#1
My friends little brother just started guitar lessons a few weeks ago. He told me that his teacher constantly made fun of his taste in music, and how he didn't know any music theory. When he said he listened to mostly metal music, his teacher told him that metal isn't music and that he should listen to jazz. I wanted to go up to the music store and punch his teacher in the face. They should encourage their students, not discourage them and make fun of them. Has anyone here had some experience with asshole teachers like this?
#2
Wow...seriously get another teacher for your little brother. If the teacher's being such an ass he doesn't deserve to teach.
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#4
No, but if I were you, then I'd tell that guitar teacher to f*ck off and go find a different one. Don't hit him, you'll get in a lot of trouble for aggrivated assault. He's just another over confident, closed-minded guitar wanna-be that probably has a crappy taste in music. There are plenty of guitar teachers out there, some even specialize in a specific genre. Just go find a new one
#5
Tell that d*ck-head off and find your bro another teacher
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#6
Your brother's teacher is right. Metal isn't music. He should play jazz instead.

Seriously, though. I totally agree. A teacher should teach his student something valuable to what he wants to play, not bash his taste in music.
#7
My teacher was a jazz player who really looks down on you and makes you learn music theory. I don't like him. I learnt more on my own from 1 issue of Guitar World than I did from about 12 lessons with him.

I still don't like him
#9
i would suggest getting another teacher right away. that's no way a child to learn music.
#10
People.. It's not HIS brother's teacher.. It's his friend's brother's teacher.
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Your brother's teacher is right. Metal isn't music. He should play jazz instead.

Seriously, though. I totally agree. A teacher should teach his student something valuable to what he wants to play, not bash his taste in music.


I agree with you. If you're a jazz guitarist, you can do everything. Even Scot Ian from Anthrax said so. Asids from that, the teacher shouldn't bash music. But you'd look like a total idiot if you went and confronted this teacher.

BTW. If he's a Jazz guitarist how does he not know theory?
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Wow...seriously get another teacher for your friends little brother. If the teacher's being such an ass he doesn't deserve to teach.

*friends not his
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People.. It's not HIS brother's teacher.. It's his friend's brother's teacher.


Ohhhh...his *friends* brother...

Then tell your friend to do what I said instead
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#14
Just have your friend's brother's parents (confusing ... yeah) find a different teacher for the kid. Don't punch him in the face, tell him to eff off, or make any comments. Remember that you heard the story second (or third, possibly) hand. You don't know what the teacher REALLY said. He possibly said something like "Oh, you like metal. Well I think you'd learn a lot more if we played jazz music." The kid might've exaggerated that to his brother, who then possibly exaggerated it more when he told you. It goes from "Jazz is a good genre to develop your guitar skills" to "Metal SUCKS! The only music worth listening to is jazz!"
#15
Scott Ian said that Jazz guitarists can do anything?

That must be true.
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I agree with you. If you're a jazz guitarist, you can do everything. Even Scot Ian from Anthrax said so. Asids from that, the teacher shouldn't bash music. But you'd look like a total idiot if you went and confronted this teacher.

BTW. If he's a Jazz guitarist how does he not know theory?

Umm. The first two lines were sarcastic.
#17
My guitar teacher was an extremely brilliant guitarist...but he was a bit of a moron. He couldn't even really remember my name from week to week and kept teaching me the same exact thing that he taught me 2 week prior to the lesson. And it was just a waste of money.
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#18
I hate stuck up jazz fans. I hate anyone who thinks people should all like the same music.
#19
your brother is not the only one with that problem
in my school in music class(bass class) the teacher thinks classical rock is the only kind of music that people should listen to and he acts like bass is not important

sometimes i make fun of him for acting like
he gets very mad when i laugh at him
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#20
You should piss on his face.
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#21
In all fairness, the teacher is right.

But still an asshole.
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Oops... sorry, I didn't see that.
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#23
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I agree with you. If you're a jazz guitarist, you can do everything. Even Scot Ian from Anthrax said so.


Man, Scott Ian is a twat, like if there was a twat hierarchy he'd be damn high up.

On topic; Get a new teacher.
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#24
my guitar teacher is good but he's arrogant.he thinks he's so good that he calls himself god, but whenever he teaches the class something, he'll mess up and someone will say "God doesn't make mistakes!"
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#25
you pay the teacher to teach you how to play the guitar, not to tell you what music you should like/listen to. kill the guy and take the money
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#26
Maybe the kids just so bad he couldn't help himself, and wants to get rid of him.
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