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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2010
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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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Kierstyn S.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Superior rating from National Federation of Music Clubs
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Kierstyn S.

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Students from the beginning will memorize a simple bass chart that will help them know where to put their fingers. More advanced students will be encouraged to learn songs of their choosing in a variety of styles, from rock to funk to blues to pop.

About Kierstyn

Kierstyn St. John is a pianist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who possesses a repertoire of more than 1,000 memorized songs in every genre from classical to jazz to contemporary/pop. She has played piano for twenty one years, and has been extensively classically and jazz trained, studying eve

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Peter
Kierstyn is very knowledgeable and very easy to understand and work with.
Jacob
Very well trained piano teacher. Was able to teach the kids in a meaningful way that hooked them on learning the piano.
Jacob
Kierstyn had the incredibly unique ability to teach me every single song I wanted to learn while still teaching a range of classical, jazz, and pop fundamentals all along the way. I couldn't recommend her more.
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Kyle A.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Kyle A.

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I play in a lot of styles of music. I play Rock, Metal, Jazz, funk, Pop, Surf, Country, Hip hop, and even Classical. I will teach all different types of warm ups for faster and great results . I teach music theory and also will be teaching how to sight read and use your ear. I teach at least one new song a lesson that matches your level so you will be able to practice and have fun at the same time. I will teach any of your favorite songs too that you request. Everything will be in accurate detail and will have the basic understanding of music

About Kyle

Hello. I have been playing the bass guitar since 2015. I started playing guitar in 2016. I am 19 years old. I learned piano when I was 8 years old. My favorite genres is rock, metal, funk and jazz. I am currently studying A.S. Music at Queensborough community college. I practice more than 5 times a

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Benjamin Y.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Bass Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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Benjamin Y.

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I will work on technique,improvisation in jazz and other styles,classical repertoire, playing different grooves,constructing bass lines, and overall bass playing (accompanying)

I will also work on styles such as RnB, Soul, Rock, Pop, Fusion, and Country.

I will mainly focus on learning new music and applying new techniques to new songs. We can also focus on real world application of various techniques. These might include bass line construction, ear training, composition, and reading.

About Benjamin

Benjamin is a musician in the NYC area. He has been studying music since the age of 3. His background includes Violin, Cello, Percussion, Drum Set, Voice, Electric Bass, and Upright Bass. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music where he majored in Upright Bass Performance. He has studied with

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Jamie
Just had my first lesson with Benjamin and it was great. Looking forward to more lessons
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Great beginning. Look forward to many more classes.
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Melissa M.

31 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa M.

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Beginning bass guitar students will be taught the basics in a fun but productive way. I will teach a strong foundation so a student can move forward with confidence. Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Jan K.
My first lesson was great. Melissa started off very basic for me, as I requested, and answered all my questions and emails.
Alexandra
Melissa is patient, explains the concepts very well, she is hands on and makes the lessons very entertaining and dynamic. The way she selects the material for her students she finds the right balance between effective learning, fun and interesting. We are very fortunate to have her as a piano teacher.
Sevval N.
She was so kind and helpful toward my kids for the fist day.

Matt L.

12 Reviews
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  • Speaks American
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Matt L.

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We will play whatever the student would like to learn! I use the Hal Leonard Bass Method with students to give them a solid understanding of the fundamentals of bass guitar playing. I encourage my students to always find new songs that they would like to learn so we can go over them together.

About Matt

I attended West Chester University from 2011-2015 and graduated with my bachleor's in music education. I performed in the marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, jazz ensembles, various trumpet ensembles, and a brass quintet. One of my trumpet ensembles made it to the semifinals in the Nation

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Shreya S.
He explains everything to you. If you need help or if you don't get it he makes sure you know it before you move on.
Pedro L.
Matt is a fantastic instructor. Polite, knowledgeable and very encouraging. He was very patient with me and that fact that I am challenged breathing as a result of an accident. I hope I am able to continue. No reservation in recommending.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Shelby, AL

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Shelby 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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"After signing up for lessons with David L. I knew I made the right choice. Just after a couple of weeks I didn't see him as a teacher but as a best friend. There was always a relaxed atmosphere during the lessons. He was very easy to talk to and he really listen to you. If I ever had a question he would answer. He tailors to what ever you want to do in that lesson. David L. is a great teacher and a friend. I totally recommend him for anyone"
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"Tim is a wonderful teacher. He's very knowledgeable and is an excellent teacher."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tim W.
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"Oliver is a fantastic teacher! My daughter has been taking lessons with him for a few years now and loves it - she plays both the Electric and Upright Bass and Oliver teaches her both.
She loves his teaching style - he is very encouraging, and positive.
Can't recommend highly enough."
Lucy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Joe is great instructor and a great bass player. He brings a lot of experience and wisdom to his lessons. you can learn music theory from and music instructor but Joe can teach all of that and the techniques that are specific to the bass. If you truly want to learn the bass, then look no further than Joe."
Wesley
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"I am very particular about where I receive my education/instructions. I'm extremely particular about educators/instructors. Be it martial-arts, college institutions, or bass playing. I performed an extensive search for a bass instructor, I am a beginner and I wish to become one of the best. Taking this seriously, I decided to go with Ray upon reading his credentials - I did NOT go wrong by doing so! He is very knowledgeable and he exudes attention to detail from his military experience - that's important to me since I am military. I am confident that I will be held to a high standard, not being allowed to slide by for the sake of time and money - but also having fun and being motivated to progress. I would not consider another instructor. When I am close to the advanced level, I will be considered one of the best bass players because of his teaching. Trust me, if I was not satisfied, I WOULD SAY SO!!!!"
Donald
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Raymond A.
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"Since our first lesson I've been progressing nonstop. He's a great teacher for both learning songs and exploring the nuts and bolts of music."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Adam C.
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"Akos is the man! He helped me progress so quickly, and knew exactly what was holding my playing back. If you are serious about getting better, take a lesson with him."
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"Greg has been great to work with. Very patient and creative in his teaching. My son looks forward to seeing Greg each week. He has grown and leaned a lot in working with Greg."
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