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John B.

101 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaching since 1986
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John B.

101 Reviews
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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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Syed M.
Very approachable and knowledgeable!
Scott B.
John is very patient and extremely knowledgeable. He is the best instructor/teacher i have had in the many years I have taken lessons.
Judith W.
Excellent and it's just my first lesson!

Joe B.

11 Reviews
Rockville, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugues, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Music Theory / MpB Arrangements for Acoustic Guitar from Fundacao Carlos Gomes - Belem - PA Brazil
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe B.

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Additional Bass Techniques:

Fifths
Roots
Slapping
Popping

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.

Tommy W.

8 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Jazz Bass Performance from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
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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.

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Mitchell P.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Business Admin from University of Phoenix
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Mitchell P.

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I am 48 years old and have been playing Bass since 9 years of age. I’ve played classical and jazz professionally since I was 14 years old. I play Electric as well as String Bass. I am currently a resident Bassist at the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Club in New Orleans LA since year 2000. I tour extensively having performed in many countries around the world. I teach adults as well as children and feel it is an opportunity for me to give back to the world that which music and more specifically the Bass has given me.

About Mitchell

I am 48 years old and I’ve been playing the bass since 9 years of age. I started performing professionally at age 14. I play the String Bass as well as Electric Bass and have performed with several Symphony Orchestras as well as bands. I am currently a resident artist at the legendary Preservation

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Tim
Working with Mitchell is great!
He is classically trained, but now spends most of his time in the world of New Orleans jazz. This means I get a teacher who knows how to teach structure and fundamentals necessary to build a solid foundation, AND style and technique for different genres. Also, he's just a really nice guy! Thanks!
Steve
Mitchell is an incredible teacher with an intricate knowledge of all things bass! We have been doing lessons with him for many months, and every one of them is enriching and engaging!
James L.
Great start, looking forward to working with him.

David F.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Music Major from Atlanta Jr College
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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David F.

8 Reviews
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I teach beginners all the way up to very advanced students.
From the beginning starting levels to reading advanced Jazz and classical pieces,
Also working with the metronome and scale playing in rhythm,

About David

Since beginning his teaching career in 1974 David has taught 7000 people how to play guitar! Some aspiring only to play at home for fun and others to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. David F. has also taught advanced guitar and music theory to several professional musicians who

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Mike L.
I have increased my lesson frequency to two one-hour sessions per week simply because of my progress under David's direction. After only three months of weekly lessons, I can now read music and play while reading. David has introduced me to effective melodic soloing, has significantly improved my understanding of barre chords up and down the fretboard, and has convinced me to abandon "guitaristic" thinking in favor of really understanding the potential of the guitar beyond shape memorization.
Mike L.
For those players serious about music, who are willing to devote the time and attention required to improve, and who appreciate not only learning to play guitar but the theory and history behind the music, David is your man. I have taken lessons in the past, usually consisting of a teacher asking what riffs I wanted to work on that day. Sound familiar? Not David. Within the first two weeks, he has me focused on plucking the strings with more feel, using a pick and fingers simultaneously with my right hand, practicing scales to the tempo of a metronome while using the forwards and backwards technique, etc. He has convinced me that I can become as accomplished a player as I put my mind and heart to. His mantra is to work towards playing at the speed of thought, which, for the first time in my life, looks to be a possibility with time. Thank you, David.
Lewis G.
Just had my first lesson with David. Gave a wealth of info now it's up to me but with his approach I know it will be all good. Have had other teachers but David is not only an accomplished player he is also is able to instruct and teach. Will write again after a few more lessons.
Lewis G.

Isaac L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Isaac L.

3 Reviews
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My primary goal with all of my students is to help them make great music that is true to themselves. I also try to stick with a sound-before-symbol approach to learning music. What this means for my teaching is a focus on training both the ears and technique. I always prefer a more personalized approach to teaching, working with students to find repertoire that speaks to them and improves their musicality and technique.

About Isaac

As I’ve developed my teaching style over the last ten years, I’ve found myself zeroing in on a few key qualities I want to cultivate in my students and in my self. These include great ears, a high proficiency on the instrument, and a strong and interactive sense of musicality. At the center of my p

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Jeffrey
Isaac knows his stuff. He has been great in teaching music theory and piano. Easy to get in contact with and flexible in scheduling.
Greg A.
Isaac is an excellent teacher and is highly recommended. His method is not centered on drills, music reading or repetition, but rather on getting an understanding of how the notes, chords work together. In so doing, the student gets a great understanding of theory and it opens the door to improvisation. In addition he's very patient with folks such as myself who don't come to class with a deep understanding of music theory.
Victoria Danberg
I have just begun lessons with Isaac. He is an excellent teacher; attuned to my needs, very good at explaining things, patient, very good at getting me to understand what I need to know. I look forward to learning upright bass with him!

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"He is a good teacher. Made himself available at all times. Answers all my questions. Everything was good!"
Robert
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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"Matt is super talented at bass and a great teacher! Love learning from him."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew F.
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"Greg is a consummate professional musician who will pass along his expertise to any bass or guitar student.
Greg is also very kind person who relates well to people."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Very very patient and hands on.. everything was in order and he was also very thorough"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"Greg is great. Not only did I learn some skills and strategies to begin using right away, but he gave me confidence to believe that I will be able, with time and practice, play bass well."
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Travis is a wonderfully thorough and methodical teacher. He'll help you fill in gaps and unlock parts of your playing you didn't know existed."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Travis S.
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"My first bass guitar lesson was an excellent experience. Ronald was extremely professional and patient. He is very knowledgeable and definitely makes learning fun. I strongly recommend him as an instructor."
Eric
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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"Great instruction the ultimate in patience. He has a way of teaching that really challenged and put me on a great path of learning. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Jesse
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"Greg was a wonderful and patient teacher with my son who started at Gregs' business Capital Fret at 11 years of age & continued for a few years ,my son learned his love and knowledge of guitar ,both bass a acoustic, and drums through Greg's teachings, Greg recognized my sons' strengths and creativity with guitar and helped direct him in many ways towards my sons'continuing love of music and drums I don't believe my son would have thrived as well with another teacher"
Cheryl
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Greg is a terrific teacher! He excels at the instruments he teaches AND at understanding the needs of his students!"
Cory
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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