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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Edwin I.

124 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • Awarded DownBeat Music Award 1998 from DownBeat
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Edwin I.

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All styles - strumming, fingerpicking
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
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About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Lanna
Edwin was very nice, and professional. My daughters first piano lesson went great and she’s excited for more lessons with Edwin.
Gustav
Edwin is great at helping you build lesson & practice plans to help build the skills you want on guitar. I couldn't recommend him any higher.
Adriana
Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to learn from!
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James R.

125 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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James R.

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Learn to play Blues, Major & Minor and how it works through Music Theory.

About James

PLEASE READ : Thank you. I'm a trained Musician (Private Lessons) and have been Studying & Teaching for over 37 years. I've taught, Recorded & Played everywhere from small to Large venues from NJ, NY to CA and back. So you don"t just get the Lesson, You also get all that culture and experience al

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Jon
Extremely knowledgeable teacher. I wanted to understand the music theory, not just how to memorize chords. James is a great instructor for this because his whole approach is understanding the why, not just the how. Also very flexible and available for his students.
James
Solid knowledge and good guidance on theory and exercises to develop fretboard strength.
Kevin
As someone who came in with little to no experience playing an instrument, Jimmy was the perfect start for my musical journey. He taught me not only the fundamentals of the bass guitar, but also the fundamentals of music in general, which I can carry with me as I develop as a musician. Highly reccomended.
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Rachel H.

68 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Rachel H.

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Discover the history of the Delta Blues, Texas Blues and Chicago Blues music while learning the technique, the tone and the soul that so many modern musicians use for the backbone of today's music.
I'm a history buff, and this class is a special adventure for guitarist looking to learn more about the blues and incorporate it into their style!

About Rachel

I started my musical path in a Ballet Studio. I fell in love with the crackle of the vinyl record playing as I learned to listen and dance with the rhythm. I started playing the guitar when I was in elementary and took classical lessons until I was a teenager. I really enjoy the art of practice

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Only have had 3 lessons, but so far I’m enjoying the lessons and seem to be learning..
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Grant H.

185 Reviews
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  • Awarded Waka Winter Classic Winner 2015 from Wakarusa Music Festival/Pipeline Productions
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Grant H.

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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or fa

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Grant's insight is invaluable. His feedback never fails to help me improve.
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Philip M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Philip M.

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Just bought a guitar and want to learn?

Or maybe you've been playing for a few months now, but still can't seem to get past the beginner chords.

Has another instrument been catching your eye, such as bass, piano, or ukulele?

Do you write songs and want to learn how to record them and market them to listeners all over the world?

I do all of that! I have helped 80+ students accomplish the very things listed above, and even more! Learning an instrument is supposed to be fun, rewarding, and playful. When I teach, I like to keep it that way. During our lessons, you'll find me catering to your learning desires. I'll often ask about what music you're listening to, what you want to sound like, what your overall goals as a musician are, etc. I understand that teaching is NOT a one-size-fits-all approach. Everyone is different, and that calls for different approaches! I like to work with you to create a custom approach to get you to accomplish your goals, all while learning valuable ...

About Philip

Hello! I'm Phil, and I'm a teacher, guitarist, bassist, singer, pianist, drummer, songwriter, producer, sound engineer, and recording engineer. I've been playing music for 19 years! I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music Production from Berklee College of Music in 2019. I've been performing f

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"Adam is a patient and wonderful teacher. He writes down the lessons and is helpful by sending videos as well. He has reinforced my instrumental play by refreshing the basics, the major and minor pentatonic scales."
Bob
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Adam S.
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"Best blues teacher and player you can find and a master of the classics!"
Rich
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Spiros S.
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"If you want someone that has years of experience and is an all around awesome person this is your guy!!!"
Vince Galipo
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I started taking lessons with Ahmad a couple of months ago and would recommend him for anyone who wants to learn guitar"
Jared
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Great guitar player that breaks the basics down into something that actually makes sense. Fun teacher to learn from and play with"
Chris
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Patrick B.
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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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"It is fun to learn basics with Richard. Looking forward to the next lesson."
Mac
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Richard C.
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"Leaving a second review for William to tell players out there how awesome he is. Having worked with William for over a year, I can tell you his teaching style and ability to communicate are superior to that of other teachers. Moreover, William helped me develop a strong technical foundation for playing—and after 16 years of guitar playing with other teachers, I was surprised how far those little changes can go (i.e., how you hold the pick, where to put your thumb on the neck, the sequential order to playing notes on a chord, etc.) While that may sound basic, believe me, it's not. I almost had to relearn how to play. Overall, I highly recommend William if you're looking to crush your guitar playing goals."
Gregg Anderson
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"I only had a few lessons with Alex before I moved away, but both my ability and my understanding of theory grew dramatically. Thanks Alex for giving me that push to get started."
Tom
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"Very rare to find someone who can really teach. This instructor really knows. Highly recommend!"
Chelsea
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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