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Alex M.

23 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Alex M.

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I've been playing bass since 2003, tackling everything from metal to jazz to chamber orchestral & band music. When teaching bass, I like to cover as many areas as I can to ensure my students are as well-rounded as they would like to be (& then some). We will discuss proper bass techniques, writing walking bass lines, reading chord changes, how to achieve good bass tones & gear, etc.

About Alex

My name is Alex. I'm a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, Oud, bouzouki, keyboards, voice, drums, flute, etc.), composer, performer, recording artist, arranger/orchestrator/transcriber, recording engineer/producer & music educator. I graduated from the University of St. Thomas "Cum Laude" in

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Ron P.
Alex was awesome- I really enjoyed the time and learned a lot Alex has a great skill of being able to connect with people.
Cathleen
Alex is a terrific teacher. He really connects with my son and introduces new musical ideas to him. My son is always happy after his lessons with Alex whether they meet in person or streaming.
Richard B.
One cannot do better than lessons with Alex. He is extremely knowledgeable and explains the most difficult concepts in a clear and perceptive ways.
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Ricardo P.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded 1st place winner of the 2011 International Blues Challenge from International Blues Challenge
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Ricardo P.

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beginner and intermediate bass lessons

About Ricardo

I have been a professional musician and teacher all my adult life. Music is my passion and has always been how I make a living. I teach piano/keyboards, guitar, voice, bass and ukulele. I studied classical piano at SUNY at Buffalo and I initially learned to play guitar and singing on my own. Years

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Don W.
It has been a long time for me to find a Hammond teacher!! Very pleased with first lesson and really looking forward to practice time this week. Ricardo has given me ample material to work on without making it impossible. Now it is up to me as I do not want to disappoint Ricardo when I play for him next lesson.
Victor P.
I learned so much using interesting methods!
David
Ricardo is an amazing teacher! He is very professional and yet very kind and patient and has a tremendous understanding of music.

Tim M.

11 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Teaching since 1990
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Tim M.

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Classical fingerstyle lends itself well to teaching bass.

About Tim

I am a Hartt School of Music trained classical guitarist raised on the electric guitar. With over 20 years of teaching experience, I have helped students of all ages achieve their musical goals. Whether it's getting into the school jazz band, a college degree program or simply playing for friends,

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Cullen
I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him.
Sam
Tim is an excellent guitar teacher and an overall great guy. He provided me with structure and support, enabling me to make the most out of my practice and ultimately progress as a player. His warm personality and contagious enthusiasm for music kept me looking forward to our time together each week. He was also very flexible when it came to scheduling to accommodate for my dynamic schedule.
Brad
Tim is an excellent teacher, providing excellent advice, practice techniques, and insights. He makes learning and improving easy and enjoyable.

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Matthew W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Matthew W.

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About Matthew

My strong suits are teaching rhythm guitar, jazz chord chart comping, fingerpicking/fingerstyle/Travis, easy-to-intermediate classical technique, improvisation, composition/songwriting, music recording, music production, music theory, learning songs by ear, and music memorization. ...I can’t teach

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Sean H.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Studies from San Diego State University
  • Teaching since 2012
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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.
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Eric L.

39 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1977
  • Awarded Award from Gigmasters
  • Teaches Beginner
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Eric L.

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I've been teaching Bass Guitar for about 15 years. I typically use the Hal Leonard Bass Guitar Method by Ed Freidland books 1, 2 and 3. Great set of books, Covers all aspect of bass playing. Early on, I like to introduce some Blues patterens for the 12 bar blues. These are easy to play but sound great so the students really like them. They give the student an idea of what they will be playing like. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Eric

Hi, Welcome to my TL's profile! If you're looking at this site, you're already on your way to becoming an AWESOME musician! Whether this is your first attempt at music lessons or you've been playing for a while and trying to improve your skills, I'm EXCITED about working with you. I am a p

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Lois
Eric has taught me a lot in 5 months! He is patient but also corrects my technique which I appreciate. He explains the various skills and techniques making sure that I understand them using efficient fingering. He is also left handed which helps me see the mirror image as I am right handed. Highly recommend him!
Lauren M.
Eric Bybee
I’ve had two lessons with Eric and both have been fun and informative. Eric’s approach allows the student to discover while learning, a useful approach to instruction. As an adult learner retuning to music after many years I’ve found Eric’s method refreshing.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Minneapolis 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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"Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mike S.
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"Very Passionate. likes to simplify methods in simple steps."
Carmine
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"Robert has been great to work with. He comes to our home weekly to work on bass guitar with our daughter. She has come so far in only a few months. They work on all aspect of the music- theory, finger placement, drills, and they pick some really fun music. He has let my daughter pick several songs she really likes so that she stays engaged. Meeting time been flexible which is a huge bonus! So much easier on all of us! Thanks Robert!"
Kathy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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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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"Nathaniel taught my son who was a beginning player on the bass guitar. I couldn't be more please with the results. Nathaniel did all the normal teacher stuff--had a plan, had prepared goals, gave music homework, was timely--but on top of that he had a friendly, inviting personality that invited my son to want to spend time learning music. It was Nathaniel's happy, inviting attitude that really made things click during my son's lessons and I'm thankful he was willing to take him in as one of his students."
Eric
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nathaniel M.
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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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"John has been very patient and caring. I have learned so much from such a talented guy. Thank again John"
Daniel
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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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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"Ben was very knowledgeable in functional music theory. I enjoyed learning basic jazz on bass guitar"
Tim Sande
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ben R.
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"Greg is an absolute master of his craft! Greg makes learning fun & will make you a better musician. I highly recommend him for bass as well as his other instruments! Plus, he’s just a good dude 😁"
Dave
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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