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Jeffrey S.

4 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Music Performance from Northeastern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeffrey S.

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My name Is Jeff Smith and I am a bass player currently located in Chicago Illinois. I have played bass for over 20 years and have taught for three years. I have played with many musicians and bands in many different styles including rock, jazz, R&B, pop, hip hop, experimental, metal, and classical. I have completed a bass performance certificate from Berklee College and am currently working towards a bachelors in music with a focus on bass performance. I study double bass under Greg Sarchet

About Jeffrey

My name is Jeff and I have been a bass player for over 20 years. I have professional experience on bass guitar and have played, performed, and recorded with many bands and musicians since the mid 1990's. I currently perform throughout the Chicago area in bands and in musical theatre pits as well. I

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Edwin
I’m not usually one to write reviews but Jeff is such a great teacher. He really helped to develop my playing to where now I consider myself a confident bassist. His style of teaching not only helped me to be a better bassist, but also helped me internalize musical concepts that will help me for the rest of my life. I strongly recommend Jeff if you are looking for someone to really take you to the next level!
Jeremy
Jeff Was a godsend with our 9 year old son. We felt Jeff really knew what Jabob needed to get him interested in learning to correct way to play, while also having FUN. As a pick up, know nothing guitar player myself I was really impressed with Jeff’s attitude and dedication to music and fostering the learning of music. 10/10 THANKS Jeff!
Natalie
Jeff is a great teacher. Jeff made the lessons super fun and meaningful for my son. He has a unique way of teaching that really helps anyone in any level understand. I highly recommend Jeff!

Jeremie W.

26 Reviews
McHenry, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
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Jeremie W.

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I've been playing electric bass guitar for about 10 years now. Similar to guitar, I can teach either finger-style or with a pick.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Dev K.
It was great for a first session
Danny
Jeremie is a great instructor. He moves and a good pace, really knows the details of what he is teaching, and caters the lesson material to you to keep it interesting. Would highly recommend!
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Emily B.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Music Theory from Berklee Online
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Emily B.

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All ages welcome!

I teach music theory, note reading and playing by ear.

About Emily

As a performing musician, I enjoy sharing my love and knowledge of music with others. It's important for me to teach students everything they need to know in order to be able to sight read and play by ear. I can teach you to play all types of music - Rock, Pop, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Classical. Wit

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Marsha
Emily is a great teacher. This is my son's first time playing guitar and he has gotten really good. She teaches him music theory too. And, he gets to play all kinds of songs including classical.
Mark
Miss Brown is an awesome piano and guitar teacher. When I retired a few years ago I took piano with her. Now she's teaching me how to play guitar. Since I know how to play piano, it's so much easier to learn guitar. She's teaching me how to play in a band too. We jam together me playing guitar and she plays piano. Miss Brown makes everything easy to learn. I'm having so much fun learning to play music!
Tony
Piano and guitar lessons. Emily is a great teacher. She teach my son piano and now she teach him guitar. He learn a lot and can play any song with sheet music and by ear. Now she teach me and my wife to play guitar. Makes everything easy to understand and play. She's awesome!

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Jeremy R.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Music from University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeremy R.

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I have studied Guitar with Joe Settlemires who taught players like Brad Paisley, and Vince Gill. I started playing guitar at 15 and have toured all over the country. If you're just starting to play or you're mastering advanced shredding skills I can help you accomplish your musical goals while feeding your addiction to music!

About Jeremy

I have been a professional performing musician and producer for over 10 years and have had hundreds of students during that time. I grew up playing classic rock and classical. By the time I graduated high school I had visited 26 states playing music. I have studied music at the University of Scienc

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Charles F.
Great first lesson, I've got another scheduled today and am very much looking forward to it. And yes, Jeremy, I did my muscle memory homework.
Mike R.
Really solid first lesson. Jeremy was warm and engaging. I look forward to working more with him in the future.
Dimitri
Jeremy is very calm, supportive, and knowledgeable. His lessons have a clear direction and are focused on my goals. I enjoy the lesson and am willing to work hard in between each lesson. I highly recommend him.
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Luke P.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music from University of North Carolina School of the Arts
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Luke P.

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Techniques and theory to get you grooving in any style. Work on general concepts, specific tunes or both.

About Luke

Welcome to my Take Lessons profile, and thank you for your interest lessons. I'm a full time musician and music educator based in Winston Salem, NC. I've spent my life loving music and I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to share that love with my students. My own obsession with music be

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Erin Malone
Great first lesson! Luke is very patient and was able to explain things in a way I could understand. I have no prior musical training.
Dean
Luke is knowledgeable and personable. He is a clear communicator too. I have looked for a guitar teacher for two years now. Finally my search is over.
Morgan
Luke is patient with my son and my son is enjoying his lessons.
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Andrew C.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $53
  • Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies/Music Education from University of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Andrew C.

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Fun and personalized lessons for aspiring bassists of all ages. Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced, my years of experience can show you a practical approach to learning music and exploring the bass guitar. Enjoy learning your favorite songs in a relaxed environment at my studio or online from the comfort of your own home. My students have many different musical tastes and lessons are always unique from person to person. Learn at your own pace. I build my program around your interests and goals. Become the musician you've always wanted to be and have fun doing it!

About Andrew

Music has been a lifelong pursuit for me. I have played many instruments over the years while performing with various groups in and out of school. Eventually I decided that music was how I wanted to make my living. Since earning my degree in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies from University

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Gavin G.
Fantastic and gifted instructor.
Sal
Andrew is very patient and caring. You can tell how passionate he is about playing. I took up lessons again after a 3 year hiatus and I have learned more in the past few lessons then I did in my prior 5 years of playing.
Grant Robertson
Andrew is the best online lesson experience I've had. He's always super-positive, always encouraging, and just generally has a great attitude. His lessons are very well adapted to the online format, giving you video clips of the important moments in your lesson and links to extra resources. I've tried multiple instructors and although Andrew isn't the most affordable teacher on TakeLessons, he is worth every penny. After trying several I chose to continue with Andrew and increase our cadence to 3 hours a week. I'm seeing improvement in my skills nearly every day with his guidance!

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Elgin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Elgin 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 $276 per hour.
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"I’ve never played a string instrument before but only after 4 lessons with Caleb I was able to play the bass guitar and i continue to learn and improve my craft with the notes and tips he’s left me"
Andy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Caleb F.
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"Great instructor! Teaches a student based on desired outcome and individual skill. Patient, understanding, and adaptable! Has awesome skills as a musician!"
Mark
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Was a great time!!! Was able to learn songs that I was interested to learn how to play and was really helpful to learn to shred. Wish I had more time to continue going to lessons but life happens haha would 10 outa 10 go back tho to shred again. Best instructor I've personally ever had!!!"
Garrett
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Learned a lot from Greg! Helped me understand my bass better and how to use it. Worked with me where I was at and challenged me to get better. Gave me tools that I still use years later."
Kevin
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Akos is the man! He helped me progress so quickly, and knew exactly what was holding my playing back. If you are serious about getting better, take a lesson with him."
Julian
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"If you are looking for someone to teach bass by reading of sheet music, stop now and get back some of your precocious tim.

Matt teaches how you how to play by ear. I have yet to see a chord chart or any sheet music. He emphasizes timing, counting and not getting in the way of the train. if you want to become a musician who can sit in with others, have a good time playing, be ready for the stage, this is the place."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Investing in an instructor was the best decision I have made with regard to learning to play. Prior to this, I relied on friends and You Tube videos which doesn't even touch the surface.

I recently started studying with Ahmad and have learned so much in the short time we have worked together. He is genuinely down to earth, patient and a natural at teaching. He understands how to teach. The continuity of his instruction superceded my expectations. After each lesson, he emails a "lesson recap" detailing what we went over during class along with helpful materials to review and practice for the next session. I feel honored to work with an instructor of his caliber. If you're serious about learning, I highly recommend Ahmad. You will learn so much from him and be challenged along the way. His passion for guitar and music in general is awe-inspiring!"
Leigh
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Good all around dude and a heck of a bass player."
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg knows his instruments inside out. He has explored every genre from countless musical perspectives and brings this to his teaching.

He is patient and encouraging. He affords his students more than just how-to's - he asks of them to truly connect with the instrument they want to learn. He is well-worth your investment as he will truly invest in you."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jeff is the Man!

I took lessons from Jeff on and off for about 15yrs. I started off on the bass and then tried learning some guitar. I really had a great time learning how to play the bass from Jeff, he makes it really fun and relevant to your needs. Some days, I really wanted to learn a song I heard on the radio or from a favorite band, and he was instantly able to teach it to me. Jeff is a great guy and really knows how to teach guitar. I would definitely recommend taking lessons from Jeff. He will go at your pace, and you will have a blast learning how to play the guitar!"
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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