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Karen D.

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Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

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Blues Guitar:
There are so many styles of blues to choose from and in our class we will touch on the ones that especially interest the student.
Starting with the basics (learning notes, chords, rhythms, techniques and scales) we will also be learning different picking and strumming techniques, playing slide, learning songs and soloing.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Geoff A.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Geoff A.

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Private Blues Guitar Teacher

Whether just starting out, or having played for years, the focus will be on helping the student become proficient - or to improve - in their ability to express themselves in the Blues.

Everything you need to achieve the styles of Blues you want to play, learning the chords, scales, finger picking, hybrid picking and how to apply them into the Blues as a style, so you can achieve your goals, even developing your own style and approach.

About Geoff

I am a professional musician with a career spanning over 40 years (touring and studio work), and 30+ years teaching music, including college level classes. What do you want to learn? How far you go is up to you! *** Lesson Details *** BEGINNING students start with the fundamentals, what you m

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Michael
I took lessons about 40 years ago from other teachers, not sure what I was expecting. However Geoff far exceeded whatever they were. Very knowledgeable, an excellent teacher.
Jay
My son had a great first lesson with Geoff. He was kind and patient but also very knowledgeable.
Ethan
"It was kind of hard but fun!" My 9 year old left saying, "now I finally know how to learn how to play from sheet music!" Geoff is patient and knowledgeable.
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Sandi G.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Awarded Semper Fidelis Award from Lisle High School
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
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Sandi G.

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Hi! Music is my passion. I have released several albums of original music, toured independently to support the releases, and have owned and operated a successful music school for almost 2 decades.
I can teach you just about anything you want to learn on guitar including basic music theory, rhythm, song structure and charts, tab, treble clef, technique, scales, chords fingerpicking, flat-picking and so much more. We will go at your pace while I keep it fun and challenging. I am also a professional drummer and will jam with you on songs you learn as soon as you you are ready! I'm ready to rock, let's do this!

About Sandi

I am a lifelong musician, originally self-taught on several instruments including drums/ percussion (primary) electric lead and acoustic guitar, 4 and 5 string bass, ukulele, piano/ keys, and voice. I am a recording artist and have released several eps singles and albums. I played all bands in high

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Jack
Sandi's a great drum teacher and is specifically great at connecting young burgeoning musicians and having them learn to play well together. This was especially important for me in helping me be comfortable playing in band settings which was and is the most important aspect of being a musician for me.
Emily
I just started taking lessons with Sandi this week. She was great and made it lots of fun! She made sure to gauge my skill level before I arrived, and prepared a fun first lesson for me. She is really skilled at telling how much challenge to give a student, which makes it fun for the student but also makes you want to practice and come back to learn more! Sandi is laid back, very approachable and super friendly. She’s a wealth of information on music, equipment, and even is helpful with booking classes through the website!
Kristen
This is my Second attempt at learning guitar - my first attempt with a different teacher ended before I could strum a song. Sandi’s teaching style makes learning guitar enjoyable. She teaches chords and songs and introduces music theory as you progress. Sandi also provides the encouragement needed to keep practicing even if you think you’ll never get there.
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Jean-Louis B.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Jean-Louis B.

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I tailor my guitar lessons to each of my students so that they can improve their skills in areas that interest them the most whether that be acoustic, electric, blues, classical, jazz, or country. This teaching approach, combined with my extensive and diverse guitar style background fosters the most efficient path of growth for my students. Furthermore, I can offer to teach students how to both sing and play guitar as I studied both guitar and voice for over 7 years.

My qualifications:
I've studied the guitar for seven years focusing on sight reading, playing by ear, understanding chord structures, and music theory. I've played in a rock band in college, I played guitar in Kenyon's Jazz Strings ensemble, I've also performed in bars in Paris. Additionally, I'm always ready to learn new styles or help my students learn songs that they're interested to play.

About Jean-Louis

Jean-Louis is a multi-instrumentalist developed a deep passion for music at a young age and began to develop his skills in singing and guitar throughout high school. In College, he completed a bachelor's degree in Music focusing on the voice and guitar but also developing skills in ear training, sig

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Jean-Louis has been working with my son for a few sessions. He has done a great job working with the type of music my son wants to work on as well as providing him useful feedback on improving his singing. He also helped him to work on a chord to play alongside his song. Highly recommend!
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Jonah R.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • BA in Psychology from University of Southern California
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonah R.

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With every single one of my students, I take into account their musical background, how much time they're able to practice, what genres interest them, and what learning style works best. I then structure my lessons in a way that's specifically catered to their needs.

If you have any questions, feel free to shoot me a message. Look forward to hearing from you soon!

About Jonah

Learning to play the guitar is one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. Whether this is your first time picking up the guitar or you've been playing for years, I'll make sure your lessons are structured and paced in a way that's specifically catered to your goals. I've worked with

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Alex
I needed help preparing for an audition and Jonah gave advice and practice tips that were exactly what I was looking for. Gave me a great game plan tailored to my specific situation instead. I was very impressed!
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Justin M.

66 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Justin M.

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Private Blues Guitar Teacher

Fingerstyle Blues is a great style for acoustic guitarists. Students learn how to fingerpick in a syncopated style for Blues and ow to improvise in the style of Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Johnson and more.

About Justin

Like most guitarists, I had always wanted to play the guitar as a little kid. Luckily, my parents finally caved to the request (ok ok, incessant begging) and I began my guitar journey at the age of 11. After now 20 years of playing and 12 years of teaching, I am excited to share my experience and th

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Lauren
Justin is teaching me music just not how to play the ukulele. Really appreciate his individual approach which incorporates my learning style. When needed, Justin picks up when I need a change of strategy. I am a very very beginner and have learned so much so far.
Isaiah H.
I "shopped around" for a great teacher on this site.

For many new lesson takers, not only do you have no clue about your instrument, you aren't even sure what makes a great teacher!

So here are some things to look out for in a first lesson:

Your teacher should be personable and interested in your musical experience and taste. Ask them what they like! You might hear something you want to learn.

If you mention some level of experience, they will ask you to play something you either know or have been working on. This is important!

Then, preferably, they will ask why you have chosen your instrument and what you want to be able to do with it (i.e. do you want to play in a band, or just play your favorite songs for your family gatherings).

All of this allows you to relax and not worry too much about performing too much during your first lesson.

More importantly, it gives the instructor a clear path on how to work with YOU. The more they know about your current level, the better your experience and learning progress will be.

For absolute beginners, I would hope that they have a simple melody for you to learn right then and there by watching and playing with them.

Well, Justin knocked it out of the park! And then some.

He showed that he is willing to customize teaching to your style, as well.

I learn by ear, so he knew how to use that as an advantage for learning the fretboard and notes. Instead of giving me a paper with chords on it, he challenged me to use my knowledge and play around more thoughtfully to figure out what the names are for notes and chords I'm already playing.

Please, don't hesitate to work with Justin. The price is beyond fair! Especially since other teachers in the same price ranges are between 2-4 stars.

Thanks, Justin!

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"Extremely prepared teacher, friendly and professional. Keeps things informal and fun while being highly organized in getting you closer to your goals. Highly recommend!"
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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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"I started taking lessons with Andrea to work on some blues and rock guitar. What a great experience it has been! He is always very kind and reliable. Organized with his hand outs and with a quick ear. Great teacher!"
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Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"He is very good with a slow learner. Lots of patients."
William
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"I started to take lessons 6 months ago and I am really surprised how far I have gotten. I am a 57 year old male on the verge of retiring and Donnie has been able to communicate with me effectively and keeps me challenged. I would really recommend him to any age because he is a great teacher and very personable to take instruction from. He has offered to take my lessons on-line while recover from surgery. This is really great because I get to keep my momentum up. If you want a great teacher for a reasonable price this is your guy."
William
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"One cannot do better than lessons with Alex. He is extremely knowledgeable and explains the most difficult concepts in a clear and perceptive ways."
Richard
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"William is a great guy, loaded with patience. I would recommend him to anyone who asks. You won't be disappointed."
Charlie
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Just started taking lessons with Grant, but I am looking forward to working with him for a long time."
Stephen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Grant H.
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"Great experience, Andrea is the best teacher I ever had"
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Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"A great person and a very dedicated instructor with amazing knowledge. Highly recommend!!"
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