn so much so quickly! Highly recommend him to both kids and adults!"
Catherine
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Stellar. Sergei knows his stuff, is good at figuring out quickly where you are and helping you see a path forward. Super patient and skilled at what he does. Recommended for jazz, blues, improv and the basics."
Rob
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Sergei Z.
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"Greg is an experienced teacher of electric guitar, acoustic guitar and bass guitar. He is a master of his craft and great working with students of all ages."
Mark
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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