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Ray M.

34 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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Thomas L.
Excellent teacher. He makes it understandable and very encouraging.
Bill J.
Ray is very patient and takes time to explain everything in a way you can understand.
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.
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Joel M.

12 Reviews
Arlington, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors from University of Texas at Arlington
  • Teaches students 9 to 70
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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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Cory C.
Outstanding Teacher and a super nice guy.
Very talented and Knowledgable.
Karee D.
Joel is an extremely knowledgeable musician & teacher. He has the ability to teach to your understanding as well as leave you feeling inspired & capable of reaching your vocal/ music goals!!!
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...
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Liana B.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Etude Music Club Endowment from Etude Music Club / California State University, Northridge
  • Teaching since 2006
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Liana B.

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If you want to learn the basics of electric bass technique and get into playing written lines and/or improvise over a variety of styles, you've come to the right place! I have been playing electric bass for over a decade, specializing in jazz and R&B. Whether you'd like to improve your skills or start from scratch, I'll be able to help you feel comfortable moving around the instrument!

About Liana

My name is Liana, and I am a freelance musician (specializing in double bass) and music instructor working in the Greater Los Angeles Area. I have been playing music for nearly my entire life, starting on piano at the age of five and moving on to learn other instruments as the years progressed. I h

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Mike
The instructor was very personable and knowledgeable. Took the time to assess where I am currently and invited input on where I wanted to go with my playing in the future. Exercises were useful to understand what I need to work on. Also, helped with posture and technique.
Sienna
She was very informative and made me comfortable
Anjali C.
Great first lesson! She was super flexible, nice, and enthusiastic. I'm so excited to jump into these lessons.

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Ronald A.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1967
  • Music Education from Chicago State University
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Ronald A.

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Bass Guitar instruction customized to the student with regard to:

age,
degree of dedication,
practice time available
skill level,
musical interests.

At the core, each student will master the instrument. All students will learn:

how music works and how to apply it to the bass.

About Ronald

I am an experienced professional with a background in music performance, education, composition, theory and arranging. I don’t teach classical guitar any more, but if you interest are anywhere from folk to jazz, we are good to go. *** Lesson Details *** Few musicians or music students have id

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Kendrick morrow
Ronald is a joy. All ways smiling a patient man that breaks down what your learning. Easy to follow worksheets, knowledge, and experience for many years. One of the best investment I've ever made.
Gregory
This guy is great. He is making things simple and understandable.
Gerald
I enjoyed lesson he very polite friendly looking forward to remaining lesson I want to read music take from paper to instrument be able to play any all types music
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Robert M.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
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Robert M.

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About Robert

Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Robert C.
Very informative - tailors the lesson to the student. Understands musical theory and practice. Strong communicator and a pleasant demeanor that makes the experience a true joy.
Paula W.
So helpful and knowledgeable. It has to be really hard to teach a music lesson online, but this experience has been great! Can't wait to learn more :-)
Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.
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Patrick D.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Patrick D.

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I am a lifelong musician/music educator. I have a degree from Berklee and I have experience teaching at the University level. I have been a private teacher for over 10 years and I have taught a wide variety of students. I love to teach! Sign up for lessons today and take the next step in your musical journey...you deserve it!

About Patrick

A strongly devoted musical student throughout his grade school years, Patrick came to Boston in 2004 to study at Berklee College of Music. He is currently a multi-instrumentalist and music educator in the Boston area, touring with multiple New England groups. With a diverse background and teachin

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Steven
Quality lessons. Would recommend
Hayley
Great teacher!
Sarah
Patrick teaches my 14 year old daughter drums and is so amazing with her! Kept her engaged and advancing even on a virtual platform, and listened to her preferences but still brought great ideas and direction to each lesson.

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The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Dallas is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Eric is very good and very patient instructor. Ilhan"
Ilhan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"Greg is great. Not only did I learn some skills and strategies to begin using right away, but he gave me confidence to believe that I will be able, with time and practice, play bass well."
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"My son has really enjoyed his lessons and I have seen a lot of progress."
Noah
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Speedy B.
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"My 17yr.old son is taking remote lessons from Vladislav, which has improved his playing bass in just a few lessons. I highly recommend this teacher."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Vladislav B.
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"Jenn was patient, thoughtful, and flexible. We are definitely coming back!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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"Awesome first lesson for our 14 year old daughter! She’s pumped to continue with Chris, and we’re pleased with the entire process so far."
Marley
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Chris B.
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"GBC is a phenomenal teacher - knowledgeable, patient and understanding and tremendously talented. I highly recommend him for bass and extended range bass guitar!"
Wes
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Joe is a terrific instructor, he's patient and a lot of fun. Joe teaches at the perfect pace for me and provides resources to reinforce the lessons he teaches. He's AWESOME!!! I'm so glad that I found this site!"
Dawn
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"It was very exciting to start and relaxing to finish.
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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"I am very new to the instrument. Michael is patient and teaches me a lot of new knowledge to learn and practice."
Karl
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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Bass Guitar Lessons in Dallas, TX

The bass guitar, also known as a “stringed percussion” instrument, plays tightly with the drummer to lay the foundation for the rhythm and beat of a song. Besides maintaining steady rhythm in a song, the bass enriches the music in a way no other instrument can.

Like icing on a cake, the bass guitar is a crucial part of any band.The style and voice that the bass player chooses will define the genre of the song. If you’re hoping to fill this role in a band, or simply improve your existing skills, you’ve come to the right place!

The Best Electric Bass Teachers in Dallas

Take a look at our directory of bass instructors in Dallas, and the surrounding cities in Texas. Our teachers offer bass guitar lessons in Dallas, Plano, Arlington, Frisco, and Keller. Or, if you pre

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fer learning digitally, online Dallas bass guitar lessons can also be arranged - just ask!

Do you learn better by ear? One five-star instructor is Michel E., who played by ear for 11 years and is personally aware of the gift that is learning and creating your own music. Many reviewers say he’s one of the best electric bass teachers in Dallas. Whatever your desired learning style, you’re sure to find a TakeLessons teacher who can help you reach your goals.

Preparing for Bass Guitar Lessons in Dallas, Texas

Looking to purchase your first bass guitar? Your TakeLessons teacher will be there to help you pick the right instrument for your needs. You can also visit Guitar Center in Upper Greenville, or Sam Ash in North Dallas for a wide range of bass guitars and accessories to try out.

When getting to and from lessons, keep in mind that the multiple Interstate highways in Dallas can quickly become congested. Dallas drivers are delayed daily because traffic can be fierce during rush hours, especially from 6:30 AM to 9 AM and 4 PM to 6:30 PM.

For this reason, many students prefer to take public transportation to get to bass lessons in Dallas, TX. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit or DART offers a single-ride fare of $1.25 per person, and an affordable one-day pass (with unlimited rides) for $2.50.

Finding Your Own Musical Style

The bass can represent a completely different sound depending on who is playing it. Think of John Entwistle, Mike B., “The Flea”, James Jamerson, or Victor Wooten. These few musicians are all highly skilled, professional bass guitarists, but they each have their own unique approach to playing the instrument.  

Researching the many different musical styles is a fast route to creating your own unique style for your craft. A deep dive into professional bass guitarists and the music that made them famous will open your eyes and ears to the fantastic possibilities of Dallas bass guitar lessons.

To get inspired before taking bass lessons in Dallas, you may want to visit one of the local public libraries. The Eugene McDermott university library in Richardson has a wide range of sheet music, music theory books, and accessible recordings from hundreds of bass players, providing a wide range of songs and styles.

Another great way to discover your inner bass beat is to tune into local radio stations like 106.1 Kiss FM in Dallas. The High Noon Countdown features the top five songs in the country to get you inspired for your next bass lesson in Dallas, TX.

Practice Makes Perfect

One of the best ways to get better at bass is to connect with other local musicians. A common misconception is that you shouldn’t play for others until you are good enough. The fact is, playing with others actually helps you improve faster than you ever could by yourself.

Consider joining a jam group like the DFW Jazz Combo in Dallas, a community organization devoted to the study of jazz in an open combo “jam sesh” setting. This is a great opportunity to put your skills to use and absorb some confidence from the synergy of the group.

They welcome anyone who plays to join in, either by playing off shared charts or freestyle jamming. Working on improvisational skills in a group setting also builds performance skills! Membership to the DFW Jazz Combo is free and there’s no commitment required.

Your TakeLessons instructor will also likely be able to connect you with other musicians at your level that you can practice with, or even introduce you to local performance opportunities. When you're ready to take your skills to the next level, sign up for lessons and become the bassist you've always dreamed of being.

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If you’ve ever seen or heard an MTV Unplugged concert, you’ve probably seen and heard an acoustic bass guitar. This is a hollow body instrument that is the size of an acoustic guitar, but has the sound of a bass. In the 1980s and 1990s, rock bands would perform their electric guitar songs with acoustic guitars, and bassists could be heard or seen playing these instruments that are not too common in the world of music.  But if they made it all the way to the MTV screens for decades, why h …

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How to Read & Find Bass Guitar Tabs For Your Favorite Songs

Want to play all of your favorite songs on bass? Learn where to find the tabs you need in this guest post by San Diego teacher Justine D...   Bass guitar tabs can help you sharpen your listening skills, try out new skills and techniques, and — of course — learn your favorite songs’ bass lines! In this blog post, we’ll cover where you can find bass guitar tabs and how to decide which one you want to use. What is a bass guitar tab and how do you read it? Did you know that “ …

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