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John N.

12 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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John N.

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About John

I have been playing guitar and bass for over 35 years and traveled the world playing concerts in Clubs and Stadiums. My band ESTUS was signed to Columbia Records by Clive Davis, I played with the Eddie Kirkland Blues Band, formed Fat City in Woodstock NY, and played toured nationally with Quicksil

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Cameron R.
Fantastic 1st lesson
Gregory M.
fun interesting & helpful. good start.
Matt
John is great to work with. Very laid back and has a natural feel for just what you need to learn.

John B.

105 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
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John B.

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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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Lucy
I took my first lesson with John this afternoon for the 45 minute session. He is very patient and knows how to teach very well. You will leave with homework that is applicable to your skill level and geared for improvement.
Maya B.
John is an excellent teacher, very patient, and helps you work on your technique. He definitely is the best classical guitar teacher I have ever had.
Anna
John is very patient and listens to what you are trying to get out of your lesson. I cannot recommend him enough.
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David S.

27 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Great teacher!
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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BS Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1998
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Thomas W.

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I can help students learn the basics of the bass guitar and also how to read a lead sheet and accompany jazz standards.

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bu

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy T.
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
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Kyle A.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kyle A.

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I play in a lot of styles of music. I play Rock, Metal, Jazz, funk, Pop, Surf, Country, Hip hop, and even Classical. I will teach all different types of warm ups for faster and great results . I teach music theory and also will be teaching how to sight read and use your ear. I teach at least one new song a lesson that matches your level so you will be able to practice and have fun at the same time. I will teach any of your favorite songs too that you request. Everything will be in accurate detail and will have the basic understanding of music

About Kyle

Hello. I have been playing the bass guitar since 2015. I started playing guitar in 2016. I am 19 years old. I learned piano when I was 8 years old. My favorite genres is rock, metal, funk and jazz. I am currently studying A.S. Music at Queensborough community college. I practice more than 5 times a

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Eric L.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music from Hartt School of Music / University of Hartford
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
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Eric L.

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I've been teaching Bass Guitar for about 15 years. I typically use the Hal Leonard Bass Guitar Method by Ed Freidland books 1, 2 and 3. Great set of books, Covers all aspect of bass playing. Early on, I like to introduce some Blues patterens for the 12 bar blues. These are easy to play but sound great so the students really like them. They give the student an idea of what they will be playing like. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Eric

Hi, Welcome to my TL's profile! If you're looking at this site, you're already on your way to becoming an AWESOME musician! Whether this is your first attempt at music lessons or you've been playing for a while and trying to improve your skills, I'm EXCITED about working with you. I am a p

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Lois
Eric has taught me a lot in 5 months! He is patient but also corrects my technique which I appreciate. He explains the various skills and techniques making sure that I understand them using efficient fingering. He is also left handed which helps me see the mirror image as I am right handed. Highly recommend him!
Lauren M.
Eric Bybee
I’ve had two lessons with Eric and both have been fun and informative. Eric’s approach allows the student to discover while learning, a useful approach to instruction. As an adult learner retuning to music after many years I’ve found Eric’s method refreshing.

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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 $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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"Great instructor, patient, and willing to work at your pace."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rick P.
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"Daniel is a very skilled bassist , lessons are going well . I really like him . Looking forward to our next lesson ."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"I am very particular about where I receive my education/instructions. I'm extremely particular about educators/instructors. Be it martial-arts, college institutions, or bass playing. I performed an extensive search for a bass instructor, I am a beginner and I wish to become one of the best. Taking this seriously, I decided to go with Ray upon reading his credentials - I did NOT go wrong by doing so! He is very knowledgeable and he exudes attention to detail from his military experience - that's important to me since I am military. I am confident that I will be held to a high standard, not being allowed to slide by for the sake of time and money - but also having fun and being motivated to progress. I would not consider another instructor. When I am close to the advanced level, I will be considered one of the best bass players because of his teaching. Trust me, if I was not satisfied, I WOULD SAY SO!!!!"
Donald
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Raymond A.
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"My son has really enjoyed his lessons and I have seen a lot of progress."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Speedy B.
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"As a music instructor myself, I recognize Mr. Borkovski as an incredibly passionate and skillful musician and a bass guitar instructor to my 13-year-old son.
He recognizes and respects every child's personality and needs, and tries to find ways to approach every student to achieve maximum results.
Mr. Borkovski carries with him the idea that children can be successful in making music if given the foundation on which to begin. Therefore, he is very patient and meticulous in teaching every technique. He also expects his students to follow his instructions while practicing at home for greater results. Mr. Borkovki is very personable, friendly, with a great sense of humor. My son likes his personality and looks forward to his guitar lessons every week. In addition to building a sense of understanding and trust with his students, Mr. Borkovski embraces the parents of his students and values them as allies in their children’s musical education.

Angela S., a mom of a 13-year-old student of Mr. Borkovki."
Angela
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Vladislav B.
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"David is always a joy to play with. His playing is sensitive, intuitive, and very musical. He brings a mastery of his instrument and adapts it to the material. He also happens to be a super nice guy, which makes him easy to work with."
Matthew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Quickly assessed appropriate level to begin at and jumped right in. Really impressive musician with great communication."
Faith
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Steven F.
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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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"Greg lessons where very individualized and personal. He used music the student was interested and involved with. Also worked very successfully in helping student purchases and understand the bass guitar. Greg’s way of stretching the students skills by preforming with him and demonstrating advanced techniques builds desire and appreciation for learning. Appreciate Greg’s talents and desire to share his knowledge with His students"
Diane
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Great at making sure you understand the basics of music theory before proceeding to the instrument itself. Helping me become a more confident and smarter musician."
Farreen
Took Bass Guitar lessons from James R.
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