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David S.

28 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • 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 playing

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Neci Guy
Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
Hannah
Great teacher!
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John B.

107 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 music

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Tony H.
Just completed my first 45 minute lesson with John. He was really down to earth, listened to what I wanted out of my lessons and we worked on those things. I feel like I’m already make progress.
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.
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John N.

13 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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John N.

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Finger or pick styles

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 Quicksilv

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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.
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Paul M.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • B.S. Business Management from St. John's University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Paul M.

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I am an experienced bass guitar teacher for over 20 years. I teach students of all levels and ages. I structure your lesson around what the student wants to learn while also building a solid foundation in music theory. I usually use Mel Bay instruction books.

About Paul

I have been teaching music for about 30 years mostly on the guitar but I also give lessons on the bass, piano, and ukulele. I give lessons to beginner and intermediate students of all ages. If you want to learn and have fun I am ready for your lesson. In addition to teaching I have played in vari

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Ishita G.
He is very kind and patient teacher
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Dion
instructor is great,student needs to study more
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Geoff S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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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 sch

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Art B.
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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
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Luke P.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Master of Music from University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2003
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Luke P.

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Techniques and theory to get you grooving in any style. Work on general concepts, specific tunes or both.

About Luke

Welcome to my Take Lessons profile, and thank you for your interest lessons. I'm a full time musician and music educator based in Winston Salem, NC. I've spent my life loving music and I feel very lucky to have the opportunity to share that love with my students. My own obsession with music beg

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Erin Malone
Great first lesson! Luke is very patient and was able to explain things in a way I could understand. I have no prior musical training.
Dean
Luke is knowledgeable and personable. He is a clear communicator too. I have looked for a guitar teacher for two years now. Finally my search is over.
Morgan
Luke is patient with my son and my son is enjoying his lessons.

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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 $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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"Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Peter B.
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"GBC is a phenomenal teacher - knowledgeable, patient and understanding and tremendously talented. I highly recommend him for bass and extended range bass guitar!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I met Jesse as a fellow musician when starting a band. Though I could PLAY bass, I didn't have the knowledge to apply theory and other tools to improve my playing and speed up my learning. Jesse started teaching me how the fretboard works (other than just numbers), keys, and the corresponding modal scales, and even technique for playing better. At first I was confused and impressed by this new world, but his ability to break down each element, and apply it to your personal learning style is really beneficial to any player. He's helped transition from playing bass like a rhythm guitar to playing bass like the instrument it should be, and opened me up to many opportunities to play with his other students as well. Definitely the teacher to check out if you want to improve your playing, and know you have the drive. He will call you on it, if you haven't been practicing!"
Kevin O'Connell
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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"For this first lesson things went very well and looking forward to more."
Jorge
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"There is no doubt this teacher knows the guitar inside and out. Nice balance to class- theory and playing. Fun and challenging. He delivered class work and homework in very doable measures. He made himself available for one free half-hour one-on-one class with each student with the individual needs of each student the targeted goal. I would take another guitar class with this instructor if it were offered."
Victoria
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I had so much fun. And I am learning more techniques than before."
Dana
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Andrew is down to earth, but amazing when it comes to understanding music and communicating it well. I look forward to each lesson."
Steven
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Andrew S.
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"Greg has taught me everything from the basics to playing songs and reading tabs and I still learn something new every lesson."
Sarah
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson and can't wait for more. She is sooo much fun and make me want to play more."
Dana
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Cheatan has excellent teaching skills, he is patient, very nice and makes his class really fun."
Marta
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Chaetan N.
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