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Jason M.

100 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jason M.

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Bluegrass, Claw-hammer, Southern Rock, 5-string, 4-string Tenor, Metal, Rock, Pop and Country

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2005, Jason M. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring multiple-camera angles and a share screen experience leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 15 years and teaching music since 1996. Although trained in standard tea

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!
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Jared J.

79 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Associates Degree (General/Music) from Pasadena City College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jared J.

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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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Rob
I have had several lessons with Jared. I highly recommended him. He is patient, encouraging and a skilled teacher. He helps you with the pieces of music that you want to learn.
Carlos
After waiting for 73 years to try to learn how to play the accordion, I am glad that I found this instructor Jared, online. I have never touched an accordion in my life. Yesterday I had my very first lesson with him. He was in California and I in Rhode Island. Yet, it was so practical and even better than both of us personally together. Jared was pleasant and easy-going explaining and demonstrating each step so nicely and clearly. I was not too sure that a virtual lesson would be ideal but now I am convinced that this is the best way to go. If anyone wants to learn an instrument, Jared is the man to contact. It doesn't matter if you are in the same area as him or you are in Portugal or China. The whole process is so easy and simple. Don't wait as I did, just go for it.
Charlie N.
Jared displays an excellent ability to tune into exactly the kind of both teaching and nurturing I need as an adult learner.

Gus C.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Gus C.

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I have been teaching banjo for 4+ years to people of all ages. We can focus on whatever you're interested in, whether it be clawhammer or bluegrass style. I can easily accompany you on guitar while we build up your repertoire of performable tunes.

About Gus

Hello future students! I am a multi-instrumentalist and teacher of many instruments. I love music and teaching equally and strive to make learning music FUN, even if we are just working on the basics. I have taught hundreds students of all ages over the last 4 years and have witnessed a very pos

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Chris C.
Gus was super knowledgeable, patient and fun to work with. He directed the lessons skillfully and we were able to make good progress together. He is friendly, open to conversation, and can tell you everything about Abelton and more!
Dan
Gus seemed knowledgable and we got right to work on key areas to improve in a fun and friendly way.
Elaine M.
Gus is great! Super patient and creative in helping me. elaine

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Ani K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Armenian, Turkish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • A.S. - Guitar Major from Kingsborough Community College
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Ani K.

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Online Banjo Teacher

Learn to read music and hand positions.

About Ani

Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ​ I've been teaching music to ch

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Juanita
Ani is very patient & awesome!!!
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Deika E.
Ani is wonderful, she is patient, thorough and her teaching style is easy to understand and follow. I am happy to have found her. Thank you, Deika

Joshua K.

Teaches Online
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  • Secondary Music Education Instrumental from Ottawa University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua K.

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Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has studied instrumental music education including areas of classical music, jazz, theory, history, and improvisation.

About Joshua

Experienced with students of all ages, backgrounds, and styles. Josh has been playing and performing music for over 13 years. He has achieved a bachelor's degree in instrumental music education and has experience as an instructor teaching private students and group classes for over 7 years. He has

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Ben E.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • History from American University
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Ben E.

4 Reviews
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I can teach five string bluegrass, old time or folk banjo playing or four string tenor banjo. I can give you the basics of chords as well as the types of right hand technique you need to pick or pluck.

About Ben

Benjamin is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical Operett

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Alex R.
Fantastic instructor. Ben started at the basic foundational instruction (including how best to hold the pick) and together we built a custom practice outline that has helped me to achieve my goals.
esther T.
Awesome first lesson! Looking forward to many more.
John Cardoza
Patient, highly knowledgeable. Works quickly and efficiently; making the most of our hour together. Looking forward to the next lesson!

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"My first lesson with Ryan went very well. I look forward to continuing our lessons. He is very knowledgeable and friendly to work with."
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"Mike has made my attempt to learn banjo a great and pleasant experience. I look forward to his lessons."
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"This produst was a great way to find a banjo teacher, when we had no idea where to even start looking.

Mrs. Fegan is a great instructor, who can explain things on all levels to make sure your child is truly learning. She has a fun disposition and you can tell she really enjoys teaching. My son loves her, learns more than just the banjo at lessons. She is very patient, yet expects my son to do his part too. We have been with her for a year, and now my son has added Baritone lessons as well, because of the encouragement and support, and respect she gives my son. Best teacher we have ever had! I truly believe Mrs. Fegan could teach my son anything, because she teaches the way a person seems to learn at their own ability."
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"Patient and knowledgeable, good teacher! First lesson went great, I feel I have learned a lot already."
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Took Banjo lessons from Robert M.
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"Ryan is very flexible and accommodating. I took a banjo lesson and a mandolin lesson from him. He helped me transition easily between instruments. He also was most willing to indulge my love of Irish music. I found him to be relaxed and yet encouraging."
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Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"I am a 60+ guy that had gotten a banjo for Christmas. I had one many, many years ago and I wanted to start again with lessons. With Take a Lesson I met up with Ryan. Here is a Kool layed back kinda guy that is a musician and a real good instructor. He has taken me from zero to cords and rolls. He listens well and is flexible enough that you learn at your own speed. Get in line for this Guy. Thanks Ryan!"
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"Dan is a patient and encouraging teacher. Even after taking months off I was able to pick up a song after just one lesson because he breaks everything down to your skill level. I highly recommend him for banjo or any music lessons!"
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