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Dmitry C.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Dmitry C.

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I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical guitar skills. I specialize in rock.
First, I will determine your level and purpose of classes. In the first lesson for beginners, I usually give basic information about the guitar (for example, the history of the guitar, the structure of the guitar, the correct fit when playing the guitar, tuning the guitar)

About Dmitry

Hello there! My name is Dmitry C. I graduated from music school, college, and university of music. I have a lot of experience playing in different teams, I compose music. I can play classical guitar, acoustic guitar, and electric guitar. I have two contracts with music companies, I collaborate

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Mark
Great teaching skills. Highly recommended !
Alex
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.
Jenny
Great instructor! I saw lots of improvement from week to week. Passionate teacher, who gave me great exercises, and understanding to improve my skills. Would recommend to work with him!

Cory J.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor's in Music, Guitar Performance from Hunter College
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Cory J.

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I've been playing bass guitar for about 6 years, playing in a variety of styles and getting to know the instrument as a writing tool.

About Cory

Hello and welcome all! My name is Cory Jacobs, I'm a Brooklyn born guitarist, educator, and composer, and I'm thrilled that you are reading this, because that means you're interested in pursuing music. I have been teaching and performing for around ten years, and plan on teaching for the rest of my

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Peter
Cory was an excellent, energetic, and helpful instructor! I was picking up guitar from scratch, and his approach was easy going and approachable. Able to provide insight and information on the greater complexities and intricacies of advanced guitar play while imparting the fundamentals and building blocks to establish a foundation of skills & knowledge.
Mary B.
Cory is an excellent teacher. He is thoughtful and has plenty of patience in his teaching methods. My daughter has progressed an awful lot in such a short time. She really enjoys learning to play the guitar with his guidance. I would highly recommend Cory to anyone who would like to learn to play guitar.
Tanmay
Cory is very clearly extremely knowledgeable about a breadth of music, and is also a very enthusiastic teacher.
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Noah D.

11 Reviews
Carteret, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English (North American)
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Noah D.

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Whether you're a beginner, an intermediate or advanced, my bass guitar lessons cater to all!

All ages are welcome! We will definitely learn songs, but in order to truly become an amazing musician you must also focus on building strong technique. Taking lessons with me will ensure that you’ll be able to learn songs and parts by ear. No more tabs! Here’s what we’ll focus on:
- building technique
- transcribing songs and solos
- learning theory
- ear training
- learning to read

Feel free to message me at any time if you have any questions!

About Noah

Hello and thank you for showing interest in lessons with me! My name is Noah and I’ve been a musician for 15 years. I graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts with a Bachelors degree in Jazz composition. When I first started playing the guitar I loved 80’s and classic ro

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Mason M.
Gave great honest feedback. Had great understanding of what student will be required to do in auditions. Took his time to really understand the students interests and talent evaluation to develop a plan suited for them
Marcos Cancado
Great experience!! Noah understood my musical needs and immediately started to help me with my skills limitations.

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Joel G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Arts - Arts Management w/ Major Emphasis in Music from University of Arizona
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Joel G.

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With my instruction, we'll aim to explore and hopefully master true harmonic and rhythmic support within an ensemble. I will focus deeply on pocket, vibe, accuracy, musicality, non cerebral expression, and most importantly, the art of being an in demand solid-as-a-rock bass player. We will work music theory, warm ups, learn and analyze essential bass lines, bass line composition, learn songs we love and more.

About Joel

My biggest asset as a teacher is that i'm also (and probably more importantly) an in demand, working bass player in Los Angeles. I play gigs of all sizes locally and throughout the world and also participate in major network recording sessions for both film and television. Most recently, I played b

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Emily
In the few months I've been studying with Joel, my bass playing has totally transformed. I had experience as a guitarist, but wanted to delve into the idiosyncrasies of bass playing so I could craft better parts for recording projects. Joel has helped me refine my technique, broaden my understanding of harmony in popular music, and develop a deep, authentic pocket. Now I'm playing bass like a bassist; not a guitarist (there's a big difference)!
Jeff
I’m a professional drummer who has been taking bass lessons with Joel for the last year. I’m so grateful to be taking lessons with a professional bassist who is actually working in the industry! He’s a great guy and has a wealth of inside information on what it takes to be a touring and recording bassist. I’d recommend Joel to students of all ages levels. Thank you, Joel!
Jonathan
Joel is such an amazing teacher! He knows so much about the bass and has excellent taste in music. I had so much fun learning more about how to groove better and improve my tone. I look forward to more lessons with him in the future!

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mark B.

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I custom build a lesson plan for each individual student's needs and goals.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. I now perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started playing guitar at age 9, and recorded 2 si

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Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.
Tomas
Best instructor ever
Scott F.
great slide lesson today - really patient and effective teaching - breaking the song down and getting into technique - thank you Mark!!
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John B.

93 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

93 Reviews
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Bass lessons are given to the very beginner up to more advanced players. The lessons include instructions in note reading, theory, improvisation and repertoire building. Through the use of specified books, exercises, and songs, students will learn how to play various styles of music including Rock, Blues, Jazz and Country. All levels are welcomed.

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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"Well, for starters, Marc is a great teacher (and all around great guy). My decision to choose Marc was solely based on his student's reviews. Do yourself a favor and look no further. If you really want to learn and quickly absorb the lessons, choose Marc. I'm learning quite a bit and although I thought that I'd be struggling, I'm picking up things rather quickly due to his style of teaching/explaining."
Damon
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"Very excellent teacher! Funny and clever"
Henry
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kevin T.
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"Stress Free and Tailored to You

John provides balanced lessons tailored to your level and how much you want to work. Learning music fundamentals and songs are seamlessly mixed. He has a laid back style, which is great."
JANET
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"I have been studying with him online for some time now and I can only say is that he is a true teacher. Really enjoy taking you lessons!"
Kyle
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"We feel very lucky finding a teacher like Dave. He teaches my 11 yrs old Bass at our home. We trust him completely with our child, he's always pleasant, smiles and on-time. He's knowledgeable in his trade and our son likes working with him. We would and will recommend him to anyone that's looking for a music teacher."
Sophia
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Dave M.
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"Jeff Stetson is & has been my #1 recommendation to learn to play music for 20+ years!

Jeff was probably the best thing to happen to me as a teenager. I took bass lessons from Jeff for 5 years & in that time, my world of music expanded as did my skills in playing music. My lessons with Jeff prepared me well enough to enter into college level music courses. If I had an audition, Jeff zeroed in on what I needed to know & helped me get the gig. His study techniques work, if you work em'! He will show you what you want & you will get a whole lot more. Ask him about the Louie Louie/Wild Thing thread & you will get the history & learn to play R-n-R, the Blues, R.n.B, Funk. & the foundations of Jazz. All levels, all styles, Jeff Stetson is my #1 recommendation for learning music. Thanks Jeff, I am positive you helped keep me out of trouble & possibly jail too."
Matt
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Andrew is down to earth, but amazing when it comes to understanding music and communicating it well. I look forward to each lesson."
Steven
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"Christian is an excellent teacher. He listens to what I'm interested in and makes the lessons enjoyable. I would highly recommend."
Tim
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Christian R.
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"Bill was great! So happy to be learning foundations and proper technique... excited to do my "homework" practice and continue improving for our next lesson!"
Allie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"Really like Steve's teaching ! Very easy and simplified instruction.Thank you ! Can't wait for the next Lessons."
Michael Rodriguez
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Stephen L.
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