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David E.

David E.

4.9(15)
Comprehensive instruction includes an unique approach to fretboard symmetry, troubleshooting technique and musical blocks. Applied to multiple styles, including pop, rock, jazz, and classical.
$1$25
/30 minutes
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Ahmad G.

Ahmad G.

4.9(246)
I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition. I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, kind, flexible, and enthusiastic and I love working with children as much as adults. I strongly support basic skills: sight-reading, pitch and tone. I have 25 years experience teaching kids and adults guitar. Also performing live and in the studio. *** Lesson Details *** My objectives: to help students powerfully communicate through the essence of music and aid the development of children and adults by finding their strengths and weaknesses and to develop their skills and show their musical talents. I emphasize basic skills, good sight-reading, guitar technique, and theory. Lessons are held at either your home, or mine using composers from various time periods that speaks to the individual student. Also,I do prefer to work weekly with my students. A beginner lesson may be 10-15 min. for warm-ups and scales, 10-15 min. theory and rest playtime. In three to six months the student will be able to read sheet music and should be able to perform simple songs. An intermediate lesson has more focus on music and technique from a specific genre. A specialty is preparation for guitar auditions or doing live or studio gigs. I enjoy teaching children from age 5 up to adults. *** Specialties *** I teach the basic skills very strongly, and also encourage students and challenge them, as well. I also have new techniques for teaching Electric, Acoustic and Classical Guitar. I do prefer to teach a weekly lesson.
$1$64
/15 minutes
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Edwin I.

Edwin I.

4.9(125)
All styles - strumming, fingerpicking All genres - pop, folk, blues, rock, R&B, singer/songwriter, classical, world, etc. Improvisation soloing Proper technique Repertoire Music analysis
$1$49
/30 minutes
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Russell S.

Russell S.

4.9(23)
If you are ready to start taking your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument or subject matter themselves. My name is Russ and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 15. I have a Platinum #1 Billboard charting record under my belt, worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Red Velvet, Lifehouse and more; and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Feel free to browse my official website for a full list of credits. Want to learn to shred guitar? Produce beats? Write your own songs? Dive into theory? Record yourself? This page is the one stop shop. Feel free to reach out with any requests or questions!
$200
/60 minutes
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Austin K.

Austin K.

5(29)
I focus on teaching beginners. Understanding how each student is different and requires a different approach to learn is essential. The first 6 months are crucial to a student wanting to continue with an instrument. So it is my job to motivate you to become a better player. Most teachers are afraid to put down the book. For me books are a great way to structure lessons, but often times it is good to take a step away from the books. Focus on the points a student is interested in, and learn something other than the preselected songs from a lesson book.
$1$28
/30 minutes
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Jesse M.

Jesse M.

4.8(104)
Beginner Learn the basics of rhythm and tonality so you can play the music you're most interested in. Intermediate Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs. Advanced Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.
$1$70
/30 minutes
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Kevin T.

Kevin T.

4.8(27)
Guitar Lessons From Beginner to Advanced - All Ages Well structured lesson plan covering all aspects of music, and specifically designed to help you reach your individual goals. Styles taught: Rock, funk, jazz, country, blues, fusion, folk, R&B, and classical
$190
/30 minutes
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Spiros S.

Spiros S.

4.9(30)
Learn how to play the songs and solos that you love , develop a good ear so you can pick up tunes by listening to them, and a good knowledge of music theory to help you understand music and how everything connects so you’ll become a better musician!
$1$45
/30 minutes
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