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Steven B.

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Alameda, CA
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  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 f

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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.
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Mirco M.

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Alameda, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mirco M.

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I moved to Alameda from Imola, near Bologna in Italy. I am an experienced and highly skilled bass guitar and upright bass teacher with in-depth knowledge of music theory and a knack for inspiring students. My thorough musical training includes a diploma from a classical Italian conservatory and numerous master classes and workshops.
In Italy I taught more than 100 students raging in age from seven to sixty years old for over 10 years. My bass guitar teaching curriculum includes rock, pop, blues, jazz, funk, Latin jazz and reggae. I have extensive experience teaching modern styles, for example slap and tap. My upright bass teaching subjects include both classical and modern techniques using both the bow and pizzicato. I have expert knowledge of music theory, harmony and composition.
I am really friendly and easy to get along with and talk to. Lessons with me are always fun and inspirational!

About Mirco

I am a bass and upright bass player and musical arranger from Bologna, Italy and currently live in Alameda, California. I began studying bass guitar at the age of fourteen in Imola, Italy with renowned teacher Pierluigi Mingotti. I have played in many tribute, cover, and local rock bands and have ad

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Sarah
Mirco is such an incredible teacher. My 15 year old son's confidence, and not just in playing the bass, has increased so much since starting lessons with Mirco a few months ago. His skills improve weekly, he looks forward to practicing playing everyday and he can't wait for his lessons. Mirco chooses awesome songs for them to play and assigns appropriate exercises. The lessons are a pure joy to listen to. I highly recommend Mirco as a teacher!
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Raymond A.

28 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1984
  • BA in Music from Thomas Edison State College
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Raymond A.

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Hello, my name is Ray and I enjoy working with students from ages 8 and up. I have been teaching for 25+ years and my passion for music instruction and development has only grown stronger with age. My background in music covers jazz, Latin, pop, rock, R&B, funk, gospel, and blues. I look forward to the opportunity of working with you or your child!

About Raymond

Hello everyone. I have a classical and jazz piano background. I have performed in various ensembles to include, concert bands, big bands, jazz combos, R&B, Pop, Rock, country, Latin, and worship music. I teach beginners, intermediate and advanced levels in various piano styles as well as improvisati

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Sara
Ray is truly a fantastic teacher. I'm learning jazz after having a background in classical piano and he is incredibly knowledgeable in both, and has been an amazing resource for theory and concepts and how to apply them in a structured and consistent way. I am so glad to have found him, he's one of the best piano teachers I've ever had.
Arlissa
Very knowledgeable teacher. Was able to quickly identify what I needed to work on/start off with. Created a plan to keep moving forward and taught me what I need to get to that next step. I had been teaching myself and he was able to add onto that next step and pick up where I left off. Can't wait to get practicing and continue my progress.
Caleb A.
I have nothing but good things to say about my lessons with Ray, he's very easy going and he teaches you the theory behind the music as you're progressing so you get the full experience, he's a great teacher and I look forward to more lessons with him
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David S.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I have been playing music almost my entire life. I first started on trombone in 4th grade then switched to guitar in 6th. I picked up the electric bass in my later teenage years and learned the upright bass (both jazz and classical) in college. My students get the benefit of my education, as well

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Greyson
5 lessons in and David has gotten me to break through some of my bad techniques and has also given me completely different ways to think about my instrument. We're just getting started and I couldn't be more excited to see where this journey is going to take my skills.
Kailie
David was/is a great guitar teacher ! I came to him with some knowledge on how to strum but he completely transformed my technique... making it easier & better to play! I’m looking forward to continuing my lessons with him & improving my guitar skill!! I Highly recommend David !
Jay
Very grateful to have found David on this site and add to the chorus of great reviews. I have entered the world of music through the bass guitar with David's instruction and am already hooked. Bass is a fascinating (and challenging) instrument so I appreciate working with a professional who caters to beginners. I am looking forward to exploring more about music with each lesson and gaining more confidence playing this instrument. Thanks David!
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Kenton M.

15 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kenton M.

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Bass guitar is often the backbone of the band. It is also a good gateway to learning other instruments.You can choose to learn by ear, notation, or any combination of these. I have been teaching for over fifteen years and I really enjoy meeting new students.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty,

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Nancy D.
kenton is a very knowledgeable and capable instructor. He really knows his music
Nancy D.
very good advice and technique i will follow through
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Anthony K.

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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anthony K.

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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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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Walnut Creek 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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"I wish i done this sooner, Andrei was very easy to work with.Looking forward to my next lesson, Great guy Super instructor.*****"
Larry
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrei P.
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"Rob will meet you where you are and guide you to where you are trying to go. He is extremely knowledgeable, accommodating, and encouraging.
I play left-handed, and he is the first teacher to not hassle or try to sway me to be anything but me.

He has been playing 40+ years, and proven his commitment through study which culminated in graduating from the Bass Institute in Los Angeles. He brings a level of both scholastic and practical knowledge which is well worth the price of admission.

Rob is going to provide a level of knowledge and personalized coursework that is absolutely not going to be had elsewhere. Due to my location, we conduct the lessons online. I will say it has not been a hinderance. I started lessons with tempered expectations, but Rob has continually gone above and beyond.

Anybody looking to deep-dive into the culture, craft, and practice of playing bass would be extremely well served to seek out Rob."
Jim
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"Noah gave good exercises that help with familiarity with the fretboard/technique, and it was nice to practice on songs that I chose"
Serge-Olivier Amega
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Noah D.
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"Was a great time!!! Was able to learn songs that I was interested to learn how to play and was really helpful to learn to shred. Wish I had more time to continue going to lessons but life happens haha would 10 outa 10 go back tho to shred again. Best instructor I've personally ever had!!!"
Garrett
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I’ve been taking online bass lessons with Akos for a while now and I have to say, that he is one of the best teachers I’ve ever had. He really knows what he is talking about and is really patient. Whatever your goal is do not hesitate to book lessons with him."
Stewart
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE. ...AND PATIENT....look forward to all my remaining lessons with Nick"
DAR
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nicholas C.
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"Earl Carter is extremely knowledgeable, and very patience. You will find that each session is enjoyable yet challenging. I would recommend Him to anyone from the beginner all the way to the more advanced student. If you have the desire to learn the art of music then you will enjoy His instruction. I couldn't ask for a better instructor."
Ken
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Earl C.
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"Edward is very knowledgable and a great instructor, his lessons are easy to interpret and learn, Edward is completely thorough, not everyone is a teacher, but Edward really is a great one. I am looking forward to our next lesson. AAAAA*****"
Robbie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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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 Rob D.
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"Known Greg for years & played in a few bands with him. Extremely knowledgeable and proficient with all things about music. Highly recommend!"
Izzy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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