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Alex M.

21 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Alex M.

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I have been recording & performing blues music since late 2004, & in that time I've acquired a lot of knowledge on the nuances involved in making blues music truly sing on the guitar. We will cover rhythm guitar approaches, chord voicing, when to play (& not to play), developing leads, & working/blending as an ensemble member of a blues band.

About Alex

Hey, my name is Alex. I'm a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, Oud, bouzouki, keyboards, voice, drums, flute, etc.), composer, performer, recording artist, arranger/orchestrator/transcriber, recording engineer/producer & music educator. I graduated from the University of St. Thomas "Cum Laude

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Cathleen
Alex is a terrific teacher. He really connects with my son and introduces new musical ideas to him. My son is always happy after his lessons with Alex whether they meet in person or streaming.
Richard B.
One cannot do better than lessons with Alex. He is extremely knowledgeable and explains the most difficult concepts in a clear and perceptive ways.
Mark
Alex was a great instructor! I have progressed mightily in the last 2 months of taking his lessons.
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Chris D.

11 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $37
  • Bachelor of Arts: Music (Performance and Pedagogy) from North Central University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris D.

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Chris grew up hearing his dad play guitar around the house and at live shows. He “caught the bug” around age 13 and hasn’t stopped playing since! He’s been teaching guitar since 2003 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Music at North Central University in 2008 where he studied jazz, blues, rock, classical, songwriting, and church music. He’s taught about two dozen lessons a week for the better part of 10 years; from age 8 to retiree, beginner to advanced, hobbyist to college-prep or gig-ready. He specializes in blues, rock, improvisation, ‚Äčand songwriting. What he loves most about teaching is being able to pass on everything he has learned and continues to learn in his 20+ years as a musician, helping students take step after step to achieve their musical goals. As an active musician, Chris has been the lead singer/songwriter/rhythm guitarist for a local rock band and has performed/recorded as the lead guitarist for a number of other bands/artists. He currently plays lead guitar for ...

About Chris

Chris grew up hearing his dad play guitar around the house and at live shows. He “caught the bug” around age 13 and hasn’t stopped playing since! He’s been teaching guitar since 2003 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Music at North Central University in 2008 where he studied jazz, blues, rock, c

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Renee
My 15 year-old son started guitar this summer. He has truly enjoyed working with Chris. Chris is patient and encouraging, as well as being a cool guy that my son looks up to.
Helen
My 13-years old son was reluctant to take music lessons. He had not liked piano (with a different instructor) when he was younger, but agreed to try guitar. Since the first trial lesson, he has been excited to learn more!

Chris is a fun teacher who knows his stuff and who communicates well with both his students and their parents. I have three kids and have found it’s difficult to find a teacher who is responsive to parents + engaging with youth + gifted at music.

His rates are very reasonable for our area. His in-home lesson space is professional and comfortable — I get to sit on a comfy couch and get work done during my son’s weekly lesson. In addition, Chris goes above and beyond to make sure the lessons are meeting our expectations. He tracked down strings for us when we accidentally broke one. He has rescheduled lessons due to our busy schedules. He is genuinely kind and such a pleasure to work with — we couldn’t be more thrilled!
Brian
Our kids have loved working with Chris. He picks songs they're excited to play, teaches them patiently, and has a lot of fun with them. They've made a ton of progress since they started with Chris, and they're always excited to see him!
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Eric C.

38 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Eric C.

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The Blues...so much can be said about this art form. The basics of the blues apply to nearly every style of modern music and are the basis for standard song structure we all know and love. Whether you are just getting started or have been playing for years and have found yourself in a rut and want to refresh and do some new things, blues guitar lessons will help you to set and realize your goals in music.

About Eric

Performing and recording musician with several groups for over 15 years. I have been teaching private lessons and classes in community education to students of all ages since 2007. I have also taught music in early childhood education, St. Paul Public Schools as well as music therapy programs at

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Mackenzie
Instructor was well prepared and very clear on what is expected.
River G.
Eric is very patient and personable.
Burnam
Always great!

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Devin A.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Devin A.

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The Blues is the foundation of all modern American Music. Knowing the blues idiom is essential for all acoustic and electric guitarists. Knowledge of blues form and improvisation is essential for all jazz and rock guitarists.

About Devin

Devin has been teaching private lessons since 2002 and is currently available to teach online lessons in Guitar, Electric Bass, and Music Production using Ableton Live or Logic Pro X. Devin has worked with students of all ages and levels of playing ability from beginners to professionals. He is

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Dominic C.
Fabian M.
Devin is an excellent and knowledgeable teacher! He taught me the basics of Ableton and the details of music production, recording audio/midi tracks, sound libraries, effects, etc. He guided me through the songwriting process, and made this complex software easier to navigate through and understand. I highly recommend Devin for anyone interested in enhancing their skills in music production. Thank you Devin for all your help!
Jacob W.
Great Teacher!!!

Kristian B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kristian B.

3 Reviews
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Scales, Theory, Circle of Fifths, Modes, Legato, Hammer on, Pull offs, Arpeggios, Tapping, Fingerstyle Jazz, Finger Picking, Travis Picking, Sweep Picking, Transpositions, Music Creativity, Song Writing 101, Timing, Octaves, Jamming, AfroRythms, and, much, much, more. I will work with you to formulate a lesson plan which caters to your needs. Feel free to ask questions!!!

About Kristian

Hi, my name is Lon. I teach music and write songs for a living. I have travelled around the world playing music in many different cities. I have a wealth of knowledge to share. Being a student myself, I know the power of academics. I am here to bring that power to you with a stuctured lesson plan t

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Claude
We understand each other. I need a lot of left hand finger exercise on guitar strings to strengthen finger muscles and toughen, firm and harden my finger tips. Set up next class in 2 weeks.
Charity B.
Kristian is a perfect instructor for my daughter, an absolute beginner with guitar.She was ecited with the tools and information he gave her.
Sam
Mr. B is wonderful! I went through two other teachers before him and neither of them taught what I wanted to learn. Mr. B was the only who asked me, " Hey what do YOU want to learn?" I didn't know that was even an option. He is very knowledgeable, talented, and the nicest guy you'd ever want to meet!
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Evan S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Awarded Best New Teacher from Columbia Arts Academy
  • Art History from University of South Carolina
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Evan S.

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I've been teaching guitar, bass, and ukulele for over 3 years! I've been a musician and performer for 14 years and am passionate about my values, accessibility of education, music, and good craftsmanship.

I offer engaging and design-driven guitar, bass, and ukulele mentorship for all ages - curated from a young, fresh perspective.

I have developed a very contemporary and visually engaging approach to music education. I’ve learned by true experience when it comes to teaching. With an education in Art History, I use my knowledge of visual communication and incorporating cutting-edge technology, games, song-writing workshops, and more to make sure students can't wait for their music lessons. With a rock-solid dedication to exceptional quality, my students do more than learn how to play Hot Cross Buns. Or Smoke on the Water. We build a passion and understanding for the language of music from scratch.

I've helped over 50 clients at a time achieve their musical goals! Whether ...

About Evan

Hi! I'm Evan - and I've been teaching guitar, bass, and ukulele for over 3 years! I've been a musician and performer for 14 years and am passionate about my values, accessibility of education, music, and good craftsmanship. I offer engaging and design-driven guitar, bass, and ukulele mentorship

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The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Minneapolis is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $28 and $276 per hour.
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"Adam’s got some cool blues pockets. I’d never really thought about lead as pockets - kind of like a drummer would think about a fill. So I guess if you think about lead as discrete pockets it should be “easier “ to break down the lead guitar."
Ed
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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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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"Enjoying my Guitar Lessons with Mark. My strumming and rhythm has improved dramatically after just a couple lessons. Mark is a patient instructor and I am looking forward to my next session"
Lamar
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Mark M.
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"Great instructor. Very well prepared, clear and precise in what I need to learn. I had fun learning blues."
Andrew
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"John is teaching me guitar music theory. I like his relaxed and VERY patient style."
Scott
Took Blues Guitar lessons from John N.
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"Andrea’s lessons are amazing! He’s the best guitar teacher I’ve ever had. He certainly got ‘the blues’. Definitely recommended"
Manny M.
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him."
Cullen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Tim M.
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"Ahmad is awesome. Super knowledgeable, flexible and professional with scheduling, and a bad ass guitar player. If you're looking to take your playing to the next level give him a call!"
Joey
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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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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"I booked my lessons with Ahmad and he's awesome!! He goes out of his way to send extra notes and links even after the lesson is over. Rock on!"
Mick
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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