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Dayton Bass Guitar Lessons

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  • 28 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Seth P.
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Trent is an excellent teacher who inspires you to learn your favorite songs while learning about the guitar itself at a reasonable price.

Ohio Music Pro
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Spencer R.
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I was seeking guitar lessons to improve my entry-level skills and to be able to write some songs. Just under a year later, I understand various different scales (major, minor, and some modes) and when to use them. I also have a comfortable grasp of the different chords and chord shapes. I was planning to focus on just rock n roll but I've been introduced to a much broader array of music including funk, blues, jazz, reggae, and metal as well as different techniques used within each genre. Lessons have been great and have helped me learn not only what to play, but why I'm playing it too. I cannot say enough good things about Justin who has an answer to any question and an accessible teaching style (which is saying a lot when referring to guitar). Every time I leave my lesson I feel that I've improved and I have the support to inspire me to keep improving.

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Cotton Studio
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James O.
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I'm a beginning / intermediate bass player getting back into it after not playing for a lot of years, and trying to learn to do jazz bass stuff for a jazz trio with some friends. Every time I mention a song we're doing, Jeremy knows all kinds of stuff about the song, its history, the chord progressions, etc, and has been really helpful at increasing my comfort doing walking bass lines. It's been a great way to pick up lots of jazz and music theory and context that wouldn't have been easy to pick up on my own. I'm a few lessons in, and so far: great guy, great lessons.

Guitar Lessons with Jonny A
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Steve H.
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I took weekly guitar lessons from Johnny A about 10 years ago when I was 12-13. I had to stop when high school started to accommodate a football/basketball practice schedule, but continued to schedule 1-time lessons to learn specific skills (like slide playing, etc.) He helped mix the lessons into a combination of what I "wanted" to learn (to keep me interested) and what I needed to learn (to progress as a guitar player). 10 years later, I'm hopelessly addicted to the guitar. I have a number of friends who started lessons (with different teachers) and gave up on it early because it wasn't fun. Well, Johnny A helped hook me early, helped me get through the frustrating first weeks, and helped turn me into an guitar player who has actually been paid to play. I'd recommend John to anyone looking for a new addiction.

Guitar Lessons
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Shawn W.
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After trying to learn guitar casually on my own for a few years, I decided to seek out lessons. When I compared a few places I felt like Brian Armor would be a good teacher. I started taking weekly lessons a few months ago and chose a favorite rock song to learn. Since then I've added several songs and feel great about my progress. Brian is good at teaching things quickly. He knows how to adapt to my pace and scale it down. He gives me a good sense of where I'm at and what to work on, including reminders to avoid my bad habits. I'm impressed that Brian can listen to a song and is able to play it by ear, with the right tuning, key, and rhythm. Overall I'm having fun, playing songs I like (not just scales and chord progressions), and looking forward to getting better. Guitar lessons are my favorite part about Mondays! I highly recommend guitar lessons with Brian.

Michael Brad
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Stewart A.
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Michael Brad is such a wonderful teacher! Not only does he have an incredible gift for playing the guitar, he has also been gifted the ability to teach. His patience, love, and dedication to his students is evident with each lesson. We attended the student recitals for a couple of years to watch friends play, and were very impressed by everything! When my son decided that he wanted to take guitar lessons, choosing the teacher was a very easy decision. He is doing great, and absolutely loves Mr. Brad. :)

Cesry williamson
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Yoma A.
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Cesry has been my music instructor for just about two months now and I must say I have been very happy with him so far. I am almost certain he would make me see my late dream come true - read music and play the piano to entertain myself and my wife , both of us retirees . I highly recommend Cesry to any one interested in music and how to play the piano, most especially any one who feels that age could be a barrier to them. Yoma.

ETB Music
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sheila G.
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Chase is an amazing music instructor! He is very professional and knowledgeable and really understands how to teach music to children. My son loves learning from him!

John's Guitar Instruction
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Kyle C.
    Verified review

    I have been taking lessons from John for going on 8 years and it has been one of the best experiences I have had! He has taught me so much about theory and just how to play the guitar in general. I could not see my self taking lessons from anyone else now or in the future. John really knows his stuff and what he is doing!

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    I provide guitar lessons for almost every genre of music and every age. I teach music theory as well. For anything you want to learn, I will teach you.

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    I am a professional Guitarist in composition and performance and teaching, with music experience from all over the country. I have done commercial projects for P&G and have a few pieces written for radio played on WCDJ in Boston and in Utica, CA, AZ and Cincinnati, Ohio. I have taught many of the professional guitarists in the area and continue to play and teach with professionals. I do, however love to teach guitar to beginners as well and have a tried and true approach that works and can be modified to accommodate any learning style. You just need to come with a love for music and we will work together to make that love into reality.

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    I have been playing guitars for 30 years. I'm pretty good at this stuff, and I can teach. I stress music theory and consistent practice. I teach all styles of music.

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    I teach electric and double bass lessons with all styles of music. Reading and theory are included. I have been playing bass for 36 years.

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    I believe in what I do.

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    I've been playing the guitar since 6th grade. I am now a college student looking for lessons.

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    I can teach you to play guitar! I offer beginning and intermediate guitar lessons to students ages 8 and up on acoustic or electric guitar.

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    I believe that music is a powerful and transformative skill for people of all ages to learn. Children who study music routinely perform better in school and are more likely to graduate. Music education gives the gift of being able to express oneself, which I believe to be one of the greatest gifts a person can give another. In signing for lessons with me, you will have someone in your corner to help explain things like technique, theory, and timbre. I offer the first lesson for free as my chance to audition to be your teacher.

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    We offer guitar and bass lessons. Our recording studio, Vision Recording Studio, records band-full releasable albums and demos, records radio and television spots, voice-overs, and more. We work with beginners to full time professionals. We also offer management consultation. We consult musicians and bands to help them give their best shot at a career in the music business.

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    I am a guitar and bass teacher in the Springboro, Ohio, area. My personal musical journey started with piano lessons at age four, and I have been playing and teaching guitar and bass for 26 years. I have received musical theory instruction at the college level as well as from some of the Cincinnati area's finest guitar and bass instructors. My teaching pedagogy blends method with theory through an in-depth analysis of various metal, rock, and/or country styles and techniques that are indigenous to the needs of the student. I am here to help you accomplish your personal musical goals.

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    My main focus is giving worship guitar lessons to Christians wanting to learn worship-focused techniques. I have strong backgrounds in rock, blues, jazz, as well as being classically trained in college. I take what I have learned about different styles of music and apply it to worship concepts. When you come for lessons, we will first determine where your level of musical knowledge is and start from there. I am able to teach everything, from basic-level chords to advance-level improv soloing. As lessons progress, we will focus on music theory, aural skills, sheet music reading as well as the standard worship guitar repertoire. I am an artist, and I will strive to push you to excellence by developing a lesson plan around your personal style of learning.

    • 4 years in business
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    I am a College student who plays over six instruments. I have taken lessons on many of them for over 10 years, and I am excited to share my musical experience and knowledge with others by either starting an instrument or looking to learn more. I offer lessons for guitarist, bassist, or clarinetist and saxophone players. I am capable of making Professional level recordings and interesting musical compositions for anyone interested.

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