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Matt O.

Endicott, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt O.

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The bass is so under rated. Musicians may crack jokes about us, but you know what we bassists have? Gigs. Bassists get gigs.

People talk like the bass is so boring because we play repetitive bass lines, but guess what? Outside the solos, all the other instruments play repetitive things too. So don't let that push you away. Bassists may think they don't get the spotlight often because of a lack of solos, but, most bassists don't play like they are in the spotlight. Go watch Steve Harris, Flea, or Joe Dart command the stage, even with their repetitive basslines.

The bass and drums are two of the best instruments to learn if your goal is to play with a group. Drums and bass are almost exclusively support musicians, rely extremely heavily on rhythm and are the ones really driving a band.

With most modern music (pop, rock, blues, metal, folk, rap, etc.) there are only a handful of basic patterns and chord progressions that get used. Like no matter what kind of building is ...

About Matt

Aside from being proficient at a craft, a good teacher needs the skill of communication. Being the best physicist in the world doesn't make you the best physics teacher. Knowing how to do something and knowing how to make other people understand it are two very different skills. Lets be honest,

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Kellen H.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Music- Jazz Studies from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kellen H.

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I knew I wanted to play bass when I was 12 and heard the bassline for Bob Marley's Stir It Up. I've been playing ever since then. The primary attraction to bass for me is the groove, and that's what I like to emphasize (which I think is severely neglected in standard music education). I have studied theory and composition extensively and like to tie those elements in and show where the bass fits into any situation harmonically and rhythmically. Most importantly teaching is a fun and rewarding experience for me and my students. I love to teach and get my bass students grooving!

About Kellen

I believe this is a great time to be a musician. I have come of age as a musician in a time when music making and the music industry have shifted dramatically. There are many positives in this shift, with new oppurtinites opening up for musicians. I also see these changes not being addressed in

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Sylvia
Great teacher! Kellen has made me really excited about the guitar again.
Jon
Kellen is a great instructor. He explains musical ideas in an way that I qet quickly. I'll show him a song and he'll pick it up and teach it to me right away. I would definitely recommend him!
Susan
I had been playing guitar for a while, mostly learning songs and chord changes on my own. I wanted to take lessons to work on composing my own songs, and this is where Kellen really helped me. He had a lot of ideas and suggestions that were really helpful in trying to create a unique composing style. He's a trained musician, and it shows when he helps me with music theory and exposing me to lots of different styles of music.

Derek V.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Guitar Performance from University of Colorado
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Derek V.

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Bring it on!

About Derek

TEACHING MISSION: Capture the joy of playing music. Inspire continual playing and/or practice, regardless of student's lifestyle/career choices. I start the first lesson with a student wish list (songs, goals, etc) and every lesson we take significant steps towards the goals. Skills: Guitar/Man

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Brian B.
Wonderful, great experience!
Very satisfied
Laura
Super Knowledgable. Psyched to learn more.
Dennis
Derek is a very knowledgable instructor, easy to talk to, and I found his teaching technique is very motivating. He set realistic practice goals for the next session, which will require me to do my part, but that's the reason we show up, to learn how to play a musical instrument.
I highly recommend him.

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Chris S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, German
  • B.A. in English and American Literature from University of South Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chris S.

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The bass guitar is one of my favorite instruments! There is so much variability in what the bass can do in a piece of music, and when you take bass guitar lessons with me, you'll learn all the fun techniques that will make you a pro-level bass player. Our lessons will start with the basics, but my curriculum for the bass is designed to maximize your understanding of your new instrument and have you playing along with your favorite songs within your first to second month!

About Chris

A short history of my experience with music and education: The first instrument I learned to play was the guitar in 2001. I played the guitar on the worship team at FBC of Midway in Plant City, FL from 2001 to 2005. I began teaching private music lessons in 2003. I played bass guitar in

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Duran H.
CHRIS was awesome!!! My first lesson was with a guitar that I’d had for years, he fixed the guitar so that I would have something to practice on, whilst he fixed the guitar he didn’t forget why he was there and went over notes and chords etc, After fixing my guitar we had time to go over the gchord and I pretty much had it as he was walking out the door. I’m very pleased!!!
Adam C.
Chris is a wonderful instructor. I took music recording lessons from him and it was very informative and relaxed.
Travis
Chris is very knowledgeable, patient, and very thorough! I have had an amazing experience and would highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn guitar or improve their skills.

VIK M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French, Arabic, Armenian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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VIK M.

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35+ Years of experience in live music performance, recording and production, education/instruction, clinician, product R&D

Aside from Rock, Pop, Top 40, R&B, Funk and Jazz, I specialize in ethnic /folk styles of Armenian, Assyrian, Arabic, Greek, Persian/Iranian, Turkish, Kurdish and Fusion of Ethnic/Pop/Jazz/Rock/R&B.

About VIK

35+ Years of experience in live music performance, recording and production, education/instruction, clinician, product R&D . Previous teaching positions include Musician’s Institute (MI / BIT) in Hollywood CA , Yamaha School of Music in Encino CA and AGBU school in Canoga Park CA. Multiple endors

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Lucy
Hired Vik to give ongoing bass lessons to my 10 year old, I couldn’t be happier !!!
Gary
Exceeded my expectations ! Very knowledgeable, professional and patient ! Highly recommended for all student levels.
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Joe R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Education/ Vocal Performance from Millersville University
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Joe R.

8 Reviews
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I play bass guitar as a member of "The Morris Oakley Band", a 5 piece classic rock cover band. My knowledge of music theory translates perfectly to the bass.

About Joe

Hello! I've been singing since before I can remember and playing instruments for almost as long. I have a passion for music. Whether it's being onstage at York Little Theatre, directing the church choir in Red Lion, or paying with one of several local and regional bands, I love music and performing

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Zachary
First lesson was great, Joe took the time to understand me and my goals and I left with an idea of what to work on to improve. Great first lesson!
Megan M.
Very experienced and very helpful just after the first lesson! I felt encouraged to try new things and make mistakes to learn from them.
Michael
Joe has significantly helped me in preparation for becoming a cantor at my church. I greatly appreciate his expertise and his support that gave me the confidence necessary to pursue my interest in singing.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Castle Creek, NY

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Castle Creek is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Very knowledgeable and patient. Fun to work with and a super nice guy! Stayed with him leaning multiple instruments I highly recommend him."
Gregg
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"My son was very happy with Jonathan's approach and is excited to learn the proper way to play bass."
Aaron
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Greg helped me start playing bass and to progress to the level where I'm playing on my church's worship team 2x per month with comfort and fun! He's very knowledgeable and easy to learn from."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"if patience is a virtue ... Andrew is a saint. encouraging, but firm. inspires student to explore creative and fun aspects of playing while still focusing on the technical. upbeat even on the difficult days so struggles don't make you feel like giving up but push you to succeed."
Denise
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew C.
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"Simply the Best or one of the Best Bass Teacher I ever had in my whole life !!!!
I've never learned so much from him, Thank you Akos ! !"
Miguel
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Lots of info she gives in detail....very awesome...."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Paul has been EXCELLENT. I've learned an incredible amount from him and gained much more confidence in what I knew from past training. Highly accommodating and encouraging. I'd recommend him in a flash."
Abraham
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Great teacher and very knowledgeable. Laid back but still pushes you beyond your current comfort zone with each lesson. Always felt I learned something new and important each time to help with my development as a beginner bass player!"
Chinonye Nwaokelemeh
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Billy H.
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"VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE. ...AND PATIENT....look forward to all my remaining lessons with Nick"
DAR
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nicholas C.
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"John's been great so far--very knowledgable and willing to change pace/style/material to suit te student's needs and preferences. I will be re-upping!"
Sameer
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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