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Jared E.

17 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Jared E.

17 Reviews
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Learn to play either 5-string Clawhammer-Style Banjo, or 4-string Jazz Banjo!

Clawhammer lessons will focus on technique and repertoire building, as well as general musicality.

Jazz lessons will focus on technique, style, improvisational ideas, repertoire, music theory, and rhythmic strengthening. We will also spend time listening to historic recordings of jazz banjo players from the 1920s and 1930s.

About Jared

Jared has been a professional musician since 2002, and has had a highlight filled career in those 19 years. He has performed all over the world (4 continents and counting), and has worked with famous and Grammy winning artists such as; Abigail Washburn, Tony Trischka, Steve Martin, David Grisman,

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Janette
I’ve only forgotten the pandemic when I’m playing the banjo with Jared. I crave clear criticism and he gives me the specifics so I can truly improve. Jared has all the qualities you want in an excellent music teacher, but what takes it to the next level for me as a student is his enthusiasm and gentle humor.

Highly recommend.

—Janette
Pauline
I knew nothing about the banjo when I started taking classes with Jared, and I learned so much in a short amount of time. He emphasized not just how to read sheet music, but also how to transcribe a song from a recording which helped me learn songs more quickly and play together with others in an ensemble. His passion and patience are a great combo for a teacher!
Ethan
I took lessons in clawhammer banjo with Jared, and learned quite a bit even though I started myself with clawhammer around 1958 or so. He was very thorough and a very pleasant person, and is very patient.
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Lisa A.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Honored Lifetime Member from Wellington Who's Who of Executive and Professionals
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Lisa A.

18 Reviews
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I teach a 3 finger style of Banjo playing and how to read, hear, and play music. I teach you how to play the chords, read the tablature and play by ear.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dir

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Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be
Sean P.
Good lesson

Phil H.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1973
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Phil H.

9 Reviews
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About Phil

I have my degree from The Eastman School of Music and have played rock and roll for decades. My joy is bringing people to music and music playing. As Music is an infinite language it has always been an eternal joy to teach and relate to my beloved students what music can say to them and what they c

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Doris F.
Very patient with an eight year old beginner.
Amie B.
Phil was awesome?
Chuck D.
Phil is very patient and explains anything you have a question about. The time flys by.

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Learn basics about rhythm, harmony, and melody, and how they apply to the banjo.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

Spencer C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Best Bluegrass Band from Westword
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Spencer C.

8 Reviews
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Online Banjo Teacher

Comprehensive banjo instruction. 3 finger Scruggs style, claw hammer, melodic and single string technique etc. fun and individualized lessons tailored to each student's skill level and interests

About Spencer

I am originally from Northeast Kansas, where I started playing guitar and studying music at the age of 9. While studying guitar, I had several influential teachers, including internationally renowned finger-style guitarist, Andy McKee, and University of Montana Professor of Music and Classical G

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Robert
Great lesson. Spencer not only has the knowledge, but also the patience of a great instructor.
Dave B.
Patient instructor. Good explanation of concepts.
Steven
After more than 30 years since I last picked up the banjo Spencer did a great job of getting me reacquainted with it in a easy going, yet effective way. Excited to continue down the path with him as my tour guide !
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Frankie P.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Frankie P.

28 Reviews
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A very fun instrument to play. I tend to focus on Earl Scruggs style rolls, understanding and incorporating melody, and chords.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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Carter M.
Frankie’s great. My son has progressed well and is learning a lot!
Ye
A great first step for me to start my guitar journey, Frankie is very helpful ! 11/10 would recommend to everyone
Michael
good first steps

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"Jason is very knowledgeable and patient. He is a little fast for me because I'm not up to par but as an instructor he is great."
Patrick
Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"I am just at the start of my banjo odyssey...........
and I am realy looking forward to having a teacher that will first help me just get started.. Then help me lean to play the songs that made me want to lean how to play the Banjo.. and has me exited for the next lesson."
Robert
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"I'm in my third year with Mike. I can't rave enough about him and his patient, excellent teaching style. This instrument is the first I've ever tried to learn, and at a late point in life. Mike has helped me make great progress. I enjoy every minute."
Rita
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"Eric is amazing!
Not only is Eric patient, but he goes the extra mile for us. We have enjoyed every minute of our lessons -- and are recommending him to everyone we can.
Thank you Eric for everything!
-Bob M"
Mardell
Took Banjo lessons from Eric L.
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"Great lesson! Daniel was patient, upbeat, and gave very understandable explanations. We covered quite a bit of ground at a pace that kept it all easy to handle. Now it's time to practice!"
Kate
Took Banjo lessons from Daniel E.
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"Had a great first lesson with Rich, who was funny, precise, and adaptable."
Scott
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Eric was very patient with me and that was important. He was also prepared and professional. I would recommend him to anyone that wants to learn to play an instrument."
Teresa
Took Banjo lessons from Eric L.
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"A great banjo instructor, and helped me with some general music and theory!"
Ben Sinclair
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Great instructor. Patient and honest instruction. Gives background and instrument history as well. Chill guy who is gives good grounding on technique."
Barbara
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Glenn is a great teacher, although we've only had 3 lessons so far it's clear that he is very knowledgeable in both the instrument and the teaching technique. It's not enough to know the instrument well, you also have to be able to connect with the student and teach that knowledge. Glenn has both qualities, and I enthusiastically recommend him to anyone considering him as a teacher!"
Bobb
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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