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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
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Jimi Z.

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Learn the formulaic approach to Pop Song writing that has been used since the Beatles era. This approach has been successful in many artists success in all pop genres.

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*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Rakeen
Some people might fare better with this instructor. More chatting than instructing. Usually telling stories trying to sell himself and talk about how great he is. Delusional ideas about your relationship. Accusatory. Takes things personally. Burns bridges. Claims to be a vocal therapist but doesn't do any vocal therapy. Can provide bad advice and medical information.
Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
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Jonathan W.

Millis, MA
Starting at $25
  • BA - Piano Performance; BA - Composition from University of Hartford - Hartt School
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan W.

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Hello future songwriter! My name is Jonathan and I am excited to help you along your path to getting those original song ideas onto paper and into the world! I am Classically trained and have a degree in composing music. With these insights I have an initiative in qualification for writing songs as I already offer lessons in composition. I have written music for myself, for other people, and for different instruments and organizations.

You can expect to learn about chords and harmonies as well as how to use a multitude of tools and insights to further your musical endeavors. I will carefully instruct you, offering unique insights that will boost your originality and offer different perspectives and approaches to what you have already. That being said you can expect to become more than a songwriter but a musician!

About Jonathan

Jonathan Weir graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Hartt School of Music with a degree in Piano Performance and Composition. Jonathan has been playing Classical Piano since a young age and has studied under Maggie Francis, piano faculty at the Hartt School. The discovery of Classical Piano also led hi

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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Songwriting:
I have been writing songs since I was seven years old.
Being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music with a degree in Composition and Arranging, and having written hundreds of songs, many of them making their way into films. I have a real knack at making the teaching of Song Writing easy to learn.

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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Rob R.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Bass guitar performance from Musician's Institute / B.I.T.
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Rob R.

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Songwriting and music production, from conception to finished product. Creating chord progressions, beats, melodys & lyrics, then recording, mixing, and mastering.

About Rob

I'm a professional bass player in Austin Texas, the Live Music Capital of the World. At one time or another I've played just about every style of music, and I have more than a decade of teaching experience. I love 'opening doors' for students, helping them understand how music works and how they can

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Jim F.
Rob will meet you where you are and guide you to where you are trying to go. He is extremely knowledgeable, accommodating, and encouraging.
I play left-handed, and he is the first teacher to not hassle or try to sway me to be anything but me.

He has been playing 40+ years, and proven his commitment through study which culminated in graduating from the Bass Institute in Los Angeles. He brings a level of both scholastic and practical knowledge which is well worth the price of admission.

Rob is going to provide a level of knowledge and personalized coursework that is absolutely not going to be had elsewhere. Due to my location, we conduct the lessons online. I will say it has not been a hinderance. I started lessons with tempered expectations, but Rob has continually gone above and beyond.

Anybody looking to deep-dive into the culture, craft, and practice of playing bass would be extremely well served to seek out Rob.
Sulley S.
Great teacher! We went over the different chords and he picked out a song I liked to go over together and made me some sheet music with the fret positions labeled for each note. He was patient and gave me room to fix my own mistakes.
Iavor
I'm enjoying my bass lessons with Rob. He explains every concept thoroughly and always checks in with me to make sure I understand what he's teaching. He responds quickly to any questions I have in between lessons. I also appreciate the notes he provides after every lesson as it gives me something to practice and helps me review what I learned.
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Lance R.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelors in Music from University of South Florida
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Lance R.

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Are you ready to start writing your own music, but you aren't sure where to start? I'm a doctor of music theory, with years of experience teaching people how to do just that! These lessons will give you the basic song writing tools necessary to create a beautiful, catchy tune that will truly speak to your individuality as a musician. I can also offer critical analysis of your current work, and give you detailed feedback on its artistic qualities.

About Lance

Dr. Lance R. is a Professor of Music offering private lessons online and in the Dallas area. He received his B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida, and a Ph. D in Music Theory, with a related field in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of North Texas. His greate

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Bobbie
Dr. Lance is so great with my son! He is so kind and patient and my son really enjoys his lessons with him! I am amazed with the speed at which my son has learned under his instruction. He encourages my son’s curiosity with music and saxophone related things. I’m very happy with all that Dr. Lance has taught my son thus far and am looking forward to continuing with him in the future!!
Seth
Sammy
I’ve started both speaking voice and singing lessons with Lance. My primary goal was to speak with a less nasal voice. Lance does a great job of explaining what is happening mechanically when you produce sound with your voice, and how to manipulate your voice by manipulating muscles in your mouth/throat. He also gave me exercises to help me develop a feel for controlling these muscles, which have been helpful.

I’ve only had 3 lessons so far, and I’ve already had someone tell my that my voice sounds significantly better / less nasal, so I’m very happy with the results Lance has helped me produce so far!
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Danielle J.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Danielle J.

36 Reviews
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I own a songwriting company, teach weekly songwriting classes.

About Danielle

I began studying at Queens College at 6 years old and was a recital pianist by the age of 12. I studied the Music Theory lessons on Saturdays, piano lessons on Thursdays and voice lessons on Saturday afternoons, my life was filled with music. I completed my first demo at the age of 13 and starte

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Samantha
My daughter had a lot of fun with her lessons and has her homework to do. Thank you for your help and patience!
Jerel F.
Danielle is personable, listens well, and has great ideas - I can't wait for our next lesson!
KIMESHA C.
Having an amazing time and learning to love my voice

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"I have been taking songwriting with James for 4 months now. I have learned so much in that time. I still continue to grow my songwriting skills with his lessons. I would recommend James if you’re looking for songwriting lessons."
Dave
Took Songwriting lessons from James R.
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"Totally Amazing. She teaches me Music theory to improve my songs, she gives tips on lyrics. And she's really cute!"
Joe Lu
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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"Greg is a master of music theory and knows about all the practical applications of guitar and bass. He is just a plain good guy too!"
Wylie
Took Songwriting lessons from Greg C.
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"Carolyn is very patient kind and caring and easy going and also fun I would recemend here and do other lessons she has:)"
Abbie Roles
Took Songwriting lessons from Carolyn O.
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"Hello Ellysa my Name is Nickboyer & i would like to have Singing lessons"
Nick
Took Songwriting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"Keira is an excellent teacher who loves sharing her insight with others. I would recommend her for all ages as she works equally well with children and adults. Her background in songwriting across different genres helped shaped my music into songs I love playing."
Angela
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"Incredible Teacher

Athena has the ability to cut through and get right into what is going to help you the most. She has an innate ability to be able to find out what's holding you back and devising the perfect exercises to break through those barriers."
Suzanne
Took Songwriting lessons from Athena M.
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"I have been taking lessons with Jimmy for years now for music theory, acoustic guitar, singing, recording, and now songwriting. Its awesome to have all those options in one place. Jimmy has a lot of experience when it comes to writing songs and it shows in the way he teaches. He always shows excitement towards the new songs I bring to him, and encourages me to keep writing. He has taught me how easy it can be to create songs, while taking what he has taught me with music theory to push the song to the next level. The best part is when I decide I like a song, he has the ability to record it for me in his studio. This process of recording and listening to what you have created is invaluable. I always look forward to lessons with Jimmy and highly recommend him."
Doug
Took Songwriting lessons from James R.
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"As a fellow TakeLessons instructor, I am so grateful for the opportunity to be coached by Rosita. She is clearly knowledgable, candid, inspiring, and prepared. She also can run ZOOM like a champ which makes the lesson more valuable per minute! I will leave more reviews as my experience with her unfolds!"
Gregory Bruce Campbell
Took Songwriting lessons from Rosita R.
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"Super talented recording artist, songwriter and AH_MAZING music coach! We do Piano, voice and songwriting with Fawn and have learned so much! We all love her in this household! Can't praise her teaching enough! If you get to train with Fawn, count yourself one of the lucky people!"
Eileen and Evan
Took Songwriting lessons from Fawn A.
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