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Chris B.

3 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) from New York University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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Chris B.

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My approach to teaching involves combining work on technical fundamentals and transcription. I find that starting with detailed technical practice makes the achievement of a player's goals quicker, and transcribing from recordings adds real playing experience and is invaluable for building musical vocabulary.

About Chris

I'm a bass player, educator, composer, arranger and band leader living in Brooklyn, NY, and am active in a diverse group of projects that include polka, jazz, classical, and commercial music. I've been teaching double bass and electric bass for 20 years, and have recently added synth bass to my le

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Alex S.
He's very knowledgeable and able to adapt to the student's needs. I highly recommend him.
Andy O.
Chris is really knowledgeable and a great teacher. I’m excited to get to work with him on an instrument I’ve always wanted to play.
Andy H.
Andy loved his lesson and is excited for the next one! Thanks!

David S.

8 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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Lucas
David was very patient and thorough with the introductory lesson. He corrected some basic habits my son had and had him sounding better in 10 minutes.

He also had practical recommendations for daily practice.

I highly recommend David.
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......

Cory J.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Cory J.

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I've been playing bass guitar for about 6 years, playing in a variety of styles and getting to know the instrument as a writing tool.

About Cory

Hello and welcome all! My name is Cory Jacobs, I'm a Brooklyn born guitarist, educator, and composer, and I'm thrilled that you are reading this, because that means you're interested in pursuing music. I have been teaching and performing for around ten years, and plan on teaching for the rest of my

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Peter
Cory was an excellent, energetic, and helpful instructor! I was picking up guitar from scratch, and his approach was easy going and approachable. Able to provide insight and information on the greater complexities and intricacies of advanced guitar play while imparting the fundamentals and building blocks to establish a foundation of skills & knowledge.
Mary B.
Cory is an excellent teacher. He is thoughtful and has plenty of patience in his teaching methods. My daughter has progressed an awful lot in such a short time. She really enjoys learning to play the guitar with his guidance. I would highly recommend Cory to anyone who would like to learn to play guitar.
Tanmay
Cory is very clearly extremely knowledgeable about a breadth of music, and is also a very enthusiastic teacher.

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Dan E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Fifth Place, Old-Time Banjo Competition from 4th Annual Highland County Fiddler's Convention
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Dan E.

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I teach both electric and upright bass. My focus is on a healthy and sustainable technique, ensuring fluidity in your playing with minimal strain on your body. Whether you're playing folk, reggae, funk, or metal; fingerstyle, or with a pick, I can help you sound better, play longer, more imaginatively, and more comfortably, and have more fun.

I've been playing folk, country, and rock guitar since 1995, and played upright bass, banjo, and rhythm guitar in gigging old-time bands for ten years. I currently play bass and sing in a cover band, and release original music and collaborations on major streaming platforms.

About Dan

I've been playing music since I was five years old (so, over 35 years now), beginning my 'stage career' as a saxophonist in school bands, then playing guitars, keyboards, accordions, mandolins, banjo, and bass in a variety of live acts throughout my adult life. I've made (as of January 2020) 16

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Karney S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Associates of General Studies from Front Range Community College
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Karney S.

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Bass is really the energy of the band. I have played both upright and bass guitar in orchestras and in bands. It is a very easy instrument to learn and can give you the opportunity to pick your band in so many cases. Some of my guitar students added bass to their repertoire and within weeks have auditioned for and now play in their junior high and high school jazz bands.

About Karney

After playing in bands for the last 23 years, I have decided to focus exclusively on my passion for teaching. It has been a lot of fun continuing to build a comprehensive music program, which now includes an online platform. Currently, I have over 20 years of music teaching experience and a bac

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Kennda V.
It was great! I had fun! Can't wait for the next lesson! Karney was so professional and understood my musical goals!
Randy
Very accommodating; friendly and knowledgeable. This will be a life-long friendship!
Connor B.
Very patient and thorough with My son he really enjoyed it!!!
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Matt O.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt O.

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My bass guitar teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment.
My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals.
My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience.
My classes with you will include the following content:
• Warm up exercises
• Fundamentals
• Mindfulness techniques
• Note reading
• Tab reading
• Sight reading
• Left hand/ right hand techniques
• Burst practicing (burnout prevention)
• Micro movements/economy of motion
• Proper posture both sitting and standing
• Stage performance techniques
• Embellishments
• Improvisation
• Unorthodox techniques
• Scales and Keys
• Theory
• Fretboard mastery
• Chords (all types)
• Songwriting
• Transcription
• Self sufficiency

About Matt

I currently have 20+ years and 20,000 hours of guitar/string instrument teaching experience and a total of 30 years of guitar playing experience with a bachelor of arts degree in music. I focus my lessons strictly on the needs and skills required to ensure my students can perform ANY genre of m

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Will
I have taken lessons from matt for over 5 years and have progressed immensely as a guitarist and a musician. He is versatile in all sorts of playing and can help no matter what style of music interests you. 10/10
Kyle Melles
Matt was my guitar teacher from 5th grade to 10th grade, teaching me electric guitar for over five years. Now as a Junior in college, I am still thankful for the lessons Matt taught me to have a great foundation in playing guitar. Matt is one of the most knowledgeable people a student could learn from. He pays special detail to the habits that many guitar players fall into when beginning, and made sure these habits were eliminated quickly. I had both parents, grandparents, and friends sit in on our lessons and all were impressed with the careful and thorough approach of Matt’s teaching. Thank you Matt!
Donny Mcneel
Matt has taught me electric guitar through High School and I had learned techniques beyond I thought I could ever conquer. He is a exceptional teacher and is very inspiring to my guitar playing and music capabilities.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Cranford, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Cranford 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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"Joe is great instructor and a great bass player. He brings a lot of experience and wisdom to his lessons. you can learn music theory from and music instructor but Joe can teach all of that and the techniques that are specific to the bass. If you truly want to learn the bass, then look no further than Joe."
Wesley
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"Extremely knowledgeable, patient and makes learning the bass fun and easy."
Scott
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Evan 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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"Very knowledgeable, friendly and easy to work with. Generally awesome to work with."
Rob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew C.
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"Excellent bass player and teacher"
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"Boy let me tell you, this guy Dave knows how to play!! I came late for the first lesson but I'll be take considerable measures to never do that again. This guy is very knowledgeable, very passionate and very very respectful of what you know, or in my case don't know. The house was a little on the small side but it's definitely enough for your lesions, I highly highly recommend that you give this man a try. Like now. Can't wait for new lesson!!"
Kadeem
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Dave M.
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"Tommy is a unique teacher in that he knows his craft very well and he also wants to teach it. He has tremendous empathy and patience and I grew as a musician under his leadership.
Tommy taught me bass for about a year and in that time I learned more about my bass and amps, how to play better and read and interpret music better, how to play better with others and even music theory (especially as it relates to bass playing).
And I thought I was just going to get bass lessons!!"
Dan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"Excellent instruction and very patient. Had a lot of fun."
Sandra
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Prophet C.
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"Accommodating and knowledgeable."
Dave
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Billy H.
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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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