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Popular Bass Guitar Teachers Near Kansas City

Ben H.

Lees Summit, MO
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David E.

Kansas City, MO
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Victor P.

Mission, KS
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Ben H. Lees Summit, MO

My strengths are in developing creative teaching techniques and training approaches which quickly produce results, improving skills and confidence in students. My focus in teaching is music fundamentals in blues/pop/jazz idiom in addition to scales and chords. I use a variety of curricula based off the student's level

GUITAR Technique Taught
Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Open tuning, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Scales and Exercises, Song Writing, Recording and Production, Guidance In Equipment Selection

About Ben

EXPERIENCE Instructor for two years at North Central University, Minneapolis, MN. Music Director and Producer of Ben Jamin’ Breakthru CD. Instructor for two years with the Brooklyn Conservatory. Private Teacher of bass theory and technique with an emphasis on jazz and classical applications. Member of various jazz, gospel, blues, classical and pop music groups. Provided independent workshops in which I worked with students on basic guitar, bass, piano and drum skills including music interpretation, rhythmic development and music theory Private Teacher of bass and guitar at East Valley Music for two and half years with a regular roster of 40-50 students. Private Teacher of bass and guitar at Music and Arts in Mesa for three years EDUCATION Berklee College of Music, Boston, ...

David E. Kansas City, MO

Comprehensive method including theory instruction, technique & musicality.

About David

*Now also offering online lessons* Guitar David picked up the guitar when he moved from his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona in 2001 at the age of 19 and hasn't looked back since. 7 years and countless hours of practicing, performing and teaching later, David plays at multiple venues in the Kansas City area while teaching from his studio at Guitar Source in Overland Park,, Southland Conservatory in Raymore, and in home tutoring service Mobile Music Teachers. David also teaches and records from his home studio in Raytown, MO where he offers lessons for home schoolers during the daytime hours. As a guitarist David is motivated primarily by his passion for music. Growing up he was influenced by classical, jazz, and film scores. Since picking up the guitar he has been inspired by ...


neha S. August 30, 2013
Verified Student
Great instructor with friendly attitude and knowledge

David is very informative and friendly teacher. He made me very comfortable with guitar.
Victor P. Mission, KS

I've been a bass player most of my life, and have played all genres, from Classical double bass, to Jazz, to Rock, Country... pick a genre, I've probably done at least one show. Yes, I teach slap too. Bass-playing is an art like no other; subtle, not the first instrument that the audience pays attention to, but as a bass player YOU "drive the bus," and YOU are the one who makes the groove.

About Victor

With a Doctor of Musical Arts from the prestigious Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and 12 years of University music teaching, you will be hard pressed to find a more comprehensive, diverse, and qualified music teacher anywhere. Let me help you create a music lesson experience tailored to YOUR specific interests and needs! One size does NOT fit all, and I have the experience you help you reach your musical goals in a way that focuses on your strengths, while catching you up on those less-strong bits. Lessons are friendly, relaxed experiences that not only teach you to play the instrument of your choice (and the recording studio is an instrument!), but also supply you with valuable theoretical and historical context to provide a richness to your musical experience that most ...


susan H. February 11, 2015
In home
Verified Student
Victor is great,at piano and guitar!
Thank you Victor :-)
susan H. February 11, 2015
In home
Verified Student
Victor Penniman is an incredible teacher! He is really kind, prompt, super intelligent! Our kids really enjoy the lesson because it's fun and the progress is truly amazing! I would recommend Victor to ask my friends! Thanks SO much Victor!
susan H. February 11, 2015
In home
Verified Student
Victor is very patient, with us. He is nice and a very good teacher. We have had Victor as our teacher for about 8-9 months now and we have improved so much. FOxtrot is always on time and on a great mood. I could barely play Mary had a little lamb and now I can play Nintendo songs and play the blues.-Luke

Michael F.

Pleasant Hill, MO
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Jeremiah S.

Kansas City, MO
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Aaron L.

Lenexa, KS
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Michael F. Pleasant Hill, MO

The bass guitar is amazingly easy to get started with. People are surprised when they are playing a song that they love in the first or second lesson! I can teach you a variety of techniques including jazz, rock, and blues techniques.

About Michael

I love teaching students that love music of absolutely any age! Some of my favorite students are senior citizens starting a new hobby. No matter what the age, I love to see my students faces light up when they realize that they can play music that they love so easily. I can't count the amount of times that my students have told me, "I should have started doing this a long time ago."

Jeremiah S. Kansas City, MO

Professional musician of 5+ years with formal training and studio experience. If you've been needing that extra push either with your band, or in your own personal endeavors, hit me up.

About Jeremiah

I've been a professional musician for roughly five years. Music has been my passion since I was 16 years old, and the bass guitar has been primarily my instrument of choice. Mostly self taught, my biggest struggle until college was music theory. I moved out to Kansas City in 2009 and took two years at a local pioneering music school to further my education. Since then I have been on multiple studio projects and I currently play professionally in the local music scene with several different acts. If you consider yourself a level 1 or 2 musician, need help reaching that next level with your improvisation, or just need some basic help with music theory feel free to contact TakeLessons! Things you can learn from me: -rhythm and timing -various techniques and hand positions ...

Aaron L. Lenexa, KS

Fundamentals of playing bass guitar
Music Theory, Chord Progressions
Creating basslines
Easy to Advanced methods and studies
Easy to Advanced solo literature
Solo improvisation for Jazz

About Aaron

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time! This is how I approach music. Learning to read, play/perform, and write music is a skill that ANYONE can attain and my goal is to help you learn to do it! We will work together one lesson at a time to master skills that are going to a) help you to understand music, b) help you to perform music, c) help you be a successful musician; and I will work with you, whatever level you are at from beginner to professional. My background as a musician is very extensive. I have performed with bands, wind ensembles, orchestras, small ensembles, choirs. The genres I have mastered are Classical, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Country, among many others. My professional resume includes teaching music in the schools and privately, performing with the United States ...

Bass Guitar With TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Bass Guitar in Kansas City and nearby areas. Learn how to play bass guitar by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Kansas City Bass guitar teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Bass guitar lessons.

Whether you are a beginner Bass guitar student, intermediate Bass guitar student, or advanced Bass guitar student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Bass guitar skills. Your choices for a Kansas City Bass guitar instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Bass guitar instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful ...

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