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Popular Bass Guitar Teachers Near Jamison

Jonathan H.

Hatfield, PA
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Benjamin K.

Glenside, PA
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Peter P.

Philadelphia, PA
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Jonathan H. Hatfield, PA

learn the fretboard... learn to read composed music and chord charts!

About Jonathan

I started my musical education in a children'€™s choir at age 6. When I turned 8 years old, I began piano lessons. I started violin at 9 and trombone at 10. I am now proficient on the guitar, bass, and piano. Having completed my tour of duty in the U.S. Army, I am currently on the Dean'€™s list as a music/audio production major, and plan to continue my music education until I earn at least a masters in performance and composition. I started my teaching career at Milestones in Music, a local studio, as an independent contractor, where i was able to gain valuable experience and fine tune my curriculum. I am a member of the Grammy U Recording Academy, and have had opportunities to work with a lot of different musicians. (The Recording Academy is the organization that created the most ...

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Justin H. September 4, 2014
Bass Guitar · In studio
Very Good Teacher

I took bass lessons with Jon last year, and it was truly a phenomenal experience! Jon worked with me on my level and really broke down music theory in a clear manner. He also was able to pinpoint the areas I needed the most work in, and then developed drills for me to use at home between lessons. His teaching style helped me develop from a below average bass player to a proficient level…in less than 6 months! I highly recommend Jon no matter your experience level.
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Andrew, W May 14, 2014
Awesome

Great teacher! Totally would recommend!
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BrendanRyanA March 6, 2014
Best teacher ever

He is nice and patient with me and was never angry with me... great at teaching!!
Benjamin K. Glenside, PA

from keeping time, to finding the thirds, to walking the bass to slapping

About Benjamin

I grew up in Glenside moved to Pittsburgh for school and came back because I love it here...I've been playing for 17 years and have a smorgasbord of influences from Zeppelin to the Beatles to Phish to Radiohead to the dirty projectors to Jay Z to Kurt Rosenwinkel & John Scofield. I have been composing and working with original bands for some 11 years and play regularly in the city and up and down the east coast. I have also been teaching for the past 11 years all over the Philadelphia area. i teach from a method I derived myself from years of learning both in and out of school. I think teaching music is both aural as well as visual and encourage students to listen to music a lot. most of all i feel that music is fun and the students should enjoy learning so i incorporate their favorite ...

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Kelly L. September 2, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Ben was fabulous! He taught me music I wanted to play at a speed that fit for me and simplified harder songs for a beginner like me to still be able to play a song I loved! Great teacher and picks up on your strengths and weakness. I would highly recommended him as a teacher! He's also funny and would make lesson's enjoyable! He was friendly to my dog and birds as well :)
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Maren G. March 6, 2014
Verified Student
Guitar Review

Ben, has only been teaching my daughter for about 2 months, but she really seems to enjoy the lessons.
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Ilya S. December 22, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
Excellent Instructor

I highly recommend Benjamin! I have had several instructors and I can honestly say that he is the best I've had so far. He doesn't stick to any rigid lesson plans. His teaching style is very dynamic, he will taylor the lesson to fit your interest and level of playing. He keeps things fun and interesting and is good at coming up with creative exercises to try and challenge you. He also knows a lot of different music styles from what I can tell. I highly recommend him.
Peter P. Philadelphia, PA

Finger and pick techniques taught. Most popular styles taught, with emphasis on popular music. No slapping/popping, just in the pocket, with attention to rhythm and chord theory.

About Peter

Over 20 years of playing experience. Education includes a Bachelor of Music in Music Business from Mansfield University, and a Master of Education in Elementary Education from Holy Family University. Studied with Phillip Covelli, Ed Flanagan and Pablo Cohen. Performance experience includes recording in various settings and styles. Over 8 years teaching experience at the Paul Green School of Rock, Bravo Academy of Performing Arts, and the Music and Arts Center, as well as private, in-home lessons. Main subject areas include technique, theory, improvisation, composition and styles of music include rock, classical, jazz, metal, blues, funk and fusion. *** Lesson Details *** Beginning students receive a thorough overview of the guitar, and using the Fast Track Guitar 1 book and CD, ...

Michael C.

Philadelphia, PA
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Tim W.

Telford, PA
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Russell G.

Glenside, PA
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Michael C. Philadelphia, PA

Using your favorite songs form any genre of music students become familiar with musical scales, arpeggios, chords, music notation and theory, rhythm and ear training.

About Michael

Michael C. was eleven years old when he began to play the electric bass guitar. He decided to get an electric bass because it was the one instrument needed to start a band among his friends. In addition to playing the electric bass, Michael enjoyed time practicing on the guitar and piano in high school. Transferring the knowledge and finger technique to the guitar came easy because of the similarities between guitar and the bass. And growing up with an upright piano in the house always lead to tinkering and eventually became a proficiency after college. In 1996 Michael enrolled at the the Philadelphia University of the Arts. He was awarded a presidential merit scholarship and a university grant based on his entrance audition. During his studies Michael was recruited for a student ...

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Wanda R. November 11, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Michael is a great musician, he is great at teaching and very patient. I would recommend Michael to my friends and family, my daughter really enjoys her lessons.
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Yana M. January 22, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
great voice instructor

highly recommended, reliable, professional with good communication skills
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Mandy D. January 19, 2014
Upright Bass
Verified Student
Original Gift Idea

I purchased 5 lessons from Michael as a Christmas gift for my wife. It was a fantastic idea- she loves her lessons! Michael is a very skilled teacher and I have already noticed improvements in my wife's playing.

I highly recommend Michael for anyone looking for a music teacher.
Tim W. Telford, PA

Focus on developing strong fundamentals of technique and reading while exploring different styles of music.

About Tim

I earned my master’s degree in jazz studies from The University of the Arts. As adjunct professor of music at Lebanon Valley College, I teach double bass, bass guitar, jazz improvisation, and directs small-group jazz combos. Working with students of all ages, I also teach workshops, clinics, and master classes at high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools in Pennsylvania and Maryland, as well as keeping a private teaching studio out of my Bucks County home. Lessons are available on upright bass, electric bass, improvisation, music theory, and ear training at all ability levels and all ages, from absolute beginners to high school students preparing for college auditions to adults. Some of my students have been accepted to various regional orchestras and jazz bands, and I'm ...

Russell G. Glenside, PA

I have been playing bass for 26 years, and teaching for the last 17 years. Throughout my years of teaching my goal has been to keep lessons fun and geared toward the student's goals. However, there are just some basic requirements every bassist needs to learn, and I try to make sure each lesson provides something substantive to assist in achieving that student's goals. For my more advanced students I enjoy focusing on theory, and advanced slap technique.

About Russell

I have a BA in music performance from Skidmore College, and a JD from Temple University. I have been teaching drums, guitar, bass and piano full time since 2002 (part time since 1996) and have a local roster of 45 students a week - ages 8-65. I perform regularly, write and record my own music, and do session work from time to time. I'm friendly and easy going and have years of practical experience and wisdom to impart. Most of my students continue with me for 3-6+ years. With my 3 year old starting daycare a few days a week I have even more time to devote to teaching.

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Whether you are a beginner Bass guitar student, intermediate Bass guitar student, or advanced Bass guitar student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Bass guitar skills. Your choices for a Jamison Bass guitar instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Bass guitar instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details ...

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