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Dom Minasi
5.0
from 51 reviews
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ian A.
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I have been taking jazz guitar lessons from Dom for almost a year and a half now. His particular approach to teaching music is very refreshing from all others I've encountered before. Dom has a certain way of finding a student's particular sound on their instrument and personalizing each lesson to better bring out this sound. My experience so far has been completely positive and I look forward to more lessons.

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David First
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
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Nora W.
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Phenomenal musician, great teacher, cool cat - I rate David First INFINITY STARS. I've studied music here and there, but it wasn't until I started taking bass lessons with David a few years ago that it all came together for me. He explains music theory in a way I can understand and translate to actual practice that is not a chore, it is fun and addictive! Besides developing technical skill, Dave also helped me grow as a musician by getting over feeling awkward jamming with other people. I eventually felt comfortable enough to audition for bands and ended up in a fun one, playing out in the city even! David was there for my first gig, too. My husband was so impressed with my progress, he started guitar lessons last year and has come so far, it is amazing. We feel like Grasshoppers to David's Master Po. He is the best, ok I'll stop now, you get it.

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NYC In-Home Guitar Lessons
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel B.
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I have been taking guitar lessons with Christopher for over two years and I can’t say enough good things about the experience. Christopher is not only extremely knowledgeable, he is an experienced teacher and knows how to effectively work with students to tailor lessons to their individual learning style. He is a pro at being able to explain musical concepts to beginners, and at breaking down learning into a manageable process that makes progress easier and keeps you motivated. Secondly, and probably more importantly, Christopher is really committed to his clients. He really goes the extra mile to insure clients are getting what they need out of their lessons. That extra level of attentiveness ultimately makes all the difference in keeping you motivated and focused on improving. Highly recommend!

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Take Note Lessons
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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My daughter had a terrific guitar lesson with Diana who was very patient with great attention to the fundamentals and we look forward to working with her again.

Jimi Durso
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Hillel F.
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I took guitar lessons from Jimi on a fairly constant basis for about 3 years. The best and most unique feature of his teaching style is the balance between the freedom Jimi gives students in what they want to achieve musically, and the structure that he provides students with that will allow them to reach that goal. Personally, I learned advanced rock and jazz guitar techniques and improvisation from Jimi, and I am very happy with my current level of ability. Especially helpful is his extremely coherent way of explaining often over-complicated music theory. Jimi treats his students with an optimistic and respectful attitude, and creates a very welcoming and encouraging environment for the music student.

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Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
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Daniel D.
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Josh is clearly very skilled with a guitar and has taught many students before. He will tailor the lessons towards what you would most want to learn, and in that sense he is very flexible. He is extremely friendly and punctual. Even in my first lesson he was able to help my technical ability improve dramatically, and I'm much more confident of being able to pick up new songs quickly. I look forward every week to the lessons.

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  • 26 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Winston O.
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Guitar lessons can be boring, but not with Steve. Steve's guitar playing its Eddie Van Halen's level and best of all is that he is very humble and a funny teacher. He will take his time to explain you note by note on the entire fretboard. I always have fun learning new scales, arpeggios, triads etc. with Steve. You will actually get exited every time a guitar lesson with him is coming up. A guitar instructor that actually knows how to play pretty much anything on guitar, but if you are into Rock, Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Metal, Jazz and Jazz Fusion, you should definitely take guitar lessons with Steve. - Winston Beast Master (Khiazma band)

  • 13 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Rakia H.
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Ms. Gwin is excellent and my daughter and I are happy and very fortunate to have found her for piano lessons. From day 1, she has been very accommodating, knowledgeable and passionate, which is reflected through her teaching. My daughter is only 4 years old and Ms. Gwin was able to creatively adapt concepts to meet her current level of understanding. With just 2 months of instruction, meeting once per week for 30 minutes, my daughter has already mastered playing "Mary Had a Little Lamb", as well as, some piano theory. My daughter looks forward to her weekly sessions and I am very pleased with the talent that she is so quickly developing.

Josh's Music Lessons
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Jason H.
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I briefly took guitar lessons from Josh. I wanted to learn to play with other musicians and improvise, and his jazz background is what caught my attention. The sessions were informative and Josh was very encouraging. I had to stop unexpectedly but what I learned in the few lessons I took was very helpful and got me out of the rut I fall into while practicing on my own.

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Drew Wesely
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lena G.
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My son had his first guitar lesson last week. Drew is punctual, professional, friendly, and great with kids.. it was easy to set up a day and time that works best for us. Looking forward to our next lesson. Lena

Daan Kleijn
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen N.
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Dan was so flexible in arranging a "birthday gift" of guitar lessons for our daughter. Though the schedules haven't worked out yet for the lessons, my daughter is really looking forward to such. Friendly, and approachable man. A pleasure to deal with!

Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Kyle V.
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I had attempted to learn the guitar via YouTube for about 6 months and continued to struggle. Decided to give Josh a shot and have been thoroughly impressed. He is a young, down-to-earth normal guy with tons knowledge and enthusiasm. He actually listens to what I want to learn and structures his lessons and materials around this. He always comes well prepared and teaching comes natural to him. Overall extremely happy with Josh as a guitar coach (contrary to all the others I've tried!)

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  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peter S.
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Inspiring jazz guitar lessons: technique, theory, chord melody, improvisation.

  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Paul B.
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Engages kids to guitar lessons and practice. Very satisfied with Kaz's style and approach of teaching.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Wendy L.
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Mr. Connor has been working with my children the last two years. He is an amazing teacher who is very patient and kind to my children. He is teaching them Chinese, singing, drum and guitar. Unlike other teacher we had in the past, Mr. Connor incorporate games and songs into all his lessons which makes language learning much more interest. My children adores Mr. Connor and looking forward to work with him every time.

Paul Elwood
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Susan B.
Verified review

We are just getting started with our guitar lessons. Paul has an enthusiastic yet calm demeanor. We are looking forward to our lessons with him. So far we have a positive feeling about this new venture!

Jeremy Hilliard
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Bernie S.
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I've been playing guitar on and off for many years, and have tried a number of teachers, but I always come back to the same thing- I get a pile of instructions and scales from someone and I look at the guitar and decide I don't want to play it. This all changed after I met Jeremy- he knew exactly how to make me excited to pick up the instrument. I'm still not exactly sure how he did it, but since I started with him I can't wait to get to my guitar. He has a method he uses where he finds ways to make practicing fun, or at least have immediate results. A truly excellent teacher A+++.

Music Lessons
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 48 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra F.
Verified review

My 6yr old just had his first lesson with Lenny and is very excited for the next one. Lenny was very patient and relatable. We were very pleased!

Marcelo Maccagnan
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Rob H.
Verified review

Really enjoying my lessons with Marcelo and seeing a lot of progress in a short time thus far.

Sound Heights Records
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen K.
Verified review

Chanan was a joy to work with! Knowledgeable and skilled and very creative. He helped produce a record of sacred music for me and also provided back up guitar for my band when needed a few times in Dallas. He is an exceptional engineer and guitar player with a fine ear for detail.

Songwriting with Natalia
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Kyle G.
Verified review

I had been writing songs on the guitar for a year and a half when I started lessons with Natalia. Meeting weekly on Skype/Zoom she had me writing more and better stuff while also working on guitar technique. After working four months with her I had one of my songs win a song writing contest here in Seattle which led to a CD and paid concert gig! I couldn't have imagined I'd be writing at this level so quickly but working with a professional like Natalia can really accelerate your learning. I'm sure I'll be taking lessons from her years from now

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Need Guitar Teacher

New York, NY

  • Student age
    26-55
  • Guitar type
    Acoustic
  • Years of experience
    1
  • Last piece performed
    (Intentionally left blank)
  • Can read the following musical notation:
    Other (somewhat)
  • Interested in the following musical style(s)
    Classical, Jazz, Rock, Folk
  • Has instrument
    Yes, I have my own instrument
  • Short term goals
    practice and play consistently
  • Long term goals
    incorporate into my music production and play for fun also
  • Amount of time student is interested in taking lessons
    As recommended by teacher
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Lesson length
    As recommended by professional
  • Day preference
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference
    Other (I'm freelance and schedule changes weekly)
  • Details
    I used to play in highschool
  • $42.5
    Average price

Need an Electric Guitar Teacher

Oak Ridge, NJ

  • Guitar type
    Electric
  • Level of experience
    Intermediate
  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Details
    I learn by ear mostly but I really need help with refining my own playing skills. I want to play my own music.

Need a Guitar Instructor

New York, NY

  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Guitar type
    Classical
  • Experience
    Beginner
  • Details
    10 years old
  • $46.67
    Average price
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