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David M.

47 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David M.

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sight-reading, chart interpretation, scale/chord relationships.

About David

Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Danielle
Dave is a great teacher!
Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard D.

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I teach basics of bass guitar based on rudiments, root notes, and pattern recognition. We will explore key signatures and root note identification, as well as basic mechanics, tone control, and rhythm. I teach bass in the genres of blues, rock, and classic rock.

About Richard

Music is my life. Since the age of 16, I have studied the guitar extensively. During my high-school years I was involved in band, marching band, choir, and independent music theory. I started my first band when I was 19 in the U.S. Army, and my life has never been the same since. I played music

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Greg
Richie is a great instructor who strikes a good balance between keeping things new and fun while also creating a healthy challenge. I'm only halfway through my lessons with him, and I've enjoyed each one of them so far!
Richard W.
This was my first lesson with Richard, he was awesome. Richard is very knowledgeable, good listener and explained in detail what we were covering for the lesson this evening. Richard is very patient and explained he enjoys working with beginners, highly recommend Richard if you’re looking to learn to play the guitar. Looking forward to learning more from Richard.
Jason
Richie is very knowledgeable and presented the information in an easy to understand way. I would highly recommended him as an instructor!
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Abbey B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Bachelor of Music - Double Bass Performance from University of Washington
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Abbey B.

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Abbey B is a multi-faceted double and electric bassist in Seattle, WA. She is a member of many musical scenes in Seattle’s music community, including the improvised, rock, classical, and jazz spheres. In addition to playing in a variety of groups, she also has a band of her own, Rae, which features her compositions and group improvisation.

Abbey has performed and recorded with a variety of artists including Jonathan Wilson, Jackson Browne, La Luz, Macklemore, Myrkur, Thousands, Red Ribbon, and Cassandra Jenkins. In addition to recording, she plays in a variety of groups around town including with Wayne Horvitz, The Seattle Modern Orchestra, Tomo Nakayama, and Great Spiders.

Outside of performing and recording, she teaches private lessons, as well as coaches through the Jazz Scholars program and the Jazz Night School.

Abbey holds a master's degree in Jazz and Improvised Music and a bachelor’s of music in Double Bass Performance from the University of Washington.

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About Abbey

Abbey is a multi-faceted double and electric bassist in Seattle, WA. She is a member of many musical scenes in Seattle’s music community, including the improvised, rock, classical, and jazz spheres. In addition to playing in a variety of groups, she also has a band of her own, Rae, which features

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Stanley
Abbey is the real deal. She is the musician’s musician, the teacher’s teacher. As an instructor, she brings enthusiasm, patience, and thoughtfulness to every lesson. Coming into her tutorage as an intermediate level student, she has pushed and inspired me to be a more thoughtful performer and composer. Abbey draws from her deep well of theory and technique to create very practical exercises to fit one’s individual needs. I highly recommend her instruction for students of any level.
Andrew
Abbey is a great musician and she's everything you could want in a music teacher: inspiring, patient, thorough, and absolutely aware of just who she's teaching and what and how that student needs to learn. She's the best.
John
I highly recommend Abbey to the serious bass player. Highly qualified with a Master's Degree, and with a natural talent for teaching, Abbey is one of the best teachers I've ever seen and motivates me to do my best. Always making sure you understand what's being taught and tailoring the lessons to your individual needs and aspirations. Abbey can find problems even you might not be aware of and helps work out a solution.
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Rene T.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Rene T.

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Upright Bass, Fretless and stick bass lessons for beginning students and advanced.

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choir

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Poorva P.
Best Piano Teacher I have ever had in my life!
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Greg G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Emily F.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $10
  • Speaks ASL, English
  • Audio Engineering with a minor in electrical engineering from Colorado School of mines
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Emily F.

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I have been a bass player for 4 years and have learned from a multitude of professionals. I will help teach you all the basics that you need to know to be an excellent musician!

About Emily

Emily F. is available for online lessons worldwide! Emily has been playing Bass for over 4 years, flute for 7, oboe for 4, and has been crocheting since she was a child. Emily teaches people who are newer to the art in which they wish to pursue. Although trained in standard teaching methods, Emil

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Cat
A pleasant and supportive teacher. I enjoy my lessons with Emily very much. I will definitely continue to take lessons with her.
Anvi
My daughter loved her recorder lesson so much.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Columbia is $66. 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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"Knows his stuff able to break down so it can be understood very accommodating with schedule cancellations etc"
BRIAN
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"My son has been taking lessons for a few weeks and loves it. Greg is personable, relatable and patient. We look forward to continuing the lessons."
Alex
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Most Excellent Teacher

I feel very grateful to have found and now be taught by Jesse. Despite my considerable age beyond his, he treats me as a peer and has kept me on my toes with learning tasks. Further, lessons are actually fun as well as challenging and about once a quarter, we have "band night" where many of his active students come together to socialize and to "jam" together.
I've had other teachers in my life (I'm in my 60's) and Jesse is by far the most intelligent, skillful and enthusiastic.
My only regret is that I didn't find him sooner."
Robert
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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"Great instruction. Lots of knowledge. Great guy."
Jamie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Shon M.
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"Great first lesson! Moa is very cool and patient! Can't wait for the next one."
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Moa M.
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"1st lesson went great. Good teacher and really knows his stuff. Works with your goals and schedule and customizes the lessons for the individual. Looking forward to Future lessons ."
Jeff
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Lucian W.
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"Very patient and clear in his communication."
Terri
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Paul's great. He's been amazing about listen to me and what I want to learn. I'm actually more interested in music theory, and learning about bass than I am interest in becoming proficient at playing. It's obv that not only does Paul play both Bass and Guitar, but he understands theory and he can talk intelligently about different styles.

Overall a really nice upbeat guy too. I was hesitant b/c I didn't want a guitar teacher who also played bass. I wanted a bass teacher, Paul definitely is serious about Bass, and does NOT approach it the same way he does guitar"
Braden
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Fantastic instructor. He seems to really know his stuff and the way he explained and demonstrated techniques was excellent. That coupled with his personality made the whole experience outstanding. As much as I learned in my 1st lesson it felt like just hanging out talking music."
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"A top notch player who can also instruct as well, which is a rarity. Greg’s method of teaching builds on itself week after week. I found myself having “aha” moments after sessions when I began to understand the fretboard better after only a few lessons."
Bobby
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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