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Avi B.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Avi B.

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The bass guitar doesn't get a lot of love. That's unfortunate, because playing bass is an incredible feeling. It's a foundational instrument and bringing that sense of stability to a song can make it go from sounding okay to sounding like real music you hear on the radio.

My bass students are taught the foundational skills and techniques, but also the rhythm and feel of playing bass. An instrument with a fairly low barrier to entry, bass is one of the best ways to get playing quickly. Will you pick up the bass today?

About Avi

***COVID-19 UPDATE: Until authorities have deemed it safe, all of my lessons will take place online. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this strange and important time.*** Greetings! My name’s Avi and I’m committed to getting you to rock your heart out as quickly as possible. My

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David N.
Avi has been teaching me for four months and somehow he has turned me into a semi-decent guitar player. I didn’t think it was possible to make so much progress so fast but it’s all due to Avi. I cannot imagine a better teacher. Knowledgeable, patient, kind and just has a way to take music from a page to the student’s hands. If I could give Avi six stars, I would.
Clay B.
Awesome first lesson with Avi! Natural ability to connect with kids!
Cody
Really great teacher, explains really well.

André C.

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New York, NY
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Master in Jazz Performance - Double Bass from Manhattan School of Music
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André C.

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First of all, I want to know what are the students wills and objectives in music. Understand why they want to learn music and what are their interests. This is a major thing to me, to know the student. After that, I work my way by giving the student material that will improve their skills and knowledge. This can be done by several methods (classical, Jazz, etc) that I have or by assignments that I will create in order to solve specific problems. I also want to focus on specific music interests that the student have, by giving repertoire and musical examples that will motivated them.

About André

I'm a motivated and good listener teacher who loves to see his students accomplish their objectives. I have a Masters degree in Jazz from the Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor in Classical Double Bass from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria. I'm a active musician, bo

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Nick
Andre is the most amazing instructor! He is very helpful and incredibly knowledgeable. I was a complete beginner and he was happy to walk up and down complex ideas so I could understand them well.
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Isaac L.

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New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Isaac L.

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My primary goal with all of my students is to help them make great music that is true to themselves. I also try to stick with a sound-before-symbol approach to learning music. What this means for my teaching is a focus on training both the ears and technique. I always prefer a more personalized approach to teaching, working with students to find repertoire that speaks to them and improves their musicality and technique.

About Isaac

As I’ve developed my teaching style over the last ten years, I’ve found myself zeroing in on a few key qualities I want to cultivate in my students and in my self. These include great ears, a high proficiency on the instrument, and a strong and interactive sense of musicality. At the center of my p

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Jeffrey
Isaac knows his stuff. He has been great in teaching music theory and piano. Easy to get in contact with and flexible in scheduling.
Greg A.
Isaac is an excellent teacher and is highly recommended. His method is not centered on drills, music reading or repetition, but rather on getting an understanding of how the notes, chords work together. In so doing, the student gets a great understanding of theory and it opens the door to improvisation. In addition he's very patient with folks such as myself who don't come to class with a deep understanding of music theory.
Victoria Danberg
I have just begun lessons with Isaac. He is an excellent teacher; attuned to my needs, very good at explaining things, patient, very good at getting me to understand what I need to know. I look forward to learning upright bass with him!

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George C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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George C.

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Fingers or a pick? Why did you you choose electric bass over the guitar? I’ll help you understand the role of a bass guitar and show you basic techniques to those catchy fills that have been remembered for decades.

Beginner level: technique and positioning is paramount. I prefer to use fingers over a pick to begin with but it is purely your choice. I will start from one position (left hand) and work with the right amount of finger strength (both hands), timing of notes, and coordination. A plethora of popular songs can be played in just one spot on the fret!

Next, I will incorporate some simple theory and show you how to move around the fretboard comfortably by shifting or sliding and really emphasize cooperation with the right hand. You want to make those notes shine and “mean it”. You are the band’s “anchor” and you Must listen to your bandmates (even if you are just jamming to your favorite songs).

My goal is to make you feel comfortable in your role and get the ...

About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ now and attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA where I played with many talented individuals and learned from some of the

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.

Lola M.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lola M.

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Each lesson is tailored to fit each individual student. We will cover genres of music that's of interest to you, using music you enjoy most so learning the bass will be fun.

About Lola

I have more than 30 years of musical experience. I’ve taught guitar, piano, bass, and theater in private schools, art schools and I’m currently teaching at Classic Axe Guitar Gallery in Gainesville, VA. I’ve taught over 250 students in all levels of experience, tailoring each lesson to fit each stu

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McKenzie
Can’t say enough about Mrs Lola ! My daughter Kenzie is learning so fast and is super excited about her lessons.
martha M.
She is the worst tried calling her multiple times never answered only took my money doesn't want to return it or return my calls the worst !! Experience I have ever had.. My daughter was very excited and you made this very stressful gor her..
nick
Lola is a professional at what she does. From the moment I walked into my first lesson, I could tell she was very knowledgeable about music. Beyond music, she is a very kind and welcoming woman who is patient and understanding. She talks with you and really cares about what you're saying. She is a great teacher for anyone of all levels of experience in music and I recommend her for everyone.
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Colleen H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Colleen H.

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I have been teaching mainly Guitar and Bass Guitar for about 8 years. My lessons are tailored to not only include the foundations needed to become a solid player, but also include the styles and songs you actually want to learn! Every student is different. So, I like to adapt my lessons as much as possible to not only the way each student learns, but also the goals and interests they have. I want to get you to the point that you can play the songs you love as soon as possible and have fun doing it! Whether you are 8 years old, 18 years old or 48 years old, I'd love to teach you!

About Colleen

My music journey began at 10 years old with piano lessons. At 16, I started learning to play guitar and sing as a part of my church worship team. Then in college I decided to study music professionally. My primary focus was Guitar, Bass Guitar and Voice. Since then, my passion instrument has de

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"As a middle-aged guy who has played drums all my life, I wanted to add the bass guitar to my repertoire. Hayes is exactly the right guy and was able to show me how to get off to a quick start and then be able to add to my skills as I keep playing. I would recommend him highly!"
George
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Hayes H.
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"Great Groove. So many styles.

I've had the chance to work with Stephen a number of times and I am always impressed with how comfortable he is in such a range of musical settings. This is particularly evident if you get to see him perform with his band Todo Mundo (that every one should check out). I can't list all the styles they borrow from but I can tell you the feel is always spot on - thanks to Stephen."
Jordan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Stephen G.
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"Dustin Newbold began teaching my son guitar lessons when my son was 10 years old and continued for the past 6 years. He taught him to play the electric guitar, the acoustic and then the bass guitar. Dustin taught him tabs, chords and reading music. He became affluent in each of them.

My daughter began taking violin lessons with Dustin and then took trumpet lessons. She progressed so much in such a short amount of time.

Dustin has a tremendous love for music and is such a talented musician. His love for music is apparent and quickly spread to both of my children. He chooses music that they like to play and that keeps their interest and causes them to practice without prompting. I have always been amazed at how quickly they advanced with their talent and knowledge and how much they enjoyed going to their lessons. My only regret is that he moved away from our area. I would highly recommend Dustin Newbold to anyone of any age seeking to begin learning a musical instrument or advancing in their own personal knowledge."
Angie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Dustin N.
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"We were so lucky to have been referred to Tommy. Our middle school son wanted to branch out from playing the upright/classic bass, to electric bass and acoustic guitar. Tommy worked with our son for nearly 2 years. Tommy was always reliable, always prompt, always polite and 100% committed to the music and to our son's personal progress & improvement. He was always flexible, upbeat and easy to work with...with the patience of a saint...esp. for the parent who knows nothing about guitar. A huge talent!"
Jen
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"Great instruction the ultimate in patience. He has a way of teaching that really challenged and put me on a great path of learning. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Jesse
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"I had my first lesson with Benjamin last night, and I’m already playing better!! Clear, concise, and you can tell he really loves to teach - can’t wait for my next lesson!!"
Robert
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Benjamin Y.
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"Eric is very nice an patient, i am making solid progress under his instruction."
Ziliang Che
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric L.
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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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"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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"Paul’s knowledge base goes well beyond bass — as a high school English teacher, my interest in learning bass guitar was inspired by a love of the hip writings of the Beat Generation and an interest in their jazzy rhythms. The enthusiasm I brought to our lessons was met & surpassed by Paul, who thrilled to share historical anecdotes and highlights of the era, ultimately teaching me bass basics with a personalized Beat angle. The best teachers I’ve known seek student connection in order to individualize instruction. That’s how Paul rolls."
Bryan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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