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Stan M.

35 Reviews
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  • Speaks french
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1982
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Stan M.

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Playing blues guitar is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding musical experiences around! With my Berklee degree and my 34 years of both teaching and performing experience, I can show you everything you need to know. You will learn to improvise (jam) using basic and advanced blues scales. You will learn the absolute coolest blues chords around -- both easy and challenging. You will learn a ton of licks, tricks, and techniques. And you will learn to apply these skills to many great blues tunes! They say "the blues never ends." Find out for yourself how true that is!

About Stan

Hi! I am a private music instructor offering lessons both in-studio and online. I hold a Bachelor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa cum Laude, and I have over 36 years' full-time experience as an instructor. I also have over four decades of experience as a p

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Rhinda C.
I have just started guitar lessons with Stan and the lessons are going very well. It's exciting to be learning note reading which is something I have always wanted to do. Stan is thorough and clear in his instructions and I look forward to each lesson. I feel lucky to have Stan as my teacher.
Samuel K.
Stan is very knowledgeable about singing, and he teaches more than just voice lessons. It seems like he looks for the best in you as an artist, and try to take it to another level. I'm a new student of his, and it's been great so far. Looking forward to the weekly lessons.
Cullen
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
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Ben D.

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Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ben D.

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I am a highly specialized educator with over a decade of experience teaching neurotypical and neuro-diverse populations as well as a professional touring musician and PR relations manager. I am a composer, crafter of songs, writer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. I can help you navigate not only the fretboard but also your journey from your couch to any level of your musical career you wish to pursue with the world as your stage.

About Ben

I am a highly specialized educator that has over a decade of experience teaching neurotypical and neuro-diverse populations, as well as a professional touring musician. I am a published writer, crafter of songs, composer and public relations manager. I have played shows across both the western an

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Kevin T.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Kevin T.

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If you wish to learn guitar as a performer, I am the coach for you. Unlike other coaches, I also offer a Master Class for those who wish to sing & learn an instrument. In this class you will learn more than the fundamentals. Besides, strum/picking techniques, bar chords, chord progressions & the music theory, the master class will cover, microphone technique's used while performing, Eye contact with audience and using other chord inversions that help this process. My regular classes are packed with key focus on the fundamentals. I offer packed sessions with the fun of progress. Parents tell me that I have a wonderful way with there kids and my adult students are thriving. I have a number of budding stars that are learning how to play in a band, how to perform as a soloist, or how to combine singing with learning the guitar. I've been performing for 40+ years in NYC so I share what I know from an entertainers perspective. My emphasis is on teaching a broad range of styles of music. ...

About Kevin

Hi there, I am not going to bore you with all of the wonderful things I've achieved as a professional entertainer. I'd rather tell you what I can do for your quest. This is a very creative pursuit where the right coach can help you go 70mph instead of 20mph. In either case you would make some progr

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Dennis
I would definitely recommend Kevin for anyone who want to attain there music goals. Kevin is professional and experienced in what he teaches. Whatever avenue you choose he, will help you get there. He also makes learning fun which relieves stress and nervousness. He has been an excellent teacher. I have learned and grown much with his guidance. He has taught me to believe in myself and my potential as a musician. To have confidence in myself and my talent. He has taught me how to set goals and to attain those goals. Awesome teacher.
Phillip
Kevin is a great teacher who “Toylor’s” lessons to fit my son’s abilities. This has Developed my son into a superb musician, and he is still improving.

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Kai N.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Archaeology and Anthropology Bachelor's Degree from The University of Oxford
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Kai N.

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A fun adventure through modern music...

About Kai

Music has always brought me the most joy. I keep a daily practice regimen of several hours working on a variety of genres, including most importantly the blues. As a teacher, I offer good lessons at a fair price. Everyone from a child to an adult wants to have a good experience learning musi

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Ann G.
Fun first class!
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Jakob S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Illinois at Chicago
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Jakob S.

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In my 10 years as a professional musician I have performed everything from jazz to punk rock to Broadway classics. I can help you learn to play the guitar in whatever style you are interested in. I like to approach lessons in a way that the student gets an understanding of the fundamentals of music theory while learning music that they want to learn. Whether you're just picking up the guitar for the first time, or you've been playing for a while and hit a rut we can work to improve your skills.

About Jakob

I have been a professional musician for the last 10 years. I graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016 with a Bachelors of Performance in Music with and emphasis on jazz guitar. Since then I have traveled North America playing all kinds of music. I've toured the country with the Broa

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Megan
Jake is such a good instructor! He's not just teaching me how to play individual songs, he's getting into the fundamentals of music theory and how music *works*. I learned more in one lesson than I learned in six months trying to figure it out on my own. He's good at finding fun songs at my skill level that push me through to the next level. I look forward to these lessons every week!
Aman Hemnani
Jakob it's a very knowledgeable and patient instructor. It was very easy to talk to him and let him know what I was wanting to learn. He was able to incorporate music theory and technique in a very easy and simple way to understand and work on. Of the different instructors that I've had lessons from, Jakob was my favorite and the one that I gained the most knowledge from. I would definitely recommend him to others. You won't be disappointed!

Lyle R.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Lyle R.

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I cannot learn something without wanting to immediately begin sharing what I know. That's what inspired me to begin teaching, and it continues to drive me today.

My credo is, "Take fun seriously." There is a reason we say that we "play" music; it is meant to be entertaining, for the listener and the performer. I know you want to learn to play an instrument so that you have one more pleasure in your life, and not to take up a new profession. But I also assume the highest potential in my students. If something is worth learning, it's worth learning well. My goal is for people to say to each other, "There seem to be a lot of good guitarists coming out of the Madison area. What's in the water?" My bottom line: Whatever your personal objectives, it is my job to discover them and help you meet them, whether you're interested performing at the campfire or the concert hall.

If you do not live nearby, we can learn together through online chat via FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangout. I ...

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Elizabeth H.
Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
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The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Cottage Grove is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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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."
William
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Phil is a phenomenal teacher - right from the start, he will get you on track with exercises and practice routines that keep you focused on learning to play the guitar. He will cover the areas that you must know to become proficient on the guitar, including forms, modes, chords and progressing toward learning to read music.

After struggling to teach myself to play the guitar, I realized that I had hit a wall in my self-instructed learning and I needed to find a guitar teacher. I found Phil through word of mouth - and I have made great progress under his tutelage.

If you want to learn to play the guitar, Phil is the teacher you want - if you just want to learn to play songs, well, there’s YouTube."
Greg
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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"Great and enthusiastic teacher who makes sure you feel comfortable!"
Oscar
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"fun interesting & helpful. good start."
Gregory
Took Blues Guitar lessons from John N.
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"I cannot say enough about Ahmad! Ahmad provides an incredible opportunity for kids to learn about music from a phenomenally talented musician, how to create their own band, how to record, and most importantly how to have a blast while doing it!"
Ellen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Best teacher I have ever had!"
Darrell
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"He is very good with a slow learner. Lots of patients."
William
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Trevor is a knowledgeable and capable teacher. I am not a beginning student, I have a degree in music and I have played guitar for many years. I was looking for someone to help take my playing in a different more refined direction. Trevor is excellent. He knew I had an understanding of music already and came to me with a nuanced and exciting curriculum.

He is personable, professional, and most of all, an excellent teacher."
Christopher
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"I am a 64 year old woman who wanted to learn to play electric guitar blues lead. I have worked with musicians who teach and have been very disappointed. As soon as I read Chris' profile, I knew he would be a good teacher. I am a professional tutor and I could tell by the way Chris wrote about teaching that he would be skilled. I was absolutely accurate. Chris knows a lot about music and guitar playing, and he is also thoughtful and very present to the student. He is flexible and can move with a student who needs that. He also can work from a theory based place if the student needs that. To help me, he has written tab guitar licks for me, recorded Mp3 examples, and chord diagrams. I cannot speak highly enough about Chris as a teacher and highly recommend him."
Sandra
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"I found Andrea to be an attentive, caring teacher with a positive attitude and a fun sense of humour. He is also highly qualified (check out his profile). I had not played guitar since high school, and was unsure that I would be able to pick it up again because it's been so long, but Andrea helped me get my confidence back. Would recommend to anyone seeking to improve their guitar skills or just learn the basics."
Luca
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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