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Jimi Z.

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Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
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  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
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Jimi Z.

Ashland, MA

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Learn the formulaic approach to Pop Song writing that has been used since the Beatles era. This approach has been successful in many artists success in all pop genres.

About Jimi

BIOGRAPHY AND GENERAL OVERVIEW With a nationally known reputation as a Pop Music Producer, Voice and Piano Teacher, Voice Therapist and Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist and Woodwind expert with over 30 years of Teaching Experience, Jimi Z. will connect with you or your child's needs at their very

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April 2, 2019
Jackie
Jimi is knowledgeable and explained everything about the saxaphone very well. I was happy with my first lesson.
August 21, 2018
Irene K.
He is very nice and he is awesome at teaching my daughter.
August 2, 2018
Ariel A.
Jimi is a great instructor, very patient and teaches by encouraging his students to do better...I really enjoy seeing the progress of how my son is doing and I can't wait for his next phase...
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Joshua F.

(40)
Brookline, MA
Starting at $60
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  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2006
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Joshua F.

Brookline, MA

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Do you write songs but keep getting stuck? Or maybe you've always wanted to write but don't know where to start? I've been writing songs for over a decade with 5+ albums on iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, and retail stores. From developing lyric ideas to song forms, I can help you craft your ideal song!

About Joshua

Hi! I'm Josh, a passionate music educator in Boston, MA. I have taught over 2000 lessons over the past five years to piano, voice, and theory students of all ages. From preparing for rock-vocal style auditions at Berklee College of Music to helping re-discovering the fun of classical piano lessons,

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November 5, 2019
Andrei R.
April 7, 2019
Nate
My 15 year old son is primarily a songwriter and guitar player. He wanted some singing lessons just so he can feel more confident as a vocalist. Joshua has been very pleasant, fairly flexible in terms of scheduling, and has delivered on that confidence. We recommend him!
October 4, 2018
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Albino M.

(16)
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Portuguse and English, portuguese
  • Performance, Music production and Sound Engineering from Berklee College Of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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I have been writing songs for more than 12 years and One of my composition is Finalist of the International Song Writing Competition.

About Albino

Albino was born in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, a country in southern Africa known for its rich musical and cultural heritage. Fueled by the resourcefulness and determination that have always characterized Mozambicans, he built his first guitar at 16 from a 5-liter can of oil, scrap wood, and

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December 18, 2018
Hilary F.
Albino was very patient and encouraging!
September 30, 2018
Dan
Albino - I just wanted to say thanks again so much for everything you did for me, I'm having so much fun recording. I just finished up my first track and was able to include guitars, bass, piano, drum and vocals, I can't believe how quickly you taught me all of this stuff. This is a huge improvement from where I was a few months ago. Thank you again!!!
July 24, 2018
Franny
Albino is an amazing teacher and musician. He has the ability to inspire you musically and make you feel very comfortable while doing it. He has taught me many new approaches, tips, and tricks to music theory. He has helped me to be able to really understand why things are the way they are, and not just figure things out on paper like an equation. Definitely the best tutor I've ever had! I'd highly recommend him.

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Waldemar R.

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Songwriting
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Waldemar R.

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Experienced guitar teacher of 20 years with a BA in Music Education available for eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I have performed, toured and recorded many times with major artists around the world and I want to share my knowledge with everyone. Has successfully completed tours with artists including Latin Grammy Award Winners Ricardo Arjona and Robi Dräco Rosa. Has shared the stage with accomplished musicians like Rusty Anderson (Paul McCartney) and Gaby Moreno (Latin Grammy Award Winner). I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of music skills. I specialize in acoustic instruments (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar, Puerto Rican cuatro and ukulele). I’m also an accomplished music producer and songwriter, so I can also help students interested in music production and songwriting skills. Originally from Puerto Rico, I have extensive experience in pop and Latin-pop music. Lessons in ...

About Waldemar

Acoustic Guitar . Electric Guitar . Classical Guitar . Puerto Rican Cuatro . Ukulele . Music Production . Songwriting Based in Austin, Texas, Waldemar R. currently works as a producer, session player, songwriter and guitar teacher. Waldemar is professional guitar player with a BA in Music Educa

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May 30, 2016
Mabel
Waldemar is the best guitar teacher, ever!!! I've improved so much since I started taking lessons from him. He's kind and patient, clear when explaining/teaching, and super talented. I love that he's a professional musician and producer, so he definitely knows what he's doing. AND, he's bilingual!!! I've been taking one-on-one lessons in his studio, and some online lessons as well -which work really well, too-, in Spanish!

Waldemar es el mejor maestro de guitarra!!! He mejorado muchísimo desde que comencé a tomar clases con él. Es un maestro amable y paciente, muy claro al explicar, y muy talentoso. Además, es un músico profesional, así q sabe lo que está haciendo. Y es bilingüe!!! Tomo clases en su estudio, y a veces online, en Español!
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Michael L.

(42)
Songwriting
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Jive
  • Teaching since 1990
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Michael L.

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I use a really fun and fast approach to getting any student to the next level. 26 years experience teaching beginner to university and professional level students.

About Michael

Michael L. is a very versatile and highly sought after musician and teacher. Michael performs at 275 functions a year, teaches 30 private bagpipe and guitar students a week, is an instructor of music at the University of Colorado at Denver, and runs his own recording studio where he composes an

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September 3, 2019
Jim M.
Michael is excellent bagpipe teacher!!! I am looking forward to my next lesson.
March 12, 2019
Bob
Great patience and understanding
February 12, 2019
Jack
We have had 4 or 5 lessons now with Michael and with each one, my 9 year old son learns so much. I'm amazed at the pace at which he is moving; Michael had him playing a song after his first lesson. We sometimes do lessons at Michael's location and other times on Skype. My son really likes Michael and he wants to work hard and keep learning. I highly recommend guitar with Michael.
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Troy W.

(57)
Songwriting
Starting at $45
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Ancient Egyptian, French
  • B. Mus. in Composition from The New England Conservatory of Music
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Troy W.

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I have been teaching this subject for over 16 years. There is no specific curriculum as each student will come to lessons with their own unique skills, needs, and goals. Lessons are tailored to those specifics. It is not necessary to know how to read music at the first lesson. However, learning to read is required for subsequent lessons. Many young composers have great ideas but can only hear them in their heads or play them on an instrument. Lessons will allow you to obtain the skills to write them down with greater speed, accuracy, and clarity. More advance students will also include exploring a wider range of harmonic languages, advanced notation, instrumentation, orchestration, and aural skills. Students should come to the first lesson with examples of their work, either notated or recorded in a digital format. They should be prepared to discuss their background & goals and the plan of their course of study. Lessons are a minimum of 60 minutes once per week.

About Troy

Composer Troy W. graduated from the New England Conservatory, earning his Bachelors, Masters (cum laude) and Graduate Diploma while studying with mentor Malcolm Peyton. After spending a year studying with Lukas Foss in Boston, Mr. W. moved to Houston in 2001 where he continued graduate studies at R

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November 5, 2019
Timothy
Troy is very musically focused and knows a wide variety of piano literature. He helped me a lot with technique as well.
September 13, 2019
Antonio C.
Very patient, and meticulous.
May 31, 2019
Mark
Very organized and focused.
Troy is affable and attentive.

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Average Cost of Songwriting Lessons in Roslindale, MA

The average cost of 60-minute songwriting lessons in Roslindale is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Danielle is one of the most connected, in tune, emotionally intelligent individuals I've ever met. A truly gifted teacher and artist, she is the whole package! Absolutely priceless experience, would highly recommend these lessons to anyone looking to find his/her voice."
- Kara
Took Songwriting lessons from Danielle L.
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"Jan's direction gets results!

Jan is one of the most nurturing people I've had the pleasure of being around. She's constantly helping me with all aspects of my career, including gaining my own students. She takes the time to ask how I'm doing personally and does whatever she can to encourage me. Jan has given me many tools that have greatly increased my skill as a vocalist, and the things she has done for my songwriting are revolutionary! She's been able to get me to think of my songs as a story, with the angle of thinking about writing a movie script, an entire story before I even begin to write lyrics. It's me write much better songs and I could not have done that without her. I highly recommend!"
- Darren Thomas
Took Songwriting lessons from Jan L.
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"Great first introductory lesson."
- Jordan
Took Songwriting lessons from Rene T.
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"i took rock history, rock appreciation and rock theory from joe, who rocks

very good guitar teacher! joe is a PRO"
- Max
Took Songwriting lessons from Joe M.
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"Any time I've needed guitar help with songwriting, Garrett has always come in with something and we've come up with some pretty good songs. I'd recommend him to anyone!"
- Faith
Took Songwriting lessons from Garrett M.
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"Fantastic lessons! I learned a lot about songwriting and even made a portfolio of songs I've written!"
- Melissa
Took Songwriting lessons from Alec W.
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"Ahmad is Awesome! Lessons are a must. Before I started lessons, I would find tabs online and it was fun but I was wasting my time. I wasn't progressing and I didn't have any concept of timing and other essential basics. As a result, I was playing the proper notes but I wasn't playing them correctly and I couldn't improvise at all.

Ahmad takes difficult concepts and breaks them down into small, easy to understand pieces. Harmony concepts that I thought I wouldn't be able to grasp, I understand fully and use every day. He has a ton of tips that make learning so much faster. For instance, you learn how to find any note on the neck quickly without having to memorize the whole neck, which is crucial skill. Another great thing is that he uses tablature in his lessons. So, you don't have to know how to read music to get started.

If you ever want to write your own music or play with other people, call Ahmad now. He will make sure you learn the right way. I'm writing music and playing/improvising solos, at a level I thought I would never be able to achieve. Every lesson opens new possibilities."
- Tom
Took Songwriting lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I have been looking for somebody to help write and notate my songs. I went to some producers and music teachers for help with my songs. I wish I would have to run into Carlos back then. Carlos is very knowledgeable about songwriting and just music in general. He takes his time to always listen to my ideas and then helps me organize my melodies and chords. He even helps me write my songs down. I am glad I am working with him and would like to recommend Carlos to any songwriter."
- Peter O.
Took Songwriting lessons from Carlos C.
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"Triana is a phenomenal songwriting instructor. I had a basic understanding of songwriting when I first took a lesson, and Triana helped me hear my own songs from a whole new perspective. She knows exactly what will improve your song and your writing technique but is also so considerate about staying true your style and taste.

My songs have gone from decent to catchy, fun, and powerful! Anyone looking to get into songwriting or looking to write stronger songs would be lucky to take lessons from her! I can't recommend her enough!"
- Emy
Took Songwriting lessons from Triana P.
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"Ellysa is extremely knowledgeable and practical - her lesson with me was amazing. As a first lesson, we went through my existing equipment and goals for writing/producing my own work, and she gave me an online review of what we discussed next steps were for me. I’m so thankful for her clear and focused guidance!"
- Ciara
Took Songwriting lessons from Ellysa R.
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