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Chris B.

3 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) from New York University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Chris B.

3 Reviews
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I've been playing in jazz ensembles, big bands, orchestras, country bands, etc, for more than 15 years. I will guide you to mastery on the upright bass through sound fundamental education and transcription.

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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Andrea V.

14 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Master of Music Degree in Performance with a Concentration in Jazz from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrea V.

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Being an active and experienced musician gives me the necessary knowledge to know what is needed on order to become a better musician. Also having over 20 years of teaching experience allows me to tailor my knowledge to the need of every particular student. I really enjoy to transfer my knowledge and solve the unique musical problem that every student encounter during their musical path.

About Andrea

Bassist and composer Andrea performs extensively within the improvised music scene, across a broad spectrum of genres. His instrumental tone, sensitivity and imagination, and melodic approach to a supposedly clumsy instrument brought him to perform and record with many established musicians. Based

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Glen F.
The first lesson was great
Gabriela
I am truly happy to have chosen Andrea as my teacher. Not only he has an intelligent approach on how to introduce and teach the Italian language, he is also very polite, friendly and accommodating. It’s a real pleasure to learn from him!
Marta
I had my first English lesson with Andrea and it was very useful for me. I think that he pointed on my problem. He's a keen observer.

Pablo K.

2 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA- Music from CCNY
  • Teaching since 2018
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Pablo K.

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Just like many aspiring musicians, I know what it's like to struggle to improve, only to be told "just keep at it" or "practice your scales." Wondering HOW the players I see manage to access all the notes so quickly and make it look so easy. Their only explanation being "it's like this- *rips gnarly solo* Most teachers will give their students boring assignments and tell them that one day, you can move on to something else... NOT ME. I will provide you with the tools you need to learn and improve.

Upright bass was the first instrument I learned growing up. I will pass on the most critical, simplified versions of everything related to bass and music theory. My unique approach will vastly accelerate the rate at which you improve.

And it gets better... Beyond bass I have used this methodology to teach my self numerous Brazilian percussion instruments, guitar, singing, and for you- any musical instrument you can lay your hands on. The magic is in the approach. I will give you real ...

About Pablo

Pablo Kozatch is a professional audio engineer and sound designer based in NYC where he provides freelance audio services for filmmakers and directors. Pablo has created sounds for several short films and an award winning independent feature titled Bx3M. He also created original music for two natio

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Natalia
Best teacher ever! He answered all my questions and was genuinely nice.
Mamoun
Awesome teacher! Pablo was extremely helpful and informative. His teaching style is great for all levels and helped me when I was feeling stuck at a certain skill level.

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Adriana R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Catalan, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Fulbright Spain Scholarship Award from The Fulbright Program
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Adriana R.

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I like to think about myself as a facilitator that is here to help students achieve their maximum potential. I am always interested in what students need and what they have to say about music, and I believe that good communication is essential in any lesson. Over the years I have discovered that often times, I am the one who is learning in every lesson, and it is incredibly rewarding when my students achieve their goals.

About Adriana

I started musical studies when I was 9 at the Valencia Municipal Conservatory "José Iturbi". In 2013, I was admitted to the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC) where I obtained my bachelor in Music Performance studying under professors Jonathan Camps from Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and

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Christopher G.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music from New York University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christopher G.

14 Reviews
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As a professional upright bass player for the past eight or so years, I have toured both domestically and internationally. Drawing from these years of experience, I can help you with any thing from the basics to what to know for a professional gig. I can teach classical technique, Jazz soloing/walking, how to get good sound/intonation, and give help for those trying to bridge the gap into the professional realm.

About Christopher

In my many years of teaching and being taught I have realized that the best teachers are those who really focus on the needs of the student and help them realize their passion for playing music. This usually involves a lesson plan which combines both technical aspects and working on songs, so that

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Nick
I've taken bass lessons from Chris for about a year. He's a very skilled musician and is also very good at communicating in a way that makes concepts easier to understand. He has a laid back personality that makes lessons enjoyable but he still demands effort. Overall, I would recommend taking lessons from Chris
Emily
I have no musical background, but I thought it would be fun to learn the guitar as an adult (I'm 31). A friend recommended that I take lessons from Chris; there's no question that Chris was qualified. Overly qualified! But it's not Chris' talent that makes him an effective, influential teacher. Rather, it's his calm demeanor and clear vision of how best to teach the basics and mechanics.

It's be a blast learning from Chris. Our weekly lesson is always a highlight for me! He's as great as they get.
Katherine
I’ve done both in-home & remote lessons with Chris. Chris is a really great teacher, with a deep knowledge of music theory and technique, but also the ability to adjust that to whatever level you’re coming in at. I was a near complete beginner with a lot of anxiety about playing in front of other people when we started and Chris was able to work through that with me with a lot of humor and kindness. His agenda is to work with his students on songs they are interested in learning, and along the way weave in lessons on how notes and chords work, which I’ve really enjoyed. He also teaches bass guitar to my teenage daughter, who really enjoys her lessons and has improved greatly since they began. I highly recommend Chris.

Nevena K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, Slavic Languages, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Nevena K.

4 Reviews
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As both a school teacher and a private instructor, I have had the opportunity to tailor my knowledge of different teaching methods based on my student’s needs.
My extensive background in music theory sets a good foundation for students to successfully begin understanding and connecting musical concepts.
Very often, my versatile teaching and performing experience in different genres helps me easily adjust to students’ interests and learning pace.
I am looking forward to playing and enjoying music with you!

About Nevena

As both a school teacher and a private instructor, I have had the opportunity to tailor my knowledge of different teaching methods based on my student’s needs. My extensive background in music theory sets a good foundation for students to successfully begin understanding and connecting musical co

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Jorge
I have been taking piano lessons with Nevena for three months and I highly recommend her as a teacher. I'm 46 years old with no musical background and no sense of rhythm, if she can teach me she can teach anybody.

She is a very patient instructor. We use a book for lessons but also individualizes lessons depending on how your are progressing.

We recently had to switch to having our classes through Skype and she has been very effective continuing to teach in that format.
Reynold
Nevena is an amazing Piano instructor. Not only was she receptive to my piano goals but she also ensured that I received an adequate foundation in understanding music and how to practice.

I highly recommend hiring Nevena as your Piano instructor. She has helped me rediscover the joy of listening to music, playing music and creating music! I'm sure she can do the same for you
Alejandro
Great and inspiring teacher! I've learned so much in little time, would recommend .

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Jackson Heights, NY

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Jackson Heights is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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"José es una persona increíble, si no sabes como empezar o continuar tú camino musical, él es el indicado... junto con toda la experiencia que tiene por tocar por el mundo, su pedagogía y atencion personalizada (junto con tú trabajo por supuesto) te harán tomar y aire y decir yo puedo hacer esto."
Santiago Vasco
Took Upright Bass lessons from José C.
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"My son Austin loved his first lesson with Oliver. In fact, he had been considering qutting the upright bass, but after his first lesson, he had renewed enthusiasm and wants to continue to learn. That makes mom happy since I just recently bought him a bass!"
Austin
Took Upright Bass lessons from Oliver H.
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"Daniel is an accomplished Bassist, with the patience of a saint. He is Very knowledgeable about the history, and all aspects of the instrument, as well as teaching and explaining the playing technique and music theory. He is excellent with the bow on the upright bass as well!"
Allan
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"Daniel is an outstanding musician. I have had the distinct pleasure of witness this both as an audience member at his performances and while performing with me in my jazz trio. Daniel has a deep understanding of both classical music as well as jazz, rock and anything between. And best of all, despite all his great achievements and talent, he comes across as modest person who gives you inspiration to live up to his standards. He has quickly become one of the most sought after bass player and instructor in this region. I highly recommend him.

- Anders, saxophonist, TheSwedishJazz.com"
Anders
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"Maggie is a very knowledgeable and passionate instructor. She knew exactly what I needed to do in order to improve my tone, technique, and musicianship. Her focus on fundamentals allowed me to play my favorite pieces with ease and elegance."
Grant
Took Upright Bass lessons from Maggie L.
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"Super intelligent guy, very patient and easy to work with."
Fred
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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"Darren is enthusiastic and always looking for ways to "get through" to a student. He has a contagious passion."
Emily
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"Really great teacher, listens to you and helps with what you need to grow as a musician. Smart and nice, always willing to spend extra time working on what you need most."
Leo
Took Upright Bass lessons from Christopher G.
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"Cool guy and great teacher! Highly recommended"
Daniel
Took Upright Bass lessons from Fabrizio S.
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"David was great. We just need to figure out why the connection was so fuzzy so we can communicate a little better."
Luka
Took Upright Bass lessons from David L.
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