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Joshua A.

8 Reviews
La Vergne, TN
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joshua A.

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To me, learning any instrument is about balancing the exercises with the fun material that makes you want to keep playing. I am a technique-focused teacher insofar as making sure any student of mine is avoiding bad and sometimes unhealthy habits in their playing. I do, however, try to find fun ways to work on technique, with the end goal being playing repertoire that is fun for the student. I believe technical exercises have their place in learning any instrument, but that it's important to spend the majority of your practice time on material which is ultimately enjoyable to play.

I do have certain sets of books I like to follow depending on the student's interests and age, but I am always happy to tweak the lesson plan to fit the student's needs. I also tend to supplement whichever books I'm using with material of my own, to make sure we're also covering important topics such as music theory and maybe a bit of relevant music history in the process.

About Joshua

Hi there! My name is Josh, and I'd love to be your teacher! I've been playing guitar since I was eight, starting out playing rock and roll, then focusing on classical training for my college career. In both undergraduate and graduate school, I studied classical composition as a classical guitarist,

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Michael
Joshua has helped me become a better guitar player by showing me how I can work towards my goals, and giving me exercises, information and musical practice that makes my goals attainable. Joshua is a student-directed teacher, and he has worked with me to focus on my areas of interest (songwriting and fingerstyle/chord work). He is willing to answer questions, responsive to ideas, and able to explain difficult concepts. I've learned things that will help me improve my guitar playing for years. Thank you, Joshua.
Ashlyn
I was self taught when I started taking lessons, Josh helped me fix some bad habits that helped me push my playing to the next level!
Marco
I grew up on bossa, and wanted to learn how to play it. I had played guitar for years but mostly rock and folk. Josh was able to take what I knew and teach me how to play bossa music.
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Kenton M.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • BA: Liberal Arts from Berea College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kenton M.

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I teach all aspects of electric guitar from rock, country, blues, twang, jazz etc. You can learn both finger style and plectrum techniques.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty,

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Nancy D.
kenton is a very knowledgeable and capable instructor. He really knows his music
Nancy D.
very good advice and technique i will follow through
Nancy D.
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Nick R.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
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Nick R.

59 Reviews
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All aspects of electric guitar including technique ( both finger style and pick techniques), ear-training, rhythm training, improvisation, theory, scales/arpeggios/chords and repertoire. All genres covered including blues, jazz, R & B, funk, reggae, rock, hard rock, heavy metal and world musics.

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet play

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Brian
Nick is a wonderful teacher. I came to him because I found that I was not able to translate what is in my head to the music, in my songwriting. I was literally hindered by my lack of knowledge and playing skills. I felt comfortable that Nick understood what I needed, and I like how he met me exactly where I was, providing lessons for me- individualized, personalized, and accessible yet enough to challenge me.

Thank you, Nick.
Steve B
Amazing instructor. Patient and knowledgeable.
Kara
Nick was a patient and enthusiastic teacher. I was nervous to start music lessons in my late 30s, but he made me feel comfortable and I never felt embarrassed. He taught me the songs I was interested in learning, but snuck in music theory and the basics along the way! Highly recommend
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Beginner
Learn the basics of rhythm and tonality, as well as how they apply to your instrument. Then use those tools to learn the music you're interested in.

Intermediate
Learn about common variations of the tonalities you already know and start to venture into more complex rhythm ideas like polyrhythms. Also start to build the chops to learn parts more accurately when learning songs.

Advanced
Expand into more complex polyrhythms as well as asymmetrical meters. Also expand harmony and melody to include modes and chromaticism. Push your skills through original creations or original arrangements of existing material.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Kyle K.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Audio Engineering from Recording Workshop
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Kyle K.

52 Reviews
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Do you want to play Lead Guitar?
I can teach you all the scales, theory and how it all fits together to make you a solo monster!
Wanting to play rhythm guitar and learn any song?
We can do that too! I can teach you notation or tablature and help you develop your ear for easier learning.

About Kyle

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2012, a professional TV and Trailer Composer and Sound Designer, Kyle is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring a screen sharing experience like no other for personal and detailed instruction! Kyle has been playing guitar and bass for over 25 years,

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Morgan
Andres
Kyle got it down. Super nice and friendly and patient. I’ve been self myself music theory and the program and he helped me shape up my workflow and learned more. Highly recommend 😊
Ariel
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Farrokh S.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hindi, English
  • Awarded Achievement Scholarship Award from Berklee College of Music
  • Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
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Farrokh S.

16 Reviews
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Scales, chords, soloing ideas, writing riffs, drop 2 voicings, etc

About Farrokh

I have been playing guitar, piano, bass, ukulele and drums for 11 years now (teaching for 8 years). As a teenager I started playing all kinds of music and quickly became obsessed. At the age of 21 (2013) I went to Berklee College of Music where I studied guitar, composition and music production for

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Robert F.
He's a good guy.
I'm not young, and I'm hard to teach music theory to, but he was patient, and is helping me figure a way into learning important stuff that I find kinda dry and not fun to practice. (I'm a good player, but music theory is very challenging to me.)
Delilah F.
My daughter enjoyed the first lesson very much! Looking forward to more!

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"Very patient and kind to my son (age 10). Excellent teacher. My son was excited to learn so much so quickly! Highly recommend him to both kids and adults!"
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jerry's a great teacher with a lot of patience. He's easy to connect with and always makes the lessons fun."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jerry M.
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"Always enlightening, pleasantly challenging. Lesson time is my time, and I appreciate Jen's ability to keep me on my toes with exercises and her willingness to let me select songs to work on. I am getting a lot out of my studying with Jen, and I know that I can ach"
Joe
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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"He is good!!!
I can play the very basic when I started but still need someone to help me to put everything together. He can diagnosis my level and design the learning plan for me when we first met. Lesson is fun and he always got something new/interesting to for students to work and practice."
Ryan M.
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Stephen B.
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"wonderful teacher, what more can I say."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"James is awesome! He teaches both my kids (11 & 13) AND my husband! He’s great with all of them! He’s knowledgeable, a great teacher, has a really positive upbeat attitude, and he’s an awesome guitarist! You can tell he’s passionate about what he does and it shows during each lesson. Everyone is progressing, learning, and having fun! So glad I signed my family up with James :)"
Uzma
Took Electric Guitar lessons from James S.
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"Matt has taught me electric guitar through High School and I had learned techniques beyond I thought I could ever conquer. He is a exceptional teacher and is very inspiring to my guitar playing and music capabilities."
Donny Mcneel
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Daniel is extremely knowledgeable and capable . He is patient, experienced and understands what students really want. Great instructor."
Gary
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"Chris is very very knowledgeable on the guitar and bass instruments. He is fun and very patient teacher. Highly recommend him!"
Khonnie
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Greg is an experienced teacher of electric guitar, acoustic guitar and bass guitar. He is a master of his craft and great working with students of all ages."
Mark
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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