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David M.

44 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $20
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
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David M.

44 Reviews
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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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Robin K.
Dave is great. Very patient and a good teacher.
Landon
David is a fabulous teacher. I am very pleased, he was very good with my eight year old grandson.
Landon
A wonderful teacher, very good. Jesse Sittner
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Richard D.

22 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Stephen
Richard was amazing! Always a joy to have him in the house. He was always on time and well prepared for our daughter's lessons. He also kept the lessons entertaining for her. Our daughter learned a lot and definitely improved quite a bit during the time he worked with her. We would highly recommend Richard to any parent with a child interested in learning and playing guitar.
Jenna
Richie is an incredible instructor. Every lesson I have with him is fun, and he pushes me to try new skills in order to develop my abilities. Always prepared with a valuable lesson, but also ready to work through the songs I bring. Overall awesome experience!
Eric
Knowledgeable and encouraging

Dominic S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • BFA from The Boston Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
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Dominic S.

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Everything I know about the bass is through The Beatles

About Dominic

Dominic is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music, currently teaching at Berklee College of Music and The College of Saint Rose. Dominic has years of experience teaching people of all ages, and in all styles of music. Professionally, he has performed in National Tours, Off Broadway, and in

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Simon
Dominic gave me great advice to start learning how to sing !
Ariel B.
He is great Trumpet teacher. He is professional and friendly. My son enjoyed his first lesson. Thank you
Marla H.
Dominic is fabulous. if you have a chance to work with him, do yourself a favor and do it!

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Phillip Z.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
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Phillip Z.

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Bass guitar students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are part of the basic vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Intervals are also basic vocabulary of the musical language and progress into chords, and yes, bass players think and play chords.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the student's goals. However, I strongly encourage learning to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Songs utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. And by the way, they are really fun to play, especially when interacting with other musicians or performing for an audience.

These five ...

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, bl

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Thomas
Phillip demonstrated a high degree of professionalism while making my son feel very comfortable.
Carolyn P.
Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively.
Carolyn P.
Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively.
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Jason F.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jason F.

24 Reviews
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Bass guitar is the foundation of every band. Learn to perfect your timing and compliment any chord progression. Learn sight reading (standard notation and tablature), syncopation, walking bass lines, improvisation and composition.

My studio is the perfect environment for studying bass. You can expect to hear your bass line accompanied by guitar, keyboards, and drum machine/ drum loops. Within just a few lessons, you'll be learning your favorite songs, and music theory to understand the creative choices made by your favorite artists.

About Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. I've been teaching and performing as a full time career for 23 years. During that time, I've developed a diverse, flexible approach to teaching that is customized to the needs and interests of each of my students. I'll help you set up musical goals, and then use your preferred lea

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Brenden
I've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time.
Tanna
He is really patient and kind, and he got playing songs in days.
Leslie
Jason tailors the course to a student's individual learning pace and needs. There is also a good combination between theory and learning cords to play a song. Technique is emphasized to build good habits and a foundation for future growth.
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Jason M.

98 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
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Jason M.

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As a bass player in a punk rock band I learned to apply the concepts I know on the guitar over to bass and slowly started introducing intervals and right and left hand techniques that are not as common on the guitar. A few of my bass students are professionals and have applied to big name music schools after taking my class.

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2005, Jason M. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring multiple-camera angles and a share screen experience leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 15 years and teaching music since 1996. Although trained in standard tea

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Samwise
He knows how to teach, but he taught from his iPad, iPhone, in his car. I kept asking him how to draw, and he kept showing me from his iPad. This didn't translate to a good experience. If he wants to teach, he needs to do it NOT from his car.
Ashley
Jason was very patient with me and very nice. I loved what I've learned so far and can't wait to learn more!
Beverly V.
Great lesson. Jason is working with my mom to tailor the lessons to her level. Mom enjoyed the lesson and is looking forward to more.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Fairview Heights, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Fairview Heights is $66. 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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"Greg is an excellent teacher for any level or age of student. He has fantastic and proven methods of teaching. My lessons are something I look forward to every week. Comfortable atmosphere. He has exceptional talent. Has the gifting and ability to make learning fun and exciting. He is dedicated and passionate about teaching can also repair and set up your instrument. Highly recommend him."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Matt's a great teacher, musician and person all around. I've played guitar for years now but I always leave feeling like I've learned something useful and its never a dull time! I feel much more confident in my ability to pluck a bass and would recommend him to anyone at any level of playing ability."
- John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew F.
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"Paul has been giving me bass guitar lessons for a while now and I truly enjoy our time together and the approach he is taking with me. As an adult trying to get back into music, he is making the process interedting ang challenging without being overbearing. I highly recommend Paul for music lessons and I look forward to each of our sessions."
- Vince
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul M.
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"Exceeded my expectations ! Very knowledgeable, professional and patient ! Highly recommended for all student levels."
- Gary
Took Bass Guitar lessons from VIK M.
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"Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, flexible, and fun. I'm an adult learner and intermediate musician and Alex provided me with exactly the kind of hands-on assistance I wanted. He really kick-started implementing music theory into my own playing."
- Andy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alex L.
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"Aaron was enthusiastic with my 14 year old son and introduced him to the basics of playing bass with some music theory and scales review, basic technique instruction, and some assigned exercises to practice at home. My son loved it and has been practicing as a result."
- Darrell
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"David is fantastic. He is very smart and his formal education in music shines through in his teachings. He teaches the proper foundational techniques which may be harder to adopt initially but without it, advancement to high level playing is much more difficult and time consuming. David's direct teaching style creates very efficient sessions and maximum progression. David has the right balance of formal music education to ensure proper technique, and his personal band side project to ensure that you are enjoying the process since that's what's most important."
- Nick
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"I've been going to Eric weekly for over a year and he's been great. I've always wanted to play an instrument but never took the plunge and I'm very happy I did. He's super patient with me, and takes the time to make sure I can play real songs. We spent a lot of time at the beginning getting me to play normal songs instead of diving into theory first which I really appreciated. I could see myself starting to play. We added heavy doses of theory into the class throughout the year and now I understand how music is made. I'm a slow learner and need to practice more on my own but now I can actually play!"
- Melissa
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"For my first lesson it was informative and helpful to get back to playing again.It was a refreshing session."
- Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Glenn is awesome - super knowledgeable, fun, and dynamic! I've loved working with him, so much so that I plan to keep on taking lessons from him even when I move!"
- Austine Model
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Glenn S.
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