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Geoff S.

13 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
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Geoff S.

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Played bass in contemporary worship band. Experienced in teaching rock, blues, jazz, etc.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor
McKinley Dyer
Geoff is great! Really knows what he’s doing. I’ve learned a lot in the three weeks that I’ve been working with him.

Daniel B.

16 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Barry McDonald Scholarship from University of Tennessee
  • Bachelor of Music in Studio Music and Jazz/String Bass Performance from University of Tennessee
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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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Schuyler K.

Centreville, VA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from George Mason University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Schuyler K.

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I make sure I'm in tune with my students' goals and am consistently working to give the best possible instruction!

About Schuyler

Schuyler holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Instrumental Education from George Mason University. He is extremely passionate about teaching and performing all forms of music. Originally from Poughkeepsie, New York, Schuyler grew up in a thriving musical environment with both his parents having musi

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Jeff E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Finnish, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jeff E.

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Mellow. Low key. I will listen to you and help you customise your learning experience. I have an engineering background so there is some method to my madness. We will begin by logging your own time and gaining valuable feedback toward your music goals. The focus is to provide you with accountability for your progress and solutions with concrete real life exercises. I would like to help you maximise your playing experience.

About Jeff

Cool, calm and mellow. When I get talking about something real interesting, then there is much to talk about. -My personality in a nutshell. My first band was in the late 80's where we played rock and blues. Out of these came a number of recordings. More recordings followed during the late 90s

Geoff A.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
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Geoff A.

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From your first notes to learning groove, chords and scales and how they work, to interpreting songs in your own way, using clear and clean materials; from Blues to Jazz to whatever you want, it will all be in reach!

About Geoff

I am a professional musician with a career spanning 40+ years (touring and studio work), and 30+ years teaching music, including college level classes. What do you want to learn? How far you go is up to you! *** Lesson Details *** BEGINNING students start with the fundamentals, what you must

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Michael
I took lessons about 40 years ago from other teachers, not sure what I was expecting. However Geoff far exceeded whatever they were. Very knowledgeable, an excellent teacher.
Jay
My son had a great first lesson with Geoff. He was kind and patient but also very knowledgeable.
Ethan
"It was kind of hard but fun!" My 9 year old left saying, "now I finally know how to learn how to play from sheet music!" Geoff is patient and knowledgeable.
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Raymond A.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 7 to 57
  • BA in Music from Thomas Edison State College
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Raymond A.

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Hello, my name is Ray and I enjoy working with students from ages 8 and up. I have been teaching for 25+ years and my passion for music instruction and development has only grown stronger with age. My background in music covers jazz, Latin, pop, rock, R&B, funk, gospel, and blues. I look forward to the opportunity of working with you or your child!

About Raymond

Hello everyone. I have a classical and jazz piano background. I have performed in various ensembles to include, concert bands, big bands, jazz combos, R&B, Pop, Rock, country, Latin, and worship music. I teach beginners, intermediate and advanced levels in various piano styles as well as improvisat

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Brie H.
My first lesson with Raymond was awesome! I learned a lot of things I didn't know before. I am a beginner and he was very patient with me. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to learn the piano no matter what level youre at.
Greta
I am soooo happy that I selected Mr. Raymond as my instructor. His teaching method makes it easy to learn and he motivates me to continue. He is truly a talented musician and an excellent instructor!
Kat
Mr. Ray always challenged my child to be ready for his next lesson! I believe he is one of the best! My son in 5 months was very well advanced over students who had played for a couple of years. #best

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Dumfries, VA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Dumfries is $65. 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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"I really enjoyed my first lesson. She was highly engaged, patient and had outlined a great plan. I’m very much looking forward to my other lessons."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Glenn is awesome - super knowledgeable, fun, and dynamic! I've loved working with him, so much so that I plan to keep on taking lessons from him even when I move!"
Austine Model
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Glenn S.
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"I’ve been studying with Akos for a few years now and I must say that he helped me a lot! I was struggling with my bass playing for a while and I couldn’t find the right teacher, but as soon as I started taking lessons with Akos I noticed a huge improvement in my playing. He’s an amazing player and an incredible teacher. Don’t hesitate to contact him if you want to get your playing to the next level."
Nick
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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"John is so encouraging, and he was able to read my abilities and needs in just a few moments. I'm looking forward to more lessons!"
Curtis
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Ahmad is basically the best guitar teacher I have worked with. I've learned more about music from him in a year's worth of lessons than I did from five years in band. His books are both comprehensive and accessible in addressing beginning to advanced musical concepts, and he's a very patient teacher who also works well with whatever your style is. Through supplemental songs and riffs, he makes the driest aspects of musical theory and rhythm entertaining. No matter what your background is, you'll quickly become a much better musician through taking lessons with him."
Charline
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I took bass lessons with Jason during the summer. Jason provided a thorough assessment of my skills and challenged me to improve with each lesson. He was always well-prepared when the next lesson commenced. I could also always count on Jason to patiently answer any questions I had. He is also versatile in his teachings (knowledgeable about music theory, too) and will do his best to make certain your musical interests are addressed. Jason’s calm demeanor and patience were also appreciated.Jason did a great job of making certain I was satisfied with my lesson and what I was learning. Kudos to Jason for always giving his best when helping a student reach his/her music goals."
Suzanne
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"Great teacher and very knowledgeable. Laid back but still pushes you beyond your current comfort zone with each lesson. Always felt I learned something new and important each time to help with my development as a beginner bass player!"
Chinonye Nwaokelemeh
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Billy H.
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"Had a great time , I got a lot of new information and insight about my playing right from the get go. Looking forward to next week."
Bill
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David M.
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"For my first lesson it was informative and helpful to get back to playing again.It was a refreshing session."
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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I learned so much from Nick. He is an excellent teacher, one I highly recommend."
Jennifer
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nick B.
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