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Joshua A.

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La Vergne, TN
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Michael H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BA, General Studies, Psychology Concentration from Southern New Hampshire University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Michael H.

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Lessons are custom-tailored to the needs of each student. Teaching materials include the use of various method books, supplemental scale and chord studies, and song transcriptions.

About Michael

Like many musicians, Michael Henss began playing early in life and has been consumed by music ever since. In addition to the guitar, which he’s been playing for 30 years, Michael has also spent a considerable amount of time studying electric bass and drums. While studying music at the University o

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RobertA
Mike is a great guy and a natural teacher. He took the time to understand what my objective was and how I learn best, and has consistently been helpful and effective in directing my progress. He comes on-time, doesn't watch the clock once he's here, and has a smile on his face the whole time. Smart, respectful, articulate, warm and extremely capable. I may try to recruit him for my own business one day -- watch out TakeLessons!!
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Jordan C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Classical Guitar Performance from Metropolitan State University
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Jordan C.

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Hi! My name is Jordan. I LOVE the guitar and I want to teach you how to play or help you improve your skills! I teach both acoustic and electric guitar for beginners. When you take lessons with me I will provide a relaxed, calm, and peaceful atmosphere for you to increase your confidence, be yourself, and learn at your own pace. I can help you to overcome any obstacles holding you back!

I will create lessons tailored to your unique individual needs, structured based on step-by-step methods.

I love teaching pop, blues, jazz, R&B, soul, neo-soul, classical, folk, world, classic rock, light rock, pop rock (No heavy metal, hard rock, etc.) and much more! Tell me the songs you want to learn!

I can help you learn any song by breaking it into 4 parts: 1) left hand technique 2) right hand technique 3) rhythm 4) melody

I can teach you strumming and fingerpicking styles, chords, pick techniques, and soloing. I can also teach you music theory and how to read music if you are interested.

I

About Jordan

Hi! My name is Jordan. I LOVE the guitar and I want to teach you how to play or help you improve your skills! I teach both acoustic and electric guitar for beginners. When you take lessons with me I will provide a relaxed, calm, and peaceful atmosphere for you to increase your confidence, be yoursel

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Jaelin T.
Jordan is a great teacher. He's been patient with me so far as I am still learning how to play guitar and also factor it in to my busy schedule. He's also planning to teach me how to play my favorite songs which is awesome as well. I would recommend Jordan to anyone who is trying to learn how to play guitar.
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Jeff B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Math Major / music minor from Moorpark College
  • Teaching since 1992
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Jeff B.

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Rock, Blues, Jazz, Funk, R&B, Pop, Metal, Slide, Tapping, Bends, Harmonics, Shred, Sweep Picking, etc.

I've intensively studied the masters and can lay out their techniques and approaches in a logical easy-to-digest manner.

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I Teach All Ages, at All Levels: Songwriting, Music Theory, Composition Lessons, Arranging for Horns and Voice and Strings, Soloing, Improvisation, Classical Technique,and much much more!

I have been a pro musician all my adult life, teaching thousands of students over a span of more than three decades!

I am a published contributor to the #1 best-selling Jazz Theory book "Jazzology" (published by Hal Leonard - the world's largest music publisher), in addition to having almost 20 books published on the subject of theory and technique! I also have many many professional recordings to my credit that you can listen to online anytime!

I am the author of the following books (available on Amazon):

"Scales & Modes for the Guitar ...

About Jeff

People study subjects for a great number of reasons, consequently I customize my lessons to each individual student's needs and wants. We learn different ways. Some of us are more visual, some more tactile, some more intuitive, some more cerebral, etc. Understanding this allows me to adapt to eac

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George
Jeff brent is an amazing Musician and teacher as well as a man who cares about his students, His systematic approach enables the student to go as far as they want! He worked with my daughter who played violin and piano with Jeff. Eventually she was writing music and was second chair violin at RCC Community College. Her Piano was amazing as well. She also helped other students in high school and college. She loves music like her mentor Mr. Brent. I have also been a student of Jeff fo about 12 years. At first I knew nothing about music except I loved it and I wanted to share music with Itzel.Now, I play Guitar and I am learning how to play saxophone as well. I am also a teacher at RUSD and I use my music to help my children learn how to learn phonics vocabulary story structure and how to write a song. Music in the class really is a game changer and it really inspires my children to learn vocabulary and language skills. Now, I am a gigging musician and I have played in bands coffee houses restaurants and even the streets. I love all of it. Now I am beginning to write songs and I am looking forward to my next chapter in my Musical Journey. Music is a huge part of my life and it fills me with hope and joy everyday of my life. Thank you Mr. Brent, You are a teachers teacher and I am so blessed to have you in my life. Mr. Brent you are one of the best!
Harvey
Fun, friendly, super knowledgeable. All around great teacher!
Will
Jeff will teach you how music works in a way that is easy to understand. You’ll be happy you chose him as your teacher.
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Elliot F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
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Elliot F.

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Learn how to play songs, guitar technics and more !

About Elliot

Hi I'm Elliot ! I moved over to Chicago from France five years ago and I am looking to share my passion which is music. If you are looking for easy going guitar lessons, DAW tips or french words I am your man.

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Kelly
I’m so glad I took my first lesson with Elliot! As a beginner I was very nervous about the idea of online lessons but he was so patient and explained things really well. I look forward to future lesson with him. Highly recommend!
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse M.

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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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"Headline: Jared is amazing teacher.
Jared has excellent knowledge of music foundations and music theory.
Knows styles and genres, knows not only how to play but create too... And how this style was born.
He helps to build habit to do things right - I'm talking about technique - or, in other words - how to use your hands!
Same time he's extremely patient.

I'd like to recommend Jared for everyone who want's to learn play guitar (don't look at your age), his teaching approach works great, because he is teaching you and adjust classes for you."
Alex
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jared G.
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">great instructor communication, patience, and personality
>emphasis on rythym and pacing
> wide variety of tastes to get started with
> excellent learning environment"
Daniel
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"First off, Nick is patient and very proficient at guitar playing. There were so many times when I've practiced with him that I was either out of tune, hitting the wrong note on the wrong fret, or just wasn't understanding the ear training while staring at the webcam. Yet he showed his positivity and encouragement for me to improve upon my playing, especially when it came to my ear training. There's always patience coming from Nick, since he wants you to learn as much as you are able in order to develop your songwriting and be a better, more confident composer. Thank you!"
Alex
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Ahmad is the BEST! I usually feel pretty self-conscious when learning something new, but never the case with Ahmad. Weekly lessons were always super fun and a great escape from work. He individualizes his classes and keeps your preferred genre in mind. He even wrote out the music based on youtube videos of my favorite songs (guitar or not!) Very talented and knowledgeable about his craft. Cannot think of one negative thing. SUPERB!"
Janet
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Jen is a terrific instructor! First, she is knowledgeable about her instrument, which is great, but she’s also able to evaluate a student’s progress, and provide essential tips for improvement. She has a way of breaking down the problem into manageable segments. I finally feel that I’m on my way, and I’m looking forward to the next lesson!"
Joe
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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"I began to play the guitar at a pretty young age. I've taken many lessons before but I never progressed. Then I found Matt. After being a student of his, my progression rapidly increased. We began with the basics and before I knew it, we were playing advanced songs and scales with ease. I guarantee that Matt is one of the best guitar teachers out there. He goes beyond teaching and never gives up on his students. He made me who I am today and I can't thank him enough!"
Austin
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Great teacher, very personal and intuitive teaching curriculum. Would recommend"
Ethan Simon
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Rene S.
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"Gabe really enjoyed his first online lesson! Looking forward to seeing how he progresses from week to week."
Gabe
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Christopher B.
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"Knowledgeable, friendly, and patient. Would recommend highly to anyone."
Lisa
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Luke is a very kind and thoughtful teacher! He made the lesson fun and education and I left each day with something new to practice! He found the best way to teach me quickly and was overall a great teacher!"
Savannah
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Luke H.
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