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Scott S.

6 Reviews
McKinney, TX
Starting at $27
  • B.A. In Jazz Guitar from Kennesaw State University
  • Awarded Most improved Jazz Guitarist from Georgia Perimeter College
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Scott S.

6 Reviews
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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.
Georgia
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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Michael E.

33 Reviews
Dallas, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Piano Lessons from Stonewall Jackson Elementary
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Michael E.

33 Reviews
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Nothing can beat seeing an experienced person playing the bass, except being able to ask that person questions and get answers. One on one private lessons are what I offer in a comfortable, relaxed environment. I can show you exactly how to make all the moves for playing correctly. This makes progress exponentially faster. We also get into theory, which is WHY you are playing the notes you play in songs.

About Michael

*** SKYPE LESSONS *** My name is Mike E. I am a resident of Lake Highlands. I played by ear for eleven years before starting training on music and how to teach by Mr. Terrill Gardner. Terrill took me through music from the Rolling Stones all the way through "Modern Method for Guitar" books I, II,

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Susan
Michael used creative examples to quickly explain certain topics I had never quite grasped before. I can’t wait to go back next week!
Dan
A really cool instructor with friendly patience with someone ignorant like me. Nice Guy!
Steve
Great guy! Really simplifies things for ya. I've been playing almost 20 years and I learned something integral to my becoming a better musician. Highly recommend.
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Joel M.

10 Reviews
Arlington, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 to 70
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Joel M.

10 Reviews
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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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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...
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.

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Ryan B.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded 2012 Most Valuable Tutor from StudyPoint Test Prep
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Communications from North Park University
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Ryan B.

49 Reviews
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I teach electric bass guitar for all levels and styles. I cover the basics, how to read bass sheet music and tab, music theory, scales. I can also help you learn your favorite songs!

About Ryan

Hey There! Are you or the kiddos looking for a new hobby during this spring? Do your students need some additional academic tutoring? My name is Ryan B. I play and teach guitar, bass and drums, and piano and would love to teach you or help you improve your abilities! I have been playing

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shaun
Great first lesson. Look forward to more in-depth lessons to come. Very knowledgeable and easy to work with
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Great first lesson!!
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Gavin L.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gavin L.

26 Reviews
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Online Bass Guitar Teacher

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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Austin R.
Gavin was great to work with during our first lesson. Looking forward to many more!
Renee
Gavin is always very patient with me and is willing to repeat things as many times as he needs to in order for me to understand. He is incredibly knowledgeable and I’m very happy to have him as an instructor!
Thad
We got to know each other, built a good foundation for future lessons...
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Connor T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble Graduate College Winner from DownBeat Magazine (38th Annual)
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Connor T.

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Experienced recording and performing bassist of 15 years. Let me help you learn!

About Connor

Connor Terrones is a guitarist, composer, arranger and private instructor currently residing in Denver, Colorado. He was raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado and found a deep love for music at a young age. At the age of 17, Terrones attended the Colorado Springs Conservatory to study jazz, classica

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Luca
Connor is so easy to work with, extremely knowledgable, and motivating! My son really enjoys the lessons and interacting with Connor. My son has been randomly picking up his guitar to try things from the lessons which a is a huge improvement from the last time we tried lessons. I attribute that to Connor's instructions and passion for what he does. He is also punctual and a good communicator. I highly recommend Connor as an instructor, especially for kids!

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"Incredibly knowledgeable and versatile, yet perfectly personable, Theresa has been an absolute treasure of a teacher. From the very start, she has made the extra effort to relate our lessons to my particular musical interests and aspirations, while also just being tremendously fun to talk to. If she weren't the best music teacher I'd had the privilege of working with (which she certainly is), I'd probably still recommend her for the repartee alone."
Tyler Maffei
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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"Although it's still early in the teaching schedule with Jason, my first lesson was great. Jason made me feel relaxed even though I was nervous, and the materials that he sent me to practice on bass reinforced the teaching session I had with him"
Roy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"David is a fantastic bassist. Every time I play with David, I am amazed how he plays solid groove and touching lines. He has good ear too, so it’s truly enjoyable to interplay with him.
Very contributive, patient, and friendly. David brought me a lot of ideas and consideration in detail. Nice guy!!"
Tomoya
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Excellent, goes above and beyond. Provides you with extra materials to help prepare you for next and future lessons."
Shane
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"Ron is a versatile musician and teacher. I've been playing bass guitar for over 15 years and Ron has helped me tremendously to "up my game" in to the challenging and exciting world of jazz. His lessons are all very well structured and planned out. He gets an "A+" from me!"
Shelby
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"Very good instructor. I was able to learn from him."
Gigi & Adam
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew A.
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"Lots of info she gives in detail....very awesome...."
Waylan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Worth His Weight In Gold!!!

I've been taking lessons with John for over a year now and I've learned so much from his teachings. He has a way of making you feel at home and relaxed during the lesson. I'm partial to playing the Blues but, he has taught me how to relate the different scales to the different types of music.

At this time I'm learning how to read music and understand the theory behind it. The stage that I am at it comes down to practice. If I put in the practice I will be ready to play for that Jazz/Blues band that I so desire.

At the end of my lesson with John, he always find time for us to have a "jam session" be it Pink Floyd's "Money", Eric Clapton's "Sunshine of Your Love", or some good ole' down home "Blues", we get it done! John is a great teacher, musician, instructor and is as advertised!

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Melvin
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Matthew is a great instructor. He weaves together Theory and practical application seamlessly. A lot is covered in a short time."
Viola
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"good all-around teacher

Aaron is a positive and inspiring instructor. He is very competent on the instrument (and I believe he is well versed in more than just bass guitar) and is a working musician. In my lessons he has attempted to guide me into territory I was unfamiliar with in a way that I can understand. Sometimes that has not been so easy, as with Modes, but he is willing to modify the lessons according to what I have wanted to learn and how easily I can absorb it. If there's something I'm not grasping, he tries to explain it in a different manner and with a little effort on my part, I can comprehend it. He definitely wants his students to learn and have fun, while also making it challenging."
djim
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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