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Joel M.

10 Reviews
Arlington, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Bachelors from University of Texas at Arlington
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Joel M.

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Developing technique, understanding arrangements, ear training, fret board layout, timing, bass lines, key center and more.

About Joel

I started playing recognizable melodies on the piano at 18 months old. At that time I was told that I even had perfect pitch. By age 5, my mother started giving me classical, gospel, and improvisational lessons. I was one of her 50 students until my senior year in high school. Through elementar

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Teresa
Joel was professional, friendly, and interested in my goals. Joel had patience with my being nervous yet making me comfortable. I left feeling energized and positive that my time and money are not being wasted. He also explained our exercises in a way that I could understand.. thank you Joel. looking forward to next week...
Jesse
Joel is very knowledgeable, practical, and capable to teach at any level. As a graduate music student, I have gained so much from his lessons than in class.
Alice
Thank you Joel. I am looking forward to my next session. I left very inspired.

Scott S.

6 Reviews
McKinney, TX
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. In Jazz Guitar from Kennesaw State University
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Scott S.

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Bass guitar is very similar to guitar in theory, but it is approached in a different manner. After playing in many bands I have learned the nuances of bass playing by having to fill in on occasion. As a writer myself, I have created many baselines for original music

About Scott

Scott S. I started playing guitar while in high school. Then, I furthered my studies in guitar at the Atlanta Institute of Music (2 Years) and Georgia Perimeter College (2 Years) where I studied Music Theory and Jazz. It was during these few years when I played in several rock, Bluegrass and Jazz

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Scott
Scott is a very patient teacher. He adapts his lessons based on the students understanding music theory and what student wants to achieve on a personal level. Personally, I was very shy and with little understanding of theory but was willing learn and apply Scott's teachings. What I didn't expect, is a life long friendship. I would highly recommend anyone who from a beginner to experienced player to Scott Sadler to expand their knowledge in music.
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I took weekly in-home lessons with Scott from (roughly) age 6 to age 13 and I could not recommend him more highly. Though I should be reviewing Scott as a teacher and musician, I feel that I should first mention Scott as a person; Learning from such a young age and through an incredibly formative time of my life, Scott became for me a sort of mentor as well as a teacher. He encouraged me to do what I cared about, allow myself to be creative, and get over the fear of making mistakes and owning my own work. Scott listens to what his students have to say, whether it’s feedback, goals, or concerns, guitar and life related alike. Easygoing, positive, and never judgmental, he creates a space where a student feels genuinely heard, and for me this was very important.

When it comes to lessons, it is impossible to miss how passionate Scott is for what he does; Scott is always full of ideas for each student and how they can use their strengths and interests, and he puts time and energy into personalizing each student’s lessons instead of simply going by the book. He does this because he is genuinely passionate about each of his students. For me, this meant turning to song-writing when I « just can’t do Taylor Swift » as I remember a 6-year-old me sighing one day, helping me learn to craft my own solos, or teaching me to write my own tabs for songs I couldn’t find yet online. Scott introduced me to blues and jazz at a young age and showed me so much about music I would never have otherwise found, and he always taught me the theory behind what we did so I understood what I was doing and could apply it on my own. I’ll never forget learning Georgia On My Mind, learning how to solo over it on my own (and do it well), and the pride of seeing what I was capable of after all that work; even 4 years later, I still know the song by heart.

In terms of capability, Scott is highly proficient and can handle just about anything you throw at him. Because he seriously knows what he is doing, he can improvise and tailor lessons to teach you what you want to learn. While I was learning, I always looked to Scott to play a piece I was struggling with to see how it could be improved, as he always played it beautifully. Listening to Scott play, I was always re-inspired or re-motivated to learn and to improve.

I’m sure I’ve been rambling for far too long at this point and I could honestly continue for a while, but I’ll spare you and simply leave it at this: I am endlessly grateful to Scott for what and how he taught and cannot recommend him more highly to anyone who wants to really learn how to play. No matter your age, experience, interests or other concerns, Scott can teach you, and teach you well.
Kimberly
Scott taught my son for 4 years before he married and moved away. Heart breaking for my son bc Scott encouraged my son creatively while teaching him fundamentals and theory. In the end Scott was teaching my son how to compose songs that my son had written. Scott is honest and great with kids.
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Ray M.

32 Reviews
Arlington, TX
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ray M.

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Beginner to advanced.
Bass guitar is one of the most enjoyable instruments in the world, in my
opinion. It's not difficult to learn (if you play guitar, you basically already know how to play bass), and one can begin learning songs very quickly.
All styles and techniques, including slap-style.

About Ray

Born in Arlington, Texas, I began playing guitar and bass guitar in high school. After studying for several years under Joey Faust, I studied Jazz, Classical Guitar, and Music Theory at TCC in Fort Worth. I began teaching in my free time to friends and family in 2003; by 2008 I was teaching full ti

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Jimmy W.
Ray was very informative, and very passionate about teaching me and was very respectful and made me feel welcome.. I'm very excited about returning for my other lessons.
Jana
Ray is a great patient teacher. I highly recommend him!
Dan B.
Ray is very patient. Whenever I was having a problem, he would encourage me to take my time and relax. He was always quick to tell me that "it's OK"

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Gavin L.

26 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Theater from West Virginia Wesleyan
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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 17 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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Dean
Gavin is very knowledgeable and is a great instructor. He adapts his lessons to meet the needs, interests, and skill level of his students, and he keeps the sessions light and fun. My 8 year old son loves taking lessons with him.
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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.
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Kirby D T.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kirby D T.

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Want to play your favorite gospel & worship songs "by ear" at church? Want to learn how "sight-read"? I'd love to help you start playing and help you use your gift even more efficiently.
I'm an experienced teacher, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced bass guitar student. Ages 7+ welcome. Lessons are constructed including helpful technique strategies catered to both the student who is highly motivated to play by ear in contemporary gospel church settings and/or the student whose goal is sight-reading. I will help you build a solid foundation of ear training, music theory and technique while tailoring to your personal tastes and goals. Ask me a question. Send me a message now. I'd love to help you!

About Kirby D

Hi! I’m Kirby. Jesus has tremendously blessed me with musical abilities. I play bass, keyboards, guitar, I sing and I record also; to the glory of His name. I’m an experienced music teacher of 20+ years available for eager students of all experience levels, age 7 and older! My lessons are structur

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Ashli Jarrett
Kirby was excellent. Very patient! I loved that he started and ended with a prayer
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Geoff B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, some Spanish
  • Awarded 4 Year Full Scholarship, Outstanding Musician Award from Manhattan School of Music, De Anza Community College
  • Teaching since 1978
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Geoff B.

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I began playing Bass Guitar in 1970 taking interest learning from recordings with Jack Bruce, John Entwistle, Stanley Clarke and Jaco Pastorius. In college Charlie Parker and John Coltrane doing their charts by myself and with combos. I still to this keep up with many Jazz Fusion Groups. I teach Technical Studies, Scales and Arps., Right and Left Hand Technique as well as ReadingSkills.Let' s get playing!

About Geoff

Hi, my name is Geoff and I play Double Bass, Bass Guitar, Cello and Piano. I played full time in a Symphony orchestra for 20 yrs., began playing Piano in 1963, Bass Guitar 1970, Double Bass 1977 and Cello 1982. I prescribe lessons complete with Solo, Ensemble, and Technical Playing and Reading Skil

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terri
Patient and Kind. Explains theory well!
Daria S.
My daughter had few lessons with Geoff, so far it seems like her skills has improved.
Kelly
Geoff is a very well rounded teacher with much experience in all areas of his feild. He is great at explaining exactly what he means, and exactly what you as a player must do to create the sound he is looking for. He is not only a phenominal musician, but also an outstanding teacher, who pushes his stufents to do better.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Carrollton is $65. 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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"Good Lesson, Ron is very organized, multimedia presentation is clear and I am able to understand and put the concepts into daily practice immediately."
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"absolutely brilliant bass player. he's great at breaking things down in a way that you'll understand and he's extremely supportive."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"Ronald is a really good instructor and I'm pleased with the progress"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"Had Greg Campbell has a bass teacher a few years back. A very knowledgeable, fun and cool teacher! Definitely would take lessons from him again in the future!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"So glad to have Jonathan as my teacher

I am a busy professional in my 50s that wanted to learn how to play the electric bass. After searching the web for in home lessons I found Jonathan Greenberg.
Jonathan is an absolute professional with the ability to quickly connect with a student at their level. I have already learned an amazing amount in 4 weeks and have confidence that Jonathan will have me playing at a high level in a very short time period.
He gives me "homework" and he follows up to determine if I am staying with it.
A great mannerism and teaching style make Jonathan a teacher well worth asking for.

Dave"
david
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Paul's enthusiasm for the bass is infectious and a great motivator. I actually feel like I may be able to learn to play! In just one lesson I learned more than 5 hours of You Tube tutorials could have taught me."
Deborah
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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"Damontae is a good teacher, I can tell from my first lesson. He is calm and knows how to show you what important skills to practice, and build upon during your next class. He knows what he is doing."
Tracy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Damontae S.
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"I have been studying bass playing techniques and music theory with Rob for several months now. Short story: he's great.

Rob's lesson format is pretty open. If you have specific questions/goals, Rob makes sure that they are addressed. He's been able to give me some great information on various techniques and styles, and I've picked up a good bit of general practical bass knowledge this way.

Rob is VERY knowledgeable about music theory, and its evolution over the centuries. That being said, discussions on music theory are always made relevant to bass playing. This makes learning the theory and patterns very practical, and for me, more approachable.

Thanks Rob!"
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"My son took Bass lessons from Chris for a couple of years. Chris is a great teacher. He was also really good about organizing performance events for his students to showcase their talents."
Stephan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Chris D.
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"Was very quick to spot the holes in my technique and theory and provided an exercise after the first lesson that has helped immensely. An astute musician and an effective communicator."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from David W.
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