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Phil C.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Phil C.

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I work with any bass player to give them the tools necessary to excel with any group. I bring all my experience as the front of multiple band line-ups, and a full understanding of the importance of a strong rhythm, section to each session.

About Phil

UPDATE: I'M FULLY VACCINATED, BUT STILL FOLLOW COVID-SAFE GUIDELINES. IN-PERSON LESSONS ARE IN FULL SWING. I ALSO DO ONLINE WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART GEAR. MY NEW SPACE IS OPEN IN THE FLAT IRON ARTS BUILDING IN CHICAGO'S POPULAR WICKER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD. I STILL DO ONE DAY IN MY HOME STUDIO

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Norman S.
very helpful
Norm
Very helpful, knowledgeable, and a good teacher.
Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
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Avi B.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Avi B.

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The bass guitar doesn't get a lot of love. That's unfortunate, because playing bass is an incredible feeling. It's a foundational instrument and bringing that sense of stability to a song can make it go from sounding okay to sounding like real music you hear on the radio.

My bass students are taught the foundational skills and techniques, but also the rhythm and feel of playing bass. An instrument with a fairly low barrier to entry, bass is one of the best ways to get playing quickly. Will you pick up the bass today?

About Avi

***COVID-19 UPDATE: Until authorities have deemed it safe, all of my lessons will take place online. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this strange and important time.*** Greetings! My name’s Avi and I’m committed to getting you to rock your heart out as quickly as possible.

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Mike F.
Taking lessons with Avi has been a great experience. He has been more than willing to work with my complicated schedule and very obviously cares about teaching. I tried learning guitar off of youtube for a little while but eventually hit a block. Learning with an actual teacher has been a world of difference.
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Joel H.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joel H.

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I teach and play bass as well!

About Joel

I’m a guitarist and songwriter in several bands in the Portland area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors in Songwriting. I have taught guitar, production, and songwriting in Portland and the Rogue Valley for many years. As my student, I will work with you to map out wher

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Ken
He’s an amazing teacher. He focuses on things that are relevant to my musical goals. He easily breaks down topics I have trouble with. I never run out of things to practice. I am very happy with my experience.
hugo
Joel has been very patient and kind in his teaching style. He remains calm and encouraging when beginner mistakes happen which is crucial with teaching our boy.
Sunshine
Great class, intuitive instruction.
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Raymond A.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Speaks
  • BA in Music from Thomas Edison State College
  • Teaches students 7 to 57
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Raymond A.

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Hello, my name is Ray and I enjoy working with students from ages 8 and up. I have been teaching for 25+ years and my passion for music instruction and development has only grown stronger with age. My background in music covers jazz, Latin, pop, rock, R&B, funk, gospel, and blues. I look forward to the opportunity of working with you or your child!

About Raymond

Hello everyone. I have a classical and jazz piano background. I have performed in various ensembles to include, concert bands, big bands, jazz combos, R&B, Pop, Rock, country, Latin, and worship music. I teach beginners, intermediate and advanced levels in various piano styles as well as improvisati

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Cam’ron
You learn a lot from him.
Sara
Ray is truly a fantastic teacher. I'm learning jazz after having a background in classical piano and he is incredibly knowledgeable in both, and has been an amazing resource for theory and concepts and how to apply them in a structured and consistent way. I am so glad to have found him, he's one of the best piano teachers I've ever had.
Arlissa
Very knowledgeable teacher. Was able to quickly identify what I needed to work on/start off with. Created a plan to keep moving forward and taught me what I need to get to that next step. I had been teaching myself and he was able to add onto that next step and pick up where I left off. Can't wait to get practicing and continue my progress.
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Christian R.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music, Audio Engineering, Culinary Arts, and Photography from TCC, OSU, NYIP
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Christian R.

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I've been teaching bass since 2009.
Some of my favorite bassists are Flea from RHCP's, Les from Primus, Cliff Burton from Metallica, Victor Wooten, John Deacon from Queen, and many more.
I use Fender, Ibanez, Flea bass, Tech 21 SansAmp, JBL, and Ampeg.
There is not just one book that will give you everything you need so I teach from a number of books by different companies like Alfred, KJOS, Hal Leonard, song books, to individual pieces from music notes. I also create, print, and email custom lessons created on a program in my Mac.
It usually takes around 2 - 3 months for beginner to start catching on and be able to play well. It really depends on how much the student practices. Some people catch on faster because they are naturals and others have to work a little harder. It's my goal to help each student become the musician they desire to be. My philosophy is to teach my students to be smart musicians. What I mean by that is, it does you no good if you can play a song but ...

About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from taki

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Wilma M.
I enjoyed learning from Christian today. I am 70 years old and did not feel out of place. He made me comfortable and he is very knowledgeable about how to go about teaching. He was very polite and patient with me and was able to go over things and explain professionally in a manner that did not insult my intelligence. He seems dedicated to teaching and does it very well .
I highly recommend this man to anyone that wants to learn how to play the Piano.
Wade J.
Christian has been top-notch in every way I could hope for. His communication prior to and after the lesson has been stellar, taking time to prep me then follow up with thorough, well written tips and details. (It's clear that he values the student's time as much as his own, and seeks to make the experience individualized and worthwhile for those he teaches.) The lesson itself was spot-on, being well balanced in both fun and degree of challenge. Feel very fortunate to have found him!
Cayden
Christian easily connects with my teenage son. He is professional while at the same time relaxed and easy-going. He stresses the importance of learning the basics but there is no high pressure. He strives to teach music that is interesting to my son and that challenges him. He does a great job of explaining things. We are happy we chose Christian as our teacher.
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Andrew C.

79 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew C.

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Fun and personalized lessons for aspiring bassists of all ages. Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced, my years of experience can show you a practical approach to learning music and exploring the bass guitar. Enjoy learning your favorite songs in a relaxed environment at my studio or online from the comfort of your own home. My students have many different musical tastes and lessons are always unique from person to person. Learn at your own pace. I build my program around your interests and goals. Become the musician you've always wanted to be and have fun doing it!

About Andrew

Music has been a lifelong pursuit for me. I have played many instruments over the years while performing with various groups in and out of school. Eventually I decided that music was how I wanted to make my living. Since earning my degree in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies from University o

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Antonio
After working with Andrew for 3 months my guitar playing has gone from self-taught and being ok to now being able to have a lot more understanding, integration and fluidity with the guitar. I think the best thing of working with Andrew is giving him feedback of where I want to go as a guitarist and he builds layers and steps of how to get at a very do-able level of challenge. I look forward to our lessons every time and look forward to continuing to work with Andrew.
Michael
Have 2 Daughters Taking bass guitar lessons from Andrew – they love the lessons and he seems extremely knowledgeable. And what I consider most important – – they are having fun!
Jeff
My background: I'm a 44 year old reformed drummer that started learning bass about a year before taking lessons with Andrew. About Andrew: he brings a relaxed and comfortable vibe, but it rests atop a strong and conversant knowledge of theory (and of course, playing ability) that he graciously sprinkles about in a quantity calibrated to your level and interest. He's always prepared with an effective and practical trajectory for the lesson and lessons pathway, but fully embraces whatever you're bringing that day (questions you have, songs you're listening to or want to understand better) and manages to synergize what you bring with trajectory you're on. I've learned a tremendous amount. And, he's a good dude. All-in, a unique combination of personal skills and technical tools. I do recommend.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in East Chicago is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Andrew is the coolest, most easy-going professional out there. He teaches you at your own pace, guiding you effectively through techniques, music theory, or simply learning your favorite songs (I gave him a challenging song to teach me and he was not only prepared, but excited and enthusiastic). A fantastic teacher through and through!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew C.
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"Charlie McClaren is one of the greatest music teachers I've ever had. Learning music with him never felt like a chore, rather it was a journey we shared. He's patient and understanding, but he'll make sure you understand the music thoroughly. He showed me that music was more than an art form, it's a lens you see the world through. I can't recommend Charlie enough, no matter where you are on your musical journey, he'll take you to the next level!"
Kevin
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Charlie M.
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"Andrew is down to earth, but amazing when it comes to understanding music and communicating it well. I look forward to each lesson."
Steven
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"Analysis of your technique is made swift in a non-judgmental manner of speaking."
Sara Ann
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson. She was highly engaged, patient and had outlined a great plan. I’m very much looking forward to my other lessons."
Alan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Great teacher! Marcelo has been teaching me for the past 2 months and the progress I had during this time was bigger then I had with any other teacher before, highly recommended."
Sarah
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Marcelo M.
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"Great lesson with Rachel."
Andrew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel C.
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"Really great teacher, having fun learning."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Barbara L.
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"GBC is a phenomenal teacher - knowledgeable, patient and understanding and tremendously talented. I highly recommend him for bass and extended range bass guitar!"
Wes
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very easy to get along with which makes it easy to want to learn. Made things I found hard to understand more understandable on my level. And I can actually come up with decent riffs on my own now. Definitely recommend for any age."
Key
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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