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About Jacob P.

Yucaipa, CA

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Love this software! Its the ultimate tool for learning how to sample and make music on the fly.

About Jacob
Jacob was born and raised in Palm Springs; California. Growing up with parents who had very different musical backgrounds, which led him to want to live in world full of music. At the age 10, he picked up his first guitar and began to take his first piano lessons and a year later then picking up the first pair of drumsticks. He developed a self-taught technique for drum set, while being mentored by his older brother, Sean, (endorsed by Aquarian Drumheads, and former student of LA Music Academy and University of Oregon) traditional jazz artist, Allen Goodman. (Goodman has performed with many famous jazz artists in his during his drumming career and was mentored by Buddy Rich. He wrote the intro to the George of the Jungle cartoon series, and is now playing with many jazz artists at Vickys of Santa Fe in Indian Wells, California
, with the Desert Cities Jazz Band) Gregory Whitmore, Band Director at Cathedral City High School, has also been a mentor to Jacob.

In 2009, he performed Ron Nelsons Danza Capriccio with the Cathedral City High School Symphonic Band and world renowned saxophonist Kenneth Tse at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. That event was followed by a performance tour of the United Kingdom with the Cathedral City High School Symphonic Band.

In 2011, he ventured off to France and Germany with the CCHS symphonic band for his second performance tour with the group. Playing at many venues including, Heidelberg Castle in Germany and Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte, outside of Paris, France. He has been on national television performing at the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl in 2007 and in the Hollywood Christmas parade in 2010 with the CCHS Marching Band. He has performed with various groups within the community throughout the years.

In 2012, began studies at the Art Institute of California Inland Empire studying Audio Engineering and received his Bachelor's of Science in the subject in December of 2015. During the time of his undergraduate studies, Jacob was working with various local artists at local venues around the Inland Empire and Los Angeles. Eventually joining the band, "Eva and the Vagabonds" in 2015 and worked on the recently released EP as a recording and mastering engineer. With the band he has played at Dreamworks, SOKA university, American Parlor Songbook, and DVAC. Now, Jacob attends Cal State San Bernardino studying for a teaching credential in Career and Technical Education. As well, Jacob now works on American Parlor Songbook on NPR as an audio engineer, working with various actors, comedians, and artists from LA and all of over the United States.

*** Lesson Details ***
Beginner to intermediate for Guitar and Drum Lessons

Professional Style Studio Recording

*** Studio Equipment ***
Fender Stratocastor HSS
Ovation Acoustic Guitars
Epiphone EJ-200 CE
DanElectro NOS '59

Grestch Custom Set 10", 12", 14",20"
Grestch Energy 10' 12', 16', 22'
Tama Snare Artwood All Maple 14"
Sabin SR2 Crash 16"
Sabian Hi-Hats 14"
Sabian Dry Bell Ride 21"
Paiste Rock Crash 14"
Paiste Thin Crash 12" and 14"
Vator Drumsticks

Alesis Multimix8/iO4
PreSonus FireStudio
MXL 604 Pencil Condenser
Blue Spark SSL Condenser
SM 57's
MXL A-55 Kicker Dynamic
Audio Technica ATH-M45 Headphones
M-Audio BX5 Monitars
Alto Professional PA Speakers
M-Audio 49 Venom Synth VA/Midi
Arturia MicroBrute

Logic Pro 9, X
Main Stage 3
Protools 10
Macbook Pro

*** Travel Equipment ***
Epiphone EJ-200 CE
MacBook Pro

*** Specialties ***
Recording Services!
All genres of music!
Chen M. October 11, 2018
· Drum · Online
The best
DERICK April 17, 2018
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
Keeps his student motivated .Very good teacher.
Ryan September 25, 2017
· Drum · Online
great start!
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Jacob P.

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$15 / 30-min

About Josh W.

Newton Center, MA

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I have been using Ableton for over 5 years, with a lot of experience using it in live performances as well as composition/production. I personally love ableton, I think it is the best DAW out there and definitely the one I'm most familiar with. I used it for most of my Electronic Production & Design projects at Berklee. Additionally I taught kids ages 13-18 how to use Ableton at the West End House Boys & Girls Club in Allston, MA for 2-3 years. I currently teach music production to quite a few students at my home studio, doing in-home lessons, and teaching online - my current students range from teens to adults. Furthermore, I've had tracks which I have produced (in Ableton) selected by Berklee's Electronic Production & Design Dept. (EPD) to be played for internationally acclaimed sound designer/producer/composer Richard Devine, during his 2014 seminar at Berklee. I was also selected as a finalist for a remix competition at the 2nd International Csound Conference in 2013 (for another ...

About Josh
Hi, my name is Josh Weinberg. I have over 10 years experience teaching drums & about 5 years experience teaching music production, & music theory (to all different ages). I have received an award from Berklee College of Music's Community Affairs Dept. for my teaching work in the Boston area (see photo). I graduated Berklee cum laude honors and w/ 2 degrees, Drum Performance & Electronic Production & Design. I teach a wide variety of techniques & cater each lesson plan to each student, to maximize our time together & help make the student the best musician he/she can be! I can travel to you for in-home lessons or you can come to my studio in Newton, which is a nice, isolated space where you won't be distracted by other lessons happening in the adjacent room like in some other studios/schools. In addition to teaching, I frequently performs
with bands around the northeast U.S., & have performed with internationally acclaimed artists such as Nona Hendryx, Simon Shaheen, & Richard Devine. In the past 6 years, I've performed in 8 countries - USA, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Brazil, Turkey, & Ghana.
John August 29, 2018
· Ableton · In home
Josh is always easy to be around and is able to form any lesson around what I wanted to do, as well as teach me loads of new ideas if I hadn’t planned anything. He has greatly helped improve my own production and give me insight into what professional producers do to set themselves apart. He’s great to work with and always in an uplifting mood.
Chris August 21, 2018
· Drum · In home
Josh is an awesome teacher. He is patient and supportive and always comes up with ways to connect me to the concept he’s teaching. I asked to learn drums “the right way” so we spend a ton of time on fundamental exercises that i suspect are boring for him but he never shows it. He is always upbeat and positive and I enjoy our lessons a lot. Could not recommend him more highly.
Casey October 19, 2017
· Drum · In studio
As always, Josh was patient and attentive during the entire lesson. The lessons are progressing well and my son is clearly enjoying it more and more. Thanks!
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Josh W.

Newton Center, MA 02459
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$40 / 30-min

About Wesley L.

Jacksonville, FL
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These lessons will teach you how to create your own music using a computer!

- Composition (writing music using Ableton)

- Production (sampling, synthesizers, audio FX)

- Engineering (mixing, mastering)

About Wesley
Hi! My name is Wesley Laurence. I am glad you found my page!

- 10+ years of musical experience

- Lessons available in:
* Music Production
* Composition / Songwriting
* DJ
* Guitar
* Piano
Joey March 29, 2019
· DJing · Online
Wesley is super patient and very easy to work with! I highly recommend him.
Ben C. April 27, 2018
· DJing · Online
Ben C. April 24, 2018
· DJing · Online
easy to work with
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Wesley L.

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$30 / 30-min

About Alex K.

Denver, CO
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I have been producing electronic and acoustic music in Ableton for nearly a decade. I am deeply familiar with its capablilities and workflow and can teach you to feel at home inside the software.

Not only can I show you what all the devices and components of the software do, but also how to perform advanced programming to gain unlimited functionality out of your DAW.

About Alex
I've studied music for 25 years.

In addition producing of both electronic and non-electronic, I am a multi-instrumentalist playing primarily piano/keys, but also brass and woodwind instruments, drums, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, voice, and (slowly-but-surely) cello.

I have been producing my own music in Ableton for almost 10 years and have and have singles and an upcoming EP on ill.gates' record label, The Producer Dojo, for my newest project Missing Lynx.

Don't make this journey alone. At this point I've made all the mistakes and can save you from wasting time and money on skills, gear, and software that are unnessary or low-yielding. Moreover, I can give you another set of ears and feedback on your music that you can trust, which is invaluable while you are still training your ears to listen objectively.
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Alex K.

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$34 / 30-min

About Axel B.

Brooklyn, NY
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Music production is a large part of my career, I am producing music for Film/TV/Commercials. I have had classes at The New School in Ableton and I have also worked as an assistant sound engineer at Platinum Sound Recording Studios in Times Square.

About Axel
Want to play your favorite songs? Interested in learning to write and record your own music?

I am a professional guitarist from Norway living in New York City, with a BFA in Jazz and Contemporary Music at The New School in Manhattan. I can literally play ANYTHING from jazz, pop, rock, blues, funk etc!

I am also a music producer with experience with Logic Pro, Ableton Live and Pro Tools, with a background as an assistant sound engineer at Platinum Sound Recording Studios in Time Square.

I have experience as a guitar instructor at Mozart Music Studio, Queens Music Academy and Ukulele teacher at PS 361 Woodside elementary school. I also tutored students at The New School in theory, rhythm and ear training.

I see myself as a social, patient and polite person who communicates well with people of all ages. I am very focused on
explaining the fundamentals about music music in a simple way, but at the same time being able to make it fun.

Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

• Professional guitarist
• Composer and arranger
• Efficient at music production, mixing, mastering

• The New School of Performing Arts, Jazz and Contemporary Music
• The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Musicology
• Toneheim Folk School, Jazz Performance

• Performed several shows as the leader
of my own group “Castle Hill”
Williamsburg Music Center, Bowery Electric, New York, Muchmore’s,
• Professional album; Hermundstad,
Bjørn. Syng min sorg, gråt min glede.
Kirkelig Kulturverksted, 2016. Played
guitar, recorded and mixed trumpet
and piano
• Assistant sound engineer at Platinum
Sound Recording Studio
• Guitar instructor at Mozart Music
• Toured with pianist in
• Teacher assistant at PS 361 Woodside
elementary school
• Private in-home guitar lessons
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Axel B.

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$42 / 30-min
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About Damian B.

Las Vegas, NV
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Learn the real techniques used by the most influencial producers and engineers in the business, within ABLETON LIVE. Having studied at Berklee, Dubspot, and a long list of studios around the world; I have learned how to take the simplest ideas, and turn them into a lavish productions, that compete in today's market. It all starts with knowing how to navigate your DAW... Here are some examples of what you will learn...

-arrangement view vs session view
-clip view, transients, warp markers
-Creating full productions
-creating drum racks
-creating instrument racks
-creating plugin folders
-intermediate to advanced editing
-intermediate to advanced automation
-sends use
-creating you're own plug in chains
-setting up external instruments
-working in envelope mode (clips
-recording live automation vs drawing it
-export options
-midi clips vs audio clips
-making a drum pattern and transcribing
-editing sounds and saving your kit
-getting tracks
-key mapping and midi mapping

About Damian
It's always difficult to talk about oneself... I have had the pleasure of working in over 23 countries around the world. In doing so, I've been extremely lucky to work with some of the most prestigious musicians, engineers, producers, and singers in the world. Having a 20 plus year career in the Las Vegas strip, I've seen every approach imaginable to production; live and in the studio!

I'm accredited on quite a few projects, two which have established the gold record mark. I've studied at the the Milwaukee Conservatory of Music, Berklee, Dubspot, and a plethora of intern type opportunities.

You're only as good as the folks you surround yourself with... Thankfully, I'm confident to say that I work with some of the best. I began playing piano with Stevie Ray Vaughn at the young age of 13, thanks to my father. My father brought me in
to the business at a very young age. He is what many would consider a blues legend! Working with the likes of Eric Clapton, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, The Beach Boys, Sonny Boy Williamson etc; thanks to him, I was given the keys to some great connections that I work along side to this day. I'm not a fan of name dropping, but if you'd like to know more details, please feel free to ask.

In showing you Ableton Live, I hope to also share the steps or takes to competing and making a real living in this business.

Never be overwhelmed... You are just as creative as the next person. It's important to learn how to take those creative ideas from your mind and bring them to reality. I hope to show you some valuable techniques that can guide you to be extremely proficient in Ableton Live... I look forward to working with you!
Sheila March 16, 2019
· Ableton · In studio
Damian is a great teacher for any level of student.
Whether you are a musician who is just starting to learn production, or want to learn Ableton and have previously used a different program (pro tools etc) he is the guy to help. He was very patient and went above and beyond to make sure I really understood and absorbed the knowledge he was sharing with me... He has brought my production skills to a whole new level and I can't say enough good things about his teaching method.
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Damian B.

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$35 / 30-min

About Pavel V.

Miami, FL
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With me you will learn music production with Ableton Live 10 in a creative interactive and fun way, while making your own tracks from scratch. My specialty and talents in Underground Electronic Music Production, and I bring a unique set of skills that I have been developing and searching for more than 6 years now.I will save you years of diving into depths of internet with no direction and will put you on the direct path for each genre for each individual. I will guide a student in DJing, and expand their knowledge in Live performing, using analog gear and will provide for FREE all the necessary plug-ins to achieve the best sound student desires.
You dream of being "the next big thing" or just want to be really good before putting yourself out there? Then Shoot Me a text, lets work!

About Pavel
Hi, Im Pavel, my stage name is Saad:hur and I am Russian born, Miami based DJ/Producer. Driven by an Underground Music Scene (techno, minimal, ambient, acid, noise, psy) , I have spent the last 6 years establishing myself as an artist and producer in Miami that led to a spiritual quest around the world combining spiritual knowledge and experience. The result is a psychedelic blend of mind body and spirit translating to an unstoppable force of artistic expression. For you there is a chance that i will be much more that just a music teacher for you.
Because i believe, that music doesn't come from "Math" or knowledge but rather for your Higher Self, Inner and Outer Energies of the Body, Pure Conciseness that takes on filtering itself through a lense of a musician. I definitely could share some of the secrets of how you can be a little more i
n touch with a subtle inner nature of your self, that at the end makes you a better being and professional musician overall.
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Pavel V.

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$59 / 30-min

About David B.

Los Angeles, CA
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With over 10 years experience, I'm a Certified-Platinum Music Producer, Mixer, and Mastering Engineer with credits from every major label and over 100 million streams on Spotify. I've learned that there is no "one size fits all" approach, and instead I work closely with my students and tailor every lesson to fit their specific needs. Whether it's listening to your favorite artists and helping you learn how they made certain songs, or the more technical aspects of production and mixing, I'm happy to teach the lessons in the way that works best for you.

About David
From the time I started making music in my bedroom, to present day when I've been the resident engineer at a major studio Manhattan, accumulated over 100 million streams on Spotify, and I have had multiple projects go Platinum and Gold- I've experienced just about every angle of the music industry.
Teaching has always been one of my passions because I really believe that I can help speed along my students knowledge and careers in the music industry.
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David B.

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$42 / 30-min

About Srishti B.

Brookline, MA

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Want to produce your own song from the scratch using Ableton Live? Want to understand the in and outs of music production process? I will help you navigate through the software, program MIDI drums and instruments, record and edit audio, warping and processing, looping editing, mixing, performing, file management, troubleshooting and dive into the creative process of creating your original music which can also be performed live using Ableton Push 2 and various other controllers.

Being an electronic music producer myself, I strive to develop the quickest and/or easiest way to achieve something when using technology tools.

About Srishti
Srishti Biyani is a multifaceted artist and music technologist. She graduated with a degree in Electronic Production and Sound Design from Berklee College of Music, Boston in 2018. Trained in hindustani classical vocals and bansuri at an early age, she combines her classical music roots with her flair for electronic production. She has performed with internationally acclaimed artists such as Shankar Mahadevan, Tigran Hamasyan, Nona Hendryx.

She is one of the Ableton educators at Beats by Girlz - a non-profit organization designed to empower females to engage in music technology. She is also the lead music composer and sound designer at Creative Technologies: A Spatial Audio Experience team led by Erin Barra at the Berklee College of Music.

LASYA, Srishti's primary artist project since 2017, has been a platform for her original music
and has seen her perform as a solo live electronic act, play live DJ sets using Ableton Live as well as Serato.
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Srishti B.

Brookline, MA 02446
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$50 / 30-min

About Varun N.

Allston, MA
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I have been working as a music producer for over 10 years at various studios in the country and in India. I graduated from Berklee College of Music and majored in Contemporary Writing and Production. I have been working with DAW's like Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton, Reason and Cubase.

About Varun
Hey. I've been playing for over 15 years. I studied classical guitar, rock, and jazz. And have played many styles over the years. I graduated from Berklee College of Music. I have been teaching for many years, and many of my students are playing professionally. I believe that hands on knowledge of the instrument is essential. Learning and understanding music through your instrument first and then through music theory is important.
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Varun N.

Allston, MA 02134
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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