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Marty L.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Associates of Science in Music Performance from Monroe Community College
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Marty L.

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Guitarist with bass experience

About Marty

Hello! My name is Marty and I am a guitarist. I have educational and performance experience in a variety of styles and approaches, and would love to help you progress with the instrument in any way that you wish! In addition to playing with a variety of bands over the years, I have also p

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Dean
As a beginner with no experience I found Marty to be a great instructor, helping me advance my guitar playing while developing enough of an understanding of music theory so it all made sense.
darryl thornton
Marty was awesome , a real nice guy and told me of his mucial experience . I'm glad I got him to teach me the way of playing my bass .
Gavin E.
He did a great job engaging my son!
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Andrew S.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks spanish, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Master's in Jazz Arranging/Composition from University of North Texas
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Andrew S.

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Teaching Style
I believe first and foremost in supporting and developing what musically inspires a student’s decision to study and play music. In order to fully develop control, musicality and understanding of the music language, it is important to focus on several components including music theory (scale and harmonic structure/function and rhythm), style, ear-training, reading and performance skills.

Expectations of Students
Like any aspect of life, consistency and patience are two very important qualities to posses when working towards a goal. The duration of each practice session is proportional to the level of the student. Learning how to practice efficiently with your instrument is key for adherence and success in obtaining your goals.

About Andrew

Education/Experience: Guitarist/ Singer/Composer/Arranger/Music Producer, Andy S., is an experienced, well-versed musician in many disciplines of music. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz studies from the prestigious University of North Texas and Masters in Jazz Arranging/Composition from

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Justin S.
Patient and knowledgeable. Made me feel immediately at ease and was a pleasure to work with. Would recommend to anybody that wants to improve their singing.
Sydney H.
Andrew has been a wonderful teacher. Funny and patient.
Mike
Excellent knowledge, presentation and communication. He taught at the right level for me. He's a great teacher.
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Trevor S.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Trevor S.

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We will learn popular songs, picking/finger techniques, arpeggios, scales, and sight reading of tablature and standard notation.

About Trevor

I am a diverse and skilled lead and rhythm guitarist. I play Rock, Jazz, Blues, and Balkan music. I started my journey with Eric Clapton and George Harrison in 2004. I graduated with honors from the Contemporary Music Program at Santa Fe University of Art & Design in 2015. During my time at school,

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Alexa F.
Highly recommend Trevor as a teacher! I started out taking his group classes, then signed up for private lessons. He's very knowledgable in both guitar theory and technique. And with the few lessons i've taken, I already see an improvement with how I play. He's super patient and supportive, which is very helpful as a beginner.
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Jakob L.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jakob L.

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Everybody learns in a different manner so I strive to tailor instruction to the individual. I believe all students are highly capable with the right approach. I am experienced in most genres of music and I specialize in the art of improvisation and training ears.

About Jakob

Music has been my whole life since I was a young teen over 20 years ago. I was so interested that I taught myself music theory from various books I could get my hands on and started making home recordings when I was 15. I've been in over 50 bands across almost every genre under the sun. In addition

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Cory
So far I’ve taken a handful of lessons and Jakob has greatly improved my feel and playing a noticeable amount! He is able to hone in on what I need as a fledgling bass player. I often jam with my friends and jakob has given me advice on improve my abilities and role within a live setting. Patient, well spoken and I Can tell he cares about his students success.
Alyssa
Great instructor, started seeing improvements in my playing almost immediately. Has a wealth of music theory knowledge and is good at teaching it. Also has a very flexible schedule.
Jason
Jakob is a great teacher! He is patient, knowledgeable, and easy to work with. As an adult student, what makes Jakob great is his scheduling flexibility. I have found him approachable, eager to answer questions and thoughtful in his lessons. I very much recommend Jakob as a teacher to aspiring musicians!
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

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Beginners
I'm not currently taking beginner guitar students, but I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62

Intermediate
Expand use of arpeggios and look into common variations in traditional harmony. Also begin to look into the applications of polyrhythms in bass playing.

Advanced
Break out of basic arpeggios through use of modes and chromaticism. Really push your rhythm to the limit through more advanced polyrhythms and use of asymmetrical meters. Also exploring different types of tone and methods of making sound.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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J.J. M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Washington State University
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J.J. M.

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The bass guitar is first and foremost a melodic instrument, so I'm prepared to have you learning the basics so you can get started playing whatever style you enjoy the most. I'll especially help with all the hardware that playing an electric instrument comes with. I choose music with my students so the music they're playing is both fun and educational.

About J.J.

My name is JJ and I love music! Music is not only what got me through the tough Jr High and High School years, it also got me through college and paved the way for all of my career moves ever since. Whether it was repairing instruments, teaching others how to repair instruments, or leading a worship

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"Very patient instruction for my 10 year old son."
Kino
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"I've taken bass lessons from Chris for about a year. He's a very skilled musician and is also very good at communicating in a way that makes concepts easier to understand. He has a laid back personality that makes lessons enjoyable but he still demands effort. Overall, I would recommend taking lessons from Chris"
Nick
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Christopher G.
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"I appreciate Scott's relaxed style. He is able to make a realistic practice schedule for me to fit in to my work week. It is obvious he is very knowledgeable and has given me a lot of good tips so far. I would definitely recommend Scott."
Jaya
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Scott K.
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"I am very particular about where I receive my education/instructions. I'm extremely particular about educators/instructors. Be it martial-arts, college institutions, or bass playing. I performed an extensive search for a bass instructor, I am a beginner and I wish to become one of the best. Taking this seriously, I decided to go with Ray upon reading his credentials - I did NOT go wrong by doing so! He is very knowledgeable and he exudes attention to detail from his military experience - that's important to me since I am military. I am confident that I will be held to a high standard, not being allowed to slide by for the sake of time and money - but also having fun and being motivated to progress. I would not consider another instructor. When I am close to the advanced level, I will be considered one of the best bass players because of his teaching. Trust me, if I was not satisfied, I WOULD SAY SO!!!!"
Donald
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Raymond A.
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"Greg is a great guy!"
Andy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very good! Akos is very patient and helpful. Recommend."
Jie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"I've had the pleasure of taking lessons from Ahmad for a couple of years. He is a very knowledgeable and patient instructor with the ability to find minor technical flaws in my playing and easily correct them. I really enjoy his philosophy and musical understanding with a really high ability to dissect and explain elements of a song and relate it to music theory that's easily understandable. On top of that he is a super nice guy that exudes nothing but a positive attitude and gives one the impression that anything is possible in one's musical effort that is really infectious. Don't hesitate to give Ahmad a try."
Pat
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My son is so excited and loved his first lesson with Ryan! Looking forward to next lesson! :)"
Luke
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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"Greg is a great guy and an expert at many styles of music and instruments. Great with kids."
Clayton
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"great patience and seeing actual results"
Marc
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Noah D.
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