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Zachary W.

Old Bridge, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary W.

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I specialize in blues, rock and funk guitar on both the electric and acoustic, I also teach the electric bass and the banjo. I will teach-the fundamentals of music, ie. rhythm, melody and harmony, and then assist you on your journey to finding your own unique musical styling. I believe that music is the ultimate form of SELF expression so it is important that you tell me what inspires YOU and what your personal music goals are. Their are multiple ways to conceptualize the music and i will be your ally in finding what ways work best for you. i will customize lesson plans based on your personal music journey and where you want to get in your playing. whether you want to compose your own symphonies, write your own concept album, play some covers on the weekends, or just better yourself as a human being it would be my honor to teach you

About Zachary

I have been playing the guitar since my teenage years and it has been an integral part of me maturing into a responsible adult. The dedication and patience that learning an instrument have taught me are skills that i have applied to my academic and professional life. I hope to be able to impart not

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Nick R.

25 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 1985
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick R.

25 Reviews
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-5 string Bluegrass (Earl Scruggs technique)
-Tenor banjo (plectrum techniques)
-Plectrum banjo (plectrum techniques)
-Bluegrass, Country, Blues and Folk
-Gullah Geechee, North Indian classical music and other world music rhythms

About Nick

Professor Nick R. (guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, dobro/resonator/slide, lap steel, tenor guitar, baritone resonator, bass, drums, composition) is currently the adjunct professor at Essex College, Jazz clinician for over 19 years via Kupferberg Center (Queens College) and has been on the staff a

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Paul
Nick R. is truly an extraordinary guitar instructor. He is brimming with technical proficiency, enthusiasm, and a communication skill set that is unparalleled. His ability to hone in on exactly what you are doing wrong and right for that matter means you make progress rapidly and naturally. And he is a nice guy too!!
Christina S.
Such a great teacher! I am an absolute beginner, but feel I am getting better every lesson. Plus, so fun! A +++++
Robin
Fun classical guitar lessons. Very knowledgeable and thorough teacher. My son really enjoyed his lessons.

Nick L.

New York, NY
Starting at $35
  • BFA in Jazz and Contemporary Music from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Nick L.

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Nick Lantigua is a musician and Composer based In New York, NY. He studied at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary music where he gained a firm grounding in music theory, arranging/compositional skills and jazz improvisation. He studied with Band leaders such as Gregoir Maret, Samir Chatterjee, and Adam Holzman; Jazz Guitarists Ed Maceachen and Richard Boukas and have taken lessons with banjoists Ryan Cavanaugh and Bennett Sullivan of Steve Martin’s musical “Bright Star”. He have been in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from Bluegrass to Jazz to even Orchestra for live film music, so he can easily help facilitate any players musical goals/interests.

About Nick

I'm Nick a banjoist and composer based in NYC. I am a banjo teacher of 2 years, available to students of all experience levels and ages. I like to arrange my lessons so that students learn what they want to learn (at their own pace), while also gaining strong theoretical and technical music skills.

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Chris H.
Good teacher. Sends good videos to help you practice during the week

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Jared J.

92 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Associates Degree (General/Music) from Pasadena City College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jared J.

92 Reviews
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I'm comfortable teaching the banjo in a variety of styles but will typically start in Bluegrass. I can teach both Scruggs style finger picking and basic to intermediate Clawhammer. My comfort zone is higher in the Scruggs style of playing however.

I also teach beginning to advanced Tenor Banjo (CGDA Tuning). Though it looks similar to the 5-string bluegrass banjo, the Irish Tenor Banjo and Tenor have only 4 strings and are played with a traditional guitar pick (a "plectrum" - though a "plectrum" banjo is tuned different then these other 2) and strummed rather then plucked with individual fingers.

I can teach the Plectrum Banjo as well (CGBD Tuning) but will be teaching you on a 5 string banjo that I only play with four strings.

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been teaching music since 2008. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. More importantly, I love teaching and playing music with a passion. I play a great variety of instruments and have had the opportunity

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Ben
My junior high aged son just had his first lesson with Jared and it was just what he needed. Jared is engaging, enthusiastic and inspiring.
Robert Silverman
5 star teacher - coach and mentor - Great patience for a beginner like myself - never played before but now I’m comfortable easing into lessons - he shows you why your playing and then guides you through the lessons at your own pace - he also has the latest technologies to help - like overhead screens and sheet music that you can understand- I just signed up for another discount series of 7 lessons - I never give reviews but in this case if I can help someone who us not sure were to start - he is the perfect instructor-
Zachary
Jared is an excellent piano teacher. Highly recommend!!
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Daniel E.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Daniel E.

36 Reviews
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Beginner banjo lessons. Basic technique, chords, strumming. So much fun playing songs!
Disclaimer: I am not a traditional bluegrass player. I am finding many students nowadays that enjoy the sound of banjo, but want to play modern music with it. I have had a great deal of success with this type of student, but advise anyone looking for traditional scruggs lessons to seek that out. Thanks!

About Daniel

Teaching Background: * I have a record of success with students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and goals * I teach using a variety of methods and styles, including my own authored books * I owned a music academy for 10 years where I trained others to be successful instructors * I have a

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Kate
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!
Diman T.
Studying with Daniel has been an incredible experience. He is very knowledgeable but also very flexible. Whatever aspect of your music adventure you are looking to improve, Daniel has a path for you to follow.
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John B.

99 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John B.

99 Reviews
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Learn how to play Banjo!

While learning the Banjo, students will learn specific rolls such as forward and backward rolls, chords strum patterns, rhythm playing and various songs such as Foggy Mountain Breakdown and Dueling Banjos. They will learn the styles of Bluegrass and Claw Hammer playing.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Chris
Great first lesson. Just the right level of difficulty. John is very patient and helpful.
Maya A.
Awesome first lesson. Friendly teacher. I have no musical talent but I was playing chords by the end of the first lesson.
John
Fabulous. John is very patient, extremely knowledgeable, and paces his lessons perfectly.

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Average Cost of Banjo Lessons in Staten Island, NY

The average cost of 60-minute banjo lessons in Staten Island is $54. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $100 per hour.
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$45 average
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"My first lesson worked out great! Ryan is a very relaxed knowledgeable musician who takes the time to teach and listen."
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Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"I’m as new as a student can be, I have zero music training. Norman was very slow with his instructions and has plenty of patience, I never felt rushed or inadequate. He was very encouraging, only time will tell if I can pick it up.."
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Took Banjo lessons from Norman T.
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"This was my first meeting an Banjo lesson. It was just perfect for my abilities. Homework was just great. One problem is my Web Cam is vertical not horizontal."
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Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"I have been playing the Banjo for only a few months now and have learned a lot. Damien is a very patient instructor. He ensures the student understands what he/she is doing in both playing and reading music. I have improved in every area of his instructions. Excellent Teacher!"
Darren
Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"Dan is very patient and helpful, I enjoy every lesson."
Bess
Took Banjo lessons from Daniel E.
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"Patient teacher and expert practitioner. Really cares about student's growth. He also reminds you to have fun. Always on time for lesson, too."
Barbara
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"If your looking for a patient teacher, you’ve found him. Ryan has been a breeze to work with and you won’t feel like any of your questions are silly. His explanations and talents along with his patience has helped me get further then I ever thought possible."
Doreen
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Thanks for a great first lesson. I appreciate your patience and ability to understand where I'm at and how to push me forward."
Joel
Took Banjo lessons from Grant H.
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"I am so glad I found Edwin on line. I live only one mile from him. I just turned 80 and wanted to learn an instrument. Edwin is so patient in understanding I might be a bit of a slow learner. I will recommend Edwin to anyone interested in learning or inproving their skills with any string instrument.
Thanks Edwin
Jim"
Jim Younger
Took Banjo lessons from Edwin I.
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"Excellent first lesson"
Steve
Took Banjo lessons from Frankie P.
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