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Joel H.

20 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Joel H.

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I teach and play bass as well!

About Joel

I’m a guitarist and songwriter in several bands in the Portland area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors in Songwriting. I have taught guitar, production, and songwriting in Portland and the Rogue Valley for many years. As my student, I will work with you to map out wher

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Ken
He’s an amazing teacher. He focuses on things that are relevant to my musical goals. He easily breaks down topics I have trouble with. I never run out of things to practice. I am very happy with my experience.
Hugo
Joel has been very patient and kind in his teaching style. He remains calm and encouraging when beginner mistakes happen which is crucial with teaching our boy.
Sunshine
Great class, intuitive instruction.
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Jered J.

8 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $54
  • BA in Music and Recording Technology from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jered J.

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Picture this....you get home after a long day of work or school, you feel a little stressed out by the world, wishing you had more time to get the endless list of things done and more energy to do them.....

Instead of turning on Netflix and zoning out, you pick up your guitar and play your favorite song.

Feels pretty great right?!

Learning to play an instrument is one of life's most rewarding endeavors, that just keeps getting better the longer you pursue it.

With playing an instrument, you will have something you love to do and look forward to doing every single day, enriching your life and those around you.

If you'd like to chat or have any questions just shoot me a message and I'll get back asap :)

Thanks for checking out my profile and I hope to hear from you soon.

About Jered

🤔Picture this....you get home after a long day of work or school, you feel a little stressed out by the world, wishing you had more time to get the endless list of things done and more energy to do them..... Instead of turning on Netflix and zoning out, you pick up your guitar and play your f

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Tammy
Jered is very laid back, encouraging and helpful! Off to a great start.
Carol F.
Kurt R.
Jered was very patient and very clear. Also very methodical. The perfect teacher.
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David S.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1996
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playing

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Brett
Great first lesson
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Neci Guy
Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
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Jason F.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason F.

25 Reviews
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Bass guitar is the foundation of every band. Learn to perfect your timing and compliment any chord progression. Learn sight reading (standard notation and tablature), syncopation, walking bass lines, improvisation and composition.

My studio is the perfect environment for studying bass. You can expect to hear your bass line accompanied by guitar, keyboards, and drum machine/ drum loops. Within just a few lessons, you'll be learning your favorite songs, and music theory to understand the creative choices made by your favorite artists.

About Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. I've been teaching and performing as a full time career for 23 years. During that time, I've developed a diverse, flexible approach to teaching that is customized to the needs and interests of each of my students. I'll help you set up musical goals, and then use your preferred lear

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Jeegar P.
Jason is a fantastic teacher and really easy to work with. We focused on fundamentals and understanding the fret board. This was a new approach for me as he weeded out bad habits and taught me proper form. It took a month or so, but when i was able to develop an ease with the fret board and spacial awareness with my strumming hand, I was able to navigate the guitar with so much more confidence.

Highly recommend working with Jason as he is patient and wants you to become a strong musician instead of learning a few songs really well. Also, he is upbeat and provides good feedback so you continue to develop and grow.
Brenden
I've been going to Jason for a few months now and I have significantly improved my playing ability and increased my music knowledge. Lessons are tailored to what I want to learn and there has been noticeable improvement even over a short period of time.
Tanna
He is really patient and kind, and he got playing songs in days.
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Maxx D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maxx D.

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I’ve been playing the bass guitar more than half of my life and through the years I’ve played a variety of styles that have not only shaped my approach to the instrument but have landed me professional touring gigs, national TV appearances, and put me alongside some of the worlds greatest musicians. I’m happy and excited to share my knowledge with you and help you unravel the mysteries of music

About Maxx

Hi there! I’ve been playing bass for 15+yrs and over that span of time I’ve been to music school myself, worked with some of my favorite artists, gotten to go on full US tours and recorded with scarypoolparty, Broken Baby, and my own band W I R E S. I use a lot of pedals, I know a lot about tech

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Christian R.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christian R.

32 Reviews
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I've been teaching bass since 2009.
Some of my favorite bassists are Flea from RHCP's, Les from Primus, Cliff Burton from Metallica, Victor Wooten, John Deacon from Queen, and many more.
I use Fender, Ibanez, Flea bass, Tech 21 SansAmp, JBL, and Ampeg.
There is not just one book that will give you everything you need so I teach from a number of books by different companies like Alfred, KJOS, Hal Leonard, song books, to individual pieces from music notes. I also create, print, and email custom lessons created on a program in my Mac.
It usually takes around 2 - 3 months for beginner to start catching on and be able to play well. It really depends on how much the student practices. Some people catch on faster because they are naturals and others have to work a little harder. It's my goal to help each student become the musician they desire to be. My philosophy is to teach my students to be smart musicians. What I mean by that is, it does you no good if you can play a song but ...

About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from taki

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Wilma M.
I enjoyed learning from Christian today. I am 70 years old and did not feel out of place. He made me comfortable and he is very knowledgeable about how to go about teaching. He was very polite and patient with me and was able to go over things and explain professionally in a manner that did not insult my intelligence. He seems dedicated to teaching and does it very well .
I highly recommend this man to anyone that wants to learn how to play the Piano.
Wade J.
Christian has been top-notch in every way I could hope for. His communication prior to and after the lesson has been stellar, taking time to prep me then follow up with thorough, well written tips and details. (It's clear that he values the student's time as much as his own, and seeks to make the experience individualized and worthwhile for those he teaches.) The lesson itself was spot-on, being well balanced in both fun and degree of challenge. Feel very fortunate to have found him!
Cayden
Christian easily connects with my teenage son. He is professional while at the same time relaxed and easy-going. He stresses the importance of learning the basics but there is no high pressure. He strives to teach music that is interesting to my son and that challenges him. He does a great job of explaining things. We are happy we chose Christian as our teacher.

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"Greg is such a great teacher. He figured out that I learn well visually and uses programs to break the timing down into an audio and visual format. Greg is incredibly gifted teacher. I feel so very fortunate that I found him to help me develop musically."
Audrey
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very good teacher! I love how he works with people."
Jerry Huseby
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"An awesome bass player and instructor. I highly recommend Greg for anyone needing to advance their playing skills."
William
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Lesson was informative and a great start for the first lesson."
Zaria
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Lee Q.
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"Eric's an incredible teacher. In just a few lessons, he opened my mind to what it means to be a great bass player and helped me accomplish my goal of thinking about music theory in more advanced ways. He's able to really hone in on and fix some of the issues in my playing in ways i couldn't think of. I whole-heartedly recommend Eric as a teacher!"
Jim
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Known Greg for many years and have attended multiple clinics of his .
He is a fine teacher that is able to make things click in your head as he's teaching.
Great experience .."
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Arron has opened my eyes to music theory. It's been far more than just a bass lesson."
Anthony
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"Greg midges me into doing stuff I thought I was incapable of doing, such as baring chords. Fantastic instructor!"
Ron
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Cool guy, seems to know a lot and is adaptable to the students needs"
Jeff
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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"Whether you are someone that is looking for a music instructor for your child or yourself, Greg Campbell is a great choice! I've known Greg for 22 years and I can say that he is a great guy that only wants the best for the people around him. Not only is he a wonderful musician himself but a great role model for an aspiring musician. He is motivated and dedicates his professional life to promoting musicianship in a positive and fun environment."
Ryan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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