Find a blues guitar lessons in San Francisco, CA

Find blues guitar lessons in San Francisco, CA

Find blues guitar lessons in San Francisco, CA

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Top 10 blues guitar lessons in San Francisco, CA

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Dan Lupo Music

Dan Lupo Music

Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
Gabriel H. says, "I’ve been working with Dan for a little over a month now & after taking a break from piano for over 6 years I’ve been able to get back into it and learn things I never learned in my previous 15 years of playing piano. Dan has been amazing at helping me work towards my goal of learning more music theory and composition. " Read more
Daniel Avina

Daniel Avina

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
I am a guitar and ukelele teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area who has been teaching since 2016 incorporating rock, jazz, country and classical into my repertoire and teaching style. My approach for each student varies depending on what their goals are for the instrument and themselves. I like to get people playing as soon as I can, and add elements of music theory and musicality as well as technique and style based playing.


New on Lessons
Offers online services
15+ years in business
Serves San Francisco, CA
I have well over two decades of experience in person and online. I was trained as a Certificate of Merit student in Classical, including theory and technique. Uniquely, I tailor lessons to your goals. MUSIC first (theory secondarily). I teach all levels and popular genres! I can easily teach chord method, ear-training, improvisation, songwriting. I also teach guitar, ukulele and am an experienced vocal coach. I write and record in several genres as well and I am a creativity coach.

Your blues guitar questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do blues guitar lessons cost near me?

Blues guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 per session and last anywhere from half an hour to an hour. Private classes cost $45 to $70 per hour. For those who prefer camaraderie, group lessons cost $25 to $35 per session.

  • For committed learners, a monthly plan of ongoing lessons costs $170 to $315.
  • Alternatively, virtual lessons are available for$35 to $55 per hour, making musical education accessible to all.

Are blues guitar lessons worth it?

Blues guitar lessons are worth it to play blues guitar because the structured and custom-tailored teaching approach accelerates progress while enhancing technique. Self-learning, while possible, is a longer road laden with the risk of cultivating bad habits.

A blues guitar teacher will show you the essentials like:

  • How to emphasize playing on expressively
  • Ways to get confident improvising with a jazz band
  • Mastering the 12-bar blues progression and blues scales
  • Learning unique techniques like string bending, slides, and vibrato

What age is best to start blues guitar lessons?

Children can start blues guitar lessons between the ages of 6 to 10 years old at the earliest. The best time is whenever they can hold the instrument easily and have the hand strength to press on the strings.

Adults of all ages can learn to play blues guitar with the right instruction and regular practice.

How many blues guitar lessons do I need?

The number of blues guitar lessons you need all depends on what you're aiming for and how long you practice. Beginners typically learn how to play a simple song in 2 to 6 months on average. However, mastering blues guitar takes at least 4 to 10 years.

How do I find the best blues guitar lessons near me?

If you want to find the best blues guitar lessons for you, then look at teachers nearby on the Lessons website. You can also check out guitar lessons at your local music shops. Before you choose a guitar teacher, remember to do these things:

  • Check prices from 3 different teachers and ask what they'll teach you.
  • Read what others said about them on Google and on the Lessons website.
  • Ask for a list of other people they've taught to see if they're good.
  • For kids, ask other moms and dads what their kids say about the teacher.
  • Get a plan on paper about when your lessons will be before you start.
  • Pay a little at first to see if you like the teacher before you pay for a whole month.

What questions do I ask when choosing a blues guitar teacher?

To find the best guitar teacher, you could ask these questions:

  • What type of music degree do you have?
  • How long have you been teaching blues guitar?
  • Can I have one lesson for free to see how I like it?
  • What are the ages of most of your students?
  • Which kind of blues guitar and equipment should I buy to practice with?
  • Will you give me some finger patterns to practice at home?
  • How much should I practice at home between lessons?
  • What books should I get, and do you know where I could find used ones?
  • How many different blues guitar techniques can you teach?
  • If I'm struggling with learning, can you change the way you teach me?
  • What should I bring to class, and how long is each lesson?
  • Can I have a copy of our class plan, agreement, and how much it costs?
  • If I have an urgent problem and need to cancel, what happens?
  • Can I choose some songs that I want to learn?

Reviews for San Francisco blues guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the San Francisco area.
Andrew Z.
I have been taking voice lessons with Dan for about two months now, and have noticed obvious improvements. Dan demonstrates and communicates concepts in a way that is easy to understand and he also gives clear and actionable feedback. Beyond this, he is friendly, accommodating, and responsive -- all amazing qualities to have as a teacher and person. Highly recommend to anyone looking to learn more about music.
Dan Lupo Music
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