Most of my bass guitar teaching comes from my experience playing the upright bass. I start beginning students in the Hal Leonard bass guitar method books unless there is something specific they are wanting to work on.
I grew up around Atlanta, GA and started playing piano when I was around 7 years old and bass and guitar when I was 11. Most of my education has been on the upright bass. I've studied classical bass performance at major music schools on the east coast and in the midwest. I've studied and worked with musicians from many of the great orchestras around the world. I enjoy working with students who are just coming to the bass, guitar, or piano for the first time and getting them started with music in a rewarding way as well as more advanced students that need finer musical direction or audition coaching. *** Lesson Details *** I try to keep a relaxed environment while still being motivating and inspiring. I tailor lessons around what the individual student's goals are. There are ...
How to walk the bass, finger style, flat picking. Not slapping.
Learn from an Internationally recognized musician! In 2008 I set two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for continuous guitar playing. I've performed at nearly every important music venue in Pittsburgh, notably: Heinz Hall, Heinz Field, the (old) Syria Mosque, The Electric Banana, Nick's Fat City, Graffiti, the Decade, the Hard Rock CafÃ© (Pittsburgh) and Stage AE. Since starting classical piano at age 5, trumpet, french horn and bass have all been primary instruments for at least several years, but the guitar has remained since age 10. I have developed an extensive and well-rounded set of sensibilities from performing jazz, blues and rock bands, bell choirs, marching bands, orchestras and musicals. Along with decades of experience in music performance, education, composition and production, I
I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my music studio/store for over 10 years. I have instructional book/cd(s) and instruments for purchase or rentals usually available on-site. I am experienced and friendly. Parking lot is free and off-street.
Trained as a classical guitarist under Tom Kikta and Irving Kauffman, Eric has performed for years in the Pittsburgh area, as well as the Guitar Foundation of America's International competition. Eric is also well versed in jazz and bluegrass styles.
Learn to slap da bass!
Hey! My name is Jordan and I am a former touring guitarist who has been playing guitar for over a decade. Touring and opening for big worship artists like Jonathan Lee, Brenton Brown, and Paul Boloche, I know what it takes to really elevate your level of playing all the way from never playing before to being able to play on the road night in and night out. From rock, to country, worship, and blues, I've got you covered. Being now planted in the awesome city of Pittsburgh as the Youth Pastor at Element Church, being on the road isn't an option for me anymore. Teaching is a passion of mine and since my recent move to Pittsburgh, I am completely opening up my book for all new students. From electric, acoustic, and bass, we can take your playing as far as you want. I also have a vast ...
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