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Gustavo C.

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Arlington, VA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelors of Music - Jazz Studies from UMBC
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Gustavo C.

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Personalized guitar lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students that are tailored to your needs and goals, all in the comfort of your own home. I offer in-home and online lessons teaching everything from guitar chords and scales to songwriting and music theory. If you are looking to learn a specific genre, I specialize in jazz, rock, blues, Latin and pop. With my formal music education(Bachelors of Jazz Studies) and years of experience, I can help you become the guitarist you want to be. Don't miss out, schedule a trial lesson today!

About Gustavo

Hi! I am a musician, composer and teacher. I graduated from the University of Maryland - Baltimore County with a Bachelors in Music with a focus in Jazz Studies. My focus in teaching is helping you be the best musician you can be. I teach guitarist of all skill levels and ages, from beginners to

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John N.

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Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John N.

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Since Rock evolved from the blues, knowing how to play the blues is essential for guitarists to learn.

About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksil

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Gregory M.
fun interesting & helpful. good start.
Matt
John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn.
Robert
John is extremely knowledgeable and the lessons are enjoyable.

Geoff S.

13 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Music from George Mason University
  • Teaching since 1981
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Geoff S.

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Experienced in playing and teaching blues styles, including playing blues while at GMU.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
McKinley Dyer
Geoff is great! Really knows what he’s doing. I’ve learned a lot in the three weeks that I’ve been working with him.

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Zachariah K.

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Starting at $34
  • Associate in Arts (Music) from Glendale Community College
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zachariah K.

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I am an experienced music instructor who has been teaching for years, both privately, and working at multiple private studios. I grew up playing electric guitar, ranging from metal, to classic rock, to neo-classical. I am currently a performance major for guitar studying at Arizona State University under incredible instruction from amazing instructors. As a former music education major, I emphasize the importance of a versatile approach to teaching that suits each individually and promotes a greater opportunity for learning. I teach my students to understand and conceptualize music, rather than being able to repeat notes. Lessons will include theory, improvisation, focus on healthy practice and mental habits. I personally strive for all of my students to reach a potential that allows for them to be versatile and proactive musicians that can be comfortable in a variety of musical scenarios. I teach all ages, ranging from young children to seniors. All levels of experience, from ...

About Zachariah

Zachariah Kinnard is a Arizona native guitarist, and is currently residing in Glendale. He first began playing guitar as a teenager, inspired by the various heavy metal bands he grew up listening to. While playing in various bands, and performing solo, Zachariah was introduced to flamenco guitar as

Keith H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Studio Guitar, Recording Arts and Music Theory from Orange Coast and Golden West College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Keith H.

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Hello, my name is Keith Harrison. I specialize in Custom Tailored Beginning and Intermediate Acoustic and Electric Guitar Fundamentals to advanced playing skills.

My goal is to help you start making great music and improve your skills quickly in a fun and easy to understand way. Lessons are based on YOUR personal goals and music interests. Learn the basic foundations and fundamentals then we dive right into your favorite songs and styles and focus on what interests you most.

Learn finger chords, bar chords, chord inversions, songs, scales, tricks, tips, licks and riffs, pitch, harmony, ear training, how to solo and improvise all up and down the fretboard and more.

I can also help you with singing, songwriting, recording, music gear and many other aspects of the music business.

Whether your goal is to learn the basics, make a living as a guitar hero, or any level in between, I'm happy to share my music passion, skill and experience to help you get exactly where you want ...

About Keith

I specialize in Beginning and Intermediate Fundamentals to advanced playing skills and know how to reach my students with the right balance of personalized attention, patience, practical training, and positive encouragement, making learning fun through a variety of engaging and unique personalized

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Jarek M.
Keith has the patience of a Saint, he’s friendly and very knowledgeable about music skills. I’m glad I registered for these classes and I’d definitely recommend him to anyone!
Joe
Keith is fantastic! Not only does he know what he is doing but he is so much fun! I always have a blast! Funny, kind, patient, and talented! What else do you need?
Miguel “Nacho”
I’ve worked with Keith the past 25 years. In that time I’ve learned so much from him. He’s always eager to pass along what he knows about guitars, guitar playing, guitar equipment, anything and everything guitar.
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Jenelle R.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Jenelle R.

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Want to learn how to play your favorite songs? Learn how to read music? Music theory even? I can help! I have an extensive background in teaching guitar, bass, and music theory from very beginners to advanced levels. I care about helping you achieve your musical goals whether it be improvisation, song repertoire, writing, improvisation, theory, reading notation, ear training, you name it! My background is in jazz, funk, pop, rock, rnb, blues, and more. I also have years of experience performing live and can prepare you for what you need to know when playing with others. I keep the lessons exciting and love to open up the possibilities you can achieve.

About Jenelle

I am a professional guitarist and bassist. I obtained a degree from the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley, CA. I have been teaching for over 10 years to students of all ages. I spent years performing around the San Francisco Bay Area and the last few years performing in New Orleans. I’ve tou

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Average Cost of Blues Guitar Lessons in Silver Spring, MD

The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Silver Spring 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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"I have been studying with Ahmad for just about 2 months. But that's enough for me to say he is an awesome guitar teacher. I think his teaching experience and method is a huge advantage for people who need professional guidance.

I was self-teaching for about a year before I came to Ahmad. It worked out just fine. I learned something. But I started to get confused at a point where I don't know how to move forward. I like a very specific group of guitarist (mostly Japanese fingerstyle players). And I wanted to learn how to master songs from those guitarist. And there is no such website or book that would teach me how to do that. Most of the guitar books or websites either give out general informations or put all information together as a mess.

Finally I decided to find a teacher. I found the lesson with Ahmad pretty effective. He is an experienced teacher who knows what you need to learn in order to achieve your goal. He has plenty of handouts that really helps me practice. The most important thing I learned from him is the big picture of guitar learning. For example, I learned the connection between scales and chords, why/how to improvise with these, how to go from there to other relevant things, etc.

When I look back over a year, I realize I have wasted some much time and effort trying to teach myself and wish it could have similar outcome as having a good teacher. Studying with Ahmad saves me so much time and effort (because it's actually easier!)"
Nobu
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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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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"Very good first lesson. Marc was great and already started to answer some of my questions and fill in some of my knowledge gaps. I'm looking forward to my future lessons."
Terry Berndt
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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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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"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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"It is fun to learn basics with Richard. Looking forward to the next lesson."
Mac
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Richard C.
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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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"I'm about to have my forth lesson with John and I must say he is an amazing musician and an amazing guitar teacher. In the last four weeks, John and I have been working on blues guitar licks. I've been playing at the same level for years. John has changed that for me immediately after our first lesson. He has made a huge difference in my playing and my approach to the guitar.

After I finish writing this review, I will be signing up for additional lessons.

Thanks John"
Jim
Took Blues Guitar lessons from John N.
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"Stan is obviously both knowledgeable and talented but he is also a very good teacher and will tailor your lessons not only to your ability but also to your own personal goals

Stan has my highest recommendation"
Cullen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Stan M.
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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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