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Popular Bass Guitar Teachers Near Alief

Carter N.

Katy, TX
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Rafael B.

Houston, TX
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Andrew D.

Houston, TX
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Carter N. Katy, TX

I've been teaching bass guitar for 8 years. The lessons focus on technique, and theory. I customize the curriculum to fit the goals and objectives of each student, while teaching how to play with other musicians and instruments.

My philosophy is to teach the student how and why things work the way they do so that the student can grow creatively.

About Carter

I've loved music since I was able to walk. When I was 5 or 6, I would listen to my mother's stereo system, with Jim Croce playing on the 8-Track tape deck.....(ok, so I'm aging myself a little bit). I would lay on the floor in between the speakers which were turned inward toward my ears. I could lay there for hours, tapping my toes to "Bad Bad Leroy Brown", "Roller Derby Queen", "You Don't Mess Around with Jim", and many others. I would also listen to the Beatles, Seargent Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", and "Revolution" and be completely taken away. I didn't realize it then, but what captivated me were the songs that were written to tell stories, and the music that brought the stories to life. As I grew into my early teens, I got into Kiss, Alice Cooper, Rush, Ted Nugent, and Jimi ...

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Anandi S. October 29, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
My son started lessons when he was 8 on acoustic guitar. I randomly chose a teacher and was hoping for a teacher who could be patient yet firm and be able to inspire my son. Mr Carter is the best teacher I could have asked for - he is all that and more. Quite often, I listen to the teacher and student conversation with admiration as they are discussing ideas and Mr. Carter's openness to receiving ideas on a tune or what Ashwin wants to learn. The frank and open discussion results in motivating the young student as they feel a sense of importance and builds confidence (sometimes too much!). At the same time, when the situation calls for it, Mr. Carter is firm and points out when Ashwin hasn't practiced or not done well and that pushes him to do better. I look forward to many years ahead.
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Chinelo A. December 22, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
Great teacher!!

Carter is a great teacher! I love how he gives a worksheet to follow by that helps to understand everything. He's easygoing and awesome! I love his guitar collection! I can't wait for my next lesson!
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Raul P. January 16, 2013
Verified Student
Great way to learn guitar.

He is exactly the teacher that I was looking for during years.
Rafael B. Houston, TX

I will give you in 4 lessons the map, tools and patterns to comprehend harmony and use these to create your own grooves

About Rafael

*** Studio Equipment *** The teacher's home studio lessons are taught in his home studio with a computer, bass, guitar, electric guitar, and acoustic guitar. *** Travel Equipment *** Spanish Guitar, electric guitar, Bass. *** Specialties *** Got own method non published yet, and some methods for reading, patterns and riffs.

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Loyda R. November 5, 2014
Electric Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Rafael is a very knowledgeable instructor. He Is great and very patient with my 10 year old daughter. She has been taking lessons with him for two months. She has learned so much from him in the short time. I highly recommend him.
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Laura R. October 20, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I find Rafael very patient and encouraging. I am absolutely new to the guitar.

I am a senior and needs lot of help. I am also a retiree; and since I was always interested in learning to play the guitar I thought I would give it a try. I selected the right teacher.
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Lucas L. August 13, 2014
Bass Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I really recommend Rafael. He is a teacher, is not a person that knows only how to play. He is a person that also knows how to teach. He finds the way to explain things so I can understand them.

Recomiendo a Refael como profesor. No solo sabe tocar sino tambien sabe enseniar. Busca la forma de explicar las cosas y que estas sean entendibles para alguien que no sabe mucho de musica.
Andrew D. Houston, TX

My bass experience began later than my guitar experience, but I pursued it just as fervently! Over the last ten years or so of playing I have played bass in many projects. From alternative, to metal, to folk, to indie-rock. I've been a guest studio bass player on a good number of tracks and still continue to play and teach today.

Most bass teachers that also play guitar are really just guitar players that can play their way around a bass on a basic level. However, there is much more to a bass than just playing what a guitar player or other musician might be playing!

The bass is a unique and colorful instrument in its own right. It shares some things in common with a guitar, but has a wide range of its own qualities and abilities! The bass plays a PIVOTAL role in almost all music. I would argue that it is even MORE crucial than many other instruments like guitar or piano.

There are not enough skilled bass players out there. Let's get to learning and add one more to their ...

About Andrew

Music is my life. As cheesy as that phrase goes, for me, it holds true. I'm Andrew. Everything I do and have been doing has been geared towards music. I've been in one working/gigging band or other without break for the past 8 years. I began intensely learning to play guitar at the age of 9 and have not stopped. The second I started learning I knew that that was what I wanted to do. Fast forward to now, and here I am loving every minute of it. I took lessons of my own as a kid, which helped shape me greatly. I then picked up bass at the age of 13. I've taught personalized lessons for over 5 years now without a single complaint. At this point in my musical career, the majority of my experience and attitude has come from being "in the field". I've played South By South West, ...

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Janet I. February 27, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I’m a total guitar beginner and have been taking lessons with Andrew for about 6 months. He’s easy going, fun, encouraging and definitely talented. I have learned so much from him and with his guidance, I’m certain I will continue to progress. I’m glad I stumbled across him, great teacher.
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Jill K. November 4, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
In the month that I have been taking lessons with Andrew I have progressed further than I have in a year of lessons with a different instructor.
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Marianne V. September 7, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
He is very knowledgeable and nice!

Daniel Z.

Houston, TX
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Justin B.

Richmond, TX
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Ryan T.

Richmond, TX
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Daniel Z. Houston, TX

I have been playing bass guitar for over 10 years, and been teaching for the past two. It is one of my favorite instruments, and I am well versed in Bluegrass, Gospel, R&B, Funk, Rock, Punk, and Alternative musical styles (to name a few), with some background in Jazz as well. Lessons include theory, note reading, slap-bass, and comping techniques as well as learning different songs.

About Daniel

For more than 10 years, Daniel has maintained a private teaching studio of piano, guitar, bass guitar, and composition students. He has also taught music technology and music theory at Rice University, The Art Institute of Houston, and Collin County Community College. Daniel encourages students to think deeply, work hard, and earn achievements by concentrating on music that moves them. Lessons will include technique, note reading, varied literature, and theory. Thanks to his background in classical, jazz, popular, and experimental music, learning music from him will give you a well-rounded learning experience. Besides being a musician, he is also known to be a video artist, cartoonist, and origami enthusiast. *** Lesson Details *** Piano lessons Guitar lessons Bass guitar ...

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Andrew D. September 11, 2014
Bass Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Quite knowledgeable and strong teaching skills!
Justin B. Richmond, TX

I am an instructor that enjoys all aspects of education, and I prefer non-standard approaches to education. I do feel school teaches rigidly, I teach with a very flowing way. Its very individualized.

About Justin

Has played over 30 live gigs. Has been ranked in the top 10 charts in houston and texas for several projects and bands. I have been involved in music for 15 years. My primary instrument has been the bass guitar, but i am confident on guitar and piano. I am working on getting my alternative certification to teach middle and high school social studies and special education, this and many many many different things I can do. I was working in oil and gas, followed my heart, and here I am. Doing the things I love.  *** Studio Equipment *** Dean Acoustic Bass Schecter stilleto deluxe bass Fender Rogue acoustic guitar yamaha keyboard Upright piano *** Travel Equipment *** Dean Acoustic Bass Fender Rogue Acoustic guitar Casio WK225 *** Specialties *** Great with kids

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sharon G. April 11, 2014
Guitar
Verified Student
Awesome Guitar Teacher

Justin is an excellent guitar teacher. He is very talented, and related really well to my 10 year old. He is very patient with him, and I would highly recommend him.
Ryan T. Richmond, TX

Experienced guitar teacher of 14 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of guitar skills. I specialize in singer, songwriter style, typically use Alfred guitar method books, and also have the all the tools needed to use during lessons I have everything you need to get started. All you will need is a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.

About Ryan

Hi, there! My name is Ryan and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2003 and have loved helping my students get more confidence in their musical abilities, advance their song writing ability, and help them get an understanding of who they are as an artist. I attended to Bryant University in Smithfield, RI and earned a degree in International Business in 2003, but music has always been my first love. I'm a Worship Pastor at Houston Fellowship in Houston,TX. Meaning I play live and speak every week. I'm a joyful, outgoing person and my teaching style is individualized to your personal goals. I'll be nurturing and most importantly fun! I look forward to working with you!

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Ramsey L. January 9, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
I can't say enough great things about Ryan. He is professional and an amazing teacher. My son responded so well to him and he makes learning the guitar fun.

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