Guitar Lessons

Now you can study with me via Zoom, FaceTime and Skype from anywhere in the world!! Any skill levels and all ages are welcome.

Whether you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced player, I can give you the tools to be the guitarist you want to be. I'm here to help you with your guitar playing and improvisation! Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions!
Teaching subjects: 
Improvisation, Ear Training, Rhythmic Development, Solo Guitar, Chord Melodies, Chord Voicings, Guitar Fundamentals, Fretboard Memorization, Techniques, Music Theory, Composition and more. We can work together to plan a lesson to achieve your goals!
All of my students will receive my eBook (164 pages) as well as PDF files of exercises, scales, chord voicings and more, which will make you understand more about the guitar, improvisation and music in general. So you don't have to purchase any books.

Lesson Videos:
Click here for my Youtube guitar lessons.

Nobuki Takamen
Jazz Guitarist

*Taught hundreds of guitar students at jazz camps, workshops, and one-on-one private lessons

*Performed as a bandleader at Blue Note NY, Iridium Jazz Club, Smalls Jazz Club, Blues Alley, the Montreal International Jazz Festival and the Rochester International Jazz Festival

*Released 8 albums as a leader from What's New Records, Summit Records and his own label

*Berklee College of Music, Summa Cum Laude

*Studied with Gene Bertoncini, Sheryl Bailey, Steve Rochinski, Jon Wheatley, and Mick Goodrick

*The winner of the Instrumental Category in the 2019 USA Songwriting Competition

*Featured in many publications including Vintage Guitar Magazine, Jazz Guitar Magazine, Guitar International, Jazz Podium, and Jazz Guitar Book

*Endorsement artist of Acoustic Image Amplifiers, Raezer’s Edge Speaker Cabinets, ZT Amplifiers, Eventide, JHS Pedals, Sommer Cables, and Reunion Blues 

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Lesson Rate:
$70 for a 60 minute lesson
$35 for a 30 minute lesson

Payment can be made via PayPal and venmo.
If you're ready to sign up, email me to discuss your goals and schedule your first lesson!