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Jared E.

17 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Jared E.

17 Reviews
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Private Banjo Teacher

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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Francesca C.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Francesca C.

28 Reviews
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I love working with a range of kids to adults. I teach music theory and a variety of styles of music entirely dependent on what the student is looking for.

About Francesca

I am a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. I have a Bachelor's in Music from Berklee College and am currently in Graduate school at Cal State Northridge, studying to become a music therapist. My goal is to work with patients with Alzheimer's. I love playing covers of music from the

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Dori D.
Made sure that I knew what I was doing before moving on to the next topic.
Eric K.
Madisyn
Just completed first lesson with Francesca my daughter really really liked her and enjoyed her first lesson can’t wait for the next one very friendly great with kids

Jason M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
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Private Banjo Teacher

Bluegrass, Claw-hammer, Southern Rock, 5-string, 4-string Tenor, Metal, Rock, Pop and Country

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in general since 1996 and professionally

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!

Meet Online Banjo Teachers Serving Flatiron District

Kenton M.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA: Liberal Arts from Berea College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Kenton M.

12 Reviews
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Online Banjo Teacher

I teach Earl Scruggs three finger style and also claw hammer banjo. You will learn most of the standard repertoire or you can request any of your favorites. Banjo is a very exciting instrument and one that people love to hear. You will enjoy either learning or improving you skills on this crowd pleasing instrument. Contact me, and we will get started.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty

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Joyce B.
I'm very happy with the communication and technics I have from Kenton. He makes me feel supported in my progress.
Joseph J.
very good dulcimer instructor, especially for a beginner
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Joshua K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Secondary Music Education Instrumental from Ottawa University
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joshua K.

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Online Banjo Teacher

Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has studied instrumental music education including areas of classical music, jazz, theory, history, and improvisation.

About Joshua

Experienced with students of all ages, backgrounds, and styles. Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has

Lyle R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Lyle R.

26 Reviews
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Online Banjo Teacher

I have been playing and teaching banjo since 2006, and I'm always very excited to introduce new students to this unique instrument. I focus on the "Scruggs-style" method of playing 5-string banjo, and we'll work on techniques used in common bluegrass and folk tunes. As you advance, I'll help you in creating your own banjo solo breaks.

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages

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Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
Great lesson! Thanks!
Robert C.
complete novice; adult student. First lesson very relaxed. Excellent blend through-out lesson of questions and information my goals and background as well as instructor's goals for me and his background. First "technical" part of lesson was manageable and care taken by Lyle to make sure I understood what was being presented. I left the first lesson feeling this would be a good fit between instructor and student

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"Jared was my banjo teacher through Bantam Studios. He did a great job of keeping the lessons fresh each week and really developing our abilities. He was able to provide feedback in a way that felt helpful but not critical. If you are looking for a banjo teacher this is the best person for the job."
Sean
Took Banjo lessons from Jared E.
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"Dave has increased my banjo skills greatly since I started taking lessons."
Jack
Took Banjo lessons from Dave K.
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"Daniel is incredibly patient and very accommodating to my ever changing schedule. That is to say don’t be like me. My name is Caryn and clearly by the current meme I’m not easy. Don’t be like me, be like Daniel."
Caryn
Took Banjo lessons from Daniel P.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson with Ryan
and am looking forward to my next one. I feel like I good a great introduction to Banjo. I am a complete beginner with no real musical talent so I might be his biggest challenge to date. However, I am determined to be successful He was patient and gave me just the right amount of things to practice. I am looking forward to making progress under his guidence."
Jane
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Mike is a fantastic teacher . He is very patient and very positive. I look forward to many more lessons with him."
Steve Clausson
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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"First lesson but Mel is keen on understanding where the student is, strengths, weaknesses and charting a path forward. Strong teacher. Great personality. Look forward to the work ahead"
Thomas
Took Banjo lessons from Mel P.
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"Mel is a very patient and knowledgable teacher. I feel like I fumble along at the beginning of a lesson but by the end Mel has improved my technique and timing. I would definitely recommend Mel to anyone who wants to learn or improve on their instrument!"
Elizabeth Coyne
Took Banjo lessons from Mel P.
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"You are in good hands. He rapidly figures out where you are musically and then teaches a ton of good info."
Harvey
Took Banjo lessons from Steve G.
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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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"Richard has the knowledge and communication skills needed to be a very good teacher, and he is."
Jim
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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