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Chicago Blues Guitar Lessons

Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

Jack Cecchini Classic And Modern Guitar Studios

5.0 13 Reviews
Jack has devoted his life to the study, playing, and teaching of the Classic and Jazz guitar.  To be a master of both styles makes him singular; he is one of few who can perform both classical music and jazz.  Cecchini is equally at home whether accompanying famous stars, performing with The Chicago Symphony, The Lyric Opera or performing a guitar concerto with The Grant Park Orchestra.  Cecchini and his jazz quartet have played numerous concerts on college campuses nationwide.  He has performed difficult show scores such as "Jacque Brel" and "Promises, Promises". He has performed solo guitar for former President Gerald Fo ... View Profile
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Lessons & Beyond

Lessons & Beyond

5.0 4 Reviews
First of all, please read the message I sent to you before anything else! Moving on: Here is a list of just some ofthe things I am proficient in and can teach you: Genres (blues, rock, country, classical, metal, pop, punk) Technique (strumming, lead playing, fingerpicking, speed-picking, sweep picking) Theory (note-reading, scales/improvisation, chord construction, timing/rhythm) Composition (putting it all together- songwriting!) And this is all only the beginning. I come to each lesson with a plan, based off how I feel the student learns and what their goals are. I am patient and let the lessons move as fast as the student absorbs the inf ... View Profile
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International Mansion

International Mansion

5.0 4 Reviews
Our general curriculum includes a variety of challenging courses that meet or exceed state requirements (if you are following Common Core's markers). Suitable class sizes and exceptional, qualified teachers allow The Language & Music School to offer an expert-led and inclusive educational environment, while also ensuring each student receives the individualized attention and support they need. We set you up with a one on one teacher for an 8 week session ... View Profile
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Altered Stage

Altered Stage

5.0 3 Reviews
Through personalized music instruction and programming, Altered Stage brings guitar lessons, bass lessons, drum lessons, and voice lessons to life. We specialize in working with absolute beginners, as well as intermediate players who want to hone their skills.It's more than just music lessons. It's a journey, tailored to your individual musical goals, tastes, and aspirations. Take what you learn in your unlimited lessons and participate with our members in jam sessions in our new studio suite, play with members at club-arranged gigs with other members, learn how to write music and record and publish through our Altered Records label.Our staff ... View Profile
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 3 Reviews
We hand-select, background check, and certify a team of expert instructors dedicated to helping you learn and grow as a guitar player. Our accelerated curriculum will help you skip the “Mary Had A Little Lamb” phase and get you right into the fun stuff - iconic songs, chords and strumming, and creative solos! Once we cover the basics, your instructor will custom tailor each lesson to help you learn songs, styles, and genres of your choice. For our more experienced players, we’ll help you improve on your skills by delving deeper into technique and music theory application. We’ll work on phrasing, chord progressions, key ... View Profile
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 3 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, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn t ... View Profile
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Avalon Agency

Avalon Agency

5.0 2 Reviews
Hello my name is Robert and I teach beginning guitar lessons on acoustic guitars to students 18 and older, we also teach beginning level acting, career counseling as well as vocal training for actors and musicians. I have been a professional musician for over 20 years as well as a teacher. My background has been playing throughout the country at various venues and I have been written up in online and articles for my work. Music is my greatest passion as a performer and a respecter of musical artists. I love what I do and it shows throughout my work. My agency is located inside a gorgeous Mansion located in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood on ... View Profile
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Eric Thompson Music

Eric Thompson Music

5.0 2 Reviews
I started teaching in 2000. I have been playing for 23 years. I teach most styles including rock, jazz, country and blues. I also teach ukulele and beginner bass guitar. I graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2008 with a Bachelors in Jazz Studies under a in state full tuition scholarship. I studied privately with guitarist Fareed Haque (Joe Henderson, Dave Holland, Sting, Garaj Mahal) for 5 years and with trumpeter Art Davis (Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles) for 2 years.  While in college and after graduation I performed with my own jazz groups in Chicago and Southern Wisconsin. You can expect to learn in a fun and focused environme ... View Profile
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Samuel Bean - Guitar, Photography, Acting, And Cooking/baking

Samuel Bean - Guitar, Photography, Acting, And Cooking/baking

5.0 2 Reviews
I obtained my teaching certificate in 2006 and gradually discovered that providing private instruction is my supreme element.  I also discovered that I'm a hands-on learner - more so than I am a visual or auditory one. Hands-on learners make up a rather small percent of the population - one whose needs are easy to overlook. I make it my job to support students who need to do something in order to understand it and I do this by way of having you imitate what I do. Though imitation and repetition are my most obvious pieces, I make my lessons fun and exciting as well. Everyone can be (and already is) an actor, a musician, a skille ... View Profile
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 2 Reviews
We hand-select, background check, and certify a team of expert instructors dedicated to helping you learn and grow as a guitar player. Our accelerated curriculum will help you skip the “Mary Had A Little Lamb” phase and get you right into the fun stuff - iconic songs, chords and strumming, and creative solos! Once we cover the basics, your instructor will custom tailor each lesson to help you learn songs, styles, and genres of your choice. For our more experienced players, we’ll help you improve on your skills by delving deeper into technique and music theory application. We’ll work on phrasing, chord progressions, key ... View Profile
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 1 Review
We hand-select, background check, and certify a team of expert instructors dedicated to helping you learn and grow as a guitar player. Our accelerated curriculum will help you skip the “Mary Had A Little Lamb” phase and get you right into the fun stuff - iconic songs, chords and strumming, and creative solos! Once we cover the basics, your instructor will custom tailor each lesson to help you learn songs, styles, and genres of your choice. For our more experienced players, we’ll help you improve on your skills by delving deeper into technique and music theory application. We’ll work on phrasing, chord progressions, key ... View Profile
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RockStar Guitar

RockStar Guitar

5.0 1 Review
We hand-select, background check, and certify a team of expert instructors dedicated to helping you learn and grow as a guitar player. Our accelerated curriculum will help you skip the “Mary Had A Little Lamb” phase and get you right into the fun stuff - iconic songs, chords and strumming, and creative solos! Once we cover the basics, your instructor will custom tailor each lesson to help you learn songs, styles, and genres of your choice. For our more experienced players, we’ll help you improve on your skills by delving deeper into technique and music theory application. We’ll work on phrasing, chord progressions, key ... View Profile
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Logan Square Guitar School

Logan Square Guitar School

5.0 1 Review
If you are a lover of guitars, guitar playing, and guitar players, this is the place for YOU! Logan Square Guitar School is the ONLY place in town where 100% focus is on guitar.  Don't be distracted by instructors who teach bass, ukulele, vocals, piano, accordian, etc...  If you were a professional basketball player and you wanted to train with a master, would you choose just any ol' trainer?  Or, would seek out the best trainer in your specific field? ... View Profile
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Aaron Dorfman Music

Aaron Dorfman Music

5.0 1 Review
My priority is to find out what each individual student's music goals are and tailor our lessons experience around acheiving those goals.  
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Matt Brown's Guitar Studio

Matt Brown's Guitar Studio

5.0 1 Review
My teaching approach: I teach all styles of music, but tend to focus on fundamental musicianship skills. I have 16 years of professional teaching experience and 17 years of professional playing experience. Over the past 16 years, I've taught over 120 students of all age and ability levels. In the past, I was a guitar instructor for JamPlay.com and Capital University's Community Music School. I'm currently the guitarist and vocalist for Chicago-based band Dead Parade. I also play various theater, wedding, and restaurant gigs around Chicago. My influences are: I listen to just about every style of music - Nirvana, Tool, Bjork, Run The Jewels, M ... View Profile
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Ken Becker Music

Ken Becker Music

I understand that everyone has a different path in music, with different goals and visions for themselves. I provide my students with the motivation and skills to achieve their goals, and inspire them to play. I have been part of jazz ensembles, metal/rock bands, orchestras, wedding bands, among many others, along with extensive experience on tour, writing and producing music, and studying music/audio academically. Whatever it is that inspires my students, I know how to coach them to see their vision come to fruition and become the best version of their musical self possible! ... View Profile
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EriksGuitarLessons.com

EriksGuitarLessons.com

I’m a musician and teacher based in Central Illinois with the unique position of being both a classically-trained guitarist and an electric guitarist – I enjoy performing a variety of styles of music but my main focus as a performer is as a Jazz and Classical guitarist. I’ve earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Bradley University and a Master’s Degree in Music from Illinois State University studying Classical guitar. Currently I am finishing coursework toward a Doctorate of Music at the University of Illinois. Since 2004, I’ve taught hundreds of guitar students – beginner, intermediate and advanced. I’ve also taught music classes at Hea ... View Profile
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Bucktown Music

Bucktown Music

A family friendly music school in the heart of the Bucktown neighborhood.  
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Voice, Piano & Music Lessons

Voice, Piano & Music Lessons

Voice Teacher -- Musical Theatre, Pop, Rock, Country, Blues, Soul, Folk -Chest Voice, Head Voice, Mix, Belt, all styles from beginner to professional Piano Teacher -- Primary through Level 5, Chord chart studies Music General - Basic Music Theory, Coaching many instruments from Guitar, Trumpet, Cello, Etc. Scott Emerick has a Bachelor's degree in Music Vocal Performance Contemporary and Traditional Vocal Styles and Minored in Music Business from Belmont University • Teaches in your home in various neighborhoods north of Chicago • Private lesson designed for your skill level, desires, and needs • Two recitals each year and other performance ... View Profile
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Midlothian Music

Midlothian Music

Experience matters when it comes to the role of music teacher.  Our 13 accredited instructors come from the best music colleges and are specialists in the instruments they teach. We teach traditional methods and know how to create specific lesson plans for anyone age 5 and up. Using traditional methods of teaching, Midlothian Music can take students as beginners to as far as they want to go.  Our educational roots go back to our earliest days in 1960 and a number of our former students have gone on to enjoy rewarding professional careers in the music industry. Lessons are available Monday through Saturday at our Midlothian store and ... View Profile
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Gallagher School Of Guitar & Drums

Gallagher School Of Guitar & Drums

The Gallagher School helps guitarists find their authentic connection to music through one-to-one music instruction. After years of working with a variety of both beginners and continuing learners, we know that effective practice habits lead to actual performance results. Through a commitment to learning, our students enjoy creative freedom with their musicianship. We first work with students to clarify their specific musical goals. From there, we outline progressive steps for each student’s personalized learning style and pace. Above all, we excel at teaching them HOW to practice effectively, so they can enjoy real- ... View Profile
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Silbernik Music Academy

Silbernik Music Academy

I am a multi-talented teaching professional, committed to providing a solid education and instilling music appreciation in all my students.  I have a talent for tailoring lessons to meet students’ diverse needs and capture their interest and imagination.  Some key strengths include: • Musicianship Skill• Individualized Lesson Plans• Student Motivation • Performance Abilities• Comfortable with private or classroom instruction• Technology Integration ... View Profile
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School Of Rock Highwood

School Of Rock Highwood

Find your place in the music at School of Rock Highwood. We have a unique approach to learning music that helps our rockers blossom in unimaginable ways. Students are not only being taught an instrument—they’re learning to deal with life situations, building confidence, and becoming better people.At School of Rock Highwood, learning music in a lesson room is just the beginning. We get students playing on stage as quickly as possible, teaching them to play as soloists and as part of a team. This immersive method motivates them to be their best, helping them learn skills faster and more thoroughly.  ... View Profile
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The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

Trying to decide between a few different Music, Art and Dance Schools? If you are looking for music, art and dance you are at the right place! The Academy of Music and Art is a fun and friendly place to take lessons. We are here to help you get the most from your classes. You will fit in! You are taught in a way that is designed to build your self-esteem.  Beginners & children are welcome. Classes are all about you, your interests and your goals. You can learn and have fun at the same time.  Convenient after school, evening and weekend classes. Dance classes for ages 2 and up. Music lessons for ages 3 and up.  ... View Profile
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Performing Arts Studio

Performing Arts Studio

Our mission is to offer a unique training space for individuals interested in learning and enhancing their knowledge and practice of the performing arts. We focus on the training of the integral self,  body, voice, emotions and psyche. We seek to foster the application of these principles on stage and in daily life. Whether you are a performer looking to tune and expand your instrument or just interested in discovering yourself through the arts, the Performing Arts Studio strives offers an accessible, supportive community where you can achieve personal goals and set new ones. ... View Profile
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Guitar Lessons With Kevin M Buck

Guitar Lessons With Kevin M Buck

I am a professional guitarist and have been teaching guitar for over twenty years. I also have three solo albums and have written a book entitled “Guitar in Theory and Practice.” All lessons are taught at my home studio in Lockport (not far from I-355 and 159th Street), recorded, and emailed to you that night. Lessons are $25 for a half hour and $50 for an hour.
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Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

We understand how important your music is, and we want to help you become the industry leader you want to be.  That is why Horse-Drawn offers lessons and classes in all major areas. These lessons can be custom tailored to your individual needs, and can put you in the driver's seat on your own project. All of our teachers have many years experience in the music industry, and have taught both private lessons and group classes to clients all over the Midwest.  We deliver both the skills you desire, and the foundation we feel you need to accelerate your music production. ... View Profile
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Evolution Music Orland Park

Evolution Music Orland Park

Your lesson program will consist of weekly 30-minute private lessons. You’ll receive guidance and direction as you learn your instrument. You’ll learn many different styles, skills and techniques required to become a successful musician. We tailor your lessons to your specific needs and goals. Got a favorite song? Your teacher can help you work toward learning it!
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Frank J Rumoro Jazz Guitar & Theory Academy

Frank J Rumoro Jazz Guitar & Theory Academy

I have been performing since the late 1960s in all areas of the music industry: Live concert, Stage Productions, Studios, Club Work-Rock,Blues,Jazz,Gospel. BA Music Composition, DePaul Universty, Advanced Degree in Music Education. Been teaching in The Fine Arts Building since mid 1970s.  Have been facultied at Depaul University Jazz Dept., University of Illinois, Jazz Dept.. I have current and former students, now professionals, playing all over the City, Country, World Read My reviews on Yelp! ... View Profile
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Garage Band U

Garage Band U

I have performed professionally for for more then 30 years, with extensive experience in upright and electric bass and guitar. I studied at DePaul University's School of Jazz Music and privately with Larry Gray, who plays bass with Ramsey Lewis. As a jobbing musician, I have done radio and television jingles, studio session work, a great deal of pit work and many orchestral performances, including Chicago's Orchestra Hall, the Chicago Children's Choir and several seasons with The Paducah Symphony Orchestra. My long-term band experience includes swing with The Riff Rockets, The Rhythm Rockets and The Rockafellers; blues with the Convulsions, ... View Profile
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