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Andrew C.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew C.

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Fun and personalized lessons for aspiring bassists of all ages. Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced, my years of experience can show you a practical approach to learning music and exploring the bass guitar. Enjoy learning your favorite songs in a relaxed environment at my studio or online from the comfort of your own home. My students have many different musical tastes and lessons are always unique from person to person. Learn at your own pace. I build my program around your interests and goals. Become the musician you've always wanted to be and have fun doing it!

About Andrew

Music has been a lifelong pursuit for me. I have played many instruments over the years while performing with various groups in and out of school. Eventually I decided that music was how I wanted to make my living. Since earning my degree in Instrumental Performance/Jazz Studies from University

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Monica H.
He is a dream to have as a teacher!!
Tony
Andrew is a phenomenal instructor. He's a great player and spent a lot of time figuring out with me what my goals were. Lessons are extremely enjoyable and go by way too fast. I can't say enough good things. I'm so glad I signed up and got Andrew
Jason S.
Andrew was nice and easy to understand.
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Avi B.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded The Mark Brunswick Composition Award from CUNY City College of New York
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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

Greetings! My name’s Avi and I’m committed to getting you to rock your heart out as quickly as possible. My goal is to guide my students and cultivate their interest in music into a life-long passion. Learning to embrace our creativity through music won’t just get you playing and having fun; but ca

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David N.
Just took my first lesson (I am a beginner) with Ari and he was easy to work with; really friendly; totally understands my goals and is not judgmental. I am really looking forward to working with Ari as I think I'll achieve my goals of learning to play the guitar without a lot of mental strain. I give Ari totally 5+ stars!!
Isabella
First lesson with Avi was great! I have been playing guitar for about 6 months self-taught and could feel myself plateauing, in need of a teacher. He made things really easy by listening to what I want to improve upon and learn, immediately giving some useful tips on things I had been struggling with, and going over what we could do to achieve my goals. He's very good at explaining things in a way that is clear and doesn't make them seem intimidating, even if it's something I typically have a hard time with. Also, it was a great mix of physical guitar stuff (such as helping me improve barre chords), basic theory to begin with (such as how to form a chord), and also breaking down mental barriers which had previously kept me intimidated by songwriting. I am already much more confident and ready to try new things! Overall, if you are looking to improve at guitar or start for the first time, I recommend Avi.
Theresa
Avi works with my 8 year old son once a week. He is prompt, friendly and my son looks forward to seeing Avi every week. My husband and I could not be happier with this experience.
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Henry A.

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  • Awarded NAMED Music Scholarship from Northeastern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Henry A.

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I like playing funk, jazz, rock, pop and Motown bass. My favorite players are Jaco Pastorious, Pino Palladino, James P. Jameson and John Paul Jones.

Pain free playing, good tone, dexterity in the fingers, great time, and learning style appropriate techniques (slapping, double thumbing, fingerpicking, harmonics etc.) are what my bass lessons are all about.

About Henry

I love playing and teaching guitar and my goal is to help every one of my students gain the skills to make music that is fulfilling and fun. I teach Rock, Classical, Jazz, and many other styles of music which I’ve had to learn to play for my career as a session musician and guitar teacher i

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Otto
I send Henry students for guitar lessons. They come out looking like little george bensons .

Highly recommend.
Sarah
Henry taught my son how to play all his favorite songs on guitar and was always prompt, polite and interested in our needs. We couldn't have asked for a better teacher!
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Gavin L.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Theater from West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Teaching since 2003
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Gavin L.

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Focuses can include: Understanding the fretboard, right and left hand techniques, reading bass clef, the role of the bass in a band situation, learning to be able to improvise on the fly, tone shaping, fingers vs pick, basic slap/pop and much more!

About Gavin

Teaching guitar, and music for over 15 years, 10+ years of that time spent in professional music schools and shops. In addition, I spent 6 years in a special needs school, teaching general music, and guitar to students with learning and behavior issues. I have had the pleasure of learning from n

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Lisa
Gavin has it all. Proud to know him and entirely thrilled about the work he has done with my teenager. He's a gem and wonderful to be around on top of being an excellent musician and gifted teacher.
Vijay
Gavin was very patient with and inspiring at the same time to our 6yr old boy who took guitar lessons at our home. Like any 6-yr old who is interested in music but also very easily distracted, Gavin did a great job in keeping him engaged and get him started with the basics. Thanks Gavin god bless you!
Brady M.
Gavin is thorough, patient & engaging. Wonderful instructor I would recommend to everyone!
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Akos F.

18 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Hungarian, Serbian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Akos F.

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I am an experienced bass guitar teacher with 10+ years of professional career behind me.

I'm looking for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of good playing habits (learning the right songs that you makes you a better musician!). I specialize in rock, jazz and funk. I use some of my own transcriptions and the ones I acquired from Berklee College of Music, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: sound recording equipment, sheet music, and more.

Let's plug in that guitar and play some smooth bass lines :)

About Akos

Hi there and thanks for stopping by. I'm an electric bass player with a history of touring around the world playing rock, funk and jazz styles. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with Bachelor's of Music in Professional Music. I am currently teaching and playing music professionally. I ha

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Fantastic.
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My 10 year old really enjoyed his first lesson! Akos was very patient and helpful. I was unsure about an online lesson, but everything went smoothly and my son learned
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Zelda S.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Awarded 'The Elegant Solution' TV Series Song of the Year Nomination from AGSC Australian Guild of Screen Composers
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Zelda S.

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Bass players are always in demand. Zelda offers basic beginner bass lessons to give you a head start for bandwork. Many popular styles covered - from pop, rock, country, blues, Americana, R &B, singer songwriter and more. Learn the basics for keeping rhythm and time. And as a bonus Zelda can also train bass players to sing and harmonize which is a valuable skill for bass players giving them the edge over other bass player who just play bass and don't sing.

About Zelda

Zelda has been teaching private lessons for over 11 years and is currently available to teach weekly lessons at her home studio in Nashville, TN or online. She provides a dynamic, student-structured training curriculum for voice, speech, singing, ear training, performing, ukulele, bass and song

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Jen S.
I signed up for voice lessons with Zelda because, as an experienced singer, I was in a rut and needed a refresh. The technical aspects of lessons, like the warm-ups and the voice measurement have been fun and helpful and the coaching for goals I can set and homework I can do are exactly what I need!
Kimia Hassanzadeh H.
That’s exactly what i was looking for
Inna
Zelda is a very attentive and knowledgeable instructor. She helps me to reduce my Russian accent.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons is $66. 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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"Teaches just the way I learn, very methodical, and starting with good technique from the beginning."
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"I am quite pleased with Joshua's growth thus far! After playing his bass guitar with a start up teacher for 3 years, Joshua was ready for more. He needed someone new to push him to the next level. Not only is Damien perfecting Joshua's skills, but is introducing Joshua to music composition. I absolutely LOVE THAT!!! Thank you Damien because every time we visit, Joshua leaves with something new! FABULOUS INSTRUCTOR!!!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Damien S.
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"For my first lesson it was informative and helpful to get back to playing again.It was a refreshing session."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, flexible, and fun. I'm an adult learner and intermediate musician and Alex provided me with exactly the kind of hands-on assistance I wanted. He really kick-started implementing music theory into my own playing."
Andy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alex L.
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"Peter is a really knowledgeable and a good instructor."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Peter B.
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"Alfred is a phenomenal teacher. There are a lot of wonderful musicians that are expert at their crafts but does not have the expertise of teaching it to others. Alfred not only he is a wonderful bass player but his teaching skills is amazing. I've been taking leasing for about a month and a half and it is amazing the amount of things I've learned. Furthermore, I signed up for 30 minutes lessons, I can't recall once so far where our lessons only last 30 minutes. we almost always go over an hour. This is what I call true passion for music. I couldn't ask for a better teacher. I've enjoyed every lessons and can't wait till the next one. With Alfred help, I know i'll reach my goals in no time."
Steven
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alfred S.
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"Rachel's hands-on approach is great!! I'm super excited and looking forward to my future lessons."
Robert
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Akos really knows his stuff! I wanted to audition for a jazz program and he worked really hard with me, and I got into the program!"
Andor
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Very patient and clear in his communication."
Terri
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Great instructor, patient, and willing to work at your pace."
Tony
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rick P.
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