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Chris B.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) from New York University
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris B.

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I've been playing in jazz ensembles, big bands, orchestras, country bands, etc, for more than 15 years. I will guide you to mastery on the upright bass through sound fundamental education and transcription.

About Chris

I'm a bass player, educator, composer, arranger and band leader living in Brooklyn, NY, and am active in a diverse group of projects that include polka, jazz, classical, and commercial music. I've been teaching double bass and electric bass for 20 years, and have recently added synth bass to my le

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Andy O.
Chris is really knowledgeable and a great teacher. I’m excited to get to work with him on an instrument I’ve always wanted to play.
Andy H.
Andy loved his lesson and is excited for the next one! Thanks!
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Rene T.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rene T.

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I've been teaching for over 10 yrs.
I specialize in Jazz/Rockabilly/Psychability/Concert Bass
I focus on Understanding the Instrument through different techniques and regimens of exercise that help to create a very versatile player.

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choi

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Brandon &.
As far as I know, Brandon and the kids enjoyed their first class this morning. Thank you!
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Amanda
great instructor. he is patient and works well with special needs teens by finding different ways to get a point across. my daughter really liked it and she is actually doing the vocal exercises.
Roxy T.
Rene is a fantastic teacher! Always patient and great with my 9 year old. He understands my child and always goes the extra mile. Rene is an excellent teacher.

Rich C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Writing and Arranging from Berklee College of Music
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Rich C.

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About Rich

I enjoy teaching music and music theory. I teach guitar and bass. I have studied at Berklee College of Music.

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Reese
Rich taught my daughter. I was so impressed with his teaching that I started to take lessons with him as well. He is a great instructor with plenty of ideas on how to improve your play while providing a no stress environment. Rich gives lessons on everthing from Hamiltom to AC/DC. I give Rich my highest recommmendation.
Mary
He worked well with my Son teaching Guitar, he taught him the fundamentals of Guitar and reading music. He was very patient and my Son enjoyed the lessons!

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Michael R.

19 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

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About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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Steven F.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Steven F.

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It is my goal as a teacher to give you the tools to play music but more importantly to create music.

My Teaching Philosophy

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Scales and arpeggios our the bedrock of music. They are the foundation of everything harmonically and melodically. We will begin with learning our major, minor and pentatonic scales and corresponding arpeggios. Once we have an understanding of those we will delve into our modes and more “exotic” scales.

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The right hand is our time machine. It gives us the ability to play in time and with groove and feel. We will work on rhythmic studies string crossings and practicing with a metronome. Remembering music is harmony, Melody and rhythm working as one.

For those who are new to playing music the hardest thing for some to master is rhythm/time keeping. It is the black and white right or wrong of the music world. Often times our want to progress quickly is hampered by skipping over the basic building blocks of rhythm and ...

About Steven

Steven F offers instruction for electric or acoustic bass guitar, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele as well as music theory. Steven F., a professional musician and teacher for over fifteen years, graduated cum laude with a performance degree in the upright bass from The Ohio State Universit

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Beau
I can’t believe how much material was covered in a 60 minute lesson! Steven was engaging and encouraging. My 16 year old son learned a lot and had a great time doing it. We are looking forward to future lessons!
Brad N.
Steven is an excellent teacher. He had a lot of helpful information and made a great effort to assess my needs. I’m looking forward to more lessons!
Will Peterson
Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week.
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Paul S.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul S.

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I have been teaching bass and composition for the last 10 in many different styles of music such as: rock, jazz, funk and folk/americana. I am here to help you achieve your goals as a musician! We'll start with what you are currently interested in and expand outwards from there. Feel free to message me and we'll take it from there!

About Paul

I am a composer, professional musician and music educator. I have recorded and performed with many different artists, but am best known for my work with the Central Coast band Still Time. Starting in 2004, Still Time steadily expanded from a local college band to a national touring act and we succe

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Jeffrey
absolutely brilliant bass player. he's great at breaking things down in a way that you'll understand and he's extremely supportive.
Robyn
Inspirational! I love working with Paul. He is patient, fun, and incredibly talented and versatile.

I have improved so much working with him-- and he's also a really great person and all around cool guy.
jack
Paul is a very knowledgeable, experienced bass player (upright & electric)and composer who is able to transfer those skill to his students.

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Williamstown, MA

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Williamstown is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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$54 average
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$72 average

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"Peter provides great instruction and has a fantastic rapport with his students!"
- Bekah
Took Upright Bass lessons from Peter B.
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"I had a great first lesson with Jessica. The lesson took place in a comfortable studio in her house. We discussed my goals and then reviewed where I am currently. She paid carefully attention to my body position with the bow and had several great suggestions on exercises to improve it. I'm already looking forward to the next lesson."
- Les
Took Upright Bass lessons from Jessica P.
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"Alex is an excellent instructor. Very engaging with his students. His passion to make sure the student learn and get the most out of his lessons is outstanding."
- Kanesha
Took Upright Bass lessons from Alexander A.
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"He seemed very knowledgeable and encouraging throughout the lesson. Abby really liked him."
- Abby
Took Upright Bass lessons from Sean H.
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"Maggie is a very knowledgeable and passionate instructor. She knew exactly what I needed to do in order to improve my tone, technique, and musicianship. Her focus on fundamentals allowed me to play my favorite pieces with ease and elegance."
- Grant
Took Upright Bass lessons from Maggie L.
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"David is patient and each lesson is interesting and engaging. As an adult learner with a busy schedule, David helps me stay on track toward my goals."
- Chris
Took Upright Bass lessons from David L.
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"I enjoyed taking lessons with him. Very passionate about the bass and very in tune with the student's needs. Only reason I didn't give him 5 stars was because of his location, very difficult to get from Flushing to Harlem."
- Qin
Took Upright Bass lessons from Fabrizio S.
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"My daughter loved her lesson and can't wait until next week"
- Dominique
Took Upright Bass lessons from Colin H.
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"Rene has taken time to teach our son not only the instrument, but also the historical context around the bass. This type of instruction is interesting and engaging. My son looks forward to his weekly lessons. Also, Rene shows a great amount of patience with his instruction and has my son strive for excellence and correct form."
- Breean
Took Upright Bass lessons from Rene T.
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"Mr. Fox has been an amazing teacher! Just one lesson in, and he taught me more in 30 minutes than I learned in 3 months of playing upright bass at school! He has a way of teaching that is quick, in-depth, and efficient without feeling rushed or confusing. I would definitely recommend him to anybody who is looking at learning how to play the upright bass.

-Manuela"
- Manuela
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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