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David H.

Musician studying jazz in college who is ready to tutor others

Musician studying jazz in college who is ready to tutor others

$50/hour

  • New Britain, CT 06051

About David


Bio

I have been playing and teaching guitar for most of my adult life. Few things are as engaging or as satisfying for me, whether the material is very simple or very challenging. I hope that you will feel the same way, and my aim is to help.

I started off learning the usual battery of classic rock hits from local guitar hero Jon Hathaway. While studying music in college, I cultivated a love for jazz and improvised music that has stayed with me to this day.

Technique, Music Theory, Ear...

I have been playing and teaching guitar for most of my adult life. Few things are as engaging or as satisfying for me, whether the material is very simple or very challenging. I hope that you will feel the same way, and my aim is to help.

I started off learning the usual battery of classic rock hits from local guitar hero Jon Hathaway. While studying music in college, I cultivated a love for jazz and improvised music that has stayed with me to this day.

Technique, Music Theory, Ear Training, Repertoire, Improvisational Skills, Guitar Concepts

Please feel free to contact me if you've ever considered taking lessons. I promise you'll be glad you did.


Education

Community College of RI
Jazz Studies

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 40 miles of New Britain, CT 06051
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

David hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Music

Ear Training,

Ear Training

College educated musician. Proficient in recognition of intervals, chord qualities, scale fragments, identification of key centers and harmonic context. Also proficient in transcription. 5+ years experience teaching aural skills to private students.
Guitar,

Guitar

16 years experiences playing, performing, and teaching. Learned basic guitar including rock, blues, basic scales and improvisation from East Greenwich-based guitarist Jon Hathaway. Later studied jazz guitar in college under Steve DeConti. Familiar with numerous method and concept books including the Hal Leonard method, Berklee Press, Mick Goodrich's The Advancing Guitarist, and Ted Greene's excellent books on chord theory and single-note playing.
Songwriting,

Songwriting

15+ years experience as writer, co-writer, and performer for various bands and ensembles. Knowledge of music theory and arranging techniques. Intimate understanding of guitar nomenclature and the guitar's preferred place in an ensemble.
Music Theory

$50/hour

David H.

$50/hour

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  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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