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Newark Bass Guitar Lessons

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Dom Minasi
5.0
from 50 reviews
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
John V.
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Dom is my current teacher, I can only recommend him: beyond his wide knowledge and experience with music, he is a kind, fun, and patient person who makes it all easier for total beginner learning bass guitar like me. No hesitation here, if you are looking for a good teacher on the UWS he certainly is your go-to person.

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David First
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
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Bilal K.
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I've been working with David as a "beginner" bass player for only a few weeks at this point, but I am already seeing really remarkable results, even in such a short time. He is very clear in his explanations, methodical, patient and knowledgeable. My lessons are a good mix of theory and practice (which is in response to my expressed interest in knowing more compositional theory). I feel much more confident about my bass playing, and am able to communicate better with band members. Most importantly, I have confident that with his continued guidance, I will be able to reach a level of competency and creativity. Based on my experience, I recommend him to anyone who want to learn the bass guitar, without any reservations.

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Take Note Lessons
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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My daughter had a terrific guitar lesson with Diana who was very patient with great attention to the fundamentals and we look forward to working with her again.

  • 28 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Jade A.
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Mr. Batchelor gave me lessons for the electric bass guitar. His teaching was set to my personal needs as a musician, rather than being forceful. I was able to quickly regain my confidence as a bass player and improved greatly over a short amount of time. The theory that he taught me through the bass helped me get into my college's music conservatory. I now study Music Studio Production at Purchase College. Very good man, teacher and mentor

Kevin McNeal
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kendra W.
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His teaching is excellent , everything is broken down to my understanding and he is a friendly person. Literally love playing the guitar, Kevin is very comical and I enjoy the guitar lessons!

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Drew Wesely
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lena G.
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My son had his first guitar lesson last week. Drew is punctual, professional, friendly, and great with kids.. it was easy to set up a day and time that works best for us. Looking forward to our next lesson. Lena

WillYouLearn
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Aly G.
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Liv had the most wonderful experience with her first year of learning the ukulele. She loved her instructor and is now playing some great songs. We can't wait to continue and even get into guitar lessons as well!

Guitar Lessons With Kyle
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Chance T.
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Awesome teacher, a lot of guitar teachers dont focus on theory or teaching you how to understand guitar and instead focus on songs and I'm glad to say Kyle isn't one of those teachers

U Music School
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Noah M.
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I took guitar lessons for three years with Lou at U Music and the quality of instruction was incredible. Lou clearly knows what he's talking about when it comes to understanding the guitar. He provides a holistic and fun approach to learning the instrument, backed up by many years of experience as a musician and teacher. I would recommend him as a teacher to anyone from the earliest beginners to the most veteran guitar players. I'm also pleased to say that every one of the instructors at U Music is friendly and easy to talk to. I took voice lessons with Ann (which were also fun and helpful), and I've had numerous chats about music and other things with both Greg the bass teacher and Nick the drum instructor. Great people, great instruction in my experience, and altogether a great place to learn about the wonderful world of music.

  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Roni G.
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Marc has been teaching my daughters piano and guitar for 15 years. During that time he not only taught them how to play instruments, but also inspired their love of music. They talk about favorite artists and share playlists. My older daughter is now in college and looks forward to continuing her lessons with Marc when she's home for vacations. Marc is a great teacher for kids (and adults) of all ages.

Piano Workshop at Chester
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Sara S.
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So far Bob is a great teacher. He was easy to talk to and enhanced my enthusiasm to play guitar. I've only had one lesson so it's a bit too early to tell, but the whole process from start to finish and the friendliness of the staff is superb.

  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Carol L.
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My son and daughter have been taking lessons at the Piano Workshop of Chester with Sonia for the past few years and they continue to make great progress!

Erik DeGeorge
4.7
from 9 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Brian F.
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Erik has been my piano/guitar teacher for about 6 years and the experience has been excellent. His knowledge of instruments and music as well as his ability to teach made learning very simple and entertaining. He's always been patient with my brother and I and every lessons ends with us learning something new about music. I highly recommend him as a teacher.

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Myla K.
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My 12-year old nephew has been taking guitar lessons with John for about three years now and I can't believe how much he has improved! John is patient, kind and inspiring and my nephew is always excited for his next lesson with him. We have had a couple of teachers before John but John is by far the most experienced and motivating. He also has a very structured approach to the lesson and my nephew always walks away with a clear idea of exactly what he needs to practice. I should also mention that my nephew is interested in many different types of music and John is knowledgeable in all fields, and is happy to cater to my nephew's musical tastes while at the same time maintaining an organized teaching regiment. I would recommend John for anyone, he is a great teacher all around!

Junichi's Bass Lesson
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Randy V.
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Today was my first bass lesson with Junichi. After carefully reviewing all my options all I have to say is I'm extremely satisfied. From the moment I arrived he made me feel right at home and started playing a song by Harabe de palo: La Flaca which I've always wanted to learn. I was impressed with Junichi's ability to keep me relaxed throughout the entire lesson. He pointed out several software programs he uses with students to facilitate the learning process and maximized use of time. Can't wait till my next lesson! We need more instructors like Junichi!

Half Mile Music Studios
4.5
from 6 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Yueran Z.
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Chris is a good guitar teacher! He is very knowledgeable about guitar and gave me some nice tips!

Billy Smolen
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Eric L.
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Yeah.... I think Billy's an excellent instructor. The quality of his lessons are top notch. He always comes in with a lesson plan and it begins from there, before you know it you're playing a bass riff or two from the lesson you just given. And he also playing along with you. I find it to be a lot of fun, and I haven't had as much fun with learning since Junior High. I'd recommend him to anyone who'd want to learn how to play bass guitar.

  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Jonathan D.
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im in high school and i wanted to get better at jazz saxophone and improvisation and even though peter plays guitar and piano he taught me so much theory and technique for soloing and it changed my playin! he showed me so many classic albums to study and he is such an inspiring dude to hang with learn form peter!!!

Center Stage Music Center
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine V.
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Two of my children attend center stage one for guitar the other for drums they look forward to going to lessons each week and learned so much in just a few months. My eight year old was able to get on stage at the gig and perform with out feeling one bit nervous thanks to center stage.

Buddy Booker Inc.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Dev R.
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I recently started taking bass lessons with Buddy and cannot recommend him enough as a balanced, organized, kind and knowledgeable teacher providing extremely effective lessons. Apart from being an amazing bassist, he is more importantly a perceptive teacher with a comprehensive understanding of learning processes. Embracing versatile methods and deftly adapting to the needs of each student, he ensures efficient, fun and seamless progress with the bass. A rare combination, Buddy combines an infinite well of technical knowledge with invaluable soul. Thank you!

Arthur Rotfeld Music
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Gus D.
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Arthur is an excellent, very well-rounded, guitar instructor. He is very knowledgeable in quite a few aspects of guitar playing - from music theory, playing different styles, transcribing, to all the guitar gear and technology stuff. He has a nice studio, and is also very accuracy oriented, which I really like. I'm into learning to play the blues, rock and metal, and Arthur has been really helpful with that. Highly recommended!

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