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Adam S.

16 Reviews
Denver, CO
Starting at $38
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Adam S.

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Hello from Adam! My career has been an awesome mix of formal education, teaching and touring.

On the school side, I am a graduate of New York University's Music Business + Technology program.

I have been teaching since 2010, doing both private lessons as well as group and individual sessions at Denver's famed Swallow Hill Music. Part of my duties with Swallow Hill included working with their House Of Rock summer camp program instructing young adults in the 12-18 age range.

I am passionate about teaching guitar and someone that prides themselves on tailoring each lesson to the individual student by putting in the necessary time to prepare materials in advance. I don't have a one-size-fits-all "method" and strive to only provide helpful and applicable instruction. My comfort zone goes anywhere from kids just starting out to adults in working bands that need to add some tricks to their guitar ouevre.

I have been the subject of a full-page feature in Vintage Guitar magazine

About Adam

According to Vintage Guitar Magazine I am "looking to bring a new sound to instrumental guitar music" and that my original songs are "a memorable mix of country, jazz, rock and soul that transcends all genres." As a sideman, my resume includes numerous tours with national acts and I've also had song

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Brian L.
Adam is a great instructor and gave me some good new ideas for blues lead guitar
Rick R.
Guy is easy going a nice to work with
Ed S.
Adam’s got some cool blues pockets. I’d never really thought about lead as pockets - kind of like a drummer would think about a fill. So I guess if you think about lead as discrete pockets it should be “easier “ to break down the lead guitar.
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Kevin J.

39 Reviews
Englewood, CO
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Kevin J.

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Kevin J. has been writing, recording, and playing music for over 25 years. Music is meant to be fun and it is his goal to help others enjoy music. He has been a teacher for 11 years and has composed hundreds of songs. He is passionate about teaching his students the songs they want to learn, no matter the difficulty. He specialized in guitar, drums, and song writing. Kevin has a great way of encouraging others to keep going no matter what challenge is in front of them.

The 75 minute session is to pay for a group jam.

About Kevin

I truly enjoy teaching. I've taught in the public school classroom for 11 years. Teaching music is so so much FUN! And it should be fun for the students to learn. When I'm teaching I tell all my students that if they don't enjoy and smile about something, then we need to change something. I

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Lincoln G.
Kevin is a great teacher - he has brought out the drummer in my 2nd grader, and he has been able to do this through Zoom, not even face to face. Highly recommended!
Kristin
Kevin is an enthusiastic and professional teacher! He has built up my son's confidence, and given him opportunities to perform and hone his percussion skills. I highly recommend Kevin!
Aidan
I was out of town when my 15-year old son had his lesson with Kevin, so I sent a text to my son to find out how it went. "He is the best guitar teacher ever!!" my son replied. I think that says it all.
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Wes C.

101 Reviews
Denver, CO
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Wes C.

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I love to help with all of the basics and then go from there with whatever specific genre or technique each student might be interested in!

About Wes

Hey guys! My name is Wes and over the last 7-8 years I've absolutely fallen in love with music. It's amazing to me to see that music affects every single human, no matter what specific genre they might prefer. And to be able to pick up and instrument and join in on it is such an incredible experi

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Finn A.
Great first guitar lesson with Wes. He was very patient with my boys, they liked his teaching technique and he's enthusiastic and motivating. Thank you.
Caroline A.
Aaron O.
My son was very reticent to meet a stranger and play piano. Wes very quickly gained his attention and interest
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Greg G.

5 Reviews
Aurora, CO
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
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Greg G.

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We will cover music theory, technique, and getting to know the fingerboard, or I can teach you a specific song of your choice written out in tab.
Ideally both will be covered so you can learn the mechanics behind the music that you love to play!

About Greg

I have been playing music for over 30 years, and have been teaching music for almost half of that time. I have performed and recorded throughout the Midwest in a variety of cover and original bands ranging in styles from metal, rock, to R&B/Jazz and Blues. I teach these styles as well. The most i

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Wenxing
I enjoyed my lessons with Greg. He is very helpful, always upbeat, patient and positive. He takes things slow so that you don't feel like you have tons of things to practice. And over all he's just really nice and fun and a very good teacher to have.
Tanner
Greg is a great men also a great teacher, when i first meet with Greg for my first lesson that i known i will be learning by the great teacher.
I had played guitar in the past many, many years but for sometime in my life was so busy working, and focus on raising family but i had to put away my guitar i bought 25 years ago. finally, now i decided to learn to play my guitar again and find Greg on take lesson.com and he has been teaching me just like i am a beginner playing but i am now so happy that i am on a good hand and Greg had been teaching me playing my guitar again. so far so good. Thanks Gregory
Craig Cirbo
I took lessons from Greg when I was much younger say 12-13 for a year or more. He taught me a lot and had me playing guitar really fast, I always tried to do what he asked and he never ever got frustrated if I did it wrong or couldn't play what we were learning right away correctly!. Also all of what he taught me stayed in my head all these years some how and I kinda progressively got better and better!. I'm pretty happy with my playing and a lot of others are to!. Greg has something special about his students and teaching them to play the guitar correctly no matter what or how long it takes, he cares about you as a student. You get out what you put in ,but be patient cause it also takes time. But you'll see the difference later down the road that Greg was the right teacher for learning to play and the theory behind the guitar.....I recommend him as a great guitar teacher!. I myself take lessons from him again at the age of 38 , I was able to find him on Facebook after all these years and we do lessons via Skype, I'm a very happy student, very happy!. And I thank Greg Gladman for that!.
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Michael M.

Golden, CO
Starting at $34
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • High School Diploma from Faith Lutheran Middle & High School
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Michael M.

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Mincer Guitar Lessons is the best place to get in-person or digital 1-on-1 guitar lessons. Whether it be acoustic, electric, or bass guitar, Michael Mincer will be able to help you grow your love for music, no matter how far along you are in your musical journey! As a guitar player for nearly 10 years and an experienced instructor, Michael thoroughly enjoys the art of music and strives for all to know its capabilities. From just learning chords to one song, to learning aspects of in-depth music theory, Michael is glad to help in any way he can. Feel free to email him at the email provided or message him for further details!

About Michael

Hi there! My name is Michael, and I can't wait to share my gift of music with you. I am an experienced musician of over 10 years, and cannot wait to bring that talent to other people, hopefully starting them on the long and exciting journey through the arts. Though I have only been teaching formally

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Russell S.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $120
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your music skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly

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"Wonderful Teacher!

Keith is a wonderful teacher. His so patient and dedicated. He has been teaching our 9 year old daughter guitar over the past year and she has learned so much. He makes an effort to personalize his teaching to her musical interests and aptitude. I highly recommend him. He is always on time and always so pleasant and trust worthy."
Erinn
Took Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Landon was very kind, knowledgeable & patient. Our grandson really liked him and looks forward to his next lesson."
Tye
Took Guitar lessons from Landon S.
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"Andrea is an excellent professional. good teaching skills and a lot of seriousness."
Alessia
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Joel knows his stuff! Also super chill and easy to work with. He’s done a great job catering my lessons to suit what I want to learn.
Would recommend!"
Josh
Took Guitar lessons from Joel H.
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"Tim did a great job of explaining the lessons and provided valuable information about reading music. Unfortunately, at the time I started, I also had a newborn making it very hard to stay on track with practicing. Now that my daughter is older, I have more time to practice, and look forward to taking lessons soon."
Daniel
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Jonah is kind and patient. He makes the lessons fun and enjoyable! I'll be back for sure!"
Lorena Lopez
Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"Enthusiastic, talented instructor

I’ve been taking lessons with John now for close to 4 months. Prior to Take Lessons I tried to teach myself to play (no luck) and had tried one on one lessons through Groupon, which were also not helpful or successful.
Right from the start, I enjoyed my lessons with John very much. He is enthusiastic, has a very positive, encouraging vibe, and has been more than willing to work with me at my skill level (basic guitar). I especially liked that he asked me to provide him with some music that reflected the style of guitar I wanted to learn to play. Once we laid some basic groundwork, we started off learning to play a song on the list I gave him. He is very talented at transcribing music by ear was able to guide me though the song without sheet music.
Finally, my schedule has been variable over the last few months, but he has been nothing but flexible and gracious in finding time for our lesson when I can’t make our regular scheduled time. I very much appreciate that about him.
Overall, I would recommend John for lesson without hesitation. He’s a talented musician and a gifted instructor."
Donald
Took Guitar lessons from John L.
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"I've learned so much from Eric after just a few weeks of lessons. An enthusiastic and inspiring teacher, Eric makes each lesson a breakthrough learning experience. He’s very thoughtful about incorporating topics and information in our lessons that help me progress in the the areas where I would like to grow while also helping me work on building a strong general musical foundation. Eric's love of guitar and of teaching comes through in each session."
Mercedes
Took Guitar lessons from Eric L.
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"Lessons are fun and worthwhile! My son is feeling good about his progress. We are extremely fortunate to have Luis as his instructor.
Luis is great at responding to emails. Easy to talk to. Accommodating schedule. Payments system is easy to negotiate . Highly recommend Luis for guitar lessons."
Isaac
Took Guitar lessons from Luis M.
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"Lars is an awesome guitar teacher for my 14-year-old son, Robert! He's cool 😎 and he's also a really talented instructor. Not everyone has the gift of teaching, but Lars is really good with kids and patient with beginners. It's also super convenient to have him come to our home."
Dr. Robert
Took Guitar lessons from Lars N.
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