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Scott R.

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Manassas, VA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Scott R.

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As a 40 year gigging musician, I teach Beginner, Intermediate level players. I also teach those who are ready for songs/styles in the flavors of Classic Rock, Country, Blues.

About Scott

I like to take this approach: You bring the Desire...I'll handle the rest. You see, Guitar is not easy. If it were, everybody would be playing. I can teach anyone who wants and desires to learn guitar. You'll need to make time for practice within "your" life. Guitar if VERY enjoyable. I hope y

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Justin
Very friendly, patient, has affordable lessons, is willing to work with you if you have a hiccup in payment, overall fantastic teacher
Elizabeth
Scott is a *fantastic* teacher! My 10 year-old daughter has been taking lessons with him for a year now and her progress has been amazing. She learns how to the play the music she likes, so I never have to push her to practice, and she looks forward to lessons every week. Scott is really great with kids -- patient, encouraging, friendly, and fun. He's very flexible with scheduling, too. I highly recommend him!
Mike
My guitar playing has improved over the last several months thanks to Scott.
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Aleksis B.

41 Reviews
Germantown, MD
Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Aleksis B.

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I can teach you theory and improvisation to make the most out of jamming with your friends and refine your chops

About Aleksis

My name is Aleksis B., but many of my students know me as Mr. B. I am a professional instructor and performing musician who combines a love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. I try to make that passion show in everything I do. My educatio

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Elisa C.
Aleksis is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher!
Sommer F.
My 14 year old daughter enjoyed Aleksis’ laid back but knowledgeable style. Highly recommended for teenagers.
Sophie B.
Aleksis taught three consecutive lessons to our 9, 11, and 14 year old - two piano and one guitar. He was professional, patient, and fun. Kids enjoyed having him so off to a good start.

Quentin P.

Waldorf, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Quentin P.

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My name is Quentin P., I've been playing guitar for 8 years overall, with 5 of those at a professional level. I play all genres from bluegrass to jazz to rock to metal to prog and everything in between. I always take time to ensure that my students are grasping the concepts shown and always teach to the student instead of any curriculum. I hope to hear from you!

About Quentin

My name is Quentin P., I've been playing guitar for 8 years, professionally for 5 and teaching for 3. I've often been told I have a gift for making people understand a subject and really enjoy seeing people "get it". I love all sorts of music and do my best to make sure that all of our lessons are

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Zack S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 10 to 90
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Zack S.

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Picking up a guitar for the first time (or the first time in a while!) can be very exciting! My hope is that with the help of some lessons you can enjoy playing guitar so much that you never want to put it down. This is why I like to keep lessons laid back and flexible. Lessons are tailored for each student to make sure everyone can have the best experience possible. Your goals are extremely important when it comes to lessons because everyone has different goals.

What are your goals for taking lessons? It could be learning to play your favorite songs, learning to solo, how to write your own songs, advice for playing live or in a recording studio, how to get the sounds of your favorite guitar players. The list could go on and on. Whatever your goals might be, I want to help you achieve them! I love most styles of music and I’m happy to teach most genres but some of my favorites are rock, alternative, blues, pop, and funk.

About Zack

I play guitar and write music in a band called Rosewood Coast, and I’m employed as a Contemporary Band Leader at a church in Cincinnati, Ohio. I have experience playing acoustic and electric guitar, bass, drums, piano, and singing. I have at least a little experience in teaching each instrument thr

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Adam K.

28 Reviews
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  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Master Of Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College
  • Teaching since 2006
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Adam K.

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Students can expect to learn rhythm and lead (solo) guitar in the Blues style, which is the basis for Rock and Blues Rock guitar. I will also show you how these skills can can be applied to other popular genres. Learn how to play the fundamental blues rhythm based on the "I, IV, V" progression and the pentatonic scales to play melodies, lead lines, and solos/improvisation. Lead technique will include slides, hammer-ons and pull-offs, note bends, and vibrato. My approach emphasizes the use of ear training and transcribing by listening to classic songs by the "the masters," the most notable Blues players like BB King, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, etc.

About Adam

Learn to play your favorite songs, sing while playing, or even write your own songs! I have been passionate about music all of my life. I have been teaching guitar and piano for 10 years. I'm a doctoral student at Chestnut Hill College pursuing a degree in clinical psychology with plans to becom

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Veronica T.
Adam is a wonderful guitar instructor. He is very knowledgable and he is always calm, patient and very encouraging. He taught me a lot of ways to practice and enjoy music. Thank you Adam! I would highly recommend!
Kristin
I took acoustic guitar lessons with Adam and he was a wonderful teacher. I had little knowledge of the guitar and felt I developed my skills quickly. Adam was patient, nice and came up with fun exercises and song selections. Would highly recommend Adam as a teacher!
Julie
Adam’s superpowers as a guitar teacher are commitment and a calm demeanor. It was clear from my first lesson that Adam was singularly dedicated to my advancement even at times when my dedication wavered. I was able to successfully learn a Death Can for Cutie song that I had loved for years (I will follow you into the dark). Though i had taken lessons in the past, i felt i had the most chemistry with Adam’s thoughtful approach to teaching guitar. Our lessons were fun and laced with lighthearted humor. I moved to NYC and Adam was 100% committed to ensuring our lessons continued via Skype. Unfortunately the move was a big life change that refocused my priorities. I wish that Adam lived in NY so we could continue playing together!
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John A.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John A.

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I've been playing guitar for 25 years, beginner guitar methods, jazz band prep, rock, blues, and many other styles. Don't just learn how to play a song, but dig deeper and see how you can apply the techniques and harmony you learn from one song to many others.

About John

My name is John Ambrose. I love music and I love sharing the joy of music with others. I have 20 plus years experience teaching. I am patient, knowledgeable and have a gift for making connections with students of all ages and abilities.

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Average Cost of Blues Guitar Lessons in Kensington, MD

The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Kensington is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Amazing teacher.. super patient and happy person"
Davide
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!"
Mark Herr
Took Blues Guitar lessons from ryan S.
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"William is a great guy, loaded with patience. I would recommend him to anyone who asks. You won't be disappointed."
Charlie
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Aleksis is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher!"
Elisa
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Aleksis B.
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"Nils is very knowledgeable and can help you with growing as a guitar player. He can help you have a better understanding of theory and how to apply it, knows a lot about gear, and has a wide array of skills so he can teach many different songs and concepts."
Daniel
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Ahh man, Alans great. He is patient and very good at explaining certain scales and techniques. He'll get you on that path you're trying to get on."
Chris
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Alan B.
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"fun interesting & helpful. good start."
Gregory
Took Blues Guitar lessons from John N.
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"To be honest, I wouldn't know exactly where to begin to write this review so I am going to just speak from the heart - and a little bit of experience. I started with Christian about a month ago. I held off leaving a review because a good teacher of anything shows they are good by also showing how they build off what what they are teaching and how the student reacts to what he/she is being taught.

I can honestly say that Christian has exceeded my expectations, but it might be for the non-musical aspect that he has. As far as ability goes, just watch his videos and you will see he knows much more than necessary to teach anyone else how to play. However, what makes Christian so great at teaching is that he doesn't translate that ability into unreasonable expectations for his students. He realizes the personal nature of music and will help the student achieve their own personal goals and even more, if the student wishes to do so and puts in the practice and effort of learning.

He has been very good at building on what he has previously taught. Christian has also given much attention to where I seem to connect with music, which is personal only to me. I don't connect to music the same as he does. He knows that and makes an effort to see music from the way I am seeing it, at least he does that during our time in the studio together. This helps each student be the best that THEY can be. This is what a good teacher does. A great teacher also, with time, slowly makes himself obsolete. He teaches the student to figure out how to teach themselves. Christian does this as well. It is not his intention to lose students. But he absolutely wants me to see WHY I am doing what I am doing so I can apply that theory to other aspects of the guitar ON MY OWN.

So, I am not saying he is the best teacher out there. "Best" is a funny word anyway. What I am saying is: Christian will help you be as good as you can possibly be within the realm that you want to be in, as long as you want to actually learn the instrument fully by putting in the work -- work is always necessary.

So I should also mention that I am a song writer and a piano player, and have been for over 20 years. That is why I can say I am speaking from experience. I have had instructors before. I know what it is like and I know what to look for. You can't go wrong with Christian, if you are really looking to learn how to play the guitar and get the most out of your dedication to the instrument."
Arty
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Christian L.
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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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"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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