Guitar Lessons By Elowe

Guitar Lessons By Elowe

5.0 (1)
1 employee
14 years in business

About this pro

I teach specifically what I was taught personally by Lenny Breau (when he was still alive) and things I've learned along the way from my friends (many you've heard of...:).

What Lenny taught me was the simplest, yet most profound lesson I ever had... making it easy to learn anything I heard, and making it so I am rarely lost...even if I'm playing a session or live gig with people I've never met, and material I've never played.

I split my lessons into 3 areas:

1- Exercises: necessary for gaining strength quickly

2- Theory: (what Lenny taught me).

3- Learning songs: you pick them, so they are fun for you.I teach them to you while I teach you how to learn them yourself.

I still have an active career, playing in several bands, local and travel gigs. I also work in the musical instrument manufacturing industry as the Director of Creative Services for Boutique Amps Distribution. (Manufacturer of Friedman, Morgan, Soldano, Tone King, Diezel US, Bogner Pedals, Wampler, Matthews Effects & Synergy).

I love to pass on all I've learned over my very long career as a performer, session player, and recording artist.

I hope to hear from you soon!

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Altadena, CA 91001
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  • Joseph Malham

    Steve was a really great teacher because he helps you get excited to learn. Lessons with Steve were always fun and at a really good pace to be able to learn more about music and the guitar itself.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

We first need to find out what you know/don't know/would like to know. Then we start where you are at.

I teach all ear training and how to read chord charts. I do not teach reading.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old... getting paid to play since I was 10, and started recording at 13. I am now a long time! I've been a recording Artist on 2 different labels, and was a session player/singer for years.

How did you get started teaching?

People asking me.

What types of students have you worked with?

Everything from beginner children & adults, to players that have a medium amount of expertise and want to improve. 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

You have to make sure you and your teacher click, and that you are motivated and having fun. You will quit if it's not fun.

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