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Jonathan G.

26 Reviews
Richmond, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Pollak Award for Excellence in the Arts from Richmond Magazine
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Jonathan G.

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I've played both Fretted and Fretless Electric Bass since I was 16. I even got to study Double Bass with Clarence Seay at VCU and I specialize in songs from the Great American Songbook (show tunes movie themes, etc) plus improvisation for working musicians.

About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Specializing in online lessons. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in

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Kwesi A.
Jonathan is very very patient and has all the skills to train everyone. I will recommend to everyone who needs to know, study and enjoy the excitement in playing piano, guitar and singing .
Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.
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Michael M.

4 Reviews
Powhatan, VA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Child Psychology from John Tyler Community College
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Michael M.

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I have been helping students reach their goals for over 20 years! I am a working musician and professional performer who has been involved in music my entire life. My teaching methods help students achieve success because I adjust to each student's needs and abilities, individually, to create a great experience. I couple traditional teaching with performances and offer professional student shows and concerts throughout the year to help enrich the experience! Above all, I teach you how to have fun and really enjoy your musical journey, lets get started today!

About Michael

Hello, My name is Michael and Im excited to meet you! I've been teaching private & Professional lessons since 1997! I love helping students accomplish their goals like, getting into college, hit auditions, and more, but above all I love to inspire the love of Music and Performance Arts! Throug

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Michael K.
Stellar teacher! He really knows his stuff and how to convey it!
Justine
I am an adult who has no experience with any type of instrument and was very nervous and intimidated at first. Then I met with Michael, and though there was a ton of information we had to go through, he really made me feel at ease. He has the knowledge, patience, and understanding I was really looking for in a teacher and I'm so happy I found him!
Holly
With his flexibility and willingness to accommodate us my daughter learned a lot from him. He was a wonderful teacher and a great person to do business with.
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Gavin L.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Theater from West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gavin L.

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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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Ed L.
Gavin is very patient, clear and is open and sensitive to my level
Anish P.
Very professional and patience teaching my son observed last 3 classes

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Andy M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best of 2015 from Thumbtack.com
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Andy M.

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I have been teaching bass for 30+ years, I start out with the rudiments of music, which include... Reading the Bass Clef, (and bass tabs) notes and note values, Rests, Time signatures etc. In the lessons you will learn good right hand position and technique, Left hand position, The fingerboard (fret-board), music theory and exercises, lessons on slapping, popping, tapping, chords scales, finger picking, Bass riffs, and tips, and many other lessons, of course you will learn simple songs as well as working on complicated songs and riffs, my lessons involve ear-training and when applicable sight-singing or harmonizing, which I try to encourage all students and musicians to do.

About Andy

With an AA at Broward College as a Voice major and piano minor, 3 years with Gold Coast Opera chorus, Former Musical Director and lead voice instructor at Paul Green School of Rock, and over 30 years teaching mentoring and performing, I am able to offer a diverse innovative range of educational res

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Greg
Nice easy to get along with - Very knowledgeable in music industry. Nice studio.
Rick C.
This is my first experience with a vocal teacher and I was a bit nervous. Andy is very knowledgable and friendly and I'm looking forward to my next lesson.
Don H.
Only one lesson so far, Andy uses the time well and gave me good homework to do.
So far very helpful and fun.
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Rob D.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music - Vocal Performance from Phoenix College (Phoenix, AZ)
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Rob D.

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We're gonna play some grooves and HAVE FUN! I'm a professional musician and have been a performing bassist for over 20 years, and I hope to pass along some of my knowledge and expertise to you. I customize your lessons to your needs and what you want to do with your ability to play bass. I can prepare you for any genre as I include fundamentals (for example, scales and arpeggios) in your practice. I use these books for reference and/or lesson work:
- Hal Leonard's Bass Method-Books 1, 2 & 3 (Ed Friedland)
- Mel Bay's Deluxe Jazz & Rock Bass Method (Vincent Bredice)
I can help you learn how to play with a pick, how to "slap & pluck," how to sing and play simultaneously, and even how to sightread.

About Rob

Hey there! I've been performing music for as long as I can remember, and performing professionally for over 30 years. I have formal training and 12 years of teaching experience. I teach with positivity, patience, and perseverance and help you express the music in you! *** Lesson Details ***

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Parker C.
Rob was great working with my 11 year old. This was our first lesson and it was obvious Rob has a background in teaching and working with kids. He explains things in a simple manor and has a lot of patients. We look forward to working with him.
Wayne L.
Rob Is there a professional knowledgeable and patient I was very satisfied with my very first bass lesson
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Matt O.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matt O.

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My bass guitar teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment.
My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals.
My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience.
My classes with you will include the following content:
• Warm up exercises
• Fundamentals
• Mindfulness techniques
• Note reading
• Tab reading
• Sight reading
• Left hand/ right hand techniques
• Burst practicing (burnout prevention)
• Micro movements/economy of motion
• Proper posture both sitting and standing
• Stage performance techniques
• Embellishments
• Improvisation
• Unorthodox techniques
• Scales and Keys
• Theory
• Fretboard mastery
• Chords (all types)
• Songwriting
• Transcription
• Memorization
• Self sufficiency

About Matt

***ALL OF MY LESSONS ARE CURRENTLY TAUGHT ONLINE USING SKYPE OR ZOOM*** Whether you are starting from square one, or you've reached a point where you can't go further on your own, or you would like to sharpen skills you already possess and want to take them to a higher level, I'm your guy. I

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Sydney
I've been taking lessons from Matt for more than 8 years now since I was young and he's super friendly and encouraging! Highly recommend as he has experience with many different areas of guitar and that offers freedom to learn whatever you want.
Luke Lehman
Matt is able to spot small things that make a big difference in a musician's journey no matter how far along they are. His demeanor puts his students at ease, and always encourages and builds up. I'd recommend Matt to anyone, at any level, wanting to grow as a musician!!
Joe
Matt is a great teacher with an extensive knowledge of guitar and music as whole. He is willing to help teach any song you want and has a great sense of humor.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Chesterfield, VA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Chesterfield is $65. 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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"I am a complete novice and am grateful to have a patient teacher like Akos. So happy to have connected with a teacher who is patient with a complete novice"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"Excellent Teacher

Not only did I learn how to play the songs I like, but I also learned key musical concepts and theories that helped to advance my musical skills outside of lessons. I thoroughly enjoyed having Rob as a teacher."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"Very easy to get along with which makes it easy to want to learn. Made things I found hard to understand more understandable on my level. And I can actually come up with decent riffs on my own now. Definitely recommend for any age."
Key
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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"Greg provides a personalized lesson plan. He helped me transition from an acoustic guitar player to a bass guitar player. He knows so many techniques and has great advice. I recommend him for lessons."
Lisa
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg is extremely knowledgeable and did a great job of structuring the lessons around my areas of interest!"
Loren
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Ahmad is a wonderful instructor and musician. He connects with people of all levels and is able to break down complicated ideas into more easily digestible pieces."
Lawrence
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Ed is an effective teacher that is patient and talented. He plays the bass effortlessly and has awesome taste in music! If you're a rock or metal fan and want to learn guitar or bass, you found your teacher. Thanks Ed!"
Jessie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Greg is a fantastic teacher! He meets his students at their level and is positive, enthusiastic and flexible to each student's needs. He taught both of my sons, who are very different personalities, and they still love to use the talents he brought out of them. I highly recommend Greg's lessons."
Doug
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg has been great to work with. Very patient and creative in his teaching. My son looks forward to seeing Greg each week. He has grown and leaned a lot in working with Greg."
Suzanne
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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