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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • 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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Norm W.
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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Paul E.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
  • Teaching since 2015
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Paul E.

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I'll teach you how to play solid groovy bass lines!

About Paul

Hello, I'm Paul. I grew up in a family of musicians. I have mastered many instruments and aspects of music in over 30 years! The guitars are my foremost specialty, then singing, percussion, and music theory. Rock is my favorite of many many genre.

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Hank
Good first lesson, got an overview on music theory and practical playing techniques.Paul was very thorough on my first lesson.
Andrew
Paul is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable in all things guitar. A great choice for learning not only how to play the guitar but to know why all the notes fit together
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Karl L.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Karl L.

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Students will learn how to play bass in rock, funk, or straight-ahead jazz settings. I emphasize fundamentals and learning songs and technique by ear.

About Karl

Karl is a professional musician in New York City. He plays with ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and in several Broadway show orchestras. Karl hails from Omaha, Nebraska where he started teaching privately in high school. He received his B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he beca

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Merideth
Fantastic! He picked up on my skill level right away and tailored the lesson specifically for me. Would definitely recommend!
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Tomin
Karl is a methodical and patient teacher. He is very much inclined to understand a student's needs and shortcomings, and accommodate and teach accordingly. A practical, inspired educator.

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Jennifer P.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Guitar Performance from Minnesota State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jennifer P.

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Do you want to learn the bass guitar? Have you ever loved that bottom end thump that seems to drive the music? Learn to be a versatile bassist building the lower end or stepping out and making your bass line the songs hook. I will take you through the basics to more advanced techniques that allow you to solo and stand out.

About Jennifer

My name is Jen P. and I have an extensive amount of education and experience within the music industry. In addition to Take Lessons students I also am an instructor at Bach to Rock music school. I attended Minnesota State University for guitar performance and music industry. My experience include

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Ella
I did lessons with Jen for a long time, and it was awesome! She really helped me ease into the unfamiliar world of guitar, and she makes her own music which was cool to hear about and listen to myself!
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Edwin I.

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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Instrumental - Guitar from University of Miami
  • Teaching since 1993
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Edwin I.

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All genres - pop, folk, blues, rock, R&B, singer/songwriter, classical, world, etc.
Groove, improvisation soloing
Proper technique
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About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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looking forward to our next lesson!
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Justin D.
Fantastic first lesson. Edwin is patient and gets me focused on what really matters.

David F.

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  • Teaching since 1977
  • Music Major from Atlanta Jr College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David F.

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I teach beginners all the way up to very advanced students.
From the beginning starting levels to reading advanced Jazz and classical pieces,
Also working with the metronome and scale playing in rhythm,

About David

Since beginning his teaching career in 1974 David has taught 7000 people how to play guitar! Some aspiring only to play at home for fun and others to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. David F. has also taught advanced guitar and music theory to several professional musicians who

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Mike L.
I have increased my lesson frequency to two one-hour sessions per week simply because of my progress under David's direction. After only three months of weekly lessons, I can now read music and play while reading. David has introduced me to effective melodic soloing, has significantly improved my understanding of barre chords up and down the fretboard, and has convinced me to abandon "guitaristic" thinking in favor of really understanding the potential of the guitar beyond shape memorization.
Mike L.
For those players serious about music, who are willing to devote the time and attention required to improve, and who appreciate not only learning to play guitar but the theory and history behind the music, David is your man. I have taken lessons in the past, usually consisting of a teacher asking what riffs I wanted to work on that day. Sound familiar? Not David. Within the first two weeks, he has me focused on plucking the strings with more feel, using a pick and fingers simultaneously with my right hand, practicing scales to the tempo of a metronome while using the forwards and backwards technique, etc. He has convinced me that I can become as accomplished a player as I put my mind and heart to. His mantra is to work towards playing at the speed of thought, which, for the first time in my life, looks to be a possibility with time. Thank you, David.
Lewis G.
Just had my first lesson with David. Gave a wealth of info now it's up to me but with his approach I know it will be all good. Have had other teachers but David is not only an accomplished player he is also is able to instruct and teach. Will write again after a few more lessons.
Lewis G.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Gardendale, AL

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Gardendale is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
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"Had a great experience. David is patient, explains things clearly, and really knows his stuff. Definitely recommended."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from David W.
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"Alex is a master at what he does and provided great insight during my lessons. He listened to my goals and tailored lessons to my ability. I had a lot of fun and look forward to learning more from Alex in the future!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alex S.
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"Excellent lesson.Alex is very knowledgeable and the whole vibe was very
relaxed.Will be happy to continue my lessons with him.Great recommendation you made!👍"
Gregory
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"My son really enjoys learning bass from Chis!"
Gio
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Greg was my daughters teacher...he was so encouraging and used the music she loved to teach her."
Amy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, flexible, and fun. I'm an adult learner and intermediate musician and Alex provided me with exactly the kind of hands-on assistance I wanted. He really kick-started implementing music theory into my own playing."
Andy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alex L.
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"I am absolutely amazed how laughter, insight and fun amplifies the learning experience. Corey helped me start, begin and continue on this journey to become the musician that I want to be. Corey listens to his students and in turn teaches us to really listen.
Corey has a wealth of knowledge and experience in making and teaching the art of music. He is always encouraging his students to become more than they perceive themselves to be.
16+ years ago I went 'live' for the first time with Corey's encouragement.
I was absolutely petrified.
I was convinced that it was possible to urinate down both pant legs simultaneously. Clearly I was mistaken.
That first introduction to musical performance by Corey has lead to so much in my life.
Under Corey's instruction I have played many styles of music. This has always been done in an encouraging, empowering, engaging and fun environment.
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His teaching methods lead to positive results.
Become the musician that you wish to be."
Karl Kenney
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Corey C.
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"Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?"
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Peter Q B.
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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."
Justin
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan H.
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