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Daniel B.

16 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Daniel B.

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Studying electric bass with me means you get customized lessons with your interests and goals in mind. Eartraining, technical facility, and a strong sense of groove/rhythm are honed to make great bassists that love playing their instruments. I teach any style - from jazz and latin bass to motown, rock, and metal.

About Daniel

Hello! My name is Daniel and I have been playing and teaching guitar and bass (electric and upright) in all styles for over 15 years. I even have a Masters Degree and a Bachelors in music to show for it. My students have the benefit of highly customized lessons based on their interests and goals

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Eric
Taking Electric Bass Guitar lessons with Dan Brown, has been a great experience. Dan listened to my goals and tailored the lessons around my ability and musical influences. His classes are well structured, but also relaxed. Dan has incredible knowledge of the Bass and has encouraged me in all styles of play including slap Bass. I have no hesitation in recommending Dan to anyone interested in learning Bass.
Rohan
Good experience definitely would recommend! Encouraging teacher who is committed to helping you learn what you want to learn.
Warren G.
Daniel covered all the basics of playing the double bass very clearly and extended the lesson a little to allow me to work on a couple of songs,
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Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • 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.
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Joe B.

11 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugues, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe B.

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Additional Bass Techniques:

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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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Brandon T.

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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Advanced
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Brandon T.

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About Brandon

*** Specialties *** I specialize in singing, all styles. I have a large acting and musical theater background as well, over 40 musicals with many lead roles and ensemble roles. I can teach all levels of music theory and songwriting, encouraging students to have a deep understanding of music in

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Ricardo P.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Piano performance from State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ricardo P.

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beginner and intermediate bass lessons

About Ricardo

I have been a professional musician and teacher all my adult life. Music is my passion and has always been how I make a living. I teach piano/keyboards, guitar, voice, bass and ukulele. I studied classical piano at SUNY at Buffalo and I initially learned to play guitar and singing on my own. Years

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Jeff J.
Ricardo is patient and focuses on technique.
Paul C.
Ricardo was very helpful and easy to work with. Very knowledgeable and personable. Understood my needs and desires.
Charlie
Great lesson with great pointers!

David S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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Lucas
David was very patient and thorough with the introductory lesson. He corrected some basic habits my son had and had him sounding better in 10 minutes.

He also had practical recommendations for daily practice.

I highly recommend David.
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Arlington, VA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Arlington is $64. 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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"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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"I've had a good experience with Alex. He has a very thoughtful approach and is very knowledgeable. I think he is a great teacher and would fully recommend him."
jeff
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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"Oliver is a fantastic teacher! My daughter has been taking lessons with him for a few years now and loves it - she plays both the Electric and Upright Bass and Oliver teaches her both.
She loves his teaching style - he is very encouraging, and positive.
Can't recommend highly enough."
Lucy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Nathaniel taught my son who was a beginning player on the bass guitar. I couldn't be more please with the results. Nathaniel did all the normal teacher stuff--had a plan, had prepared goals, gave music homework, was timely--but on top of that he had a friendly, inviting personality that invited my son to want to spend time learning music. It was Nathaniel's happy, inviting attitude that really made things click during my son's lessons and I'm thankful he was willing to take him in as one of his students."
Eric
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nathaniel M.
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"Very helpful and patient instructor. Breaks things down into understandable concepts for newer learners. Highly recommend!"
Ray
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Cullen G.
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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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"There is no finer teacher anywhere than Greg!
Having never played any instrument before , Greg took away any worries or anxiety I might have had. His patience and vast expertise with stringed instruments is truly amazing. Students learn at their own pace not the instructors. Greg has students making actual music very early in the process. Being able to actually play something right away is highly motivating and more importantly Fun !
Greg’s personality and his amazing talent makes it very easy to engage in the process . Having taken Bass Guitar lessons for several years with Greg , I can’t imagine what it might have been like with another teacher. Greg is an amazing instructor !
You won’t be disappointed!"
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"very nice and knowledgeable person; flexible and motivated."
Mike
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"I've been playing bass for a few years and Greg helped me mold my techniques and styles. The skills I've acquired from his lessons have given me the ability to increase my skills as a musician in a way that wouldn't have been possible otherwise. I highly recommend!!"
Rob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Matt is awesome, He is passionate about music and it shows in his teachings. He creates a comfortable environment and is very patient so learning comes naturally. I would highly recommend Matt to anyone who is serious about seeing results."
Jesse
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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