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David S.

12 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
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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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Karl L.

6 Reviews
West New York, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Student Music Award Winner from Downbeat Magazine
  • 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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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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Eamon R.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Bachelors in Music from NYU Steinhardt
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Eamon R.

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Well-versed in bass guitar and can get students playing in a matter of lessons. They will learn about groove, breaking down and arpeggiating the chords, and writing their own basslines.

About Eamon

I grew up in New York City and have been playing in bands since 2nd grade. I have a bachelors in music from NYU Steinhardt, I took AP music theory at Trinity High School in NYC, and I have completed composition programs at The Mannes School of Music. In addition to guitar, I play piano, sing, and

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Waleed & Jenna E.
Finished my first lesson with Eamon. I am a complete beginner, never took any lessons or anything. Ramon is great! After doing some exercises and sounding completely horrible, he gave me some pointers and immediately I sounded much better. He is great for anyone who is looking to learn a new skill and you can tell he knows what he is doing
Natasha Recoder
Great teacher! definitely recommend. Will work with you on what you want to work on or build a curriculum for you if you don't know where to start!
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Claire A.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • BBA Music Business from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Claire A.

55 Reviews
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Bass is the backbone of all your favorite tunes! As a professional bassist, I've played, performed and recorded with a variety of groups, and toured nationally and internationally, and had my bass lines featured on TV, Video Games and even a Royals commercial. In lessons, we'll go over the fundamentals of technique and improvisation, and how to construct effective bass lines.

About Claire

I am a professional bassist, guitarist, singer, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with a Bachelors of Music Business, with an emphasis on Recording and Audio Production, and spent several years running live sound and performing with bands in Nashv

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Jason B.
Claire is a great instructor. Very patient and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend
Jordan
i think the new song im learning is really fun and pretty and claire makes it even more fun. i am surper exieded for next week! :)
Jordan
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Erik M.

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Starting at $50
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Music from Trevecca Nazarene University
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Erik M.

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I have been playing music for most of my life. With an extensive background in jazz, classical, and commercial styles of music, I've been inspired to learn several instruments, each of which further inform my musicality and my ability to relate concepts to new and advanced players.

About Erik

I'm a multi-instrumentalist in Nashville. I'm very passionate about music and have experience and love for just about every kind of music one could think of. There is music in and around all of us and I look forward to helping you reach your musical goals whatever they may be.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Pleasantville, NY

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Pleasantville is $66. 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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"very nice and knowledgeable person; flexible and motivated."
Mike
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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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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"I’ve been taking bass lessons from Kevin for about two months now. I’ve got to say I’ve never enjoyed learning a new instrument before till now. Kevin keeps it fun, fresh and efficient. I’ve even started producing lessons with him as well! All in all just a great teacher!"
Daniel
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"Incredibly helpful in giving me that extra bit of advice in the areas I lack the most in. Even just a few lessons were what I needed.
Nick is also very friendly and great to work with."
Glenn
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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"Great teacher and lesson!"
Nirva
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Marcelo M.
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"Gabriel's a great instructor!"
Matthew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Glenn is awesome - super knowledgeable, fun, and dynamic! I've loved working with him, so much so that I plan to keep on taking lessons from him even when I move!"
Austine Model
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Glenn S.
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"Had a great experience. David is patient, explains things clearly, and really knows his stuff. Definitely recommended."
Adam
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David W.
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"This has got to be one best all around music teachers in a 100 mile radius He has the knowledge, professionalism and patience to get the lesson conveyed in an easy, fun, and enjoyable atmosphere conducive to learning. Dave transcends all age groups and his approach to each and every class is both easily understood and retained, making the learning experience for the student rewarding! Dave will deliver on the promise and bring joy to you the student, no matter what your skill level may be."
Ken
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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"Excellent instruction and very patient. Had a lot of fun."
Sandra
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Prophet C.
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