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Greg G.

5 Reviews
Aurora, CO
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
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Greg G.

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Once basics are covered special attention is paid to chordal theory and how to use it. We will also work on technique as needed. The goal is to have you ready to gig in a very short time.

About Greg

I have been playing music for over 30 years, and have been teaching music for almost half of that time. I have performed and recorded throughout the Midwest in a variety of cover and original bands ranging in styles from metal, rock, to R&B/Jazz and Blues. I teach these styles as well. The most i

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Wenxing
I enjoyed my lessons with Greg. He is very helpful, always upbeat, patient and positive. He takes things slow so that you don't feel like you have tons of things to practice. And over all he's just really nice and fun and a very good teacher to have.
Tanner
Greg is a great men also a great teacher, when i first meet with Greg for my first lesson that i known i will be learning by the great teacher.
I had played guitar in the past many, many years but for sometime in my life was so busy working, and focus on raising family but i had to put away my guitar i bought 25 years ago. finally, now i decided to learn to play my guitar again and find Greg on take lesson.com and he has been teaching me just like i am a beginner playing but i am now so happy that i am on a good hand and Greg had been teaching me playing my guitar again. so far so good. Thanks Gregory
Craig Cirbo
I took lessons from Greg when I was much younger say 12-13 for a year or more. He taught me a lot and had me playing guitar really fast, I always tried to do what he asked and he never ever got frustrated if I did it wrong or couldn't play what we were learning right away correctly!. Also all of what he taught me stayed in my head all these years some how and I kinda progressively got better and better!. I'm pretty happy with my playing and a lot of others are to!. Greg has something special about his students and teaching them to play the guitar correctly no matter what or how long it takes, he cares about you as a student. You get out what you put in ,but be patient cause it also takes time. But you'll see the difference later down the road that Greg was the right teacher for learning to play and the theory behind the guitar.....I recommend him as a great guitar teacher!. I myself take lessons from him again at the age of 38 , I was able to find him on Facebook after all these years and we do lessons via Skype, I'm a very happy student, very happy!. And I thank Greg Gladman for that!.
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J.J. M.

Henderson, CO
Starting at $44
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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J.J. M.

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The bass guitar is first and foremost a melodic instrument, so I'm prepared to have you learning the basics so you can get started playing whatever style you enjoy the most. I'll especially help with all the hardware that playing an electric instrument comes with. I choose music with my students so the music they're playing is both fun and educational.

About J.J.

My name is JJ and I love music! Music is not only what got me through the tough Jr High and High School years, it also got me through college and paved the way for all of my career moves ever since. Whether it was repairing instruments, teaching others how to repair instruments, or leading a worship

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Paul E.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Awarded Water Spider from Amazon
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Paul E.

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I'll teach you how to play solid groovy bass lines!

About Paul

Hello, I'm Paul. I grew up in a family of musicians. I have mastered many instruments and aspects of music in over 30 years! The guitars are my foremost specialty, then singing, percussion, and music theory. Rock is my favorite of many many genre.

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Hank
Good first lesson, got an overview on music theory and practical playing techniques.Paul was very thorough on my first lesson.
Andrew
Paul is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable in all things guitar. A great choice for learning not only how to play the guitar but to know why all the notes fit together
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Steve G.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
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Steve G.

53 Reviews
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Theory,rhythm,and scales are combined with technique on how to play underneath a song with movement (walking)

About Steve

Music has been a part of my life for over 5 decades. I stepped onstage when I was 15, and have been active in the music business ever since. I was raised in the New York / New England area, and played in many bands in the 70's and 80's, most notably the band AVALON. I moved to Florida in the late 80

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Daniel K.
Steve actually researched a style of play that he was unfamiliar with to teach me. Obviously a master musician, he analyzed the basics of the style and started from my baseline, teaching me the technique from the ground up. A dedicated and friendly teacher, I'd recommend him to anyone.
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Wendy C.
we got right to it. lots for me to learn!
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Scott K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Undergraduate of Jazz and Classical for Double Bass from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott K.

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We will learn anything on electric or upright bass! I taught Bass at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. I have completed my Undergraduate Degree at Eastman School of music for Jazz and Classical on Double Bass. I am currently completing my Master's at Manhattan School of Music. Lets make the best bass lines ever! I have played for 17 years.

About Scott

Music fuels the soul!! Let's get learning and having fun. I play upright bass, electric bass, guitar, piano, drums, and sing. I also compose original songs and Jazz music. I am currently completing my Master's at Manhattan School of Music. In NYC I have played at Smoke Jazz club and have done many p

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Ramon L.
Quiet and patient. It looks like it will be better everyday.
Phillip Hsieh
Great instructor, very patient and knowledgable, Perfect for beginning players. Very chill, enjoyable experience.
John Bonacci
I had no clue how to play a bass guitar. I was fortunate thru the college he was teaching at to be honored to have Scott teach me at my beginner level, the basics of bass guitar. His patience with me was much appreciated as again, this was new to me and at the time being 69 years old, I wasn’t a quick learner. After several sessions, I was able to play basic cords, study the notes on the frets thru his lesson plan. I was sad that Scott left the college for NYC, but was very happy for him as he wanted to pursue his masters degree. Thanks to his patience and excellent teaching skills, I was able to continue lessons with another instructor and not embarrass myself as I had minute skills that helped me become a little more than a beginner. I am still going at it and loving every second but it was Scott’s patience and teaching skills that kept the fire lit to continue pursuing my love of the bass guitar. I can’t thank Scott enough and I wish him well with his goal of a master’s degree.
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Max K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Percussion Performance & Music Education from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Max K.

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The Bass Guitar is a fun instrument that can often prove hard for beginners! My approach brakes down playing the bass guitar into its simplest technical and musical parts to save unwanted frustration and instead, provide a comfortable, confident foundation for students to accomplish their goals with the instrument. Students will learn to play songs, read chords charts, and a variety of other skills. These lessons can prepare you to play with other musicians. As a bass guitar player, I have played in bands and for various recordings.

About Max

I am a professional drummer, hand drummer, music producer and recording artist. I graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a degree in music education and percussion performance. I am a New York State Certified music educator with over 6 years of private and classroom teaching experience. A

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Ryan
Max is dope. Super patient, really positive, and over all a great dude.

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"Rachel's hands-on approach is great!! I'm super excited and looking forward to my future lessons."
Robert
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Greg is very helpful and encouraging. He was patient while I struggled through an explanation of what I wanted to learn. He encourages me to keep practicing and remarks on my improvement over time."
Sarah
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"friendly, good taste, knowledgeable. excited to learn!"
Charles
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"David is a fantastic bassist. Every time I play with David, I am amazed how he plays solid groove and touching lines. He has good ear too, so it’s truly enjoyable to interplay with him.
Very contributive, patient, and friendly. David brought me a lot of ideas and consideration in detail. Nice guy!!"
Tomoya
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"We went over a lot of stuff. Im a cellist who has had bass lessons but was getting difficult for the simple reason that it wasnt methodical in any way. My goel is to transition to upright and Wes has enough musical knowledge to prepare toward that goel."
Monica
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Wes F.
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"Matt was great! Made the experience enjoyable and applicable."
Jennifer
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matt B.
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"Matthew is a great instructor. He weaves together Theory and practical application seamlessly. A lot is covered in a short time."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Taking Electric Bass Guitar lessons with Dan Brown, has been a great experience. Dan listened to my goals and tailored the lessons around my ability and musical influences. His classes are well structured, but also relaxed. Dan has incredible knowledge of the Bass and has encouraged me in all styles of play including slap Bass. I have no hesitation in recommending Dan to anyone interested in learning Bass."
Eric
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"I've had the pleasure of taking lessons from Ahmad for a couple of years. He is a very knowledgeable and patient instructor with the ability to find minor technical flaws in my playing and easily correct them. I really enjoy his philosophy and musical understanding with a really high ability to dissect and explain elements of a song and relate it to music theory that's easily understandable. On top of that he is a super nice guy that exudes nothing but a positive attitude and gives one the impression that anything is possible in one's musical effort that is really infectious. Don't hesitate to give Ahmad a try."
Pat
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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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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