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Grzegorz W.

Albany, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English, Polish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grzegorz W.

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My aim as a teacher is to inspire my students to explore their creativity. In order to help them during their learning processes, I instruct them in listening to, analysing and improvising jazz, and world music of various cultures and styles. Towards building and refining a personal aesthetic of each of my students, I lead them through exercises in critical interpretation and evaluation of the expressive qualities of music in relation to other art forms.

About Grzegorz

I am a professional double bass player, band leader and composer. I graduated from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria and the Conservatoire de Paris. I earned my Master’s degree at the Jazz Campus Basel and Berklee Global Jazz Institute. During my studies I had a privileg

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Paul S.

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Novato, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Interdisciplinary Music Studies from Berklee College of Music
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Paul S.

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I have been teaching bass and composition for the last 10 in many different styles of music such as: rock, jazz, funk and folk/americana. I am here to help you achieve your goals as a musician! We'll start with what you are currently interested in and expand outwards from there. Feel free to message me and we'll take it from there!

About Paul

I am a composer, professional musician and music educator. I have recorded and performed with many different artists, but am best known for my work with the Central Coast band Still Time. Starting in 2004, Still Time steadily expanded from a local college band to a national touring act and we succe

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Nadia S.
Paul has been an incredible teacher. He is helping me learn the guitar and I’m a lot further ahead then I thought Id be. He is also helping me with my song writing and composing. I highly recommend him.
Jeffrey
absolutely brilliant bass player. he's great at breaking things down in a way that you'll understand and he's extremely supportive.
Robyn
Inspirational! I love working with Paul. He is patient, fun, and incredibly talented and versatile.

I have improved so much working with him-- and he's also a really great person and all around cool guy.
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Quentin S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Double Bass Performance from University of Georgia
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Quentin S.

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I am a Bass Performance student at UGA. I love to teach upright bass in all styles! I personally play jazz, classical, funk/jam, musicals, rock, and bluegrass. I love to help students get their low notes sounding good and grooving!

About Quentin

I go to the University of Georgia for Double Bass Performance. I've spent about 9 years learning and sharing everything I can about this wonderfully complex instrument. So many genres of music can be played on the double bass, and once you add my secondary instrument, the bass guitar, you're a nece

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Mags
Quentin is a great teacher! He works with all schedules and manners of learning.
Bill
Quentin has given me a lot of insight into voice leading jazz chords on the piano, and making my overall playing style flow. I highly recommend him!
Graysòn
Super helpful with lessons and learning instruments. Great person. Weird hair. 11/10

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Oliver H.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Oliver H.

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My students can expect a loving, supportive, and encouraging atmosphere to learn a difficult instrument. We will go through the basics of hand shapes, learn how to navigate the neck with scales, and tunes that make the upright bass approachable.

About Oliver

I specialize in upright bass, jazz bass, funk bass, bass technique, and rhythm. I will inspire a positive attitude and good practice habits that will help any student succeed. I’ve extensively studied jazz, latin jazz, funk, rock music, hip hop, bluegrass, folk, and composition. I can also teac

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Patricia D.
This was my first lesson with Oliver. He was very patient, positive, and willing to answer questions. We used a scale exercise to help me gain familiarity with note names and moving my fingers around the fretboard, and then learned a simple bass line for a popular rock song.
Dawn
My son really is enjoying his lessons with Oliver. He is very patient and easy to work with. My son has been practicing every day cause he is wants to show Oliver he’s excited and serious about learning.
Robert S.
Oliver is an amazingly talented teacher / musician with great patience and to top it off a super gentlemen.
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Adam R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Double Bass Performance from Boston Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2018
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Adam R.

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​Having studied in LA, Chicago, and Boston, I have a broad range of exposure to different playing styles and schools of thought that I bring to my teaching.  My main goal as a teacher is to help my students become self-sufficient in critiquing their playing and problem solving while practicing. 

I am a strong believer in practicality and utility, and so I take an organized approach to teaching students. I have found through teaching and my own studies that when students have simplified, clearly outlined goals, they learn more quickly and with greater ease. 

Additionally, I prefer to teach through musical examples focused on a student’s interests rather than etudes and general exercises without specific applications. We play music because it is beautiful and fun and students should feel that way about the music they study.  

I am experienced in playing both french and german bow which allows me to teach students of either technique at a high level. I accept students of all ability ...

About Adam

I am a professional bass player with a particular interest in teaching. I have studied in LA, Chicago, and Boston and play both French and German bow. My main goal as a teacher is to help my students become self-sufficient in assessing and teaching themselves. I look at lessons as a collaborative m

Tim M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors in Music from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim M.

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an expert broad approach to the instrument, based on the style you want to learn with a multitude of techniques

About Tim

I'm a multi instrumentalist with a decade of performing and teaching experience on the bass, guitar, piano, cello, sitar, and more. Ive performed on the Grammys, toured internationally, and studied music in a multitude of styles on many instruments, including a bachelors degree from University o

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Alameda, CA

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Alameda is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$42 average
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$53 average
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$72 average

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"Jose is so knowledge about the bass and guitar and such a great teacher. I would highly recommend him as a teacher. He loves music, loves the bass and loves playing. He is a great teacher and wonderful performer."
Pam
Took Upright Bass lessons from José C.
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"Dee has a great broad knowledge of different instruments. She teaches to your needs and I've been so happy with my lessons!"
Jed
Took Upright Bass lessons from Dee F.
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"I definitely have the right guy for a teacher,, i'm on my way to learning how to play,,,"
Travis
Took Upright Bass lessons from Oliver H.
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"Peter provides me with challenging material to practice that fits both my ability and my interest. Often the music he provides is material that he hand writes. He has a knack for pushing past where I'm comfortable without overwhelming me. I would recommend him to anyone."
Glenn
Took Upright Bass lessons from Peter B.
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"I invited Jose to work with my bass students for an upcoming performance. He taught my students so much in a short period of time. His caring personality and sense of humor made the class so much fun. My students wanted him to come back. I highly recommend Jose Carrion as a guest conductor, section coach or private lessonss"
Phillip
Took Upright Bass lessons from José C.
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"He has a lot of knowledge, and have passion for music. He is very nice and fun to talk. He speaks Japanese pretty well."
Lauren
Took Upright Bass lessons from Shawn G.
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"Chris is really knowledgeable and a great teacher. I’m excited to get to work with him on an instrument I’ve always wanted to play."
Andy
Took Upright Bass lessons from Chris B.
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"Super intelligent guy, very patient and easy to work with."
Fred
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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"Darren has been an outstanding teacher for my high school daughter preparing for her college auditions. His attention to detail has vastly improved her technique. She is playing with more confidence also. Darren is fabulous in sharing his time and talent. She has had several private lesson teachers on the past but he is definitely the best!"
Kathleen
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"Rene has taken time to teach our son not only the instrument, but also the historical context around the bass. This type of instruction is interesting and engaging. My son looks forward to his weekly lessons. Also, Rene shows a great amount of patience with his instruction and has my son strive for excellence and correct form."
Breean
Took Upright Bass lessons from Rene T.
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