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David S.

8 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
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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 -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
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

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 am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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Lucas
David was very patient and thorough with the introductory lesson. He corrected some basic habits my son had and had him sounding better in 10 minutes.

He also had practical recommendations for daily practice.

I highly recommend David.
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......
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Ben R.

5 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • 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, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
Lauren
I hadn't played a musical instrument since elementary school when I started Ukulele lessons with Ben. Ben started from the beginning, answered all my questions along the way, and built upon that information in each lesson. It wasn't in a didactic way, but in a way that was really customized to fit my Ukulele lesson goals. Ben's teaching style is very flexible also. I had some Ukulele lesson books I had been gifted and we worked from those. I didn't feel that I had to buy a bunch of additional equipment, books, etc.

I recommend Ben as a music teacher. He is understanding, encouraging, and inspirational. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with Ben and JC Instrumental.
Pam
Ben has been working with our daughter since January 2019, when she turned 6 1/2. He arrives at our home on time each week and he works with her at an age appropriate level. We appreciate that he recognizes the effort she puts into the weeks when she practices often and he gently makes her aware when she hasn't practiced enough. He always speaks with her in a kind way and with us in a collaborative manner. We all want her to enjoy her piano experience, and we are thankful to have found Ben just a few blocks away from our home.
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Eric J.

354 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $47
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music from New York University
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Eric J.

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Lead & Rhythm Guitar:

Chord voicing: triads, four note open/closed chord voicing, chord melodies, comping, strumming, fingerstyle, standard grooves in various styles

Step-by-step approach to soloing/improvisation:
major & minor scales & modes & arpeggios, blues/pentatonic scales and "licks". Phrasing & line
development over simple - sophisticated harmonic changes Alternate/sweep & tremolo picking, hybrid picking, slide guitar, hammer on/pull offs, (up to 8 finger) tapping, bending and whammy techniques.

Sight reading (standard notation/tablature)
Music Theory & Ear Training
Composition/songwriting

About Eric

Having a great teacher can change a student life. I give my students 110% and take pride in my students transformation, growth and accomplishments in their musical goals. Since I began working with takelessons in 2013, I’ve taught 10,000+ private/group lessons and classes. I work with students

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Beka R.
Patient, makes learning fun, helps tackles issues with techniques and helpful, focused lessons. =D
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Beka R.
Eric is very patient, smiles a lot and helped me tackled fingering and chord issues I was having. He helped me create a simple lesson game plan for this week of practice.

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Katy R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Musical Theatre - music composition from Pace University
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Katy R.

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songwriting, basics of guitar, open chords, performance

About Katy

Hey there, I'm Katy! I love to teach music, songwriting, and acting. I work with students of all ages, and special needs. My passion is singing and songwriting - so my time outside of teaching is filled with band rehearsal, recording, writing, and the occasional audition for musicals and plays I'm

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Thomas M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (Minors in Religion and Philosophy) from Bucknell University
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas M.

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Whether you started on an Acoustic and have crossed over to the Electric or this is your first guitar, I am ready to show you the fun of this amazing instrument! Through use of amplification, Guitars no longer relied on thick strings and hollow bodies to produce volume. This made the guitar much easier to play and therefor allowed for some huge innovations in playing technique. Bends, whammy bars, feedback, increased sustain... these are all were made possible by plugging in the instrument, so let's turn it up and rock out!!

About Thomas

I LOVE to teach and I am looking for a few more motivated students online and at my home studio on Merritt Island, Florida. Lessons are fun and motivating! Beginning students learn songs that they love while also learning basic theory and instrument technique. Advanced students will have their mind

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Jason
Tom taught my daughter for almost 3 years before moving back East. We were very sad, he is the best! My daughter always left her lessons happy and I could definitely hear her progress over time which was awesome! Highly recommend!
Tristan (.
thank you from first timer.
Jim B.
I really enjoy learning guitar theory from Thomas. He is very enthusiastic and fun.
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Jake F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelor of the Arts - Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jake F.

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Berklee Graduate with more than 15 years on guitar. I can teach any range of experience levels, and I also specialize in taking people through the steps of being able to record their own songs and produce their own demos so they can show their work to people!

I've worked as a music teacher, professional session guitarist, as a lead singer of a pop band, as a producer, as a social media manager for a music festival, and more. I try to approach each student with the utmost patience and individualism, catering the curriculum to their music tastes and experience. Happy to teach reading tabs, and learning classic rock songs, but also equally happy to teach jazz standards and talk about more advanced techniques on guitar.

I look forward to meeting you!

About Jake

Berklee Graduate. I can teach any range of experience levels, and I also specialize in taking people through the steps of being able to record their own songs and produce their own demos so they can show their work to people! I've worked as a music teacher, professional session guitarist, as a

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"Very patient and kind to my son (age 10). Excellent teacher. My son was excited to learn so much so quickly! Highly recommend him to both kids and adults!"
Catherine
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Matt has taught me electric guitar through High School and I had learned techniques beyond I thought I could ever conquer. He is a exceptional teacher and is very inspiring to my guitar playing and music capabilities."
Donny Mcneel
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"I take lessons from Dmitry to improve my chops and advance my skill as a guitarist. If you want to improve on your licks, composition skills or just starting to learn the instrument, Dmitry will help you advance your skill through a custom curriculum designed for your level and your goals."
Alex
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Dmitry C.
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"Jerry's a great teacher with a lot of patience. He's easy to connect with and always makes the lessons fun."
Chris
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jerry M.
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"Noah is a very knowledgable, encouraging and patient teacher. I learned and progressed more with him in a few weeks than I had in years. I highly recommend Noah!"
Rick
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Noah D.
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"Stellar. Sergei knows his stuff, is good at figuring out quickly where you are and helping you see a path forward. Super patient and skilled at what he does. Recommended for jazz, blues, improv and the basics."
Rob
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Sergei Z.
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"Greg is a best-in-class and excellent musician, and more importantly, he is able to translate those skills to his students in an easy-to-understand manner. I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for lessons, beginner or more, young or old."
Eric
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I have been studying with Ahmad for more than half a year now and it's been a great experience! Coming from wind instrument, my understanding of chords is seriously lacking. Ahmad addressed all my questions step by step. He's patient and motivating! If you live in the bay area and want to learn guitar, Ahmad is your best friend and teacher!"
Chi
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Greg is an incredible player with a humble attitude towards teaching. He also has helped me with all of my technical questions !"
Michael
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Donnie is a great teacher. He has good patience. He also gives you material to work which helps to keep you on track."
Herb
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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