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David B.

43 Reviews
Lakeside, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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David B.

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All levels, all styles

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I ha

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Sara
He really took the time to see where I was in my playing, and gave me things to practice based on that assessment. I’m excited and ready for the next one.
Eleanor C.
David is a great instructor! He is patient and encouraging. His lessons use songs to demonstrate the techniques we are learning. His lessons are fun and I learn many things each time.
Andrew G.
Great teacher and very patient.
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Masashi (Masa) N.

6 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks French, Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Masashi (Masa) N.

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Students should expect to learn a variety of topics such as naming different parts of the instrument, tuning, technique, music theory, function within a larger ensemble.

About Masashi (Masa)

I've been teaching/tutoring music since 2007 with experience teaching music theory, aural skills, piano, and guitar. I can help students with a variety of musical tasks. The program I was enrolled in at SDSU ensured that I had a good grasp of a wide variety of instruments. *** Lesson Details ***

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Bob
As a first time piano student at age 70, I find Masa. very patient with me. He encourages me to understand music theory as well as playing. I enjoy the lessons very much, even after 15 months!
Tyler O.
Being the first lesson, I had an instant connection and a really great lesson!
He makes learning fun.
Miranda D.
Great lesson
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Kevin C.

22 Reviews
Spring Valley, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Kevin C.

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Bass lessons with me focus on the importance of pocket, groove, and ear training for improvisation.

We will look at famous bass players such as Parliament's, Bootsy Collins and seasoned bassists Charlie Parker, Pino Paladino and Thundercat. The lessons will be curated behind the students goals/desires if that's creating unique baselines or learning songs and the theory behind them.

About Kevin

I am a Multi-Instrumentalist who teaches Guitar, Drums, Bass, Music Production, Audio Engineering, Cinematography, Photography, and Video Editing. My instrumental experience includes 13 years of live performance, recording and songwriting. I focus my lessons around the understanding of music theo

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Christian Ruiz
Kevin is really friendly and knowledgeable. He has a good grasp of band production! I look forward to working with him in the future
Steve M.
I had 4 lessons with Kevin. I had to stop due to a medical issue. I am a beginner and Kevin successfully got me to relax and feel comfortable on his awesome drum kit. He made a real effort to meet me on my level and made sure I was solid on the fundamentals. Best of all: I had a lot fun at his lessons! Highly recommended.
Steve M.
Excellent first lesson!
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Richard W.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Best Musical Act 2013 from Minnesota Renaissance Festival
  • Teaching since 2003
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Richard W.

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I focus on teaching bass-lines from the popular music canon, and the improvisatory walking bass technique. I have played bass for local bands Victoria and The Mad Ripple.

About Richard

Rick's been teaching Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele at his home, and at the Mount Olivet School of Music in South Minneapolis, ever since graduating with a degree in Music from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2003. He plays around town in 3 bands and also does the occasional Pit Orchestra and Wedd

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Bob
As a 57 year old student Rich understands life and its commitments. I enjoy the half an hour with him. My appreciation for music has grown with Rich. He introduces me to material I would have never picked on my own. I am still taking banjo lessons because of Rich.
Thank you Rich. Bob
Jordan G.
Richard is awesome! Really knows his stuff and funny too!
Andrea
As an adult learner, I was put at ease and able to work on songs I was interested in right away. Wonderful teaching style.
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Joshua B.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Joshua B.

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I've been a musician all of my life. I have a music education degree and have performed in professional ensembles. I've played bass guitar in a funk rock band, covering many Red Hot Chili Peppers songs, as well as others from the 90's.

I currently focus my energy on the acoustic guitar, however I feel very comfortable playing and teaching introductory and intermediate skills on the bass, including techniques in finger picking and slap bass techniques.

Curriculum will include technique, styles discussion, songs, and performance.

About Joshua

I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education. Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping learn

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Jj P.
Great with my 9yo son!!
Dee Dee B.
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
Cameron P.
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!
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Anthony K.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anthony K.

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BASS GUITAR

I have made my living as a professional bassist for over 50 years. I raised my family, and was on tour a total of 10 years playing the bass guitar.
I will tell you for sure, everyday was fun. The bass is the glue, the groove, the harmonic structure of a band.
I am looking forward to teach the bass from beginners to advanced.
Learning the fingering, the plucking and slap techniques in the lessons can only equal the most important element of a bass guitar musician, that is keeping the groove. I will tell you first hand, that it is fun.
It took me only 3 months of learning the bass and I was gigging. It can be done!
I am open to all styles; jazz, pop, funk, hip hop, Latin, R&B and more.

Throughout the years, I have played bass for celebrities, top 40 bands, jazz concerts and other types of gigs. I will in my class explain what it takes to play bass with a band and even learn how to get gigs.

Formally I have attended my first

About Anthony

I am a professional musician, producer, composer, and author for over 50 years. Some of the highlights of my career; `my first two years of college, I attended the prestigious Juilliard School of Music, `I have toured as a musician for a total of over 10 years, `I performed in the world famous n

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Lakeside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Lakeside is $67. 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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"Great Teacher

Scotty is a excellent teacher.
I've been learning bass from him and he is very knowledgeable in everything from the history of music, theory, techniques and much more."
Ginny
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Scotty P.
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"As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended......."
Robert
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Great teacher with a lot of knowledge and works well with people!"
Fran
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Joe is great instructor and a great bass player. He brings a lot of experience and wisdom to his lessons. you can learn music theory from and music instructor but Joe can teach all of that and the techniques that are specific to the bass. If you truly want to learn the bass, then look no further than Joe."
Wesley
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"Very patient and clear in his communication."
Terri
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"My son looks forward to his lessons with Rene. Rene is extremely patient and knowledgeable. My son is getting a strong sense of the fundementals and love for the bass. We are thankful for his transfer of knowledge to my son for the lasting gift of music."
Breean
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rene T.
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"Jeff is the Man!

I took lessons from Jeff on and off for about 15yrs. I started off on the bass and then tried learning some guitar. I really had a great time learning how to play the bass from Jeff, he makes it really fun and relevant to your needs. Some days, I really wanted to learn a song I heard on the radio or from a favorite band, and he was instantly able to teach it to me. Jeff is a great guy and really knows how to teach guitar. I would definitely recommend taking lessons from Jeff. He will go at your pace, and you will have a blast learning how to play the guitar!"
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Eric is a great teacher and he is extremely patient. I really appreciate him. He took me on as a student when I was physically limited and helped me learn songs and the importance of chords and scales. I was pleased overall."
Mat
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"I have been very lucky to have had Vlad as my first bass instructor, in 5 lessons I have progressed from not being able to play the bass at all to now having completely learned one song and beginning to learn others. Something I appreciate very much about Vlad's instruction is his emphasis on learning theory of the instrument instead of just memorizing songs, giving me the skills I need to eventually play songs and teach myself independently. He also definitely makes the most of each lesson and has often gone over our allotted time to make sure I fully understand what we're learning. If you're ready to really learn and work hard, Vlad is the teacher for you!"
Etta Hanlon
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Vladislav B.
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"Matt is awesome, He is passionate about music and it shows in his teachings. He creates a comfortable environment and is very patient so learning comes naturally. I would highly recommend Matt to anyone who is serious about seeing results."
Jesse
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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