Joe Mcguire

Joe M.

Santa Monica, CA

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Joe delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

I am a professional producer,singer, guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, saxophonist and recording artist. I also have DJ'ed for over 15 years starting as a radio DJ at the University of Kansas from 2002-2006.

Ableton Live and Production students can expect to learn how to build, arrange and finish entire songs from start to finish. We will go over various techniques from beat making, to arrangement, to mixing and overall song writing and how it relates to production. This experience will leave the student inspired, and aware of what it takes to create songs in the recorded format.

My love for a wide array of different styles keeps me listening to many different styles and drawing on many different eras of music and I love to continue exploring new ways of making and understanding music. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to achieve your musical goals!

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Photos & Videos

Joe at home in his home studio!

Joe Mcguire playing live with his band at the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco!

Joe Mcguire live with his band Afrolicious at the Stern Grove festival in San Francisco August 2016!


4 Reviews

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Yas Nov 30, 2017
Ableton · In studio

Joe is very knowledgeable with Ableton tools. He can teach you basics and also show you practical techniques. Highly recommended for students who wants to start using Ableton.

David Nov 18, 2017
Ableton · Online

Joe went out of his way to help me with my questions! I completely recommend his classes

Matt Nov 9, 2017
Ableton · In studio

Joey is a masterful, visionary artist with a passion for music and creativity and it shows in the way he shares his knowledge of Ableton. I highly recommend working with Joe M.!

Izzy Nov 8, 2017
Ableton · Online

Joe knows his stuff!

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