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Riley D.

Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Riley D.

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I played violin for fourteen years and picked up bass six years ago. I love any song with a good bass line. I have trained many zero experience peers to play violin as well as bass. It's the same thing just mutated a bit hah. Whether you want the full music theory, along with reading notes, or just learn how to jam, I can make that happen!
In my bass career I have played many many shows and have been in a band featured on the radio. Anyone could reach that level with some good practice and a little bit of passion. I am super passionate about music. Particularly, I love funk bass, as in my opinion that is the genre that really shows off what a good bass can really do. I specialize in jazz, funk and blues. I can help with techniques for other styles as well as for instance metal is like classical musical in many ways and classical music is my where I began.
I will keep the process of turning you into a groove master exciting and educational. You won't even feel the pain ...

About Riley

I am an established musician having played violin in Orchestras for fourteen years led by many experienced conductors as well as six years of experience playing bass guitar. I have played in Carnegie Hall, NY and the studio of the alternative radio station 91x. I have been in the strict classica

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David B.

42 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David B.

42 Reviews
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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 h

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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.
Jacob P.
David has been a great teacher for my son. He's learned so much in a short amount of time.
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Cristopher E.

14 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts from UCSD
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cristopher E.

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Learning the electric bass? I can help you learn how to play songs as well as how to come up with your own bass parts. I can help you with improvising or reading chord charts as well as how to play for different styles of music.

About Cristopher

If you feel like you're stuck or hit a wall, I can help take your skills to the next level; I can help you improve your technique, learn difficult songs, learn more about gear and gigs and performing, help you learn how to play any chord, key, or scale in any position, or help you learn how to solo

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Lindsay and Aidan E.
My daughter (9), son (7) and myself are all taking lessons and Cris Is able to adapt for all our learning needs and makes it fun along the way too.
Derek R.
I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!
Yuka O.
Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring.

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Zelda S.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Awarded 'The Elegant Solution' TV Series Song of the Year Nomination from AGSC Australian Guild of Screen Composers
  • Bachelor Arts Communications maj Psychology from University of New England
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Zelda S.

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Bass players are always in demand. Zelda offers basic beginner bass lessons to give you a head start for bandwork. Many popular styles covered - from pop, rock, country, blues, Americana, R &B, singer songwriter and more. Learn the basics for keeping rhythm and time. And as a bonus Zelda can also train bass players to sing and harmonize which is a valuable skill for bass players giving them the edge over other bass player who just play bass and don't sing.

About Zelda

Zelda has been teaching private lessons for over 12 years and is currently available to teach weekly voice, performance and music lessons online and at her home studio in Nashville, TN, USA. She provides a dynamic, student-structured training curriculum for voice, singing, confident speaking, a

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Shashi S.
I enjoyed my class with Zelda. She is very encouraging teacher and her teaching style is fun and engaging.
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Eric J.

399 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric J.

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I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old and started teaching guitar and bass when I was 16. I began working with takelessons in 2013. My method is step-by-step and easy and to understand. I will help you to become a great bassist.

Right hand: finger style, pick & slapping/popping
Groove, rhythms and playing time
Time signatures, walking bass lines, arpeggios, chords
Double stops, chords & improvising.

Chord/Music theory and bass line construction/development

About Eric

A great teacher can change a student's life. I give my students 110% and take pride in my students growth and accomplishments. Since I began working with takelessons in 2013 working with students all over the world online, and in-person at my home studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I'm a highly e

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Becca H.
Eric taught me alot today and this had by far been my favorite lesson I learned so much about how I should sing when trying to take it up as a profession I sincerely want to thank him for taking the time out of his day to teach me.
Aaron G.
Eric is a fantastic instructor! He's a schooled musician who understands theory and how music works, but can still apply it in a non stuffy way.It's great to be taught by someone who has the skill and knowledge and knows to rock!
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Nick R.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
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Nick R.

47 Reviews
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Electric bass guitar

Genres:
-jazz
-funk
-rock
-blues
-R & B
-funk
-reggae
-folk
-heavy metal

**FInger style and flat pick

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet pla

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Laura
My two sons (ages 8 and 6) have been taking ukulele lessons with Nick Russo via Zoom for about 5 months. I have been very impressed with the lessons in every way. He is teaching them ear training, reading music, and technique on the instrument. He is clearly an extremely talented musician, and he is an amazing teacher (I am speaking here as a teacher with many years of studying music in my background). He is able to hold their focus for the entire lesson and redirect them if needed; he breaks the lessons into small chunks to keep them engaged throughout; he mixes music they know with pieces he’s chosen so they are always excited about what they are playing; and he is always positive and patient with them.
Paul
Nick R. is truly an extraordinary guitar instructor. He is brimming with technical proficiency, enthusiasm, and a communication skill set that is unparalleled. His ability to hone in on exactly what you are doing wrong and right for that matter means you make progress rapidly and naturally. And he is a nice guy too!!
Christina S.
Such a great teacher! I am an absolute beginner, but feel I am getting better every lesson. Plus, so fun! A +++++

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"Simply the Best or one of the Best Bass Teacher I ever had in my whole life !!!!
I've never learned so much from him, Thank you Akos ! !"
Miguel
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Aaron was enthusiastic with my 14 year old son and introduced him to the basics of playing bass with some music theory and scales review, basic technique instruction, and some assigned exercises to practice at home. My son loved it and has been practicing as a result."
Darrell
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"Judy has tailored a program for my daughter that challenges her and simultaneously nurtures her love of bass guitar. We are very happy."
Ines
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Judy G.
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"We were excited to find Greg on here for our son’s ukulele lessons! He has been an extremely patient and encouraging teacher!"
Deanna
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Excellent for a beginning bass player. Very patient."
Cassidy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Julian Y.
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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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"Chris has great energy and is super passionate about playing. I like that he teaches what I want to learn instead of a set curriculum!"
MITCHELL
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Knows his stuff, easy going and fun to work with."
Max
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Vince T.
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"I am a 53 year old student learning how to play bass guitar. John is an excellent instructor & teacher! I began playing "Louie Louie"& "The eye of the Tiger" in the 1st session. Awesome!!!!"
Sharon
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Greg was a wonderful and patient teacher with my son who started at Gregs' business Capital Fret at 11 years of age & continued for a few years ,my son learned his love and knowledge of guitar ,both bass a acoustic, and drums through Greg's teachings, Greg recognized my sons' strengths and creativity with guitar and helped direct him in many ways towards my sons'continuing love of music and drums I don't believe my son would have thrived as well with another teacher"
Cheryl
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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