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New Haven Bass Guitar Lessons

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Broderson Music Studios
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rhonda P.
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Gary has been my daughters teacher for 4+ years. She has now done gigs playing piano, bass, guitar, drums, and vocals. I've got a young female Paul McCartney on my hands here thanks to Gary.

Guitar & Bass Lessons by J&R
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Carrie F.
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I love learning from Joey. I have never played a guitar before and have no musical talent what so ever. :) He gave me great recommendations as to where to buy a guitar and was even willing to come down and help pick out a guitar that was suited best for me. In our lessons, Joey breaks the chords down for me so that I can understand them easily. He goes over things from the lesson before so that I get it down pat. He is extremely understanding, flexible and a fun guy to learn from. While we are still going through different chords, (I am on my 4th lesson), I look forward to learning how to play songs with him in the near future. I would definitely recommend him to any one who would like to learn how to play.

Continuo Music At Home
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Colette G.
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Barb's Continuo Home Music Lessons provided home lessons to my son. Not only was the instructor very talented, but they knew exactly how to interact with a young person to keep his interest throughout the lesson and encouraged practicing beyond the lesson. Barb is always prompt and goes out of her way to accomodate scheduling issues.

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Rock House School of Music
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jason R.
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They have a lot of experience teaching guitar lessons to people with all levels of musical ability. I really enjoyed working with them.

  • 14 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Maddie W.
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Lesson scheduling is flexible. Very open to your preference of music to learn. Offers more than learning to play guitar & bass, such as writing and recording music. Good lesson fee rates. A great teacher and musician to learn from.

Long Island Guitar Teacher
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Sharon D.
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Jaf has been giving my boys guitar lessons for 2+ years. He is very patient and talented. Both boys have developed a love for music and playing, and enjoy their sessions with Jaf. My husband and I are pleasantly surprised at their improved ability under Jaf's excellent tutelage, and their eagerness to continue with lessons. Jaf is also understanding and flexible, when life gets in the way of a scheduled lesson.

Learn Guitar with Pat Russo
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Rob V.
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I have gone to pat for 7 years and he has taught me countless songs, riffs, scales, techniques, and chords and even taught me the bass guitar. He never makes you do anything you don't want so you can learn whatever you want to learn. He's a great guy and I look forward to going to his lessons every week.

Bob Porri Music
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Carrie S.
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Bob is an excellent teacher! I have been taking bass guitar lessons with him for the past 4 months. As an adult just beginning to learn the bass, I am very happy that Bob tailors the lessons for me and my interests. From the beginning, we played songs from musicians that I enjoy (Black Sabbath, The Kinks, The White Stripes) and not the simplistic Mary Had a Little Lamb stuff you find in most beginning guitar books. Bob also incorporates music theory into our lessons in a fun and interesting way. For example, we'll be working on a Black Sabbath riff and he'll use it to demonstrate the pentatonic scale. Bob is kind, friendly, and professional. Our lessons start on time and he uses every minute of the lesson to its max. I am always excited to go to each lesson. I would highly recommend Bob to anyone looking to learn the guitar or bass guitar!

Private String Lessons
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 46 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Grace L.
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My daughter has been taking violin lessons with David since she was 9 years old; and more recently, she has started classical, acoustic guitar lessons the summer before entering college. He is a dedicated professional and diligent in making sure his students learn correct technique and become more musical in their own personal way. More importantly, David has the ability to keep his lessons fun and varied! Her lessons have always been highlights of my daughter's week! I recommend David without hesitation.

Chris Schreiner
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Joshua S.
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Over the coarse of 6 or so years Chris Schreiner has given me countless one on one bass lessons. Not only is he a personable guy, he always finds inventive ways to help a student succeed; Professionalism (on time, proper equipment, and real life experience), clear articulation (Terminology and Explanations), and positive attitude will not only encourage you but motivate you to do well. His versatility is also a plus. He has no problem catering to peoples musical needs no matter how far out it may be. All in all, great guy, great teacher!

Reprise Music
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Diana R.
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Adam is a phenomenal teacher . His attitude was great and I appreciate all the knowledge he can provide. He is fun and personable and I loved the aura and professionalism, definitely going to continue my guitar lessons. He is passionate about music which I consider extremely important. Looking forward to my next guitar lesson .

Guitar Hangar, Inc.
4.5
from 12 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Rori S.
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Guitar Hangar is the place to go if you need anything! sheet music, strings, guitars, amps and much much more. Expert guitar repairs. Shop is run by a bonified musician. If you want superior customer care and the ultimate shopping experience, then it's got to be The Guitar Hangar.

Beginner Guitar
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jean G.
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I've always wanted to learn to play the guitar but was apprehensive about taking lessons. But Duke, with his patient and encouraging manor has really made me feel comfortable and confident in my ability to learn. I really look forward to each lesson and have learned a lot in only a few weeks. He is a fantastic teacher!!

Eddy Bakhash
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

I am a Fairfield, CT based professional guitar and bass instructor serving Fairfield, and the surrounding towns. I teach all styles, ages, and levels from beginner to pro. In addition, I have a music degree, and I have been playing and teaching for many years.

About

I began my study of guitar in 2002, learning from a jazz guitarist who's established in the local music scene. My musical training continued through college when, in 2008, I began studying music at Northeastern University, majoring in music with a concentration in history and analysis. While at Northeastern, I took guitar lessons from faculty and performed in the University's Jazz Choir as well as its blues rock ensemble. Simultaneously, I gained experience in teaching guitar, working at a music and youth initiative music clubhouse. At the music clubhouse, I acted as a mentor and guitar teacher to the under-served youth.

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I have always believed that the pursuit of any discipline in the arts stimulates the imagination, fine tunes motor skills, and is generally good for the soul. Learning a musical instrument can be a wonderfully rewarding experience, regardless of the style of music you pursue. I have been playing guitar for 41 years since I was a lad of 10, and I have been teaching for the last 31 years, offering private lessons at a very affordable price. Now, at age 51, I still genuinely love my craft and enjoy interacting with students of all ages and levels! Lessons are given in the comfort of my home studio. You will learn to read music notation, guitar notation, and tablature. I shall teach you the benefits of music theory, improvisation, and good technique. As you progress, I will help you with learning to master the songs that you want to play.

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My name is Alex Balla, and when you sign up for lessons with me, you will receive: - Half hour- to hour-long lessons tailored to your needs - A firm foundation in the basics that will enable us to move forward - My custom method that gets students playing the songs they want to play faster - Instruction in material that you want to cover When you take lessons from me, you'll be benefitting from the countless days and hours I've spent practicing and perfecting what I do. I do my best to eliminate all the fluff and get right down to business, so that you can start playing the songs you want to play as fast as possible. Don't hesitate to give me a call or shoot me an email. Lessons are $24 at the Music & Arts Center in Avon, CT. I'll be happy to address any concern, and answer any questions you may have. Call me to confirm, and I'll tell you how to sign yourself into my roster. I hope to hear from you soon!

  • New on Thumbtack
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I provide guitar lessons in rock, blues, jazz and more. I am an experienced musician and performer with low rates. I teach rhythm, improvisation, performance, and more in a variety of styles to students of all ages and musical backgrounds.

  • 29 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I am a working pro bass player looking for students. I teach upright and electric bass, music theory, and sight reading. I have 26 years of gigging and touring. I have recorded several albums and have worked for several recording studios, including my own 24-track studio. I have been an instructor for pro rockers east in Babylon Village, Babylon music, and I have taught for the Town of Babylon parks and recreation department for a couple of seasons. I have references available as well. I have played and recorded in all styles of music including jazz, fusion, Latin, Cuban, funk, island music, rap, dance, rock, metal, disco, etc. I can teach all levels of students, and specialize in recording studio preparation.

  • New on Thumbtack
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This is pretty much music as a second language. I teach reading music, music theory, the physical and aural aspects of guitar, ways around bad habits, righty and lefty, acoustic or electric. I have 42 years of playing and over 10 years of teaching.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I get down to the fundamentals of guitar. I teach the student to enjoy music, not to treat it as a mindless exercise. I am dedicated to my students. This is a 24 hour job for me. If a student has any questions I will always be there for them. They can call or text me at any time. I also tend to go over the hour or 45 minute lesson time, only if the student wants more time.

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