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Indigo S.
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Indigo S.
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Learn to finally understand the guitar, identify what you hear, and play what you imagine
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Guitar is my main squeeze. I love to help people enjoy the instrument as much as I do. learn to shred a rock solo, fingerpick a folk song, or transcribe miles davis. learn to play what you hear on records without resorting to you tube instructional videos or tabs. learn to understand the fretboard and use that understanding intuitively and musically. If you are already an accomplished musician, enhance your ability to employ techniques like chord weaving on the guitar, craft better solos, write more sophisticated chord progressions, etc.
About Indigo S.

Indigo has been working in the performing arts since she was biting ankles, first as a dancer and vocalist, and later as a guitarist. She's composed music for and/or sung dozens of international television commercials, spots on Law and Order and songs in Films premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and as a lead guitarist and vocalist, toured the US, Canada, Europe and Iceland, extensively, performing in hundreds of theaters and rock clubs around the world, including-- Madison Square Garden, BAM, The Beacon Theater, Music Hall Of Williamsburg, The Bowery Ballroom, Club Nokia (LA), The Santa Barbara Bowl, The Chicago Theater, Baby's All Right, The Mercury Lounge, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass (SF), Pickathon (Portland) As a teacher, Indigo's method has, at it's core, a commitment to the idea of teaching a man to fish rather than giving him a fish, and every student, regardless of age or experience will be taught to understand, first and foremost, how music works, so that he or she comes away, not only with the skills to play the material covered in the lessons, but, eventually, the ability to teach themselves any other material they're interested in. With an emphasis on ear training, her natural approach to learning theory, makes even the most wary or challenged student understand with ease, and find pleasure in the process of learning. Rote memorization is eliminated and replaced by a deep understanding, which grows naturally, while technique improves alongside it. Students quickly find themselves able to play, sing and understand things previously only dreamed of. These universal building blocks of music apply across all genres. Technique will be tailored to your specific interests, and from the start, a portion of each lesson will be devoted to learning the material of your choice. Indigo also specializes in coaching songwriters, and can, in a gentle and non-invasive way, help to guide you through the process of both mastering craft, and establishing your own individual voice as a writer.

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Indigo is a wonderful guitar teacher! Her knowledge is extensive and she does a good job of explaining things. She is patient while also providing accountability. This has helped me tremendously. I highly recommend!

Posted Jul 19, 2022
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I have taken lessons before. 3 separate times over the last five years. I've been taught to memorize scales patterns and I've been taught some theory which only scratched the surface. Not until Indigo did I begin to understand how the fret board really works. I'm a better player thanks to Indigo. I don't think it matters what your skill level is. Indigo will evaluate where you are and formulate a lesson plan that fits your experience level and your goals. Very highly recommended.

Posted Jul 19, 2022
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I was very inspired by my first songwriting lesson with Indigo. As a seasoned songwriter and music teacher myself, I was already aware of many of my strengths and areas of growth, but wasn’t sure what I might take away from today’s session that would be of immediate value. Indigo listened attentively to get a sense of what I was bringing to the table in terms of my goals and skills, then suggested some tools she thought might open up some new territory for me. I put her tips into practice right away, and found them to be very fruitful, also sparking more ideas for further exploration. I highly recommend Indigo!

Posted Apr 6, 2022
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Lead Guitarist, vocalist, composer
Jun 2017 - Present
Indigo
currently working on new music under my own name, Indigo. Currently gigging in NYC, north east touring- Le Poisson Rouge, Rough Trade, Mercury Lounge, Baby's all right, etc.
songwriter/guitarist/vocalist
Apr 2011 - Present
Shy Hunters
producer, songwriter, lead singer and guitarist
Lead Guitarist/ back-up vocalist
Apr 2013 - Oct 2014
Dawn Landes
touring band, US and Canada, opening for Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music.
Guitarist
Jun 2011 - Sep 2014
Jolie Holland
Recording and touring band, Lead guitarist, back-up vocalist
Guitarist
Jan 2012 - May 2012
The Barrow St Theater
Lead guitarist for off Broadway production of "Hit The Wall".
Guitarist
Oct 2008 - Oct 2008
Yoko Ono
Recording band, Guitarist for 2009 release, "Ask The Elephant"
Vocalist
May 1996 - Feb 2003
Crushing, JSM, etc
Vocalist for dozens of National television and radio commercials
English
Native Proficiency

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Instructor details
Guitar
Teaches 6 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$85
45 minutes
$110
60 minutes
$135
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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