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Jeff B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Math Major / music minor from Moorpark College
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Jeff B.

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Flat Picking, Fingerpicking, Rhythm, Chords.

¡Hablo Español!

I Teach All Ages, at All Levels: Songwriting, Music Theory, Composition Lessons, Soloing, Improvisation, Technique, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Latin, Funk, Country, Folk, and much much more!

I am a published contributor to the #1 best-selling Jazz Theory book "Jazzology" (published by Hal Leonard - the world's largest music publisher), in addition to having almost 20 books published on the subject of theory and technique! I also have many many professional recordings to my credit that you can listen to online anytime!

I am the author of the following books (available on Amazon):

"Scales & Modes for the Guitar Fretboard"
by Schell Barkley with Jeff Brent - 2012
The only Guitar Scale Fingering Book you’ll ever need! Full-color.

"Chordalogy - Tonal II-V-I Progressions for the Jazz Guitarist"
by Jeff Brent / Joe Bianco / Gerhard Ersdal - 2013
A thesaurus of jazz guitar chord options

"Jazz Guitar Arpeggios"
by Jeff Brent -
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About Jeff

People study subjects for a great number of reasons, consequently I customize my lessons to each individual student's needs and wants. We learn different ways. Some of us are more visual, some more tactile, some more intuitive, some more cerebral, etc. Understanding this allows me to adapt to eac

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Evan P.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner
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Evan P.

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Have you ever wanted to learn to play guitar, but are not sure where to start? My name is Evan, and after 15 years of guitar playing, I can help you get started and on your way to conquering this instrument. Whether you are younger, older, are a complete novice or have some experience, I will help you move into the intermediate phase of your guitar playing journey with lessons that provide the foundation for becoming a great player. Learning the basics of music theory, the basics of good technique, how to read tabs, chords, scales, learning the fretboard, general musical knowledge,- all integrated into fun lessons where you get to play your favorite music!

About Evan

My name is Evan, I am a North Carolina based guitarist and vocalist. I have been gigging since age 10, playing a variety of music at an advanced level, from Rock, Country, Bluegrass, Praise & Worship, Funk, R&B, there isn't a genre around I wouldn't want to play or teach. I am well versed in differe

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Glenn W.

76 Reviews
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  • Associate of Arts/ Marketing from Cuyahoga Community College/ Akron University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Best Teacher on the Planet from My students
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Glenn W.

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I specialize in providing a great foundation for learning the instrument. Too many students, new to the guitar, get frustrated and quit after just a few lessons, because it falls short of their expectations and they find they are not progressing. I make certain to keep the enthusiasm intact through the entire learning process by making sure the student is actually playing the instrument. I like to think of my method as "Fast Track to Playing Guitar"; my goal is to keep the student's interest in the instrument at a sustained level while they are grasping the fundamentals. Because I also teach Voice, and work professionally accompanying myself on the guitar, I can combine these attributes for my students, should they desire to sing and play. I have uncovered many a student who never fashioned themselves as a vocalist, begin singing and playing with astounding results. Just another option made available to my students.... My success rate of having my students continue with the guitar ...

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the ho

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NATHANIEL
Excellent teacher, helped me quickly achieve my goals.
Keith Z.
Has a good insight in today’s vocal music!
Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
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Marc M.

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  • Associates from Schoolcraft
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marc M.

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Finger-style and flat pick approach

About Marc

I teach all styles of guitar, as I have been in many different types of music situations: Soloist (Classical) Ensemble (Classical and Jazz) Lead and Rhythm (Various Rock and Roll bands) Songwriting and Recording. I am a people person that learned the guitar from many different sources. Most of my le

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Miki
I only had Marc for a couple months (unfortunately had to move), but he is a phenomenal teacher and I recommend to anyone. He's very easy to communicate with and strikes a great balance between the technical learning you need with having fun.
Fred Chin
First lesson. Marc was great
Chris
I only got to take lessons from Marc for a couple of months in the summer of 2016 (I had to move away for work), but he is hands down the best music teacher I've ever encountered. It's a year and a half later and I'm still benefitting from his tutelage. From beginner to advanced, you've found the right guy for the job.
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Morgan W.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Morgan W.

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Lessons with me are like playing a video game that trains you to be good at music. Every exercise we do will generate a score, and you can practice between lessons in order to “beat your high score” during the next one. I've had tons of young students achieve college level proficiency across multiple domains, and can promise you that you will see a huge increase in your technique, music theory, and fretboard knowledge in a very short period of time using my simple and fun program.

Beyond that, one of my favorite things to do with my students is to teach them the concepts and techniques at the core of their favorite music and use that knowledge to help them write their own original songs.

Ask me anything!

About Morgan

Morgan W. is a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, voice, ukulele, piano), vocalist/lyricist, audio engineer, composer, and improvisor. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Musicians Institute with a Minor Degree in Audio Engineering, and is a skilled operator of music software programs such as

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Josh
I started taking guitar lessons from Morgan June of 2021. When I started I had a basic grasp of the guitar. After 4 months of lessons with Morgan my playing became exponentially better. He was able to explain how everything works together in a fun and exciting way to where I always looked forward to my next lesson. I would recommend Morgan to anyone no matter what their music skill is!
Grant
Morgan has tremendously helped my guitar skills through weekly progress tracking. He is very easy to learn from and is a fun guy to jam with! Overall great instructor.
Amanda
I have always wanted to learn to play the piano but just never took the time to find a teacher. I tried self study and watching videos but it just wasn’t doing the trick. I’ve been getting lessons from Morgan for a while now and it has been AWESOME! He’s super passionate about music so any questions you ask gets him even more excited to teach! I went from not knowing ANYTHING about playing piano to being able to play a song that I have always wanted to learn to play! Morgan is able to integrate learning foundational piano playing with playing your favorite songs. I would HIGHLY recommend Morgan if you want to learn to play piano!
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Ari S.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS, Liberal Studies from The New School for Public Engagement
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Ari S.

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From strumming simple chords to writing your own songs and beyond - the acoustic guitar is the originator, and I'll teach you the skills you need to explore your own voice on the instrument.

About Ari

I am a guitarist, bassist, writer and composer based in New Haven county. With international touring experience, songs licensed to film and television, and a degree from The New School, I have an approach that is both holistic and comprehensive. I am easygoing, adaptable and excited to approach musi

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Jonathan
Fantastic and versatile teacher, able to cover all styles comfortably. Definitely recommended for in-home lessons for adults or kids. Relaxed & easygoing, Ari can also push when you need to get over that next practice hurdle. Super nice guy and great teacher.
Carolyn
Wonderful teacher. Creative patient and kind
George
Ari is very knowledgable but presents information in a relaxed, approachable way. It's obvious that he really enjoys teaching and his low key manner makes students feel at ease. Highly recommended!

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"I started taking lessons with Dan randomly but quickly grew to enjoy and appreciate his unassuming style and incredible versatility so much that I signed up both my kids. And now they love him too. I can't recommend Dan highly enough."
Nathanael
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"I’m a relative beginner and Chris has done a great job at making me feel a lot less overwhelmed than my previous instructor. He is very patient and has a great demeanor. He is extremely focused for the entire lesson and is a great communicator."
Bill
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"So much experience and knowledge. I feel confident after first lesson. Loving it!"
Elizabeth
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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"Mark is very patient and very talented! I never feel like he is rushing through my lesson. He makes learning fun!"
Todd
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"Kristina is wonderful. She is warm and I felt very comfortable with her teaching space and gratified at the way she designed a lesson based on where I'm at and my goals. She really listened to me and for the first time (I've had a number of teachers) I was encouraged that she took the time and made the effort to provide me structure for practice which I very much want and, at the same time, relieved that she is open to modifying based on my ability, interest and feedback She took time with patience and grace to guide me through unfamiliar territory and was very clear in her explanations and demonstrations of everything. I'm delighted."
Vicky
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kristina B.
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"Steve is a pretty awesome guitar instructor. He can adapt his teaching to what the student wants to learn and adjust instruction as needed. He is really good at explaining things and helping the student work through things."
Laura
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stephen O.
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"This instructor is very talented and very kind and helpful. She has a willingness to make others succeed and is patient and caring. She will guide you in the direction of becoming a guitarist yourself! I highly recommend her!"
Melissa
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"Carter is excited about lessons again. Thank you Donnie for sharing your talents with our son!"
Carter
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"With more than 20 years experience, and the variety of ages and genres that Jon has taught, he provides a unique and personalized approach to each of his students. Professional, educated and personable - I highly recommend Jon for anyone looking to learn any one of the many instruments that he offers in his curriculum!"
Valerie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"I highly recommend Chris Collier to all - beginners, intermediate and advanced - who aspire to learn and become a proficient guitar player. He is a gem of a person, an exceptional teacher and yes, he can play lights out. Chris brings incredible knowledge, experience and intelligence to each lesson and thanks to him, I'm becoming the guitar player I always dreamed about."
Art
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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