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Jordan R.

Nashville, TN

About Jordan

I received my education at the University of Wisconsin, majoring in Jazz Guitar. I've studied with some of the best guitarists in the Midwest, and have performed live and in recording studios all across the country in a variety of styles (Rock, Metal, Bluegrass, Jazz, Classical, Country). I've performed internationally, and my playing has been featured on several prime time television shows. I've always had a love of music, and it’s a passion that I try to instill in all of my students!

Through focus on note reading, chords, improvisation, and technique, I try to give my students tools that
they can take with them throughout their musical journey, whether playing music for fun or professionally!

*** Lesson Details ***
I like to be laid back and very individual with my approach. I always introduce a curriculum designed to teach basic chords, note reading, and basic theory, but I also understand that each student has a particular set of interests, and I want to inspire them to follow those interests. Whether it's Rock, Blues, Country, Folk, or Classical, I want to give my students the tools and understanding that they need to excel at the music that drives them.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect my students to have everything that they need to practice the materials that I give them, including an instrument, amplifier and tuner if necessary, and a music stand. I provide all lesson materials.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in rock, country, metal, blues, and jazz with an emphasis on theory and technique.
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Caleb B. January 3, 2016
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Jordan was a very excellent teacher. He was very well spoken and very patient. Jordan brought humor into his teachings and it was well appreciated. I look forward to the next lesson.
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Joshua B. January 3, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Jordan was kind and knowledgable. He has a true passion for teaching!
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Ellie A. December 2, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
My daughter had a great first lesson with Jordan. She really liked his teaching style, how he taught her step by step. She is looking forward to next week!
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Jordan R.

Nashville, TN 37211
(10)
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Evan C.

Nashville, TN

Comprehensive study of music

About Evan

Born and raised in New Jersey, Evan Michael Coniglio was surrounded by music from a young age. His father, Salvatore Coniglio, a talented guitarist dreamed that each of his children would learn a different instrument. After Evan’s eldest brother claimed the guitar, Evan reluctantly picked up the bass at the age of 13. At first, Evan was not happy: It was heavy, and it hurt his fingers. But Evan quickly learned to love the power the bass had over the bandstand and after a few lessons, it was clear that the instrument fit him like a glove.

He soon began to perform with high school rock bands
, sneaking into local bars and clubs for weekend gigs. A newfound appreciation for upright bass led Evan to start his own trio, sparking a love of R&B and Jazz music that thrives in him to this day. Late in his high school career, he began to set his eye on top music schools, hoping to pursue his craft professionally. He wanted to play with the best, learn from the best and become the best.

In 2007 he was invited to attend Berklee College of Music, an opportunity he would not take for granted. Boston was a whole new world for Evan and he quickly began joining up-and-coming artists for live and studio sessions. His initial efforts paid off in 2009 as he was selected to perform in the American Songbook Concert featuring Burt Bacharach and Grammy award-winning singer Paula Cole.

Evan graduated from Berklee in 2011 and Evan has split the last several years between studio gigs and touring with renown international acts. Evan has worked as the live and studio bassist for Jazz/Pop vocalist Nikki Yanofsky, the touring bassist for Country singer Nicole Frechette, the bassist and songwriter for R&B group Biscuits & Gravy, and tours with Virtuoso Guitarist Johnny A.

In 2013 Evan worked with executive producer Quincy Jones and recorded a live session documentary at Capitol Records Evan will spend the Summer on an international tour with Nikki Yanofsky.

Throughout 2014-15 He has been the bassist for Johnny A. Touring Nationally and Internationally with the highly acclaimed guitarist.

He currently resides in Nashville, TN
He soon began to perform with high school rock bands, sneaking into local bars and clubs for weekend gigs. A new-found appreciation for upright bass led Evan to start his own trio, sparking a love of R&B and Jazz music that thrives in him to this day. Late in his high school career, he began to set his eye on top music schools, hoping to pursue his craft professionally. He wanted to play with the best, learn from the best and become the best.

In 2007 he was invited to attend Berklee College of Music, an opportunity he would not take for granted. Boston was a whole new world for Evan and he quickly began joining up-and-coming artists for live and studio sessions. His initial efforts paid off in 2009 as he was selected to perform in the American Songbook Concert featuring Burt Bacharach and Grammy award-winning singer Paula Cole.

Evan graduated from Berklee in 2011 and has split the last several years between studio gigs and touring with renown international acts. Currently, Evan works as the live and studio bassist for Jazz/Pop vocalist Nikki Yanofsky, the touring bassist for Country singer Nicole Frechette, and as the bassist for Boston-based R&B group Biscuits & Gravy.

In the last year alone, Evan has worked with executive producers Quincy Jones and Rod Temperton and recorded a live session documentary at Capitol Records featuring Herbie Hancock. Evan will spend the Summer of 2013 on an international tour with Nikki Yanofsky before returning to Boston, Massachusetts where he currently resides.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Drum Set
Guitars
Keyboards
Basses
Amps
Studio Gear

*** Travel Equipment ***
Whatever I need to bring I will

*** Specialties ***
Funk, Jazz, Rock, R&B, Pop, ect
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Billy May 24, 2016
Evan was a great Bass teacher. I had fun every lesson and got significantly better at the instrument.
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Scott May 24, 2016
Bass Guitar · In home
Extremely knowledgeable, patient and makes learning the bass fun and easy.
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Drew May 17, 2016
Drum · In studio
Evan is an amazing teacher and made the process really fun!
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Evan C.

Nashville, TN 37204
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$30 / 30-min
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Jordan M.

Goodlettsville, TN

I focus on making the music learning process fun by encouraging creativity and keeping my students on their toes. I take the student's interests and turn them into teachable moments. Expect the unexpected! I have been teaching drum set for 10 years and would love to help my all students reach their musical goals! I cover multiple styles, history, maintenance, grooves, fills, and much more.

About Jordan

Hey, my name is Jordan M. and I can't wait to play music with you! I've been teaching music since 2005 and have loved helping my students learn to read music, tackle auditions, play at a higher level, and appreciate all sorts of music. I went to The University of Akron and earned a Masters Degree in Percussion Performance and I also have a Bachelors Degree in Music Education. I'm a determined and open minded person and my teaching style is always catered to your learning needs I look forward to meeting you and helping you reach your goals!
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Greg Hasselblad August 24, 2015
Drum · In studio
Verified Student
This is our first time using take lessons and we've had a great experience. Jordan has been easy to work with and has quickly built a rapport with our son. Thomas is excited about his lessons and is learning each time. Highly recommend Jordan.
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Jordan M.

Goodlettsville, TN 37072
(1)
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Ernest C.

Nashville, TN

I've been playing drums for 20 years, and can show you the fundamentals of grooves, playing by ear, reading charts, and playing in many different styles.

About Ernest

I teach proper technique, repetitive strain injury prevention, harmony, theory, songwriting, playing by ear, reading and writing music, improvisation, composition, four-part writing, arranging, orchestration, lyric writing, band rehearsal techniques, solo and band performance skills, music technology, Sibelius, ProTools, Reason, studio production, and engineering skills.

With 12 years of professional teaching experience in offering private lessons on bass, piano, guitar, drums, songwriting and composition, my objective is to help my students discover their potential as musicians, reach it a
nd then transcend it. I am in the business of positively influencing their attitudes and habits, giving structure and meaning to their musical journeys in a way that will guide them for the rest of their lives.
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Olivia July 26, 2016
Piano · In studio
Our daughter absolutely loves taking lessons with Ernest. She has improved dramatically and looks forward to her lessons. Ernest is funny, patient, kind, and makes learning a joy. K really enjoys learning the "why" behind things and has been fascinated by his unique way of explaining musical theory. I highly recommend Ernest as a teacher.
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Sophie July 12, 2016
Piano · In studio
Ernest is super funny and an amazing guy to hang out with during lessons. Of course, he's able to get down to business when needed. I've been able to benefit from his teaching greatly, I've definitely improved in piano. He's a pretty relaxed guy who's an amazing musician and teacher.
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Chuck July 11, 2016
Piano · In studio
Our son became a musician because of Ernest. It really is that simple. Ernest tailors his lessons to the individual student and finds THE way to inspire each of his students to a profound love of music and the discovery of the musician within. Our son, within a couple of weekly lessons with Ernest, was getting up in the mornings early to play... Coming home from school and going straight to the piano... Ernest is deeply gifted at finding what makes the student tick and it is because of how much Ernest sincerely loves teaching music.
"Best Instructor Ever" is an understatement.
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Ernest C.

Ernest C.

Nashville, TN 37211
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$30 / 30-min
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Slaven L.

Madison, TN

As a Berklee College of Music graduate, I had a chance to learn from some of the greatest drummers in the world.This helped to create my teaching method.
First, I like to hear my new student play a simple drum groove first.This way I can hear student`s unique sound, feel his(her) time, and see his(her) technique! After that, I prefer to set up the "goals" with the student and establish what the student wants to achieve.
Every student gets a personalized program and it is very important to organize the lesson in a way that makes it the most effective for student

About Slaven

Hi, my name is Slaven Ljujic and I teach DRUMS but I also teach MUSIC THEORY. I graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and I have over 4 years of experience in teaching drums and music theory to all level students.
First thing I like to do with my new student is to hear him(her) play the groove along to the music, or just to hear student play a simple drum groove.This way I can hear student`s unique sound, feel his(her) time, and see his(her) technique! After that, I prefer to set up the "goals" with the student and establish what the student wants to achieve.  
Every student
gets a personalized program and approach from me. I think it is very important to organize the lesson in a way that makes it the most effective for the student . Student interested in many styles of music (jazz, funk, rock, blues, latin, gipsy...) can count on being able to learn more about each one .
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Amber June 12, 2016
Drum · In studio
My son, Jack, was taking drum lessons from Slaven for a long time! Slaven has a lot of patience and knows how to give knowledge in an easy and fun way! My son loved to practice while he was taking lessons from Slaven and he did all his homework as soon as he would get home.
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Milan June 12, 2016
Drum · In studio
Slaven helped me prepare for my Berklee audition. His insights and exercises made me a much better player. Also a great and fun person!
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Nino S. June 12, 2016
Drum · In home
Slaven is one of the most creative players I've had the opportunity to work with!
He's highly professional, pushes students out of their comfort zone and making you really listen what you're playing. If you want to hear drastic improvement in your playing, especially groove and raise the awareness of music as a whole in a band setting, Slaven's the best choice. He was taught by renowned drummers and he's a person with loads of experiences in music industry.

Aside of being great artist, he's kind, easy going and funny person you'll have great time with in teaching environment. Highly recommend taking lessons with him!
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Slaven L.

Slaven L.

Madison, TN 37115
(3)
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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