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All styles - strumming, fingerpicking
All genres - pop, folk, blues, rock, R&B, singer/songwriter, classical, world, etc.
Jan has been playing the guitar for over 24 years and studied formally at the world renowned Musicians Institute in Hollywood back in 2001.
By applying a mix of the teaching techniques used at his former school and his own approach to teaching Jan is able to tailor lessons to his students needs and goals, presenting exercises to develop techniques in the most efficient way possible.
A healthy combination of learning songs and techniques fuels his students inspiration to want to practice and progress on the guitar, both with their knowledge of chords and voicings, soloing and scales, and their application.
A favorite thing to do of Jan's students in their lessons is jamming along to him on drums to develop their timing and strumming skills, and off course because it is so fun.
A part of lessons is also the development of musicianship and theory, always in the context of either a cover song or an original song ( that Jan helps their students write and record ), to prepare ...
Brian has been teaching guitar to students of all ages in the Los Angeles area for more than 20 years. With a broad range of musical skills and performing experience that include Rock, Jazz, Blues and Folk music, Brian brings his boundless enthusiasm and love of the guitar into the studio with each of his students, who learn an approach to learning music that includes technique, music theory, performance as well the skill to sing and play. Students of all ages are welcome!
Brian's teaching philosophy, in his own words:
I focus on four areas that I think are essential to being a good music teacher:
* the uniqueness of each student;
* the fact that enjoyment (fun!) maximizes learning;
* the importance of proper technique and an understanding of music theory to build self-confidence;
* the development of musicianship through performance.
EACH STUDENT IS UNIQUE:
My first interest with each new student is to discover how he or she learns, and then to apply ...
Various acoustic and electric styles.
I emphasize the importance of developing a strong foundation in overall guitar technique that will carry over to a wide range of musical genres. My primary style is heavy metal, and I am experienced in jazz, techno, classical and world music. Available equipment: amps, looper and distortion pedals, sheet music, instructional books, and music stands.
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