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Scott M.

3 Reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Scott M.

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Bass is the foundational element of music. It's an instrument that usually plays a supportive role while maintaining the integrity of the groove, and the feel of the overall sound. My experience as a bassist has been performing with a wide variety of ensembles from soul and funk to folk and rock. This is an instrument I have a passion for teaching because of it's link between the rhythmic and harmonic elements of music.

About Scott

Hello fellow music lover! My name is Scott, and I'm a musician with 15+ years of performance experience. I've studied performance at Berklee College of Music and performed in various configurations from funk/soul ensembles, to folk-rock bands and I write my own music that I perform as a solo art

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Khalil
Great instructor with the knowledge to teach superbly, with the insight to reach high levels of efficiency!
Dan
Scott is a patient and supportive teacher. He helped me tap into my musical intuition while also supporting a practical understanding of music theory. Working with Scott felt like having a mentor, rather a teacher, to support me on my musical journey.
Kelly
Scott taught me introductory drums. Scott is warm, funny, and adaptable - he made learning fun and easy for me. I didn't feel dumb when I made mistakes, in no small part because Scott was very encouraging and pointed out the things I was doing well!

Another reason to take lessons with Scott - he's incredibly talented and plays multiple instruments. For example, I wanted to practice playing drums in a "band" setting, so Scott grabbed an electric bass and we started jamming.

10/10 would recommend, especially if you like laughing a lot while you learn a new skill!

Albino M.

19 Reviews
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguse and English, portuguese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Albino M.

19 Reviews
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I have been playing bass for 10 years. In 10 years I have been working with bands from live shows and studio recording.

About Albino

Albino was born in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, a country in southern Africa known for its rich musical and cultural heritage. Fueled by the resourcefulness and determination that have always characterized Mozambicans, he built his first guitar at 16 from a 5-liter can of oil, scrap wood, and

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Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Alexandra Fallon
Albino is fabulous. I accomplished so much more in my lessons with him than I thought possible! He's so talented and also very patient.

Sam R.

Belmont, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sam R.

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Bass is mostly arpeggios, and knowing and understanding this, classic bass lines you should know and can create variations on. Duck Dunn and John MoVie, 2 perfect bass players.

About Sam

I have been playing guitar and bass in blues, classic rock, country, and RnB bands for 20 years. I have been teaching at the Norfolk School of Music for 10 years. I love playing gigs, teaching, jamming, learning songs and riffs from CDs, and will continue doing all this if I win the lottery , or g

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Ralph H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Awarded Award For Meritous Action from Boy Scouts of America
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ralph H.

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I studied under College Professor and Blues Hall of Famer Mr. Fernando Jones as well as his band. I've also played the blues in SoCal, Chicago, Miami, Nashville, and London under his patient guidance and training. I draw upon his teaching to give each of my students a through and positive lesson. I have been playing the bass guitar now for seven years.

About Ralph

Hello there! My name is Ralph and it's a pleasure to make your acquaintance! I'm a mixed genre musician with over thirteen years of experience both on and off the stage. I offer seven instruments for musical instruction including the guitar, bass, vocals, and the piano. In terms of nonmusical instr

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Cheyenne
I have little to no experience with guitar, but Ralph makes it very easy to get started and I began learning technique and chords right away. He clearly has a passion for music, but also experience in teaching others to play. He's not only compassionate and understanding for the difficulties you face as a beginner, but is also ready to challenge you and keep you motivated when learning gets frustrating. You'll progress quickly with him as your teacher.

Albino M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguse and English, portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Albino M.

19 Reviews
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Online Bass Guitar Teacher

I have been playing bass for 10 years. In 10 years I have been working with bands from live shows and studio recording.

About Albino

Albino was born in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, a country in southern Africa known for its rich musical and cultural heritage. Fueled by the resourcefulness and determination that have always characterized Mozambicans, he built his first guitar at 16 from a 5-liter can of oil, scrap wood, and

Recent Reviews
Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Shreya B.
I recently began singing again after a year and was very unconfident in my voice and my ability to improve. Albino was the perfect instructor for someone like me because of his patience and positivity. He was able to point out issues with my singing technique or provide feedback in a very positive way, without seeming critical. Whenever I was confused about something, he would work with me non-stop until I understood. Albino inspires confidence in all his students, and I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Alexandra Fallon
Albino is fabulous. I accomplished so much more in my lessons with him than I thought possible! He's so talented and also very patient.
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Paul E.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
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Paul E.

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I'll teach you how to play solid groovy bass lines!

About Paul

Hello, I'm Paul. I grew up in a family of musicians. I have mastered many instruments and aspects of music in over 30 years! The guitars are my foremost specialty, then singing, percussion, and music theory. Rock is my favorite of many many genre.

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Hank
Good first lesson, got an overview on music theory and practical playing techniques.Paul was very thorough on my first lesson.
Andrew
Paul is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable in all things guitar. A great choice for learning not only how to play the guitar but to know why all the notes fit together

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"My son was very happy with Jonathan's approach and is excited to learn the proper way to play bass."
Aaron
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Patient and clear directions to accommodate learning disability. Courteous, encouraging."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"If you’re interested in improving your bass playing and learning more about music in general, taking lessons with Ian is an excellent choice. His impressive amount of experience in both performing and teaching truly lend him the insight into what each of his students need.

I have had the pleasure of taking bass lessons from Ian while learning a variety of different styles of playing the instrument, and he has my highest recommendation!"
Ken
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ian S.
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"When I started taking lessons with Greg I didn’t know a thing about playing an instrument now a few years later I can play classic rock, Christian, Contemporary, and bluegrass. I also feel much more confident in my ability to play in front of people and with others."
Sarah
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Excellent Teacher

Not only did I learn how to play the songs I like, but I also learned key musical concepts and theories that helped to advance my musical skills outside of lessons. I thoroughly enjoyed having Rob as a teacher."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Robert D.
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"Excellent bass player and teacher"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Christian is an excellent teacher. He listens to what I'm interested in and makes the lessons enjoyable. I would highly recommend."
Tim
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Christian R.
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"Eric is a wonderful teacher! He is very understanding and was even comforting me in the middle of a panic attack which I (and any one with depression or anxiety) greatly appreciated. Would recommend to anyone and especially to people who have anxiety or are nervous form any reason ."
Nicole Rider
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"My Daughter really enjoyed her lesson. Aleksis knowledge of music was excellent."
Taylor
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aleksis B.
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"Greg provided me a lot of great suggestions abs exercises to sharpen my skills."
Lisa
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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