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David S.

8 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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Lucas
David was very patient and thorough with the introductory lesson. He corrected some basic habits my son had and had him sounding better in 10 minutes.

He also had practical recommendations for daily practice.

I highly recommend David.
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......
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Jason M.

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New York, NY
Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jason M.

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My teaching approach: I'll help you figure out your musical goals, and customize a lesson plan to get you there (ex: performance technique, music theory, music business coaching, musicology, exploring new musical genres, song selection and interpretation).

About Jason

My teaching approach: I'll help you figure out your musical goals, and customize a lesson plan to get you there (ex: performance technique, music theory, music business coaching, musicology, exploring new musical genres, song selection and interpretation).

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Jason vocally coached me during many studio sessions over the years. Not only is he an excellent musician in diverse genres, but he is patient, attentive, and communicates clearly. He knows how to give the right amount of support to help vocalists find their very best sound and style for a particular genre. I would recommend Jason for any singer looking to generally improve their voice, prepare for an audition, recording, or performance.
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Zachary W.

Old Bridge, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Zachary W.

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I specialize in blues, rock and funk guitar on both the electric and acoustic, I also teach the electric bass and the banjo. I will teach-the fundamentals of music, ie. rhythm, melody and harmony, and then assist you on your journey to finding your own unique musical styling. I believe that music is the ultimate form of SELF expression so it is important that you tell me what inspires YOU and what your personal music goals are. Their are multiple ways to conceptualize the music and i will be your ally in finding what ways work best for you. i will customize lesson plans based on your personal music journey and where you want to get in your playing. whether you want to compose your own symphonies, write your own concept album, play some covers on the weekends, or just better yourself as a human being it would be my honor to teach you

About Zachary

I have been playing the guitar since my teenage years and it has been an integral part of me maturing into a responsible adult. The dedication and patience that learning an instrument have taught me are skills that i have applied to my academic and professional life. I hope to be able to impart not

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Tyler N.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tyler N.

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Hello there! My name is Tyler and I would love to teach you or your child how to play the guitar.

I purchased my first guitar when I was 8 years old and was so excited to learn how to play. I took my first lesson a year later, but was disappointed. I didn't find it fun and therefore didn't want to practice. I wanted to play songs, but all the instructor wanted me to do was learn basic theory. After not making progress... I stopped the lessons. The next year I tried a different instructor, but still did not learn much. The issue for me was playing guitar wasn't fun for me at this point. And that is the most important thing in my opinion if you are going to dedicate yourself to learning to play. A few years later... I discovered punk rock music and online guitar tabs. Suddenly, I was able to look up on my own how to play songs that I was actually excited to play. This changed everything. I started to practice daily. Within a few more years... I could handle almost any basic chord ...

About Tyler

Hello there! My name is Tyler and I would love to teach you or your child how to play the guitar. I purchased my first guitar when I was 8 years old and was so excited to learn how to play. I took my first lesson a year later, but was disappointed. I didn't find it fun and therefore didn't want t

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Samuel S.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner
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Samuel S.

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Touring multi-instrumentalist, 10+ years of guitar experience
Alto Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums, Digital Production

Soul, rock, songwriter
Berklee School of Music BA

About Samuel

I am a professional multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer hailing from Geneva, Switzerland and have been living and working in Nashville, TN for the past 3 years. My specialties include Alto Saxophone, Guitar, Bass, Piano, Vocals, Songwriting, Music Production (Pro Tools, Logic, Maschine)

Salvador B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Aaron Copland School of Music
  • Teaching since 2002
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Salvador B.

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I have experience in teaching various methods including the Suzuki method from ages 4 years to 78 years old. I teach both semi-private and private lessons.

About Salvador

I am a professional musician and educator. I have always enjoyed and been eager to share the musical knowledge that I learned from the very first music lesson I ever had; this feeling in me has never changed. I simply love to help people who want to learn new instruments. I am patient and encourag

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Jordan
Teacher wasn't at location yet I've still paid!
Patti
I had my very first lesson today with Sal, and I’m excited about some very cute things he taught me in just a short period of time. He is very talented, approachable, enjoyable to work with, and knows what he’s doing. I look forward to learning and growing with him.
Felix
This brief lesson was helpful, especially since its my first time learning. I learned a few chords and now have some homework to do. Very personable and straightforward! I just moved back to Dallas and needing some instructions to finally get started.

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Average Cost of Acoustic Guitar Lessons in Edison, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Edison is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Just the first lesson and my daughter was already playing guitar and singing well..."
Paula
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"You can say that I'm a rookie when it comes to playing guitar. So, I decided to do something about it. I'm taking 45 minutes sessions with Nick and I have to say that he is a really talented a teacher as well as he is a musician. While having fun during the lessons, I rake in so many new tricks up my sleeve. I love his individual approach, flexibility, and creativity just to outline a couple. For the short while that I've known Nick, he's been all, a patient teacher, a talented musician, but most of all he's been an inspiration to me. My goal was to learn to read music and learn how to play the instrument more fluently. But now, the whole world of new and fascinating opportunities opened up to me because of his mentoring and support. Thank you Nick! I wish I could take longer sessions with you on a more regular basis."
Shimun (Sam)
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"I've been taking lessons with Nick for a few months now and it's been a really positive experience! I have no guitar experience at all so I'm coming in as a true guitar novice. Nick takes time to explain techniques and encourages you to "listen" to the notes and to hear how the music comes together. He's very patient and definitely has a wealth of guitar knowledge. If you're looking to learn guitar, then I'd definitely recommend Nick!"
Donna
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"I’ve been taking guitar lessons with Chris for 9 weeks. He is an accomplished player, and absolutely well qualified to teach. I am especially impressed by, and appreciative of, his patience with my slow progress so far. He always provides positive feedback, and is supportive of letting me determine the pace of instruction.

I highly recommend anyone interested in learning guitar contact Chris, and have a conversation with him about your experience, musical tastes, and playing goals. He is easy to talk with and takes an immediate interest in tailoring instruction to match your goals and works to incorporate lessons into your particular lifestyle.

I cannot overstate how fortunate I am to have found Chris as a guitar teacher."
Tim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"First class was great! Really enjoyed it and looking forward to more!"
Molly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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"my daughter loves taking lessons from Greg!"
chris
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Lucas loved Justin. Too bad he moved. We wish him and his family the best."
Beverly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Justin W.
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"Great teacher who knows a lot...and is patient with a slow learner like me!"
Mike
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Great lessons. Love that he teaches online, it’s super convenient! Thanks Akos!"
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Jim is a through and through professional. He has a very measured and logical approach to his lessons, and manages to keep things fun while drilling the fingering, patterns, and vocabulary into your head. I've been taking lessons with him for a couple of months now and I feel like I am learning a lot every week, and I'm getting measurably better. Just be sure to do your homework! Thanks, Jim!"
Ashley
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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