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Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Jazz Bass Performance from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Tommy W.

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I've been playing bass since I was 11. I have a degree in jazz performance so improvisation plays a key role in my lessons, but am fully capable of teaching any style. If you take lessons with me, we will certainly cover the basics of two finger style grooves, but can easily dive into advanced techniques like two hand tapping, artificial harmonics, chordal playing, three finger techniques, and slapping and popping.

About Tommy

My name is Tommy. I've been playing bass and guitar since I was 11 years old. When I was in high school, I won my school's Duke Ellington Jazz Performance Award my junior year. Around this time I began to work at my neighborhood's local lesson shop Let's Play Music! off of W Broad Street in Falls C

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Julia
Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way.
Matthew F.
Tommy is a solid bass guitar teacher. My lesson was better than expected!
Anne P.
Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do.
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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Max F.

Frederick, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Max F.

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Looking to teach students whatever they want to learn whatever style of music. Can also teach music theory, scales, improvisation. Basically I want to cater to the student and teach him or her whatever they most want to learn. I find that I want to provide the the best experience for the student and that he enjoys wanting to learn music. I have been playing guitar and bass since I was 9 years old and now I am 30, multiple bands, symphony, and saxophone in band in school. So I can teach jazz theory, how to read music, but mostly I just want it to be a fun experience for my students.

About Max

I like working with all different age groups teaching them in a way where they can go and learn to play their favorite songs. I can also teach music theory but I find that with kids it is more exciting for them to learn how to play the type of music they are into. Once we have established that we

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Raymond A.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • BA in Music from Thomas Edison State College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1984
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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 improvisat

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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.
Caleb A.
I have nothing but good things to say about my lessons with Ray, he's very easy going and he teaches you the theory behind the music as you're progressing so you get the full experience, he's a great teacher and I look forward to more lessons with him

Scott D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
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Scott D.

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I have been teaching bass guitar for many many years.

About Scott

Scott D. was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois in 1967. He expressed a keen interest in music at an early age, and subsequently, began his studies with the clarinet, and percussion while performing in the school band. A short time after that, he decided guitar was going to be his instrument of

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ClintD
Couldnt ask for more

It's easy to say that Scott knows what he's talking about, he has plenty of experience and does a great job breaking things down to a simpler form. I've enjoyed my first month's classes and look forward to gaining a repertoire with him.
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Rob R.

7 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Rob R.

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I work with beginning, intermediate, and advanced bass players, helping them to understand how music works, how to get the sounds they want from the bass guitar, and how all of it relates to music they like.

About Rob

I'm a professional bass player in Austin Texas, the Live Music Capital of the World. At one time or another I've played just about every style of music, and I have more than a decade of teaching experience. I love 'opening doors' for students, helping them understand how music works and how they ca

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I'm enjoying my bass lessons with Rob. He explains every concept thoroughly and always checks in with me to make sure I understand what he's teaching. He responds quickly to any questions I have in between lessons. I also appreciate the notes he provides after every lesson as it gives me something to practice and helps me review what I learned.
Anderson M.
Rob is incredibly knowledgable and was able to hone in immediately on both what I needed AND what I was asking for. I look forward to more lessons in the future.
Kino P.
Very patient instruction for my 10 year old son.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Gaithersburg, MD

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Gaithersburg 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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"Greg is one of the best guitar teachers. He has taught me so much in the time that I started playing. He will help you with every step along the way to becoming a great guitarist."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"If there was anyway to give John 6 stars I would! John is the best teacher and also a really great guy all around. John is very knowledgeable and I learned a lot from my lessons with him. John is a very patient instructor which helped make the lessons better. I would be remiss not to mention his cool cat Mr. Buttons who would often come down just to listen in on our lessons and even the occasional jam session we would have afterwards. Thank you for all that you do John!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"I had so much fun. And I am learning more techniques than before."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Gave me excellent instruction and direction for my future bass guitar practicing and development

After only five lessons last summer, I was not able to continue with Rob due to personal time constraints and lack of practice time, but during those lessons Rob gave me invaluable instruction, fixed my hand positions, took me in the direction I wanted to go, and as my last request from him, developed a very comprehensive long term development plan I could follow on my own, as time permitted. Rob was very patient and seemed extremely knowledgeable regarding the specifics of bass guitar technique and theory. Thanks, Rob, for giving me a direction and helping me get started the right way."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"Oliver is a fantastic teacher! My daughter has been taking lessons with him for a few years now and loves it - she plays both the Electric and Upright Bass and Oliver teaches her both.
She loves his teaching style - he is very encouraging, and positive.
Can't recommend highly enough."
Lucy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Both my daughter and my son have been taking guitar and bass lessons from Greg for the last few months. My kids have blossomed and Greg has a way of connecting with both of them. We are so thankful for Greg’s gift of teaching guitar and bass!"
Jen
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg is a great person, an amazing musician and patient instructor. Not to mention the funkiest bass player in Montana. Five Stars."
Malachai
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Matt is awesome, He is passionate about music and it shows in his teachings. He creates a comfortable environment and is very patient so learning comes naturally. I would highly recommend Matt to anyone who is serious about seeing results."
Jesse
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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Scotty is a excellent teacher.
I've been learning bass from him and he is very knowledgeable in everything from the history of music, theory, techniques and much more."
Ginny
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Scotty P.
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"Greg is such a great teacher! I always look forward to my guitar lessons with him. He is really good at explaining the material he gives you to work on and answers questions really well. Definitely a perfect choice for any skill level."
Rebecca
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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