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Joel J.

12 Reviews
Beaverton, OR
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • B.M.S. professional music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joel J.

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Joel is author of an upcoming book detailing all common, and some uncommon principles of guitar music. Having taught guitar and participated in the music performance industry since the 80's, Joel is well-acquainted with the makeup of the complete guitarist and all steps leading toward fluent musicianship. Joel's teaching style is unique to each student- tailored to the student's own love of music, or toward the intentions of parents, so as to effectively set realistic goals and to reach them.

About Joel

Joel J. took his first guitar lesson in September 1980. A lifelong student and teacher of guitar and improvisation, Joel began playing in bands at age 14. Seeking a higher awareness of guitar, he left school at U-Michigan to study at Musician's Institute in Hollywood, CA. While there, he receive

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Matty
Joel's music theory lessons are superb!
Rick
My first lesson went really well. I wanted to learn music theory as well as learn how to play.
Very knowledgeable and teaches in a way that is easy to understand.
I walked away from the first lesson with more than one 'ah-ha' moment and am excited to learn more.
Tommy R.
My son just had his first lesson but he is already excited about what he is learning. Joel is very patient and connects well with his student. Looking forward to the next one!
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Don C.

17 Reviews
Vancouver, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • B.S. Social Sciences from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Don C.

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All that I request from a student is a desire to learn. I will work with you at your pace to achieve the musical goals you have. Each student begins at a different level.

The first lesson will focus on your musical background. If you are a beginner, that's no problem. I specialize in working with beginning students to teach them all the joy and satisfaction there is in mastering an instrument.

I love to laugh and the lessons are very laid back and fun, but I desire that a student move forward and learn new techniques.

You will be playing simple songs after your first lesson. I'm asked many times by students "how long will it take until I'm good." My answer is: that is in direct proportion to the amount of time you dedicate to practicing. After a month or two, you will know how to read music and have a basic understanding of music theory.

I use various curriculum depending on the student's need. For guitar, Hal Leonard or Mel Bay.

About Don

Don brings over 38 years of teaching experience in Piano, Voice, and Guitar. His relaxed and humorous approach to music encourages students to embrace a love for the musical art. With 2 American Idol finalists to his credit, along with numerous students who have gone on to professional careers

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Riley
Great instructor. Patient, knowledgeable, and very skilled.
Desarae
Don is a fantastic teacher. He's very kind and patient. I'm glad he was the piano teacher I chose for lessons. I enjoy learning and practicing piano at my lessons.
Eric
Very good first lesson. Made me want to return.
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Tom D.

2 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Science in Music with a Minor in Psychology from University of Oregon
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Tom D.

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Pick a song you want to learn - I'll teach you how to play it! Want to learn how to write your own song? I can teach you!

I focus on your interests as a guitarist, and develop the lessons from there. I really listen and get to know you as a guitarist, a songwriter, a bandmate - however you see yourself, and help you achieve your dreams. All my lessons are rooted in a firm grasp of music theory, proper guitar technique, and a deep understanding of music history.

I've been teaching private guitar and songwriting lessons for over 10 years and have been a performing professional guitarist for 15 years. I've earned a bachelor's degree in music from the University of Oregon and have performed all over the United States and Canada in one band or another. I have extensive experience as a recording artist, and my work has been featured in several full length albums, EP's and singles as well as several independent films. I have also produced music for American Express commercials and ...

About Tom

I'm a professional guitarist, songwriter, and music producer. I graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelors of Music, specifically guitar. Every guitar player has their own unique interests and influences. I teach students to find their own voice through the instrument, all the while

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Haley
After years of working on my scales and feeling like I still didn't know my way around the guitar, Tom was able to explain how to play scales vertically in both major and minor keys in just one lesson. No one before him had been able to explain it in such a way for it to finally click for me. Since then, I feel like my shredding skills have improved 10 fold and I have fallen even more in love with playing and jamming along to my favorite songs. Tom is patient, kind, calm, and an incredibly skilled guitarist that anyone would be lucky to learn from!
Nick
Thomas Dawson is a very informative, positive, and educational guitar teacher. He’s degree in music from University of Oregon is proof of his vast musical knowledge. His focus on rhyme will be sure to help you become a great guitar player. Above all he is a great person and fun to be around. After taking lessons with Tom my guitar skills and musicality vastly improved. I highly recommend him has a teacher.

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raphael B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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raphael B.

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Flamenco guitar lessons with Raphael are unique because he grew up, and studied in Spain. And knows all the secrets that you can only learn by living, and working with some of the best Flamenco artists of today. He can teach you how to accompany singing, and how to accompany dancers. As well as teaching full solo pieces. He has been playing guitar for over 25 years, and has toured the world. As well as playing in the opening ceremonies in Barcelona for the 1992 Olympics. He has worked artists such as El Farruquito, El Toromb, and El Manzanita. Just to mention a few. Raphael also speaks Spanish, German,and English. And is a very patient teacher, and gives great attention to detail.

About raphael

Hi! My name is Raphael, and I am a Flamenco guitarist. I've been playing for over 25 years, and lived in Spain for over 10 years. I have had the pleasure of traveling the world playing guitar and working with some of the best Flamenco artists from Spain, as well as here in the U.S. I am a full ti

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Mike
I've worked with Raphael numerous times over the years. An excellent guitarist and teacher.
Stuart
I have been taking Flamenco Guitar lessons with Raphael since I moved to New York. It has been a wonderful experience! There are a few things about him that set him apart from other teachers i have worked with:
1. He is extremely patient - but at the same time points out when you are not in compas. If you have played flamenco before you know how important it is to get that correct - and he holds you accountable to the compas which is very helpful.
2. He intermixes exercises and falsetas in a helpful way. My fear with flamenco is that I wind up with a lot of falsetas that I can't really play right. Raphael is not afraid of giving you some exercises to grind on to get your techniques and timing up to par.
3. He is well connected in the NY flamenco world so you know what is happening and can hear a lot of flamenco out in the city.

My experience has been delightful. If you are looking to learn flamenco guitar and want to sound authentic and in compas- I would recommend Raphael unreservedly. Also he is a great guy to spend time with which is always a plus!
Nathalie
Raphael has been studying, teaching and performing throughout the United States and Europe with the top artists in the world of flamenco. Coming from an artistic family, he has grown up with the dedication,creativity and passion needed to become the unique musician he is. Raphael's vast knowledge and experience has helped people of all ages and levels of playing to learn, improve and grow.
Don't miss the opportunity to work with him!
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Garrett M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Distribution and Logistics from East Carolina University
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Garrett M.

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I can play any number of styles from blues and country to hard rock and heavy metal I've been playing guitar for about 15 years now. I know music theory very well and I'm great with making the theory part fun to learn while teaching to play a style that the student prefers. I'm an easy going guy and really patient. I make the promise to every student that I will give them every bit of effort and support I can to propel them in their music career. I'm one of those people who gets along with everybody and I like to make my lessons fun for each student.

About Garrett

I've been playing guitar for about 15 years now and I've played in just about every type of band. After playing in a metal band for about 5 years I switched over to a classic rock group for a couple years. In both of those groups I was lead guitar/lead vocals. Now for the last few years I've bee

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Dave F.
Great lesson, loads to learn!!!
Brad
I tried learning guitar a number of years ago. Garrett was great getting me started back into guitar. He quickly got me going with some simple chords and techniques. He has a strong understanding of guitar and makes it easy to understand. + he can play anything!
Derrick
What can I say about Garrett. I have never met a better guitarist in my 20 years of playing. Taking lessons with him was one of the best decisions I ever made. I would pay him double. No matter the guitar style, Garrett seems to have played it for years and has real insight on any of the different styles from Blues, to Country, to Rock, to Classic Rock, to Metal. He helped me not just learn riffs or songs but scales and has bug in teaching me more advanced music theory as well. He truly is the perfect mix of good person and amazing guitarist. Don’t miss the chance to learn from one of the best no matter your skill level!
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Alec D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2018
  • B.S in Education & Social Policy from Northwestern University
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Alec D.

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I am a lifelong musician passionate about guitar improvisation - I pride myself on being able to play over any song within 30 seconds of hearing it. I am so excited to share my experience with you all so that you can experience the same joy that I do every time I learn a new song.

About Alec

I am a lifelong musician, songwriter and music producer and I am so excited to have the opportunity to share my experience with you!!! I am excited to work with you to learn the songs that YOU love, and learn how to develop your own style in the process. I specialize in guitar improvisation, and

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Nicole
Alec is super encouraging and positive! His lesson plans are thorough and adaptive!

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"Jordan is really patient with our boys. He teaches our older son (11 yrs old) piano and our younger son (9 years old) guitar. They are both making progress."
Oskar
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan M.
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I've been taking lessons from Anthony G. for over a month now, and his ability to make the lessons easy to understand has helped my guitar playing tenfold. His method of teaching makes it easy to understand guitar fundamentals and theory. He's a great guitar player and by far the best teacher I've ever had. Anthony is not just a teacher, but a guitar coach and mentor! I would recommend him to anyone that's interested in taking lessons."
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Took Guitar lessons from Anthony G.
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jerry is the best! Knowledgeable in all things music, he can help you not only learn your instrument but also the music theory that goes along with it. I still use his warm ups and practice routines he wrote out for me to this day (and it’s been 12+ years since he taught me!) Highly recommended."
Zach
Took Guitar lessons from Jerry M.
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael L.
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"We are so happy that we finally found a trained musician to teach my 13 yo son. Now my husband and I are taking lessons from William also. I feel that I finally have found the key to open up my music talent! Lol. William is very dedicated teacher and musician. He is skillful and he knows exactly what his students can do to make progress. Our time with him is very productive. If you want your kids to enjoy learning guitar in an encouraging environment, William is a great instructor. His time is valuable and he makes it worth your time."
Oanh
Took Guitar lessons from William C.
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"I really love Rhonda , she is very supportive , motivate you no matter what lever you are ...
She explain really nice every single detail and have a lot of patience ... She is also open to listen to you and willing to answer any question you have ...
What I really love the most about her that she just guide you but let you chose the music and what you want to play ... And encourage you to follow what you love to play ...
She is awesome !"
Loredana
Took Guitar lessons from Rhonda S.
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Took Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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Edwin I. is a great teacher. He focuses on what you want to learn as opposed to drilling music theory and scales. While these are very important, primarily focusing on them could make it easy to lose interest in playing the instrument."
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Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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