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Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Jazz Bass Performance from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
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Tommy W.

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I've been playing bass since I was 11. I have a degree in jazz performance so improvisation plays a key role in my lessons, but am fully capable of teaching any style. If you take lessons with me, we will certainly cover the basics of two finger style grooves, but can easily dive into advanced techniques like two hand tapping, artificial harmonics, chordal playing, three finger techniques, and slapping and popping.

About Tommy

My name is Tommy. I've been playing bass and guitar since I was 11 years old. When I was in high school, I won my school's Duke Ellington Jazz Performance Award my junior year. Around this time I began to work at my neighborhood's local lesson shop Let's Play Music! off of W Broad Street in Falls C

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Julia
Tom is a good teacher with solid knowledge which he is able to pass on in a clear and understandable way.
Matthew F.
Tommy is a solid bass guitar teacher. My lesson was better than expected!
Anne P.
Just had my first guitar lesson. Tommy was very patient and supportive and explained clearly what I needed to do.

Joe B.

11 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugues, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Theory / MpB Arrangements for Acoustic Guitar from Fundacao Carlos Gomes - Belem - PA Brazil
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Joe B.

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Additional Bass Techniques:

Fifths
Roots
Slapping
Popping

About Joe

My method is a fun, energy-packed and safe environment where kids are encouraged to love God, music, their band members, and their electric guitar or bass. My desire is to partner with parents to teach kids (6 and up) basic music skills using technology, rock, blues and worship, and this to serv

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Rishi A.
Kids liked Joe a lot!
Sophie D.
Joe continues to work with my 7-year-old daughter, she loves his technique and style.
Praneel + Preeti K.
Joe is patient and is very flexible with schedule changes. My kids love his class.
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John B.

101 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

101 Reviews
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Bass lessons are given to the very beginner up to more advanced players. The lessons include instructions in note reading, theory, improvisation and repertoire building. Through the use of specified books, exercises, and songs, students will learn how to play various styles of music including Rock, Blues, Jazz and Country. All levels are welcomed.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Syed M.
Very approachable and knowledgeable!
Scott B.
John is very patient and extremely knowledgeable. He is the best instructor/teacher i have had in the many years I have taken lessons.
Judith W.
Excellent and it's just my first lesson!

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David E.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Cum Laude from Florida Atlantic Unversity
  • Teaching since 1998
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David E.

30 Reviews
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I have a good deal of knowledge in understanding the Bass and coming up with some good Bass lines within a groove.

About David

A fun, friendly, and professional Music Instructor at your service for Voice, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, & Ukulele! I have a BA degree from Florida Atlantic University in Music Performance for Classical/Flamenco/Jazz/Blues guitar and I've also performed on the Piano/Keyboards for a couple differe

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Leonard A.
David is an excellent instructor. He is clear, patient, and very talented himself. He has a very relaxed personality.
Paula H.
Great teacher. My son has disabilities and David works around this seamlessly. I couldn't ask for a better piano teacher!
Kash & Scarlett S.
So happy with David! Our kids loved him and looking forward to their next session!

Tim M.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tim M.

11 Reviews
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Classical fingerstyle lends itself well to teaching bass.

About Tim

I am a Hartt School of Music trained classical guitarist raised on the electric guitar. With over 20 years of teaching experience, I have helped students of all ages achieve their musical goals. Whether it's getting into the school jazz band, a college degree program or simply playing for friends,

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Cullen
I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him.
Sam
Tim is an excellent guitar teacher and an overall great guy. He provided me with structure and support, enabling me to make the most out of my practice and ultimately progress as a player. His warm personality and contagious enthusiasm for music kept me looking forward to our time together each week. He was also very flexible when it came to scheduling to accommodate for my dynamic schedule.
Brad
Tim is an excellent teacher, providing excellent advice, practice techniques, and insights. He makes learning and improving easy and enjoyable.
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Liana B.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Liana B.

53 Reviews
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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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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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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Annandale, VA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Annandale 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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"My stepson has had two lessons thus far and his feedback regarding Joe is all positive. He said Joe is laid back and he likes Joe's teaching style."
Chris
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"Greg is an exceptional teacher of all ages. He has an infectious enthusiasm for teaching aspiring musicians from beginner to accomplished."
Hank
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I started as an intermediate bass player. Mark was very helpful in advancing my skills in a very short amount of time. He is very patient and easy to work with. I highly recommend him."
David Hagen
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mark H.
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"Very thorough, and I feel extremely confident with my instrument now!"
Dennis
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Caleb F.
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"Dave is a very experienced teacher. His vast knowledge of music and outstanding teaching methods are helping me become a better bass guitar player."
Chuck
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Dave K.
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"Jason is an amazing teacher very informative knows his stuff 100% would recomend him to anyone looking to learn to play AWESOME TEACHER"
Chad
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"I’ve wanted to learn the bass for awhile, and after a month of trying on my own my husband got me some bass lessons with Moa. I was really nervous to start, but our weekly lessons have become the highlight of my week. Moa is very patient and really good at explaining things in ways I can understand. I’m very excited to continue lessons with her - I can’t think of another person I’d want to have as a music teacher."
Brian
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Moa M.
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"Marc is incredibly friendly and willing to work around a student's
schedule. After taking several years off of formal lessons, he was very
willing and accommodating to meet me at my current skill level and
knowledge, while designing lessons to meet my goals and interests."
Chris
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"A top notch player who can also instruct as well, which is a rarity. Greg’s method of teaching builds on itself week after week. I found myself having “aha” moments after sessions when I began to understand the fretboard better after only a few lessons."
Bobby
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Great person to work with to achieve your goals."
jim
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Robert C.
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