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AHMAD Guitar & Bass Lessons

AHMAD Guitar & Bass Lessons

5.0 37 Reviews
​Contact: [email protected] or Call/TXT (424) 666 9330 Rates: $39 for 30 minutes lesson $55 for 45 minutes lesson  $70 for 60 minutes lesson Location: San Jose, CA Lesson are either at my studio or via online video (Skype). ​About Me:Teaches students: Ages 5+ Teaching since: 1992I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George ... View Profile
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Kevy Nova Guitar/Bass/Ukulele Live Video Lessons

Kevy Nova Guitar/Bass/Ukulele Live Video Lessons

5.0 15 Reviews
My teaching approach: When I started taking lessons at the age of 9, my teachers only wanted to teach me songs and music that THEY liked and I almost quit because of it. As a result, I am dedicated to teaching my students the music that THEY love and I use that music to help them understand the fundamentals of music theory and guitar technique. My belief is that music has to be fun as well as educational. I am currently offering online lessons only. You can learn from the comfort of your own home with one-on-one live video lessons! Guitar Techniques: Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, ... View Profile
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Mike Askew School Of Music

Mike Askew School Of Music

4.9 13 Reviews
Teacher has 50 years of professional performances and teaching. Air Force Band Washington, D.C. TV, concerts, recording, and more. I use modern technology and old school methods to get just the right results. All students excel, but ast their own rate. They stay, the will increase practice as they get better. The must have fun to continue. That means the teacher and parent has to be very patient. This is my life's persuit. I currently play and run a Big Band with very outstanding musicians. at gigmasters see Call The Cousins. Also at the dot com mikeaskew  ... View Profile
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Confident Chords

Confident Chords

4.9 11 Reviews
Eager to learn to play the guitars like a pro? Hire this trusted professional today. This professional can provide music lessons for children and adults.
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Golden Gate Music Lessons

Golden Gate Music Lessons

4.8 5 Reviews
I have a strong academic, education, performance and customer service background.  I have a proven track record of helping students learn to excel on their instrument of choice.  My unique approach will have you playing and improving in the shortest amount of time! I can teach guitar, bass, ukulele, Garage Band and Logic Pro recording software. Do you have a guitar, bass, or ukulele and don't know where to start?   Do you see yourself playing the instrument of your dreams? Do you want to be in a band?   I will help you with all of that.  I have played professionally for over ten years.  I specialize in teaching ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons For Everyone

Guitar Lessons For Everyone

5.0 5 Reviews
I originally studied at Berklee College of Music and followed that up with years of making a living playing all styles of music -- with emphasis on jazz, blues, rock and pop. During that time, I taught hundreds of students. Perhaps you're a serious player who seeks a complete mastery of the fingerboard and wants to apply all elements of music theory to become a more proficient soloist.      I've got you covered. And, if jazz isn't your thing, and you have rock or pop tunes you'd love to play, I'll have you playing your favorites. I currently have students of all ages with many different musical tastes. ... View Profile
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Nicky J Guitar

Nicky J Guitar

5.0 3 Reviews
Started playing guitar in my teenage years and opened up my own business at the age of 18. Immediately fell in love with buisness,guitar, and music. After a few years of learning from the great guitarists such as, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, B.B. King, and the great jazz master Pat Matheny, I quickly realized I wanted to show my friends and family. My friends couldn’t believe it, and from then on, I knew I had a business in helping people improve their skill sets. ... View Profile
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Allan Moon

Allan Moon

5.0 2 Reviews
I'm an Oakland based musician, composer and producer with over 40 years of experience in both live and recording environments. I offer lessons on piano, bass guitar and 6 string guitar. I have studied classical piano from the age of 7 and have played guitar and bass since the age of 15. I can offer a solid foundation of technique and reading but also like to emphasize that, most importantly, playing music should be fun and fulfilling.
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Carol McComb's Music

Carol McComb's Music

5.0 2 Reviews
This professional is among the top rated local guitar teachers who provide local guitar lessons. This professional also teaches rock, classical, flamenco and jazz styles. This instructor is a guitar tutor who can definitely bring out the best in you.
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Mark Banning Music Lessons

Mark Banning Music Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
I have been a recording artist since age 13 and have been successfully teaching music lessons for well over 30 years. Some of my students have become professional guitarists and are writing articles in guitar magazines!  I show my students the quickest and most productive way  to reach their musical goals, while making it all very fun, in a relaxed & friendly environment.  I am very friendly and patient.  I will show you to learn good habits and technique on your instrument. ... View Profile
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John Chapman Guitarist

John Chapman Guitarist

5.0 2 Reviews
25-years professional guitarist, songwriter and music educator! BFA in Music Performance, Composition and Recording Engineering from SUNY Purchase College, Purchase NY I teach the student not the method but have created a foundational method I call Guitar Synergy® "Master Guitar Foundation, Made Fun & Easy!"© JOHN CHAPMAN’S GUITAR METHOD is specifically designed for beginner and intermediate guitar and bass students at any age who want to learn essential foundational guitar playing techniques and mental strategies that lead toward playing the guitar music they love with great skill, confidence, and passion, in a f ... View Profile
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SHREDLAB Guitar Lesson Studio

SHREDLAB Guitar Lesson Studio

4.0 1 Review
Hire this private music teacher if you're looking for an innovative way of learning to play the guitar. This coach offers lead and acoustic guitar instruction. They have reliable and skilled guitar instructors who offer guitar music lessons.
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Soul Graffiti Studios

Soul Graffiti Studios

5.0 1 Review
Soul Graffiti Productions is an artists-for-artists studio created by musicians of the Bay Area music community.  We care deeply about what is being put into the world as entertainment and consciousness. We support culture through the arts by teaching, recording, performing, and event production.
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Getting There Guitar

Getting There Guitar

5.0 1 Review
I am a great learner. I believe I am a great teacher. I had to do it on my own and I would love to teach beginner level students how to play the guitar in ways it makes sense for them. Centuries ago Shakespeare once wrote "if music be the food of love, play on." This is how I feel about music and especially playing the guitar. Once you understand the basics of guitar playing, it is easy to accelerate to intermediate level. And you will absolutely love guitar playing and making music. I believe I can teach you the tricks to get over the entry level humps. ... View Profile
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Kristina Sablan Voice Lessons, Piano, Music Theory, Guitar, Songwriting Lessons

Kristina Sablan Voice Lessons, Piano, Music Theory, Guitar, Songwriting Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Degrees and Education: * Clo Parello School of Music De Anza College:  Graduate of the John Ford School of Voice and Performance  Trained and Graduated in the Speech Level Singing Technique    Awards and Achievements: Kristina Sablan's original song 'Angel Up Above' earned her a top 5 winning slot in the International Songwriting Competition Finals in Hollywood CA, on December 9th, 2016. Part of the 'Your Music Out inning slot in the International Songwriting Competition Finals in Hollywood CA, on December 9th, 2016. Kristina Sablan's song 'Angel Up Above' came in 4th place. The Finals event was at the famed 'Kulak's Woo ... View Profile
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Tom Caprino Guitar Lessons

Tom Caprino Guitar Lessons

This group of professionals has been offering quality guitar music lessons in North San Jose for many years. They match students with the type of teacher that suits you. Their best guitar teachers are skilled professionals.
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Robert Fumo Guitar Lessons

Robert Fumo Guitar Lessons

Express yourself in a musically creative way with beginner guitar lessons from Robert Fumo. This pro also provides quality one-on-one bass instructions. Robert Fumo Guitar Lessons has received several positive reviews from previous customers.
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Joe Ryan Guitar Lessons

Joe Ryan Guitar Lessons

Learn how to play electric and acoustic guitar with Joe Ryan's professional music tutorial services. This instructor does professional guitar teaching at home or online through Skype. Joe has gained well-rated feedback on Lessons.com.
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John Lawlor Guitar Lessons

John Lawlor Guitar Lessons

If you are planning to enroll in professional guitar lessons, check out John Lawlor Guitar Lessons. This professional is among the best guitar teachers who also offer private lessons in their home, at a certain recording studio or via Skype. They have gained many well-rated guitar strumming lesson reviews from satisfied clients.
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Guitar, Bass,Ukulele, Music Theory, And Improvisation Lessons

Guitar, Bass,Ukulele, Music Theory, And Improvisation Lessons

Learn to play guitar easily by hiring Geoff. This coach teaches jazz, rock, pop and country styles. With Geoff Svendsgaard you will learn techniques, different styles and music theory.
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The Music Place

The Music Place

When it comes to music lessons for kids, trust Joy to provide guitar quality services that suit your needs. This pro ranks among the most competent local advanced guitar tutors. Online guitar classes are also available via Skype.
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The Hunter School Of Music

The Hunter School Of Music

Amy Hunter is among the experienced guitar tutors offering quality blues guitar lessons. Let Amy, a guitar instructor, help you out. This pro has 22 years of experience in sharing his musical knowledge to students.
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Ed Johnson Guitar/Novo Tempo Productions

Ed Johnson Guitar/Novo Tempo Productions

Choose Ed if you plan to hire one of the best guitar teachers who provide guitar lessons for kids. Check out this service provider. Ask about their music teaching pricing today.
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Peter 's Music Lessons

Peter 's Music Lessons

Learn guitar with these knowledgeable pros if you want to get quality music lessons. They offer music lessons to children and adults in a professional setting. Take a look at their good guitar instruction reviews today.
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Local Masters

Local Masters

Local Masters offers various music lessons for kids and adults. Mohit will not disappoint you. This coach is experienced in teaching individuals of all ages and skill levels.
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J ACE J Music Inc.

J ACE J Music Inc.

J ACE J Music Inc. conducts professional and efficient acoustic guitar classes for students, ages 4 through 65 years old. This pro also offers basic rock, classical and jazz guitar lessons. Inquire about their rates now.
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Olivier Mesnier Guitar Lessons

Olivier Mesnier Guitar Lessons

This team will provide acoustic guitar lessons for beginners. They also provide horn, piano and singing lessons. Find out Olivier Mesnier Guitar Lessons's rave reviews online.
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The Guitar Studio Of Grady Sloan

The Guitar Studio Of Grady Sloan

Seeking a pro who specializes in teaching guitar lessons? You can now hire The Guitar Studio Of Grady Sloan. They have experienced music teachers who will help you.
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Ken Wanlass Guitar Lessons

Ken Wanlass Guitar Lessons

Ken Wanlass Guitar Lessons is one of the top local music schools that will provide interactive guitar lessons in North San Jose. Check out this reputable company. They also provide quality violin and piano lessons.
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San Jose School Of Music

San Jose School Of Music

This team of private guitar teachers is willing to offer beginner acoustic guitar lessons in San Jose. This skilled professional offers different styles of advanced and beginner guitar lessons. This individual is an experienced teacher who provides jazz, electric, fingerstyle and classical guitar lessons among others.
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Courses & Guides

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Guitar Lessons for Beginners

Want to learn how to play the guitar? Go from knowing nothing about the guitar and learn to play songs everbody loves with this free course.
12 lessons 1.5 hours All levels English
Guitar Chords

Guitar Chords

Learn the best guitar chords, how to read guitar chords, and how to play guitar chords. Easy step-by-step lessons for beginners. Want to check out the lessons?
33 lessons 6.5 hours All levels English
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Frequently asked questions

How much do guitar lessons cost?

The average cost for guitar lessons is $40 per hour. Available for all ages and all skill levels of guitar playing, the pricing of individual or group guitar lessons can start as low as $20/hour. Teachers charge based on their location, years of teaching, levels of knowledge and expertise, and travel time (if applicable). Lessons can last from half an hour to a full hour, and are priced accordingly.


How long does it take to learn guitar?

If you just want to learn a few chords to strum along to some songs, then learning to play the guitar really isn't that hard for most people. Many students are able to learn a few chords and get a decent strumming pattern going after a few weeks. If you've had prior experience playing an instrument, you can expect to pick it up after just a few lessons.


Should I take guitar lessons online or in person lessons?

Private in person guitar lessons with a skilled instructor that is focused on you, your interests, and your progress is the most sought after experience and hard to replicate online. Plus, you tend to learn faster in person. On the other hand, online guitar lessons are quickly becoming popular. The selection of teachers is not limited to those in your geographical area and you can communicate via video in real time with your teacher in the comfort of your home. When filling out your request on Lessons.com, we recommend you select both online and local options, then compare your options and see what works best for you.


How old should children be before starting guitar lessons?

A child as young as 4 can begin to learn if they are really motivated and have a patient, creative, and devoted teacher. However, we've found almost all kids under six are too young to benefit from formal guitar lessons, as they require dexterity and levels of concentration children their age can't provide. That being said, lessons do not need to be formal right off the bat, and can just provide a fun introduction. Also, your child may benefit from using a ukulele to start, as it's smaller and easier to learn, but very similar instrument.

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