Find a blues guitar lessons in San Rafael, CA

Find blues guitar lessons in San Rafael, CA

Find blues guitar lessons in San Rafael, CA

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Top 10 blues guitar lessons in San Rafael, CA

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Bruce Music Studio

Bruce Music Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves San Rafael, CA
Welcome to Bruce Li! Based in Daly City, CA, I offer specialized violin, music theory, and audio production lessons tailored to your unique strengths and aspirations. With a one-on-one approach, I ensure a personalized curriculum that not only hones your technical skills but also enriches your overall musicality. Whether you're a beginner eager to start your musical journey or an advanced student looking to refine your craft, I am here to guide you every step of the way. Let's create beautiful music together!
Sean Griffin Guitar Lessons

Sean Griffin Guitar Lessons

4.9Exceptional(17)
Offers online services
22 hires on Lessons
Serves San Rafael, CA
Jeremy B. says, "Sean is a really patient and knowledgeable teacher. He is organized with his lessons and exercises which I found really helpful." Read more
Josh

Josh

New on Lessons
Offers online services
5 hires on Lessons
29+ years in business
Serves San Rafael, CA
I have over 27 years experience teaching private lessons. I take a customized approach taylored to each students tastes and needs. I enjoy watching my students get better and better, as well as playing music with them.
Classical Guitar Lessons

Classical Guitar Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves San Rafael, CA
Hello! I’m Daniel a classical guitarist attending SF conservatory of music, and been studying with David Tanenbaum for 3 years. I also had classes with guitarist like David Russell, Eliot Fisk and Sergio Assad that further helped me with my playing. Besides studying guitar I love teaching and sharing what I do whenever i have time, I am mostly specialized in classical music but also play Hispanic and Latino music.
Guitar By Paul

Guitar By Paul

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
35+ years in business
Serves San Rafael, CA
Jonathan L. says, "Paul is an extremely nice guy who has a real passion for guitar. He is very experienced and seems to understand his student’s goals. Give him a try!" Read more
Ben Kunin's Guitar Lessons

Ben Kunin's Guitar Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
Serves San Rafael, CA
Provide careful instruction in classical and folk guitar and other styles Seeing improvement and connecting musically with the students
Gideon’s Guitar

Gideon’s Guitar

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves San Rafael, CA
I play acoustic, electric, and bass guitar, but right now I've only got my acoustic, so I'm only giving Acoustic lessons. In my opinion, if you're a beginner it really is best to learn how to play an acoustic before you start playing an electric, for a number of reasons. I honestly think if you master the acoustic first, it will ultimately make you a stronger player. I pretty much teach beginner level guitar, but if you've been playing for a while and already know the basics and are just looking to take lessons so as to inspire you to practice more, that's cool too When the pandemic lifts we can meet in person, but for now I'm only giving re
Daniel Alvarenga's Music

Daniel Alvarenga's Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves San Rafael, CA
I have over 30 years of playing and perfroming. I have a vast knowledge of both classical and flamenco styles as well as Latin, Afrocubana, Reggea, rock, among other styles. Some of my mentors and teachers include Larry Ferrara and Marc Teicholtz (from San francisco Conservatory of music) Candido Morales ( Agustin Barrios Mangore direct student) Angel Romero (Master class)Gopal Slavonic( Bay area Flamenco teacher). I enjoy seeing breakthrough in my students performance and technique from day one. I am very passionate as well as patient when teaching my lessons . I make my lessons fun, practical and relevant to my students' needs and skills. I...
San Francisco Guitar Studio

San Francisco Guitar Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
40+ years in business
Serves San Rafael, CA
San Francisco Guitar Studio, founded in 1984 by Mark Simons, is renowned for world-class guitar instruction and performances. Located in San Francisco, California, they offer both in-person and online music lessons across various styles including classical, jazz, blues, and more. They cater to all ages and skill levels, providing individual and group sessions. Moreover, they assist in audition and competition preparation. Mark Simons, a member and co-director of the San Francisco Guitar Quartet since 1998, has a wide reach, having formerly taught in cities globally including Boston, Stuttgart, and Los Angeles.
Van Jackson-Weaver, Music Lessons

Van Jackson-Weaver, Music Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves San Rafael, CA
I am an independent musician with a diverse background in classical pedagogy and contemporary music in both the experimental and pop realms. I am interested in helping students of diverse musical backgrounds and proclivities develop skills that pertain to the modern musical landscape. My proficiencies include instrumental performance, audio engineering, Ableton Live, Max/MSP, analog and digital synthesis, music theory, and the history of Western Music. I have been performing music on stage since my early teens, from rock to pop to classical to experimental and electronic. I have maintained my own private teaching studio since 2010, and held a

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 Rafael blues guitar lessons

Recent success stories from people in the San Rafael area.
Lisa Ramon C.
Sean isn't an excellent teacher. He covers everything. Theory and songs you want to learn. I am quite pleased and I have taken from a few instructors. He is one of the best!
Sean Griffin Guitar Lessons
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