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EclecticString Music
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tinny A.
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Bought three months worth of bass lessons for my husband on his birthday, and he loves his new instructor! Paul is great and patient. My husband had his first lesson, and he already knows he will learn a lot from Paul. Thank you, Paul! He's one happy man...that makes me his one happy wife!

Paul Edelman
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Todd B.
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I decided to take guitar lessons 2 years ago after trying to learn on my own with limited success. I tried group lessons and got a little better but was limited by other students who didn't practice. I was fortunate to find Paul after talking with several teachers. Paul was willing to teach what I wanted to learn and push me to get better. Paul has exceeded my expectations. I'm better and having more fun playing guitar than I ever hoped. I highly recommend Paul for anyone wanting to learn guitar.

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Peaceland Music
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Greg L.
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Guitar and drum lessons. James is amazing. Personable, easy going, and professional. Teaches according to student's abilities and desires. Can learn any song you want to learn and then show you in a manner you can handle.

Savage Music and Mentoring
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Mark B.
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Beginner electric bass guitar lessons, 1 hour per week, at Rancho Canyon Music. I have been taking lessons with Lou for two months. Lou is an experienced, knowledgeable, and patient instructor. Additionally, he is personable and has a good sense of humor which makes the lessons fun. Lou finds ways to easily relate a theory or technique to you in everyday terms. He is a formally trained musician who performs regularly for audiences. His training and regular performing, coupled with his teaching techniques makes him my first choice for music instruction. Lou arrives on time and is ready begin working with you, evidence he values your time as well. Lou goes above and beyond for his students by providing in class resources, useful online content, and instructional online videos. All of which I have found helpful and not readily found in other music instructors. Lou can quickly analyze what is happening and provide you with helpful input to help you understand and improve. It is clear to me Lou understands the teaching process. He explains things in a logical order, using building blocks of learning. I would highly recommend Lou to all of my family and friends. An hour lesson is filled with easily digestible information and practical application. My understanding and enjoyment of playing my bass guitar has been energized working with Lou.

Starliner Music
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Lars T.
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I have been taking guitar lessons from Kimberly via Skype for about six years. I really like her teaching style which is systematic and focused. She tailors her lessons to my goals and time. Her teaching method is to help you gain insight and skill through patient practice of gradually changing exercises. She doesn't snow you with theory, but presents it to you in digestible amounts just when it will make sense. She welcomes questions and I always learn from our discussions. She has led me to learn techniques on the guitar that I was absolutely sure I could never learn. For something to seem impossible at the start, to seem possible a week later and to be routine a month later is amazingly uplifting. Kimberly's background was first a life of teaching herself and playing gigs with all kinds of bands in all kinds of places. She has also deepened and strengthened her knowledge by gaining academic degrees in guitar and jazz and also by studying under masters. This gives her an incredibly deep understanding of learning and teaching music, an immense skill in playing guitar, and an appreciation for the challenges of playing with other people. I especially love her continued enthusiasm for guitar and that she really enjoys teaching. I have found in Kimberly the best of teachers and highly recommend her without reservation.

Damien Smith Productions
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Abigail U.
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Hello, My name is Abigail. I’m 11 years old and have been taking guitar lessons from Damien for about 2 years now. He has taught me how to read music. I have learned step by step, no rushing into music whatsoever. In the beginning of my lessons, Damien gave me a booklet/guitar notebook to record every lesson. My first lessons were basically getting to know music and my guitar. The next couple of lessons he began teaching me how to play simple songs like “Twinkle-Twinkle,” “Happy Birthday” and “Mary Had a Little Lamb.” Further on, Damien allowed me to choose a couple of my favorite songs, which he then taught me how to play. I definitely recommend any beginners to attend his lessons because you will not regret it.

Bass Lessons Los Angeles
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Marina (Mom For Mara, Daughter) H.
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My 15-yo daughter started her electric bass lessons with David Hilton and loves them! David is extremely accommodating, passionate about what he does and an excellent instructor. I highly recommend him! Marina

  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Liliana G.
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I take bass lessons from Vic Grady. I am learning a lot and learning to play a lot of rock songs. I am starting to feel like I can really do this. It's very exciting.

Mark J Smith
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Chris N.
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Mark was very prompt and professional in his response to my project request. He is a very relaxed guy and made me feel very comfortable during my first lesson. We chatted about my goals, which I feel confident of achieving from Mark. During the first lesson he was making "light bulbs" go on for me for stuff i was struggling trying to learn! He made it so simple and fun. His rates are reasonable. He is worth every bit of it in my opinion. I have had three lessons since and I can not wait until the next one! (FYI...i am mid fifties male playing for three years)

Electric Eel Productions
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Cynthia I.
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Adam is an excellent guitar instructor. His instruction style corresponds with my personal goals w/ guitar. He is very patient and inspiring. Great for any age/level student. I definitely would highly recommend him.

Misha Danilov
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley P.
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Misha is a fabulous bass teacher! He incorporates all aspects of learning in each lesson (timing, music theory, learning to read music), creating a strong foundation in the instrument. I am very impressed with his work with our 14 year old son!

Roman Gastelum
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ruben R.
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I had already been messing around on the guitar for a while, but decided to finally take the plunge and start taking bass lessons here in LA. Simply put, there is nothing that Roman can't do or teach on the bass guitar. Roman formulated a lesson plan centered around my own experience and goals as a musician, which increased my understanding of music as much as my ability to play. In taking music lessons from Roman, you not only get an incredibly knowledgable and experienced instructor, but you also get a funny, laid-back guy who is willing to jam along and offer insight into any musical piece you put in front of him. Roman is truly the total package, and I can't imagine taking music lessons from anyone else.

  • 14 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Emily W.
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Lucas is an incredible musician and equally fantastic teacher. His musical talent, ability to read his student and amazing energy combine to create the perfect lesson. My daughter's bass and guitar skills improved immensely under his direction and her love of music flourished. He's amazing!

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Ray M.
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I heard Brett perform with a group of musicians who were jamming and improvising. I was so impressed with what Bretts part added to the group that I looked him up later and asked if he gave guitar lessons. Inhad been looking for someone who could teach me to improvise. I was stoked to find that not only did he teach, but he worked at a music school as well. I was thrilled to be able to study with him, and amazed at all the stuff I had never been taught ( I've been playing for many years). He is incredibly patient, and has a very succinct and easy to understand was of explaining the theory part of the lessons. In only a few lessons my repertoire of tricks has gone up substantially and I look forward to more lessons.

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About

Kika specializes in vocal and electric bass guitar performance. Over the last 15 years, Kika has dedicated her life to the music industry and encourages others to have an interest of learning to play themselves. Creating music is a blessing and is oftentimes referred to as a lost art. Please contact Kika to learn the essentials to bass guitar playing or the tools to becoming a great vocalist/singer.

  • 33 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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My Mediterranean, European multicultural background combined with my American standard of music education gives me the capability and the edge to work in a variety of musical realms. Being quad lingual doesn't hurt either !!

  • 36 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I am a Bass Guitar session player, live performer, and music instructor with over 30 years of experience, performing all styles of music including funk, rock, pop, gospel, blues, R&B, Latin, jazz, country, and fusion. I also play and teach Piano/Keyboards and give Music Theory Lessons to any instrument/vocalist. Bass Guitar Lessons - If you're serious about improving your playing bass technique, covering multiple genres, expanding your understanding of music theory, or learning to solo, I can help: * Bass technique - right and left hand (including advanced slap and pop) * Apply theory (scales, modes, chords, etc.) * Develop time, feel, and groove * Ear training * Reading music, notation, and charts * Build your music vocabulary for rhythm lines and solos Learn how to make the most of your bass guitar's range, and expand your musical vocabulary whether your bass has 4, 5, 6, 7+ strings! Piano/Keyboard Lessons - Learn Chords, Scales/Modes, Technique, Playing Melodies, Reading, Improvising Music Theory Lessons - If you already play an instrument by ear and want to understand how music works and is communicated by pros, them I will take you step by step in learning the musical language. Go to my website to see me play.

  • 28 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

I teach correct and effective techniques based on 20 years of worldwide touring and recording and 25 years of teaching.

About

I have a BA degree in music. I have toured and recorded with major artists. I teach music fundamentals and techniques in acoustic - electric guitar, bass guitar and keyboards. I will teach you your favorite music styles while broadening your music horizons with other styles to make you a more complete musician. "Let's make it fun and not work"! Tom

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Private one-on-one lessons are held in a professional atmosphere. I have over 15 years of teaching experience. All lessons are a half-hour long and held once a week at Coast Band Music in Mission Viejo. Lessons are available from Mondays through Saturdays. I teach all ages and all levels. I also teach ukulele! Gift certificates are available!

  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I understand the learning process and how boring it is and overall, I can help you overcome that process.

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