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Mesa Beginner Guitar Instructors

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Bonnie Lou Art
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Vanessa H.
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Bonnie has been teaching my oldest son how to play the guitar for two years. He has learned so much from her. When he started playing the Baritone last year he didn't have any issues with reading the music thanks to his lessons with Bonnie. My youngest son is taking art lessons and gets better and better with each lesson. Bonnie is a very patient and fun teacher. She is also very encouraging.

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Jeff Sullivan Music
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michele P.
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Before our son began guitar lessons with Jeff, he got very good, competent lessons from other private instructors as well as those affiliated with the very impressive ASU music department. But Jeff’s individualized approach has been decidedly different. Recognizing that our 10 year old has areas of music that motivate him to stay excited and engaged, he always keeps the fun parts as the backbone of the learning process. This past weekend, he eagerly and proudly showed me the importance of knowing a variety of scales (major, minor, mixolydian, pentatonic, blues, etc.) and how he can use them to create music of his own. Talk about impressive! We can’t recommend Jeff more highly!

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Jam On Guitar Lessons
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Milva M.
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After the first try-out lesson, the very first thing I asked my 13-year old son about John Miller, as a guitar teacher, and his approach to teaching was, "How do you like him?". My son's answer was an exuberant, "I like him. He's cool!". Let me expound a little bit on that. My son plays the piano and a little bit of string bass so he has intermediate knowledge of music, in general. As a guitar student, he is a complete beginner. After a couple more lessons, he often comes out of John's studio looking at ease, not compelled. In my mind, that told me we made a very good choice for a guitar teacher in John. On a parent perspective, 25 miles of driving to his studio is not the best option considering I also had to deal with the 5pm-rush hour traffic. The good nature in John still managed to be very "accommodating". Eventually, we agreed move back the schedule a half-hour later to relax the concern a little bit. What needs to be said about John Miller, the guitar teacher? Five Stars (*****), what else!

Guitar Lessons from Ryan
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Lacresha L.
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Ryan is currently teaching my fraternal twins the acoustic guitar. The lessons take place in his home where he has a studio. He is a nice, young man. He is very talented and has been playing for about 10 years and because of that, I know he is well trained. He is easy to get along with and takes his time. He really cares about his teaching. My twins like going to get their lessons. And the most important thing to mevis that they are learning to play the acoustic guitar! He is a really good teacher and makes them feel like they are experts when they just started to play. Thank you, Ryan. Keep up the good work!

Jam With Jimmi T
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Emily M.
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Jimmi is a joy. He is energetic, off-hand, and ready to move constantly. His knowledge of the ukulele, guitar, and piano was impressive and came out in his teaching, making me both trust him and want to know more. Further, his teaching style builds on each other and he is always ready with praise and critique to tell you that you're on the right track and capable of more. I had a lot of fun at my consultation and already feel like I'm better equipped. I can't wait for my first official lesson!

  • 3 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Paulette B.
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I've enrolled in guitar lessons with Thomas. He has been easy to communicate with, and he is encouraging and reassuring (I'm a beginner). I look forward to my first lesson this week.

Reggie's Rhythm Room
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Steve P.
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I have had guitar lessons from Reggie Chavez now for over four years. I started with Reggie without any knowledge or previous training on guitar at the age of 58 . Reggie has literally opened a new door to me to the wonderful experience of the playing a musical instrument. I have learned the fundamentals and then learned how to play songs. Reggie has inspired me to play live with other guitarists confidently. Best of all, Reggie instructs in a way that is relaxed, and gives me constructive feedback in a reassuring way, never harsh or in a way I feel bad. He is the best !

Lashley Ltd. Guitar Studio
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
David R.
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Brett is the consummate recording professional in the truest sense of the word. As producer and engineer of my recently recorded album, Double Down On Love, he brought his vast musical knowledge and meticulous technical skill to the table at every session and I could not be more pleased with the results. Though classically trained on the guitar, he possesses eclectic musical tastes, all which have added tremendous color and vibrancy to my music. Without reservation, I highly recommend Brett Lashley to you for your recording needs. And should you desire guitar lessons, Brett's an outstanding instructor as well. Five plus stars for Brett Lashley.

  • 15 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly D.
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Quick and easy to coordinate piano lessons for my six year old.

  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Beverley M.
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Maryanne is a wonderful classical guitar teacher. She is very talented on this instrument and teaches in such a professional manner. She's extremely patient and helpful and even willing to answer calls and texts during non-lesson times if I have a question about a piece of music that I'm working on. She takes into consideration the types of music that I want to play and yet makes sure that I have the basic techniques to play correctly. I highly recommend Maryanne as a classical guitar teacher.

Michael Daniel
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Rosie W.
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I have taken vocal lessons and songwriting coaching from Michael Daniel. In addition he has produced a few songs for me. Besides being an excellent, patient instructor with an unparalleled knowledge of rock and pop music, he makes me sound gooooooood. Very kind, ethical instructor.

GuitarTommy
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ron Kathy S.
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We have been taking guitar lessons from Tom Wray (GuitarTommy) for almost 3 years now. His knowledge and ability to teach always instills in us a desire to learn more and play better. He starts our lessons on time, but more importantly, he stresses the fundamentals. He's very professional. We highly recommend him for all age groups. He's GREAT!

Lessons with Derek
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Chelsea P.
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Derek is a great guitar instructor!!! He made the songs I was learning really easy to understand and learn. He is also very patient and makes learning fun!

Jeff Leece
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Don T.
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I took beginning bass lessons from Jeff 10 years back for a year or so. I am an old dog and he was able to teach me. The knowledge he shared with me has taken me pass my goals. I still review some of the material he shared. I sometimes think I should take more lessons. I now get calls to play professionally. thanks Jeff.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I focus on what the individual student wants to learn in the long term and guide him on their path to achieving those goals.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I teach guitar lessons. I've been playing for six years and teaching for one year. I've played in numerous bands. I play at my church and have done a few out-of-town gigs.

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The services I offer are as follows: * Guitar classes * Guitar training * Guitar instruction: bass and lead * Guitar ideas * Guitar consulting

  • 34 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I teach basic and intermediate guitar. I also teach classical and folk technique. I can teach you to strum along, Travis pick, read notes and tablatures. I can help you find an instrument that fits you, and your needs. If I can't teach you what you need, then I can find someone who can. I've been playing and teaching for 30 years.

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I offer guitar lessons and repairs. I teach scales, chords, and patterns. I have been teaching for 15 years. I will travel. Learn today!

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I'll give you the ability to learn songs that you want to learn. With in-home teaching, there is more opportunity for improvement because the student feels more comfortable at home.

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