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Matthew C.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz and Contemporary Music on Upright Bass from Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University
  • Teaching since 2015
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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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Hannah F.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Jazz Critic's Poll 2015 from NPR
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Hannah F.

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Hey there – I am so glad that you want to study bass guitar! I would love to help you find and hone your unique personality as a bassist. Whether that is through developing good instincts for constructing parts and grooves, building healthy technique that works for your body and prevents injuries, or even working on your original music, I'm here to be your ally for all things bass. A little bit about me: I am a graduate of the world-renowned jazz program at the Jacobs School of Music and have been teaching for 8 years. I have experience with many styles and genres and have been fortunate to play with artists from over 20 countries. My work has been featured in NPR’s Jazz Critic’s Poll, Jazziz Magazine, and All About Jazz, and I was recently chosen to be a cultural ambassador for the U.S. State Department’s global music fellowship (OneBeat). In other words, we can work together on whatever music really lights you up, no matter the style! Hip-hop, metal, samba, punk...nothing is off the

About Hannah

I hold a degree in Jazz Studies from the Jacobs School of Music, where I focused especially on Afro-Cuban music, thanks to the tutelage of Latin Jazz giants Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace! My jazz background also gave me rigorous training in music theory and history. My performance career is high

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Cody
Hannah is fantastic! She adeptly engages and teaches my two kiddos (7 and 10) and husband (40ish :)
Huxley Charles P.
Hannah has a rare ability to combine an incredible warmth with a wealth of exercises for improvement. The exercises were truly specifically directed toward the student. In my son’s case, he said this first lesson was also the first time he felt emotionally connected to the upright bass the same was he has in the past with piano and voice. He’s truly an emotionally connected person when it comes to music, yet he’s also a very quick thinker and Hannah could tell when he was able to hold multiple ideas at once. She also acknowledged his joy when it did come. There was a lot of technical knowledge he needed that were holes in instruction and Hannah sussed them out and somehow knew - even though the lesson was online - she knew his cues where it was time to move on or switch things up, or perhaps to add something. I cannot wait to hear the improved sound coming from my son’s right hand technique, now possessing depth and lovely tone that I knew he had in him, but knew also he needed the right instructor to draw out. We are so grateful Hannah is now in our lives in the role of a teacher and hopefully will become a mentor and another adult to look toward for balancing the discipline and enthusiasm music can bring to human beings.
Samantha
At first I was skeptical about taking online lessons, but I love taking lessons with Hannah. I'm a classical bassist starting to learn jazz, and Hannah is providing exactly what I was hoping for in starting my jazz career. The first lesson we went over what my goals are, and she is providing me with exactly the tools that I need to progress. Every week she sends me a personalized document of what we went over in lessons, what I should focus on in the coming week, and music resources (exercises, jazz charts, etc) to utilize! She is patient, kind, knowledgeable in both technique and theory, and pushes me every lesson.
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Spencer N.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Communications from Southern Illinois University
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Spencer N.

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From funk to punk, bass is the basis for everything. All good tracks have a great bassist using a variety of fun and heavily satisfying techniques, and we'll be exploring simple fingerstyle playing to more advanced ideas like tapping, harmonics, and slap in practical and musical ways. Hope you're ready to make your bass face and I'm looking forward to working together on some low end!

About Spencer

I'm so excited to get into music with the amazing spread of people out here! It's fairly daunting to take up a new skill, so I'd like to say that we're going to find a path that keeps interest and skill levels up. You are not required to suffer. Using several fun (and, importantly, very free) apps

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Adam W.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Advanced
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Adam W.

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I've been playing for twenty years in a variety of styles and truly love the bass. I have a music degree for both jazz and classical music. I've played professionally as a freelance bassist for the last ten years. I have a wealth of lessons that are geared toward students individual needs and learning styles. My focus on fundamentals stretches across skill levels and ties technique to theory in easily understandable ways so that not only can my students play, but they understand what they're playing and how that interacts with the music they're playing to. Additionally, I'm a professionally trained Life Coach which means I have a particular set of skills that directly effect motivation and accountability.

About Adam

I've been playing and a teaching professional bassist for over 20 years and have a deep love for the bass. I enjoy working with all ages and focus on what brings my students the most joy. I'm classically trained, but have spent my career playing and teaching many styles and techniques. My goal is t

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Kate
My daughter began taking in-home lessons with Adam in the winter and we’ve continued with online lessons during the pandemic. He is professional, knowledgeable, warm, and makes it fun for my daughter. He’s engaging and has ignited a love of music in her and I’d recommend his services to kids and adults alike.
Jordan
Adam was a great tutor, he tailored our lessons to elements of bass playing that I was most interested in. He walked the tight line between helping me learn and pushing me to make discoveries for myself in my bass education with him.
Andy M.
Adam is my favorite teacher ever! In my experience many teachers out there are fantastic musicians but lacking when it comes to the actual teaching skill set to communicate knowledge and craft. Adam has the rare ability to listen to you, understand where you’re coming from, and help you get where you’re trying to go—in addition to being a fantastic musician! Highly recommended.
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Luke P.

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

11 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Chris D.

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I'll help you develop your bass technique, learn the bass lines of your favorite bands and get you ready to play with a live band. If your primary instrument is guitar, like me, I'll help you understand that the bass is NOT a 4-string guitar. : )

About Chris

Chris grew up hearing his dad play guitar around the house and at live shows. He “caught the bug” around age 13 and hasn’t stopped playing since! He’s been teaching guitar since 2003 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Music at North Central University in 2008 where he studied jazz, blues, rock, c

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Renee
My 15 year-old son started guitar this summer. He has truly enjoyed working with Chris. Chris is patient and encouraging, as well as being a cool guy that my son looks up to.
Helen
My 13-years old son was reluctant to take music lessons. He had not liked piano (with a different instructor) when he was younger, but agreed to try guitar. Since the first trial lesson, he has been excited to learn more!

Chris is a fun teacher who knows his stuff and who communicates well with both his students and their parents. I have three kids and have found it’s difficult to find a teacher who is responsive to parents + engaging with youth + gifted at music.

His rates are very reasonable for our area. His in-home lesson space is professional and comfortable — I get to sit on a comfy couch and get work done during my son’s weekly lesson. In addition, Chris goes above and beyond to make sure the lessons are meeting our expectations. He tracked down strings for us when we accidentally broke one. He has rescheduled lessons due to our busy schedules. He is genuinely kind and such a pleasure to work with — we couldn’t be more thrilled!
Brian
Our kids have loved working with Chris. He picks songs they're excited to play, teaches them patiently, and has a lot of fun with them. They've made a ton of progress since they started with Chris, and they're always excited to see him!

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Glenview 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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"I've only had a couple of lessons so far, but am very, very pleased. Instead of being the next guy to show up, and Jonathan trying to remember who I am and what I'm here for, Jonathan actually spent time through the week looking for resources that would help me and what I want to accomplish. While I spend 30 minutes a week in the actual lesson, and I spend some time throughout the week practicing, Jonathan is actually investing time for the lesson outside of the lesson, and that's really important to me.

Jonathan has a very diverse background, and experience with lots and lots of instruments and musical styles, which all help in the lessons - strategies from concert bass that electric bass players can incorporate, chord inversions common to classical music which can help "pop" type progressions to move forward better, and places where it's appropriate to play funk or Latin styles in straight-ahead folk sorts of tunes. I highly recommend Jonathan, even if just to sit and talk about music for a couple of hours."
Will Stranathan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan T.
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"First lesson went great; looking forward to more."
Tommie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Stephen B.
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"Greg is the funkiest teacher I have ever had the pleasure to be taught and mentored by. Definitely NOT a waste of my family’s time or money."
Sawyer
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Paul was great. Easy to talk to and understand. Looks like a good fit for me. Looking forward to my next practice."
Mark
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Matthew is a great instructor. He weaves together Theory and practical application seamlessly. A lot is covered in a short time."
Viola
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Known Greg for many years and have attended multiple clinics of his .
He is a fine teacher that is able to make things click in your head as he's teaching.
Great experience .."
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Justice is great instrument instructor. Couple of months ago he was introduced by my Pastor and he took a group of four, myself and three guys from my church just from knowing nothing about playing instrument and now we are playing at our church every Sunday. He really makes it so easy and fun and also he is available to help whenever you need him. I will not hesitate to refer him to anyone including my family. Thanks for your great work; "Justice ""
ANDREW
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Justice E.
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"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!"
Jeremy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jeffrey S.
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"Greg has the ability to understand and know where any musician is at in their quest for knowledge about how to play their instruments with more confidence. He listens and is very intent on the students needs and not trying to overwhelm them with too much. Greg has helped me with a better understanding of how to play my bass better along with encouraging me to step out a little more to learn the whys and how comes we all wonder about music at times. He also enjoys learning from our own joirneys in music. I would recommend Greg to anyone, every time it is worth it. I have found new levels of playing the bass that i did not know that existed in me. He is just a great all around Christian man who loves to serve the Lord with those who God has put in his path."
Antonio
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Had a great experience. David is patient, explains things clearly, and really knows his stuff. Definitely recommended."
Adam
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David W.
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