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    Hi,
    I’m looking for someone to take a few jazz guitar lessons with in San Francisco CA or maybe other parts of the Bay Area. Happy to come to you. I usually play or teach piano in the evenings so most of my availability is in the mornings and afternoons. Looking for a teacher who has significant experience teaching jazz. I’ve taken some lessons with some good players and not all of them can teach well. Thank you for any help!
    Julian

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    You can't go wrong with Jeff Massanari in Oakland.

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    This is not an endorsement, but I think both of these chaps have been playing jazz and teaching for a long time:

    Barry Solomon (in Alameda) Services
    Mike Wollenberg (in Canyon, CA) Mike Wollenberg, guitarist

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    I don't know if Jack Riordan teaches but I believe he's based in the city and he f**ing rips. In the east bay, I think Jeff is a very good teacher and great player. If you're into monk (which looks like you are), holler at John Schott.

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    Thank you guys! I checked out everybody and have a lot of people to call now. I know Jack a little bit, and man he does rip! Took a lesson yesterday from Bob Brumbeloe and found it really helpful. I’d like to check out a few of these others as well, so many killer layers thank you guys for the help!

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    If you want insight into jazz styles of the 30s and 40s, I also recommend you check out Nick Rossi in the Mission. He’s a great player and also a scholar. Studying with him is a serious education.