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Rob D.

39 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Rob D.

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We're gonna play some grooves and HAVE FUN! I'm a professional musician and have been a performing bassist for over 20 years, and I hope to pass along some of my knowledge and expertise to you. I customize your lessons to your needs and what you want to do with your ability to play bass. I can prepare you for any genre as I include fundamentals (for example, scales and arpeggios) in your practice. I use these books for reference and/or lesson work:
- Hal Leonard's Bass Method-Books 1, 2 & 3 (Ed Friedland)
- Mel Bay's Deluxe Jazz & Rock Bass Method (Vincent Bredice)
I can help you learn how to play with a pick, how to "slap & pluck," how to sing and play simultaneously, and even how to sightread.

About Rob

Hey there! I've been performing music for as long as I can remember, and performing professionally for over 30 years. I have formal training and 12 years of teaching experience. I teach with positivity, patience, and perseverance and help you express the music in you! *** Lesson Details *** A

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William
I'd never had any experience aside from singing in my car. Rob helped me learn many different exercises and helped me identify and unlearn bad habits I had picked up. He helped me learn to sing a lot of different songs that I enjoyed and is quick to map out the vocal notes on the piano to help me more easily understand and hit the notes I need to. Definitely recommend him as an instructor!
Jordan W.
Great exercises and feedback for singing. I felt much more comfortable singing with Rob than I expected.
Jaycee
Great on time and did great
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Prophet C.

98 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Gospel Rap Artist of the Year from Hollywood Gospel Insider Music Awards
  • Basic from Granada Hills Highschool
  • Teaching since 2000
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Prophet C.

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If you desire to learn to play the Bass guitar and grow very quickly then I am the perfect teacher for this. I can teach you several styles and live performance tips and tricks. You can start by learning Popular Songs, Worship Music, original Songwriting and much more.

I teach Rock, Pop and Funk bass styles.

About Prophet

Prophet C. is professionally known as The Prophet X. He is a professional rap artist, music production company owner, record label owner, website design company owner and more. Currently, Prophet is teaching all of the following classes both in students home locations, in his Teaching Studio and

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Excellent instructor and perfect for my young child, who is just getting into hip hop and rap and wanted someone to help foster that passion.
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Phillip Z.

36 Reviews
Chandler, AZ
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
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Phillip Z.

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Bass guitar students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are part of the basic vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Intervals are also basic vocabulary of the musical language and progress into chords, and yes, bass players think and play chords.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the student's goals. However, I strongly encourage learning to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Songs utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. And by the way, they are really fun to play, especially when interacting with other musicians or performing for an audience.

These five ...

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, blu

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Tim L.
We're off to a great start!
Rhea
Phil is a consummate musician and is extremely knowledgeable and patient. He helped me to arrange several songs and encouraged me to write my own arrangements, as that really helps one better understand the instrument. I loved our lessons on learning all the scales and modes, too.
Orlando R.
Phillips teaching is very low key and suttle but very effective. I am astounded at how much he has taught me in a few weeks.
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Kierstyn S.

5 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $25
  • Bachelors of Music (Composition) from Arizona State University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 three years, and has been extensively classically and jazz trained, studying ev

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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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Jim W.

6 Reviews
Glendale, AZ
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1975
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Jim W.

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About Jim

Experienced, Highly Qualified Math Tutor and Music Teacher Available! My Wednesday availability is for the area around Maryvale and south Glendale. I could add some time on Sunday if necessary. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday would be for areas more to the East. Math got you down? It can b

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Thuclam & Thucquyen H.
It was good
Liv
He’s very patient and nice. He seems very musically knowledgeable!
Bill D.
Helped a lot. Will learn thanks to Jim
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Daniel B.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Musical Studies & Physics from Oberlin College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel B.

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Having performed jazz, funk, rock, pop, blues, and classical among other genres, I use the fluidity between these inform each of my lessons. Whether a student is a beginner looking to play their favorite song on the radio, an intermediate looking for some music theory to give them more options in their playing, or an advanced player looking for improvisatory techniques, I tailor each session to the desires of each student and their learning style.

About Daniel

I'm a gigging musician and teacher with a degree in Musical Studies from Oberlin College & Conservatory. I pride myself on patience and empathy no matter what I teach, whether it be feeling the pulse of a complicated drum groove or polishing up a piano piece for the first time. For music lessons, I

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Kiyoka K.
that was great
Iskander B.
It was a great first online lesson for my kid.
Elizabeth
Dan connected well with my daughter and now she can't wait for more lessons.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Phoenix is $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $70 per hour.
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"Three months in and I'm completely satisfied with my choice of Noah as a coach. My technique is much improved. Our sessions are fun and relaxed, a credit to Noah given our probably 30+ years age difference and he is both supportive and reassuring while challenging me to continue to climb the learning curve. An excellent instructor!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Noah D.
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"Greg is a gifted teacher. He’s able to convey information readily. He’s got a great set up to view his guitar and finger placement. Truly the best music teacher I have ever had. I high level recommend him."
Audrey
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"overall good teacher

I've been taking lessons from Scotty for over a year and have learned a lot about theory, form, and style. Had taken lessons from other instructors and felt that I should had been further along after 1 year. One hour lesson time is perfect for me and I always leave wishing I had more time."
Corey
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Scotty P.
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"For my first lesson it was informative and helpful to get back to playing again.It was a refreshing session."
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Rachel is one awesome teacher. There is no one else that I would take my lesson from. I plan on getting back to lesson in about 12 weeks."
Bob Jackson
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Great instructor, patient, and willing to work at your pace."
Tony
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rick P.
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"Ed is an effective teacher that is patient and talented. He plays the bass effortlessly and has awesome taste in music! If you're a rock or metal fan and want to learn guitar or bass, you found your teacher. Thanks Ed!"
Jessie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Judy has tailored a program for my daughter that challenges her and simultaneously nurtures her love of bass guitar. We are very happy."
Ines
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Judy G.
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"Jonathan is very good at pushing me into areas that I'm not comfortable with. This has helped my overall playing. I'm still taking lessons and learning more each week."
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Greg has been great as a bass instructor for my son. We have done both in person classes and online. He has been very flexible with practice times. My son also love his practice time with Greg and always enjoys lessons. Greg also always has interesting music and presents music that my son enjoys."
Nate
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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