Over 28 years of experience. I have played and recorded with some of the biggest names in the business. I have played on the sets of warner bros.& CBS tv show and have cable tv placements. exc. I have 3 DVD's with worldwide distribution. I have a full Pro Tools HD studio- you can learn play guitar, write music and music production at the same time!
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Reggae Guitar, Jazz Guitar, Pop Guitar, Bluegrass Guitar, Metal Guitar, R & B Guitar, Alternative Guitar, Country Guitar, Folk Guitar, Blues Guitar, Rock Guitar
Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar
My influences are:
all the greats.
The number of years I've given guitar lessons:
My guitar lessons take place in:
The teacher's studio
or the student's home
Guitar Lessons with me take place in the following areas:
Thousand oaks (Instrumental music) Northridge,North Hollywood, your place.
My cancellation/booking policy:
30 a half hour. 50 an hour. slightly more if i come to you, fee will be based on how far I travel. :)
Which methods of payment are accepted?
Paypal, Checks, Cash
Guidance In Equipment Selection, Recording and Production, Song Writing, Scales and Exercises, Music Theory, Reading Music, Jamming Skills, Improvisation, Performance, Fingerstyle, Rhythm guitar, Lead guitar
Your first guitar lesson with me might include the following:
Teaching is an aquired skill. I have taught thousands of students, everyone of them unique and different. Some are now full time toring musicians with record deals of thier own. Learn how to enjoy the instrument and practice becomes fun-music should be food for the soul.
A guitar lesson with me might entail the following:
Dave provides custom lessons tailored to the individual. Whether you want to just have some fun playing an instrument and learn your favorite songs or become the next Eddie Van Halen, learning things the right way the first time will save you hours of aggravation and keep it fun. Practice is necessary- but practicing the right things, the right way are essential for building solid foundation and preventing pain!
The qualities I look for in an ideal guitar student might include the following:
“I took lessons from Raymond for a number of years while I lived in Gainesville. He is by far the best guitar teacher I have ever had. He knows the instrument well, he knows music and music theory, and he teaches proven methods (Sagreras, Pujol, Carcassi, Aguado, Brouwer). Raymond is an excellent musician and can teach any level or style. So many gu...”