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Andy M.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

I have been teaching bass for 30+ years, I start out with the rudiments of music, which include... Reading the Bass Clef, (and bass tabs) notes and note values, Rests, Time signatures etc. In the lessons you will learn good right hand position and technique, Left hand position, The fingerboard (fret-board), music theory and exercises, lessons on slapping, popping, tapping, chords scales, finger picking, Bass riffs, and tips, and many other lessons, of course you will learn simple songs as well as working on complicated songs and riffs, my lessons involve ear-training and when applicable sight-singing or harmonizing, which I try to encourage all students and musicians to do.

About Andy

With an AA at Broward College as a Voice major and piano minor, 3 years with Gold Coast Opera chorus, Former Musical Director and lead voice instructor at Paul Green School of Rock, and over 30 years teaching mentoring and performing, I am able to offer a diverse innovative range of educational resources.

I'm currently seeking personal training in music therapy to be able to better serve my exceptional and at risk students.

I'm also in the process of developing Pre-kinder and after school music programs using interactive whiteboards.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Studio: 88 key weighted d
igital piano, drum kit, basses, guitars, amps, recording gear, computer, seating for parents
Six(6) 66 key electric keyboards for Group Piano Classes.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Students must provide their own instrument piano digital keyboard amplifiers, I will provide my own

*** Specialties ***
All music lesson will involve sight-singing and ear training.

Vocals: Classical Method with a bit of Vocal Registry Method, and Conceptualized Singing (Freeing the voice and letting the mind take over)

Guitar: Classical and Rock (blues, classic, pop, rock ,metal alternative etc.
Bass: Blues, Rock and Pop
Piano: Rock and Pop, Classical
Drums: all styles
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Greg January 5, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Nice easy to get along with - Very knowledgeable in music industry. Nice studio.
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Rick C. November 30, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
This is my first experience with a vocal teacher and I was a bit nervous. Andy is very knowledgable and friendly and I'm looking forward to my next lesson.
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Don H. October 4, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Only one lesson so far, Andy uses the time well and gave me good homework to do.
So far very helpful and fun.
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Andy M.

Andy M.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
(9)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Scott O.

Hollywood, FL

About Scott

Scott - Lead Guitar and Vocals -

I currently teach two guitar classes and two music classes at my son's middle school. I graduated from the University of Miami's School of Music; guitar principle.

I have played backing guitar for Norwegian Cruise Lines as well as studio and live sessions with several local artists. I have scored for film and I currently play lead guitar and sing lead for Florida's premiere Pink Floyd tribute band, Sigmund Floyd.

Students have enjoyed my patience and talent playing their favorite songs within 3-6 months.

I was cast as lead guitar in the mov
ie, Rock of Ages, with Tom Cruise released June 2012.

*** Lesson Details ***
Students will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with a challenge. In a short time, beginners will have the ability to play their favorite songs for themselves and/or friends.

Intermediate students will gain a greater understanding of the subtle nuances of their instrument and advanced students will benefit from learning what it means to be a musician and not just a great guitarist as well as networking to advance their career.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Pro Tools, Sonar and Cubase computer software.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Acoustic and/or electric guitar

*** Specialties ***
*Teachers marked as a Student
Favorite have taught a minimum of 25 lessons and have received the highest
feedback rating from students.Guitar (acoustic steel string, nylon string classical and electric) and Bass Guitar: Beginner to advanced
Rock, pop, jazz,funk,fusion

Piano: Beginner
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sean W. March 6, 2014
Guitar
Verified Student
Learned more in 5 sessions than I did playing for 5 years.. AMAZING TEACHER!

Scott was an amazing teacher from his easy and welcoming approach to his professionalism and patience. I did literally learn more in just a few hour long sessions than I had ever learned on my own over playing for almost 5 years.

He was truly a great help to my learning experience and was the only thing that helped my climb over my "guitar plateau".

I seriously couldn't say enough great things about this fantastic and awesome teacher. I wish i still lived within teaching distance..All i can say is, don't hesitate! Book with him today!
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Brian B. November 8, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
Excellent Teacher

Scott has been my son's electric guitar instructor for a little over two years. He has a degree from the University of Miami in music. He is a excellent instructor and with his formal training is able to help Dylan with his college level music theory homework! If you are serious about taking your music to the next level Scott should be your first choice.
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Scott O.

Scott O.

Hollywood, FL 33026
(2)
starting at
$29 / 30-min
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Lucian W.

Miami, FL

- defining rhythmic and harmonic functionality of the bass
- learning notes on fret board
- constructing walking bass lines
- R&B syncopation

About Lucian

Lucian W is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music in Boston and former faculty member of the Hartford Conservatory. His vocal studies have been with Jacqueline Jarrett and David Baker in Connecticut, Jane Ellison at Loyola University in Montreal, noted operatic tenor Carmine Gagliardi in New York City, and Gina Moretta (whose students have included Gloria Estefan and Jon Secada) in Miami. He studied privately with world famous jazz guitarists George Benson and Chuck Wayne and has had a full time performing career of several decades as a guitarist, pianist, vocalist, bassist, arranger and orc
hestra leader.
Lucian believes that by sharing his enjoyment of making music with his students, he can give them confidence in other areas. That is because, in order to make music, they must go through a process of physical discovery through practice. They are then empowered by experiencing the connections between inspiration, work, and pleasure.
He performs, as a solo entertainer, an unusually wide ranging repertoire because of his versatility on guitar, piano, and vocals. Being an accomplished arranger with a vast library of charts also allows him to lead a ten piece orchestra as competently as a trio or quartet. He has performed extensively in New York, Chicago, Cape Cod, and Florida.

*** Lesson Details ***
I always try to make lessons as comfortable and enjoyable as possible yet challenging enough to maintain interest. I build lessons around the student's individual interests (specific songs or styles) so that he or she can learn the technical fundamentals in a relevant context.
My own curriculum is supplemented by the following:
Guitar: Hal Leonard Guitar Method, Aaron Shearer Classical Guitar Method
Piano: Alfred's Basic Piano Course , John W. Schaum Piano Course
Voice: Jeffrey Allen's Secrets of Singing, Nicola Vaccai Practical Method

*** Studio Equipment ***
Hardman baby grand acoustic piano
OptimusMD1600 electronic keyboard
Crate TX50D guitar amplifer

*** Specialties ***
- Singing lesson time is generally divided 50/50 between voice building and repertoire. I accompany vocalists on both piano and guitar, teaching the melody notes as they are sung along with the piano. Then, once the melody is learned, I often switch to the guitar with just chordal backing. The acoustic guitar is also softer than the piano and lets the singer hear their own voice better. For voice building, I use my own concepts plus approaches of famous voice teachers like Jeffrey Allen, Seth Riggs, and Anthony Frissel.
- I am very experienced performing all styles of guitar and can cater to the student's specific area of interest, whether it be rock, folk, classical, or jazz.
- With piano, I work on fundamentals of reading and technique. Learning basic harmony and chord construction starting with triads (3 note chords), the student can soon read single stave lead sheets (a form of music notation widely utilized by professional musicians) as well as the grand staff. This approach trains the ear and makes learning how to play popular songs much easier.
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Liliane L. February 2, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
It is with pleasure I must let you know that Lucian is the very best instructor I ever had. He is patient and stick to his method. I learned so many techniques with him that family and friends can't believe that I could progress at such a pace. I would recommend Lucian for any age groups."

I would love to resume taking piano lesson although I have health issues not completely resolved. I have to be around a humidifier and I must avoid humidity. I hope in the future I will be able to built on the foundation I received from Mr. Williams. I thank you.

Sincerely, Liliane Louis
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Merrill July 29, 2015
Flamenco Guitar · In studio
Lucian is a great teacher. Laid back and mellow. Has a wide ranging musical knowledge and playing styles makes new concepts easy to understand. I would highly recommend him to beginner and experienced students alike!
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Soheila F. July 28, 2015
Guitar
Verified Student
He is so friendly! He knows everything about the instruments. We are happy to be with him. Recommend!
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Lucian W.

Lucian W.

Miami, FL 33162
(14)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Steve G.

Deerfield Beach, FL

Theory,rhythm,and scales are combined with technique on how to play underneath a song with movement (walking)

About Steve

Music has been a part of my life for over 4 decades. I stepped onstage when I was 15, and have been active in the music business ever since. I was raised in the New York / New England area, and played in many bands in the 70's and 80's, most notably the band AVALON. I moved to Florida in the late 80's and began to develop a one man show, using the emerging technology available. I called the show YIN YANG, the infinite possibility of Music. I chose the name, as it is the Oriental symbol for balance, and used it to represent the balance between the electric and acoustic, and the technology of t
oday with the classic music from yesterday. Midi guitar and guitar synthesis became my trademarks as I pushed the boundaries of how I could express myself on the guitar. Being able to play sax, flute, strings, pianos, even percussion on the guitar took my imagination to new places and enabled me to express myself in ways I didn't know were possible. I grew up influenced by the classic rock guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Alvin Lee, Duane Allman, and used their techniques to springboard me into developing my style. I am also influenced by some of the great guitarists of today, such as Satriani, Vai, Bonamassa, etc. I am fluent in electric and acoustic guitar, slide guitar, open tunings, modal playing, and guitar synthesis. I also can play and teach mandolin, ukulele, banjo, bass, and also harmonica and folk harp. I am working on the bagpipes now. I also give lessons on music technology, audio recording, and music software such as Sonar, Reason, and Finale, to name a few. Music is the passion that feeds my soul, and a decade ago I started teaching, to have a chance to give back to the next generation and share what I have learned along the way. I love bringing out the soul of each new student I meet.

*** Lesson Details ***
When I take on a new student, the first thing I do is to sit down and talk to them and find out a bit about them... their personality, what their influences in music are, what artists they like, and what they are looking to be able to accomplish on the instrument. Each student is an individual, so depending on what they like, I will frame my lessons around the styles and artists that they like, and will incorporate the fundamentals and the exercises around the music that they enjoy. I will use the artists and the songs that excite my students to frame the lessons that we work on. I use music software to create custom grooves for each of my students to practice to, and also sometimes use a video cam to film my student working on a particular lesson that they are having trouble with, so that when they go home, they have an example of themselves playing the lesson, so they can study it at home to get it right. I am a firm believer in learning all the rules. I am also a firm believer, when you know the rules, to break them all. You have to know the rules to be able to break them. I will provide you with everything you need to shine on your instrument. My teaching technique is something that I developed myself, is quite unique, and, if you follow my program, you will progress REALLY fast. But keep in mind, anything good is worth working for, and if you REALLY want this, you will grow in leaps and bounds. Most of my students have been with me on an average of 4 to 5 years, some 9 or 10 years. I look forward to meeting you and helping you make magic with music! Ciao!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Acoustic 6 &12 string guitars
Electric Guitars
Electric Bass, Fretless Bass, and upright Bass guitars
Mandolin
Banjo
Ukulele
Baritone Ukulele
Guitar amps
Reason Software
Sonar Software
Video Equipment
Hard Disk Recorder

*** Travel Equipment ***
Everything necessary for my lessons I provide
My student needs an instrument and amp, if needed

*** Specialties ***
I have developed a curriculum that combines my knowledge of music software with my teaching technique. This enables me to create musical templates tailored for each student according to their musical interests, what they would like to focus on, and what their ultimate goals are. For example ...lead guitar, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar accompaniment to their voice, etc. which ends up making for an exciting experience as my student learns their instrument framed around the styles of music that they enjoy.
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October 21, 2015
Ukulele · In studio
We met Steve through my uncle who also takes lessons from him. Our daughter takes Ukulele classes and loves it. We love the fact that Steve makes it fun and is very professional. We can always reach him with any questions and he's always flexible with our schedule. I would definitely recommend Steve to any age group. I believe that everyone is given a gift from God and Steve certainly has the gift as an amazing music teacher .
Have a bless week. Niki
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October 21, 2015
Ukulele · In studio
We met Steve through my uncle who also takes lessons from him. Our daughter takes Ukulele classes and loves it. We love the fact that Steve makes it fun and is very professional. We can always reach him with any questions and he's always flexible with our schedule. I would definitely recommend Steve to any age group. I believe that everyone is given a gift from God and Steve certainly has the gift as an amazing music teacher .
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Chuck October 16, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Enjoying my lessons, Steve is a great teacher to work with.
Having fun and learning.
I go once per week.
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Steve G.

Steve G.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
(19)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Aldrin E.

Boca Raton, FL

If you love music and have the passion it takes to learn to play an instrument I'll be honored to have you as a student. Whether you want to take Piano, Guitar, Singing or Violin Lessons, we will work closely with you to help you gain the confidence you need to perform at a very good level.

I am a musician from the Conservatory of Bellas Artes in Colombia and a Music Producer from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. My Career began when I was 12 years old playing Piano and today I work among world known musicians.

Most of our students are from the South Florida area. Our pricing is reasonable and I can create custom packages to accommodate your budget.

About Aldrin

If you love music and have the passion it takes to learn to play an instrument I'll be honored to have you as a student. Whether you want to take Piano, Guitar, Singing or Violin Lessons, we will work closely with you to help you gain the confidence you need to perform at a very good level.

I am a musician from the Conservatory of Bellas Artes in Colombia and a Music Producer from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. My Career began when I was 12 years old playing Piano and today I work among world known musicians.

Most of our students are from the South Florida area. Our pricing
is reasonable and I can create custom packages to accommodate your budget.
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Olivia January 27, 2016
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Having issues but not because of Aldrin. My daughter just isn't enjoying these lessons and I don't know why. I'm disappointed that a kid who loves to sing so much isn't taking to singing lessons. Aldrin is doing his best in this situation but how do you MAKE a child do something they don't want to? Thanks for your patience Aldrin.
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Sarah L. January 15, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Aldrin: Very patient & knowledgeable. He knows what I need to do in order to feel comfortable playing and has a plan in place to help me improve. Terrific first lesson with long term goals. :-)
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Maggie P. January 11, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I enjoyed my first lesson and have much 'food for thought' to work on
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Aldrin E.

Aldrin E.

Boca Raton, FL 33433
(20)
starting at
$40 / 30-min

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