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Martin D.

Clearwater, FL

About Martin

I've been teaching professionally for over ten years and have taught over 200 students of all ages and backgrounds how to play. I've played mostly in rock bands but have also done Classical, Jazz, and Country projects. I play a wide selection of styles including Rock, Pop, Country, Ragtime, Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Metal, Church, Renaissance, Punk, and Funk/Soul. (Everything from Bach to Rock to Bachrach). I graduated from the University of Maryland and Excelsior College.

*** Lesson Details ***
I listen closely to the student's wants and together we develop the approach that will help them
reach their goals. I use a wide variety of methods from strict classical methods (such as Noad or Parkening) to simply teaching chords and "tabbing out" their favorite songs. However, I do make sure the student understands underlying theory and becomes a musician not a parrot. Each student has different strengths and weaknesses (cognitive and physical) and different amounts of time to practice. I take all of these into account in developing your individual lesson plan.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Separate studio room, hundreds of music books, 3 chairs, guitars, amps, and bass, keyboard and piano

*** Travel Equipment ***
Students should have own instrument and amp. I bring books and handouts.

*** Specialties ***
Guitar and Bass: Beg. to Advanced

banjo and piano: Beg. - intermediate

All Styles (except Flamenco) to include Folk, Acoustic Fingerstyle, Rock, Punk, Blues, Country, Church, Bluegrass, Soul, Ragtime and Classical.
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David W. April 13, 2015
Classical Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Martin was very gentle in mood and helpful. He didn't waste time and I felt comfortable talking with him immediately. He wasn't at all intimidating and that helped me feel comfortable making noise and telling him about myself. He focused entirely on me. Perfect manner. The HW he gave me was not overbearing and makes perfect sense in retrospect. He gave me confidence that I could achieve my goals much sooner than I expect. I'm hoping I can stick with him. He knows my technique is good, which it is, and I look forward to working with him. Just after getting back home, I really feel like practicing.
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Dwight M. February 27, 2013
Bass Guitar
Verified Student
Great instructor overall

Marty was a great instructor to me. Taught me a lot in the 4 lessons I had with him. Very professional and knowledgable in Bass. Unfortunately because my schedule changing I could not keep him as an instructor. My only gripe would be that his studio room gets a little cramped and my guitar sometimes would hit things. Other than that. I would definitely recommend him.
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Chris G. February 7, 2013
Verified Student
Excellent teacher

I would recommend Marty to anyone wanting to take guitar lessons from beginner to advanced, he can meet your needs. He is very knowledge, professional and patient.
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Martin D.

Martin D.

Clearwater, FL 33756
(4)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Randall K.

Clearwater, FL

About Randall

I have been teaching music for over 20 years and playing as a professional musician for even longer. I know how to get the best out of my students and have fun doing it. I'm a University of South Florida grad and I have worked and studies in Las Vegas and at the Berklee school of music. My students constantly win superiors at contest and sit in the upper chairs in band and orchestra. Lets have some fun and make some music.

*** Lesson Details ***
In a laid back fun way we will learn the fundamentals of our instrument. I start out with the All For Strings series of books and add the Su
zuki method books for some tunes. In 3 to 6 months you will be playing the music you like and having fun and learning new things while you do.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Lessons in the living room or den

*** Specialties ***
Both classical and Jazz.
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Cari A. June 12, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Randall was great, very patient and explained process very well , I will have to put my lessons on hold for a while. I have broken my knee and may need surgery.. Will get back in touch soon
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Cari A. June 11, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Randall was great, very patient and explained process very well , I will have to put my lessons on hold for a while. I have broken my knee and may need surgery.. Will get back in touch soon
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Cari A. June 11, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Randall was great, very patient and explained process very well , I will have to put my lessons on hold for a while. I have broken my knee and may need surgery.. Will get back in touch soon
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Randall K.

Randall K.

Clearwater, FL 33764
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$15 / 30-min
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Christina C.

Palm Harbor, FL

About Christina

I teach music lessons to both kids and adults of all playing levels and all styles including Classical and Jazz.
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Nikki W. August 11, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Christina is a highly skilled musician who invests of herself into the lives of her students. She has worked to incorporate my daughter's love of jazz music into her piano lessons, while educating my daughter about other music styles and broadening her interests at the same time. Christina's attention to detail has enabled my daughter to fine-tune her piano skills in problem areas.
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Cissy B. May 14, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Christina and I were a good fit. I was reluctant to find a teacher on line, but she turned out to be a pleasant surprise. She's easy to work with, she's patient and her instructional explanations are a monumental plus. I think this will be a long lasting relationship....I highly recommend this young lady.
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Patricia R. November 24, 2014
In home
Verified Student
Christina is an excellent teacher. She is very detailed when
explaining how to play a song in the correct time signature.
I like the fact that she does not move forward until I have
learned where my problem areas are; for example timing.
I would highly recommend Christina as a piano teacher.
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Christina C.

Christina C.

Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(4)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Ross L.

Clearwater, FL

About Ross

Hi. my name is Rosgo. I've been teaching guitar for about 15 years .I've studied under many musicians from the age of 10 to 59 I teach rock ,metal,blues ,country. I focus lessons on what you want to learn .I teach to read music and understand tablature .You want to know how to sweep shred ,harmonics ,tapping,playing over the top ,drop tuning, slide ,playing chords,fingerpicking and lead
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Mildred August 16, 2015
Guitar · In home
Ross is an excellent teacher. It sometimes takes me a while to understand something, and he is very patient with me, and works with me until I succeed. I always look forward to my next lesson.
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Butch August 7, 2015
Guitar · In home
I have been taking guitar lessons with Rosgo, and I have learned so much. He keeps it simple. Lessons are enjoyable I would definitely recommend Rosgo to others who would like to pursue playing vuitar.
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Ed August 5, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Awesome! He is very personable and easy to talk to. I think that is very important when trying to learn from a person.
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Ross L.

Ross L.

Clearwater, FL 33755
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$25 / 30-min
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Dan C.

Dunedin, FL

About Dan

I began playing guitar age 5. Studied music for 6 years... my1st group at age 12... joined musicians union age 14. Professional musician over 20 years. Moved to Hollywood, Ca. became a studio musician, played on Merv Griffin Show, and many other TV appearances and recorded sound tracks in movies and most important... played with some fabulous musicians and had a lot of fun.
I am proficient on Guitar and Bass.
Today, being a musician in praise and worship on both instruments since 1980.
I have lived in the Tampa area since 1988.
I want to pass down my experience to......"YOU".....my
approach is more application and building a strong foundation, keeping music exciting. My students can play music in their 1st lesson. Playing Guitar or Bass is fun and exciting, any one can learning how. Learning how read music is one approach, or we can just dive into the instrument, and begin any way you want to learn.
I want my students know that your dreams can come true, my desire is to give you the tools to begin your journey in music as I have made mine.
Dan C.
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Ted kraft August 15, 2015
Guitar · In home
Dan is by no means a beginner. With his seniority of age he can play heavy metal country western you'll play bass guitar acoustic guitar electric guitar. He was performed with my group four years in California besides playing in Hollywood with celebrities. I highly recommend you taking lessons from Dan he's fantastic.
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Jim August 14, 2015
I played drums in a band with Dan Casson for about 10 years. I have also played guitar with him. Dan played the guitar and the bass in the band. Dan is a very versatile player on both instruments. He is an excellent guitar player, but as for the bass..........he is an ABSOLUTE MONSTER!!!! He is by far the most gifted bass player I have ever known. He can play any style of music and really gets into the groove. He began playing the guitar as a young boy, following in the footsteps of his dad.

Some people were born to be doctors.........Dan was born to be a musician. You can't go wrong by having someone like Dan be your teacher.
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Steve August 14, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
I learned how to play songs and riffs of songs on my first lesson. I recommend Dan for instructor of acoustic and electric guitar. I'm a beginner and Dan has a great way of teaching the chords and method of playing guitar for beginners of all ages.
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Dan C.

Dan C.

Dunedin, FL 34698
(6)
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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