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Popular Upright Bass Teachers Near Old Hickory

Matt W.

Nashville, TN
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Steve L.

Nashville, TN
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Nathan G.

Nashville, TN
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Matt W. Nashville, TN

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Piano, Songwriting, Upright Bass

About Me

Matt W. is a bassist, composer, and producer who currently resides in Nashville, TN. He is graduate of the prestigious University of North Texas Jazz program where he was a member of the 4-time Grammy Nominated 1 O'clock Lab Band (2003). He has toured throughout much of the world in his 15 years as a professional musician and has recorded on over 40 records including two of Pamela Rodriguez's Latin Grammy-Nominated records: "Peru Blue" (2005) and "Reconocer " (2012). He co-wrote the title track "Taller Children" for Verve recording artist Elizabeth and The Catapult and has been featured on BBC as well as numerous publications, among which, the New York Times and Billboard Magazine. He currently stays active as a sideman and teacher as well as writing and producing commercial music for TV, Radio, and Film. Some of his clients include: BMW, Verizon, Yellawood, Green Mountain Coffee, Coke Cola, Nestea, NBC, Toyota, Sanderson Farms and Purina.

*** Lesson Details ***
I have classical and jazz training as well as extensive real world experience in the pop, indie-rock, RnB, and commercial music scenes. I take my professional training and incorporate my real-world experiences on 4 continentes, over 15 years, to give you the best most hands on learning experience I can. I understand that we each have our own ways of learning and I start early on in our lessons forming the best possible track for you. Whether you are a beginner seeking fundamental knowledge of the instrument or theory behind the music or a seasoned pro looking for new approaches, I can help facilitate this. I am laid back but direct and highly efficient with my time. You can expect to learn the history of the instrument and all it various applications in different styles of music found from around the world. You will learn how to navigate your way around the instrument as well as develop strengthening exercises to increase agility and dexterity. Theory, extended technique, recording concepts, and production of parts will be covered thoroughly. I will teach you to think for yourself and to be critical with your part creations whether you are just starting up a garage band, participating in a small jazz combo, performing in a pit orchestra, or touring with a band around the country. I will provide alternative solutions to antiquated teachings and provide you with a very "current" approach to your craft. In addition, music business, production, composition, arranging, and basic piano can also be taught.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Bergantino Bass Cabinet, Markbass Amplifier

*** Travel Equipment ***
Students should provide there own instrument, staff paper, writing utensil, note book, and amplification (when necessary).

In my home studio I have amps and keyboards as well as my own upright bass and electric basses.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize and focus on music business and applying what has been learned to real life applications. I stress learning the fundamentals and history of the instrument to help in facilitating the development of an individual approach. I am very big on teaching how to develop the ability to teach oneself for a lifetime of constant growth and development.

Steve L. Nashville, TN

Subjects Taught

Accordion, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Broadway Singing, Classical Guitar, Guitar, Harmonica, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Organ, Piano, Singing, Songwriting, Speaking Voice, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Ukulele, Upright Bass

About Me

Steve L. - professional performer & session musician. Guitar, piano, bass, voice, pedal steel, lap steel, upright bass, brass, banjo & more.

Steve has played with:

Jaymay

Vanessa Carlton
King Wilkie

Downright

Jim Keller of Tommy Tutone

LaLa Brooks of the Crystals

Night Flight Big Band

*** Lesson Details ***
Steve takes a positive, rhythmic & uplifting method to his teaching. He offers lessons in performance, music theory, jazz improv, country, rock, folk, classical, jazz & more - all on a variety of instruments.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano, guitars, basses, banjo, steel guitars, trombone

*** Travel Equipment ***
I will bring a guitar or other portable instrument to the lesson. For a piano lesson I will require that the student has one on hand (or keyboard) and I won't bring one, but we'll share the keyboard.

*** Specialties ***
I am well-versed in rock, country, bluegrass, folk/Celtic, blues, R&B, funk, hiphop, jazz, & classical.

Nathan G. Nashville, TN

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Guitar, Music Theory, Upright Bass

About Me

*** Travel Equipment ***
I would want my students to have a guitar and tuner.

*** Specialties ***
I am a professional touring/session bassist living in Nashville, TN. I attended the University of Alabama for my undergrad degree and Middle Tennessee State University for my masters.

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