Group Lessons

GUITAR 2: ADVANCED BEGINNERS AND PREMATURE INTERMEDIATES
Add style and technique to your playing. You'll improve on all you know while learning new guitar skills and new songs. Lots of fun and highly recommended.
Cheryl Saunders 8:00 - 9:30 PM Tuesdays, Oct 23 - Nov 27 (6 sessions) $150
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BLUES & ROCK VOCAL WORKSHOP
If you’ve ever wanted to learn to sing Blues and Rock, then this is the workshop for you! Blues recording artist Ms. Lawrence Lebo breaks down the mechanics of singing Blues and Rock styles in this fun and relaxing lecture style workshop. The class will cover the five main defining singing techniques in the blues/rock singer’s bag … and a whole lot more!

Lawrence’s new CD “OLD SCHOOL GIRL” is currently climbing the Blues and Soul/Blues Charts. She will be in concert here at McCabe’s on Sunday, Nov. 4th.
Lawrence Lebo 8:00 - 9:00 PM Thursday, Nov 1 (1 session) $40
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HARMONICA FOR BEGINNERS
This beginning harmonica class is for all ages. No musical experience is required. You will need a decent quality diatonic harmonica in the key of C, which are available at McCabe's and can be purchased before class if you don't already own one.
Mimi is a professional diatonic harmonica player for over 4 years with numerous performances under her belt. A big fan of folk, blues, and country.
Mimi Mayer 1:00 - 2:30 PM Saturdays, Nov 3 - Dec 8 (6 sessions) $150
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GUITAR 2.5: MORE GUITAR WITH CHERYL
This is the class that naturally follows Cheryl's "Guitar 2" class, and is just a little more challenging (hence the 2 1/2 guitar rating). Delve into more advanced songs and a bit of theory. Learn bass runs, hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides. Become friendly with barre chords. Start to sound like a professional.
Cheryl Saunders 8:00 - 9:30 PM Thursdays, Nov 8 - Dec 20 (6 sessions) $150
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ONGOING MCCABE'S RECORDING STUDIO
Are you overflowing with ideas and ready to commit them to the recording process? Join up with Pete Snell at McCabe's Guitar Shop for a one-on-one study on recording piano, guitar and voice. Come prepared to record your music with the best in microphones, mic pre amps, and professional digital software. At the end of each session you will walk out with a CD (or flash drive, if you prefer) of your finished music, ready to be distributed for fame and fortune. Pete Snell has recorded the music of both local and international artists at his Santa Monica recording studio, as well as playing as a session musician for many popular acts (Bonnie Raitt, Lou Reed, John Denver and many others).
Pete Snell By Appointment Only (2hr limit per session) $75/hr
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ONGOING HARMONICA WORKSHOP
Here's your chance to better your harmonica skills AND have fun. Lots of jamming, new techniques, theory and more. Come in and watch any time without charge. Please call Dave at (818) 710-7979 BEFORE signing up.
Dave Gage 6:30 - 8:00 PM Every Tuesday (for each month) $110
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Group Lesson Policy
Save your place by enrolling early. Drop by the shop, or call us at (310) 828-4497. Be aware that classes with very low turnouts may be canceled (but it doesn't happen too often). And don't forget to practice!
Rental Policy
1. We rent for a minimum of three months.
2. We rent anything that retails for $500.00 or less (with some occasional exceptions).
3. The rate is 30% of the cost of instrument and case. (We will not rent without a case unless the customer already has a suitable case.)
4. The first three months' payment can apply toward purchase on that instrument or one of higher value.
5. One may continue renting at the rate of 10% per month after the initial three-month period. However, these payments do not apply toward purchase.
6. One must have a Credit card valid for at least 12 months.
7. Students with a valid school ID may extend their rental for the length of the current semester at no extra charge.