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Jeffrey S.

4 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Best Production Musical from Jeff Awards
  • Music Performance from Northeastern Illinois University
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Jeffrey S.

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I am available to teach beginner and intermediate level players on double bass. I am currently working towards a bachelors in music with a focus on music performance. Double Bass is my primary instrument. I'm able to teach jazz and classical as well as the various forms of technique needed to play double bass properly.

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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Mark L.

63 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks I only speak English. My Spanish is very limited.
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Awarded Who's Who in American Teachers, Jazz Festival Award from National Academic Affairs, CCC
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Mark L.

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You will learn posture using French or German bow. You will be guided by me through method books and use supplemental materials I create for you to advance. You will learn some jazz styles and how the bass works in a rhythm section. You will learn about chord progressions in songs. I've been teaching upright for 5 years. You will learn to make the bass sing as a solo instrument. Most of my students have gone on to play in jazz combos and trios. I want to be your next instructor.

About Mark

I teach according to your individual needs. I only teach in my own studio. I do not travel anymore. I also have time to teach lessons every other week. You may inquire to me about my availability to teach every other week on Saturdays. I help you become successful on piano, violin, cello, viola, ba

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Gabriel G.
Great first lesson. Already learned a lot.
Zoe C.
Mark is AMAZING!!!!!!
Regina
My son Caleb was struggling with his required music with the symphony, and Mark really helped bring his confidence level up. Now he plays all the time without being reminded. Thanks Mark!

Victoria C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Arts in Musicology from Arizona State University
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Victoria C.

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I have been teaching professionally for 4 years, and playing for 20. I believe that music lessons should not be a stressful experience, because music is fun! While the lessons will build on technique, music theory, and music history, we will play songs that the students are interested in so that they want to continue playing. I teach all types of genres, and I also can help with audition preparation.

About Victoria

I have a Bachelor's Degree from Central Michigan University in Music. At CMU, I played both piano and upright bass. I received a Master's Degree from Arizona State University in Musicology. I have played piano for 20 years, upright bass for 15 years, and French Horn for 12 years. I also play violin

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Peter B.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence from Bridgeport Board of Education
  • Piano, Music Theory and Pedagogy (Music Education) from University Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
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Peter B.

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The method systematically approaches bass technique from the first note - open strings through Major and minor scales arpeggios fingerings, bow exercises, up to 7th position

About Peter

Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils; experienced in identifying the appropriate resources necessary for a subject matter and ensuring that they are used efficiently and effectively. Most of my students read

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Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive
Claudia
Peter has exceeded my expectations, I look forward for my lesson every week. I honestly can say He is the best teacher I’ve ever had. I am a 44 yo violin beginner student who has had 5 teachers in the last 6 years, I didn’t learn much with them, this been said, with Peter in just 3 months I feel I have learned more than my other teachers. Peter is so, so patient and extremely professional. I am very pleased to have found such a wonderful teacher.
Krystyna
Peter is always on time, patient with beginners, and gives valuable guidance.
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Stanley R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stanley R.

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I am experienced performer of +6 years and have recently completed my Bachelors in Jazz Studies at Michigan State University, under the tutelage of jazz legend Rodney Whitaker. I toured and performed all around the state of Michigan while I was in school and know the demands of what i takes to be a working and great upright bass player. I've had the pleasure of playing on a professional gigs with all my faculty at State and played in all top ensembles.
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About Stanley

Hello, my name is Stanley R., I come from a musical family where both my parents are full-time musicians and love what they do. Music is a soulful and fulfilling endeavor and I'd be more than happy to help you along that journey. I've been playing music since I was 7, beginning with the cello and d

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Fyodor
Stanley is teaching my 8 year old son. My husband Is taking lessons with Stanley too. I can see a lot of progress in both of them! He found a good approach to my son - he is friendly and supportive and keeps my son curious about music theory.

Sean H.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Studies from San Diego State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sean H.

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I am one of San Diego's top call jazz bassists, and strive to give my students the best possible instruction so that they can achieve their musical goals.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and ha

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Branson J.
Sean was really on the spot with us. I am a beginning strings instructor, and my son didn't want to take lessons from anyone but me. Not only did Sean win me over with his pedagogy, but he won my son over as well.

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in McHenry, IL

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in McHenry is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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"Daniel is an outstanding musician. I have had the distinct pleasure of witness this both as an audience member at his performances and while performing with me in my jazz trio. Daniel has a deep understanding of both classical music as well as jazz, rock and anything between. And best of all, despite all his great achievements and talent, he comes across as modest person who gives you inspiration to live up to his standards. He has quickly become one of the most sought after bass player and instructor in this region. I highly recommend him.

- Anders, saxophonist, TheSwedishJazz.com"
- Anders
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"I’ve been taking lessons with Matthew for the past six months and he is a very knowledgeable instructor and all around good guy. 10/10 would recommend."
- Ryan
Took Upright Bass lessons from Matthew F.
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"Paul is a very knowledgeable, experienced bass player (upright & electric)and composer who is able to transfer those skill to his students."
- jack
Took Upright Bass lessons from Paul S.
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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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"I've just started with Martin and I couldn't be happier. He is very knowledgeable and attentive to details in our lessons. He posseses all of the basic qualities of a good teacher. I'm excited that I'm finally playing upright bass."
- Joseph Occhiogrosso
Took Upright Bass lessons from Martin N.
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"Steven is an excellent teacher. He had a lot of helpful information and made a great effort to assess my needs. I’m looking forward to more lessons!"
- Brad
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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"You could not possibly be disappointed/displeased with the instruction from Edna."
- Wanda
Took Upright Bass lessons from Edna B.
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"Mr. Fox has been an amazing teacher! Just one lesson in, and he taught me more in 30 minutes than I learned in 3 months of playing upright bass at school! He has a way of teaching that is quick, in-depth, and efficient without feeling rushed or confusing. I would definitely recommend him to anybody who is looking at learning how to play the upright bass.

-Manuela"
- Manuela
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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- julius
Took Upright Bass lessons from Dee F.
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"Darren has been great to work with. He is highly motivated and passionate about teaching. I would highly recommend him."
- Kalena
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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