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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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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 f

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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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Mirco M.

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Alameda, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Upright bass from Italian Conservatory Bruno Maderna
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Mirco M.

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I moved to Alameda from Imola, near Bologna in Italy. I am an experienced and highly skilled bass guitar and upright bass teacher with in-depth knowledge of music theory and a knack for inspiring students. My thorough musical training includes a diploma from a classical Italian conservatory and numerous master classes and workshops.
In Italy I taught more than 100 students raging in age from seven to sixty years old for over 10 years. My bass guitar teaching curriculum includes rock, pop, blues, jazz, funk, Latin jazz and reggae. I have extensive experience teaching modern styles, for example slap and tap. My upright bass teaching subjects include both classical and modern techniques using both the bow and pizzicato. I have expert knowledge of music theory, harmony and composition.
I am really friendly and easy to get along with and talk to. Lessons with me are always fun and inspirational!

About Mirco

I am a bass and upright bass player and musical arranger from Bologna, Italy and currently live in Alameda, California. I began studying bass guitar at the age of fourteen in Imola, Italy with renowned teacher Pierluigi Mingotti. I have played in many tribute, cover, and local rock bands and have ad

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Sarah
Mirco is such an incredible teacher. My 15 year old son's confidence, and not just in playing the bass, has increased so much since starting lessons with Mirco a few months ago. His skills improve weekly, he looks forward to practicing playing everyday and he can't wait for his lessons. Mirco chooses awesome songs for them to play and assigns appropriate exercises. The lessons are a pure joy to listen to. I highly recommend Mirco as a teacher!
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Mikala P.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Mikala P.

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Are you a beginner or intermediate bass player interested in learning how to memorize the fret-board, find notes, play funky rhythms or create your own? Maybe you want to rock out to your favorite band and play that bass line that's been stuck in your head.

I've been playing Bass for about 2 1/2 years now, and picked up all the theory I needed to know about the bass on the road playing shows. I had to learn quick and usually on stage (while singing), so I can show you all my tips & tricks to enhance your playing or help you get started.

Whether you are planning on playing in a band, by yourself, or just want to learn for fun as a hobby, I can teach you all you need to know to meet your bass guitar goals! If you have any questions, please message me!

About Mikala

Want to learn how to play or sing your favorite song? Are you interested in learning how to write your own songs? Since the start of my teaching career 4 years ago, my lessons have expanded to include guitar, ukulele, bass, piano, drums, singing, and even songwriting! I'm eager to help you find

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Zhongjin Li
Mikala is a great piano instructor, clear, helpful and patient. Highly recommended!
Chuck
Mikala was an absolute treat to work with. I was apprehensive about singing to my wife at our wedding reception. So I hit up take lessons and connected in under 30 minutes.

Lessons were given at her studio in her home, and over the course of 8 weeks we transformed my vocals from uncertainty, to the confidence I needed to nail my solo performance.

10/10 would recommend to anyone seeking to improve their vocals. Just make sure you do the homework she sends you with (vocal warm ups, breathing camps, and daily practice) and you'll see results in a little as the first visit.

Her personality and encouragement were absolutely infectious and really lent to an overall positive experience.
Rachel
Really great experience for our daughter working with Mikala.
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Scott K.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Scott K.

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We will learn anything on electric or upright bass! I taught Bass at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. I have completed my Undergraduate Degree at Eastman School of music for Jazz and Classical on Double Bass. I am currently completing my Master's at Manhattan School of Music. Lets make the best bass lines ever! I have played for 17 years.

About Scott

Music fuels the soul!! Let's get learning and having fun. I play upright bass, electric bass, guitar, piano, drums, and sing. I also compose original songs and Jazz music. I am currently completing my Master's at Manhattan School of Music. In NYC I have played at Smoke Jazz club and have done many p

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Ramon L.
Quiet and patient. It looks like it will be better everyday.
Phillip Hsieh
Great instructor, very patient and knowledgable, Perfect for beginning players. Very chill, enjoyable experience.
John Bonacci
I had no clue how to play a bass guitar. I was fortunate thru the college he was teaching at to be honored to have Scott teach me at my beginner level, the basics of bass guitar. His patience with me was much appreciated as again, this was new to me and at the time being 69 years old, I wasn’t a quick learner. After several sessions, I was able to play basic cords, study the notes on the frets thru his lesson plan. I was sad that Scott left the college for NYC, but was very happy for him as he wanted to pursue his masters degree. Thanks to his patience and excellent teaching skills, I was able to continue lessons with another instructor and not embarrass myself as I had minute skills that helped me become a little more than a beginner. I am still going at it and loving every second but it was Scott’s patience and teaching skills that kept the fire lit to continue pursuing my love of the bass guitar. I can’t thank Scott enough and I wish him well with his goal of a master’s degree.
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Geoff S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • BA Music from George Mason University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Geoff S.

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Played bass in contemporary worship band. Experienced in teaching rock, blues, jazz, etc.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sch

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Art B.
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I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
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Joshua B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bass and Percussion Groove School from Berklee College of Music
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Joshua B.

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I love to help others discover the joy of playing electric bass and percussion! I believe every person is musical and everyone has the ability to learn how to play an instrument, no matter how young or old.

We will explore the concept of music as a language, and together work to build a strong musical foundation. Our lessons will be uniquely designed toward each student's goals, skill, and confidence level.

Feel free to send me a message with any questions. I look forward to working with you!

About Joshua

Joshua is a bassist and educator currently studying at Bunker Hill College in Boston, Massachusetts, with a focus on Music Performance and Education. A native of southern New Hampshire, he began his love of playing the bass and drums at age 14. Joshua has performed in many diverse ensembles and is g

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AM2021
Great instructor with a lot of knowledge on teaching bass guitar... on time with every lesson and flexible at rescheduling classes when needed.
Phoebe
I highly recommend Josh to anyone who wants to begin or improve their bass skills. He has so much passion and knowledge to share, and he does so in a way that makes you feel entirely at ease. The way he explains music theory and playing techniques/exercises makes things so simple to understand and work with, even as a total beginner. Knowledge and proficiency aside, he's also a joy to learn from and talk to! Every time I have a lesson I feel more inspired and motivated than before. My only complaint is I wasn't learning from him sooner!
Ken
Josh is exceptional in playing bass guitar. His overall demeanor and musical prowess, coupled with his enthusiasm of constantly expanding his abilities, only adds to his reputation of being an excellent teacher. I highly recommend him!

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"Tommy is a unique teacher in that he knows his craft very well and he also wants to teach it. He has tremendous empathy and patience and I grew as a musician under his leadership.
Tommy taught me bass for about a year and in that time I learned more about my bass and amps, how to play better and read and interpret music better, how to play better with others and even music theory (especially as it relates to bass playing).
And I thought I was just going to get bass lessons!!"
Dan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"When I started taking lessons with Greg I didn’t know a thing about playing an instrument now a few years later I can play classic rock, Christian, Contemporary, and bluegrass. I also feel much more confident in my ability to play in front of people and with others."
Sarah
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Paul has been EXCELLENT. I've learned an incredible amount from him and gained much more confidence in what I knew from past training. Highly accommodating and encouraging. I'd recommend him in a flash."
Abraham
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Chris adapts to different learning styles very well, and he's very approachable and kind. His passion for music is inspiring and he makes complex ideas simple and easy to understand. If you're a beginner (like me), he makes sure you completely nail down the fundamentals to prevent any later confusion. It's also very helpful that he provides lesson recordings and short lists, summarizing what you should be practicing each week."
Steph
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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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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"Rick is a wonderful teacher. I already have some previous music experience, so he is working with me at my level instead of starting me from the beginning. I would definitely recommend him as a teacher."
Leonard Sgarlata
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rick P.
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"Have 2 Daughters Taking bass guitar lessons from Andrew – they love the lessons and he seems extremely knowledgeable. And what I consider most important – – they are having fun!"
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew C.
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"Jake is such a good instructor! He's not just teaching me how to play individual songs, he's getting into the fundamentals of music theory and how music *works*. I learned more in one lesson than I learned in six months trying to figure it out on my own. He's good at finding fun songs at my skill level that push me through to the next level. I look forward to these lessons every week!"
Megan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jakob S.
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"Paul is an amazing instructor. He is very personable, very easy to talk to, and really knows his stuff. We practiced a lot of different styles and jammed often. I would 100% recommend."
Blake
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"I would think the first lesson is always the hardest to start since as an instructor you don’t know what skill level you will be teaching. Trevor started the class asking what I wanted to accomplish and ended with lots of practice lessons for me to complete. Looking forward to more classes with him."
Randy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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