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Oliver H.
Chicago, Illinois
Easy and Fun Blues Guitar Lessons for Beginners from a Top Guitarist
I am here to demystify the music world--with my teaching methods any student can accomplish their dreams! First, we will start with simple techniques to embark on your musical journey and work our way towards our lofty musical goals together. Learning guitar requires a lot of patience and a good attitude. I focus on fundamental exercises to help any beginner guitar player reach an intermediate level. I cater my lessons to learn tunes that my students care about and love. I let them guide the work!
About Oliver H.

I specialize in upright bass, jazz bass, funk bass, bass technique, and rhythm. I will inspire a positive attitude and good practice habits that will help any student succeed. I’ve extensively studied jazz, latin jazz, funk, rock music, hip hop, bluegrass, folk, and composition. I can also teach guitar, piano, drums, and voice. As a mulit-instrumentalist, jamming with my students is a priority. Being able to play with other musicians is one of the best feelings you’ll ever experience. I’m happy to take you there! Recently, I helped one of my bass players get a scholarship to go to Berklee Summer Camp to study music. I am very excited to continue my teaching on TakeLessons. I look forward to helping new students to become the musician of their dreams. I've been playing professionally in Chicago for five years where I play upright for a classical chamber pop group called the Nine Worlds Ensemble and for a jazz group with Frank Catalano, a popular Chicago sax-man. I co-managed, played upright bass, and sang for an ambient-folk band, Sedgewick, based in Chicago. I've played upright bass in the Frank Catalano and Jimmy Chamberlin (drummer for Smashing Pumpkins) super group and Bowmanville. I am currently dreaming up my own jazz-inspired project called the ohm trio. Working on my debut record under my solo name ohm. Be on the look out!

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Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

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Teaching since 2012

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Social Media Marketing Certificate

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Teaches ages 8+

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Oliver H.
Chicago, Illinois
Easy and Fun Blues Guitar Lessons for Beginners from a Top Guitarist
I am here to demystify the music world--with my teaching methods any student can accomplish their dreams! First, we will start with simple techniques to embark on your musical journey and work our way towards our lofty musical goals together. Learning guitar requires a lot of patience and a good attitude. I focus on fundamental exercises to help any beginner guitar player reach an intermediate level. I cater my lessons to learn tunes that my students care about and love. I let them guide the work!
About Oliver H.

I specialize in upright bass, jazz bass, funk bass, bass technique, and rhythm. I will inspire a positive attitude and good practice habits that will help any student succeed. I’ve extensively studied jazz, latin jazz, funk, rock music, hip hop, bluegrass, folk, and composition. I can also teach guitar, piano, drums, and voice. As a mulit-instrumentalist, jamming with my students is a priority. Being able to play with other musicians is one of the best feelings you’ll ever experience. I’m happy to take you there! Recently, I helped one of my bass players get a scholarship to go to Berklee Summer Camp to study music. I am very excited to continue my teaching on TakeLessons. I look forward to helping new students to become the musician of their dreams. I've been playing professionally in Chicago for five years where I play upright for a classical chamber pop group called the Nine Worlds Ensemble and for a jazz group with Frank Catalano, a popular Chicago sax-man. I co-managed, played upright bass, and sang for an ambient-folk band, Sedgewick, based in Chicago. I've played upright bass in the Frank Catalano and Jimmy Chamberlin (drummer for Smashing Pumpkins) super group and Bowmanville. I am currently dreaming up my own jazz-inspired project called the ohm trio. Working on my debut record under my solo name ohm. Be on the look out!

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2012

Education

Social Media Marketing Certificate

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 8+

Speaks

Speaks Spanish

Speaks

Has background check

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Amazing first experience. Oliver made me super comfortable and shared a lot of knowledgable resources

Posted Nov 17, 2021
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My son is very happy with Oliver as his teacher. They seem to have a good rapport and he (my son) is enthusiastic about his lessons.

Posted Jan 27, 2021
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My son loved his first lesson. Can’t wait to keep going.

Posted Dec 10, 2020
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