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Yasmin B.

7 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish (Argentine)
  • B.A. World History and Literature from University of Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Yasmin B.

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Keeping time, understanding the fret board, music notation, lead sheets, chord symbols.

About Yasmin

I studied classical piano and theory with Sr. Cecile Amore, jazz theory and mellophone with be-bop saxophonist John Mastroianni, jazz piano with Noreen Grey, and jazz history with the late Bill Finegan- big-band leader and acclaimed arranger for Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller. I enjoy playing cla

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Samuel Cole
Yasmin's lessons at her in-home location can be chaotic at times due to young children, however if you can work past this she offers wonderful piano lessons. She is a very kind instructor with lots of patience and knowledge on the subject of piano technique and music theory.
Suzanne
She is very passionate about music and does a nice job with keeping you motivated.
Benjamin B.
SIMPLY AWESOME!!
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Alex M.

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

Hey, 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

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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.
Mark
Alex was a great instructor! I have progressed mightily in the last 2 months of taking his lessons.
Gregory S.
Excellent lesson.Alex is very knowledgeable and the whole vibe was very
relaxed.Will be happy to continue my lessons with him.Great recommendation you made!👍

Mark H.

19 Reviews
Maple Grove, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Ukrainian, Russian
  • B.A. from University of Minnesota
  • Teaching since 1985
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Mark H.

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About Mark

Mark H. has been a professional teacher, musician, and singer for over 20 years. He has taught Voice, Guitar, Acting, Bass Guitar, & Music Theory to students of all ages in various settings ranging from private lessons to college classrooms. He is a fun, experienced, passionate teacher willing to

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Dawn W.
Mark is very knowledgeable and great to work with
Kerry R.
Mark is great! Looking forward to continuing my experience with him over the next several weeks.
Sami
My daughter loved this! We are signing up for more lessons.

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Jonathan G.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Jonathan G.

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I've played both Fretted and Fretless Electric Bass since I was 16. I even got to study Double Bass with Clarence Seay at VCU and I specialize in songs from the Great American Songbook (show tunes movie themes, etc) plus improvisation for working musicians.

About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Specializing in online lessons. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in

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Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.
Shiloh
This instructor is very helpful when learning new concepts and adjusts his lessons to match your skill level.
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Phillip Z.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
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Phillip Z.

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Bass guitar students start with five subjects.

1) Technique is concerned with the development of the physical mechanics involved in playing the instrument.

2) Scales are part of the basic vocabulary and building blocks of the musical language.

3) Intervals are also basic vocabulary of the musical language and progress into chords, and yes, bass players think and play chords.

4) Note reading is not required for every student. It really depends on the student's goals. However, I strongly encourage learning to read musical notation, (more than tablature). Literacy in reading music is analogous to literacy in reading in our English language. Can you imagine how much smaller our world would be if we couldn't read?

5) Songs utilize the skills and concepts of all the previously mentioned subjects and are the goal of studying music. And by the way, they are really fun to play, especially when interacting with other musicians or performing for an audience.

These five ...

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, bl

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Thomas
Phillip demonstrated a high degree of professionalism while making my son feel very comfortable.
Carolyn P.
Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively.
Carolyn P.
Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively.
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Peter W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 7 to 90
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Peter W.

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Bass is about rhythm, but it's also about melody. If a piece of music doesn't have a really catchy or musical bass line, it will almost always feel flat. In our lessons, you'll learn classic bass lines that will show you what makes a really great bass line work. We'll also learn how to come up with your own bass lines to chords, and if you want, how to rip a really righteous solo...

About Peter

As a professional guitarist and bass player with a degree in music performance from Berklee College of Music, I've toured and performed extensively across the U.S. and Europe, and recorded on numerous records. With over ten years experience teaching students of all ages and skill levels, I really s

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Peter
I wanted to learn some Black Sabbath songs for my dad’s birthday and Peter was extremely helpful instructing me to do so. He was extremely patient with me and my lack of rhythm.
Bernardo
Super positive experience. I’m not the most dexterous person in the world, and peter is super patient and clear in his instruction. 10/10
Samantha
Peter is hands down the best teacher ever! I had such a hard time learning the basics of acoustic, but he taught me so many tricks and made the learning process smooth. I feel like a pro now! Will be continuing learning from him!

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in South Saint Paul, MN

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in South Saint Paul is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"I am so glad I chose Ray. He is a natural teacher. He has a great personality and immediately I felt very relaxed with him. He has a great way of breaking down ideas and is very patient. I look forward to years of training under Ray."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ray M.
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"Patient and clear directions to accommodate learning disability. Courteous, encouraging."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"My first bass guitar lesson was an excellent experience. Ronald was extremely professional and patient. He is very knowledgeable and definitely makes learning fun. I strongly recommend him as an instructor."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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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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"Matt is a great teacher who is understanding, challenging, and nice. He is very easy to talk to and is a great teacher for all ages and levels of bass. He knows and understands his instrument well and is very motivational when teaching new beginners."
Madison
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew F.
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"David is always a joy to play with. His playing is sensitive, intuitive, and very musical. He brings a mastery of his instrument and adapts it to the material. He also happens to be a super nice guy, which makes him easy to work with."
Matthew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"The best teacher I’ve ever had. Thank you Andrea for you kindness and professionally"
Giuseppe
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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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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"Good all around dude and a heck of a bass player."
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Awesome lesson and excited to learn the bass guitar!"
Joshua
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tim W.
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