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Jeffrey S.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Production Musical from Jeff Awards
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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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!
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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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Hannah F.

9 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Jazz Critic's Poll 2015 from NPR
  • Teaching since 2010
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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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Alex M.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
  • Music Performance - Guitar from University of St. Thomas
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Alex M.

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I've been playing bass since 2003, tackling everything from metal to jazz to chamber orchestral & band music. When teaching bass, I like to cover as many areas as I can to ensure my students are as well-rounded as they would like to be (& then some). We will discuss proper bass techniques, writing walking bass lines, reading chord changes, how to achieve good bass tones & gear, etc.

About Alex

Hey, my name is Alex. I'm a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, Oud, bouzouki, keyboards, voice, drums, flute, etc.), composer, performer, recording artist, arranger/orchestrator/transcriber, recording engineer/producer & music educator. I graduated from the University of St. Thomas "Cum Laude

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Richard B.
One cannot do better than lessons with Alex. He is extremely knowledgeable and explains the most difficult concepts in a clear and perceptive ways.
Mark
Alex was a great instructor! I have progressed mightily in the last 2 months of taking his lessons.
Gregory S.
Excellent lesson.Alex is very knowledgeable and the whole vibe was very
relaxed.Will be happy to continue my lessons with him.Great recommendation you made!👍
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Peter W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 to 90
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Peter W.

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Bass is about rhythm, but it's also about melody. If a piece of music doesn't have a really catchy or musical bass line, it will almost always feel flat. In our lessons, you'll learn classic bass lines that will show you what makes a really great bass line work. We'll also learn how to come up with your own bass lines to chords, and if you want, how to rip a really righteous solo...

About Peter

As a professional guitarist and bass player with a degree in music performance from Berklee College of Music, I've toured and performed extensively across the U.S. and Europe, and recorded on numerous records. With over ten years experience teaching students of all ages and skill levels, I really s

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Peter
I wanted to learn some Black Sabbath songs for my dad’s birthday and Peter was extremely helpful instructing me to do so. He was extremely patient with me and my lack of rhythm.
Bernardo
Super positive experience. I’m not the most dexterous person in the world, and peter is super patient and clear in his instruction. 10/10
Samantha
Peter is hands down the best teacher ever! I had such a hard time learning the basics of acoustic, but he taught me so many tricks and made the learning process smooth. I feel like a pro now! Will be continuing learning from him!
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Jonas W.

1 Review
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  • Awarded Best Secret ingredient from The Austin Chronicle
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Jonas W.

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I play bass for many acts and on records i produce constantly! I love bass guitar. I teach all styles and interest!

About Jonas

Hi I’m Jonas! I live to make music. I’m 38 and I’ve been a professional touring musician since I was 13. I have 15 yrs teaching experience. I’ve been a record producer/sound engineer/studio owner for 20 yrs. I teach right out of my studio recently relocated to downtown bastrop where I live. I stil

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Raoul
I’ve never taken a lesson with Jonas, but in nearly three decades of covering local goings-on as Music Editor at the Austin Chronicle, I can certainly attest that this man is a musical GENIUS. And as I type that word, I’m trying to think of another local musician I would so readily apply said assignation to. His accumen on six strings is preternatural. In playing with a broad cross section of bands and individuals, Jonas asserts a truly uncanny ability to coax any sound out of his instrument at any give moment. When he does, it’ll be the ONLY sound that should’ve have come forth at that juncture. That’s a rare feat in ANY musician. Jonas’ confidence as a musician/guitarist/producer is only equal to his empathy for others and both remain palpable as his greatest gifts outside of shit-hot natural ability. If I played guitar, I’d absolutely lose my mind at the opportunuty to be mentored by Jonas. You will find NO ONE BETTER. Amen, y’all.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Lake Zurich 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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"Jonathan is very good at pushing me into areas that I'm not comfortable with. This has helped my overall playing. I'm still taking lessons and learning more each week."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan T.
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matt B.
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"Greg provides a personalized lesson plan. He helped me transition from an acoustic guitar player to a bass guitar player. He knows so many techniques and has great advice. I recommend him for lessons."
Lisa
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Ed is an effective teacher that is patient and talented. He plays the bass effortlessly and has awesome taste in music! If you're a rock or metal fan and want to learn guitar or bass, you found your teacher. Thanks Ed!"
Jessie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Such a good bass player !! Now I know how to play walking bass :)"
Ping
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Marcelo M.
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"Great at making sure you understand the basics of music theory before proceeding to the instrument itself. Helping me become a more confident and smarter musician."
Farreen
Took Bass Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Akos is a fantastic instructor. He is very knowledgeable and so patient. You will learn a lot very fast. And he is an amazing bass player!"
Davita
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Working with Greg has been nothing, but amazing. He is laid back and works with you at the pace that you need to learn. I’d highly recommend anyone who wants to improve with their bass or guitar skills."
Luke
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Albino M.
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"I had the pleasure to take bass lessons with Paul for several years. He was knowledgable, attentive, and patient while at the same time always advocating for me to challenge myself. I learned some great fundamental skills and how to come up with my own bass lines to incorporate into the band I play with. I highly recommend Paul if you are interested in getting better at the bass!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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