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Paul S.

9 Reviews
Novato, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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.

David W.

19 Reviews
Berkeley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors of Science from Charter Oak State College
  • Teaching since 1996
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David W.

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I played in a number of 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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Mariano
I've been taking lessons with David for more than 2 years, he's amazing... he's very knowledgeable, patient, knows how to explain difficult concepts and can adapt to a broad range of topics, covering different areas that I'm interested on, including music theory, songwriting, guitar and bass, and music production.

David is both a professional musician and an experienced instructor, and you can tell the difference that makes in every class.

We started with at-home classes, but switched to online during the pandemic and that's working pretty good for me to.

I'd recommend David to anyone looking to learn a new instrument, get better at it or expand their music knowledge in general.
George McKale
Simply put, David is a great teacher. His lessons incorporated the perfect blend of theory and patience while opening up new horizons on the fret board. His style of teaching is very flexible so that one can hone in on what excites them. For me, that was jazz and David made a huge difference in my creativity.
Selina
David did a wonderful job, teaching me bass via Zoom with a lot of focus on what I wanted to do. Even though my interests ranged from technical to classical to theoretical to funk, he always had something he could show me and proved to have great knowledge of the instrument as well as of music theory and history. I would recommend him to anyone.

Judy G.

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

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA - Music (Jazz Studies) from San Jose State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aaron D.

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I can teach beginners up to intermediate, and can teach most styles, except for slap bass.

About Aaron

Hello fellow and future musicians, and thanks for checking out my profile! To tell you a little about myself, I was exposed to music at a very young age since my dad was a musician. I first picked up the drums at the age of 5, and took piano lessons for a year when I was 6. I later played the sa

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Lukas M.
Cain C.
Worked really well with my 10 yr old, super happy about our decision.
Mackenzie R.
Aaron has been teaching my 13 yr old daughter for a few weeks now and it's going great. He's teaching her songs she wants to learn and great tips to create her own songs. I would recommend him to teach anyone.
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Tom F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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Tom F.

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I can teach all levels and many styles. I make it easy for you to learn at you're own pace so you can achieve your goals and have fun playing music.

About Tom

Tom has a music degree focused in guitar performance and a combined professional teaching and performance career that spans over twenty years. Tom began teaching in 1994 and still practices today instructing students of all ages on guitar and bass techniques, as well as music theory. Tom is

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Frank G.
Great first lesson.
Steve B.
First lesson was right on and to the point. Thanks Tom...
George S.
No doubt Thomas will help fill in some gaps. I think he's got plenty he can tech me. Looking forward 👍👍
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Brendan M.

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Starting at $21
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brendan M.

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Greetings, my name is Brendan and I'm thrilled to be considered as a potential facilitator on your musical journeys. I have a strong foundation in Music Theory and have spent the past two years as the music department tutor for MiraCosta College. In 2019 I obtained my Associates Degree in Jazz Performance. Currently, I am a student at Cal Poly Pomona and am working towards getting my Bachelor's Degree in music composition.

About Brendan

I am a professional bass player, and current University Student at Cal Poly Pomona. In 2019 I graduated from Mira Costa College with an Associates Degree in Music (In Jazz performance)> Bass students can expect a customized approach towards achieving their musical goal. I believe that learning

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"Kyle is awesome. Does a great job of breaking things down into understandable pieces. Appreciate his patience as well."
Dana
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kyle K.
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"I've had the pleasure of taking lessons from Ahmad for a couple of years. He is a very knowledgeable and patient instructor with the ability to find minor technical flaws in my playing and easily correct them. I really enjoy his philosophy and musical understanding with a really high ability to dissect and explain elements of a song and relate it to music theory that's easily understandable. On top of that he is a super nice guy that exudes nothing but a positive attitude and gives one the impression that anything is possible in one's musical effort that is really infectious. Don't hesitate to give Ahmad a try."
Pat
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Bill was great! So happy to be learning foundations and proper technique... excited to do my "homework" practice and continue improving for our next lesson!"
Allie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"Robert was a pleasure, caring and patient. we will be working together for a while I hope."
Don
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"Just my initial lesson, and enjoyed it thoroughly. Tommy is an extremely knowledgeable instructor. Seems my first pick for bass instructor was dead on. :-)"
dusty
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"Very very patient and hands on.. everything was in order and he was also very thorough"
Reginald
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"Since our first lesson I've been progressing nonstop. He's a great teacher for both learning songs and exploring the nuts and bolts of music."
Augustin
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Adam C.
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"Paul's great. He's been amazing about listen to me and what I want to learn. I'm actually more interested in music theory, and learning about bass than I am interest in becoming proficient at playing. It's obv that not only does Paul play both Bass and Guitar, but he understands theory and he can talk intelligently about different styles.

Overall a really nice upbeat guy too. I was hesitant b/c I didn't want a guitar teacher who also played bass. I wanted a bass teacher, Paul definitely is serious about Bass, and does NOT approach it the same way he does guitar"
Braden
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Tim is a wonderful teacher. He's very knowledgeable and is an excellent teacher."
Sophia
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tim W.
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"Very excellent teacher! Funny and clever"
Henry
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kevin T.
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