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Popular Upright Bass Teachers in Ridgewood, NJ

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Fabrizio S.

(5)
New York, NY
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 to 60
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The Lessons will be focused on: Reading (notation and charts); improvisation; bass lines; bow; technique; learning tunes; ear training; music theory.

About Fabrizio

Fabrizio S. was born on May 25, 1990 in Catania, Italy. His interest in music began at a young age, when his father would play him his favorite records. At 14 years old, Fabrizio started playing electric bass, studying with a local teacher in his hometown. After graduating high school, he began h

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September 17, 2019
Nathan
Fabrizio is a great teacher. Helped me out a lot improving my reading and harmony. Thank you!
September 11, 2019
Daniel
Cool guy and great teacher! Highly recommended
September 4, 2019
Qin
I enjoyed taking lessons with him. Very passionate about the bass and very in tune with the student's needs. Only reason I didn't give him 5 stars was because of his location, very difficult to get from Flushing to Harlem.
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Martin N.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
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  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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About Martin

Hello students and parents! I have been teaching bass, guitar, and piano for over 10 years and have been playing all those instruments for over 12 years. I have experience teaching kids as young as five as well as adults. I enjoy having a variety of students. I received a Bachelors in Music f

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February 10, 2019
Joseph Occhiogrosso
I've just started with Martin and I couldn't be happier. He is very knowledgeable and attentive to details in our lessons. He posseses all of the basic qualities of a good teacher. I'm excited that I'm finally playing upright bass.
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David S.

(7)
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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August 8, 2019
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.
July 10, 2019
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.......
November 19, 2018
Ben
David has really tailored our lessons for what I was interested in doing. We are working on technique, musicianship and jazz. He was able to assess quickly where I was at with my skill set and pin point ideas and exercises to help me improve. I'm eager to keep on studying with him!

Meet Online Upright Bass Teachers Serving Ridgewood, NJ

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Amber W.

(19)
Upright Bass
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose
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Experienced Music teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of their instrument and theory skills. I specialize in all styles. Typically, I use a variety of method books to pick from to meet the needs of the students. I also have many tools available to use during lessons.
My students have gone on to NYSSMA and on to college auditions successfully!

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction. I love working with my students

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September 12, 2019
Adrita M.
Amber was very nice.. she knew how to jump in right where my daughter had left her last teacher and became a favorite on the first day. :)
August 21, 2019
Donna
Amber makes lessons challenging and fun. She's got a great teaching style, develops student's confidence, and knows what a student needs to work on to become their best.
June 20, 2019
Alec
She’s wonderful & patient. My son, Alec, is enjoying his lessons.
She also gives good advice on practicing and taking care of the sax.
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Chris B.

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Upright Bass
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris B.

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I've been playing in jazz ensembles, big bands, orchestras, country bands, etc, for more than 15 years. I will guide you to mastery on the upright bass through sound fundamental education and transcription.

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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November 6, 2019
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.
July 25, 2019
Andy H.
Andy loved his lesson and is excited for the next one! Thanks!
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Evan C.

(8)
Upright Bass
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded May 2008 Nota Bene Recipient from RVCC
  • Bachelors in Music from Berklee College of Music
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I work with all students from beginner to advanced.
The goal is to have fun and play music.

About Evan

Evan graduated from Berklee in 2011 and Evan has split the last several years between studio gigs and touring with renown international acts. Evan has worked as the live and studio bassist for Jazz/Pop vocalist Nikki Yanofsky, the touring bassist for Country singer Nicole Frechette, the bassist and

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May 17, 2018
Sahar ..
Kept missing class without any heads up so I had to just wait around and hope he'll show up, ignored my calls and messages to reschedule, so I had to just get a refund from TakeLessons. As a teacher he is good, but very unprofessional behavior in terms of accountability and respect for students' time.
February 21, 2018
Whitney
I’m a super beginner. So far so good! He starts from the beginning and doesn’t make you feel dumb.
May 24, 2016
Billy
Evan was a great Bass teacher. I had fun every lesson and got significantly better at the instrument.

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Ridgewood, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Ridgewood is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $151 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
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"Geoff is a great teacher who focuses on critical detail. Geoff was monumental for my foundation on the double bass. He helped me get into the college of my dreams when I was in high school. I would highly recommend him to any student."
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Took Upright Bass lessons from Geoff B.
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"Mr. Garcia was extreamely knowledgable in his approach to technique. A wonderful quatlity that stood out about Mr. Garcia inside and outside of the studio is his humility, which creates a safe, fun and enjoyable learning environment. He is directive yet encouraging when it comes to striving towards the standards of excellence he belives his students are capable of achieving."
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"Brian's knowledge and passion for teaching make him a valuable music instructor. His professional life as a Jazz musician in New York displays his high level of performance and his proficiency in different styles. I strongly recommend him as a teacher for you and for your kids."
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Took Upright Bass lessons from Brian V.
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"Oliver was patient with my slow internet connection and willing to try different things to make it work. He gave me great tips to help me develop better technique, and was very encouraging. I really appreciated his perspective and skill and am so excited to be progressing with my playing!"
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Took Upright Bass lessons from Oliver H.
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"Daniel is an accomplished Bassist, with the patience of a saint. He is Very knowledgeable about the history, and all aspects of the instrument, as well as teaching and explaining the playing technique and music theory. He is excellent with the bow on the upright bass as well!"
- Allan
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"Justine was great, communicative, prompt and my daughter had a great time!"
- Jordan
Took Upright Bass lessons from Justine D.
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"He was great! Maggy is learning so much! So glad we found Mark"
- Maggy
Took Upright Bass lessons from Mark L.
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"I've known Eli for a long time. We have had many discussions exchanging teaching techniques and philosophies. It has always been apparent to me that he puts a lot of thought into each of his students to find what will best allow them to succeed. I have even received a short lesson from him. He was very patient and clear. Highly recommend!"
- Owen
Took Upright Bass lessons from Eli B.
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"Norman was extremely qualified and talented. His lessons were suited to my individual needs and he answered the questions and worked with me to make the most out of my level and limited lesson time. I have learned a great deal and this experience with Norman was well worth the time and money. I am grateful for his lessons."
- Paul
Took Upright Bass lessons from Dr. Norman L.
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"Eli is awesome! Taking lessons with him has allowed me to explore all my different musical interests in depth, and has opened my eyes to the subtle and beautiful nuances that playing classical music requires. He's helped me make music with this instrument that I didn't even know I was capable of making. He's a great teacher, and and an insanely talented bassist."
- Kirby
Took Upright Bass lessons from Eli B.
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