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Billy N.

12 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Composers Residency from Yadoo
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
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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.

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

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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
Flaminia D.
I have been taking lessons with Billy since January 2015. I am a total beginner and I really think I have made the best choice ever to pick him as my teacher. Billy is an experienced guitar teacher and a professional player that knows great techniques for beginners. He has been teaching me basics of guitar in a smart way, and at each lesson I feel I learn something new and at the same time I can clearly see how much progress I have made since our first lesson. He has also been teaching me how to read music and tabs which proofed to be extremely useful every time I want to learn a new song by myself. Highly recommended!
Lynn W.
I cannot recommend Billy enough. I studied jazz improvisation with Billy for three years, and later returned to study Brazilian guitar and Piedmont-style finger picking with him. I had been playing for more than twenty years when I started studying with him and he not only helped me improve my playing technically and creatively (on electric and nylon stringed guitars) but also expanded my knowledge of theory and helped me develop new approaches to composing and arranging. I am still working with the material he gave me and take lessons from him whenever my schedule allows.

Chris B.

3 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Chris B.

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I've been playing guitar for recordings for years, and can show you the fundamentals of rhythm guitar, finger picking, and soloing.

About Chris

I'm a bass player, educator, composer, arranger and band leader living in Brooklyn, NY, and am active in a diverse group of projects that include polka, jazz, classical, and commercial music. I've been teaching double bass and electric bass for 20 years, and have recently added synth bass to my le

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Alex S.
He's very knowledgeable and able to adapt to the student's needs. I highly recommend him.
Andy O.
Chris is really knowledgeable and a great teacher. I’m excited to get to work with him on an instrument I’ve always wanted to play.
Andy H.
Andy loved his lesson and is excited for the next one! Thanks!
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Joshua F.

1 Review
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Joshua F.

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My most recently picked up instrument

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua F. 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 m

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Baheejah B.
Great instructor, positive demeanor!
Mendel
Connects well to kids
Owen
Joshua was great for my 10 year old son. He enjoyed playing!

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James V.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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James V.

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Students will learn how to read as well as play: notes, chords, scales, songs, common chord progressions, guitar tab, chord charts and a whole bunch more! Ear training, chord theory and improvisation will also be incorporated into the lessons.

I generally walk students through a guitar method book.
( a few examples listed below)

Hal Leonard Guitar Method by Will Schmid Level 1

The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method - Volume 1: Guitar Technique

Mel Bay's Modern Guitar Method Grade 1

Some primary goals I have for students are to keep them motivated, interested, inspired and challenged.
I love music, and it should be fun, exciting, and entertaining!

You will learn a lot with me and we'll have a good time doing it!

About James

I am a bilingual singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. I studied at Louisiana State University and graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. I also studied voice and music theory in the LSU School of Music. With over 25 years of teaching experience, music and languages ha

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Taylor P.
James is an awesome teacher, very friendly, patient, and knowledgeable, highly recommend him!
Marc dich
Well I have known James for as long as I can think of his name and I can tell you this he is the best person he knows how to play piano and he can teach anybody anything about piano if there’s somebody want to have teaching your child or you as a person this will be the guy I would go to I wish I had you done it long time ago when I first got to know James normally will see a great friend he is still a good friend well there’s not much I can say or there’s too much I could say book your deal today and get with James and you’ll learn how to play
Karen
James is an amazing teacher! My son has taken piano lessons from him for several years. James not only taught lessons and theory, he helped my son prepare “Prelude in C Major” by Bach for a school talent show. They also worked on Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedie”. One year, James helped him prepare a song to sing at a talent show and even came to the show and accompanied him on piano. My son has written songs that James has helped him refine. When my son showed up with a ukulele, James was able to teach him how to play it as well. We love James!

Dustin N.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Dustin N.

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There are many styles affiliated with Acoustic Guitar - Folk, Country and Classical. We can dive into one or all styles once proficient technique is learned.

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach at Spring Woods Middle School teaching orchestra.

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Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.
Joshua
I Actually understood an instructor for once, I did learn on the first day . Dustin explains to wear you can understand and I'm certain I'll learn from him.
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Paul S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Interdisciplinary Music Studies from Berklee College of Music
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Paul S.

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I have been teaching acoustic guitar for the last 5 years. I can help you learn more about open/bar chords, finger picking, palm muting, scales, power chords, and soloing/improvisation. We can also work on learning your favorite tunes and maybe writing of some of your own! I am here to help you achieve your goals as a guitar player. We'll start with what you are currently interested in learning and expand outwards from there. Feel free to message me and we'll take it from there!

About Paul

I am a composer, professional musician and music educator. I have recorded and performed with many different artists, but am best known for my work with the Central Coast band Still Time. Starting in 2004, Still Time steadily expanded from a local college band to a national touring act and we succe

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Nadia S.
Paul has been an incredible teacher. He is helping me learn the guitar and I’m a lot further ahead then I thought Id be. He is also helping me with my song writing and composing. I highly recommend him.
Jeffrey
absolutely brilliant bass player. he's great at breaking things down in a way that you'll understand and he's extremely supportive.
Robyn
Inspirational! I love working with Paul. He is patient, fun, and incredibly talented and versatile.

I have improved so much working with him-- and he's also a really great person and all around cool guy.

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"Jordan is really very good teacher. I just started to learn guitar, I feel lucky that my husband selected Jordan.He achieves the target(lessons) in short timeline. He is kind and friendly with loads of patience. He teaches whatever I like along with regular lessons. I am basically from India, so even when I ask music for languages other than English, he does without any sort of hesitation. If you search for new guitar teacher, I am 100% sure that Jordan will be the best choice. Both "in home" and "in studio" you will definitely feel comfortable to work with him. You will have full freedom to learn what you really want."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Patient, organized, talented, great teacher!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"Awesome teacher! Works very well with my son!"
Brody
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Kyle is a great teacher and takes the time to understand where you’re starting from and where you want to go. He is very patient and his studio has a relaxed atmosphere that is conducive to learning. Kyle is a great listener and there’s no pressure regardless of your skill level. No one could be more of a beginner than me and I feel like I’ve come a long way in a short amount of time. I would highly recommend him for both beginners and the more experienced alike."
Ray
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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"Jimmy is a great teacher, he has tons of knowledge to share and also a lot of patience!!"
Allison
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"He is an amazing teacher, he is so knowledgeable, he is a kind and patient person.
His guitar skills are amazing and he is a great mentor. He will go at the pace that best suits you, I recommend him to anyone that is a beginner or an expert to take lessons from him. I give him 5 stars and look forward to learning more as the weeks progress."
Preston
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Mathew M.
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"It was as my first guitar lesson ever! It was fun and Tanisha is a great teacher and very patient. She makes it easy. I’m already looking forward to my next session."
Shaun
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Rick is a fantastic guitar instructor! I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar when I first started taking lessons, and now I can read music and play songs. He takes the time to make sure I actually understand what I'm doing, instead of just going through the motions. He's patient and encouraging when I struggle. I'd highly recommend him to anyone interested in beginning lessons, or anyone looking to sharpen their skills and add to their repertoire!"
Kelly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Rick K.
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"Edwin is very kind, patient and loves what he does. He took the time to understand what I wanted from the lessons and then quickly started me down the path of learning to play the guitar."
Tim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Our daughter has been enjoying lessons with Wes! She's progressing a lot!"
Christine
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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