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Vincent C.

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Staten Island, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
  • Ph.D M.A M.S. from Staten Island Collge, Capella University,Marylebone University
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Vincent C.

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Learn to play know the fret board, and read music. When you feel that you are getting this you can write your own music I also teach students how to write their own music and have fun doing it

About Vincent

Dr. Vince is a musician, guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, and a producer. Vince has three cds out with one in Germany. Dr. Vince has two master degrees one in music and in education with a PhD in Music Vince was produced by" Badfingers" Joey Molland, which was the Beatles first band signed to

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Duke P.
Excellent first lesson. Vincent is an excellent teacher and extremely knowledgeable with multiple instruments!
Frankiegny
I find Vincent to be a very good and patient teacher. He has a nice easy way of teaching.
nataliya
My daughter loves the lessons. Dr Vincent is great teacher

John G.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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John G.

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I am a professional Electric Bassist, and I have been playing throughout the country for 16 years. I play jazz, rock, pop, singer songwriter, funk, r&b and Latin music. I have experience playing many different situations, including clubs, churches, private events, weddings and recordings.

About John

Since moving to New York City in 2005, John has been one of the most in-demand bassists and teachers in New York. John attended Manhattan School of Music, studying bass with Larry Ridley and Jay Anderson while studying piano and composition with Garry Dial and Richard Sussman. After graduation

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Brandon S.
Very knowledgeable, patient and does a great job explaining technique and music theory. He's been great at helping provide the glue that ties my skills together.
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Dave M.

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Elmhurst, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Drama Studies from SUNY Purchase College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dave M.

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Bass Guitar is the sweet spot between rhythm and melody. Learning that bass is not just a low-end guitar, but a pivot between the drummer and guitarist(s) in the band, you'll find yourself listening to and playing music from an all new, entirely unique perspective. I've been playing bass for 15 years, and have found of my session work as a bass player. Being able to keep the beat while enhancing and shaping the melody of a song is key, and on top of various techniques, that will be the focus of our lessons.

About Dave

Hi, my name is Dave, and I've been teaching guitar & bass for almost 15 years. Working as a professional musician, I've made the time to teach students of all ages. Teaching has been my passion alongside performing since I first picked up an instrument, and I look forward to meeting and working wit

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Elena
I feel lucky we found Dave! My son who is 11 yo was having a hard time with his other piano teacher. Dave is patient, friendly and encouraging. What I really love is that Dave notices where my son is having a problem and comes up with exercises to work on that issue!
Julian
Dave is a great teacher and has helped me for 2 years whenever I have a problem he takes time out of the lesson to help me on a specific instruction. He pushes me to do better but we still go at a place we’re I am comfortable.
Adam
My kids loved Dave and can’t wait for him to come back!

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David W.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Science from Charter Oak State College
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David W.

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I played in a number of bands as a bassist, here are some genres:
North Africa
Jazz
Funk/Soul
Gospel
Folk
Electronic
Latin

About David

Hi there, and thanks for viewing my TakeLessons profile! I am excited to be a part of the team in Berkeley, CA. I started teaching lessons while in music school for Classical Guitar in 1996. From 1998 onwards, I played with a variety of musicians from Africa and Latin America, as well the as gr

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Mariano
I've been taking lessons with David for more than 2 years, he's amazing... he's very knowledgeable, patient, knows how to explain difficult concepts and can adapt to a broad range of topics, covering different areas that I'm interested on, including music theory, songwriting, guitar and bass, and music production.

David is both a professional musician and an experienced instructor, and you can tell the difference that makes in every class.

We started with at-home classes, but switched to online during the pandemic and that's working pretty good for me to.

I'd recommend David to anyone looking to learn a new instrument, get better at it or expand their music knowledge in general.
George McKale
Simply put, David is a great teacher. His lessons incorporated the perfect blend of theory and patience while opening up new horizons on the fret board. His style of teaching is very flexible so that one can hone in on what excites them. For me, that was jazz and David made a huge difference in my creativity.
Selina
David did a wonderful job, teaching me bass via Zoom with a lot of focus on what I wanted to do. Even though my interests ranged from technical to classical to theoretical to funk, he always had something he could show me and proved to have great knowledge of the instrument as well as of music theory and history. I would recommend him to anyone.
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David W.

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Teaches Online
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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David W.

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I absolutely love teaching... nothing brings me more pleasure than to see the progress of my students. I like to start someone off learning solos and standard bass repertoire while also reinforcing their playing with some great technique, so they can get those flashy chops! no matter what level they’re at! Especially if they have auditions coming up on their radar.. I will help as much as I can so that we can succeed. Please call or text my phone whenever because I am 100% committed. I will also always be demonstrating with my own instrument so a student can see and also hear how to achieve the sound they desire.

(I TEACH ELECTRIC BASS AND UPRIGHT BASS)

About David

David Weiss is Double Bassist and also Electric bassist with Masters/Bachelors in music Performance. David has a great deal experience teaching and also performing. David has vigorous passion and commitment towards the student and they’re progress. David Weiss is a Groupmuse solo artist. Former Tem

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Ian
One of the best bassists I know his age! Must take lessons with him!
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David S.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Summit, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Summit is $66. 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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"Wow! My son had absolutely NO prior experience and after just 4 lesson's he was rocking it and even reading music! Steven is absolutely wonderful with teens. My son looked forward to every lesson. Best teacher ever!!!!!"
Linda
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Steven S.
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"Greg is a great teacher- listening- understanding - keeping it real - and intent on helping you set and reach your goals as a player. Pulling from life and from the stage helps makes for a well rounded instructor."
MichaelMc
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very patient instruction for my 10 year old son."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"Within just 3 lessons, Oliver has help correct many bad habits and he's helped to form best practices."
Emma Estoque
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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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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"Rob is great!

Rob is great. His teaching style is informal and comfortable. He is very laid back. Rob is very patient with beginning students and can really coax their talent from them. I've seen him with more experienced students too, and their sessions seemed to be almost a jam session.
Rob has taught my son since he decided to take up the Bass and so we have known Rob for many years and have become friends. We've seen him perform in a lot of venues. He can sound like Paul McCartney or John Lennon as a Beatle or Geddy Lee in Rush. I'm sure he can surprise me with his stylistic range. Even as a bassist, which usually are very staid, he leads the group with his vocals.
He can act too, and make us laugh with just the right timing.
As a teacher, you can't do better than Rob."
Dean
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"David is a fantastic bassist. Every time I play with David, I am amazed how he plays solid groove and touching lines. He has good ear too, so it’s truly enjoyable to interplay with him.
Very contributive, patient, and friendly. David brought me a lot of ideas and consideration in detail. Nice guy!!"
Tomoya
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Great instruction. Lots of knowledge. Great guy."
Jamie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Shon M.
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"I cannot ask for a better teacher for my son! Jesse is charismatic teacher and a role model."
Irina Z.
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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"Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive"
Joe
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Peter B.
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