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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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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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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.

John B.

105 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
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John B.

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Bass lessons are given to the very beginner up to more advanced players. The lessons include instructions in note reading, theory, improvisation and repertoire building. Through the use of specified books, exercises, and songs, students will learn how to play various styles of music including Rock, Blues, Jazz and Country. All levels are welcomed.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Tony H.
Just completed my first 45 minute lesson with John. He was really down to earth, listened to what I wanted out of my lessons and we worked on those things. I feel like I’m already make progress.
Lucy
I took my first lesson with John this afternoon for the 45 minute session. He is very patient and knows how to teach very well. You will leave with homework that is applicable to your skill level and geared for improvement.
Maya B.
John is an excellent teacher, very patient, and helps you work on your technique. He definitely is the best classical guitar teacher I have ever had.

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Avi B.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded The Mark Brunswick Composition Award from CUNY City College of New York
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Avi B.

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The bass guitar doesn't get a lot of love. That's unfortunate, because playing bass is an incredible feeling. It's a foundational instrument and bringing that sense of stability to a song can make it go from sounding okay to sounding like real music you hear on the radio.

My bass students are taught the foundational skills and techniques, but also the rhythm and feel of playing bass. An instrument with a fairly low barrier to entry, bass is one of the best ways to get playing quickly. Will you pick up the bass today?

About Avi

***COVID-19 UPDATE: Until authorities have deemed it safe, all of my lessons will take place online. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this strange and important time.*** Greetings! My name’s Avi and I’m committed to getting you to rock your heart out as quickly as possible. My

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Taking lessons with Avi has been a great experience. He has been more than willing to work with my complicated schedule and very obviously cares about teaching. I tried learning guitar off of youtube for a little while but eventually hit a block. Learning with an actual teacher has been a world of difference.
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Jeremy R.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Akademia Music Award Nomination from Akademia Music
  • Music from University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
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Jeremy R.

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I have studied Guitar with Joe Settlemires who taught players like Brad Paisley, and Vince Gill. I started playing guitar at 15 and have toured all over the country. If you're just starting to play or you're mastering advanced shredding skills I can help you accomplish your musical goals while feeding your addiction to music!

About Jeremy

I have been a professional performing musician and producer for over 10 years and have had hundreds of students during that time. I grew up playing classic rock and classical. By the time I graduated high school I had visited 26 states playing music. I have studied music at the University of Scienc

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Mrs. A.
Excellent, excellent 😊
Dave C.
Very easy to talk with. Determined my level of experience and then tailored his teaching to that. Demonstrated everything with the goal for me understand and then reproduce what he taught.

Looking forward to our next lesson.
Charles F.
Great first lesson, I've got another scheduled today and am very much looking forward to it. And yes, Jeremy, I did my muscle memory homework.
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Brian C.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music from New York University
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Brian C.

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Electric bass lessons cover Pick & Finger style bass. Different styles and feels are worked on with a drum machine during lessons. Student picks
The songs they would like play.

About Brian

I graduated Cum Laude from New York University, where I received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Guitar Performance. I have performed all styles of music on club dates, college shows, concerts, and recording dates. I have also released a full length commercial recording of my original pop/rock musi

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Lily Hipp
Brian is the man! I've been casually learning how to play guitar on my own for the last few years, but I have very little actual music theory knowledge and I've definitely picked up some not-so-good habits along the way. Brian has been awesome at filling in the gaps and getting my fundamentals straightened out - I've learned more in just a few lessons with him than I have in years of "noodling".
Edward
Off to a great start - thanks, Brian.
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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Takoma Park, MD

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Takoma Park 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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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Robert C.
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"Friendly, experienced teacher. Helped me improve and gain some confidence. Definitely recommend."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Very inviting upon my arrival. Edward made me feel very comfortable and was patient with my beginners skills. I learned more in that hour than I did in the whole year I’ve had my bass. I’m looking forward to learning next week with Edward"
Jacque
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Great teacher! Interest was in MY wants as far as music genres yo learn, not his own. Patient, personable, ridiculously talented! Fun and progress with every lesson session!"
MARK
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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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 a very good teacher. He made the lessons fun and easy"
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Aaron was a great teacher! I enjoyed how great he was at explaining things to me and he really went at a pace that worked well for me. I think that Aaron really knows his stuff and it come's out when he teaches his lessons. I would highly recommend taking lessons with Aaron!"
willie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"Bill was great! So happy to be learning foundations and proper technique... excited to do my "homework" practice and continue improving for our next lesson!"
Allie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"Best word to describe Joe, is PROFESSIONAL! Joe has a great plan for me at my skill level, which is a beginner. My gut already is telling me that Joe can help me meet my goals but also take my playing further than I expect."
Angelo
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"Having played with Greg in the past, I can tell you he is extremely knowledgeable and proficient with the bass guitar. If you are looking for an instructor who is skilled with and passionate about bass guitar, look no further than Greg C."
Dan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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