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Benjamin Y.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bass Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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Benjamin Y.

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I will work on technique,improvisation in jazz and other styles,classical repertoire, playing different grooves, bow technique, constructing bass lines, and overall bass playing (accompanying)

Each lesson will be geared toward the students needs and interests. The main focus will be on proficiency on the bass. This will help in all musical styles, and real world application of all the techniques and concepts we cover!

About Benjamin

Benjamin is a musician in the NYC area. He has been studying music since the age of 3. His background includes Violin, Cello, Percussion, Drum Set, Voice, Electric Bass, and Upright Bass. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music where he majored in Upright Bass Performance. He has studied with

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Jamie
Just had my first lesson with Benjamin and it was great. Looking forward to more lessons
Kimberly
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Great beginning. Look forward to many more classes.
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Ian S.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors in Music Performance - Jazz Studies from SUNY Purchase
  • Teaching since 2009
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Ian S.

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For the past seven years, my performance career has primarily focused on Cuban Timba. In addition to my real-world experience with the genre, I have held multiple lectures and seminars on the style at universities across New York State as well as online. I feel extremely fortunate to be able to participate in this wonderful genre in such an extensive way, something few outsiders have been able to do. For that reason I am especially passionate about sharing the knowledge I've acquired with others.

I also specialize in jazz improvisation and other styles of "world music" including Afro-Peruvian, Venezuelan and even some styles from southeastern Europe.

As a teacher I emphasize technique, reading, rhythm and creating an organized practice routine. I'm also a strong advocate of transcription, especially of repertoire, which key when studying any style of music.

I also hope to inspire my students to become independent in following there own musical curiosity, regardless of what ...

About Ian

Ian S. is a bassist, author, and educator currently based in the New York City area. Since moving to NYC in the spring of 2014 Ian has had the honor of performing with People of Earth, Gerardo Contino, Gabriela Anders, Los Hacheros, Peliroja, Keith Ward, Bobby Sanabria, Axel Laugart, Oriente Lopez,

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Evan
Ian learned my band's music and hit the stage without rehearsal!

It could have been his deep knowledge of Latin music and musical training, or both. Either way, you are in for a treat of you get to work with Ian. He has the discipline, great sound and a friendly attitude. A very thorough and grounded musician.
Mario
Ian is a kind and patient teacher, a master of his craft and knows how to communicate musical concepts in a clear manner. I studied Cuban/latin music styles with him as well as theory and technique on the bass guitar. In regards to my latin music focus, the information presented is straight from the source, and he has a wealth of material to dig into. He provided the tools and perspective of a real working musician and tailored my lessons to my level of skill.
Nathan
Ian Stewart is rare among artists: in addition to being a master of his craft, he is also a great teacher. While his knowledge of music is vast and deep, he excels at breaking information down for the student and teaching the aspiring musician how to practice effectively and efficiently. He emphasizes the importance of self-assessment so that, ultimately, the students can teach themselves.
I recommend Ian Stewart highly.

Evan C.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Evan C.

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I work with all students from beginner to advanced.
The goal is to have fun and play music.

About Evan

Evan graduated from Berklee in 2011 and Evan has split the last several years between studio gigs and touring with renown international acts. Evan has worked as the live and studio bassist for Jazz/Pop vocalist Nikki Yanofsky, the touring bassist for Country singer Nicole Frechette, the bassist and

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Sahar ..
Kept missing class without any heads up so I had to just wait around and hope he'll show up, ignored my calls and messages to reschedule, so I had to just get a refund from TakeLessons. As a teacher he is good, but very unprofessional behavior in terms of accountability and respect for students' time.
Whitney
I’m a super beginner. So far so good! He starts from the beginning and doesn’t make you feel dumb.
Billy
Evan was a great Bass teacher. I had fun every lesson and got significantly better at the instrument.

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Michael R.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

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About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
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Michelle T.

165 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Associates of Fine Arts from Georgia Highlands
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Michelle T.

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About Michelle

$15 for weekly group practice Monday, Wednesday & Friday, online group orchestra ---->Click accompaniment as the subject pick anytime and Ill change the time on my end to reflect the group you are in. Current private students only. By invite. I specialize in teaching strings; violin, viola, cel

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Emily
Great with kids and first-time learners!
Ed
Michelle is great! She is very friendly and patient (especially with my poor internet connection). She takes time to show me the details on how to bow and set up my fingering properly. I highly recommend Michelle. I'm very happy I chose her as my viola teacher.
Ana
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Mitchell P.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Business Admin from University of Phoenix
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mitchell P.

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Students can expect to learn Classical and Jazz fundamentals.

About Mitchell

I am 48 years old and I’ve been playing the bass since 9 years of age. I started performing professionally at age 14. I play the String Bass as well as Electric Bass and have performed with several Symphony Orchestras as well as bands. I am currently a resident artist at the legendary Preservation

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Steve
Mitchell is an incredible teacher with an intricate knowledge of all things bass! We have been doing lessons with him for many months, and every one of them is enriching and engaging!
James L.
Great start, looking forward to working with him.
Mayu
It’s really amazing that we can learn from the best even from hundreds miles away.
Mitchell is very friendly, warming, understanding and passionate person with deep knowledge. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone who is interested in learning jazz bass, New Orleans traditions and culture.

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Marseilles, IL

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Marseilles is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $120 per hour.
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$59 average
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"Marcelo is a great teacher, very attentive and at the same time very strategic. He knows how to push the students to learn. The lessons are aways fun, relevant and well organized. Marcelo plays many instruments himself, so your lessons will not be just you playing solo, but full on jam sessions."
Kate
Took Upright Bass lessons from Marcelo M.
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"My son's first experience with a stand up bass was terrific! There was as much smiling as learning. Thanks Jesse!"
Max
Took Upright Bass lessons from Jesse M.
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"I invited Jose to work with my bass students for an upcoming performance. He taught my students so much in a short period of time. His caring personality and sense of humor made the class so much fun. My students wanted him to come back. I highly recommend Jose Carrion as a guest conductor, section coach or private lessonss"
Phillip
Took Upright Bass lessons from José C.
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"My 11 year old son TRULY enjoyed his experience taking bass lessons from Jared -- he's definitely the best bass teacher he's had, and the most flexible/attentive to his interests and abilities."
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Took Upright Bass lessons from Jared E.
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"David provided instant feedback and is very knowledgeable."
Lee
Took Upright Bass lessons from David L.
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"Matthew is very dedicated to his craft and an excellent instructor."
Syd
Took Upright Bass lessons from Matthew F.
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"Great teacher, very attentive and helpful, and is passionate about teaching proper form and best practices on the upright bass. Highly recommended."
Craig
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"Jared was the best! He helped me build confidence as I learned the foundations of upright bass."
Christina
Took Upright Bass lessons from Jared E.
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"Geoff is a great teacher who has exceptional skills and experience. Geoff is a very patient teacher who takes the time to work on every detail of the piece. His focus on technique made me into a much better player."
Tim
Took Upright Bass lessons from Geoff B.
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"My son loved his first lesson. Can’t wait to keep going."
Nate
Took Upright Bass lessons from Oliver H.
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