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Riley D.

Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • 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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Bijan Z.

57 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Farsi, Swedish, German, English
  • Master of arts (Music Education)/ PhD (Musicology) from Sweden/Germany
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Bijan Z.

57 Reviews
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Because I have played Guitar for a long time, it was easy to play Bass Guitar. I have played Bass Guitar in different Rock ensembles and enjoyed the instrument. In this course I'll go through scales, accompaniment patterns and basic playing technique. After this course you'll be able to play a lof of songs alone and together with other instruments.

About Bijan

Hi! I believe that music is rooted in all human beings and cultures in a reach and vast variety of forms. Music unifies and engages thinking and feeling in a direct and immediate way. Music influences individuals simultaneously on different levels of consciousness and form an important device f

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David B.

42 Reviews
Lakeside, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music, Acoustics and Recording from University of Salford
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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 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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Gabriel H.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Awarded Louis Lundemo scholarship award, best film score of the 2011 24 hr film fest from MCC, Milwaukee 24 hr film fest
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gabriel H.

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I teach the lay out of the fret board, Arpeggios, Scales, songs in the pop, rock, funk, and beginner Jazz genres.

About Gabriel

I graduated with a BA in jazz studies from Columbia in 2007 and have been teaching since 2005. I have played in many different projects, covering many styles including Rock, Jazz, Latin, Hip hop, classical, orchestral, and country. So, I have a strong understanding on the specifics of each of the

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Yishay L.
Gabriel is an amazing music teacher not only is he helping me with bass guitar but also understanding a bit of music theory. He shows me ways to to help maximize the amount of learning I can get out of practicing. Overall he is a great teacher with knowledge of a multitude of instruments and music in general.
Elliana
Elliana really enjoyed her first lesson with Gabriel. She was able to play some new things for me right after he left. I'm excited to see how she grows.
Josh G.
He is so friendly and professional. I really enjoy his lesson.
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Daniel R.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • B.M. Studio Music/Jazz Performance (Drum Set) from University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel R.

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Beginner-level bass guitar lessons, including technique, scales, chord progressions, etc.

About Daniel

Hey there! My name is Daniel and I am a local drummer and private teacher recently graduated from UT Knoxville, having studied with Prof. Keith Brown. In May 2017, I earned a BM in Studio Music/Jazz Performance (drum set) and a minor in music business. I started teaching kids ages 7-14 when I was a

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Travis N.
Daniel is a really good teacher my son loves his teaching! Highly recommend.
Shayla
Daniel was an awesome instructor. My son loved playing the drums wth Daniel and progressed significantly in his skill level. Unfortunately, we have to discontinue lessons because Daniel is relocating.
Damien
First lesson was tonight, with my 3yr old son. His attention span was 20 minutes max, but Daniel was very patient with him!
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Claire A.

44 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BBA Music Business from Belmont University
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Claire A.

44 Reviews
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Bass is the backbone of all your favorite tunes! As a professional bassist, I've played, performed and recorded with a variety of groups, and toured nationally and internationally, and had my bass lines featured on TV, Video Games and even a Royals commercial. In lessons, we'll go over the fundamentals of technique and improvisation, and how to construct effective bass lines.

About Claire

I am a professional bassist, guitarist, singer, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with a Bachelors of Music Business, with an emphasis on Recording and Audio Production, and spent several years running live sound and performing with bands in Nash

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Katherine
Great teacher!
Kaia
First lesson, Claire was really able to connect and engage with our 4 1/2 year old. Looking forward to lesson number two!
Margherita
My daughter wants to learn guitar so we connected with Claire and today they had the first lesson. She is extremely sweet and my daughter (11 years old) was enthusiastic at the end of the lesson. Go for Claire you won’t regret it. 👍🏻🎸

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"Great first lesson, will definitely be back!"
Andrew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"First lesson with Ahmad was fantastic . He has great patience and styles his tutorials to the type of music you prefer. He is a stickler for correct form"
Richard
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Eric from day 1 was super in tune with what I wanted to accomplish with my first bass lessons and has catered lessons around that. After just 4 lessons I am playing at a new level and really enjoying it. I really appreciate his patience as well as his ability to challenge me weekly. Thanks!"
Derek
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"We were so lucky to have been referred to Tommy. Our middle school son wanted to branch out from playing the upright/classic bass, to electric bass and acoustic guitar. Tommy worked with our son for nearly 2 years. Tommy was always reliable, always prompt, always polite and 100% committed to the music and to our son's personal progress & improvement. He was always flexible, upbeat and easy to work with...with the patience of a saint...esp. for the parent who knows nothing about guitar. A huge talent!"
Jen
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"Having taken guitar lessons as a kid myself I know the importance of having a patient passionate teacher Dr. Vincent possesses all those qualities and more. A qualified teacher, with a PhD, who knows his stuff but is also able to break down his vast knowledge into bits that even a middle schooler could understand. My son is excelling at his base guitar thanks to Dr. Vincent and is developing a love for his instrument I hadn't expected."
Michele
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Vincent C.
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"Greg is a consummate professional musician who will pass along his expertise to any bass or guitar student.
Greg is also very kind person who relates well to people."
Chris
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I appreciate Scott's relaxed style. He is able to make a realistic practice schedule for me to fit in to my work week. It is obvious he is very knowledgeable and has given me a lot of good tips so far. I would definitely recommend Scott."
Jaya
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Scott K.
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"Oliver is a fantastic teacher! My daughter has been taking lessons with him for a few years now and loves it - she plays both the Electric and Upright Bass and Oliver teaches her both.
She loves his teaching style - he is very encouraging, and positive.
Can't recommend highly enough."
Lucy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Awesome lesson and excited to learn the bass guitar!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tim W.
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"This is the guy you are looking for.

At 42 I finally got around to buying my first guitar (no musical background other than fan) and set about teaching myself with books and videos. 10 months later I realized that in spite of working at it every day I was going to get to the 1-year mark and not be able to play a single song all the way through (of the 70's and 80's hard rock that I love, I could play "Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star" pretty well). I was rapidly becoming "that guy" who can play sloppy intros to 300 songs, but nothing else.

I looked around the web, and settled on Ahmad because of his credentials and reviews, and I could not be happier with my choice.

The thing that makes Ahmad special is that he put as much effort into becoming a great guitar teacher as he did in becoming a great guitar player. Every lesson is tailored exactly to my ability at that time. If ever I have had particular trouble with something Ahmad is ready with additional material, alternate ways to learn it, different ways to explain it. No matter what the technique or concept, Ahmad has seen this mistake before and knows just what to do. Some days I leave with many pages of material to master, and some days just one or two. It is all about how slowly or quickly I am picking up the new thing, and all about learning things the right way so that the foundation is solid when I am ready to advance to the next level. There is no schedule or competition (except with myself) and the only objective is to learn more and get better.

To show examples in action Ahmad routinely finds 70s and 80s hard rock for me (not every single note is from Guns-n-Roses of course, but if a particular concept relates to something in a familiar song from the genre, that's the one Ahmad will pick for me to master). You do not have to learn jazz! (I mean if jazz is your thing I am certain that Ahmad can teach you that.)

I really doubt that there is a player at any level (or in any style) who would not learn a lot from Ahmad (that is if you are prepared to be humble and possibly review some foundational material you think you know already... if you knew it, Ahmad would not be teaching it to you... he can hear that your timing is off, or if you didn't hit all of the strings in that chord, and so can your audience). (Once, while I was performing an exercise from the previous lesson, Ahmad had his back to me digging in his filing cabinet for my next materials and said "Did you play the fifth note with an upstroke?"... He heard that, it was supposed to be a down stroke and he heard a difference so slight I didn't even know I was doing it.)

If you are a beginner as I was, my advice is to commit to four lessons with Ahmad. By the end of that time you will hear that you are advancing, and more importantly you will understand where you were and where you are going. It might seem kind of basic at first (which is why I say to go with at least four) but it does not take very long to understand how much better you will be with strong fundamentals. If, instead, you learn to play badly, and you practice regularly, eventually your speed will improve... and then you will play badly fast which actually sounds worse than playing badly slow... all that work for less than nothing.

I have been taking lessons for about a year and half. I can play some Lead Guitar now. And I can play some real songs now. Even those 300 intros are getting tight, that is to say I now play them with the right timing, technique, phrasing and feel!

PS - If Ahmad says "it's time for the Harmony Classes", do it! Like most things Ahmad has taught me, I have resisted it in some way at first, and the harmony lessons are no different. Like everything Ahmad has taught me, the harmony classes have immediately made me better at playing guitar, and have provided a foundation that makes the next thing and the next thing and the next thing easier, faster, and better."
Richard
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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