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Danny L.

Lisle, IL
Starting at $40
  • B. A. in Jazz Performance from University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Awarded Downbeat Student Music Award from Downbeat Magazine
  • Teaching since 2008
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Danny L.

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Looking to take your bass playing to the next level? Want to play like Jaco Pastorius, Victor Wooten, or Joe Dart? I can get you there! You'll learn everything a future master needs to know -- technique, music theory, posture, and dexterity. We'll go way beyond the typical guitar store 'put your finger here' methodology. After studying with me, you'll be ready to perform in any situation -- metal to bluegrass, reggae to rock!

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About Danny

I'm a professional musician from Lisle, IL with a wide range of musical knowledge and expertise. I hold two degrees in Upright Bass Jazz Performance (M.M. and B.A) from Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois at Chicago. I also play guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and love to produce mus

Paul W.

79 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Paul W.

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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.
Darian B.
I've been with Paul for about 3-4 months. I came to him having a minor in music and a lot of guitar under my belt, but frustrated with my consistency. I did a check in on my abilities recently and I'm able to play pretty much any song in the real book now after 1 or 2 tries. This is great, especially because I don't feel like I'm working that hard. So yeah he's great. I recommend him.

Matthew C.

1 Review
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Jazz and Contemporary Music on Upright Bass from Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew C.

1 Review
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I'll teach you fundamentals of grooving well and how to play in any and all style you desire! Writing bass lines, learning from the greats, and teaching you how to improvise in any situation.
I can teach basic to intermediate slapping techniques as well as bass tapping. I'll go over some useful scales and modes as well as basic to advanced music theory.

About Matthew

Matthew has been playing the upright bass for about 13 years, and although he has a strong classical foundation, he has been studying jazz for the past 6 years. Matt is currently in his last semester at Roosevelt University for Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance on the Upright Bass. At CCPA

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Brandon T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelors Degree of Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Brandon T.

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*** Specialties *** I specialize in singing, all styles. I have a large acting and musical theater background as well, over 40 musicals with many lead roles and ensemble roles. I can teach all levels of music theory and songwriting, encouraging students to have a deep understanding of music in

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Remi M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Remi M.

3 Reviews
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If you are looking to pickup the bass for the first time I can get you started on the right path. Lessons will be geared towards learning fundamentals from songs and will get you playing music in no time.

About Remi

I am a professional guitarist based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, while I am finishing my studies at the California Jazz Conservatory. I have played in gigging bands all over the west coast ranging from pop, country, rock, blues, funk, and jazz. My primary teaching experience was doing one-on-

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David
Remi’s straightforward, and meticulous care of my finger positioning really helped my left hand fretting far beyond what I thought I was capable of. I’m playing better than ever now!
Plus Remi’s just a real cool guy!
Charlie
Remi is a very knowledgeable and unassuming guy. I am a professional musician and I met Remi when he sat in with my band. He is a great guitar player and a great guy to play with because he knows his instrument and is fun to be around. I highly recommend Remi. Great knowledge
Ryan Glick
Most Amazing guitar teacher I ever had. Havent picked it up in a while. He made it where Im very motivated to be able to play this instrument and also hopefully to perform it on stage

Andrea V.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Master of Music Degree in Performance with a Concentration in Jazz from New York University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrea V.

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Being an active and experienced musician gives me the necessary knowledge to know what is needed on order to become a better musician. Also having over 20 years of teaching experience allows me to tailor my knowledge to the need of every particular student. I really enjoy to transfer my knowledge and solve the unique musical problem that every student encounter during their musical path.

About Andrea

Bassist and composer Andrea performs extensively within the improvised music scene, across a broad spectrum of genres. His instrumental tone, sensitivity and imagination, and melodic approach to a supposedly clumsy instrument brought him to perform and record with many established musicians. Based

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Glen F.
The first lesson was great
Gabriela
I am truly happy to have chosen Andrea as my teacher. Not only he has an intelligent approach on how to introduce and teach the Italian language, he is also very polite, friendly and accommodating. It’s a real pleasure to learn from him!
Marta
I had my first English lesson with Andrea and it was very useful for me. I think that he pointed on my problem. He's a keen observer.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Arlington Heights, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Arlington Heights is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"At 67 years old I was a little nervous picking up a new instrument. I chose Edward and am glad that I did. He is patient and listens to each request that I make. He's teaching me in a way that is comfortable and to my liking. He goes the extra mile to teach me only songs that I wish to learn along with hints that make it easier. I couldn't ask for a better instructor and would highly recommend Edward. if you choose him, you will be glad that you did."
Gerald
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"He really shows patience, my first visit was great . I left learning how to read basic music (whole notes, half notes and quarter notes) I was able to play from a music book I had laying around for years. His loves for music shows thru his teaching. Looking forward to next lesson



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Clyde
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Dan K.
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"John has been very patient and caring. I have learned so much from such a talented guy. Thank again John"
Daniel
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"David is always a joy to play with. His playing is sensitive, intuitive, and very musical. He brings a mastery of his instrument and adapts it to the material. He also happens to be a super nice guy, which makes him easy to work with."
Matthew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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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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"Akos is an incredible instructor. He is flexible to your goals and style of music you want to play. He is incredibly knowledgable, patient (and good at bass, himself!). I noticed a huge improvement in my learning from lesson 1, even bigger in the first 2 months and now 7 months in, I am still learning a ton. I highly recommend Akos for your bass lessons!"
Coleman
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Jered was very patient and very clear. Also very methodical. The perfect teacher."
Kurt
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jered J.
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"Collin is a fantastic musician who has helped me with learning the bass. I had no idea where to begin but after signing up for lessons with him, I quickly realized he was a great fit for me and my goals. Collin's musical experience and overall enthusiastic demeanor make him a great teacher and I can't wait for more lessons. Highly recommended!!"
Adam
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Collin D.
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"My stepson has had two lessons thus far and his feedback regarding Joe is all positive. He said Joe is laid back and he likes Joe's teaching style."
Chris
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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Erick Jayk is a kind..considerate instructor indivual..He has sent me videos..after our lessons to reinforce what I have learned from him..Which I found to be very handy..He has sent me support and advice via text..Often going out of his limits of the norm.I strongly recommend him for serious aspiring students who want to learn electric guitar or bass"
Vince
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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