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John N.

12 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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John N.

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Since Rock evolved from the blues, knowing how to play the blues is essential for guitarists to learn.

About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksil

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Gregory M.
fun interesting & helpful. good start.
Matt
John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn.
Robert
John is extremely knowledgeable and the lessons are enjoyable.
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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Teaching since 1996
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Farrokh S.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Hindi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Farrokh S.

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Hello! I have been teaching guitar for over 7 years now. Form beginners to advanced students I make it my duty to find the students interests and help them develop their own sound. As a Berklee College of Music graduate I have studied composition and music production, skills that I am happy to teach any student. In addition to teaching guitar my students have the option to learn music theory, as well as recording and mixing original compositions that we develop together in class and as homework assignments (DAWs - Logic & Protools). My specialities include Blues, Classic Rock, Jazz & electronic beat production.

About Farrokh

I have been playing guitar, piano, bass, ukulele and drums for 11 years now (teaching for 8 years). As a teenager I started playing all kinds of music and quickly became obsessed. At the age of 21 (2013) I went to Berklee College of Music where I studied guitar, composition and music production fo

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Robert F.
He's a good guy.
I'm not young, and I'm hard to teach music theory to, but he was patient, and is helping me figure a way into learning important stuff that I find kinda dry and not fun to practice. (I'm a good player, but music theory is very challenging to me.)
Delilah F.
My daughter enjoyed the first lesson very much! Looking forward to more!

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San G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Best New Music Educator from State of Vermont
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San G.

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LOVE MUSIC? PLAY IT!
I am a former classroom music teacher, with an MA in Music Education, and I have been a working musician/recording artist for 30 years. I am patient and experienced in getting results. I believe the recipe for music education is Knowledge, Practice, and Fun = Joy. Spreading joy is a valuable service for good community.

I can help every student achieve his or her goals, whether it's to lead a campfire circle or play Carnegie Hall someday. (One of my students opened for B.B. King, and most of my students will play music for the rest of their lives. Some have grown to lead their own bands.)
I offer lessons in:
Guitar: All styles: Beginner to Advanced.
Piano, voice, ukulele, saxophone, and recording: Beginner to Intermediate.

About San

I have played music since I was able to sit at a piano at age 5. I began guitar at age 9 and wrote my first song shortly after that. My first real gig was at age 23 for three years in a specialty 1950's Rock and Roll band. I went on to record a CD as a solo artist in 1996, and was the leader of

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Emily
San is easy going and made the lesson fun. I'm a beginner so she helped me with some simple chord exersises. She has a large range of different songs to learn but was happy to help me learn what I was interested in as well.
Kathie Borges
I played the Flute in high school and have not played music since. San is the director of music at the RV park my husband and I currently reside (snowbirds). The park has a band composed of residents and San is the director. I have enjoyed listening to the band play for the park residents so much and Sans offered classes to park residents so I have always wanted to learn guitar so I signed up for classes.

San has made classes enjoyable and challenging. She always gives me something to strive for, gears the lessons to my knowledge/ability and keeps me interested and wanting to learn more. I highly recommend Sans as an instructor. She will not disappoint!
Joe
I first got into guitar as an adult, with no prior musical experience. I took lessons with San for several years, and she was great. Always willing to work with me on things I wanted to explore and also good at pushing me in directions I hadn't thought of to help me get where I wanted to go.
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Geoff S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • BA Music from George Mason University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Geoff S.

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Experienced in playing and teaching blues styles, including playing blues while at GMU.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Art B.
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I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
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Jared G.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 11 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jared G.

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From Acoustic Delta Blues to High energy big band Chicago Blues as well as Stevie Ray Vaughn Texas Blues

About Jared

I have been teaching guitar almost 20 years and as an instructor, My teaching method comes from a curriculum I have developed which uses popular guitar driven rock tunes as musical etudes. Educating the student with valuable theory, reading, technique, and scale theory, while remaining fun. As a so

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Dave F.
Jared has a great understanding of guitar theory, technique and teaches with a good balance of both. Lessons are fun I am learning a lot.
Nicholas K.
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Scott
Great teacher! He caught numerous hindrances to my technique immediately and I love that he incorporated theory from the beginning.

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The average cost of 60-minute blues guitar lessons in Lorton is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!"
Mark Herr
Took Blues Guitar lessons from ryan S.
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"Exactly what I have been looking for. Terrific lesson. Just enough practice material for next week."
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Took Blues Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Nils is very knowledgeable and can help you with growing as a guitar player. He can help you have a better understanding of theory and how to apply it, knows a lot about gear, and has a wide array of skills so he can teach many different songs and concepts."
Daniel
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Very good first lesson. Marc was great and already started to answer some of my questions and fill in some of my knowledge gaps. I'm looking forward to my future lessons."
Terry Berndt
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"What a great experience to learn from such a respected musician in his field. Andrea is very passionate about teaching and has been touring and recording professionally for many years. Excellent teacher!"
Darrell
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Jon immediately saw my playing ability and provided written lesson plans, and explained/described what benefits deeper music notation and music reading would do for me. Jon is very straight foward no nonsense instructor, A+..."
Willabe
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Jon A.
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"Amazing guy. Really knows his stuff. You're not a good fit if you're not coachable as he'll show you the right way to play guitar (picking technique, how to hold the guitar, etc.). It feels super uncomfortable at first, but I can already tell that my guitar skills are going to blow past what I could do before these lessons. He also knows the instrument very well and can make recommendations on setup and other awesome gear."
Gregg Anderson
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Very easy to understand and it makes it very fun!"
Victor
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Great instructor. Very well prepared, clear and precise in what I need to learn. I had fun learning blues."
Andrew
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"Matt wasted no time and gave me a quick refresher in areas I needed. He helped me to realize what and how I need to practice. He also helped me to apply what he taught today by showing me some riffs using those areas and techniques. It was fun!"
Charlie
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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