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David W.

19 Reviews
Berkeley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors of Science from Charter Oak State College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David W.

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I played in a few bands as a bassist, here are some genres:
North Africa
Jazz
Funk/Soul
Gospel
Folk
Electronic
Latin

About David

Hi there, and thanks for viewing my TakeLessons profile! I am excited to be a part of the team in Berkeley, CA. I started teaching lessons while in music school for Classical Guitar in 1996. From 1998 onwards, I played with a variety of musicians from Africa and Latin America, as well the as gr

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Alec
David is a talented and extremely knowledgable musician. He has a deep love and respect for the music and imparts this love on his students. Always going above and beyond, he gives all of himself in his students, making sure they not only have proper technique, but a strong foundation of knowledge about the tradition of flamenco. He is able to breakdown and explain the complexities of this arcane art form in a way that is accessible to all levels of musicians. I couldn't recommend him more highly!
Aki M.
David is patient and enthusiastic about teaching how to play the guitar. He is also encouraging!
Adam R.
Had a great experience. David is patient, explains things clearly, and really knows his stuff. Definitely recommended.

Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Judy G.

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Greetings!
These are beginning bass lessons. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to tune the instrument and play easy songs.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunity quarterly.

I typically use Hal Leonard books, as well as various other books and songs. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing guitar for 40 years and teaching private and group lessons for 16 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwr

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Austin
Judy was very supportive, cheerful, and kind.
Molly
She's a good teacher . She also put up with me not knowing anything well.
Rodger R.
Started with some basics and built on that. Was very helpful in showing me tuning, proper hand positioning, and how to improve my fingering (those pesky notes). Got a lot for the first class and enough homework to keep me busy! Will be meeting again next week.
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Alex L.

6 Reviews
Fremont, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associates of Music from Ohlone College
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Alex L.

6 Reviews
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I am a long time teacher, and student of Music at San Jose State University. I want to help you become a better player, and a better musician! I will teach you theory, technique, how to learn your favorite songs by ear, and how to write your own! I want to be the teacher that I always wished I had when I was learning. Send me a message and let's get started!

About Alex

I was passionate about music when I was younger, but I never had the tools to get where I wanted. Music was always a mystery to me and I got stuck learning from tabs and not stepping out of my circle of knowledge. It wasn't until I pursued music seriously that my love for the art really took off. I

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Nicholas C.
Alex is very personable. Has good energy and it seems obvious he is passionate about his work. Good communication skills and tries to offer as much direction as possible in the time allotted. Am excited to continue working with Alex, advancing my education and skills.
Hailey Anne O.
Great with kids and thorough with his lesson.
Pratibha
Alex is experienced and seasoned guitar teacher . My kid is learning and enjoying at the same time

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Colleen H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Music Ministry from Ocean's Edge School
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Colleen H.

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I have been teaching mainly Guitar and Bass Guitar for about 8 years. My lessons are tailored to not only include the foundations needed to become a solid player, but also include the styles and songs you actually want to learn! Every student is different. So, I like to adapt my lessons as much as possible to not only the way each student learns, but also the goals and interests they have. I want to get you to the point that you can play the songs you love as soon as possible and have fun doing it! Whether you are 8 years old, 18 years old or 48 years old, I'd love to teach you!

About Colleen

My music journey began at 10 years old with piano lessons. At 16, I started learning to play guitar and sing as a part of my church worship team. Then in college I decided to study music professionally. My primary focus was Guitar, Bass Guitar and Voice. Since then, my passion instrument has de

Andrew A.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Classical Guitar Performance from Arizona State University
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Andrew A.

7 Reviews
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Whether you're just starting out or you want to take that next step to becoming a better bassist, I'm here to help!

About Andrew

My name is Andrew, and I've been a musician nearly my entire life. I have a Bachelor's degree in classical guitar performance from Arizona State University, but my background goes far beyond classical music. My performance experiences range from playing violin in my high school symphony orchestra t

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Gigi & Adam G.
Very good instructor. I was able to learn from him.
Lilly B.
Great first lesson. Andrew is awesome
Wendy T.
Andrew has been awesome with our 12 year old son. He’s figured out a way to get him excited about the guitar and we appreciate him so much!

Wes F.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts from Asbury College
  • Teaching since 2001
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Wes F.

9 Reviews
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I have a solid grasp on the fundamentals of bass guitar, and can help you acquire the ability to play bass for most songs.

About Wes

I studied classical guitar and composition at Asbury College and later more in depth guitar studies rock, jazz, and classical at the Atlanta Institute of Music. I have been teaching steadily for the past ten years as well as spending my time with various other musical projects such as leading worsh

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Castro Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Castro Valley is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher."
Brian O.
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David M.
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"Matt is super talented at bass and a great teacher! Love learning from him."
Brooke
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew F.
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"I'm not really good with word but Tim is a very knowledgeable Guitar instructor, very patient, and friendly!"
Maryann
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Timothy K.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson. She was highly engaged, patient and had outlined a great plan. I’m very much looking forward to my other lessons."
Alan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Greg provides a personalized lesson plan. He helped me transition from an acoustic guitar player to a bass guitar player. He knows so many techniques and has great advice. I recommend him for lessons."
Lisa
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Hanging out like old times and had a Great lesson. Thanks Mark"
Paul
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"Devin is great! He is incredibly knowledgeable and patient. As someone learning an instrument the first time, I've found my lessons with him to be a tremendous help in learning both the fundamentals and critical areas of music theory."
Bill McAllister
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Devin A.
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"So glad to have Jonathan as my teacher

I am a busy professional in my 50s that wanted to learn how to play the electric bass. After searching the web for in home lessons I found Jonathan Greenberg.
Jonathan is an absolute professional with the ability to quickly connect with a student at their level. I have already learned an amazing amount in 4 weeks and have confidence that Jonathan will have me playing at a high level in a very short time period.
He gives me "homework" and he follows up to determine if I am staying with it.
A great mannerism and teaching style make Jonathan a teacher well worth asking for.

Dave"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Joe is easily relatable and thoroughly knowledgeable of the instrument. His instructions are clear and he's more than willing to clarify when they may not be. I think he and I are going to get along famously once we can get Skype to work!"
Ollie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"Lonny has a wealth of music knowledge and theory he can contribute during our sessions. This along with the mechanical teaching is going to help me immensely with my goal to finally become a musician.
He is a nice fellow and easy to learn from. I look forward to more lessons with Lonny."
Curtis
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Lonny S.
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