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Rob D.

39 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $27
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  • Music - Vocal Performance from Phoenix College (Phoenix, AZ)
  • 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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Phillip Z.

35 Reviews
Gilbert, AZ
Starting at $30
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  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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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.
Max
Kind, super knowledgeable, and a clear communicator. Looking forward to the second one.
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Kierstyn S.

5 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors of Music (Composition) from Arizona State University
  • Teaching since 2012
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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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Scotty P.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Scotty P.

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"For every good bassist, there's a dozen great guitarists." Someone said this to me when I was a young wannabe rocker, I have found it to be true. The bass is the part of the song that everyone really hears. If lead guitar is the icing, bass guitar is the cake. Learn how chords work, and how to map them easily, and let your creativity take over from there.

About Scotty

I am an established performer having played in such bands as BigDamnCrazyWeight, Bring Back Dad and most recently, guitarist for Guadalupe Blue. I studied Music Theory at New Mexico State University with the amazing Dr. Don Hardisty and Composition with Dr. Warner Hutchison. I am passionate about mu

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Ginny S.
Great Teacher

Scotty is a excellent teacher.
I've been learning bass from him and he is very knowledgeable in everything from the history of music, theory, techniques and much more.
Corey S.
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.
nathan D.
Great Teacher

Great teacher takes time to cover theory of music, and does hour lessons unlike most teachers in town who do 30min lessons. Have taken lessons from other teachers in the past, and all they do is teach you songs without explaining the reasoning behind it. Have learned more in the last few months then I’ve learn in years with other teachers.
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Marty L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Associates of Science in Music Performance from Monroe Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marty L.

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Guitarist with bass experience

About Marty

Hello! My name is Marty and I am a guitarist. I have educational and performance experience in a variety of styles and approaches, and would love to help you progress with the instrument in any way that you wish! In addition to playing with a variety of bands over the years, I have also p

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Dean
As a beginner with no experience I found Marty to be a great instructor, helping me advance my guitar playing while developing enough of an understanding of music theory so it all made sense.
darryl thornton
Marty was awesome , a real nice guy and told me of his mucial experience . I'm glad I got him to teach me the way of playing my bass .
Gavin E.
He did a great job engaging my son!
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Kevin K.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin K.

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Do you love music? Great, me too!

I'm here to help you along your journey with music and guitar/bass. Whether you're just taking your first steps or you're already on your way, my goal is to provide you with information, direction, and clarity to help you grow.

Our lessons will be focused on your individual needs and goals. I don't believe in a cookie-cutter formula to lessons so we will work together to build a structure that is optimal for you and fits your needs.

About Kevin

In short, I'm a young professional musician from southern California working on a bachelors of commercial music and jazz performance at California State University Fullerton. For teaching I specialize in electric bass and acoustic guitar, but can also play/teach electric guitar and upright bass. Cu

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Rio Verde 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 $300 per hour.
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"Aaron has a lot of experience and is willing and excited to share it with his students."
Diego
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"Greg is a consummate professional musician who will pass along his expertise to any bass or guitar student.
Greg is also very kind person who relates well to people."
Chris
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"friendly, good taste, knowledgeable. excited to learn!"
Charles
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"Great beginning for an absolute beginner."
Charles Windley
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mark L.
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"We were excited to find Greg on here for our son’s ukulele lessons! He has been an extremely patient and encouraging teacher!"
Deanna
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Known Greg for years & played in a few bands with him. Extremely knowledgeable and proficient with all things about music. Highly recommend!"
Izzy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Joe is awesome

I came to Joe with some basic knowledge and skills on bass, he recognized this and built on it very quickly. I feel my skilled has tripled in the short time I've taken lessons with Joe. Our lessons are never boring an he does so much more than tell me to play a set of notes, he challenges me to make my own way and improvise. I would definitely recommend him for anyone wanting to learn an instrument."
Peter
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe M.
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"John is very friendly. The first lesson with him, he makes me feel so comfortable, and most importantly, confident that I can achieve my goal. Thanks John."
Trung
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Great with the instructor. Rough start as I didn't see an intro email from you guys on how to set up, whether he would call me or I him, and such. Maybe I missed it."
Kathleen
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Richard C.
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"He's always super helpful in learning both theory and technique, as well as where different styles are useful. All of the lessons have been great at expanding my knowledge of how music works and how different eras and genres utilize theory to achieve a certain goal."
Spencer
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Benjamin Y.
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