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Jared E.

17 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2000
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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.

Chris L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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Chris L.

4 Reviews
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Private Banjo Teacher

Fingerpicking and thumb pick banjo

About Chris

I have studied music for 26 years. Piano was my first instrument and I have taken classical lessons from an early age and studied jazz piano for 14 years. I play guitar at the same level as piano. I play jazz, classical, flamenco and rock guitar; acoustic, electric and 9-string electric. I have

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michael M.
Great lesson.
Dwayne
He has taught me a lot. Lessons are not rushed. He allows me to learn based on my own interests, but also teaches a lot of basics of technique and music theory. The location is convenient to downtown Albuquerque and UNM neighborhood.
Nic C.
Chris is easy to learn with, and knowledgeable. Is always patient and never makes you feel rushed, yet, makes sure you are constantly improving. He directs your playing in the style and direction you want to reach while exposing you to new styles along the way. Great teacher.

Joe M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks spanish
  • BA Music from Moravian College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Joe M.

10 Reviews
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Private Banjo Teacher

All styles and levels

About Joe

Professional musician, vocalist and entertainer. Perform at: Hershey Park, Musikfest, Steel Stacks, Mesa, The Sands Casino............ BA Moravian College, MM Combs College Dir. of Guitar Studies at Lebanon Valley College Adjunct Professo

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Robert
Very knowledgeable, easy to converse with. Joe is patient and corrects fundamentals with usefull suggestions.
Mary Ellen
Excellent musician. Joe will be able to take me to the next level of singing.
Karyn G.
Really enjoying my lessons with Joe. He's patient and encouraging. I feel like I'm really learning the basics of music and guitar.

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jesey M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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jesey M.

1 Review
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Online Banjo Teacher

Experienced teacher of 5 years, jack of all trades! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing music in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Experienced in:
-k-12 Percussion
-World Percussion
-Music Production Technology
-Banjo and Folk Strings

About Jesey

I have been playing the drums for 15 years and have taught lessons for over 5. I have also well studied in many folk music traditions from around the world, including African Drums, Bluegrass, Jazz, Rock, Afro-Cuban, and Samba. In addition to acoustic music, Jesey has produced and recorded more tha

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Phoebe
Jesey is FANTASTIC! I'm an adult beginner with no prior music experience. I've had a couple online lessons so far and I couldn't be more pleased. I've learned something new in every lesson and he's been helping me learn some of my favorite songs. He's great!
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Kevin F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kevin F.

5 Reviews
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Online Banjo Teacher

I teach Banjo rolls, proper techniques, songs, melodies, Scruggs Style, improvisation, and music theory to the highest degree. I am a classically trained guitarist that specializes in fingerstyle instruments to the most advanced level possible. I have over 20 years of teaching experience and have earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Classical Guitar and currently hold a position at a Major University.

About Kevin

My name is Kevin and I am a professional musician, performer, and teacher with over 20 years experience. I have earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Classical Guitar and have taught at 4 colleges, at 1 of which I am still faculty. I play Guitar, Bass Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, beginner

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Norman Griswold
Kevin is an excellent instructor. He supports your desires for playing with great understanding of what you need to improve to achieve your goals. He is also very personable and easy to work with. His experience gives him the ability to understand what is difficult and how to master those situations.
Henry Curran
Kevin has guided me along my guitar journey for over 5 years. He is a patient instructor with musical knowledge and a pedigree to match any level student. From classical to Blue Grass, Kevin will help you reach your playing goals.
Jody
I have been taking banjo lessons from Kevin for a couple of years. Kevin is a wonderfully talented instructor and a great musician himself! He shapes my lessons around practical use in performance, always encouraging and ever-challenging, but with plenty of patience and just plain fun. Trust me, you will not find a better teacher!

Phil H.

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

8 Reviews
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Online Banjo Teacher
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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"He is an awesome teacher I learned and he has a great personalty."
Lara
Took Banjo lessons from Jared E.
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"My 7 year old LOVED his first lesson. He's very excited for next weeks! Thanks Brian!"
Rhett
Took Banjo lessons from Brian Lee B.
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"Kelvin is so great at catering to each students needs and keeping the lessons light and fun. He is so full of fun stories and encouragement as well as being a magnificent teacher."
Anna
Took Banjo lessons from Kelvin L.
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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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"I enjoy learning from Grant. he is relaxed, knowledgable and gives me bite sized assignments to improve step by step from one week to the next. Thanks Grant!"
Paul
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"Linda was great...very patient. Loved her!!!"
Phyllis
Took Banjo lessons from Linda L.
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"David is on time, well prepared, flexible with scheduling and he tailors his lessons to his student’s wants and needs. Our 12 year old grandson enjoys his banjo lessons with David."
Leo
Took Banjo lessons from David F.
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"Jared is a super talented musician, an encouraging and skilled teacher, and a really nice guy! You'll have a great experience studying banjo or bass with Jared!"
Sarah
Took Banjo lessons from Jared E.
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"Great first lesson, patient and very instructive with your goals in mind. Looking forward to learning all that I can."
Jon
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"Joe’s really down to earth, a good teacher and I look forward to a lasting relationship with him."
Don
Took Banjo lessons from Joe S.
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