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Matt O.

Matt O.

5(26)
My blues guitar teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment. My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals. My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience. My classes with you will include the following content: • Warm up exercises • Fundamentals • Mindfulness techniques • Note reading • Tab reading • Sight reading • Left hand/ right hand techniques • Burst practicing (burnout prevention) • Micro movements/economy of motion • Proper posture both sitting and standing • Stage performance techniques • Embellishments • Improvisation • Unorthodox techniques • Scales and Keys • Theory • Fretboard mastery • Chords (all types) • Songwriting • Transcription • Memorization • Self sufficiency
$1$39
/30 mins
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James S.

James S.

5(27)
I can help you master the guitar in the shortest amount of time! Experienced teacher with over 10 years of experience has helped many students achieve their goals on the instrument with guaranteed results. Everyone has their own journey with music and these lessons are here for you to achieve them. Whether you want to play electric or acoustic, learn songs or create songs. master the basics or go beyond the basics. Become a better player, musician, improviser, songwriter, artist.
$1$15
/30 mins
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Jason M.

Jason M.

4.9(106)
Everything. The basics, the rhythms, the tempo, improvisation. Key signatures and scales to keep your fingers moving. I7 IV7 V7 progressions, the 12 and 8-bar blues. You name your goal and I can help. Jimi Hendrix, SRV, Kenny Wayne Shepard, BB King, Muddy Waters, Eric Johnson, Robert Johnson, Keb Mo, John Mayer, Eric Clapton, and more!
$1$30
/30 mins
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David C.

David C.

4.8(29)
As a performer in a blues band, and producer of blues albums I find there's a special place in my heart for the blues. Acoustic, electric, flat picking, finger picking, or slide guitar. Mississippi Delta blues, Texas blues, English blues, Southern blues, Chicago blues, and more. Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.
$1$25
/30 mins
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Andrea B.

Andrea B.

4.9(237)
Berklee Graduate with two degrees in Music and a Conservatory diploma. I love teaching and I have been doing it professionally for almost two decades. I have been the musical director for Grammy nominated artist Bobby Hurricane Spencer for the past 10 years. I have extensive experience playing Blues professionally (credits include albums by Chitlin Circuit musicians, legendary venues as well as an appearance on an award winning blues documentary). I can teach any style of blues, electric, acoustic, Chicago, Texas, West Coast and Delta. I can get in depth with you on lead and rhythm guitar from its basics to its most advanced and contemporary aspects.
$1$30
/30 mins
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Russell S.

Russell S.

4.9(23)
If you are ready to start taking your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument or subject matter themselves. My name is Russ and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 15. I have a Platinum #1 Billboard charting record under my belt, worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Red Velvet, Lifehouse and more; and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Feel free to browse my official website for a full list of credits. Want to learn to shred guitar? Produce beats? Write your own songs? Dive into theory? Record yourself? This page is the one stop shop. Feel free to reach out with any requests or questions!
$160
/60 mins
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William G.

William G.

4.9(68)
Are you interested in learning to play the music you love, using techniques that are actually healthy for your hands? My instruction promotes efficient, ergonomically sound, time-tested playing techniques. Do you want to play well? Then you need to learn to practice well. Quality practice coaching will make a profound difference in your ability to learn and play music effectively, but it takes time. That's why I offer weekly full hour lessons at a reasonable price. Practice well and you will play well. I offer training for acoustic as well as electric (steel and/or nylon string) instruments and provide instruction in popular music styles as well as formal classical. About me: I earned my Degree in Music Education from Shenandoah Conservatory where I studied Classical Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Violin, Piano, Music Theory, Psychology, and other related areas, before graduating with Magna Cum Laude Honors in 1996. I have been providing quality music instruction to my students for over 30 years now. I work well with adults as well as children from a wide variety of backgrounds. I look forward to hearing from you and thanks again for your time.
$1$70
/60 mins
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Nils B.

Nils B.

4.9(58)
Anything from Robert Johnson to Stevie Ray Vaughan...
$1$55
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Nils is a great teacher with a lot of experience. I highly recommend employing his help to improve your guitar skills!

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I came to Mich an with 8ish years of self-taught acoustic experience looking to make my first foray into electric/lead playing/improvising/soloing. After two weeks with Mich, my playing has improved e

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Exactly what I have been looking for. Terrific lesson. Just enough practice material for next week.

bob (Blues Guitar lessons with Michael S.)

I started taking weekly electric guitar lessons with Mr. Soukis at his Times Square studio, after watching many videos of him rockin' the blues at various venues in New York City. He is one of those r

CHRIS D (Blues Guitar lessons with Spiros S.)

Nils is a great teacher with a lot of experience. I highly recommend employing his help to improve your guitar skills!

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