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David S.

14 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.
Sean I.
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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John L.

16 Reviews
Hastings on Hudson, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks french, spanish, French
  • Jazz Performance from San Diego State University
  • Teaching since 2003
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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.

11 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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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Karl L.

6 Reviews
Union City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Student Music Award Winner from Downbeat Magazine
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Karl L.

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Students will learn how to play bass in rock, funk, or straight-ahead jazz settings. I emphasize fundamentals and learning songs and technique by ear.

About Karl

Karl is a professional musician in New York City. He plays with ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and in several Broadway show orchestras. Karl hails from Omaha, Nebraska where he started teaching privately in high school. He received his B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he becam

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Sabrina
Great instructor! Karl provides quality material and excellent feedback that has helped improve my trombone playing. He curates the lessons to my interests while still pushing my playing skills to its limits. I definitely recommend lessons with Karl!
Hunter Haupricht
He is kind flexible, and has graet tips and instruction to help you improve and learn.
Merideth
Fantastic! He picked up on my skill level right away and tailored the lesson specifically for me. Would definitely recommend!
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Steve M.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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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Pablo A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded First Place at Drums Competition from Parquer Instruments
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Pablo A.

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My bass lessons are focused on the student’s needs. I like to teach in a friendly environment and have fun at the same time.

My approach is very wide in term of music styles, Pop, Rock, Funk, Reggae, Jazz, etc.
Chords, improvisation, scales, strumming.

Let’s do it!

About Pablo

Pablo Aragona is a drummer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer from Winter Park, Florida. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and at the age of nine he started playing piano, guitar, and drums. He has been performing, touring and recording for more than twenty years with many renowned artists fr

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Valentino
Amaizing person, muscician and teacher.
He will put you on the level you want to be with lots of tools, material, experience and different lessons dynamics that you'll grow very fast with hard working!
Matt
Super easy to work by with and very knowledgeable

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"Right Then!

I took bass lessons with Jeff in my formative years as a musician (as did many of my friends). He is the perfect teacher: Highly skilled, informative, patient, friendly, challenging and a lot of fun!

Jeff was more than willing to teach me things I wanted to know but more importantly, he set me straight on developing good technique, note and chord chart reading, understanding theory, ear training and improvising. He also turned me on to tons of great life changing music that was not yet on my young radar! He is a walking encyclopedia of musical knowledge.

Lastly, he has remained a friend throughout my whole life. I've even had the honor of playing many gigs with him, something I would have never imagined as a young beginner!

From beginners to advanced students, Jeff is your man.

Thank you for everything, Master Stetson!"
Jason
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jeff S.
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"Benjamin was very perfessional, and patient. I would recommend him as a great teacher for anyone wanting to learn to play the bass."
Frederick
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Collin is an amazing teacher! I started taking lessons with him on the electric bass - I was a beginner on the instrument, but I had lots of previous musical knowledge. Collin was incredibly patient with me from the get go, and had a lot of insight as to what tunes would be good for me to start with and what exercises and scales would suit my specific level of learning. He was patient and kind with me, and went at exactly the pace that I needed him to. Whenever I was struggling with a scale or bass line, he would immediately notice, slow down, and show me note for note what I was supposed to play. Conversely, whenever I was learning quickly and with ease, he would react accordingly and speed up the information a bit or move on to more difficult tasks. Collin a very skilled musician himself which makes it all the more inspiring to take lessons from him. He makes every lesson fun and informative. After each lesson, I felt pumped to practice and play during the week between our lessons. Collin is an incredible guy and a wonderful instructor - highly recommended!!!"
Catherine
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Collin D.
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"This is an excellent musician and what a great teacher.The information he shares is very clear and precise.It’s a pleasure studying with him."
Chuck Ferruggia
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Vladislav B.
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"Taking Electric Bass Guitar lessons with Dan Brown, has been a great experience. Dan listened to my goals and tailored the lessons around my ability and musical influences. His classes are well structured, but also relaxed. Dan has incredible knowledge of the Bass and has encouraged me in all styles of play including slap Bass. I have no hesitation in recommending Dan to anyone interested in learning Bass."
Eric
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"I love working with Greg!!! He simplifies the lesson, goes at my speed and is complimentary about my progress. I really enjoy my weekly lessons and plan to continue for a long time! Highly recommended!"
Lee
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I am absolutely amazed how laughter, insight and fun amplifies the learning experience. Corey helped me start, begin and continue on this journey to become the musician that I want to be. Corey listens to his students and in turn teaches us to really listen.
Corey has a wealth of knowledge and experience in making and teaching the art of music. He is always encouraging his students to become more than they perceive themselves to be.
16+ years ago I went 'live' for the first time with Corey's encouragement.
I was absolutely petrified.
I was convinced that it was possible to urinate down both pant legs simultaneously. Clearly I was mistaken.
That first introduction to musical performance by Corey has lead to so much in my life.
Under Corey's instruction I have played many styles of music. This has always been done in an encouraging, empowering, engaging and fun environment.
Please look at the first sentence of this review.
His teaching methods lead to positive results.
Become the musician that you wish to be."
Karl Kenney
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Corey C.
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"Eric is A proficient Ax slinger

Erick Jayk is a kind..considerate instructor indivual..He has sent me videos..after our lessons to reinforce what I have learned from him..Which I found to be very handy..He has sent me support and advice via text..Often going out of his limits of the norm.I strongly recommend him for serious aspiring students who want to learn electric guitar or bass"
Vince
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Greg is a great guy and a wonderful bassist! He will certainly help you get your playing to the next level. I highly recommend him!"
Michael Manring
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Having played with Greg in the past, I can tell you he is extremely knowledgeable and proficient with the bass guitar. If you are looking for an instructor who is skilled with and passionate about bass guitar, look no further than Greg C."
Dan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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