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Hannah F.

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

Paul W.

78 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
  • Teaching since 2000
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Paul W.

78 Reviews
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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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Katie
As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.
Darian B.
I've been with Paul for about 3-4 months. I came to him having a minor in music and a lot of guitar under my belt, but frustrated with my consistency. I did a check in on my abilities recently and I'm able to play pretty much any song in the real book now after 1 or 2 tries. This is great, especially because I don't feel like I'm working that hard. So yeah he's great. I recommend him.
Daniel K.
Paul’s experience of the bass and acoustic guitar are so helpful to growing your skills as a musician. He is such a great teacher with patience and clear directions in how to develop as a musician and learn music theory. I’ve learned so much from him in how to play in a band and also writing music.
I already signed up for more lessons!
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Danny L.

Lisle, IL
Starting at $40
  • B. A. in Jazz Performance from University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Danny L.

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Looking to take your bass playing to the next level? Want to play like Jaco Pastorius, Victor Wooten, or Joe Dart? I can get you there! You'll learn everything a future master needs to know -- technique, music theory, posture, and dexterity. We'll go way beyond the typical guitar store 'put your finger here' methodology. After studying with me, you'll be ready to perform in any situation -- metal to bluegrass, reggae to rock!

Head over to the video section of my profile to hear some examples of my bass playing!

About Danny

I'm a professional musician from Lisle, IL with a wide range of musical knowledge and expertise. I hold two degrees in Upright Bass Jazz Performance (M.M. and B.A) from Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois at Chicago. I also play guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and love to produce mus

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Geoffrey K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Psychology, Music from University of Missouri - Columbia
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Geoffrey K.

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I can teach the basics of bass guitar and give you the building blocks of music theory in a really fun way!

About Geoffrey

Hello! I'm Geoff. I've been playing guitar since 1993 and have been teaching beginning+intermediate guitar lessons since 2003. Music (and playing guitar in particular) are two of my main passions in life. I love teaching people the basics of this wonderful instrument and introducing them to the lim

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Charles B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Charles B.

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I am very patient and serious about what the student wants and needs.
I am very easy going and love music. I can help spawn passion, motivation, and the love it takes to create music and playing the bass. JOIN ME!

About Charles

Hi ! This is Charles. I'm a musician that have been working as a freelance bass player for the last 10 years. I have tons of experience from anywhere between playing in church, to small cocktail rooms, loud and crazy bars, to high production shows. I am educated in Jazz studying the Upright bas

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Daniel
Charles it's really cool dude, great musician and mentor
Diana
Charles is an awesome. I love him! Always encouraging and patient. Knows a lot about the bass and music as a whole. Check him out!
Cooper
Charles is a great teacher! Super patient, and really knows his stuff! I learned a lot from him, and especially benefited from his knowledge of jazz.
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Ryan B.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Communications from North Park University
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ryan B.

42 Reviews
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I teach electric bass guitar for all levels and styles. I cover the basics, how to read bass sheet music and tab, music theory, scales. I can also help you learn your favorite songs!

About Ryan

Hey There! Are you or the kiddos looking for a new hobby during this spring? Do your students need some additional academic tutoring? My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and would love to teach you or help you improve your abilities! I have been playing

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Subbiah
In good hands for a beginner
Nancy Kerr
Ryan is the best! He worked with my teenage son for nearly three years, drums and piano and not only motivated him to learn technical skills, but inspired his creativity. My son looked forward to his weekly 45-min. lesson, and Ryan was NEVER late. for a session. We could not have asked more or had a better experience than we did with Ryan. Highly recommended.
Deborah H.
Ryan is super awesome! Been teaching my boys for years. Always prompt, on time, and makes it fun!

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Saint Charles, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Saint Charles 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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Monica
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew C.
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"Honestly , these classes has help me tremendously in the sense , I get to play what I want when I want and how I want. Isn’t that what everyone wants ?!?"
Luis
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Caleb F.
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"Great lesson. Very knowledgeable. Love her teaching style."
Kathryn
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Sasha V.
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"Andrew really does love music and you can see that passion when he teaches. A teacher with a considerate amount of passion coupled with the right amount of ability to inspire is a very hard thing to find with music teachers. My experience with Andrew was through teaching and he really brought out the fun side of just playing an instrument and having fun with a friend even if I was still a beginner."
Koby
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Al T.
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"Within just 3 lessons, Oliver has help correct many bad habits and he's helped to form best practices."
Emma Estoque
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"All around wonderful teacher

Marcus is quite the gifted teacher. By far the best I've had the pleasure to aspire under. He is very easy to understand, and doesn't overwhelm you, taking time on the little things (the most important). He creates an atmosphere that is encouraging to learn in. We all know those teachers that create a stressful environment that inhibits progressive learning, as well as frustration in yourself. Marcus is certainly the opposite. He is also quite easy to communicate with--Creating lesson plans, setting goals, etc... In summation, a professional and a friend I would recommend to anyone and everyone."
Tyler
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Marcus B.
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"There is no finer teacher anywhere than Greg!
Having never played any instrument before , Greg took away any worries or anxiety I might have had. His patience and vast expertise with stringed instruments is truly amazing. Students learn at their own pace not the instructors. Greg has students making actual music very early in the process. Being able to actually play something right away is highly motivating and more importantly Fun !
Greg’s personality and his amazing talent makes it very easy to engage in the process . Having taken Bass Guitar lessons for several years with Greg , I can’t imagine what it might have been like with another teacher. Greg is an amazing instructor !
You won’t be disappointed!"
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jeff is the Man!

I took lessons from Jeff on and off for about 15yrs. I started off on the bass and then tried learning some guitar. I really had a great time learning how to play the bass from Jeff, he makes it really fun and relevant to your needs. Some days, I really wanted to learn a song I heard on the radio or from a favorite band, and he was instantly able to teach it to me. Jeff is a great guy and really knows how to teach guitar. I would definitely recommend taking lessons from Jeff. He will go at your pace, and you will have a blast learning how to play the guitar!"
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Joe is great instructor and a great bass player. He brings a lot of experience and wisdom to his lessons. you can learn music theory from and music instructor but Joe can teach all of that and the techniques that are specific to the bass. If you truly want to learn the bass, then look no further than Joe."
Wesley
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"Rachel is one awesome teacher. There is no one else that I would take my lesson from. I plan on getting back to lesson in about 12 weeks."
Bob Jackson
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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