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Chris L.

Albuquerque, NM

About Chris

I have studied music for 26 years. Piano was my first instrument and I have taken classical lessons from an early age and studied jazz piano for 14 years. I play guitar at the same level as piano. I play jazz, classical, flamenco and rock guitar; acoustic, electric and 9-string electric. I have studied at University of North Texas, Musicians institute and have a bachelor's of music from UNM. I have a certification in early childhood education and love to teach children, as well as adults of all ages.

*** Lesson Details ***
I am very patient and flexible. I work with the student to desi
gn curriculum that is exciting and engaging for their individual level. Students enjoy studying with me because they can progress quickly if they practice and because I am easy to talk to and work with.

*** Studio Equipment ***
The In-Studio lessons are taught in the music room in the home which includes an 88 key weighted keyboard, 5 guitars, 3 amps, and seating is available. Home includes 3 cats which can be kept separate if needed.

*** Travel Equipment ***
If I go to their house, I expect them to have their own instruments that they practice on during the week, a metronome, a tuner and the music books they are working on.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in jazz, rock and classical music. I usually allow the students or their parents to choose their method books based on their interests and goals.
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Dwayne March 19, 2016
Classical Guitar · In studio
He has taught me a lot. Lessons are not rushed. He allows me to learn based on my own interests, but also teaches a lot of basics of technique and music theory. The location is convenient to downtown Albuquerque and UNM neighborhood.
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Nic C. September 25, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Chris is easy to learn with, and knowledgeable. Is always patient and never makes you feel rushed, yet, makes sure you are constantly improving. He directs your playing in the style and direction you want to reach while exposing you to new styles along the way. Great teacher.
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Jeanine M. December 5, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
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Great teacher. Gears lessons towards individual desires of students, while still adding some of his own suggested material. Encouraging, easy to learn from, spends extra time with student when needed and time allows.
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Chris L.

Chris L.

Albuquerque, NM 87106
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starting at
$22 / 30-min
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Jacob R.

Albuquerque, NM

About Jacob

As a professional musician with over 17 years experience performing guitar and singing, 7 years of teaching experience and an award winning album, Jacob has mastered the art of transforming beginning and intermediate students into advanced musicians.
“Together we will light the flames of your passion by mastering your favorite song, while, at the same time mastering proper technique and music theory. I work with some of the most advanced musical technology, which I demo for my students.

Together we write original pieces… But it’s really up to you. YOU chose the style. YOU ch
oose the technique and I’ll lead the way. Let me inspire you to greatness.”

So if you’re interested in mastering Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, and pretty much everything in between… if you’re interested in writing original pieces or studying music theory, then try a few lessons out!

*** Lesson Details ***
Whether it’s you, your daughter, or your grandpa, I teach all ages, all types of guitar (acoustic, electric, classical). I live in Albuquerque. I do not charge for lessons cancelled at least 24 hours in advance, but I have a flexible schedule and I am always willing to work with student's individual needs.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have everything we will need to record music and vocals, play through bass or guitar amplifiers, a variety of different instruments, recording and video technology, effects pedals, loop systems and more!

*** Specialties ***
Rock (classic, alternative, indie) Blues, Jazz,
Singing and playing at the same time
Writing original pieces and lyrics
Performances (solo or group)
Singing and finger picking, tapping, electric soloing, complex chord progressions
Technology: Pedal systems, loopers, professional recording, mixing, and mastering, Equalizing
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Lindy N. January 18, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
My son had played a little guitar before he started coming to Jacob. He was quite bored with the music he was playing and was not at all motivated to practice.
This is no longer the case. Since starting lessons with Jacob, there are days when it's hard to get him to put the guitar down!

Jacob focuses on what my son wants to play. This has kept him interested in his music and progressing quickly. He enjoys his time with his instructor, who is kind and patient and an excellent musician.
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Jacob has been flexible when we have needed to reschedule on occasion and as a parent, has been a pleasure to work with.

All around, I couldn't be happier with a guitar instructor for a teen boy. I'm sure he would be just as great with any age/gender. I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Shane E. January 10, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
My son is a beginner, and Jacob was so patient and nice! Jacob is extremely talented, and I am so happy we found him. I can definitely say that I will be purchasing my son additional lessons with Jacob when this session is over!!!
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Christian S. December 15, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Good guitarist. Good teacher. Good encouragement. I feel like im going to go far with this instructor.
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Jacob R.

Albuquerque, NM 87106
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starting at
$15 / 30-min
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Marc F.

Albuquerque, NM

About Marc

I owned a guitar store in Albuquerque for37 years (Marc's Guitar Center) which I closed a few months ago (June'2015). Over the 37 years we gave 150.000 lessons. My new website is "Marc's Guitar Studio." Please check it out for more information.
Thanks, Marc
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Marc F.

Albuquerque, NM 87110
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Annette R.

Tijeras, NM

About Annette

Teaching beginner-advanced students of all ages. Lessons include writing and playing major and minor scales, theory, and technique. I teach a variety or forms including classical, jazz & blues, folk, pop & show tunes, Spanish, Christmas and hymns.
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Laurie March 26, 2016
Piano · In studio
Annette was our boys' piano teacher for the 4 1/2 years we lived in Germany. She worked so well with both boys, adjusting to their very different styles. Her patient, kind, encouraging style in a relaxed, non-intimidating environment gave the boys confidence and a love for piano. I was always especially impressed with Annette's follow through with a detail or question or technique that came up during a lesson that needed elaboration. She would often go the extra step and seek out a further example or answer a question in further detail after a lesson and email that information to me to share with the boys. I can't express how grateful I am for the gift of music that she has instilled in both boys. She was a wonderful teacher.
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Jessica March 16, 2016
Piano · In home
Annette has been an excellent piano teacher for my children! They have caught her love for piano. I appreciate her expert level teaching and especially love her patience with them. They really want to do their best for her. My children have taken lessons from her for just about three years and we couldn't recommend her highly enough.
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Annette R.

Annette R.

Tijeras, NM 87059
(2)
starting at
$23 / 30-min
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Chris O.

Albuquerque, NM

About Chris

I am an enthusiastic teacher and performer in the Albuquerque area who aims to share the amazing experiences and lessons I've learned through music with my students. Originally from Las Cruces, I began playing piano at 8 years old and continued my studies on saxophone and then bassoon. I went to UNM and earned two degrees in music education and saxophone performance. Afterwards, I continued on to get a Master's in saxophone performance at Michigan State, where I had the privilege of studying with one of the country's finest artists of the saxophone, Joe Lulloff. I am excited to be back in my h
ome state to teach young and old students alike and hopefully share in the passion that originally got me started in music.
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Chris O.

Chris O.

Albuquerque, NM 87106
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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