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Erica S.

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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Erica S.

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Hi there bass player!

I am a professional bassist with over 15 years of experience playing live, recording, and writing. I have a deep love for playing with great time, groove, feel, and knowing the difference between the three. ;)
Not only do I love everything about the low-end, I really really love to teach. Seeing students achieve their goals in each lesson while being able to see (and hear!) their own improvements from week to week is what I'm really passionate about.
I enjoy working with students at all levels from complete beginner to seasoned professional.

If you are interested in working on any the following, I would be happy to work with you:
- How to play bass in a band setting
- Reading music
- Understanding chord charts
- Playing with a metronome
- Learning how to practice
- Scales, chord changes, and harmony
- Writing and constructing bass lines
- Time, groove, and feel
- How to get an idea from your brain to the bass
- How to be a great bassist in the studio
- ...

About Erica

I have played in many bands over the years, some you might have heard of! Playing music is my favorite thing in the world, and I'm here to help you get to know and love the bass too!

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Wade B.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Wade B.

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I have a fluid teaching approach based on my REAL LIFE EXPERIENCE with an emphasis on improving technique, musicianship and a “truth is love approach” to ensure musical improvement within the first two weeks of lessons! I sincerely believe creating music should be a joyful & fulfilling experience and one that will be a positive change in someone’s life (as it has been for mine). I teach all genres of music on multiple instruments and specialize in audition preparation, real-life gig preparation and musical mastery. I want my students to reach their musical potential and aspirations, while having a good time doing something that they love.

About Wade

I am a GRAMMY Nominated educator, trumpeter, guitarist, bassist, pianist, singer/songwriter, composer/arranger, drummer and recording artist. I graduated from University of Indianapolis with a Bachelor’s of Arts with a concentration in Jazz Studies and the University of Cincinnati College Conserva

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Wade is great at challenging you to become a better musician and is able to explain theory in relatable ways that allow me to remember through association. Easy to schedule and work with as well, he is a great communicator and flexible with lessons. 13/10 recommend!!
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Steven C.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Steven C.

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I started off playing Bass Guitar in 2011. We start off first by memorizing the fretboard and learning octaves, and scales. I have good finger exercise tequniques that will get you playing good.

About Steven

My name is Steve and I have been playing guitar since 2013. I teach the basics. I have taught ages 8- 45 from the very beginning to the intermediate stage. I started off with drums in 2005 and moved to bass guitar and then started playing guitar. I started playing in bands as a bassist and took a

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Joe A.

11 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Joe A.

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Experienced teacher of over 20 years. All styles, techniques taught..focusing on fundamental musicianship for beginner/intermediate levels. Hal Leonard books used with lessons tailored to students goals and musical tastes. Teacher and staff member of Victor Wooten's Bass Nature Camp and Gerald Veasley's Bass Bootcamp for over 15 yrs. Let's have fun and learn together!!

About Joe

Professional bassist/teacher with over 20 yrs of experience. Teachers/mentors include Victor Wooten, Marcus Miller, Steve Bailey, Gerald Veasley, Gary Willis. I have taught and staffed for Victor Wooten's Bass Nature Camp and Gerald Veasley's Bass Bootcamp for over 15 yrs.

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Abraham
Excellent teacher! Joe is so easy-going and knows how to tailor his lessons to your experience level. It felt like sitting with an old friend and learning how to play, even though we'd never met before. Looking forward to growing as a bassist!
Sara Ann B.
Analysis of your technique is made swift in a non-judgmental manner of speaking.
Sara Ann B.
This inspiring teacher finds the errors I am making quickly and has excellent handouts.
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Andrea B.

247 Reviews
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  • Speaks Sicilian, Spanish, Italian, English
  • Bachelor in Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College Of Music
  • Awarded Best Filmscore from International Salunto Film Festival
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Andrea B.

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Berklee Graduate with 18 years of experience. I can teach you how to play with fingers and pick, walking bass Lines for blues or jazz, popular rock and pop songs. I studied with Regi Wooten and can teach slap very proficiently.

About Andrea

I have been teaching professionally for the past 15 years and love it! Academically, I hold two degrees (production & performance) cum laude at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music in Massachusetts and have ever since worked as a guitarist, bassist and producer. I was fortunate enough to work

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Lucia
Andrea is a great teacher! He is able to tailor every lesson and make it fun to learn. My skills at the guitar significantly improved over the past few months. I strongly recommend him.
Maria
Great teacher. I love learning new songs and the way Andrea teaches makes the learning process easy and fun!
Malza
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Eric J.

438 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Endorsed Artist from Elixir Guitar Strings
  • Teaching since 1994
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Eric J.

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I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old and started teaching guitar and bass when I was 16. I began working with takelessons in 2013. My method is step-by-step and easy and to understand. I will help you to become a great bassist.

Right hand: finger style, pick & slapping/popping
Groove, rhythms and playing time
Time signatures, walking bass lines, arpeggios, chords
Double stops, chords & improvising.

Chord/Music theory and bass line construction/development

About Eric

I give my students 110% and take pride in my students growth and accomplishments. I began working with takelessons in 2013 teaching students of all different ages, ability levels in-person and online. I teach many different subjects, and my experience as an online music teacher is unmatched. I'v

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I've been taking lessons with Eric for years and am continuously surprised at how great my voice sounds! Lessons have changed over the years as I've progressed and worked on different technical elements and different styles of music. I would highly recommend!

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"I am very satisfied with the teaching methods and vast musical knowledge of Greg. I recommend him to anyone at any level of learning how to play bass guitar."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I am enjoying spending this time with Ryan and learning from him."
Chuck
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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"Greg is very flexible with putting the lesson online or in person. The online set up is really sweet. He’s got a good camera and computer programs that aid in the lesson. It’s really as good as being in person. I can’t recommend Greg enough. He’s been teaching for many years and knows how to break things down. Every week I leave with a challenge. SOOO GOOD!!!!"
Audrey
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Not being a complete beginner, I sought David's instruction to improve my skill set. I really enjoyed the way David breaks down complicated topics into manageable components that I can drill in between lessons. I was mostly a metal head but through exploration, David also opened me up to the idea of Jazz and improvisation. As a bonus, we had some really good functional programming conversations as well. He is also a talented Scala engineer."
Lewis
Took Bass Guitar lessons from David S.
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"Greg is an excellent teacher for any level or age of student. He has fantastic and proven methods of teaching. My lessons are something I look forward to every week. Comfortable atmosphere. He has exceptional talent. Has the gifting and ability to make learning fun and exciting. He is dedicated and passionate about teaching can also repair and set up your instrument. Highly recommend him."
Hank
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"This is the guy you are looking for.

At 42 I finally got around to buying my first guitar (no musical background other than fan) and set about teaching myself with books and videos. 10 months later I realized that in spite of working at it every day I was going to get to the 1-year mark and not be able to play a single song all the way through (of the 70's and 80's hard rock that I love, I could play "Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star" pretty well). I was rapidly becoming "that guy" who can play sloppy intros to 300 songs, but nothing else.

I looked around the web, and settled on Ahmad because of his credentials and reviews, and I could not be happier with my choice.

The thing that makes Ahmad special is that he put as much effort into becoming a great guitar teacher as he did in becoming a great guitar player. Every lesson is tailored exactly to my ability at that time. If ever I have had particular trouble with something Ahmad is ready with additional material, alternate ways to learn it, different ways to explain it. No matter what the technique or concept, Ahmad has seen this mistake before and knows just what to do. Some days I leave with many pages of material to master, and some days just one or two. It is all about how slowly or quickly I am picking up the new thing, and all about learning things the right way so that the foundation is solid when I am ready to advance to the next level. There is no schedule or competition (except with myself) and the only objective is to learn more and get better.

To show examples in action Ahmad routinely finds 70s and 80s hard rock for me (not every single note is from Guns-n-Roses of course, but if a particular concept relates to something in a familiar song from the genre, that's the one Ahmad will pick for me to master). You do not have to learn jazz! (I mean if jazz is your thing I am certain that Ahmad can teach you that.)

I really doubt that there is a player at any level (or in any style) who would not learn a lot from Ahmad (that is if you are prepared to be humble and possibly review some foundational material you think you know already... if you knew it, Ahmad would not be teaching it to you... he can hear that your timing is off, or if you didn't hit all of the strings in that chord, and so can your audience). (Once, while I was performing an exercise from the previous lesson, Ahmad had his back to me digging in his filing cabinet for my next materials and said "Did you play the fifth note with an upstroke?"... He heard that, it was supposed to be a down stroke and he heard a difference so slight I didn't even know I was doing it.)

If you are a beginner as I was, my advice is to commit to four lessons with Ahmad. By the end of that time you will hear that you are advancing, and more importantly you will understand where you were and where you are going. It might seem kind of basic at first (which is why I say to go with at least four) but it does not take very long to understand how much better you will be with strong fundamentals. If, instead, you learn to play badly, and you practice regularly, eventually your speed will improve... and then you will play badly fast which actually sounds worse than playing badly slow... all that work for less than nothing.

I have been taking lessons for about a year and half. I can play some Lead Guitar now. And I can play some real songs now. Even those 300 intros are getting tight, that is to say I now play them with the right timing, technique, phrasing and feel!

PS - If Ahmad says "it's time for the Harmony Classes", do it! Like most things Ahmad has taught me, I have resisted it in some way at first, and the harmony lessons are no different. Like everything Ahmad has taught me, the harmony classes have immediately made me better at playing guitar, and have provided a foundation that makes the next thing and the next thing and the next thing easier, faster, and better."
Richard
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My stepson has had two lessons thus far and his feedback regarding Joe is all positive. He said Joe is laid back and he likes Joe's teaching style."
Chris
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Joe A.
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"I loved my lessons with Omar! He's very knowledgable, and not just about the instrument but music in general. He worked with me for about 7 months to help achieve my goal of learning to improvise on the bass guitar. Omar is very easy to talk to and very funny. He knew how to take complicated music theory and really break it down so that I could understand it better. I left each lesson with an assignment, a technique or a song to practice what we learned in that week's lesson.

I feel very comfortable with being able to be at a jam session and play along with the rest of the group. He taught me how to come up with licks using factorials, how to create a solo using modes and adding some flavor to the solos with techniques such as pop and slap or changing the tempo.

Thank you, Omar, for being such a great teacher! I feel much more confident in myself as a bass player because of the time you spent with me and all of the knowledge you departed onto me. I am very appreciative of you for that - thanks again!"
Joseph
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"Greg helped me start playing bass and to progress to the level where I'm playing on my church's worship team 2x per month with comfort and fun! He's very knowledgeable and easy to learn from."
Audrey
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"overall good teacher

I've been taking lessons from Scotty for over a year and have learned a lot about theory, form, and style. Had taken lessons from other instructors and felt that I should had been further along after 1 year. One hour lesson time is perfect for me and I always leave wishing I had more time."
Corey
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Scotty P.
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