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Sam K.

Baltimore, MD
Starting at $42
  • BFA from Tulane University
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sam K.

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Years of professional experience in New Orleans, played weekly on Frenchman Street and in most venues around town. Have studied jazz with Kent Jordan and Jesse McBride, bass with Jim Markway and Joshua Crumbly. Former bassist for Jank Setup and Skeptic Moon.

About Sam

Sam Kohler is a composer, educator, and multi-instrumentalist living in Baltimore, MD. A lifelong musician from a family of dedicated musicians, as a composer he has established an innovative harmonic voice and a uniquely evocative body of work. His music conveys scenes such as shards of rainbow li

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Sean H.

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Starting at $30
  • Jazz Studies from San Diego State University
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sean H.

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Electric bass has been an obsession of mine for many years. It was my first instrument, and it is certainly one of my favorites.

It is my philosophy that learning and playing an instrument should be an enjoyable experience, and it is my goal to spark a love of music in all my students. I will have you playing in no time, and will also teach you the theory behind music that is so essential for any musician to understand.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and ha

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Joshua
Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend.
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Kris H.
Sean is an excellent instructor and was very patient with our 8-year-old.

Mage L.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $110
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Vancouver Island University
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Mage L.

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From jazz to pop to metal to rock and even improvised avant-garde music (!) I can teach you how to play the electric bass and function as the bottom end in a band ensemble. I play finger style.

About Mage

Music flows through me like blood in my veins. Whether it be jazz, rock, metal, or more, I enjoy, perform, and write in a multitude of genres. I have been ambitious in writing and performing my whole life. In my early years, I studied classical piano in the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM). Th

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Mia M.
Mage is fantastic! I didn’t think the on line piano teaching would be that effective but with the right instructor it is great. I would highly recommend Mage.
Eleanor
Excellent teacher
London P.
Love Linda! She is great with our daughter, very patient and makes it fun to learn. Our daughter picked up on her 1st lesson well and is looking forward to seeing teacher Linda again.

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Becca S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner
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Becca S.

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I have been playing electric bass for 8 years and upright bass for 7. I have played bass in both jazz and rock bands, with some experience in classical. With the first lesson, we will go over the string names and playing with the right hand. In the next lessons we will work on the left hand and putting them together.

About Becca

I am currently a student at CSU Chico and I am almost finished with my music education degree, with a focus on saxophone. I have been playing the saxophone since I joined beginning band in elementary school. In middle school I started playing bass in the jazz band and it has become my secondary

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Krivi S.
I had a great first class with Becca. Looking forward to future classes.
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steady and patient.
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Paul E.

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  • 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

Luke P.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2003
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Luke P.

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Techniques and theory to get you grooving in any style. Work on general concepts, specific tunes or both.

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Welcome to my Take Lessons profile, and thank you for your interest lessons. I'm a full time musician and music educator based in Winston Salem, NC. I've spent my life loving music and I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to share that love with my students. My own obsession with music be

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Erin Malone
Great first lesson! Luke is very patient and was able to explain things in a way I could understand. I have no prior musical training.
Dean
Luke is knowledgeable and personable. He is a clear communicator too. I have looked for a guitar teacher for two years now. Finally my search is over.
Morgan
Luke is patient with my son and my son is enjoying his lessons.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Abingdon is $66. 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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"This is the guy you are looking for.

At 42 I finally got around to buying my first guitar (no musical background other than fan) and set about teaching myself with books and videos. 10 months later I realized that in spite of working at it every day I was going to get to the 1-year mark and not be able to play a single song all the way through (of the 70's and 80's hard rock that I love, I could play "Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star" pretty well). I was rapidly becoming "that guy" who can play sloppy intros to 300 songs, but nothing else.

I looked around the web, and settled on Ahmad because of his credentials and reviews, and I could not be happier with my choice.

The thing that makes Ahmad special is that he put as much effort into becoming a great guitar teacher as he did in becoming a great guitar player. Every lesson is tailored exactly to my ability at that time. If ever I have had particular trouble with something Ahmad is ready with additional material, alternate ways to learn it, different ways to explain it. No matter what the technique or concept, Ahmad has seen this mistake before and knows just what to do. Some days I leave with many pages of material to master, and some days just one or two. It is all about how slowly or quickly I am picking up the new thing, and all about learning things the right way so that the foundation is solid when I am ready to advance to the next level. There is no schedule or competition (except with myself) and the only objective is to learn more and get better.

To show examples in action Ahmad routinely finds 70s and 80s hard rock for me (not every single note is from Guns-n-Roses of course, but if a particular concept relates to something in a familiar song from the genre, that's the one Ahmad will pick for me to master). You do not have to learn jazz! (I mean if jazz is your thing I am certain that Ahmad can teach you that.)

I really doubt that there is a player at any level (or in any style) who would not learn a lot from Ahmad (that is if you are prepared to be humble and possibly review some foundational material you think you know already... if you knew it, Ahmad would not be teaching it to you... he can hear that your timing is off, or if you didn't hit all of the strings in that chord, and so can your audience). (Once, while I was performing an exercise from the previous lesson, Ahmad had his back to me digging in his filing cabinet for my next materials and said "Did you play the fifth note with an upstroke?"... He heard that, it was supposed to be a down stroke and he heard a difference so slight I didn't even know I was doing it.)

If you are a beginner as I was, my advice is to commit to four lessons with Ahmad. By the end of that time you will hear that you are advancing, and more importantly you will understand where you were and where you are going. It might seem kind of basic at first (which is why I say to go with at least four) but it does not take very long to understand how much better you will be with strong fundamentals. If, instead, you learn to play badly, and you practice regularly, eventually your speed will improve... and then you will play badly fast which actually sounds worse than playing badly slow... all that work for less than nothing.

I have been taking lessons for about a year and half. I can play some Lead Guitar now. And I can play some real songs now. Even those 300 intros are getting tight, that is to say I now play them with the right timing, technique, phrasing and feel!

PS - If Ahmad says "it's time for the Harmony Classes", do it! Like most things Ahmad has taught me, I have resisted it in some way at first, and the harmony lessons are no different. Like everything Ahmad has taught me, the harmony classes have immediately made me better at playing guitar, and have provided a foundation that makes the next thing and the next thing and the next thing easier, faster, and better."
Richard
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Jered is a thoughtful and knowledgeable teacher. I look forward to continuing my work with him."
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jered J.
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"David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson."
Chris
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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Jacque
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Most Excellent Teacher

I feel very grateful to have found and now be taught by Jesse. Despite my considerable age beyond his, he treats me as a peer and has kept me on my toes with learning tasks. Further, lessons are actually fun as well as challenging and about once a quarter, we have "band night" where many of his active students come together to socialize and to "jam" together.
I've had other teachers in my life (I'm in my 60's) and Jesse is by far the most intelligent, skillful and enthusiastic.
My only regret is that I didn't find him sooner."
Robert
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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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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"Great Lessons, always looking forward to them!"
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Taking Electric Bass Guitar lessons with Dan Brown, has been a great experience. Dan listened to my goals and tailored the lessons around my ability and musical influences. His classes are well structured, but also relaxed. Dan has incredible knowledge of the Bass and has encouraged me in all styles of play including slap Bass. I have no hesitation in recommending Dan to anyone interested in learning Bass."
Eric
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Greg is an amazing instructor! He is flexible and willing to help me reach my goals. He makes learning fun and I look forward to our sessions each week."
Brendan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I'm not really good with word but Tim is a very knowledgeable Guitar instructor, very patient, and friendly!"
Maryann
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Timothy K.
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