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Popular Guitar Teachers Near Jacksonville

Justin W.

Jacksonville, FL
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Raymond (Remi) L.

Jacksonville, FL
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James W.

Jacksonville, FL
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Justin W. Jacksonville, FL

Students will utilizing standard music notation and guitar tablature while learning familiar songs, proper technique, and music theory. Students are required to have their own guitar, lesson book (Hal Leonard's Guitar Method, Complete Edition), guitar picks, and all other necessary supplies, and bring them to each lesson.

About Justin

Justin is an active composer and tenor soloist based in Jacksonville, Florida. Justin holds an Associate of Arts degree from Brevard Community College (now Eastern Florida State College) in Cocoa, Florida, and is pursuing his Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Performance degrees at University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Justin currently holds the position of Choral Librarian and Assistant Conductor of the Osprey Men’s Chorus at the University of North Florida under the guidance and mentorship of Frank Watkins and Cara Tasher, which has allowed him the opportunity to perform under such conductors as Simon Halsey, Rollo Dilworth, Sandra Snow, and Simon Carrington.

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Julia A. October 29, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Justin is the essence of professionalism. He's never without a smile and is simply an amazing teacher. We are so glad we found him.
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Sasha B. October 29, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Justin is a great piano teacher

My 6 year old has piano lessons with Justin. He enjoys his lessons and I'm a proud mother when I listen to him play. My son is a little talker but Justin is always kind, very patient, and uses relatable examples for him to better understand. He encourages which motivates my son to want to practice more. He is also very polite, never without a friendly smile, and without a doubt loves teaching music. I hope Justin continues teaching music by the time my now 1 year old is old enough to take lessons. My family truly appreciates him.
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Linda L. August 1, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Excellent Teacher

Justin is a very reliable teacher. My children has been taking singing and piano lessons from him for about 6 months. Both kids improved a lot in skills, and they like him very very much!
Raymond (Remi) L. Jacksonville, FL

Basic Popular Guitar:

Introduction: The Guitar and its parts
Sitting positions
The right position (left and right hand)
Tuning
How to use the pick
Down Stroke Strumming
The diagram and Tabs
Basic Chords:
Harmonic Progression Reading
Repertoire (Easy American & Children Songs)

Intermediate Popular Guitar:
Up- an downstroke Strumming
Arpeggio
Chords: Bridges, Substitutes, Altered, and Bar-chords
Repertoire (American, Latino & International Songs)

Advance Popular Guitar:
Advance Strumming
Chords: Dominant 7, Minor 7 chords, Major 7, Minor 7, Diminished, ½ Diminished, Add 9, Add 6, 7th-5th, 6th/9th
Repertoire (Other American & International Songs)

Electric Guitar:

"The Total Rock Guitarist" Method (by: Tobias Hurwitz)
Easy & Advance Chords
The Pentatonic Scale
The Art of Improvisation
Music Reading (tablature & music notation)

About Raymond (Remi)

I completed musical studies at the Conservatory of Music of San Juan, Puerto Rico and graduated MAGNA CUM LAUDE, with Majors in Musical Education and as a Performing Artist. I am a qualified bilingual Music Instructor. I have performed as a guitarist with several orchestras, musical groups, bands and as classical guitar soloist I have given numerous recitals and concerts. I have worked as a Music Educator at the Social & Pedagogic Academic Institutes teaching pedagogic & didactic principles to teachers and at the same time I have been teaching classical and popular guitar at all levels and ages at several other music schools. I wrote a guitar method “MELODIC GUITAR” for beginners from 7 years of age and up, and this method has been translated from Papiamentu into the English and

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Maria S. February 19, 2015
Dutch · Online
Verified Student
I LOVE REMI! He is patient, persistent and makes this a lot of fun...Dutch is hard but sooo worth it -- thanks Remi!
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Andrew M. February 7, 2015
Guitar · Online
Verified Student
Remi Has been an excellent instructor so far! Very patient and helpful.
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Brother T. January 23, 2015
Organ · Online
Verified Student
I have been taking organ lessons from Mr. Raymond L. for a few months now. He has been nothing but friendly and patient. He is very understanding of difficult schedules, and is very accommodating when I need to change my scheduled lesson.

Raymond L. is also an excellent teacher, requiring perfection on the practiced piece before he will allow you to move on. I appreciate this, seeing that slipshod foundations will only harm me later on. Apart from the technical books, he also assigns a variety of pieces to practice on - allowing for the practice of the different techniques, as well as keeping things fresh and interesting.
James W. Jacksonville, FL

Theory, Harmony, Fretboard Mastery, all aspects of guitar and related equipment. Fingerstyle, Lead guitar, Composing and writing songs for Pop, Rock, Jazz, and Country Genres. "Get it under your fingers fast the G.I.T. way." Integrated approach so you can sing, play, and strum with ease. Songwriting for today's styles.

About James

I worked for Eddie Van Halen for five years in the 1990's in the Beverly Hills area of Los Angeles and was instrumental in providing help with development of the Peavey Wolfgang and Wolfgang Special Guitar by providing feedback on the prototypes Eddie was designing at the time. I learned a lot from Eddie and his brother Alex about music and the music industry. (All you have to do is pay attention! ) I have played in bands from Hollywood to Toronto and back both as a singer songwriter and guitarist. I bring the Musicians Institute way to the table and get things up and running quickly. I help students get it under their fingers fast and get it right the first time. I believe in sharing the happiness of making music with anyone who loves music and the guitar in particular. I do my very

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Hal S. November 20, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Just three lessons in I am already singing 100% better than I thought I ever could. He mixes in singing with guitar playing and music theory. James is the man.
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Robert G. December 1, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
If you like guitar, you'll like James.

I have had about a dozen lessons so far with James, starting out as a complete beginner, with knowledge of only a few chords. In this short time, I have learned a great deal of theory, practice strategy, playing full songs, and even singing along with a few in time. James has been very hospitable and patient, and I recommend him to anyone who loves the guitar, regardless of skill!
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Russell L. June 27, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
Very helpful and easy to understand!

James is an amazing teacher, he not only understand the guitar but also the theory to go along with it! He has helped me become a better musician all around! My minimal knowledge of music theory and guitar has grown tremendously since we began! Has is also helping me to cultivate my unique voice for the guitar! I would recommend hi to anyone interested in guitar lessons!

Jarrett C.

Jacksonville, FL
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John S.

Jacksonville, FL
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Baileigh W.

Jacksonville, FL
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Jarrett C. Jacksonville, FL

About Jarrett

I have been playing guitar for about 15 years now and I have been a private instructor for about 8 years. I graduated from Douglas Anderson School of the Arts and studied under Don Casper. ATTENTION: For any of you looking to get accepted into the Lavilla middle school or DASOTA high school programs here in Jacksonville, I can help you get prepared for what is expected of you. I have held auditions for Mr. Casper at Lavilla and I took his guitar courses all 4 years of high school. So I know his program very well! During my years at DA I played in various bands ranging from classical guitar ensembles to big band jazz ensembles; performed in several musicals such as Cabaret, and Hair; and I was a member of the Florida All-State Big Band. I went on to graduate college from the ...

John S. Jacksonville, FL

Jazz and the art of improvisation, ear training, chord melody expert

About John

I have taught numerous blind students.

Baileigh W. Jacksonville, FL

I've been playing guitar for 8 years now. Currently, I am enrolled as a performing music major in FSCJ for guitar. I've had many teachers that have given me a wide range in styles. Teaching people in the past, I have learned that everyone learns at their own pace and in their own way. I like to teach a bit of theory when I teach any instrument because more than anything I want people to understand the fundamentals which will create a stable foundation for any type of musician!

About Baileigh

Hello! My name is Baileigh. I've been playing guitar for 8 years now. Along the way I have learned piano, ukulele, bass guitar, and fundamentals for percussion. I'm currently going to school for music, which I hope will help me pursue a career in music composition and songwriting. Aside from music, I am very passionate about science and history. Sociology and astronomy are my strongest subjects. I'm looking forward to helping others invest in tangible knowledge that they will find exciting and useful many of times in the future.

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