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Guitar/music instructor


40 per hour - - Posted Apr 06, 2016

I can teach you whatever you want. Total beginner, advanced harmony, advanced techniques, specific songs/music, by ear or reading music (I recommend both!). I can teach idiosyncratic stylings of any music associated with the electric guitar and can offer new approaches to technique, melody, harmony, visualizing the fretboard, etc. to get you out of a musical rut.

Training & Qualifications

I have taught individual lessons occasionally for over a decade. Most recently I have taught out of Ev Stern's Maple Leaf Music Space. My current teacher bio can be viewed here:

In addition to guitar I can teach ukulele, other strings (banjo, mandolin, etc.), bass, saxophone, music theory, jazz harmony, etc.

Availability & Preferences

Evenings, weekends...

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of James

Ioana provided session of Acupuncture for James
Jun 04, 2016
It was a pleasure to meet James and an honour to work with him.
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Inactive User provided unit of Custom handmade soap for James
Jun 02, 2016
Seamless, friendly transaction. :) Thank you, James!


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About James Sloan

Physicist and musician. I am a physics instructor at North Seattle College and Shoreline Community College. I write, perform, and teach many styles of music and I play many instruments. I have a ba...sic recording studio in my basement capable of recording up to 8 microphones/instruments at once and have extensive experience arranging, producing, recording, and mixing more

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