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Joel J.

Tampa, FL

I earned my B.A. in music performance on guitar. I am classically trained. I believe very strongly that classical technique enhances all areas of guitar playing, therefore I embrace all areas of guitar playing. I have been playing for 13 years.

About Joel

Hi! I have been teaching for over seven years and am no stranger to the stage. While majoring in music performance at the University of West Georgia, I performed with jazz ensembles, guitar quartets, and percussion ensembles. I also performed many solo classical guitar recitals. The only thing I love more than performing, is teaching and sharing music.

*** Lesson Details ***
My lessons generally include three parts with content depending on your level of experience: technique, repertoire, and theory. I am an enthusiastic although laid back teacher, however I do push my students in order
for them to realize themselves as a musician. I like to have fun with lessons because music is fun and I enjoy it. I hope you do too!

Literature used in lessons:

New Dimensions in Classical Guitar for Children, By Sonia Michelson

The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method

Diatonic Major and Minor Scales, By Andres Segovia

Guitar Aerobics, By Troy Nelson

John Brimhall's Complete Theory Notebook, by of course John Brimhall

*** Studio Equipment ***
The In-Studio lessons are taught in the living room with 3 guitars, 1 bass, and an amp. Seating available. No pets.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide everything needed during the first lessons. After which the student shall provide a music stand, tuner, guitar, and all literature.

*** Specialties ***
Specialty in classical guitar, improvisation, and music theory.
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Anthony D. July 29, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Very patient and wiling to explain the details and reasons behind what you are learning.
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Kolton D. July 15, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
I am so impressed with Joel. My son loves him. He is so patient, laid-back and easy going. But he is also very knowledgable and motivated. Great guy. Great teacher. We're very happy.
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Austin L. May 15, 2015
Classical Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I've had several different musical teachers throughout my life and I must say that I never really enjoyed any of them. Classes always seemed boring, far too structured, and like work instead of play. Once I started meeting with Joel though, my perception was greatly changed.

I love learning from Joel because he is enthusiastic and excellent at communicating music theory and technique. It never really feels like we have an exact structure that we have to follow but he always manages to keep me progressing. Regardless if I come in one day and just feel like jamming or if I want to raddle my brain with music theory all lesson, Joel is prepared and happy to do either.

I will highly recommend anyone to Joel that would like to learn to play in the classical style. He keeps the fire alive, truly loves his music, and is very passionate about it. These are the keys that bring beauty, creativity, and fun to the part of music, studying it proficiently, that can be frustrating or boring.

After a decade of failed teachers and being solely self taught, I couldn't be happier that I found a great teacher like Joel.
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Joel J.

Tampa, FL 33635
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$25 / 30-min
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Norman T.

Lutz, FL

I have been teaching guitar for 23 years. I emphasize the details of good technique and reading music skills. You will learn and develop the basics so that you can progress to any style of music you would like to play. Picking and finger style guitar are both offered. Begin making music on the guitar today!

About Norman

I have recently located to the Tampa, Florida area and I live in Lutz. I have enjoyed teaching and helping students of all ages for 24 years in achieving their goals in learning to play their instruments. Educated at Columbus State University with a Music Education degree, I teach many instruments including piano, guitar, including Classical style, banjo, saxophone and clarinet. If you would like to start on the trumpet or trombone, I can help you as well. I specialize in working with the first time beginner, giving them a solid foundation in instrumental technique and musical knowledge, as
well as helping those who have some experience on their instruments and who are looking to advance.

*** Lesson Details ***
My goal for every student is to experience learning their instrument in an environment that is both encouraging and rewarding. I exhibit patience with the student knowing what it takes to develop new skills and I work hard in helping each student feel at ease in expressing themselves. I have used many different materials over the years, depending on the individual student's needs and desires to play their music. I do stress learning to read music notation so that you can approach with confidence any piece of music that you would like to play. With the proper dedication, every student can enjoy making music in a short period of time, getting better and better along their musical journey.

*** Specialties ***
I have used many of the published methods for all of the instruments over the years. I am always open to any approach that will work for any given student.
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Bob P. September 22, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
very detailed/structrered and patient...! very pleased with the manner in which Norman is delivering the lessons. Bob
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Paul D. July 14, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Norman is a great teacher. Not only is he able to teach how to play piano, but he also teaches enough theory to understand the music.
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Jordan D. April 6, 2013
Saxophone
Verified Student
Top notch teacher.

Norman is an excellent teacher. I have been with him for just over a month now and I have came leaps and bounds. It's my first instrument that I have tried to learned and I can read music and play duets with him. He's friendly and very knowledgeable of the material also. I would say that in a couple months I will be dazzling my friends and family. So if your thinking about an instructor then Norman would be a great investment.
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Norman T.

Lutz, FL 33559
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$30 / 30-min
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Chrissy D.

Tampa, FL

My Guitar lessons are modern and fun. I use many different tools to teach guitar... books by Hal Leonard, authentic guitar tab song book, Rock & Pop music written for guitar. I also use the latest music gear, software/programs like Rocksmith, Garageband, Slash Amplitude,iRig, Line 6, Fender, Roland and more
I've been teaching for over 15 years. I teach all ages. Some of my students are successful working musicians on tour. Most just play for fun. No matter what your goal I can help you along the way.
I teach each student differently and provide a custom lesson based on the student. I want you to play the guitar and have fun while learning! I stay current and up to date on all new music. I play lead guitar for 3 different bands/artist including a former American Idol Finalist from season 5. I play shows almost every weekend and sometimes travel out of state to play concerts. I am mainly a Rock guitarist I do cross over to pop and modern country.

About Chrissy

I have had a great deal of experience teaching guitar to kids and adults, both individually and in groups. I have given 1000's of guitar lessons. I also have real world playing experience I've toured all over the USA with different bands/artists. I am lead guitarist for American Idol Finalist Melissa McGhee. I use many different tools to teach guitar. I teach each student differently and provide a custom lesson based on the student. I want you to play the guitar and have fun while learning!

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I will go over your goals and work out a plan that works for you!
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Amanda Y. October 8, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Chrissy is always punctual and professional. After just three lessons I am seeing great improvements not only in my daughters guitar skills, but her confidence as well. She is also working with my husband. He is enjoying the lessons and is inspired by observing her rip out some rock tunes.
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Liz B. August 16, 2014
Guitar · In home
She was very good at explaining everything to me. It was a very great experience and I recommend if you want to start learning. You really get your money's worth.
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Chrissy D.

Tampa, FL 33618
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$35 / 30-min
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William B.

Dunedin, FL

The guitar is an incredibly fun instrument. It takes only three chords to unlock hundreds of well known songs. I have been helping many people learn new songs and techniques for over ten years, in turn I have made many friendships, I have traveled, and gained a good amount of knowledge and experience to pass on to you. The lessons I offer will be unique to each student based on your interests and pace of learning.

About William

Welcome to my profile! My name is William B. everyone calls me Will.

I have been teaching mainly guitar and songwriting here and there for about ten years. I started playing guitar seventeen years ago at age eleven. I began writing my own songs at age thirteen and haven't stopped since. I am an artist above all things, and meditate frequently for continuous inspiration and insight. I graduated high school in 2005, now I am a full time student at SPC. I am going for my A.S. in Music Industry Recording Arts degree. It has been said a good teacher will remain a student. With me you will learn
at a pace that is comfortable for you, yet challenging and encouraging. I would like you to have a pleasant experience, which is why patience, tolerance, and communication are very important to me. To sum it up I am an artist, musician, writer, student, and teacher, eager to learn more, and inspired to pass it on.

Please feel free to call Takelessons for any questions you may have!
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Jasmin A. March 16, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
William Beck is an amazing teacher. He's incredibly knowledgeable in his instruments, as well as patient and laid back with his students. He's made learning guitar for me extremely fun and easy. I would recommend him to anybody that has a desire to learn music :)
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Yvette M. January 22, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
I feel so incredibly happy to have found such a great teacher. William has helped me advance and grow as a guitarist, allowing me to feel more confident in my abilities such as songwriting, individual style and guitar technique. William has a unique, wonderful teaching style. I am pleased with my progress and I am very excited about my future in music.

Thank you William!!!
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William B.

Dunedin, FL 34698
(2)
starting at
$15 / 15-min
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Dan C.

Dunedin, FL

I love music and music is my life. Experienced Guitar teacher of over 30 years. My approach to teaching, is to inspire my students from the beginner to intermediate levels of all ages. I enjoy teaching students who have challenges as well. Anyone can learn how to play the guitar. My lessons are tailored to the students interest, to include building a strong foundation of your guitar skills. I enjoy teaching many styles of music. I use The Mel Bay Guitar Method to learn how to read music, or can chose, to learn charts or learning to play by ear or the combination of all of the above. Lets begin today.

About Dan

I began playing guitar age 5. Studied music for 6 years... my1st group at age 12... joined musicians union age 14. Professional musician over 20 years. Moved to Hollywood, Ca. became a studio musician, played on Merv Griffin Show, and many other TV appearances and recorded sound tracks in movies and most important... played with some fabulous musicians and had a lot of fun.
I am proficient on Guitar and Bass.
Today, being a musician in praise and worship on both instruments since 1980.
I have lived in the Tampa area since 1988.
I want to pass down my experience to......"YOU".....my
approach is more application and building a strong foundation, keeping music exciting. My students can play music in their 1st lesson. Playing Guitar or Bass is fun and exciting, any one can learning how. Learning how read music is one approach, or we can just dive into the instrument, and begin any way you want to learn.
I want my students know that your dreams can come true, my desire is to give you the tools to begin your journey in music as I have made mine.
Dan C.
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Ted kraft August 15, 2015
Guitar · In home
Dan is by no means a beginner. With his seniority of age he can play heavy metal country western you'll play bass guitar acoustic guitar electric guitar. He was performed with my group four years in California besides playing in Hollywood with celebrities. I highly recommend you taking lessons from Dan he's fantastic.
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Jim August 14, 2015
I played drums in a band with Dan Casson for about 10 years. I have also played guitar with him. Dan played the guitar and the bass in the band. Dan is a very versatile player on both instruments. He is an excellent guitar player, but as for the bass..........he is an ABSOLUTE MONSTER!!!! He is by far the most gifted bass player I have ever known. He can play any style of music and really gets into the groove. He began playing the guitar as a young boy, following in the footsteps of his dad.

Some people were born to be doctors.........Dan was born to be a musician. You can't go wrong by having someone like Dan be your teacher.
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Steve August 14, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
I learned how to play songs and riffs of songs on my first lesson. I recommend Dan for instructor of acoustic and electric guitar. I'm a beginner and Dan has a great way of teaching the chords and method of playing guitar for beginners of all ages.
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Dan C.

Dunedin, FL 34698
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$30 / 30-min

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