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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dave K.

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When you sign up for bass guitar lessons, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes, and notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite songs regardless of style. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.
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Oliver H.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelors in Upright Bass and Vocal Performance from Knox College
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Oliver H.

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I am here to demystify the music world--with my teaching methods any student can accomplish their dreams! First, we will start with simple techniques to embark on your musical journey and work our way towards our lofty musical goals together.

I focus heavily on time, attitude, technique and determination in my lessons. Being a bass player is arguably one of the most important parts of a band without taking the spotlight. I'll be sure to make sure you sound good in any situation!

About Oliver

I specialize in upright bass, jazz bass, funk bass, bass technique, and rhythm. I will inspire a positive attitude and good practice habits that will help any student succeed. I’ve extensively studied jazz, latin jazz, funk, rock music, hip hop, bluegrass, folk, and composition. I can also teac

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Going to be fun
Megan
Oliver is a wonderful teacher. This is my daughter's second guitar teacher and what a difference from the first. He is enthusiastic, talented, patient and a lovely person. All qualities that truly make him the best instructor. She is learning quickly and really looks forward to her guitar lessons each week. So happy that we found him!
YC W.
Would recommend! Oliver tailors classes to your level and goals. He is patient and gets excited about songs that you want to play.
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Danny L.

Lisle, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • B. A. in Jazz Performance from University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Awarded Downbeat Student Music Award from Downbeat Magazine
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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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Stanley R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors in Arts - Jazz Studies and Performance from Michigan State University
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Stanley R.

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I completed a degree in Jazz Studies from Michigan State, where I studied upright bass and bass guitar. In addition, I studied with some of the best local artists and bass players in the Seattle area, such as Farko Dosumov, Dean Schmidt and consider myself a well respected musician and addition in the Seattle music scene. Find me at local Jams like Mo' Jam Mondays, Capitol Cider, and the Owl n' Thistle

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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Shea
Stanley was great and my daughter really liked working with him
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.

Fabrizio S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance Award from Berklee College of Music
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Fabrizio S.

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The lessons will be focused on: reading (notation and charts); improvisation; bass lines; technique; learning tunes; ear training; music theory.

About Fabrizio

Fabrizio S. was born on May 25, 1990 in Catania, Italy. His interest in music began at a young age, when his father would play him his favorite records. At 14 years old, Fabrizio started playing electric bass, studying with a local teacher in his hometown. After graduating high school, he began h

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Mickey
The bomb! Even stayed over the hour time to help me understand something I was struggling with. Very patient and focused teacher.
Chris
The material he gives out is always interesting and made me improve a lot. Book a lesson... you won't regret it!
Nathan
Fabrizio is a great teacher. Helped me out a lot improving my reading and harmony. Thank you!

Chase G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Jazz Studies from The University of Texas at Austin
  • Awarded Downbeat Award from Downbeat Magazine
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Chase G.

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My name is Chase Goldman and I teach bass lessons and music theory. I strive to teach my students the fundamentals to unlock their creativity. Lessons are customized to the students goals. I have experience playing at Austin City Limits, The North Sea Jazz Festival and many other stages and would love to help you on your musical journey. In person lessons and Skype lessons are available.

About Chase

I am a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Jazz Studies. I was a member of the Jazz Orchestra and performed with many artists such as Cyrus Chestnut while at the University of Texas. I can teach electric bass, upright bass, key bass, music theory and production. I have

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Westchester, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Westchester 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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"So glad to have Jonathan as my teacher

I am a busy professional in my 50s that wanted to learn how to play the electric bass. After searching the web for in home lessons I found Jonathan Greenberg.
Jonathan is an absolute professional with the ability to quickly connect with a student at their level. I have already learned an amazing amount in 4 weeks and have confidence that Jonathan will have me playing at a high level in a very short time period.
He gives me "homework" and he follows up to determine if I am staying with it.
A great mannerism and teaching style make Jonathan a teacher well worth asking for.

Dave"
- david
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Knowledgeable, encouraging, patient, & prompt.

Having come from a very small musical background Nathaniel was extremely helpful in laying down a solid foundation for how to play the guitar and how to view music in general. Nathaniel clearly has a deep understanding of musical theory and performance. His lessons are structured around what you want to pursue, but at a pace and with material that is challenging, fun, and rewarding to complete. If you are looking for a teacher that is serious about music, experienced and poses the ability to help you reach your musical goals, whether that be increasing your aptitude with an instrument or studying complex theory, I would strongly suggest Nathaniel."
- Evan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nathaniel M.
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"John is a cool dude with a rude 'tude. He was very positive and encouraging for my first lesson."
- Arta
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Greg is very gifted and knowledgeable in many instruments. He has been given an amazing gift from God and uses it for His glory. He can listen to some music and know exactly how to help you play it."
- Sandy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Uncle Dave T. Taught me how to play bass guitar as well as piano when I had no prior musical background. He is currently helping me with acoustic guitar and I hope to play as well as he does one day! He is patient, kind, and elaborate when he teaches. Highly recommended for anyone at any age with any skill level!"
- Jac B.
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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"John has been very patient and caring. I have learned so much from such a talented guy. Thank again John"
- Daniel
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Patient and adaptive

Eric's a great teacher for first time musicians. I'm about a month in and he's been nothing but responsive and helpful. I came with a playlist of songs and he immediately picked up on my tastes and adjusted our lessons accordingly."
- Brandon
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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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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"First lesson went very well. Looking forward to the next."
- Hunter
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Brett L.
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"Right Then!

I took bass lessons with Jeff in my formative years as a musician (as did many of my friends). He is the perfect teacher: Highly skilled, informative, patient, friendly, challenging and a lot of fun!

Jeff was more than willing to teach me things I wanted to know but more importantly, he set me straight on developing good technique, note and chord chart reading, understanding theory, ear training and improvising. He also turned me on to tons of great life changing music that was not yet on my young radar! He is a walking encyclopedia of musical knowledge.

Lastly, he has remained a friend throughout my whole life. I've even had the honor of playing many gigs with him, something I would have never imagined as a young beginner!

From beginners to advanced students, Jeff is your man.

Thank you for everything, Master Stetson!"
- Jason
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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