Eric Wolff

Eric W.

Seattle, WA

About Eric W.

Background check: Last verified 02/01/2017
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Eric teaches: Ages 9 and up
Teaching since: February 2008
Last sign in: 4 days ago


Eric is a multi-talented multi-instrumentalist and media professional with a passion for inspiring students through music. His knowledge and expertise are diverse, ranging from music performance and audio production to radio programming and video editing. Eric has a BA in Music and Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, a decade of experience as a working musician, and over seven years of teaching experience with students from ages 9 to 60. When he's not teaching, Eric performs bass and vocals in The Nines, the Northwest's premier party band, working as an audio engineer and session musician at Mirror Sound Studios, and hosting the Grateful Dead Hour and Backtracks on KBCS-FM.

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Audio Engineer
Feb 2014 - Present

Eric performs audio engineering, production, and mixing at numerous professional studios. Using a combination of digital and analog equipment, and his skills as a musician and communicator, he helps clients realize their vision and create high-quality recordings.

Bassist, Vocalist
Jun 2013 - Present
The Nines

The Nines are the Northwest's premier party band, performing at weddings, private events, casinos, and clubs all over Washington State and beyond. We've performed at venues like the WaMu Theater, The Moore, and New Years Eve at the Seattle Center.

Bassist, Vocalist
Jan 2007 - Present
Eric Wolff

Eric has been working professionally as a bassist and vocalist for over nine years. His experiance ranges from the stage to the studio and everything in between. He currently performs with Seattle's top party band The Nines, named the best wedding reception band of 2015 by Seattle Bride Magazine.


Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Music Minor
Aug 2008 - Jun 2012
University of California Santa Barbara

Languages Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency

7 Reviews on Eric W.

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Graham Mar 17, 2017
· Ukulele · In home
My 9 year old son really enjoys his lessons with Eric. Eric makes learning to play an instrument fun and approachable.
Nathan C. Dec 8, 2016
· Ukulele · In home
Eric was great with Nathan! He was calm and Nathan thinks he is very cool. Though Nathan is only 6, Eric was very patient and I think that Nathan really enjoyed his first lesson.
tom Oct 6, 2016
· Harmonica · Online
Eric is awesome
Mark M. Mar 21, 2016
· Bass Guitar · In home
I have been working with Eric for over a year, and I would highly recommend him as a bass teacher. He has a good balance between fundamentals (scales, modes, fingering techniques) and learning songs. He brings songs from a variety of genres (some familiar to me and others not) but is always ready to work with me on a song that I find appealing.

Eric obviously enjoys music and wants his students to enjoys it. He knows that I learn best when I enjoy what I'm doing and am motivated to work by that enjoyment. If I struggle with one approach he will use a different one to get to the same end goal.

Eric pushes me to do more than just learn what others may have done, but to improvise and try to make my own parts. He is encouraging even when my fumbling efforts fall far short of my own expectations.
Dustin T. Oct 20, 2015
· Audio Engineering · In home
Eric helped me with guitar and Pro Tools. The lessons were very useful as I was recording demos which eventually turned into an EP. Eric helped me learn how I could add tracks to work I had already recorded in Chicago so we were able to work out some vocal harmonies and layers. The result was great. Once schedule allows I plan on resuming lessons if possible!
Jack M. Oct 7, 2014
· Bass Guitar · In studio
Eric is a great bass teacher, who has been teaching me for almost a year now. He is passionate and very knowledgeable about bass guitar. I'd recommend him to anyone looking for a good bass teacher.
Kelli J. Nov 24, 2013
· Bass Guitar ·
awesome and funky bass teacher

Eric is an amazing bass teacher. He has great taste in music and he KILLS it on the bass. His funky grooves inspired me to practice for hours everyday. His music taste is very diverse, so if you have a song you want to learn he will probably be able to teach it to you. He also has a very keen ear and will teach you the skills you need to develop your ear so that you can jam.

If you want to rock at bass, definitely call Eric.
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