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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • 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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Jeff A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Awarded Americanism from American Legion
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Arts, Music Theory and Classical Guitar from University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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Jeff A.

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I've been teaching music for over 35 years in all kinds of settings, including universities, public schools, community education programs, commercial music stores, and private practice. I've taught over 24,000 individual lessons and 160 sections of music classes on a variety of topics and hold both bachelor's and master's degrees in music. I am very client-centered while striving to meet generally recognized goals.

About Jeff

I have taught over 26,000 individual lessons and 160 sections of classes in virtually every setting, such as universities, public schools, commercial music stores, community education programs, private practice, and the internet. I have two degrees in music, a master's and a bachelor's, and a certif

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Jered J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA in Music and Recording Technology from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
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Jered J.

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Whether you want to learn a few songs, improve your chops or all-out shred, your lessons are designed to get your playing where you want it to be.

Your lesson plan will be custom-tailored to your ability and geared toward your goals as a guitarist.

Hey guys! My name is Jered and I'd love to be a guide on your guitar journey. I've been playing for 20 years, have a BA in Music and Recording Technology, and currently play in a rock band in Portland, OR. I have taught students of all ages and all skill levels. My first love is rock, but I have studied classical, blues, country, metal, pop, funk and dabbled in a little jazz.

If you'd like to chat or have any questions just shoot me a message and I'll get back asap :)

Thanks for checking out my profile and I hope to hear from you soon.

About Jered

🤔Picture this....you get home after a long day of work or school, you feel a little stressed out by the world, wishing you had more time to get the endless list of things done and more energy to do them..... Instead of turning on Netflix and zoning out, you pick up your guitar and play your f

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Tammy
Jered is very laid back, encouraging and helpful! Off to a great start.
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Kurt R.
Jered was very patient and very clear. Also very methodical. The perfect teacher.
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Rafael A.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 60
  • Teaching since 2009
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Rafael A.

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I stand out with my creative approaches to teaching, always sticking to the fundamentals while being flexible with the student’s needs and learning type.

About Rafael

I am a professional guitarist, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico in San Juan with a Bachelor's Degree in popular music. I have studied a wide variety of musical genres and styles like Pop, Blues, Rock, Classical, Jazz, Brazilian music, Fl

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David M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Guitar Performance & Audio Engineering from Berklee College Of Music
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David M.

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Voted the #1 Guitar Instructor on Boston's South Shore 9 years running from 2013 to 2021! All ages, levels, and genres. We can discuss guitar (I also teach bass, ukulele, sax, drums, and voice), recording, songwriting, performing, theory, and more. I teach people how to wear all the hats and how to become successful in all areas of music regardless of where you want to take it. If your goal is to be a full-time musician, great. If you just want to sit on your couch and play guitar while watching a baseball game, also great. We will learn a great deal during our lesson time, but we'll also have a great deal of fun. I know how to keep a good balance.

The best part about what I do is the ability to share the knowledge I've learned over the years and pass along the traditions deeply embedded within our art.

About David

Voted the #1 Guitar Instructor on Boston's South Shore 9 years running from 2013 to 2021! All ages, levels, and genres. We can discuss guitar (I also teach bass, ukulele, sax, drums, and voice), recording, songwriting, performing, theory, and more. I teach people how to wear all the hats and how

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Bob
Fantastic player, fantastic teacher. I learned about David when I found his album Side Tracked on Spotify.
David M.
David is an amazing teacher! Been working with him for 5 years and I've learned so much about guitar and music.
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Greg D.

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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Greg D.

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I like to model my teaching method off of the teachers I learned the most from during my time at Berklee College of Music. I like to let the student’s interests and curiosity drive the experience. I think that everyone has a natural love for music and it’s important to keep that love in tact, especially for young students. This of course has to be balanced with essential skills regarding technique, guitar knowledge, and theory. My goal is to keep the student engaged in what they are learning and dedicated to continuing to learn more.

What I enjoy enjoy most about teaching is seeing people proud of themselves for learning something new. Music is a magical thing and learning how to make music is a rewarding experience (especially on guitar because it's an awesome instrument!).

I love guitar, so I like to help other people love it too.

About Greg

"Greg is as original a musician as you can get it. His concepts and musicality are very personal and his approach to music and teaching is incredibly proficient, honest, unique and most importantly, inspiring. As a fellow professional musician, I find every occasion that I've had to share knowledge

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Darrell
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I found Andrea to be an attentive, caring teacher with a positive attitude and a fun sense of humour. He is also highly qualified (check out his profile). I had not played guitar since high school, and was unsure that I would be able to pick it up again because it's been so long, but Andrea helped me get my confidence back. Would recommend to anyone seeking to improve their guitar skills or just learn the basics."
Luca
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Ahmad has opened up the world of music to me. Before I started taking lessons with Ahmad, music was simply something I enjoyed listening to, but was a bit of an abstraction. I had always wanted to learn an instrument, specifically the guitar, but had suffered an injury to my finger when I was a teenager and thought there was little point in trying with a significant handicap. Now at middle age I decided to try anyway.

For two years I've been taking lessons with Ahmad every week or two and have found a lifelong hobby. Ahmad has been patient and understanding to my level of ability and has guided me to not only improve dramatically my level of playing, but also has taught me the basic fundamentals of music which makes me appreciate listening to and playing music more than I ever had. Ahmad is a gifted teacher who can quickly uncover and fix fundamental problems with technique and builds lesson plans to teach one how to play the guitar as a musical instrument.

I am so happy I found Ahmad. He has given me a lifelong passion to improve my playing and a deeper understanding of the music I've loved my entire life. If you've ever thought about learning the guitar, do yourself a favor and see Ahmad now."
Mike
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"What a music teacher! Heard him play with Bobby Hurricane Spencer and was an instant fan. I have been taking lessons ever since. Didn't think I could learn so quickly and have so much fun doing so! Strongly recommend!"
Bruce
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"There's guitar teachers and then there's William! Being a classical guitar player himself, he is meticulous and precise when it comes to his instruction. He is exceptional in teaching students how to play guitar the correct way. He formulates his lessons to be student specific, and keeps record of the students progress. With William, you will learn how to crawl before you learn how to run, and you will learn it the right way, and will be a better musician because of his instruction and dedication to his students, which is the backbone to his dedication to music."
Scott
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"Patrick is a gem, he's so good at assessing what you need next in learning guitar. He is so knowledgable and he taught me things about guitar I didnt even know that I needed. Within one lesson I was already playing better. Also not to mention he is the most easy going kind human and just a good soul you want to be around. THANKS PAT"
kate hansen
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Patrick B.
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"A great instructor, very patient and prepared, helped become a much more advanced player. Strongly recommend!"
Lisa
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Pat was an awesome instructor. I have a few years of experience with guitar, but I was still able to learn a ton, especially about slide and blues guitar. Pat kept notes on what we were talking about and followed up each week. There’s no one else I’d recommend if you’re trying to learn slide or blues guitar."
Aaron
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Patrick B.
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"One lesson in and I can tell Mel is the perfect instructor for me. I have been playing the guitar for about 2 years now with no formal instruction. Mel quickly identified my strengths and weaknesses, and immediately gave me practice drills to help correct bad fingering habits I had developed over the course of my self teaching. Furthermore, after only one lesson, it is very apparent Mel knows where I want to go with my playing and already has a plan to help me get there. I can't tell you how excited I am to have Mel as my online guitar teacher.
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Matt Demma
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Mel P.
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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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