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Daniel B.

16 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Barry McDonald Scholarship from University of Tennessee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Joe B.

11 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugues, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe B.

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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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Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Jazz Bass Performance from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

Meet Online Bass Guitar Teachers Serving Reston, VA

Matt O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt O.

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The bass is so under rated. Musicians may crack jokes about us, but you know what we bassists have? Gigs. Bassists get gigs.

People talk like the bass is so boring because we play repetitive bass lines, but guess what? Outside the solos, all the other instruments play repetitive things too. So don't let that push you away. Bassists may think they don't get the spotlight often because of a lack of solos, but, most bassists don't play like they are in the spotlight. Go watch Steve Harris, Flea, or Joe Dart command the stage, even with their repetitive basslines.

The bass and drums are two of the best instruments to learn if your goal is to play with a group. Drums and bass are almost exclusively support musicians, rely extremely heavily on rhythm and are the ones really driving a band.

With most modern music (pop, rock, blues, metal, folk, rap, etc.) there are only a handful of basic patterns and chord progressions that get used. Like no matter what kind of building is ...

About Matt

Aside from being proficient at a craft, a good teacher needs the skill of communication. Being the best physicist in the world doesn't make you the best physics teacher. Knowing how to do something and knowing how to make other people understand it are two very different skills. Lets be honest,

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Raymond A.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Caleb A.
I have nothing but good things to say about my lessons with Ray, he's very easy going and he teaches you the theory behind the music as you're progressing so you get the full experience, he's a great teacher and I look forward to more lessons with him
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Rob S.
Ray is a very knowledgeable and skilled piano instructor. He's especially good at finding a balance between making sure that I understand concepts already covered, and challenging me with new ones. I love that he teaches music theory concepts and shows real-life examples of how it's used in music genres that I'm interested in. He also makes "dry" material much more palatable by showing me how to practice things like scales and chords in novel ways that keeps things interesting. I recommend him highly to adult beginners.

Ben Z.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Business Administration from University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Ben Z.

17 Reviews
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I can teach fundamental techniques, musicianship, and songs for electric bass guitar.

About Ben

Ben Z. has been helping people achieve their goals in guitar and music since 2001, and is passionate about teaching students of all ages and skill levels. As an instructor, Ben combines traditional teaching methods with ear training and improvisation to create well rounded experience for the studen

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Zoe W.
Great guy! Really easy-going and knows what he is doing. 10yr old daughter can’t wait for the next lesson!
Greg
Ben was really chill, and even though I had no experience at all, he was patient. His style is super easy to follow, and he encouraged me to really enjoy it.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Reston, VA

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Reston is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $276 per hour.
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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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"Very good lesson. Good mix of theory and practical application!!!! Would recommend Jorge to any bass player!!!"
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jorge C.
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"Great Lessons! Really fun & keep you motivated. Lola is an awesome teacher!"
Mina Saremi
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Lola M.
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"Aaron was a great teacher! I enjoyed how great he was at explaining things to me and he really went at a pace that worked well for me. I think that Aaron really knows his stuff and it come's out when he teaches his lessons. I would highly recommend taking lessons with Aaron!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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"I just want to say thank you. You have been patient and understanding dealing with an older wanna be bassist. Our lessons and sessions have allowed me to relax and truly enjoy my bass guitars. You are an exceptional instructor and I cannot express my thanks for your patience. The smile generated when i sit and play along with my favorite music is ridiculously huge! Thanks, Greg! You allow me to chase a dream/goal without limits. Will give you props ALWAYS!"
Mark
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very patient instruction for my 10 year old son."
Kino
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob R.
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"Matt's a great teacher, musician and person all around. I've played guitar for years now but I always leave feeling like I've learned something useful and its never a dull time! I feel much more confident in my ability to pluck a bass and would recommend him to anyone at any level of playing ability."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew F.
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"Good Lesson, Ron is very organized, multimedia presentation is clear and I am able to understand and put the concepts into daily practice immediately."
William
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"It was always a lifelong dream of mine to play the bass and Chris has made that a reality by providing affordable lessons and taking a slow, hands on approach to teaching me the bass. He is also such a nice guy so that makes the whole experience that much better. I am forever thankful that I met Chris and look forward to working with him more!"
Elizabeth
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Christopher G.
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"Ronald is a really good instructor and I'm pleased with the progress"
Wesley
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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