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Scotty P.

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  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scotty P.

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"For every good bassist, there's a dozen great guitarists." Someone said this to me when I was a young wannabe rocker, I have found it to be true. The bass is the part of the song that everyone really hears. If lead guitar is the icing, bass guitar is the cake. Learn how chords work, and how to map them easily, and let your creativity take over from there.

About Scotty

I am an established performer having played in such bands as BigDamnCrazyWeight, Bring Back Dad and most recently, guitarist for Guadalupe Blue. I studied Music Theory at New Mexico State University with the amazing Dr. Don Hardisty and Composition with Dr. Warner Hutchison. I am passionate about mu

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Ginny S.
Great Teacher

Scotty is a excellent teacher.
I've been learning bass from him and he is very knowledgeable in everything from the history of music, theory, techniques and much more.
Corey S.
overall good teacher

I've been taking lessons from Scotty for over a year and have learned a lot about theory, form, and style. Had taken lessons from other instructors and felt that I should had been further along after 1 year. One hour lesson time is perfect for me and I always leave wishing I had more time.
nathan D.
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Great teacher takes time to cover theory of music, and does hour lessons unlike most teachers in town who do 30min lessons. Have taken lessons from other teachers in the past, and all they do is teach you songs without explaining the reasoning behind it. Have learned more in the last few months then I’ve learn in years with other teachers.
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Russell S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Speaks English
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your music skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly

Mark F.

3 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
  • Teaching since 1983
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Mark F.

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I teach walking bass, slapping, groove, chord theory, reading and ear training.

About Mark

I am a lifelong lover of music and education. I will use my 41years of performance experience to show students how to play guitar, bass, or sing, but more importantly, how to enjoy those things! I believe music is, first and foremost a source of joy, and my lessons are designed to bring that abou

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Joe G.
Mark was very informative can't wait to get going.got homework to practice should be fun
Eric S.
Mark teaches from different perspectives, excellent first lesson and I'm looking forward to being his student for future lessons!
Emily F.
Unfortunately, yesterday was my last lesson with Mark, as I am moving to Guam. I would definitely not be giving up my weekly lesson with him if that weren't the case! I've learned so much in the short couple months taking lessons from him. I would recommend him to anyone of any skill level. Very helpful and kind. :)

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Stephen C.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music from CUNY
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Stephen C.

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Bass guitar lessons available in NYC from an experienced gigging bassist.

I cater to all levels and styles, and I can cover various techniques (slapping, fingerstyle, pick, etc). I can also teach music theory as it applies to the bass.

I teach from my rehearsal room in Brooklyn, or I can come to you if that's more suitable.

Lessons can vary from 30 minutes to one hour and are geared towards each individual's needs/interests.

About Stephen

Bass guitar lessons available in NYC from an experienced session bassist. I cater to all levels and styles, and I can cover various techniques (slapping, fingerstyle, pick, etc). I can also teach music theory as it applies to the bass. I am currently only teaching online. Lessons can vary f

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Michael D.
The bass lessons with Stephen has been great so far. He is very skilled and carries himself in a professional way. He took the time to teach the basic theory of music and bass guitar. He showed our student the easiest and right way to handle the guitar and dos and don'ts. The lessons so far has be great and my student is really enjoying these classes. I wished there were more teaches like Stephen that can teach our students in our instruments we need.

Thomas M.

12 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (Minors in Religion and Philosophy) from Bucknell University
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Thomas M.

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I never had picked up a Bass Guitar until I was in College. My first month I met two guys who had known eachother from high school and wanted to start a band. They both played Guitar (my main instrument at the time) so I lied through my teeth and told them I played the Bass but I didn't have room to bring it so I'd have to borrow their's. I was currently in my first semester of Music Theory and the tuning is the same as the bottom four strings of a Guitar so I just went for it. They liked me and I was hooked! I was in that band for over 7 years!

I began teaching Bass in 2005 when I joined The School of Rock in Downingtown, Pennsylvania and haven't stopped since! My teaching method uses a lot of Music Theory and popular, noteworthy Bass songs to teach students how to be rock solid as the backbone of a band. I am an expert at figuring songs out by ear so pick your favorite tunes and we can learn to play them! From 'never played before' to 'I wanna learn a Jaco tune (if you don't know

About Thomas

I LOVE to teach and I am looking for a few more motivated students online and at my home studio on Merritt Island, Florida. Lessons are fun and motivating! Beginning students learn songs that they love while also learning basic theory and instrument technique. Advanced students will have their mind

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Tom taught my daughter for almost 3 years before moving back East. We were very sad, he is the best! My daughter always left her lessons happy and I could definitely hear her progress over time which was awesome! Highly recommend!
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Joshua B.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor's in Music Education from Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Joshua B.

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I've been a musician all of my life. I have a music education degree and have performed in professional ensembles. I've played bass guitar in a funk rock band, covering many Red Hot Chili Peppers songs, as well as others from the 90's.

I currently focus my energy on the acoustic guitar, however I feel very comfortable playing and teaching introductory and intermediate skills on the bass, including techniques in finger picking and slap bass techniques.

Curriculum will include technique, styles discussion, songs, and performance.

About Joshua

I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education. Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping learn

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Jj P.
Great with my 9yo son!!
Dee Dee B.
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
Cameron P.
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Livingston, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Livingston is $65. 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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"Carlos definitely earned a 5 star rating! Bought lessons for a friend as a gift after I watched a couple of his YouTube videos. Before and after bookong, he was communicative and flexible on scheduling. My friend just took her first lesson and could not contain her excitement! Said she learned more in 45 minutes than she had in for plus years. She plans to continue learning from him. Thanks Carlos!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Carlos H.
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"Working with Hayes has really improved my bass playing, as well as my overall understanding of music theory/stringed instruments. I have a background in guitar and I compose music for documentaries, etc., but I wanted to play live shows with a friend’s band, and I wanted to learn as quickly as possible. The cool thing is: I think Hayes has helped me improve, all around, as a musician, and as a composer.

Nice guy, versatile, and knowledgeable. I definitely recommend him!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Hayes H.
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Glenn S.
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"Christian was very careful as I knew nothing about music. He explained the guitar’s basic function in language that I can understand. I am more enthusiastic about playing than I thought possible."
Charlie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Christian R.
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"Greg has taught myself, my son and my daughter all guitar and has done a fantastic job! He is always encouraging and full of knowledge."
Bridget
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"My son, Joe started taking bass guitar lessons when he was 9 years old and was becoming frustrated and about to give up. i decided to book a lesson with Mr. Tony and that was 4 years ago. Besides being extremely talented, Mr. Tony is patient, kind and a role model to Joe. Joe looks forward to his lesson with Mr. Tony and he has blossomed into a good bass player."
Donna
Took Bass Guitar lessons from MrTony R
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"At 61 years old I wanted a challenge, and that was to learn how to play the bass guitar. Having had absolutely no previous training, and being quite terrified, James gave me the confidence that this was possible to achieve.

His knowledge to teach a simple approach in the theory of music, his patience, and ability to instruct in a way that makes sense, made learning exciting for me.

Highly recommend him to anyone who is interested in going beyond what they think they're capable of in a caring one on one environment. :)"
Marilou
Took Bass Guitar lessons from James R.
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"As a voice coach, I can appreciate and applaud Greg from both perspectives, as a teacher and a student. His love of music and teaching is evident in every lesson. He shares his extensive knowledge enthusiastically and generously, and I've enjoyed and learned from every lesson. I heartily recommend Greg."
Caryn Rae
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Earl Carter is extremely knowledgeable, and very patience. You will find that each session is enjoyable yet challenging. I would recommend Him to anyone from the beginner all the way to the more advanced student. If you have the desire to learn the art of music then you will enjoy His instruction. I couldn't ask for a better instructor."
Ken
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Earl C.
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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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