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Paul W.

79 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul W.

79 Reviews
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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
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As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.
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Spencer N.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Communications from Southern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Spencer N.

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From funk to punk, bass is the basis for everything. All good tracks have a great bassist using a variety of fun and heavily satisfying techniques, and we'll be exploring simple fingerstyle playing to more advanced ideas like tapping, harmonics, and slap in practical and musical ways. Hope you're ready to make your bass face and I'm looking forward to working together on some low end!

About Spencer

I'm so excited to get into music with the amazing spread of people out here! It's fairly daunting to take up a new skill, so I'd like to say that we're going to find a path that keeps interest and skill levels up. You are not required to suffer. Using several fun (and, importantly, very free) apps

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Joseph M.

3 Reviews
Skokie, IL
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joseph M.

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I teach electric bass guitar using the Hal Leonard method. Also get students into learning songs, bass patterns and scales early in their learning.

About Joseph

My Story: As a guitarist in my early years I spent much time reworking my technique and gaining insight in how guitar playing really works. My early struggles gave way to a solid knowledge of the guitar and music. This was gained through no small part through

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Ryan L.
Learning flamenco and classical guitar with Joe. He's got tons of knowledge and skill, and really pays attention to the musicality of things, which is something other teachers often miss.
StephenS1
Great teacher

My daughter enjoyed lessons with Joe. He was patient and good at explaining to a beginner.
JosefP
Great teacher !!!

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Jason W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Awarded ZAKK WYLDE COVER CONTEST from http://www.musicmeetsvideo.com/
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Jason W.

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I've been teaching bass guitar for over 12 years now in a variety of different styles. Some styles include, but not limited to: rock, metal, funk, blues, pop and more. I like to work on various techniques and playing styles so that my students develop their own unique approach and can incorporate many different styles into their own playing.

About Jason

I've been playing and studying guitar for 17 years as well as teaching for 14. I grew up in Minnesota and started playing guitar when I was 13 years old. Self-taught for three years, I developed a passion and love for music. Upon turning 16, I expanded my knowledge studying with a local guitarist,

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Josh
Jason is an AMAZING TEACHER!!! He is so fun and knowledgeable. I found him on Instagram. I was always admiring his guitar playing whenever I saw his videos. I reached out to him and I took my first lesson last week via Skype since I'm living in a different state. I'm looking forward to what he is gonna teach me next! Thank you so much Jason!
Jimmy
I took several lessons with Jason and he is a very knowledgeable guitar teacher and he makes the learning experience a good one. He breaks down the teaching experience so even the most beginning student can understand it and he caters to his students individual needs.
Lauren M.
Jason is awesome. He is intelligent, prepared, cool, kind, and patient. I'm really looking forward to getting better at this guitar thing with him. I STRONGLY RECOMMEND HIM YOU LOVERS, ARTISTS, FRIENDS, AND STRANGERS.
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Bryan L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner
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Bryan L.

6 Reviews
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Time will be spent on exercises, learning songs, and on personal projects

About Bryan

Bryan is a lifelong student trained in both Contemporary and Classical methodology. Bryan's extensive education paired with his passion for music make him the perfect teacher for any student. Bryan's love for music started at a young age. He began taking private guitar lessons at the age of 10 lear

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Kyra &.
Both my kids loved Bryan and their first lesson. Off to a great start!
Hadley H.
My grandaughter is very happy wth her first lesson and has been practising! Bryan motivated her!!! Thanks
Devin H.
I highly recommend Bryan

If you are looking for guitar lessons then Bryan is your guy. I have been taking lessons from him for 6 months now and had no experience prior. I have learned a lot from him and not just about playing a guitar but music in general. I highly recommend Bryan.
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Collin D.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Music in Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Collin D.

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Students will learn the fundamentals of bass playing technique such as note reading, posture, groove, and dexterity exercises. Students will be exposed to various styles of music and bass playing and will be encouraged to bring in material from music they enjoy. As students learn and accumulate repertoire, they will be exposed to different performance techniques, ear training exercises, and improvisation skills. Students will be encouraged to improvise their own grooves in lessons as we cover different styles of music and the virtuosic bass players that made them groove!

About Collin

My name is Collin. I have been teaching private lessons since 2013 and have helped young students learn to read music and to sing and play simultaneously. I have also taught accomplished musicians to play electric bass, my primary instrument. I earned my Bachelor of Music degree in Professional M

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Xinyuan Y.
Patient and knowledgeable.
Madelynn R.
Collin is patient, kind, and very knowledgeable. Maddy had a huge smile on her face after her first lesson, and can’t wait for the next one. Thank you, Collin!
Da'Me H.
Our first lesson was better than i expected. Very friendly and easy-going. Knowledgeable on the theory and skilled in his execution in a way that makes it easy and fun to learn.

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"Greg is very gifted and knowledgeable in many instruments. He has been given an amazing gift from God and uses it for His glory. He can listen to some music and know exactly how to help you play it."
Sandy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"For this first lesson things went very well and looking forward to more."
Jorge
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"Ed is an effective teacher that is patient and talented. He plays the bass effortlessly and has awesome taste in music! If you're a rock or metal fan and want to learn guitar or bass, you found your teacher. Thanks Ed!"
Jessie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Honestly , these classes has help me tremendously in the sense , I get to play what I want when I want and how I want. Isn’t that what everyone wants ?!?"
Luis
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Caleb F.
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"Kyle is awesome. Does a great job of breaking things down into understandable pieces. Appreciate his patience as well."
Dana
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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"He is a good teacher. Made himself available at all times. Answers all my questions. Everything was good!"
Robert
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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"Greg is a magnificent bass player - not only from a skill perspective but also as a teacher. He has a comprehensive understanding of music foundation and applies that knowledge and understanding to every level of player. Greg’s expertise with his easy disposition, patience, and sense of humor, all combine to make for a really fun and beneficial learning experience. Highly recommend."
Dan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I met Jesse as a fellow musician when starting a band. Though I could PLAY bass, I didn't have the knowledge to apply theory and other tools to improve my playing and speed up my learning. Jesse started teaching me how the fretboard works (other than just numbers), keys, and the corresponding modal scales, and even technique for playing better. At first I was confused and impressed by this new world, but his ability to break down each element, and apply it to your personal learning style is really beneficial to any player. He's helped transition from playing bass like a rhythm guitar to playing bass like the instrument it should be, and opened me up to many opportunities to play with his other students as well. Definitely the teacher to check out if you want to improve your playing, and know you have the drive. He will call you on it, if you haven't been practicing!"
Kevin O'Connell
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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"My daughter became interested in playing the bass guitar after seeing a friend perform in the Jazz Band concert at her school. After asking around, Shawn came highly recommended. He was nice, knowledgeable, dedicated to teaching and I was impressed with how kept my daughter engaged and motivated. He is someone I recommend highly."
Karen
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Shawn G.
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"Joe is easily relatable and thoroughly knowledgeable of the instrument. His instructions are clear and he's more than willing to clarify when they may not be. I think he and I are going to get along famously once we can get Skype to work!"
Ollie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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