Have fun laying down the low-down. Bass guitar basics at its funnest!
Fun, professional, and relaxed. Experienced instructor since 1988. First paid public performance was in 1983, so I've been at this a while, and love it. *** Lesson Details *** Students learn from popular music beginning with basic chords and strumming and simple melodies. After 3 months with correct practice the student should be able to strum a number of songs and change chords smoothly. After 3 months bar chords and more complex melodies are introduced, and beyond 6 months, one can expect to progress into music theory and improvisation. *** Specialties *** Rock, Southern Rock, Country, Metal, Alternative, Pop, Improvisation
We will learn how to keep good tempo, lock in with a drummer and create your own lines to use with other musicians.
I have been passing on what I've learned in my own studies, personal and privately taught, to help new students get the strong foundations for becoming the best musician they can be. I've been playing since age 6 (now 44) and performing since 18. I started with Classical guitar, then Rock and Jazz. In all my years of study, I've learned how to teach and how NOT to teach. I have had many years of private lessons. I've written, recorded and performed for over 20 years. My wife and I even do voice over work on occasion. *** Lesson Details *** Students have become friends and I've seen many go on to become performers, songwriters and teachers. I also use a wide range of materials when teaching like DVDs, CDs, and computer 'play along' tracks. I love teaching, seeing people smile and ...
First and most importantly, I'm a 40 year-old dad to two great little boys and a husband to a fantastic wife - but before I was either one...I was a rocker. I got my first guitar when I was 15 years old (I had wanted one for 5 years but my sister cried too much about piano lessons so she blew it for me - but that's another story), and started taking lessons from a fantastic teacher shortly thereafter. By the time I was 18, I moved off to college, where I proceeded to focus all my attention (much to my parents' dismay) on playing and forming a band. My parents got kinda mad, but I put together that band - which lead to a bigger, better band and a record deal. I spent my early and mid 20s touring, making a record and getting so close to rock stardom that I could taste it - but it ...
Advanced Bass Knowledge and understanding of Music Theory.
I have a Masters Degree from Central Michigan Univ. I am an Air Force Veteran. Two deep leadership at all times and parents have waiting areas visible to classes. I love guitar and playing music, I think I have taught so long I would not know what to do without a music/teaching career. I have made a living playing guitar for 24 years. *** Lesson Details *** I have been a music teachers so long I have become very simplistic. I teach the following: (1) To practically play while having fun (3 locations to choose). (2) Music Theory. (3) Playing by ear. (4) Leadership Skills. I am still having a great time teaching, so we do it a lot. I love to teach and enjoy it very much, I owe a lot to my music career and want to pass it on. We are in Rotary and support many ...
I have played bass for many bands and recordings--check out The Smithereens, who I played for for several years. In my recording studio I have laid down many bass tracks over the years as well. I am self-taught. I can help you!
My duties in The Spongetones for the last 35-plus years include songwriter, guitarist, vocalist, producer, recording engineer, arranger, bassist, sometimes drummer, and other various musical noises. I have recorded and produced all twelve records for The Spongetones, with rave reviews in Rolling Stone, Billboard, Trouser Press, Goldmine, and many others. The Spongetones are currently signed to Airmail Records in Japan.
I have been teaching bass for over 20 years. I will teach you to understand your instrument and music itself.
I am not only a teacher, but a professional performer with over 40 years of experience, playing a variety of styles. I can teach you to not only play, but understand your instrument.
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