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Steven B.

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

Judy G.

14 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
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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.

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 few 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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Alec
David is a talented and extremely knowledgable musician. He has a deep love and respect for the music and imparts this love on his students. Always going above and beyond, he gives all of himself in his students, making sure they not only have proper technique, but a strong foundation of knowledge about the tradition of flamenco. He is able to breakdown and explain the complexities of this arcane art form in a way that is accessible to all levels of musicians. I couldn't recommend him more highly!
Aki M.
David is patient and enthusiastic about teaching how to play the guitar. He is also encouraging!
Adam R.
Had a great experience. David is patient, explains things clearly, and really knows his stuff. Definitely recommended.

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Brian C.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Brian C.

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Electric bass lessons cover Pick & Finger style bass. Different styles and feels are worked on with a drum machine during lessons. Student picks
The songs they would like play.

About Brian

I graduated Cum Laude from New York University, where I received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Guitar Performance. I have performed all styles of music on club dates, college shows, concerts, and recording dates. I have also released a full length commercial recording of my original pop/rock musi

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Samuel
Brian is a wonderful teacher, our son has been learning and enjoying the classes. Would definitely recommend Brian.
Jina
I learned a lot in my first lesson with Brian. He clearly knows the guitar inside and out. The pace was on the faster side, but he answered all my questions about technique and theory. Beyond what I wanted to focus on (technique), he's laying a solid foundation for theory so that I don't have go rely on the capo or online tabs as much. He also gave me useful scale exercises to build up finger independence and articulation. So far so good.
Maria A.
Brian is very friendly and ofcourse a professional. Today was our first lesson, and it was a great experience, I look forward to continue learning from him. Thank you Brian! 😊
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Aleksis B.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Aleksis B.

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Learn Bass Guitar to your favorite songs any style either by ear or by sightreading

About Aleksis

My name is Aleksis B., but many of my students know me as Mr. B. I am a professional instructor and performing musician who combines a love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. I try to make that passion show in everything I do. My educatio

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Zayn
My son really enjoyed the lesson. Aleksis was very kind and patient. My son is looking forward to his next lesson.
Evelyn
Mr. B is fabulous at adapting to the needs and interests of his students! I am so impressed! We made an excellent choice for a piano teacher. (11-yr-old daughter)
Elisa C.
Aleksis is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher!

André C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Awarded GDA Foundation Grant from GDA Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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André C.

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First of all, I want to know what are the students wills and objectives in music. Understand why they want to learn music and what are their interests. This is a major thing to me, to know the student. After that, I work my way by giving the student material that will improve their skills and knowledge. This can be done by several methods (classical, Jazz, etc) that I have or by assignments that I will create in order to solve specific problems. I also want to focus on specific music interests that the student have, by giving repertoire and musical examples that will motivated them.

About André

I'm a motivated and good listener teacher who loves to see his students accomplish their objectives. I have a Masters degree in Jazz from the Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor in Classical Double Bass from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria. I'm a active musician, bo

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Nick
Andre is the most amazing instructor! He is very helpful and incredibly knowledgeable. I was a complete beginner and he was happy to walk up and down complex ideas so I could understand them well.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Oakland is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Excellent Teacher

Not only did I learn how to play the songs I like, but I also learned key musical concepts and theories that helped to advance my musical skills outside of lessons. I thoroughly enjoyed having Rob as a teacher."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Robert D.
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"He is a very patient teacher and really goes the extra mile when it comes to explaining things I'm having trouble with."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Shawn G.
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"Knows his stuff, easy going and fun to work with."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Vince T.
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"Paul is a highly skilled communicator of musical knowledge.

I've taken bass and guitar lessons from Paul for eight years. He has a deep understanding of music theory, and is a professional musician, playing multiple instruments. His brilliance as a teacher stems from his ability to tailor his instruction to a specific student's abilities and desires. If you want to learn how play the guitar lead to your favorite rock/pop song, Paul will teach you, while showing you how the scales and forms can, be and are used in other popular songs. I've seen him teach kids from 6 to 60. He organizes blues jams for students, giving them a chance to play with professional musicians. Paul is extremely professional, friendly, and knowledgable. Paul supplies carefully designed study materials. I don't want to over do it, but Paul is a gifted teacher of musical knowledge."
Peter
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"absolutely brilliant bass player. he's great at breaking things down in a way that you'll understand and he's extremely supportive."
Jeffrey
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"Excellent lesson.Alex is very knowledgeable and the whole vibe was very
relaxed.Will be happy to continue my lessons with him.Great recommendation you made!👍"
Gregory
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alex M.
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"Teaches just the way I learn, very methodical, and starting with good technique from the beginning."
Pete
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Robert D.
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"Andrew is down to earth, but amazing when it comes to understanding music and communicating it well. I look forward to each lesson."
Steven
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"John's been great so far--very knowledgable and willing to change pace/style/material to suit te student's needs and preferences. I will be re-upping!"
Sameer
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"I haven't taken lessons from Greg, but as a former professional bandmate of his (drummer) I have firsthand knowledge of his stellar musicianship and relaxed disposition. I have no doubt he's an outstanding teacher and highly recommend giving him a try! You won't regret it."
Jeff
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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