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David S.

14 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 -- notice i say theory, not rules. learning music theory is not about learning rigid rules that will stifle your creativity. when you learn theory, you learn to identify patterns and give them names so you can remember and reuse them. the more you know your theory, the more ways you know to express your ideas
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. and really, why would you not want to be the best you can be?

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 have been playing music almost my entire life. I first started on trombone in 4th grade then switched to guitar in 6th. I picked up the electric bass in my later teenage years and learned the upright bass (both jazz and classical) in college. My students get the benefit of my education, as well

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Sean I.
David is very thorough and professional. He insists on building a strong technical foundation--getting the fundamentals right before moving you forward.
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Greyson
5 lessons in and David has gotten me to break through some of my bad techniques and has also given me completely different ways to think about my instrument. We're just getting started and I couldn't be more excited to see where this journey is going to take my skills.
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Ben R.

11 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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, I'm a lifelong musician and educator with 20+ years of experience writing, recording, performing and improvising across multiple instruments and genres. After years of teaching music on the side, I left my day job as a college history professor in 2018 to devote myself full time to building a co

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Andrew
A great present for my wife to learn the ukelele. She annoyingly (jk) brings it out at all gatherings now. Thanks Ben!
Christina
Peng D.
I'm a new learner in guitar, I barely read notes. Ben is very patient on me. The learning process is dense but smooth. Ben let me feel I can achieve my goal in near future. Thanks!
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Vladislav B.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Polish, Russian, English, Lithuanian
  • Bachelor degree. Jazz and Pop Rock Department. from J.Tallat-Kelpsa Conservatory
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Vladislav B.

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A life-long learner myself I understand the need and satisfaction of continuous progress! Helping my students to learn and advance is one of the biggest rewards of lessons. Tutoring includes: Technique, music theory, reading, ear training, and more. All lessons are geared to the type of music you like to play, but what you'll learn can apply to all styles of music.
I'll set-up (adjust your instrument so that it plays as easily as possible) I’ll also teach you basic set-up and maintenance so you can keep your bass in top condition.

Contact me to discuss your interests, specific needs and to schedule lessons!
The lessons could be given at my home or yours, and any school/college rehearsal room or venue location in New York.
Serving Manhattan, Brooklyn

About Vladislav

Since 1986, Vladislav B. has regularly performed as a collaborator at leading Jazz festivals from Europe to Scandinavia to Asia. His ability to adapt to many different styles (jazz, avant-garde, rock, pop, folk, world music, fusion, soul, country, r&b, funk and blues) has allowed him to perform i

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Bob Franceschini
My name is Bob Franceschini. I am a well known and well respected touring musician and educator. I fully recommend Vlad as a teacher and musician. He is well studied and enthusiastic. We have been playing together and he is always well prepared and commited to excellence.
Chuck
Vlad is an excellent musician and a great teacher.His explanation of material is very precise. Hi makes it easy to understand.
Jack H.
I have learned so much from Vlad. He taught me how to improve my technique and read bass charts and is a very patient teacher.
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Marcelo M.

13 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marcelo M.

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My classes are very flexible when it comes to what the student wants. I can go from just teaching very basic bass playing to advanced harmonic concepts and jazz improvisation. On the first class, I give the student the choice of controlling our lessons materials about what they want to learn. Or the student can choose to let me control our classes, in which I will bring my own materials and ideas in which we should work and will go through the whole academic process of learning music.

About Marcelo

Established New York musician. Berklee College of Music Graduate. Have been teaching for many years and know that each student has their own mindset and we need to work around each person`s goals and interests. I teach mainly pop, rock, blues, jazz, classical, funk, RnB. All ages and levels are welc

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Anthony B.
My son just had his first lesson with Marcelo. It went really well. Looking forward to the next lessons.
Zion B.
Wonderful!
Rafael
Marcelo is great. He is very patient and flexible.
Recommended.
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Pat S.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $69
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Pat S.

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Hello! I'm a passionate upright and electric bassist with a professional career that has seen me play more than 30 concerts at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, perform in more than 20 countries worldwide, play more than 100 performances of Les Miserables on Broadway, and record on more than 40 records. With my band Latinx LADAMA, I have given performances and talks at the 2018 TED Conference, TEDX Charlottesville, TED en Español, NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Series, and festivals and venues on three continents. As an orchestral bassist I have played both in the section and principal with the American Symphony Orchestra, Albany Symphony Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, and many others throughout New York City. On Broadway I have subbed on numerous shows playing both electric and double bass. This is the breadth of experience and excitement that I bring to my students. I'm comfortable teaching in almost any style from a beginner to an advanced level on both double and electric bass.

About Pat

Hello! I'm a passionate upright and electric bassist with a professional career that has seen me play more than 30 concerts at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, perform in more than 20 countries worldwide, play more than 100 performances of Les Miserables on Broadway, and record on more than 40 reco

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Steve M.

Brooklyn, NY
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
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Steve M.

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electric and acoustic bass lessons
from accomplished patient teacher

rock
jazz
blues
reading
theory
beginners ok

About Steve

Steve teaches at the Bass Collective in New York City and is the author of several books for bassists: Developing Reading Skills for the Contemporary Bassists, and Afro-Caribbean and Brazilian Rhythms for the Bass. Topics specialized in: Jazz Blues R&B Rock Reading Music Theory Musicia

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"Very knowledgeable. He's a good teacher with great people skills."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Glenn S.
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"Although it's still early in the teaching schedule with Jason, my first lesson was great. Jason made me feel relaxed even though I was nervous, and the materials that he sent me to practice on bass reinforced the teaching session I had with him"
Roy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"I always wanted to learn bass and I was referred to Kevin by a friend. She told me she’s seen him playing in bands around the area and he could definitely help you out. I started meeting with Kevin once a week and he knew how to break down the songs to help me learn them. He started teaching me the theory behind bass guitar and my scales. Fast forward a year later, I’m not confident enough to play in a band! I can’t thank Kevin enough for everything he’s done through our lessons. I always mention him when people ask me how I improved so much. Thank you Kevin!"
Charlotte
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"Jeff is the Man!

I took lessons from Jeff on and off for about 15yrs. I started off on the bass and then tried learning some guitar. I really had a great time learning how to play the bass from Jeff, he makes it really fun and relevant to your needs. Some days, I really wanted to learn a song I heard on the radio or from a favorite band, and he was instantly able to teach it to me. Jeff is a great guy and really knows how to teach guitar. I would definitely recommend taking lessons from Jeff. He will go at your pace, and you will have a blast learning how to play the guitar!"
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"We are so happy we found Al. My son really enjoys his lessons (bass, beginner), he is totally engaged & learning. Al is knowledgeable & easy to work with, very highly recommend!"
Mali Singh
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Al P.
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"Lesson was informative and a great start for the first lesson."
Zaria
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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"Aaron has great experience to draw on. I can ask him about all areas of music and bass playing. He’s given me some great exercises to improve my agility, fretboard awareness, and musical understanding, and he’s patient and able to meet me where I am in my skill development. Highly recommend!!"
Mike
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"Paul is a highly skilled communicator of musical knowledge.

I've taken bass and guitar lessons from Paul for eight years. He has a deep understanding of music theory, and is a professional musician, playing multiple instruments. His brilliance as a teacher stems from his ability to tailor his instruction to a specific student's abilities and desires. If you want to learn how play the guitar lead to your favorite rock/pop song, Paul will teach you, while showing you how the scales and forms can, be and are used in other popular songs. I've seen him teach kids from 6 to 60. He organizes blues jams for students, giving them a chance to play with professional musicians. Paul is extremely professional, friendly, and knowledgable. Paul supplies carefully designed study materials. I don't want to over do it, but Paul is a gifted teacher of musical knowledge."
Peter
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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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."
Eric
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"Perfect teacher for the passionate student

I've been taking lessons with Daniel for a few months now, and I have thoroughly enjoyed and grew from each lesson. If you're serious about making music for fun or professionally, he's the teacher for you.

What I like most is how he creates a beneficial and serious learning environment that's still incredibly fun and positive. After a few lessons we were already playing songs together, and he's taught me a more effective way to practice on my own, which was a major problem for me.

As soon as you meet Daniel, you can tell how passionate he is about his craft, and if you display your own passion for music, you will work great together, and you WILL progress. I highly recommend him!"
Daniel
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Daniel K.
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