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Linda L.

Tucker, GA

I have been playing guitar since I was 13, and teaching since I was 18. I have also worked as a performing musician, with guitar as my main instrument.
I studied jazz guitar, composition, and theory at the Mannes Conservatory in NYC, NY., and also with several private teachers.
I teach many styles, including rock, pop, blues, folk, and jazz.
(I do NOT play classical or flamenco.)
I tailor my lessons to meet the interests and learning styles of my students. I teach playing by ear, music reading, and theory. I enjoy teaching students of all ages - children, teens, and adults.
I make lessons fun for young children, by including some musical games and activities. With teens and adults, I have the students choose the songs and styles they wish to work on, and go from there.

About Linda

*** Travel Equipment ***
I do not typically provide any equipment - but I am willing to select and purchase books for the students to learn from (cost of books to be reimbursed by the student/parent) when requested to do so.

I am also willing to provide stick-on note-names for the keyboard, for young children.

The students must have their own instruments, music stand, paper and pencil, and provide a folder for sheet music and notes/instructions.

*** Specialties ***
On guitar, I specialize in the following styles: jazz, rock, blues, folk, bluegrass, and children's songs.
Piano: I pr
efer electronic keyboard to acoustic piano, but am happy to teach beginning students on a regular piano as well. I teach note-reading, playing by ear, and theory. When using an electronic keyboard, I include more rhythm development, arranging, chord theory, and use of the many features of an electronic keyboard, in the lessons.
English: I am qualified, by years of tutoring, to tutor/teach English (spoken, written, and reading comprehension) to both native English speakers and to those learning it as a second language.
*** I am particularly good at working with children who have a.d.h.d. and other learning disabilities!
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Ella August 11, 2016
Banjo · In studio
Verified Student
Linda is easily the most patient and welcoming person I've ever worked with. She has incredible knowledge over a vast array of topics and she is eager to share with others. This, in my opinion, is the most important quality of all teachers. Her lessons have proved a great way to build a solid base in my field of interest. as well as providing me with a well rounded and wonderful mentor that I'm sure to rely on for many other lessons in the future- banjo or otherwise!
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April H. July 13, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Linda is an excellent teacher! Linda is very patient and accommodating and flexible. Linda is extremely personable, extremely open minded and well rounded. She is a wealth of knowledge with all types and genres of music. Linda makes me feel calm and relaxed during our lessons!
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Julian F. March 1, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Timely, fun and my son loved it!
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Linda L.

Linda L.

Tucker, GA 30084
(8)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Casey H.

Duluth, GA

I've played guitar my whole life and have been teaching professionally since 1990. My teaching style is involves showing you ways to make playing easier and to point out what you're right so you'll keep doing it! I also help you design practice routines based on songs you like.

About Casey

While still in high school, three of my songs were featured on National Public Radio and I was able to play at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville. I next went to school at App State and then graduated from the Atlanta Institute of Music and headlined the graduation concert! My grad school was moving around Atlanta, Savannah, Athens, Nashville, New York and Chicago as a hired guitarist, and teaching in music stores. I played in a wide range of styles and roles (engineer, promoter, musical director, band leader etc) and around 300 gigs!

I took a break last year to finish 2 books I had bounci
ng around in my head and hard drive and self published them last year! The books compliment lessons so our time is spent showing you how to play and playing together, not you looking at me, while I draw a chord. The books have tab with rhythm, chord/scale diagrams and a written description of each topic like an encyclopedia. They also show you how music fits together and give you a solid foundation to build on and music ideas you can use.

As a performer in Savannah, Georgia, my band received the "Best Blues Band" award from Connect Magazine in 2007. I'm currently endorsing Curt Mangan Strings and Gadow Guitars because they're awesome!!!

*** Lesson Details ***
My teaching style is all about building on what you already know and pointing out what you're doing right. I'm a very laid back person and love to hear and learn new music so I try to incorporate the music you want to learn as much as possible. Above all else I try to teach you how to practice so that you get the most out of your guitar when you're not in your lesson.

*** Studio Equipment ***
recording studio, amps, music stand chairs...has a dog.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Travel amp, acoustic or electric, cables.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in teaching theory, technique, performance and improvisation through song so you don't feel like you're working. I am fluent in and have performed these styles on stage: rock, jazz, blues, pop, metal, show tunes, surf, funk, jam, and R&B. I like it all! I teach you to have a solid foundation and how to get songs performance ready. I also try to encourage you to write your own music and can show you some ways to be more creative and get more mileage out of some of the things you already know.
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David H. March 3, 2016
Bass Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Professional, credentialed and patient instructor, look forward to a long association with him.
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Grace January 7, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Thanks Casey! That was a great start !
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Rishabh September 23, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
My son loved his lesson!
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Casey H.

Casey H.

Duluth, GA 30096
(3)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Steve F.

Norcross, GA

About Steve

Steve was born in Joliet, IL and at the young age of 10, he discovered his love of music. A music program for his class with “live” musicians playing real instruments ignited his life long vocation. From that day to this, his fascination with music has only gotten stronger. After 5 years of accordion lessons Steve began to take an interest in the guitar and started taking lessons. Through the years Steve has not only developed a love for the guitar, but the love of teaching the guitar. At 22, he got into his first road band and spent the next 8 years playing concerts sharing the stage with man
y of the great “name” bands on tour as well. Bands such as Blood, Sweat & Tears, Sugarloaf and Iron Butterfly are just a few to mention.

When he came off the road Steve and his brother opened a music store and he began teaching the guitar. Steve keeps the student in mind and creates a way to make the lessons fun and interesting. When Steve was offered a gig as Billy Joe Royal’s guitarist it was back on the road. Steve has also done road work with such notables as The Classics IV and Archie Bell. After the tours Steve opened a recording studio and for many years he played on many artists original songs playing guitar, keyboard and bass guitar as needed, as well as doing the engineering on the tracks. During this time Steve began to rekindle his love of teaching guitar and began accepting students again. Steve says, “Teaching is one of the most enjoyable aspects of music”. When he finally closed the studio down he maintained a number of students and still does. Today, Steve also performs regularly with The Erin Hill Band.
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Francesca B. August 26, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
He is very patient, knowledgeable and has taught quite a bit to my 12 year old boy. I am very happy.
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Mark July 13, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Great teacher! Great with kids and on time.
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Marsha March 6, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Sam really liked Steve and enjoyed the lesson. Can't wait till next one!
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Steve F.

Norcross, GA 30093
(8)
starting at
$18 / 30-min
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Paul J.

Atlanta, GA

I am a big advocate on Blues, John Mayer, and a lot of different types of guitar focused music. However I try to teach from basics first. The best shortcuts in how to improve. Also the right tricks to practice efficiently. I have taught guitar successfully for 6 years. My lesson plan is not only specific per student but it also emphasizes how to take advantage of past mistakes. Having taught myself guitar I order a step by step procedure that shows dramatic results in months which took me years to accomplish.

About Paul

I am an Emory Graduate who majored in Music and minored in Religion. I write my own music, was a vocal performance major, taught my self guitar and taught guitar for 6 years. I also taught vocals for 2. I played football in high school in South Florida. I was heavily involved in weight training, nutrition, rehab, and strength & conditioning. I also coached for basketball as a shooting and conditioning coach at a summer program. I still teach guitar and vocals. I also train friends for over all fitness and diet. If you have further inquiries please feel free to email me and ask!
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Chris W. July 20, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Paul is easy to talk to and good at targeting the level of his students. He makes it fun while learning.
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Paula B. July 20, 2016
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Really enjoyed my first lesson! I was nervous but Paul was very easy to work with and made me feel very comfortable. I would definitely recommend him to anyone interested in lessons.
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Noor June 5, 2016
Guitar · In home
Paul is a dedicated and engaging instructor! He is patient, yet encouraging. He has been extremely accommodating with my work schedule and will reschedule lessons for me. I started with no knowledge of the guitar and he has been able to teach to my level despite his high level of expertise. I feel that I have grown immensely in my skills after only a few lessons. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn guitar!
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Paul J.

Atlanta, GA 30341
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starting at
$28 / 30-min
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Damon E.

Grayson, GA

I have been playing guitar for over 25 years and teaching for 18. I think learning to play guitar should be fun, so I like to make my lessons enjoyable. I try to craft my lessons specifically for each student depending on that students interests. I can teach many different styles from rock to country, classical, and jazz. I want to inspire my students to share my love for music and show them that making music can be a lifelong pursuit.

About Damon

I have been playing guitar for over 25 years and teaching for 18 years. During this time I have taught all ages and experience levels, from beginner to advanced. I believe that learning to play guitar should be fun. If you're not enjoying it then why do it? I also believe that every student is different and learns differently so I try and structure my lessons and style to the student.

I have a bachelors degree in music, with an emphasis in classical guitar. But I really love to rock! My personal favorite style is rock guitar and I have played live and in studio with various different
bands over the past couple decades. Although that's my style yours may be different and I am comfortable and experienced in teaching many different styles, from classical, acoustic, country and jazz.

My goal in teaching is to inspire my students to love music and love playing guitar.
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John July 11, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Damon was very attentive, encouraging, and set up a plan to help me suceed in my dream of playing guitar.
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Jessica February 24, 2016
Guitar · In home
I couldn't have asked for a better teacher. As an adult beginner I was intimidated to start something new. Damon made me feel completely comfortable that I would be able to achieve my goal in playing guitar. Lessons were simple and to my personal ability. I love that he even gave me tips on how to motivate myself to keep practicing outside of lessons.
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Damon E.

Damon E.

Grayson, GA 30017
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starting at
$25 / 30-min

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