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Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
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Mark B.

29 Reviews
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I custom build a lesson plan for each individual student's needs and goals.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.
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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Steven B.

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I have been teaching electric bass guitar since 1982, and will show you techniques to improve your finger strength and dexterity, music theory and how it applies to bass, and ear training so you'll be able to play equally as well whether you have music in front of you or not.

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.
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Jessica Ivey A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jessica Ivey A.

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I Live for the Bass and Love teaching students of all ages and experience levels.

About Jessica Ivey

Hi I have been playing the bass since I was 16. That is 20 years !! I have played in bands and traveled the hometown road scene. I am a life long learner and I love helping others express their uniqueness on the Bass.

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Jonathan E.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Jonathan E.

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Coming from 15+ years' experience learning, interpreting, & performing music; 7+ years recording, & 6+ years teaching, you can expect from me an enjoyable, streamlined lesson to help strengthen your musical understanding & ability to further utilize your love for music. I specialize in classical, jazz fundamentals, rock/pop, recording, composition, & live performance. I'm fairly well versed in many other genres, so I can easily meet your preferences across the board. Cultivate a deeper relationship with your instrument & unlock your potential! :)

About Jonathan

Coming from 15+ years' experience learning, interpreting, & performing music; 7+ years recording, & 6+ years teaching, you can expect from me an enjoyable, streamlined lesson to help strengthen your musical understanding & ability to further utilize your love for music. I specialize in classical, j

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Michelle
My two middle school sons absolutely love Jonathan. He is really good at connecting with them and knows how to teach. He is patient, very knowledgeable, and highly professional. We highly recommend Jonathan for anyone wanting to learn how to play an instrument. My boys love what they have learned so far on their guitars.
Christopher - Nicholas L.
He is really good at teaching my 11 and 12 year old kids... They really like Jonathan,!
Tina S.
My son enjoyed lessons with Jonathan. He is very knowledgable and friendly. I recommend him for lessons.

David E.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Guitar performance from Musician's Institute
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David E.

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Started playing bass at 13. Starting working professionally as a bass player for the past 15 years and instructor for the past 10.

About David

I stated playing guitar when I was 8yrs old. By the time I was 15 I was playing in band s and local venues in Phoenix. When I was 18 I relocated to L.A. and attended Musician's Institute in Hollywood CA. I performed and recorded for many artist while living out there. Ranging from up and coming art

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Fernanda
Just had my first lesson with David and it was so much fun! David is kind, patient and a great instructor!
David Rickers
Excellent lessons, always fun and exciting.
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Jennifer P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Guitar Performance from Minnesota State University
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer P.

9 Reviews
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Do you want to learn the bass guitar? Have you ever loved that bottom end thump that seems to drive the music? Learn to be a versatile bassist building the lower end or stepping out and making your bass line the songs hook. I will take you through the basics to more advanced techniques that allow you to solo and stand out.

About Jennifer

My name is Jen P. and I have an extensive amount of education and experience within the music industry. In addition to Take Lessons students I also am an instructor at Bach to Rock music school. I attended Minnesota State University for guitar performance and music industry. My experience include

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Megan
Jen is so knowledgeable and really guided the lessons around my interests. She’s very sweet, and I learned so much!
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Zene J.
miss Jennifer really helped our son stay engaged and he enjoyed himself so much while learning.

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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 $35 and $300 per hour.
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"I'm having fun learning the bass!"
Matt
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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"Great Lessons, always looking forward to them!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"This has got to be one best all around music teachers in a 100 mile radius He has the knowledge, professionalism and patience to get the lesson conveyed in an easy, fun, and enjoyable atmosphere conducive to learning. Dave transcends all age groups and his approach to each and every class is both easily understood and retained, making the learning experience for the student rewarding! Dave will deliver on the promise and bring joy to you the student, no matter what your skill level may be."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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"Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way."
Julia
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"Great first lesson, will definitely be back!"
Andrew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Aaron is great. Very knowledgeable and very encouraging. Makes lesson fun and interesting."
Joseph
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"A top notch player who can also instruct as well, which is a rarity. Greg’s method of teaching builds on itself week after week. I found myself having “aha” moments after sessions when I began to understand the fretboard better after only a few lessons."
Bobby
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"My son has really enjoyed his lessons and I have seen a lot of progress."
Noah
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Speedy B.
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"Greg is a great teacher- listening- understanding - keeping it real - and intent on helping you set and reach your goals as a player. Pulling from life and from the stage helps makes for a well rounded instructor."
MichaelMc
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"As a beginning bass player with no previous experience, my daughter was relunctant to start online lessons. Julian quickly established a rapport with her. She now looks forward to her weekly lesson and even practices daily (a miracle) after school. Julian has taken the time to build a good relationship with my shy daughter, and she thinks he is wonderful. I am impressed by his willingness to not just teach the mechanics of playing, but to build a relationship with his students. I would recommend this dedicated and patient teacher."
Julie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Julian Y.
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