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  • Confident Chords

    Confident Chords

    San Francisco, CA · Robert McManmon

    (11 reviews)

    Instruments are an extension of oneself, I focus on developing the musician within each of us to their fullest potential. My passion is to Connect and inspire through music, Share my passion for music with those around me, and Teach creativity through music.

  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    San Francisco, CA · Lana A.

    (10 reviews)

    Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuri
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  • Carol McComb's Music

    Carol McComb's Music

    Palo Alto, CA · Carol McComb

    (2 reviews)

    A songwriter’s songwriter, Carol’s songs have been recorded by Bill Staines, Laurie Lewis, the Good Ol' Persons and 2004 Grammy winners Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, among others. In addition to numerous other credits, Carol has taught guitar, harmony singing, voice and songwriting to thousands of people in workshop series in the San Francisco Bay Area and summer music camps nationwide and in Canada.

  • Your Guitar Coach

    Your Guitar Coach

    San Jose, CA · James Lewis

    (1 review)

    Introduction: Imagine how incredible it would be to play the music you love, write your own songs and perform with other musicians? Guitar is an exciting and versatile instrument that inspires you to express your unique creative abilities. Whether you’re a new player or looking to expand your musical horizons, James has the patience and expertise to guide you to a level of personal satisfaction and beyond. Coaching Objectives: Insure that you play better – sooner! Encourage exploration of the music you love. Focus on optimum techniques for performing various styles. Clarify music theory as
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  • Lindy Day Guitar Lessons

    Lindy Day Guitar Lessons

    San Jose, CA · Lindy Day

    (1 review)

    Lindy Day is a professional female lead guitarist who has been in the industry for years.  In the past year, she has been nominated in the hall-of-fame for Instagram's Female Lead Guitarist.  Her Instagram account has also been voted the #3 spot for "Top Female Guitarists to Follow" for 2016.  She is currently the lead guitarist for the worlds only All-Female Queen Tribute band, The Killer Queens.  Her solo music is currently being consitered for placement on Fox Sports and ESPN.   Lindy teaches a wide variety of skill levels and genres.  Her most popular lessons
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  • John Lawlor Guitar Lessons

    John Lawlor Guitar Lessons

    North San Jose, CA · John Lawlor

    My teaching approach: 31yrs playing experience. I’ll help w/technique, improve speed, finger strength/dexterity, tips, tricks, theory, shredding, other aspects of learning/playing. I teach chords,scales (major/minor, Ionian, Aeolian, Lydian, mixolydian, augmented, diminished, locrian, harmonic minor/melodic minor, blues scale, dorian, phrygian, aeolian dominant, phrygian dominant, gypsy scale),arpeggios, understanding extensions, triads,inversions,intervals. Teaching philosophy partly based on connecting w/ & affecting audience. To achieve I emphasize tone, expression, stage presence, technica
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  • Olivier Mesnier Guitar Lessons

    Olivier Mesnier Guitar Lessons

    North San Jose, CA · Olivier Mesnier

    My teaching approach: Hyper prepared and organized lessons. More than 20 years of teaching experience. I will help you progress quickly and effectively. - European degrees in Classical Guitar and Music (Music Conservatoire of Paris. Ars Nova Music Academy (Paris) and a Master in Musicology at the University of Paris. My influences are: From Bach to Rock My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: Every day, any hour Guitar Techniques: Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Performance, Improvisation, Reading Music, M
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  • Ken Wanlass Guitar Lessons

    Ken Wanlass Guitar Lessons

    North San Jose, CA · Ken Wanlass

    My teaching approach: I have 8 years of guitar playing experience, from techniques, chord progressions, rhythms, rock/blues soloing, tap soloing, use of scales, playing covers and songwriting. My teaching method brings out the enjoying aspect of playing the guitar from the very start by teaching fundamental concepts through the use of music you are already interested in. My guitar lessons take place in: Either location Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: I teach in Santa Clara County. Currently I have taught mutual friends in Sunnyvale and Los Altos. Guitar Techniques:
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  • Phil Johnson Music Lessons

    Phil Johnson Music Lessons

    San Jose, CA · Phil Johnson

    My teaching approach: Why My Lessons Are Different: * I teach more than just the intro to a bunch of songs and random lessons that don't connect * I won't make you drill scales and arpeggios over and over for no reason * After we get through some basics, we'll play the kind of music you like * I'll also stretch you into areas of music you may not have thought of before Be sure to email me for more info. My influences are: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kirk Hammett, BB King, Joe Perry, Prince, Louis Armstrong My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in th
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  • Andrade's Music Lessons

    Andrade's Music Lessons

    San Jose, CA · Kenneth Andrade

    My students have often told me that I helped them understand how to solve the physical problems they have had with playing and also helped understand the music they were playing more deeply. My main goal as a teacher is to give my students fluency both in their instrument and in the musical language (both in basics like scales and chords, and in specific elements of style, like blues rhythm, or South American accent patterns).

  • Peter 's Music Lessons

    Peter 's Music Lessons

    Campbell, CA · Peter Schlatter

    My service stands out for I provide High quality Music Lessons, where I teach a diverse variety of musical styles, but cater the lessons to each individual, and I provide each student/customer with the chance to become greater, and provide each person the ability to excel in their environment.

  • Carl Madsen Guitar/Songwriting Teacher

    Carl Madsen Guitar/Songwriting Teacher

    San Jose, CA · Carl Madsen

    If you want to learn how to play guitar I can teach you. Whether you have specific goals you want to achieve and skills you want to learn, or just want to develop your skills from beginner/ intermediate level and progress. I can help you by giving lessons that will be tailored specifically to your aims and ability and show you learning strategies that will help you achieve your goals in the quickest time possible to improve your playing skills quickly with some hard work and dedication. My name is Carl, I'm a guitarist and songwriter. I give lessons on: technique, style, music theory, sp
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  • The Music Place

    The Music Place

    San Jose, CA · Joy James

    Bright eyed 3-year-olds stare expectantly as a big circle is drawn on the whiteboard in front of them. With a burst of energy, their teacher, Janice Morris, adds a squiggly line and two dots. "This is a smiley face", she exclaims. Janice Morris, founder and director of The Music Place, Fine Arts for Children! has developed an innovative teaching method that enables children as young as 2 to begin music theory while having fun. Blue eyes twinkling, "Miss Janice", as the children know her, dips her finger into pretend paint, makes a comical squeaking sound, and the "smiley face" suddenly become
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  • Space Ace Studios

    Space Ace Studios

    San Jose, CA · Nicholas Ace Maghoul

    I've been playing guitar since 1991 and as a bonus I have skills in piano, drums, and shamisen (Traditional instrument of Japan) Students can learn musical notation, music theory. I also encourage students to have songs for us to work on together. I also offer jam sessions and group lessons as well!

  • Tom Caprino Guitar Lessons

    Tom Caprino Guitar Lessons

    North San Jose, CA · Tom Caprino

    My teaching approach: I find out what my students goals are and I take them to the next level. I help them and guarantee that he or she will meet his or her goals. My influences are: Eric Clapton, George Benson, Jimmy Luttrell, BB King, Michael Bloomfield, Louis Armstrong, Louis Jordan, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, Chet Adkins, Roy Clark, Les Paul, Johnny Smith, and many more. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Porcella's in Gilroy CB Perkins in San Jose Willow School of Music in San Jose Guitar Techniques: Le
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  • The Guitar Studio Of Grady Sloan

    The Guitar Studio Of Grady Sloan

    Cupertino, CA · Grady Sloan

    My teaching approach: I teach Suzuki Philosophy for students up to 8 years old. Older beginners will get a custom program to fit their needs. My influences are: The three B's: Bream, Brouwer and Bach. My guitar lessons take place in: The teacher's studio Guitar lessons typically take place on these days and hours: 12-9pm Monday through Friday Guitar Techniques: Fingerstyle, Performance, Improvisation, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises Your first guitar lesson with me might include the following: I start to get to know them. I want to know what their goals and ambitions are. I w
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  • Robert Fumo Guitar Lessons

    Robert Fumo Guitar Lessons

    Fremont, CA · Robert Fumo

    My teaching approach: I teach what the student wants to learn in the following areas: reading music, playing lead and rhythm guitar, performance techniques. My guitar lessons take place in: In the teacher's studio Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas: Fremont, California studio Guitar Techniques: Guidance In Equipment Selection, Recording and Production, Scales and Exercises, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Rhythm guitar
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  • San Jose School Of Music

    San Jose School Of Music

    San Jose, CA · Bradford Lee

    San Jose School of Music is the largest music school on the Avenue in downtown Willow Glen, San Jose, CA. We are an actual professional school of music, not someone's home or a retail store afterthought. Students have come as far north as the Bay Area Peninsula and as far south as Gilroy to take lessons here. While you are here researching the best school for you, please consider the benefits of becoming a San Jose School of Music student and find out why we are San Jose’s Willow Glen number one choice for music lessons. San Jose School of Music has been offering quality music lessons for t
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  • Ed Johnson Guitar/Novo Tempo Productions

    Ed Johnson Guitar/Novo Tempo Productions

    Menlo Park, CA · Ed Johnson

    With over thirty-five years of experience in performing, composing, recording, and teaching, I have garnered a reputation as one of the top musical professionals in the Bay Area. As a teacher I try to bring out each student's passion for music while instilling the fundamentals of sound technique that will enable them to grow not only as a player and/or singer, but to deepen their appreciation of music and inspire creativity and to self expression.  I have been on staff at Gryphon Stringed Instruments in Palo Alto for over thirty years, and have taught thousands of stud
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  • Guitar, Bass,Ukulele, Music Theory, And Improvisation Lessons

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

    Oakland, CA · Geoff Svendsgaard

    Begin the musical journey of a lifetime with easy guitar lessons from Geoff Svendsgaard. He has 22 years experience and offers private guitar lessons for all ages and skill levels with free first lesson. Geoff has the experience, diversity, and patience to guide you to your goals! "It amazes me after all these years in discovering new and fresh insights while teaching my students. It's from the help of my students that I have been able to build such a strong catalog of songs that they enjoy learning. If you are a beginner or an advanced player, it doesn't take long for me to identify the tools
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  • The Hunter School Of Music

    The Hunter School Of Music

    San Jose, CA · Amy Hunter

    The Hunter School of Music offers private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, mandolin, ukulele, flute, theory, and composition. Depending on age and ability, you can choose from a 30 minute, 45 minute, or 60 minute weekly private lesson. Private lessons are available to anyone from 5 years old through adults, beginners, intermediate, or advanced.  Our instructors have several years experience teaching children in schools, college classes, and individual and group lessons to all ages and abilities. You may read about each instructor’s background and their teaching p
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  • Local Masters

    Local Masters

    San Jose, CA · Mohit Singh

    At Local Masters, our prolific instructors customize sessions entirely around your level, capabilities and goals. For your convenience, our instructors are available to travel to your location to offer in-home sessions. All our instructors are highly trained and have a good reputation going along with customers as they help them develop and hone skills quickly.

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