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Billy N.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Awarded Composers Residency from Yadoo
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
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Billy N.

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I don't consider myself a Flamenco Guitarist but I'm schooled for over 5 years in the techniques and styles. I love the music and as an excellent teacher I have an excellent method from my own guitar master that will get you going on your way. If you stay with Flamenco to a certain level, I'll try to help you find a teacher that would really specialize in advanced playing

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music a

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Matt H.
Great! Loved it! A high-level teacher, extremely knowledgeable and accomplished. This will certainly challenge me as a beginner.
John
I was a beginner wanting to learn some Brazilian guitar: samba, bossa nova, etc. Billy was great for that as a very accomplished guitarist of that genre. He is very engaging and enthusiastic. He was patient with me in working on the difficult chords and strumming that this type of music requires. Having literally, "written the book", he had an organized approach. I also enjoyed his humor and occasional stories about guitarist he has know. Acho que ele tem Jeito para ensinar violao.
Rolf T.
So far great - just started
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Russell S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to start taking your guitar skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument or subject matter themselves. My name is Russ and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 15. I have a Platinum #1 Billboard charting record under my belt, worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Red Velvet, Lifehouse and more; and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Feel free to browse my official website for a full list of credits.

Want to learn to shred guitar? Produce beats? Write your own songs? Dive into theory? Record yourself? This page is the one stop shop. Feel free to reach out with any requests or questions!

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
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Ahmad G.

240 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
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Ahmad G.

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I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

About Ahmad

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with

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patient and thorough
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I've been taking lessons for 3 years now with Ahmad. My guitar ambitions are frequently met with technical and musical obstacles, and Ahmad has always helped me work through them and keep me moving forward.

I have also been working on music theory and basic guitar chords - Ahmad has helped guide me to a better understanding and technical proficiency.

Lessons are conducted in a friendly and supportive way and his positive attitude plays a vital role in motivating me to keep working at guitar. I think no matter what your guitar goals are, Ahmad can help you move improve and keep taking it to the next level.
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Jason M.

104 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jason M.

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Everything from progressions to rhythm to barre chords and beyond.

Flaminco Guitar is often thought of as advanced and complicated.

I can break down the style so that you can not only understand it, but also play the style so that you sound like a pro.

About Jason

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in gen

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Phoenix L.
My son, 9, loves Jason!
Mark
patient, thorough in explaining things
James S.
Five Stars for the teacher.
Three Stars for technology.
Patient, knowledgeable, easy to work with.
Did I say patient?
A fantastic ear and knows what I need to accomplish.
In time, Jason will help me master my goal and in time to jam with friends this summer.
Cheers.
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Matthew H.

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  • Speaks French, English
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  • Teaching since 1988
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Matthew H.

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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with various members of Heart & Bad Company & Former Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.
2020 Update - I'm Pacific NW Guitarist for Rudy Parris from "NBC TV's The Voice!" Go Team Blake -

So Many Cool Flamenco Tricks. I break them down for you one by one.

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Master How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Learn How Associates Of Mine Made it On American Idol 2021 & “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! Congrats Ava August 2021 - I'm So Prou

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Leslie
My experience with Matt teaching me the in's and out's of word-press is more than I could ever have imagined. I am not sure if I would be as far along in setting up my business if not for his teaching style. I highly recommend him as an instructor.
Jackie
Everything really well explained
Drew
Matt is an amazing teacher
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John B.

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  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John B.

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Learn how to play Flamenco guitar!

Learn how to play Flamenco techniques such as, rasqueados, tremolo, chord progressions and improvisation and note reading. Through careful study, students will learn to play various Flamenco styles such as Malaguena, Bulerias, Farrucas, Soleares, Fandangos and more.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of music

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Annie
John is the best! He is super kind, patient, and friendly and he'll meet you where you are skill-wise so that improving at your instrument is fun and not intimidating! :-)
Felicia
John was awesome. This is my first time playing acoustic guitar, and he broke it down and made it palatable for me to chew!
Eugene N.
John is great!

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The average cost of 60-minute flamenco guitar lessons is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $300 per hour.
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"Outstanding!!!

I have been playing with my guitar for 15 years. I have tried a few teachers and they were ok. But I never felt as connected to wanting to learn and improve as I do with Juan. His approach feels perfect, not aggressive nor placid. Never do you feel out of place even when time doesn't allow one to practice. I didn't just find a guitar teacher but I also found a friend and music mentor."
Rene
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Juan C.
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"Ayme is Good she just think of the lesson's and she remember it"
Frank
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Ayme F.
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"I had a wonderful experience studying flamenco guitar with Edward and would highly recommend him to anyone. I came to Edward with a very specific problem of trying to learn the rasgueado technique in Flamenco. After spending the better part of a year attempting to learn via Youtube videos, etc., but to no real avail, I knew it was time to find a one-on-one teacher. Edward was experienced, patient, a great communicator, and made me feel comfortable during the lessons. He very thoroughly taught the technique and chose songs for me to practice that would help me to slowly build this ability. When I mentioned a particular song that I was interested in learning, he spent hours in his off time doing a transcription of it for me. A great guy and a great teacher!"
Steve
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Edward F.
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"Exceeded my expectations...Ben connected with me right away. As an adult beginner, I found his instructional methods and philosophy encouraging.
Looking forward to working with Bem for a long time...."
Jack
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Ben S.
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"Great lesson - learned the opening phrase of Malaguena and a bit of rasgueado."
Sudin
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"I've been studying Flamenco Guitar with Ed for almost 2 years. He is a talented teacher and performer. My wife dances flamenco in a group that Ed plays guitar for, and I was always impressed with Ed's music, so when I finally took the plunge and chose to start guitar lessons, I knew who to go to. Learning flamenco is one of the hardest things I've ever tried to undertake, but it is super fun and rewarding when these difficult skills start to stick. Ed is patient and knows how to push me just a little bit past my comfort zone so I actually make progress."
Steven
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Edward F.
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"Cool guy, really easy to work with, gifted, and does't waste time."
Sidd
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"Excellent instructor.

Very patient teacher. He has the patience of a Saint.
Great progress."
Carlos
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from John B.
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"The lessons were really well structured and I felt I was on my way to achieve my goals from the first one.

Ben broke everything down into manageable chunks and built upon each lesson at the level that was right for me. He has a great teaching style and always makes you feel comfortable to ask as many questions as you need to.

I feel I have learnt so much, not only for my flamenco playing, but knowledge and skills that I can use across the board with guitar. With Ben's help I was also able to learn how to play one of my favourite songs!"
Yolanda
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Ben S.
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"Very fun and a great kick-off meeting with Ben."
Jeff
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Ben S.
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Private Flamenco Guitar Lessons Near You

Flamenco is a type of rhythmic dance, accompanied by a particular style of music, that's native to Spain. Whether it's the brightly colored dresses, vibrant dance moves, or the unique tone of flamenco singing that draws you to flamenco guitar, taking flamenco guitar lessons can be a truly rewarding experience. 

Flamenco guitar is similar to classical guitar, but features a more staccato style of playing and a slightly different guitar anatomy. This prevents tonal muddiness when playing numerous notes in flamenco's signature staccato style. It's easy to fall in love with the sound and music of the flamenco guitar. Learning to play flamenco guitar and becoming a tacaordes (flamenco player) is fun, too! Perfecting the techniques (called toque) and tone of playing f

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lamenco guitar, however, will require dedication, focus, lots of practice, and passion for the art of flamenco. 

Why Learn Flamenco Guitar?

Playing flamenco guitar requires tremendous dexterity. No flamenco player is born with this type of dexterity. Rather, it's developed as an aspiring musician learns and practices new techniques. As a result, flamenco players develop incredible strength and flexibility in their hands and arms. The development of the dexterity and muscle memory required for playing flamenco guitar, plus the ability to read music imparts a variety of additional benefits on those who play flamenco. Playing flamenco improves several important functions of the brain, such as memory, focus, listening abilities, and the ability to learn.

Playing flamenco guitar has also been shown to lower stress and blood pressure. Simply listening to flamenco music imparts positive benefits, such as reduced anxiety. As a result, picking up this instrument could lead to a healthier and happier heart.  

The Best Way to Learn Flamenco Guitar and What You'll Study

Although you can find plenty of free flamenco guitar classes online, learning with a private teacher is by far the best way. With immediate feedback, you'll overcome personal challenges and pick up new techniques fast. Plus, private teachers customize every lesson to your individual interests, learning abilities, and goals, so no two lessons are exactly alike. Flamenco guitar lessons for kids differ greatly in terms of course content and teaching style from flamenco guitar classes for adults. 

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Flamenco Guitar Lessons

If you have little or no previous experience playing flamenco guitar, then beginner lessons are for you. In beginner lessons, you'll be introduced to your flamenco guitar, basic guitar playing techniques, and you'll learn what makes flamenco guitar unique. Depending on your existing musical knowledge, your flamenco guitar tutor might choose to cover some of the following topics:  

  • Proper posture, hand position, and hold
  • Guitar anatomy, care, and tuning
  • Flamenco guitar terms
  • Basic chords and fingering
  • Reading guitar tablature and musical notation
  • Introduction to musical theory

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Flamenco Guitar Classes

In intermediate flamenco guitar classes, you'll be introduced to the styles and techniques that will allow you to achieve the sound and tonality that is unique to flamenco guitar. Plus, your physical ability to play and work through these techniques will improve as your hands and posture become stronger. Your flamenco guitar teacher might choose to cover some of the following topics:

  • Scales and Arpeggios
  • Flamenco styles and nails
  • Time signature and keeping rhythm
  • Modal and tonal harmonies
  • Flamenco techniques (picado, tremolo, golpe, rasgueado, etc.)
  • Using a capo

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Flamenco Guitar Lessons

Advanced flamenco guitar students should already be familiar with most of the techniques, styles, and nails of playing flamenco guitar. In advanced lessons, you'll work on perfecting your skills to reach virtuoso level. In advanced lessons, you'll develop an individual style and focus on overcoming your individual challenges to become the strongest player you can be. Course topics in advanced lessons depends greatly on the individual student's goals and interests, but your instructor might choose to cover the following topics:

  • Agility exercises
  • Improvisation and soloing
  • Composing and developing personal style
  • Audition coaching
  • Performance preparation
  • Music business counsel

How to Find a Flamenco Guitar Teacher Near You

If you're ready to learn flamenco guitar and play the sultry music of greats, like Paco de Lucia and Ramón and Carlos Montoya, then you'll need to find a flamenco guitar tutor. Finding one on TakeLessons is easy! A quick search will direct you to a variety of highly experienced and qualified teachers who offer classes near you and online. We recommend reading through several teacher profiles and student reviews before selecting the tutor who's best for you.

The cost of flamenco guitar lessons varies, but most teachers charge a rate based on the length and frequency of lessons. With a variety of teachers and rates available, you'll be able to find a flamenco guitar teacher who fits into both your budget and your schedule. Regardless of the cost, the payoff of taking flamenco guitar classes is enormous! With just a few lessons, you'll be on your way to enjoying the enchanting sounds of flamenco guitar.

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What is Flamenco Guitar? Terms and Techniques You Need to Know

Falling in love with the sounds of flamenco guitar is easy, but this instrument is fun to learn and play too! In this article, we'll help you learn the basic terms and techniques for flamenco guitar. Some folks get interested in flamenco through its virtuosic guitar playing, rhythmic dancing and colorful dresses, or the expressive nature of Gypsy singing. For guitarists of other styles, playing flamenco is among the most respected styles in the world thanks to its sound, tonality, and tec …

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