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David S.

12 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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 -- 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 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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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.
Kailie
David was/is a great guitar teacher ! I came to him with some knowledge on how to strum but he completely transformed my technique... making it easier & better to play! I’m looking forward to continuing my lessons with him & improving my guitar skill!! I Highly recommend David !
Jay
Very grateful to have found David on this site and add to the chorus of great reviews. I have entered the world of music through the bass guitar with David's instruction and am already hooked. Bass is a fascinating (and challenging) instrument so I appreciate working with a professional who caters to beginners. I am looking forward to exploring more about music with each lesson and gaining more confidence playing this instrument. Thanks David!
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Ben R.

9 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • Teaching since 2012
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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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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!
Sandra S.
Ben has character attributes one would like to find in a teacher, knowledge, patience and presence! Looking forward to our next lesson. Thanks Ben!
Aena
Fantastic, patient and kind ukelele instructor. I recommend Ben without reservation.
Thanks Ben!
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Sean H.

27 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Jazz Studies from San Diego State University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Sean H.

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I've been playing bass professionally in pop, rock, and jazz settings for several years, and strive to teach all of my students how to best express themselves musically. If you would like to play in a band, learn how to write songs, or even learn to improvise, I can help you achieve your musical goals.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and hav

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Joshua
Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend.
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Karl L.

6 Reviews
West New York, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Master's, Music from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Marcelo M.

13 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Performance/Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
  • 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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Vincent C.

16 Reviews
Staten Island, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaching since 1976
  • 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 A

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Artemis
Vincent is casual and friendly and knows his stuff! A great instructor across many instruments and genres
Lydia H.
Taking lessons with Dr. Vince is a pleasure. His enthusiasm and love of music is infectious, and I very much appreciate how seriously he takes me and my music! Thank you, Dr. Vince!
Duke P.
Excellent first lesson. Vincent is an excellent teacher and extremely knowledgeable with multiple instruments!

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Westwood, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Westwood is $67. 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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"If there was anyway to give John 6 stars I would! John is the best teacher and also a really great guy all around. John is very knowledgeable and I learned a lot from my lessons with him. John is a very patient instructor which helped make the lessons better. I would be remiss not to mention his cool cat Mr. Buttons who would often come down just to listen in on our lessons and even the occasional jam session we would have afterwards. Thank you for all that you do John!"
Melvin
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Greg is a very gifted musician and easily translates his talents to teaching his students. I appreciated his willingness to cater to my needs as an adult student with very little musical instruction/training. I highly recommend Greg for developing your new musical talents."
Ryan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I have watched Greg interact with people of all ages. Not only is he very patient with them, he also listens to them. He is always very encouraging in their every efforts.
I would highly recommend him as an teacher/ instructor.
He is constantly looking for ways to improve and learn himself, and will share his knowledge."
Kathy Lamping
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg is a fantastic teacher! He meets his students at their level and is positive, enthusiastic and flexible to each student's needs. He taught both of my sons, who are very different personalities, and they still love to use the talents he brought out of them. I highly recommend Greg's lessons."
Doug
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Phillips teaching is very low key and suttle but very effective. I am astounded at how much he has taught me in a few weeks."
Orlando
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Nicole is an amazing teacher. She is so encouraging and very good at what she does. I would recommend her to anyone of any age who would like to learn to play an instrument. She makes the lessons so much fun! Do yourself a favor and book with Nicole!"
Christina H.
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nicole C.
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"We were excited to find Greg on here for our son’s ukulele lessons! He has been an extremely patient and encouraging teacher!"
Deanna
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Mark has been a great teacher for my first year! He's not only a bass teacher but a school music teacher also and knows many instruments. I highly recommend him!"
Steven
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mark L.
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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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"I’m a drummer, and my experience with Greg is playing worship together.
He’s one of the best bassists I’ve ever played with.
He’s got a fantastic ear and great musical knowledge.
I would definitely recommend taking lessons from him if you’re looking to pick up a new instrument or are wanting to improve on what you already know."
Paul
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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