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Rockville Private Bass Instructors

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Morgan Henry
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dan F.
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I took bass lessons with Morgan; not only did he teach me bass, but music! Keys, scales, modes, majors & minors... he tailored his teaching to what I could absorb, and opened my eyes to the possibilities...

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Jam Class
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gianfranco N.
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Dan's a fantastic teacher because he makes you want to be a better musician. He uses different ways of instructing that specifically cater to your tastes and interests. He's familiar with a wide range of music, genres, and instruments. I came to Dan for beginner guitar lessons, but ended up gaining much more musical knowledge than I could have ever imagined. Dan helped me with the technicalities of the guitar, and helped me refine and add to my skill as a drummer of 11 years. In Jam Class, we played everything from James Brown to Nirvana. Dan is able to foster a great community of musicians within Jam Class, and will not only teach you to play, but to perform and work with other musicians.

  • 22 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Alan F.
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I’ll be honest, I got lucky finding Dave. Years ago, I saw an ad in the Baltimore City newspaper, a place where Dave stopped advertising shortly after I called him. You’ll have the same luck learning from a dynamic artist. Each lesson has as much energy as the first, you will never get bored. If you're looking for a professional, experienced, and dedicated musician you found him. I knew nothing about the bass before taking lessons with Dave. He always puts the student's musical interest first providing solid instruction. He structured each lesson to my interests, i.e. if I wanted to learn Le Chic's Good Times, Dave didn't try to convince me to do something else; he went with what I asked. And Dave is totally accessible. I’ve had lessons in his apartment, studio, house, and on Skype and FaceTime. He even worked with me while overseas in France via Skype, that’s 6 hours time difference. Don’t kid yourself, if you are serious about learning the bass so is Dave. He’ll find a way to make it work. The best part is during each lesson and over the years he incorporated fundamental musical knowledge to build my understanding and repertoire. If you work hard, listen, and be patient you will grow.

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer L.
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Our family has had great experiences with Tempee. My younger sister took bass lessons from him while she lived in the area and thoroughly enjoyed them. My son is currently taking guitar lessons and is really growing as a guitarist. One of my favorite parts about my son's lessons is the music theory that Tempee seamlessly incorporates into the lessons. Tempee's enthusiasm and patience also go a long way in making my son look forward to his weekly lesson and actually practice in the meantime.

Jason Bomani
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
David M.
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Our son takes guitar lessons with Jason. I like how he focuses on fundamentals but is responsive to the student’s tastes.

Max's Music Lessons
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nate W.
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Max Kuzmyak is a very knowledgeable musician with a large skill set that is useful in the music industry. He can teach trumpet, guitar, voice, and has extensive theory knowledge as well. He is also well versed in recording and audio engineering. Max is very friendly, easy to work with, and professional. I would highly recommend working with him if you are looking for a private teacher, or a recorder.

  • 18 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Mark K.
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I have studied guitar with Maurice Arenas for several years. He has taken me from a beginner to a soon Bachelor of Music graduate. Along the way he has taught me everything from McCartney to Mozart to Monk, all with the same high level of expertise. His vast repertoire is complimented by his virtuoso technical skill and tasteful musicianship. Maurice has been an excellent mentor to myself and others and develops his lessons according to individual learning styles. I have never had a more positive guitar experience.

  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Cola A.
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Chris was such a wonderful teacher. Not only was he friendly but also understanding and really met me where I was in my beginner skill set. I have absolutely no background in playing music but Chris was able to break it down for me in a way were not only did I absorb it but I was also excited to learn more and practice afterwards. He was extremely respectful, warm and understanding teacher. I recommend him and love his approach and energy. After the first lesson he gave me homework based on my specific needs. I can't say enough good things about him. If you're looking for an amazingly talented bass instructor Chris is the real deal.

Dwight Hill Media
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jamaal B.
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Starting from scratch I was able to learn the basics and more involved in playing the bass guitar. Dwight remained very helpful, encouraging, and most importantly patient. Dwight always pushed me to be confident In myself and kept the lessons fresh. He was an excellent instructor for all ages and all levels of those interested in music. I recommend to all, you will be pleased by his professionalism and his desire for you to learn.

Daniel Brown
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Dorothy O.
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    We are so very pleased with Mr. Brown. He's just an excellent teacher. My oldest daughter has shown an unbelievable improvement since she started taking bass lessons with him. My youngest son just started taking guitar lessons with him as well and even though he's not very talented, he is also making progress. I couldn't believe it, but now I believe it! I highly recommend Mr. Brown. He's very flexible, professional, and a great teacher. We can't wait to have out third kid for him.

    Lessons by Tom Hatcher
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Jenn L.
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    My kids have taken rock guitar, bass and band lessons from Tom. He is a knowledgeable, engaging and dedicated music teacher. Tom has high expectations and his enthusiasm is contagious!

    Frank G.
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    Frankey has been the drummer for our church over the last seven years. He has matured into a very gifted drummer. He is reliable, conscientious, professional, and a great musician.

    Rob's Music
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 8 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Mark S.
    Verified review

    After two lessons, I feel very encouraged that this was the right move. Rob is easy-going, a good listener, and focused on teaching me to *actually play*. He deals with technique and theory, but is not rigid or dogmatic about it. I highly recommend him.

    About

    My lessons are for children who want to learn how to play and for adults who have always wanted to play bass or guitar . I have over 30 years playing experience, with a Bachelors degree in Music Performance . My goal is to have people playing quickly to start enjoying their instrument .

    About

    I'm not a professional guitar or bass instructor but have been playing music since 1977. I have been playing in bands on and off for about 26 years. I currently play in a local rock and roll roots music band. For those interested, I would be happy to teach basic chords on guitar and blues scales on bass, for example.

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    I have turned lessons with some kids into 6-8 year long mentoring relationships. Some have moved onto musics schools and Universities. I work with people from ages 7-61 currently. I have a 100% success rate with my students, but only when time and practice is regimented by the student . Studying and playing music for 30 years has taught me a lot. I base my lesson plans entirely ontbe individual I am working with . No 2 students of mine ever share the same lesson plan , unless requested by those individuals. Most of what I teach I learned by what “not to do” I have found that learning from past mistakes, in all fields of music, had made me very aware of what people should not do as well as areas of focus and strength.

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    I am a patient teacher who uses modern techniques of body awareness to promote an efficient playing style.

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    I offer in-home instructions on the double bass and bass guitar to all levels of experience and all ages.

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    I like to teach people music it's fun and I enjoy it the most

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    I provide all levels of bass instrument instructions and tutoring in music theory, harmony, and sight singing proven track records.

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    I started playing guitar at age nine and have played professionally for the past twelve years. For the past six years, I have played guitar and bass for the band Drop Electric and have played an array of styles. Music should be a part of everyone's life, and it is never too late to learn! Guitar and bass lessons are offered.

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