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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
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  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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George C.

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Fingers or a pick? Why did you you choose electric bass over the guitar? I’ll help you understand the role of a bass guitar and show you basic techniques to those catchy fills that have been remembered for decades.

Beginner level: technique and positioning is paramount. I prefer to use fingers over a pick to begin with but it is purely your choice. I will start from one position (left hand) and work with the right amount of finger strength (both hands), timing of notes, and coordination. A plethora of popular songs can be played in just one spot on the fret!

Next, I will incorporate some simple theory and show you how to move around the fretboard comfortably by shifting or sliding and really emphasize cooperation with the right hand. You want to make those notes shine and “mean it”. You are the band’s “anchor” and you Must listen to your bandmates (even if you are just jamming to your favorite songs).

My goal is to make you feel comfortable in your role and get the ...

About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ now and attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA where I played with many talented individuals and learned from some of the

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George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.
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Ryan B.

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  • Awarded 2012 Most Valuable Tutor from StudyPoint Test Prep
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan B.

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I teach electric bass guitar for all levels and styles. I cover the basics, how to read bass sheet music and tab, music theory, scales. I can also help you learn your favorite songs!

About Ryan

Hey There! Are you or the kiddos looking for a new hobby during this spring? Do your students need some additional academic tutoring? My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and would love to teach you or help you improve your abilities! I have been playing

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Speedy B.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors degree in Business Management from University of Redlands
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Speedy B.

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I teach beginning and intermediate Bass Guitar. The bass guitar is tuned the same as the four bottom strings of the guitar only one octave below. The fingering is the same as the guitar. I've played bass guitar in rock and pop bands and in country bands. Playing bass is a fun experience.

About Speedy

I have been teaching music for over fifty years. I have taught many professional teachers and students over the years. I have played professionally in Many Classical and Jazz groups. My quick start method gets beginners playing music right away. I studied classical violin from Don Samuleson, Prof

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Noah
My son has really enjoyed his lessons and I have seen a lot of progress.
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Very patient man.
Erin Walker
Speedy is very patient and kind. As an adult learner, I appreciated the great learning environment.

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Gavin L.

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  • Theater from West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Gavin L.

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Focuses can include: Understanding the fretboard, right and left hand techniques, reading bass clef, the role of the bass in a band situation, learning to be able to improvise on the fly, tone shaping, fingers vs pick, basic slap/pop and much more!

About Gavin

Teaching guitar, and music for over 17 years, 10+ years of that time spent in professional music schools and shops. In addition, I spent 6 years in a special needs school, teaching general music, and guitar to students with learning and behavior issues. I have had the pleasure of learning from n

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Gavin is very knowledgeable and is a great instructor. He adapts his lessons to meet the needs, interests, and skill level of his students, and he keeps the sessions light and fun. My 8 year old son loves taking lessons with him.
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Gavin has it all. Proud to know him and entirely thrilled about the work he has done with my teenager. He's a gem and wonderful to be around on top of being an excellent musician and gifted teacher.

Matt O.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt O.

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The bass is so under rated. Musicians may crack jokes about us, but you know what we bassists have? Gigs. Bassists get gigs.

People talk like the bass is so boring because we play repetitive bass lines, but guess what? Outside the solos, all the other instruments play repetitive things too. So don't let that push you away. Bassists may think they don't get the spotlight often because of a lack of solos, but, most bassists don't play like they are in the spotlight. Go watch Steve Harris, Flea, or Joe Dart command the stage, even with their repetitive basslines.

The bass and drums are two of the best instruments to learn if your goal is to play with a group. Drums and bass are almost exclusively support musicians, rely extremely heavily on rhythm and are the ones really driving a band.

With most modern music (pop, rock, blues, metal, folk, rap, etc.) there are only a handful of basic patterns and chord progressions that get used. Like no matter what kind of building is ...

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Aside from being proficient at a craft, a good teacher needs the skill of communication. Being the best physicist in the world doesn't make you the best physics teacher. Knowing how to do something and knowing how to make other people understand it are two very different skills. Lets be honest,

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Kyle K.

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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kyle K.

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The groove is what it's all about. Learn to play as part of the backbone of the band. I will get you going on the basics of technique, theory and genre specific grooves. I provide drums and other tracks so you can get real world playing experience under your belt. It's fun to get into pocket and jam!

Scales, triads, rhythms.

About Kyle

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2012, Kyle K. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring a screen sharing experience like no other for personal and detailed instruction! Kyle has been playing guitar and bass for over 25 years, written hundreds of songs and is currently a profession

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Chuck M.
Kyle knows his stuff and didn't miss a step with anything I threw at him. Quite pleased to have him as my instructor.
Colleen
Kyle was fabulous with my son! He has loved working with Kyle and I see huge improvements in his understanding of song structure and quality of his work. Additionally, Kyle has a great way about him which makes lessons low stress but very productive. Kyle was so easy to work with! I would highly recommend Kyle for a teacher!
Mark
Great first day. looking forward to my next lesson! Kyle knows his stuff!

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"Greg is a very good teacher. He made the lessons fun and easy"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I had a week in Vegas set aside for a trade show, and wanted to also use the time to hunker down in my hotel room and work on my bass playing. I wanted to locate a teacher during that time to help me accelerate my playing over what I'd been able to figure out on my own, and I was extremely fortunate to be able to work in several lessons with Nick.

Nick's a terrific guy who's not only tremendously knowledgeable, but incredibly flexible in his teaching style and very quickly got me where I wanted to go. Thanks again, and my strongest possible recommendation!"
Peter
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nick B.
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"If you are looking for an excellent bass teacher, look no further. You would be wasting your time. I've had a number of music instructors over the years, and I can easily say that Eli ranks at or near the top of that list.

Eli knew exactly where to start with me... he truly has an amazing ability to gauge where the student's level of knowledge is, and tailor the lesson exactly to that. Within a few lessons, I had improved my form tremendously. We covered everything that I wanted to learn, and wasted no time on things that I already knew.

What's more, a few of the instructors I have had in the past came off as a bit elitist and snobby. Eli is one of the most genuine guys around. He'll guide the lesson at your own pace, always willing to pause and show you something a second, third, or fourth time... At no point do you ever feel like you are going to ask a dumb question. This is a crucial trait of a good instructor, and Eli definitely has that going for him.

He is also quite accommodating. We typically do Skype lessons, but one there was one time that his room mate had made a slight miscalculation in the internet bill, which resulted in no internet that day. Rather than let that stop him, he actually brought his bass and amplifier on the bus, and came to my apartment to give me the lesson in person. He will make sure you get your lesson, one way or another.

My only regret is that I don't have a 6th star to give the guy! I definitely recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the bass guitar."
Zack Botkin
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eli B.
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"Paul is awesome. Paul created a really fun and inspiring environment. He was able to tailor lessons based on my interests. His experience and knowledge of classical, jazz and rock/contemporary music allows him to be versatile. I highly recommend Paul for kids and adults."
Tim
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"Wonderful and patient teacher. Emphasis on playing what you want or need to play. I highly recommend Eric."
Nicole Rider
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Ron is a versatile musician and teacher. I've been playing bass guitar for over 15 years and Ron has helped me tremendously to "up my game" in to the challenging and exciting world of jazz. His lessons are all very well structured and planned out. He gets an "A+" from me!"
Shelby
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"David is always a joy to play with. His playing is sensitive, intuitive, and very musical. He brings a mastery of his instrument and adapts it to the material. He also happens to be a super nice guy, which makes him easy to work with."
Matthew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Great lesson. Look forward to next week."
Brian
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nathan D.
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"First lesson with Ahmad was fantastic . He has great patience and styles his tutorials to the type of music you prefer. He is a stickler for correct form"
Richard
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Dustin Newbold began teaching my son guitar lessons when my son was 10 years old and continued for the past 6 years. He taught him to play the electric guitar, the acoustic and then the bass guitar. Dustin taught him tabs, chords and reading music. He became affluent in each of them.

My daughter began taking violin lessons with Dustin and then took trumpet lessons. She progressed so much in such a short amount of time.

Dustin has a tremendous love for music and is such a talented musician. His love for music is apparent and quickly spread to both of my children. He chooses music that they like to play and that keeps their interest and causes them to practice without prompting. I have always been amazed at how quickly they advanced with their talent and knowledge and how much they enjoyed going to their lessons. My only regret is that he moved away from our area. I would highly recommend Dustin Newbold to anyone of any age seeking to begin learning a musical instrument or advancing in their own personal knowledge."
Angie
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