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Justin L.

4 Reviews
Miami, FL
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Justin L.

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I've taught hundreds of lessons, over the past ten years. I have written, recorded, and produced my own songs, performed solo, and with bands. I have over 35 videos, and many of them are tutorials. I am sure I can teach and inspire you. Would you like to learn how to read music, or simply play your favorite songs? Or, perhaps you'd like to understand music better in general. Of course I can teach you scales, music theory, songwriting, and improvisation.

About Justin

I have played publicly in bands and as a solo act. I have written, produced, and recorded my own music. Otherwise, I have taught over a hundred lessons in my teaching career. You will be satisfied with me as your teacher.

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Samuel
Super lay back and knowledgeable. This guy will take you to the places you want to go in your guitar journey.
Amy
Great first lesson!
Janet B.
Justin is a wonderful teacher. He is patient and explains thoroughly. I was very pleased and impressed with his teaching. Looking forward to my second lesion.

Raphael M.

2 Reviews
Miami, FL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English, Creole
  • Music from Miami Dade College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Raphael M.

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About Raphael

I have an AA at Miami Dade College, 15 years private study beyond Post Doctorate; over 13 years teaching experience all instruments, styles and levels *** Lesson Details *** Mel bay's bass and guitar methods; James Bastien piano, Essential elements 2000 for brass and woodwinds; Master theory by

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dennis
Raphael has a comprehensive approach to teaching and teaches in an enjoyable way He also gave me some lessons on wooden flute
Ricardo
raphael was very nice and showed me a few things that werent in the book, which was helpful. i did, however, need more direction in my lessons. we mostly followed the essential element book which was fine since im still a beginner.

Eric F.

12 Reviews
Miami, FL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Music Education from Miami Dade College
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Eric F.

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to gain an understanding of guitar and allow the guitar to be an extension of one's creativity and ideas

About Eric

Multi-instrumentalist, Songwriter, and composer Eric Andres Ferrer; graduated from Miami Dade Music College earning a A.A. in Music Theory and Composition. Afterwards He Continued to Pursue His B.A. in FIU. once College was Complete Eric Ferrer set out to create a curriculum for his students that e

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Juan G.
We had an amazing first lesson he is an awesome instructor
Giovanni A.
its been a pleasure having Eric in our home. he's been very insightful, Joyful, and down right hilarious to have around. the positive energy that Eric brings into our home really leaves a smile on our kids faces.
Erin M.
Top of the line lessons & content. Enjoying how much progress I’ve made in such little amount of time. Thanks Eric

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Michael C.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Michael C.

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I have been teaching guitar since 1984. I have a BA in music and I have taken all of the graduate school classes as well. I have played in bands for the last 40 years, I have played with and or opened for Chuck Berry, The Beach Boys, Donna Summer, Gregory Hines, Taj Mahal, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Coasters, Frankie Valii, Shadow Fax, Little Richard, The Monkees, earth wind and fire, Stan Getz, Brian Setzer, Bowzer (Sha Na Na), Hermit's Hermit's, and many others I like teaching any genre of music and I always teach lessons curated to the needs of the student, I have taught over 600 students in my life at all different ages and playing levels, so I have a lot of experience in different teaching techniques. I have transcribed thousands of songs for students over the years and I have never been dependent on music charts online or even in books. I make music theory as easy and fun as possible. Every student is unique and so I will develop our lessons around the way you want to be taught, so ...

About Michael

I have been teaching guitar since 1984. I have a BA in music and I have taken all of the graduate school classes as well. I have played in bands for the last 40 years, I have played with and or opened for Chuck Berry, The Beach Boys, Donna Summer, Gregory Hines, Taj Mahal, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Coas

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Duff D.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Duff D.

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Improve Your Guitar Groove

Lessons and coaching to aspiring guitarists (Jazz, Latin, Reggae, Classical)

What makes my lessons unique?

While everyone learns in their own way, most people tend to learn in certain ways best.

While very much a student of music/guitar, I believe I can help a lot of folks with their own musical journey and learning process!

With over 200 articles & 50 videos on learning guitar and music, playing guitar for 30+ years, gigging for over 15+ years, and have composed/created/recorded music in a variety of styles, I can help many aspiring guitarists.

Besides the guitar, I am currently learning drums, congas, bass, piano, violin, viola, cello, bass flute, and singing. In other words, while I l started learning guitar along time ago, I am very familiar with many aspects of the musical learning process!

For aspiring jazz guitarists:
I focus on improving groove (as well as theory, technique, improv, repertoire, ear training). With groove, you'll really start

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Jazz guitarist with a mulit-instrumental, multi-genre teaching style!

Kwame S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Degree & Certification Associates of Arts in Recording Technology from Southwestern Illinois College
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Kwame S.

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Have you ever wanted to play an instrument or sing? Do you have a genuine passion for music? My lessons properly prepare students for what is needed to execute their journey as a musician. Lessons will be customized to meet the needs of the students. I have five years of teaching students from ages five to fifty and over twenty years of experience as a musician. Students will learn core music essentials such as music theory, ear training, sight reading, and more. And for songwriters I offer lessons on songwriting and structuring.

About Kwame

Hello, my name is Kwame. I have been a musician for over twenty years. I started out in music when I was in grade school and have continued my musical journey throughout my adulthood. I have five years of experience teaching a wide range of age groups. Adjacent to being a musician, I am also a sin

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Engaging and fun
Thanh
Kwame is a genuine vocal coach who cares about your goals and your journey. Our first session felt comfortable and insightful. I look forward to our future lessons~!
Henry W.
This was my son's first piano lesson so we didn't know what to expect. Kwame was great with my son. He was both patient and encouraging, knowledgeable and professional. My son is excited for his next lesson!

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The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Miami is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"after Just strumming around for many years, I finally decided to learn how to play. It’s been a fun journey with Eric and he has me playing things I couldn’t imagine just six months ago. A bit of theory and a lot of repertoire my skills have improved quickly.... one of these days he will convince me to just play and not overthink!"
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"Andrea is the best guitar teacher! He is so knowledgeable about not just guitar but music in general. I always appreciate how helpful he is and his enthusiasm for teaching is undeniable. I highly recommend him to any music student of any level!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I have been a student for Mathew for past few months and I enjoy his classes. In his classes, I've been learning songs, guitar techniques, music theory, and even a little about the music business from his experiences. He has a great in-home studio which is perfect for guitar lessons and I've have learned a lot from him and I look forward to his classes each week. In my opinion, he is the the best type of person to learn from because of his dedication and his ability to teach anybody at any level."
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Took Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"well... let's start by saying i somehow got my dates screwed up and showed up a week early for the lesson :D ... scott took it all in stride and i got a really good first lesson, and left with several exercises i can practice on my own to progress before my next lesson. looking forward to the next one(s)!"
Robin
Took Guitar lessons from Scott K.
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"Greg has been a patient and highly skilled musician. As a guitar player at an intermediate level, it has been especially important for me to have instruction from Greg that helps in my pursuit of playing at a higher level."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Aaron is a great instructor and very easy to work with"
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Took Guitar lessons from Aaron C.
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"Mathew is patient and kind. He has provided my son with techniques to help him succeed. I highly recommend Mathew!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Mathew M.
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"Meghan is patient and encouraging and makes the lessons enjoyable . I am not the fastest student but she points me in the right direction and always sends me home with something fun to work on"
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Took Guitar lessons from Meghan L.
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"My first time taking guitar lessons. Paul is very informative, knowledgeable, and a pleasure to work with. I'm sure I'll have more to say later on, this was my 1st lesson. So far, I would highly recommend him. A+ 5*"
David
Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Lena is an awesome guitar instructor. She’s extremely knowledgeable and talented. I like that she allows me to go at my pace and is patient with my learning. She does a great job mixing music reading, theory, and learning songs I want to learn. It’s also wonderful that she sings and she incorporates that into her teaching so I learn to play with a vocalist. I believe any student can progress with her approach and have a lot of fun learning too."
Dave
Took Guitar lessons from Lena E.
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By Erik A. - Miami Guitar Teacher

Although Miami is not the first city that one might think about as a haven for rock guitar or guitar based music, I have found that it does create a unique environment for a guitarist to practice their craft. People ask me why I have moved to a city much more known for party and dance culture than any kind of rock or folk music. Truthfully, I cannot give a good answer. All I can say is that it just feels right to be here. Something about this beach just clicks with me, and as any surrounding would, it has affected my approach to music and to teaching guitar lessons in Miami.

I have also found opportunities and met people here who click with me. Finding the opportunity to teach guitar lessons in Miami with TakeLessons has allowed me t

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o share my passion with people with musical tastes ranging from country and folk to 80s rock to pop and modern music. The music that my students want to play doesn’t always mesh with my tastes, but it is still fun and rewarding to help them find their voice in the kind of music that they are passionate about. I am grateful that I have this opportunity. It could have happened anywhere I suppose, but it did happen here and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love having people come to my home studio to learn with the ocean and sea breeze as a backdrop.

I have also met some other creative guitarists here. Verdi Mayer and Steven Weingarth are two of them who, along with bassist Jorge Rodriguez and drummer Robert Pinion, play in the band Space Between Words. They initially got together with the idea of being a rockabilly group, but have morphed into something completely different. Although some traces of rockabilly can be found in some of their songs like “Crazy as a Fox” and “Things Children Do,” they are really just undercurrents of a style that is somewhat indefinable. The songs are hard-edged, with influences ranging from blues, classic rock, punk and experimental music. This eclecticism is in a way reflective of their surroundings.

Miami is obviously a very multicultural city and each culture brings its own background in music. Dance music, whether electronic, salsa, reggaeton or hip-hop, is the dominant force. One cannot live in this city and be oblivious to the dance scenes and rhythm-dominated music. My original home in Minneapolis is more in tune with the straight-ahead rock or singer-songwriter scene. Even the hip-hop coming out of Minnesota is more of a head-bobbing kind than a club dance kind. Although I may be more comfortable with that kind of approach, I do find it exciting to try and add more rhythm to my music. The guys from Space Between Words agree, saying that being surrounded by rhythmic music has made them more conscious of rhythm’s place in their music.

There are other high-caliber musicians, the band point out, who make them step up their own game. Both Steve and Verdi immediately name Buffalo Brown from Out of the Anonymous, and Jay and Victor from the punk band Mind You as major local influences. Other honorable mentions were Fernando Perdomo from Dreaming in Stereo and Andrew Pino from Mind Chips. Steven also lists Verdi as a major inspiration and influence to his own guitar style. A few local artists have gained national attention too. Iron & Wine started in Miami and is one of my personal favorites. His mellow grooves and voice seem to echo the coolness of the ocean.

I hope this article will encourage you to want to learn, play, write your own guitar music and ultimately take guitar lessons here in Miami. I would advise you not to be discouraged by the initial impression that this city does not welcome guitar-oriented music. Find in your surroundings something that inspires you to want to make music and if you haven’t already, check out some of the aforementioned artists. They may inspire you too!

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