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Marcus B.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marcus B.

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For those who want to groove.

Time, tone, voice-leading,and melody!
These are the four components to great bass playing.
I like to focus on learning how to be a great bass player by working through technique and learning great bass parts from recordings.
As students progress we can work on how to write your own bass lessons, and get into more advanced but crucial subjects, such as voice leading.

About Marcus

I love playing music, and I've spent my whole life doing it. I am very passionate about sharing my love and deep knowledge of music with others. Let's figure out how you can express your self and learn a great skill through the language of music! *** Specialties *** I specialize in Jazz and Clas

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Mark Achuff
Marcus is a great player and good listener on my questions. It's joy to collaborate with Marcus on projects.
Diana R.
I am so thankful to have found Marcus as my bass instructor; he is the exact type of teacher I was looking for. His training and love for music were evident upon first meeting him. I have learned so much in the short time I have been taking lessons. He is a very patient and passionate teacher.
Tyler W.
All around wonderful teacher

Marcus is quite the gifted teacher. By far the best I've had the pleasure to aspire under. He is very easy to understand, and doesn't overwhelm you, taking time on the little things (the most important). He creates an atmosphere that is encouraging to learn in. We all know those teachers that create a stressful environment that inhibits progressive learning, as well as frustration in yourself. Marcus is certainly the opposite. He is also quite easy to communicate with--Creating lesson plans, setting goals, etc... In summation, a professional and a friend I would recommend to anyone and everyone.

Stephen B.

16 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Arts from California State University, San Francisco
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Stephen B.

16 Reviews
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Each lesson is designed on the level of the student's ability from beginner to advanced. Rock, R&B, funk, jazz, blues, POP and country music. I like to use song learning as a vehicle to sharpen your skills. Learning skills through songs is more fun for beginners. More advanced students will work on everything from theory, reading, harmony; and how you can use scales and arpeggios in a number of ways over several different styles of music.

About Stephen

~ Customized Lesson Plan for You. ~ Learning the guitar is a fun, yet, challenging experience. Having an instructor guide you through the process makes learning easier and more efficient. The internet provides a wealth of information but can not interact with you and help your specific needs. Ma

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Ryan M.
He is good!!!
I can play the very basic when I started but still need someone to help me to put everything together. He can diagnosis my level and design the learning plan for me when we first met. Lesson is fun and he always got something new/interesting to for students to work and practice.
Mike
Incredible and knowledgeable guitar instructor!

I just realized how important to have a teacher right in front me to guide and correct my fingers when I had my 1st class with Stephen. Just like everybody else, I took the online lessons for few months with other teacher and also learned from Youtube on my own in the last two years. I can play but I knew I was missing something.

He really brought me to the next level.
Katherine
Lesson was fun!!!!

I can play the basic chords before I met him. Stephen can oversee the problems and fix it when in the first lesson. I was like....WoW!!! He is a experienced guitar instructor. Impressed!!!
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Kellen H.

6 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music- Jazz Studies from William Paterson University
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Kellen H.

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I knew I wanted to play bass when I was 12 and heard the bassline for Bob Marley's Stir It Up. I've been playing ever since then. The primary attraction to bass for me is the groove, and that's what I like to emphasize (which I think is severely neglected in standard music education). I have studied theory and composition extensively and like to tie those elements in and show where the bass fits into any situation harmonically and rhythmically. Most importantly teaching is a fun and rewarding experience for me and my students. I love to teach and get my bass students grooving!

About Kellen

I believe this is a great time to be a musician. I have come of age as a musician in a time when music making and the music industry have shifted dramatically. There are many positives in this shift, with new oppurtinites opening up for musicians. I also see these changes not being addressed in

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Sylvia
Great teacher! Kellen has made me really excited about the guitar again.
Jon
Kellen is a great instructor. He explains musical ideas in an way that I qet quickly. I'll show him a song and he'll pick it up and teach it to me right away. I would definitely recommend him!
Susan
I had been playing guitar for a while, mostly learning songs and chord changes on my own. I wanted to take lessons to work on composing my own songs, and this is where Kellen really helped me. He had a lot of ideas and suggestions that were really helpful in trying to create a unique composing style. He's a trained musician, and it shows when he helps me with music theory and exposing me to lots of different styles of music.

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Anthony A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Anthony A.

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Learn to lay down bass-lines that will keep your gigs and money flowing in. We'll discuss theory, tension-release, soloing, taste, style, and everything in between to make you the most versatile bass player you can be.

About Anthony

My name's Anthony and I'm a percussionist, composer, and educator. I've been a music educator since 2013, and have taught privately as well as in public schools. I'm experienced in marching percussion, classical percussion, contemporary/new music, electro-acoustic sounds, and improvisation. I spent

Robert M.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Education, B.A from The University of St. Thomas
  • Teaching since 2010
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Robert M.

38 Reviews
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Specializing in various genres for a well rounded playing experience which includes: scale driven bass lines, walking bass through chord structure, Pentatonic chord shape theory, Church Mode approach within key Signature, and of course blues form.

About Robert

I am a Music EC-12 Certified Educator with a degree from The University of St. Thomas and a Masters of Music Education from Texas Christian University. My previous career roles include being Children's Choir Director for All Saints Catholic School (2015-16), instructor at Cool Cats, General Mus

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Isidro V.
Very encouraging with my dad. He gave him confidence and positive reinforcement. And very thankful he was so flexible with scheduling.
Robert Turner
He did a good job
Gay
Excellent teacher and very patient.
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Brendan M.

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Starting at $21
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Montclair, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Montclair is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
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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......."
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"Kimberly is a great teacher. She is great at explaining her points in a way that is easy to understand. Very knowledgeable of of the "math" and geometry of the fret board, but also good at letting you vibe on the music and sound."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kimberly A.
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"VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE. ...AND PATIENT....look forward to all my remaining lessons with Nick"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nicholas C.
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"Awesome first lesson for our 14 year old daughter! She’s pumped to continue with Chris, and we’re pleased with the entire process so far."
Marley
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"My son has been taking lessons for 9 months with Jordan. He is a great teacher. He has an exceptional gift for music and sharing it with others. He has the students select the songs they want to learn which excites and encourages them. Highly recommend!"
Kim Phelan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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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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"Great Lessons, always looking forward to them!"
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Spiros is great! I've been taking bass lessons from him for a couple of years now and thanks to him, I can actually play now! He's a good teacher, teaching both elements of theory and also how to get the "feel" of music, and he's also fun to be around. I can say that without his lessons and the music he's sent me, I would not be nearly as good as I am today, nor as motivated to learn more."
Hal
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Spiros S.
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"Dustin is very knowledgable but works with me using my existing knowledge as a foundation. He understands exactly what I am looking for and customized each lesson for me."
Myke
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Dustin N.
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"My son, Joe started taking bass guitar lessons when he was 9 years old and was becoming frustrated and about to give up. i decided to book a lesson with Mr. Tony and that was 4 years ago. Besides being extremely talented, Mr. Tony is patient, kind and a role model to Joe. Joe looks forward to his lesson with Mr. Tony and he has blossomed into a good bass player."
Donna
Took Bass Guitar lessons from MrTony R
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