Sean Fairchild

Sean F.

Seattle, WA
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Lesson Details

Bass Guitar

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Study the Electric Bass with Seattle's Bass Specialist! Fun & Effective Instruction.

Offering bass lessons for all levels; from the aspiring bass student to the well seasoned player alike, in north Seattle!

I'm a professional bassist with 23 years of experience playing electric bass, many of those years teaching. Rather than generalize in several instruments as a teacher, I'm wholly dedicated to the bass and teaching its many nuances to dedicated students!

What would you like to learn? Customize your program, or enjoy a complete, well-rounded musical education that includes technical, theoretical, historical, and practical instruction on the instrument and its related equipment, as well as music appreciation and cross-genre education.

Funk, rock, Latin, Brazilian, jazz, electronic & electro-acoustic, blues, folk, salsa, pop - you'll learn to play whatever style you enjoy or whatever you're called to do, because you'll come to understand the underlying hallmarks and building blocks of any musical style, and the bass player's job within it. Groove!
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About

Sean delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
1999

Study the Electric Bass with Seattle's Bass Specialist! Fun & Effective Instruction.

Offering bass lessons for all levels; from the aspiring bass student to the well seasoned player alike, in north Seattle!

I'm a professional bassist with 23 years of experience playing electric bass, many of those years teaching. Rather than generalize in several instruments as a teacher, I'm wholly dedicated to the bass and teaching its many nuances to dedicated students!

Experience

President
Sep 2008 - Present
Private company

My company is a multidisciplinary provider of musical instruction, multimedia production services, and social media administration.

Product Demo Specialist
Jan 2017 - Feb 2017
Genzler Amplification

I was hired for a mini tour; the Hammersmith Basses Road Show, right after the NAMM show in 2017 to act as product specialist for Genzler Amplification.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics, Music
Sep 1999 - Jun 2004
University of Washington

Languages

Brazilian Portuguese
Limited Proficiency
English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Português
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Endorsing Artist
May 2017
Tsunami Cables

Endorsing Artist
Feb 2016
Sonic Nuance Electronics

Endorsing Artist
Nov 2015
Genzler Amplification

Endorsing Artist
Oct 2015
Warwick Basses

Awards

NATAS Emmy Award
Sep 2010
NATAS

Affiliations

BMI
Jun 2008

Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.

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Photos & Videos

Demo: Genzler Amplification Bass Array 210-3 (BA210-3) speaker cabinet
Photo by Sean F.

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Double Thumping / Thumbing Tutorial
For more advanced students and slappers.
Photo by Sean F.

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We Three Kings - the #groovyhollibasschallenge!
Photo by Sean F.

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Photo by Sean F.

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Comparison: Honey Badger Heavy Hitters & Delano SBC 6 HE/S bass guitar pickups
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4 Reviews

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Cassia Jul 6, 2017
Bass Guitar · In studio

Sean is very knowledgeable and he is also great bass player. His studio has nice and inviting atmosphere. He was able to cater the class based on my skills and interests.

Anthony Jun 24, 2017
Bass Guitar · In studio

Sean's dope. You get what you pay for.

Emma Jun 20, 2017
Bass Guitar · In studio

Sean's THE guy for bass! It's great to be able to get into some new things . He's helped me get closer to where I wanna be, and teaches in an approachable, non-intimidating way. Recommended!

Nicholas Jun 20, 2017
Bass Guitar · In studio

I was coming back to the bass after a long time not playing, and Sean has been helping me get back into the swing of things and achieve some new goals. He's a natural teacher! Very patient, explains everything very clearly, and is a fun guy.

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