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Matthew C.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Jazz and Contemporary Music on Upright Bass from Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University
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Matthew C.

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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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Henry A.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Awarded NAMED Music Scholarship from Northeastern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Henry A.

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I like playing funk, jazz, rock, pop and Motown bass. My favorite players are Jaco Pastorious, Pino Palladino, James P. Jameson and John Paul Jones.

Pain free playing, good tone, dexterity in the fingers, great time, and learning style appropriate techniques (slapping, double thumbing, fingerpicking, harmonics etc.) are what my bass lessons are all about.

About Henry

Henry is a guitarist who is an active performer and teacher in Chicago. He has played with Grammy winning musicians, popular wedding/corporate bands, local independent artists, award winning musicals, and played many solo guitar concerts for restaurants and private events. Henry plays and teaches

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Tom
I learned a few things despite having connectivity problems for most of the lesson.
Tom
Henry was patient and wanted to clearly understand what level I was at before deciding what I should start working on. Enjoyed the lesson.
Liza
Great knowledge of the guitar and musical theory. Henry has the holistic approach to guitar that I was looking for.

Dan K.

24 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Iowa All State Jazz Band '08-'09 from Jazz Educators of Iowa
  • Bachelor of Music - Jazz Studies from DePaul University
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Dan K.

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Comfortable with jazz, rock, and pop methods on 4 or 5 string bass guitar.

About Dan

Dan K. is a professional freelance upright and electric bassist and teacher. He hails from West Des Moines, Iowa, where in high school he performed with the Iowa All-State Orchestra and All-State Jazz Band. He arrived in Chicago in 2009 to attend DePaul University, where he studied with renowned Ch

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Cedric R.
Great first lesson. We dived right in, which is exactly how I wanted it...
Atticus D.
Dan is an excellent instructor! Patient and committed to providing great lessons - he takes the time to make sure each lesson is helpful and adjusts content and techniques based on progress to date. Highly recommended!

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Zach P.

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  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Zach P.

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Zach Pyke has been performing Electric and Upright Bass in and around Southern California and around the world for the last 15 years. He has played for numerous local and international groups, including most notably Postmodern Jukebox, The B Side Players, and singer/songwriter James Byous. Having p

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Jerry M.

12 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND

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Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
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Jerry is a wonderful instructor. I wasn’t sure how online lessons would go but they have been seamless and fun and my son is making progress with the bugle. I would highly recommend this format and this teacher. The convenience and quality of instruction are excellent. We are signing up for more lessons and may move on to another instrument once my son feels confident on the bugle.
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Luke H.

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Starting at $50
  • Bachelor's Degree in Geography from Western Washington University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Luke H.

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I've been performing music for over 15 years. I've been teaching guitar and bass for the past three years. I like keeping guitar fun! I will work with each student's individual needs and goals. I like all kinds of music and styles so don't feel embarrassed if you wanna learn a Taylor Swift song or Old Town Road. I like pursuing what the student is interested in while still teaching essential skills like rhythm, note reading, picking, muting, etc. Reach out and lets chat about bass!

About Luke

I grew up in Beaufort, South Carolina, picking up the guitar and bass at age 13. Before that, I had a strong interest in all types of music. After learning the basics on guitar, I formed a band in my tiny hometown, constantly learning and writing songs. For college, I went to Western Washington

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steven
Great and patient teacher. He teaches you what you want to learn!
Savannah
Luke is a very kind and thoughtful teacher! He made the lesson fun and education and I left each day with something new to practice! He found the best way to teach me quickly and was overall a great teacher!
Jayanti C
Luke is a wonderful guitar teacher for our 7 yr old. He has managed to keep her engaged and show her how to have fun with the guitar. Our daughter really wanted to learn but was very frustrated and disengaged with her previous teacher. Luke teaches her songs that she typically listens to, has introduced her to new music and is able to connect with her at her level. Even since COVID 19 and having to switch to Zoom lessons, they haven’t missed a beat. We see her growing and becoming more confident each week. We are so grateful to Luke for all that he has done!

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Evanston, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Evanston 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 was trying to learn to play better on the bass guitar. Liam is an excellent teacher. He was patient to teach me what I wanted to learn. He was organized and gave clear instructions. He gave me examples of exercises to work on to play better."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Liam B.
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Michael is a great teacher with a wide variety of experience. I have learned many new techniques and skills while under his direction. He has been very patient with me as I get re-acquainted with the instrument. He is flexible and quickly adjusted to my learning style."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Peter B.
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"Greg has taught myself, my son and my daughter all guitar and has done a fantastic job! He is always encouraging and full of knowledge."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Our first lesson was very good, Akos showed me several important techniques to help make me a better bass player. He has a great combination of positive attitude, patience and professionalism — I’m looking forward to taking more lessons!"
Joseph
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Mark is excellent in a teacher and a person . Highly recommended by me . . . ."
Ryan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mark L.
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"There is no doubt this teacher knows the guitar inside and out. Nice balance to class- theory and playing. Fun and challenging. He delivered class work and homework in very doable measures. He made himself available for one free half-hour one-on-one class with each student with the individual needs of each student the targeted goal. I would take another guitar class with this instructor if it were offered."
Victoria
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Great experience, very very easy to work with! A+ Highly recommenced!"
Robbie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"David has really tailored our lessons for what I was interested in doing. We are working on technique, musicianship and jazz. He was able to assess quickly where I was at with my skill set and pin point ideas and exercises to help me improve. I'm eager to keep on studying with him!"
Ben
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Eric is great! My teenage daughter has really enjoyed learning guitar and bass from him. He is very patient and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend working with him."
Rachel
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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