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Sam R.

Belmont, MA
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  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

Matthew H.

3 Reviews
Stoneham, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from University of Massachusetts Boston
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Matthew H.

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Guitar lessons with me can be in whatever form you would like to learn. Music Theory, learning to play your favorite songs, learning how to play with musicians, learning how to find a band, learning how to record, learning how to perform in front of people, or any style of learning you want. It’s entirely up to you, my goal is helping you find yourself as an artist or find yourself something to pass the time. It’s up to you.

About Matthew

Hello, my name is Matthew and I’m an experienced guitar teacher and performer. I play all sorts of styles from rock, jazz, hiphop, to even the most modern music today. I’m the most easy going teacher you can find, but I can also help you succeed beyond your expectations. All I want is my students t

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DOMINIC
Matthew was patient, innovative and overall a great experience. I am looking forward to my next lesson. Really excellent!
David N.
Matt was fantastic answered all my questions was very patient and showed up on time I can't wait for my next lesson David
Rebeca
Matt is an excellent teacher, he is very patient and thorough with his lessons. He is really knowledgeable on guitar and music theory. I totally recommend him as an instructor.
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Zachary A.

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Allston, MA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks 日本語, Español, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary A.

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Hello current & future Guitar Lovers!
With a background in teaching at two music schools, studying at the
Berklee College of Music, and playing in Wedding Bands for 4 years, here is a short summary of my lesson Format
My lessons CATER to my students. Through creating arrangements of YOUR favorite songs we build guitar technique, core music, and practical learning skills. These arrangements are leveled to meet the student where they are at in the learning process while also making sure they have a 100% guarantee of playing their favorite pieces of music!

About Zachary

Hey Music lovers! I'll keep it brief. I'm originally from Miami FL. I Began studying music at 12 and went to Dillard Center for the Performing Arts. Afterwords I received my Bachelors in the Arts from the Berklee College of Music, 2014-2017. Since graduating I have taught at two music schools, ha

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Bai
Zack is jazz guitar wizard! Not only is he amazing with the instrument, he’s also great at explaining new concepts, breaking things down into small, digestible pieces and encouraging students to explore their own musical interests. I’ve learned so much and have really enjoyed my time studying with him! Highly recommended!

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Daniel P.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Rock and Roll, English, Classical (Baroque/Classical/Romantic), Celtic (Irish/Scottish), Blues, Bluegrass (The High Lonesome Sound)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel P.

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An experienced teacher of 10 years, I offer student-led lessons that help you grow musically. If you put in the work, you will see results!

We can learn your favorite songs, and use the guitar as a tool to learn and understand music theory in the process. Learn 3 fingerstyle fingerpicking, flat picking, traditional music, blues, rock, and bluegrass.

About Daniel

Daniel teaches and performs classical, jazz, gypsy swing, traditional irish music, old time fiddle, bluegrass and country, blues, and rock and roll. Instruments included but not limited to: cello, violin, guitar, and mandolin. Daniel graduated in 2007 with a cello performance degree from the Lon

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Sam O.
We’re very happy with how the lessons are going!
Rosie
Very detail oriented and my daughter is progressing in her lessons very well.
Nicole
Kind, cool and energized. My daughter is rather shy and she was chatting and engaged at the first lesson. Looking forward to continuing.

Jason R.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelors in music composition and performance from Berklee College of Music
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Jason R.

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Hi I am an experienced player with a diverse background of 30 years. I have been taught by many instructors in many styles and hold a Bachelor degree in music from Berklee but the majority of my skill comes from performing around the country. My styles include rock, metal, blues, country, flamenco, classical, jazz and pop. I can teach you the fundementals of each and how to use your ear and instincts to become a fluid street smart player.

About Jason

Hi there future 6 stringer! I was a rocker metal head through high school and became interested in all the diverse styles the guitar could do and therefore branched out to Jazz, classical, country, blues and pop. Still a rocker at heart but I know have the training through many instructors and a de

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Cameron E.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cameron E.

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Hello! I'm Cam and I just graduated from the highly acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami with a degree in Studio Music and Jazz Guitar Performance. I have been playing guitar for 12 years and have had many experiences as a teacher, band leader, and sideman. Growing up I was blessed to have teachers that were engaging, insightful, and committed to helping me realize my potential as a guitar player. Because of this I was able to attend one of the top 3 jazz conservatories in the nation, win two student downbeat awards, and play with such artists as Lalah Hathaway, Dave Liebman, Becca Stevens, and more. Now as a graduate of my classical training it's time to give back to my community and bring the same level of engagement, insightfulness, and commitment that was given to me to every student no matter the age or proficiency. By booking me I will make it my number one priority to realize the potential of every student with linear and personalized lesson plans wether ...

About Cameron

Hello! I'm Cam and I just graduated from the highly acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami with a degree in Studio Music and Jazz Guitar Performance. I have been playing guitar for 12 years and have had many experiences as a teacher, band leader, and sideman. Growing up I was bl

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"Amazing teacher.. super patient and happy person"
Davide
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"I'm an older self taught player that finally decided to take lessons. I have been working with William for a little over a month now. He began with cleaning up my playing position. This was really big for me as I have had issues that prevented me from playing as long as I would like due to back and hand pain.
William spent the time to figure out where I was and wanted to go. Im very pleased with the progress I'm making and am confident that taking lessons with William was a great choice. He has also been very giving of his time to help pick out instruments and gear to move my instruction along.
I see a lot of instructors here that are players trying to augment their gigging money by giving lessons. Williams education and background really show in his lesson presentation and effectiveness."
Kevin
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"What a music teacher! Heard him play with Bobby Hurricane Spencer and was an instant fan. I have been taking lessons ever since. Didn't think I could learn so quickly and have so much fun doing so! Strongly recommend!"
Bruce
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea 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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"Aleksis is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher!"
Elisa
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Aleksis B.
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"Ahmad has opened up the world of music to me. Before I started taking lessons with Ahmad, music was simply something I enjoyed listening to, but was a bit of an abstraction. I had always wanted to learn an instrument, specifically the guitar, but had suffered an injury to my finger when I was a teenager and thought there was little point in trying with a significant handicap. Now at middle age I decided to try anyway.

For two years I've been taking lessons with Ahmad every week or two and have found a lifelong hobby. Ahmad has been patient and understanding to my level of ability and has guided me to not only improve dramatically my level of playing, but also has taught me the basic fundamentals of music which makes me appreciate listening to and playing music more than I ever had. Ahmad is a gifted teacher who can quickly uncover and fix fundamental problems with technique and builds lesson plans to teach one how to play the guitar as a musical instrument.

I am so happy I found Ahmad. He has given me a lifelong passion to improve my playing and a deeper understanding of the music I've loved my entire life. If you've ever thought about learning the guitar, do yourself a favor and see Ahmad now."
Mike
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I've been taking guitar lessons across the country since 1975, and Mark is the best instructor I've ever had. His expertise on the instrument is only surpassed by his ability to make something complicated appear simple for the student. I've had more fun taking lessons and practicing in the past 6 months as Mark's student than I have in the previous 40 years. I highly recommend him."
Steve
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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"Tim is great. I haven’t play guitar in many years and Tim got me back up and learning easily. The lessons are paced well and I’m covering both theory and the material I’m interested in. He’s very knowledgeable encouraging and gives me extra tips and tricks to make the lessons fun. I highly recommend Tim."
Paul
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Andrea’s lessons are amazing! He’s the best guitar teacher I’ve ever had. He certainly got ‘the blues’. Definitely recommended"
Manny M.
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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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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