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I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old and started teaching guitar and bass when I was 16. I began working with takelessons in 2013. My method is step-by-step and easy and to understand. I will help you to become a great bassist. Right hand: finger style, pick & slapping/popping Groove, rhythms and playing time Time signatures, walking bass lines, arpeggios, chords Double stops, chords & improvising. Chord/Music theory and bass line construction/development
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.
Learn the basics of bass guitar & the techniques to playing
Bass teacher experienced with teaching people aged 5-45! Whether you want to learn your favorite basslines and groove or rock out punk style, I pride myself in providing an accessible, comfortable learning environment whether you're just starting out or are looking to improve your musicality.
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 -- notice i say theory, not rules. learning music theory is not about learning rigid rules that will stifle your creativity. when you learn theory, you learn to identify patterns and give them names so you can remember and reuse them. the more you know your theory, the more ways you know to express your ideas 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. and really, why would you not want to be the best you can be? 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
College Performance Degree in Bass Diploma from Grove School of Music in Bass 20 years professional experience of Bass Playing
Electric bass lessons cover Pick & Finger style bass. Different styles and feels are worked on with a drum machine during lessons. Student pick The songs they would like play.
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.