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Billy N.

14 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
  • Awarded Composers Residency from Yadoo
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Billy N.

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I'm a specialist in Brazilian Guitar and have played and used American Folk Styles to teach finger picking for many years. This includes Travis Picking, Blues and arrangement of all sorts of melodies for guitar. One of the first world musics I played was Irish music and I have a nice repertoire of these melodies to help the student learn how to play a linear melody. Reading is not necessary but I'm expert at getting people to read by using simple familiar music. I have been playing Jazz acoustically fingerstyle for a while and have been a good understanding of Swing guitar styles too. Repertoire and recordings are essential in the process. This I also provide to the student

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music a

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John
I was a beginner wanting to learn some Brazilian guitar: samba, bossa nova, etc. Billy was great for that as a very accomplished guitarist of that genre. He is very engaging and enthusiastic. He was patient with me in working on the difficult chords and strumming that this type of music requires. Having literally, "written the book", he had an organized approach. I also enjoyed his humor and occasional stories about guitarist he has know. Acho que ele tem Jeito para ensinar violao.
Rolf T.
So far great - just started
Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
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David S.

14 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 -- notice i say theory, not rules. learning music theory is not about learning rigid rules that will stifle your creativity. when you learn theory, you learn to identify patterns and give them names so you can remember and reuse them. the more you know your theory, the more ways you know to express your ideas
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. and really, why would you not want to be the best you can be?

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 have been playing music almost my entire life. I first started on trombone in 4th grade then switched to guitar in 6th. I picked up the electric bass in my later teenage years and learned the upright bass (both jazz and classical) in college. My students get the benefit of my education, as well

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Sean I.
David is very thorough and professional. He insists on building a strong technical foundation--getting the fundamentals right before moving you forward.
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Greyson
5 lessons in and David has gotten me to break through some of my bad techniques and has also given me completely different ways to think about my instrument. We're just getting started and I couldn't be more excited to see where this journey is going to take my skills.
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Nicholas Z.

3 Reviews
Hoboken, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Philosophy and Political Science from Rutgers University
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Nicholas Z.

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If you are seeking to develop the skills necessary to become a competent guitarist that can find comfortability playing in any genre, you have come to the right place! I am a touring rock and metal musician and have been playing guitar and drums professionally for 14+ years, with 4 LPs under my belt along with numerous singles, splits and EPs. In my lessons, we will explore various techniques and topics ranging from basic music theory topics like the circle of fifths to advanced techniques such as sweep picking and tapping. I emphasize not only understanding the skills one needs to play their favorite riffs but developing an ear for relative pitch, songwriting and the tone one desires to achieve what they are hearing in their head. My genre specializations are in rock and heavy metal. All skill levels are welcome!

About Nicholas

Hey there! My name is Nick Z. and I am a gigging guitarist, drummer, and songwriter in various rock and metal bands. As a guitarist of 14 years and drummer of 12 years, I have recorded numerous albums, singles, and splits of my own original music and music written collaboratively with band members.

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Stephen
As an instructor, I’ve found Nicholas incredibly helpful in learning guitar. I truly appreciate Nicholas’ patience, guidance and his command of musical theory. I would highly recommend him for learner’s of any level!
Julian
Nick is an incredibly talented guitarist, let alone musician overall. His mastery of the instrument from basic chords to intricate scales, harmonies, and counterpoint makes him a great candidate as a guitar instructor!
Jacob
Incredibly professional, easy going, fun to work with, and knowledgeable. Fully recommended.
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Joshua F.

67 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Joshua F.

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About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on mu

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Cristiana
I purchased the lessons for my 9 yr old son. He has never played the piano or any instrument before these lessons. Joshua is very talented in his field but I feel he needs to work on his patience. He was always professional but his tone and expressions made my son nervous. I had to stop the classes and loose my payments. I wanted to push my son to finish the classes, however, I didn’t want him to loose his love of music. I hope this comment helps to improve the next person’s experience.
Rosalin
I was surprised that my lesson could be cancelled without any communication. This is our first experience with piano lessons and was excited to try it for the first time. ;(
Melissa
My son has had 2 lessons so far. Joshua has worked with him at the level he is at and helped him when he gets stuck on certain chords and notes. He assigned homework for him to practice during the week and helped him figure out the parts he was stuck on.
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Ben R.

10 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ben R.

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I have taught guitar since 2012 and have been playing since 2000. I am happy to take students at the beginner and intermediate levels. I believe strongly in integrating music theory and ultimately moving students toward musical self-suffiency, rather than focusing exclusively on learning particular pieces.

About Ben

Hi, I'm a lifelong musician and educator with 20+ years of experience writing, recording, performing and improvising across multiple instruments and genres. After years of teaching music on the side, I left my day job as a college history professor in 2018 to devote myself full time to building a co

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Peng D.
I'm a new learner in guitar, I barely read notes. Ben is very patient on me. The learning process is dense but smooth. Ben let me feel I can achieve my goal in near future. Thanks!
Sandra S.
Ben has character attributes one would like to find in a teacher, knowledge, patience and presence! Looking forward to our next lesson. Thanks Ben!
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Francois C.

2 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Francois C.

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I am a professional guitarist, composer, and educator originally from Paris but now based in New York. I received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Professional Music. I also have a Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music. I have studied with Mick Goodrick, Rick Peckham, Darren Barrett and many more. I have toured with jazz master Chris Cheek in 2017 and performing in renowned clubs such as at Dizzy's Club Cola in New York City and the Side Door in Old Lyme Inn.

About Francois

I'm Francois! I have both a Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music and a Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music, two of the best music schools in the U.S.A. I graduated summa cum laude from both programs. Throughout my teaching career, I have been driven to help students achieve the

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Franny C.
Francois is very talented & patient. It was a wonderful experience. I really got a lot out of the first class. Thank You
R Z.
Francois had planned a lesson according to what I expected. Great session and productive.

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"Mauricio is a very patient guitar instructor. The instruction my daughter received was her first experience playing any instrument. Her enthusiasm for each lesson was a reflection of Mauricio's enthusiasm to teach. Music is his passion and it was clear to me that his enthusiasm for music was evident in his instruction."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mauricio O.
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"Gavin is always very patient with me and is willing to repeat things as many times as he needs to in order for me to understand. He is incredibly knowledgeable and I’m very happy to have him as an instructor!"
Renee
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"Omar is patient and easygoing which puts you at ease. He's open to working with students on their interests."
Molly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"Baylee has learned so much with Greg. She started with very little knowledge in music and now can read music and play beautifully! We couldn’t have asked for a better instructor for her."
Carrie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg L.
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"After a long time trying to find a guitar instructor with affordable rates and availability that suits my needs, I am so glad to have been referred to Nathan. He radiates kindness and patience, making it easy to quickly feel comfortable with him. He moves at my pace and shows interest in the songs I want to learn and my own goals rather than working from an agenda. Nathan offers Covid conscious in-person as well as Zoom lessons which is convenient. I highly recommend him and I am so glad to learn from him."
Will
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nathan M.
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"Tanesha is a great guitar teacher! Her instruction includes well rounded lesson plans that teach you about the guitar, includes practice, and she also includes homework for you to practice on your own! Tanesha is a great instructor and I would recommend her services to anyone"
Trinity
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"She is really nice and a great instructor, especially for beginning guitarists. She is patient and encouraging, and tailors your class to your interests."
Violet
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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"Fast paced, fun and learned a lot. Time flew."
Martin
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam T.
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"My 17 year old son has been taking guitar lessons with Nick for the last several months.  We have worked with many music teachers over the years, Nick is the best of the best.  He has truly sparked my son’s connection with music again.  He is technically masterful but not rigid which can often be the case.  A true teacher at heart that cares about their student’s well being and learning journey.  He has been such a wonderful addition to Humza’s routine during Covid.  I cannot be grateful enough that we found Nick!  Highly recommend him for anyone that is looking to reignite their musical connection and move your technique to the next level."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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