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Guilherme F.

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Roslindale, MA
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  • Speaks English, Portuguese, italian, spanish
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Guilherme F.

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Berklee graduate devoted to helping you make progress, whether it is a song you want to master, a new technique or simply the basics.

About Guilherme

Hello! Let's make music! I am a recent graduate of Berklee, where I earned my degree in both Jazz Composition and Guitar Performance. Whether you've just picked up the guitar or you are looking to explore a new style, I enjoy motivating my students to learn. Growing up in Brazil, I have a strong ba

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Sean
Great teacher. Definitely recommend.
Edgar S.
I really like the approach that Guilherme has. He understands the philosophy of teaching music to children. My son is amazed by his technique.
Luke
Guilherme has been extremely flexible and understanding with my 16 year old son. My son loves going to his lesson and knows he needs to practice a bit more at home.
I strongly recommend Guilherme!

Sam R.

Belmont, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Sam R.

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You must know the Freddy King style, major and minor pentatonic scales, you must know both. Clapton is mostly pentatonic. By copping MANY solos I've cracked the code on pentatonics. If you only know the minor,,,, it's time time to go to the next level. And if you are strong with both pentatonic scale, next is Dorian (Santana). Also blues rhythm guitar, what you are doing most of the time. Many hot lead players, being a great rhythm player will have you win the audition. The singer will love you. And, you must have good/great vibrato, bend that note up an make it sing, really say something. There is a best way to do this and you will want to add it to your practice routine. You'll be glad you did, and so will the people listening.

About Sam

I have been playing guitar and bass in blues, classic rock, country, and RnB bands for 20 years. I have been teaching at the Norfolk School of Music for 10 years. I love playing gigs, teaching, jamming, learning songs and riffs from CDs, and will continue doing all this if I win the lottery , or g

Scott M.

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Jamaica Plain, MA
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Scott M.

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Hello fellow music lover!

My name is Scott, and I'm a musician with 15+ years of performance experience. I've studied guitar performance at Berklee College of Music and performed in various configurations from funk/soul ensembles, to folk-rock bands and I write my own music that I perform as a solo artist.

I love teaching because it allows me to share my love of music and help people grow creatively in the direction of their choice. My feeling is, if you're choosing to invest in your artistic development, it should be an enjoyable experience based around what you're interested in learning about. To that end, all of my lessons are customized to the tastes and preferences of each student. We'll identify the goals you'd like to work towards, the music you want to play and take concrete steps in line with your creative vision.

My areas of expertise include folk, blues, rock, soul, funk and pop music with particular interests in songwriting and improvisation. However, I'm ...

About Scott

Hello fellow music lover! My name is Scott, and I'm a musician with 15+ years of performance experience. I've studied performance at Berklee College of Music and performed in various configurations from funk/soul ensembles, to folk-rock bands and I write my own music that I perform as a solo art

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Khalil
Great instructor with the knowledge to teach superbly, with the insight to reach high levels of efficiency!
Dan
Scott is a patient and supportive teacher. He helped me tap into my musical intuition while also supporting a practical understanding of music theory. Working with Scott felt like having a mentor, rather a teacher, to support me on my musical journey.
Kelly
Scott taught me introductory drums. Scott is warm, funny, and adaptable - he made learning fun and easy for me. I didn't feel dumb when I made mistakes, in no small part because Scott was very encouraging and pointed out the things I was doing well!

Another reason to take lessons with Scott - he's incredibly talented and plays multiple instruments. For example, I wanted to practice playing drums in a "band" setting, so Scott grabbed an electric bass and we started jamming.

10/10 would recommend, especially if you like laughing a lot while you learn a new skill!

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Brandon B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Brandon B.

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I'm a Nashville based professional guitarist with over 15 years of teaching performing experience. I can teach any age the music they love regardless of experience level. I teach music theory, composing, improvisation, or but through the music and songs you love! I spend time getting to know my students to help inspire them reach goals, create music, and become the guitarist and musician I know they can be!

About Brandon

Music has always been around me. My grandfather played guitar professionally in Nashville and my grandmother, mother, and sister were all singers. I began playing guitar young and have always had a love for the instrument and music in general. I went to school for music at AIM and after graduating

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Ben S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Ben S.

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I'm looking to connect with enthusiastic beginner musicians who need an experienced instructor for guitar lessons. I've studied guitar for more than 10 years, and hold advanced degrees in performance and composition. I've been teaching lessons for two years now, and I've discovered that I have a real passion for working with beginners especially. I love helping people play their first song.

About Ben

Hi! I'm Ben, and I've been studying music for ten years now. I hold degrees in guitar performance and jazz composition, and I love helping people play their first song. I have experience teaching all ages from 10 and up, including people with special needs.

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Timothy R.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Music (B.M.) Music Education from Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Timothy R.

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I have many years of experience teaching guitar lessons but also many years of experience in the classroom as a music educator. I have studied many different approaches to teaching music, from Feierabend to Kodaly to Suzuki, and apply them to my style of teaching. I have written and recorded quite a bit of original material and I also have experience performing in classic rock and folk cover bands. I have a broad base of musical knowledge that includes but is not limited to traditional baroque counterpoint, T-Bone Walker and Stevie Ray Vaughan blues licks, arranging for horn sections, and writing acoustic pop songs. And I UNDERSTAND how to work with young children (5-10yrs) as well as teens and adults.

About Timothy

Hello students! I'm a very friendly and patient teacher who will always challenge you to be your best! I try to cater to different personalities and learning styles knowing that what works for one student may not work for another. I have taught general music/chorus/band in elementary schools t

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The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in East Boston is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $28 and $276 per hour.
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"As a long time guitar player coming from an entirely self-taught background, Ryan has done a great job getting me on track to formalize my existing skills and give me new tools to approach my instrument and art. Very refreshing learning experience!"
Robare
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"I've been taking guitar lessons with Kimberly since the beginning of 2011. At the time I'd had several years of lessons using a traditional method on acoustic guitar and was looking for a teacher who could help me focus on electric blues rock and move me beyond my intermediate skill level.

Kimberly has a real focus on and talent for teaching. My lessons are tailored to meet my interests. A large part of the lesson is devoted to learning her method for blues soloing--at least 5 approaches to improvisation and comping. After several years, I've come to see how these approaches interweave, complement each other and have become an intuitive part of my musical vocabulary.

Also, because I expressed an interest, part of the lesson involves sight reading, learning blues and jazz theory, developing rhythmic playing sense, and learning a few favorite solos. Kimberly has an amazing ability to tab out and teach any song you give her. Which leads to the best part--after 6 months I was invited to play with one of her ensemble classes. While I was absolutely petrified with fear at the beginning, this has turned into one of the highlights of my week every week. It is just downright fun! It's a safe and forgiving environment where you can make mistakes and learn, or try things out that might flop, or turn into something cool. Every teacher and guitar magazine article all point to the need to play with other musicians to develop your skills and this is where Kimberly Allison really delivers. I feel that I could now sit in with other musicians and contribute.

I give my highest recommendation for taking lessons with Kimberly."
Peter
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Kimberly A.
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"Trevor is a knowledgeable and capable teacher. I am not a beginning student, I have a degree in music and I have played guitar for many years. I was looking for someone to help take my playing in a different more refined direction. Trevor is excellent. He knew I had an understanding of music already and came to me with a nuanced and exciting curriculum.

He is personable, professional, and most of all, an excellent teacher."
Christopher
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"Lessons with Nils have been a great experience. I've taken lessons on and off for several years and finally found an instructor that plays the music I want to learn."
Rick
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him."
Cullen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Tim M.
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"Just started taking lessons with Grant, but I am looking forward to working with him for a long time."
Stephen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Guy helped give me the tools I needed to methodically build upon the skills that I already had and push me forward."
Ben
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Guy L.
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"I started to take lessons 6 months ago and I am really surprised how far I have gotten. I am a 57 year old male on the verge of retiring and Donnie has been able to communicate with me effectively and keeps me challenged. I would really recommend him to any age because he is a great teacher and very personable to take instruction from. He has offered to take my lessons on-line while recover from surgery. This is really great because I get to keep my momentum up. If you want a great teacher for a reasonable price this is your guy."
Bruce
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I am finding Eric to be a very patient and encouraging instructor. I come out of the lessons eager to practice and try the new things he gives me. Thanks Eric for making this fun."
Bill
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Dave is very knowledgeable and will work with you in any genre or style of music. As an older student I felt totally comfortable with Dave from the very first notes struck. I would highly recommend Dave to anyone wishing to improve their guitar skills....but dont expect to be playing like Clapton immediately!
My only issue is the long drive from Vero Beach to his studio. Something to take into consideration."
Michael
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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