Brian’s Guitar Lessons (Beg-Adv) (Online)
Brian’s Guitar Lessons (Beg-Adv) (Online)

Brian’s Guitar Lessons (Beg-Adv) (Online)

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Introduction: With more than 30 years experience teaching and performing I am also an author of a book on guitar. I can teach you good playing and practice habits leading to a total understanding and accelerated learning path. The book is based on having a full understanding of the instrument from a technique, theory, songwriting and soloing perspective. If you want to know how to put everything together on the guitar I can definitely help you do it! In addition to being an educator my live experience includes playing with members of the Lumineers, Jack Johnson, Guided by Voices, major broadway shows including Hairspray, Movin Out, Jersey Boys and for the orchestra in “Pageant of the Masters”. All this studying and live experience allows me to streamline the learning experience for the student. It’s really been in the last 5 years that I have noticed a much quicker path of progress as a whole for all of my students. They are getting a clear picture of the entire fretboard including chords / scales / music theory / ear training and songwriting For intermediate to advanced students I am able to teach and play any style. I can get you to the next level of playing quickly! I am willing to teach a beginner if you show dedication and a strong desire to learn the instrument. I can show you a ton of tricks and secrets that will get you playing smoothly in a short amount of time. Advanced students, I am sharing fully the knowledge taught to me by guitar legends Gary Hoey, Bruce Bartlett (Berklee college of music guitar instructor) and Charlie Banacos (piano). I enjoy seeing my students’ progress whether it’s playing bluesy rock, heavy metal or improvising over Jazz changes. I happy to share what I have learned in the 35 years I have been playing and studying guitar.
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Patrick B.

Guitar Lessons

Brian is an amazing teacher with a very calm demeanor. I am in my 50's and brand new to guitar and he was able to get me to play and understand music and build my confidence. After 2 lessons I'm already playing a Bob Dylan song that I love.
Dec 3, 2019
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Brad W.

Guitar Lessons

Brian is great. I've only had 2 lessons but it feels like Brian really cares about his students. I haven't felt rushed and he addresses all my questions directly and succinctly.
Jul 7, 2020
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Gerson E.

Guitar Lessons (for adults)

Everything!!!! Brian is crazy skilled! I had mostly taught myself guitar when I started, and decided it was time to take private lessons - to take it up a notch. Brian came up with a plan - and we jumped on it. From day 1, kept me busy hrs on end - practice is the key. Patient and down to earth - do I recommend Brian? YES!!! Please give him a call - he's worked with my crazy schedule and has been able to accommodate me.
May 27, 2017
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Shani C.

Guitar Lessons (for adults)

Brian is an awesome guitar player and teacher! He's kind, patient and very knowledgeable. I feel like I've learned so much in just a few lessons and I'm looking forward to becoming a better player under his tutelage. I like his teaching style (patient and encouraging) and getting to choose the songs I learn makes practicing so much more enjoyable. Lastly, he comes to my house for my lesson, he's always on time and his rates are reasonable!
Feb 4, 2017
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Kelly M.

Guitar Lessons

Brian's innate passion and knowledge of music translates directly into how he teaches guitar. His attention to detail, patience, and encouraging attitude creates a fun, relaxed and informative learning environment. If you are starting as a beginner, he will assess your ability and quickly elevate you to the next level through working during the lesson and assigning exercises outside of the lesson. Working with Brian is just as much of an intellectual experience as it is technically challenging. Brian teaches through relevant melodic examples and pop culture comparisons to know how and why an artist made certain chord choices, which keeps the learning process exciting. The benefit of working with Brian is incomparable since he tailors each lesson to suit the clients questions, sound and creative needs. Thank you Brian!
Oct 11, 2014
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