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John L.

16 Reviews
Hastings on Hudson, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, spanish, french
  • Jazz Performance from San Diego State University
  • Awarded Most Valuable Soloist from Berkely Jazz Fest 1995
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John L.

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College Performance Degree in Bass
Diploma from Grove School of Music in Bass
20 years professional experience of Bass Playing

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.
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Ben R.

5 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
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Ben R.

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I have been playing the bass guitar as my primary instrument since 2000. I have performed, recorded and written with a number of successful bands in the past. I am happy to take students at any skill level, and for any style. I believe strongly in integrating music theory and ultimately moving students toward musical self-suffiency, rather than focusing exclusively on learning particular pieces.

About Ben

Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
Lauren
I hadn't played a musical instrument since elementary school when I started Ukulele lessons with Ben. Ben started from the beginning, answered all my questions along the way, and built upon that information in each lesson. It wasn't in a didactic way, but in a way that was really customized to fit my Ukulele lesson goals. Ben's teaching style is very flexible also. I had some Ukulele lesson books I had been gifted and we worked from those. I didn't feel that I had to buy a bunch of additional equipment, books, etc.

I recommend Ben as a music teacher. He is understanding, encouraging, and inspirational. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with Ben and JC Instrumental.
Pam
Ben has been working with our daughter since January 2019, when she turned 6 1/2. He arrives at our home on time each week and he works with her at an age appropriate level. We appreciate that he recognizes the effort she puts into the weeks when she practices often and he gently makes her aware when she hasn't practiced enough. He always speaks with her in a kind way and with us in a collaborative manner. We all want her to enjoy her piano experience, and we are thankful to have found Ben just a few blocks away from our home.
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Avi B.

10 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA in Music from CUNY City College of New York
  • Teaching since 2007
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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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Cody
Really great teacher, explains really well.
David N.
Just took my first lesson (I am a beginner) with Ari and he was easy to work with; really friendly; totally understands my goals and is not judgmental. I am really looking forward to working with Ari as I think I'll achieve my goals of learning to play the guitar without a lot of mental strain. I give Ari totally 5+ stars!!
Isabella
First lesson with Avi was great! I have been playing guitar for about 6 months self-taught and could feel myself plateauing, in need of a teacher. He made things really easy by listening to what I want to improve upon and learn, immediately giving some useful tips on things I had been struggling with, and going over what we could do to achieve my goals. He's very good at explaining things in a way that is clear and doesn't make them seem intimidating, even if it's something I typically have a hard time with. Also, it was a great mix of physical guitar stuff (such as helping me improve barre chords), basic theory to begin with (such as how to form a chord), and also breaking down mental barriers which had previously kept me intimidated by songwriting. I am already much more confident and ready to try new things! Overall, if you are looking to improve at guitar or start for the first time, I recommend Avi.

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Claire A.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BBA Music Business from Belmont University
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Claire A.

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Bass is the backbone of all your favorite tunes! As a professional bassist, I've played, performed and recorded with a variety of groups, and toured nationally and internationally, and had my bass lines featured on TV, Video Games and even a Royals commercial. In lessons, we'll go over the fundamentals of technique and improvisation, and how to construct effective bass lines.

About Claire

I am a professional bassist, guitarist, singer, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with a Bachelors of Music Business, with an emphasis on Recording and Audio Production. I've performed in and written for and recorded with a variety of ensembles,

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Jordan
I thought it was really fun to learn more and I got to learn the last part of the song I was watching
Karmen &.
Claire is awesome...super knowledgeable and makes lessons fun. Looking forward to building my knowledge and becoming more confident.
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Derek V.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Supported Artist from Ableton, Izotope, Fishman
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Derek V.

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Bring it on!

About Derek

TEACHING MISSION: Capture the joy of playing music. Inspire continual playing and/or practice, regardless of student's lifestyle/career choices. I start the first lesson with a student wish list (songs, goals, etc) and every lesson we take significant steps towards the goals. Skills: Guitar/Man

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Brian B.
Wonderful, great experience!
Very satisfied
Laura
Super Knowledgable. Psyched to learn more.
Dennis
Derek is a very knowledgable instructor, easy to talk to, and I found his teaching technique is very motivating. He set realistic practice goals for the next session, which will require me to do my part, but that's the reason we show up, to learn how to play a musical instrument.
I highly recommend him.

Katherine K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Superior with Distinction from District Solo and Ensemble
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Katherine K.

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I've been playing Bass since 2012 when my jazz banded needed me to jump in and I fell in love with it! With me teaching bass you will learn how to get different tones from your fingers, how to read chord charts, how to walk a proper bass line, different genres of bass, how to jump in with your own bands even if you don't know the song.

About Katherine

My name is Katie! ‚ÄčI’m from the sunshine state and I’m in my mid-20s with a passion to inspire passion in music! I have been playing piano since I was a wee lass. Around 4 my parents put me in Children’s Music Academy in Denver, CO! It was a wonderful foundation for me to take off into music. M

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Jason
Katie's been amazing in helping me pick up piano at my middle age and I absolutely love her teaching style. It's encouraging, intelligent, and has helped me feel confident to play. Highly recommend taking lessons from her!

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Clifton, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Clifton is $64. 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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"Ahmad is a wonderful instructor and musician. He connects with people of all levels and is able to break down complicated ideas into more easily digestible pieces."
Lawrence
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Cool guy, seems to know a lot and is adaptable to the students needs"
Jeff
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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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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"Another good lesson. you don't have to keep asking."
Tracy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Damontae S.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson. She was highly engaged, patient and had outlined a great plan. I’m very much looking forward to my other lessons."
Alan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"My experience with instructor Akers was very professional as well as insightful. His many years of experience was evident in his teaching. I am very pleased with my overall progress and success!"
Jill S.
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Raymond A.
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"very good first lesson. I look forward to the next one. Thanks."
Chuck
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"Great 1st lesson and covered a lot in only 45 minutes. Very knowledgeable and professional. Looking forward to some practice time and my next lesson with Riley."
Brent
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Riley W.
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"Ron is exactly the teacher who I was looking for. He went above and beyond to genuinely show interest in my individual progression as a student. I am very excited about these lessons."
Aaron
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"Listens, and hears where I am. Provides new material and practice for upcoming lessons."
Mark
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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