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Popular Guitar Teachers Near Memphis

Russell R.

Germantown, TN
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John S.

Collierville, TN
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Chase C.

Memphis, TN
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Russell R. Germantown, TN

So You Are Interested In Guitar ? "Guitar" conjures up so many diverse styles and techniques. Do you love Classic Rock, Ballads, Country, Blues...? Do you Prefer the Acoustic or Electric Guitar ? The most important question you must ask is what do I want to learn and am I willing to do what is necessary to meet my own goals.. IF you answered "Yes" I strongly suggest we discuss how I can help you.

About Russell

My name is Russell "Rusty" R. I have been a professional guitarist for 25 years. During the past 25 years I have managed the area's largest music stores. I opened a Guitar Repair Center and became a "Certified *Fender Guitar Technician" . My experience with other musicians on stage and in the studio is without parallel. A "school" cannot duplicate real world experience. I understand the frustrations associated with finding the right person who understands how to treat you as an individual. A great instructor will not teach out of a book, they will write a book for you. A real Education in "playing guitar" is much broader than what you can learn from a book. I can help you understand the guitar in a practical and logical way, how to become a "guitar player" - not just how to ...

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SusanD2 July 16, 2012
My daughter Margaret is taking lessons from Rusty. He is excellent with her. This is totally new to her. He is very patient and precise in his explanations during his lessons. Margaret really enjoys having Rusty as a teacher.
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AlfredC June 12, 2012
Alex Loves the lessons and motivated

Mr. Russell is teaching Alex with some great materials. It helps him building a solid foundation for his future playing.
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jarvism March 22, 2012
I would. Like to say. That russell has taught me alot. I enjoy our sessions i always have something new under my belt when i leave his studio. Russell is a great teacher i can tell he has a passion for music and enjoys teaching. He really takes his time in teaching and making sure that i understand. I highly recommend russell to any aspiring musicians. Because of russell i have accelerated very quick.
John S. Collierville, TN

I can teach beginning guitar students how to play their favorite songs. Also, how to read tabs and chord charts. Advanced students can learn theory and jazz improvisation. I can help students who have been using a capo learn how to play bar chords so you will no longer need a capo.
Guitar students should be at least nine years old.
I do not teach finger picking style.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has worked in a wide variety of styles and I have a Masters degree in music composition and theory. One of my main specialties is working with very young students and total beginners. There is a special skill to teaching young children that can only be developed through experience. For the older student, or the student who already has a musical background my specialty is helping you learn the styles that have always been of most interest to you. I can also help older students gain a broad ...

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Dreanna A. June 10, 2014
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John is Awesome! John adjusts his training style to the needs of the student and encourages along the way! After three lessons I honestly feel this is something I plan on pursing for the long run!
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CharlesC April 4, 2012
Patient

John have been very friendly and patient person .. He can teach my son a great music .. I am looking forward to see my son gets alot of skills and be a pro rock star!!
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ChrisE July 25, 2011
John is very helpful. I'm learning a lot.
Chase C. Memphis, TN

talk to the student for a minute to figure out what their immediate& long-term goal with the instrument are. After that is established, I like to start with the foundations of music theory and basic guitar technique. After the student has begun to acquire a basic command of the instrument, we move into learning songs. I let the student choose the songs and music they want to learn, while occasionally assigning songs of my choosing which I feel would help the student reach his/her musical goals.

About Chase

Lessons at The Woodshed are taught by veteran guitarist and bassist Chase C. With over a decade of experience he brings his vast musical knowledge and unique style into each lesson. This enables students to learn the fundamentals of music theory and guitar technique in an enjoyable and comfortable environment at their own pace. Chase has been privately instructing students for 7 years. He began taking lessons at the age of 12 with Geoff Fanin at Yarbrough’s music, then continued his musical education throughout his high school years with lessons from prominent Memphis area guitarists before moving on to the Rudy E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis. Lessons at The Woodshed are tailored to each individual student’s needs and experience levels. Students have an ...

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