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Cory J.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor's in Music, Guitar Performance from Hunter College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cory J.

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I've been playing bass guitar for about 6 years, playing in a variety of styles and getting to know the instrument as a writing tool.

About Cory

Hello and welcome all! My name is Cory Jacobs, I'm a Brooklyn born guitarist, educator, and composer, and I'm thrilled that you are reading this, because that means you're interested in pursuing music. I have been teaching and performing for around ten years, and plan on teaching for the rest of my

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Peter
Cory was an excellent, energetic, and helpful instructor! I was picking up guitar from scratch, and his approach was easy going and approachable. Able to provide insight and information on the greater complexities and intricacies of advanced guitar play while imparting the fundamentals and building blocks to establish a foundation of skills & knowledge.
Mary B.
Cory is an excellent teacher. He is thoughtful and has plenty of patience in his teaching methods. My daughter has progressed an awful lot in such a short time. She really enjoys learning to play the guitar with his guidance. I would highly recommend Cory to anyone who would like to learn to play guitar.
Tanmay
Cory is very clearly extremely knowledgeable about a breadth of music, and is also a very enthusiastic teacher.
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Nick R.

25 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaching since 1985
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Nick R.

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Electric bass guitar

Genres:
-jazz
-funk
-rock
-blues
-R & B
-funk
-reggae
-folk
-heavy metal

**FInger style and flat pick

About Nick

Professor Nick R. (guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, dobro/resonator/slide, lap steel, tenor guitar, baritone resonator, bass, drums, composition) is currently the adjunct professor at Essex College, Jazz clinician for over 19 years via Kupferberg Center (Queens College) and has been on the staff a

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Bob
On 10/7/2019 I had my first banjo lesson with Nick Russo. Nick created a calm, relaxed atmosphere in his studio, he was clear when he gave me instructions about technique, and he was incredibly patient when demonstrating the correct way to play a particular passage. His knowledge of music theory in general, and of the five-string banjo in particular, is very impressive. I would recommend him highly both to a banjo beginner and to anyone (like myself) who is in need of a refresher course. I should mention that I have also taken lessons from Nick on the lap steel guitar, an instrument that I do not know well. Nick’s expertise on this rather obscure instrument, his teaching ability, and – it is worth mentioning again – his patience, made these sessions very enjoyable and productive. He is, by any measure, an outstanding instructor. He is also very nice guy, who clearly enjoys working with his students.
Fadila
Our daughter has taken classes with Nick as part of her after school program with a larger group of kids. After the COVID-19 situation she continued having classes via zoom, and she very much wanted to do so. We observed great progress in both her musical skills and her desire to continue engaging with the instrument, ukulele in this case. The transition between in person and online class went smoothly, and Nick's follow up emails made sure we are on track with topics covered as well as the homework. Nick has a lot of patience and he's ways of engaging with Students are at age appropriate.
We continued ukulele classes online in a small group (2x1) and we are absolutely happy with our decision to continue taking ukulele lessons with Nick.
Jim
I have been taking guitar lessons with Nick Russo since February 2018. In my opinion, Nick Russo is a terrific musician and an outstanding teacher. He is an active gigging musician with an encyclopedic knowledge of music theory and music history and is well-versed in various types of music including,but not limited to classical, jazz, metal, folk, world music, etc., etc. Nick comes from a musical family and is very passionate about music, and this comes accross loud and clear in his lessons.He lives and breathes music.

I came to Nick after taking lessons for several years with another teacher. I liked this teacher very much, and the lessons only ended because the teacher moved to another geographic location. Although I did like this teacher, the lessons were starting to get stale and repetitious. When I started working with Nick that feeling was turned around. Lessons with Nick are very stimulating and interesting. Although Nick knows sight reading and theory well, he places a great emphasis on aural (ear) training. I have worked with him learning intervals, scales and songs, using my ears instead of my head. It’s a little hard to explain, but it’s a very organic kind of way to learn music. You learn the instrument more intuitively and I have had a number of’ “aha” moments when some pattern or connection or aspect of theory makes sense in a deep way. In the time that I’ve worked with Nick, my knowledge of the fretboard, and my ability to figure things out by ear has improved tremendously although I still have a long way to go.

Nick is also an incredibly kind and compassionate person, and he has shown a great deal of patience when working with me. If I don’t understand something he will try to break it down or present it in such a way that it finally makes sense to me. He has also worked a lot with me on my technique, and has tried to help me play more efficiently and ergonomically. Earlier in my guitar playing career, I developed

tendonitis in my left hand from playing. In addition, I have chronic lower back problems. Nick has made numerous helpful suggestions so that I don’t exacerbate these problems or injure myself again. One suggestion that was particularly helpful was to use a bass guitar strap for my electric guitar. Because the bass strap is much wider than a regular guitar strap, the weight is more evenly distributed across my back, resulting in less back strain.

I began my lessons with Nick face-to-face, but this changed to video due to the coronavirus pandemic. We utilize Skype and it seems to work pretty well, although there’s no substitute for meeting in person. Nick seems very adept at working in this modality. For example, he will have me position the camera so he can see how I am playing something. He will also provide close-ups of his own fingering to show me how he is playing something. In addition, Nick sends his students notes regarding the most salient points of each session. This is something he did even prior to the pandemic. Nick allows me to audio tape the sessions, and when I am able to go through the tape I gain an even deeper understanding of whatever was covered.

In short I feel that Nick is great person and a terrific teacher and that I was very lucky to have found him. I would recommend him to anyone with no reservation.

Chris B.

3 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) from New York University
  • Teaching since 1998
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Chris B.

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My approach to teaching involves combining work on technical fundamentals and transcription. I find that starting with detailed technical practice makes the achievement of a player's goals quicker, and transcribing from recordings adds real playing experience and is invaluable for building musical vocabulary.

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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Alex S.
He's very knowledgeable and able to adapt to the student's needs. I highly recommend him.
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.
Andy H.
Andy loved his lesson and is excited for the next one! Thanks!

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Aldrin E.

67 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aldrin E.

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If you love music and have the passion it takes to learn to play an instrument I'll be honored to have you as a student. Whether you want to take Piano, Guitar, Singing or Violin Lessons, we will work closely with you to help you gain the confidence you need to perform at a very good level.

I am a musician from the Conservatory of Bellas Artes in Colombia and a Music Producer from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. My Career began when I was 12 years old playing Piano and today I work among world known musicians.

Most of our students are from the South Florida area. Our pricing is reasonable and I can create custom packages to accommodate your budget.

About Aldrin

If you love music and have the passion it takes to learn to play an instrument I'll be honored to have you as a student. Whether you want to take Piano, Guitar, Singing or Violin Lessons, we will work closely with you to help you gain the confidence you need to perform at a very good level. I a

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Amanda K
Very good teacher! I’m happy with him teaching my daughter. She is learning quick thanks to Aldrin’s teaching method.
Catalina
Best teacher! My son is 7 years old and had never played piano before and Aldrin has been able to get him to play very good for his age. I’m very happy to have found Aldrin here.

Marcelo M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
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 wel

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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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Andrea B.

124 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian, Sicilian
  • Awarded Best Filmscore from International Salunto Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrea B.

124 Reviews
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I can teach you how to play with fingers and pick, walking bass Lines for blues or jazz, popular rock and pop songs.

About Andrea

I have been teaching professionally for the past 15 years and love it. Academically, I hold two degrees (production & performance) cum laude at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music in Massachusetts and have ever since worked as a guitarist, bassist and producer. I was fortunate enough to work

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Nikki P.
Andrea is the best. He does a great job of meeting you where you are. His lessons are informal, helpful, and fun. Let him know what you'd like to accomplish and he'll get you there. I'm excited to continue working with Andrea - I suggest getting started right away. Thanks Andrea!!!
Marcela
Best instructor ever!
Antonio Ibarra
Very knowledgeable person.
With lots of patience.
Highly recommended.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Elmont 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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"Eric is great! My teenage daughter has really enjoyed learning guitar and bass from him. He is very patient and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend working with him."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"I had my first lesson with Theresa today. I am very impressed. She's very friendly and has a deep knowledge of bass and music in general - she showed me some finger exercises for flexibility, we discusses various picking/plucking techniques and went over general bass playing basics (scales, metronome work) for me to practice. We also had a discussion about how great we think John Entwistle is :)

I am very pleased and look forward to growing as a musician under her tutelage."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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"David has been a great teacher for my son. He's learned so much in a short amount of time."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from David B.
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"Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from David M.
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"Greg is really a teacher of teachers. He does a splendid job!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I had the pleasure to take bass lessons with Paul for several years. He was knowledgable, attentive, and patient while at the same time always advocating for me to challenge myself. I learned some great fundamental skills and how to come up with my own bass lines to incorporate into the band I play with. I highly recommend Paul if you are interested in getting better at the bass!"
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"The girls love guitar lessons with Greg. He creates a fun learning experience that fits each child’s personality."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Tim is a wonderful teacher. He's very knowledgeable and is an excellent teacher."
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"Andrew is the coolest, most easy-going professional out there. He teaches you at your own pace, guiding you effectively through techniques, music theory, or simply learning your favorite songs (I gave him a challenging song to teach me and he was not only prepared, but excited and enthusiastic). A fantastic teacher through and through!"
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