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Mark B.

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Starting at HK$312.05
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1978
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
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Mark B.

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I custom build a lesson plan for each individual student's needs and goals.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons a

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Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
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Avi B.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$507.07
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded The Mark Brunswick Composition Award from CUNY City College of New York
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Avi B.

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The bass guitar doesn't get a lot of love. That's unfortunate, because playing bass is an incredible feeling. It's a foundational instrument and bringing that sense of stability to a song can make it go from sounding okay to sounding like real music you hear on the radio.

My bass students are taught the foundational skills and techniques, but also the rhythm and feel of playing bass. An instrument with a fairly low barrier to entry, bass is one of the best ways to get playing quickly. Will you pick up the bass today?

About Avi

***COVID-19 UPDATE: Until authorities have deemed it safe, all of my lessons will take place online. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this strange and important time.*** Greetings! My name’s Avi and I’m committed to getting you to rock your heart out as quickly as possible.

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Absolutely amazing teacher. Helped me work out some fundamental issues I had and then moved on to more of theory and workshopping.
Very knowledgeable and very helpful.
Wesley H.
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Christopher S.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$234.03
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Music from Humboldt State University
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Christopher S.

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I can teach slap bass, nice bass lines, walking bass lines, in pretty much any style of music you can think of!

About Christopher

Hello! Hola! Benvenuto! My name is Christopher S. and I am a classical guitarist, composer, polyglot, and experienced language and music teacher. I am a recent graduate with a Doctorate of Music Arts degree from the University of South Carolina. In 2016, I graduated with my M.M. from the New Eng

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hima K.
He is a great instructor and is really helping my child with his Spanish.
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Very helpful and accommodating
Dale
Great job! Very friendly with good ideas about what I can work on.
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Spiros S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at HK$351.05
  • Speaks Greek, English, Swedish, Swedish.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Theory from Athens Conservatory,
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Spiros S.

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Have been teaching bass guitar for the past ten years with lots of happy and satisfied students!

My experience as a teacher, performer and recording artist guarantee your progress !

About Spiros

Hello and welcome to my lessons! I teach Guitar, Bass, Bouzouki ,Ukulele and Music Theory lessons and classes and I also teach Modern Greek language! All of my students find my lessons very pleasant and informative, they benefit greatly from them, and it makes me happy to watch them progre

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Angelo V.
unbelievable! He's the best!
Catharina B.
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Best blues teacher and player you can find and a master of the classics!
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Elias S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at HK$351.05
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

**Studio Equipment**
violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, ukulele, piano, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Ryan
I've been taking lessons with Elias for over 6 months now and it has been a great experience. I started taking lessons as an adult who previously studied a little violin and wanted to learn Fiddle. He is knowledgeable, patient and has come up with lessons that were perfect for my background. I'm thrilled about the progress I've made so far and taking lessons from someone who loves music as much as Elias has added a real highlight to my week.
Sara
Elias is the best! Such a knowledge and passion of music. He has been my sons guitar instructor going on 5 months. My son has learned so much and always enjoys and looks forward to his lessons. My son is is not only learning guitar but violin as well from him. Fantastic instructor A+
Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
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Starting at HK$312.05
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa M.

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Beginning bass guitar students will be taught the basics in a fun but productive way. I will teach a strong foundation so a student can move forward with confidence. Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes i

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Raine
My 14 y/o daughter enjoyed her lessons.
Violet H.
Wonderful drawing lesson with my 4 year old daughter. My daughter looks forward to her next set of lessons with Melissa. I am grateful and I highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons is HK$522.68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between HK$265.24 and HK$2,340.35 per hour.
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"Enjoyed the lesson. Greg is very interested in the "art" of teaching."
Brad
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Great teacher with a lot of knowledge and works well with people!"
Fran
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Excellent Teacher

Not only did I learn how to play the songs I like, but I also learned key musical concepts and theories that helped to advance my musical skills outside of lessons. I thoroughly enjoyed having Rob as a teacher."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"Collin is a fantastic musician who has helped me with learning the bass. I had no idea where to begin but after signing up for lessons with him, I quickly realized he was a great fit for me and my goals. Collin's musical experience and overall enthusiastic demeanor make him a great teacher and I can't wait for more lessons. Highly recommended!!"
Adam
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Collin D.
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"Greg is an excellent teacher for any level or age of student. He has fantastic and proven methods of teaching. My lessons are something I look forward to every week. Comfortable atmosphere. He has exceptional talent. Has the gifting and ability to make learning fun and exciting. He is dedicated and passionate about teaching can also repair and set up your instrument. Highly recommend him."
Hank
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Teaches just the way I learn, very methodical, and starting with good technique from the beginning."
Pete
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"Greg is a gifted teacher. He’s able to convey information readily. He’s got a great set up to view his guitar and finger placement. Truly the best music teacher I have ever had. I high level recommend him."
Audrey
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Both my son and I take lessons from Greg. My son does electric guitar and I do the bass. Greg is a very good instructor who connects with both of us and keeps us challenged and learning."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Quentin was very knowledgeable, flexible and creative. He was the ideal teacher for me as a beginner."
Andi
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Quentin S.
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"Ron is a versatile musician and teacher. I've been playing bass guitar for over 15 years and Ron has helped me tremendously to "up my game" in to the challenging and exciting world of jazz. His lessons are all very well structured and planned out. He gets an "A+" from me!"
Shelby
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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Learn Bass Guitar

Have you ever wanted to learn to play bass guitar? If you’ve envisioned yourself plucking and slapping away at the bass or being the heartbeat of an ensemble, you’re not alone. The versatility of the bass guitar has made it popular among many aspiring musicians who enjoy genres such as rock, metal, funk, jazz, blues, and experimental.

The good news is that it’s absolutely possible for you to learn how to play the bass guitar! And it doesn’t matter if you don’t know a lick about playing an instrument because our bass guitar lessons are here to help. Here at TakeLessons, we offer lessons for students of all skill sets and ages. Whether you’re new to the instrument or haven’t picked up a bass guitar in years, our privat

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e teachers will provide you with the instruction you need to play this instrument in no time.

Reasons to Take Bass Guitar Lessons Near You

Simply put, learning to play the bass guitar is fun! When you take bass guitar lessons, you’ll learn how to rock out to your favorite songs and perform different techniques. You’ll get in touch with your creative and musical side as you master certain rhythms and maybe even begin writing your own rifts. You can join musical ensembles, form your own garage band, or perform solo gigs as a hobby or profession.

Yes, mastering this instrument can be difficult at times, but it’s good to challenge yourself! In fact, learning an instrument can have a lot of positive effects on your health. Studies show that it can help improve your cognitive abilities, lower your stress levels, enhance your memory, and boost your confidence.

The Benefits of Bass Lessons

If you’ve ever taken lessons with other students, you know how frustrating it can be at times. Sometimes the class doesn’t move at the right pace for you, and other times, you’re concerned about getting all your questions answered. However, when you sign up for bass guitar solo lessons, you don’t have to worry about any of that.

Here at TakeLessons, we offer private lessons, which means you get to work one-on-one with a private bass guitar teacher near you. You’ll have your teacher’s undivided attention, so you can focus on what interests you most. What’s more, your private teacher will customize your lessons so that they suit your needs. Do you want to nail a particular bass guitar rift? Or do you have questions about music theory? Your teacher will be by your side every step of the way.

Sample Curriculum in Bass Lessons for Beginners

Topics that are often covered in bass guitar lessons for beginners include:

  • Memorizing fretboard notes
  • Introduction to harmony, keys, chords and scale patterns
  • Diatonic chord introduction
  • Diminished chord patterns
  • How to read music

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Bass Guitar Lessons

Some key skills that are commonly taught include:

  • Slap bass
  • Improving solo speed
  • Double stops
  • Melodic sequences
  • Picking and fretting techniques
  • Ghost notes

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Bass Guitar Lessons

Once students arrive at this level, many bass guitar instructors include the following techniques in their lesson plans:

  • Super bass solos
  • Triplet slap bass
  • Mastering the entire fretboard
  • Style and groove breakdowns

Finding Bass Guitar Teachers Near You

At TakeLessons, it’s our goal to make learning a new skill hassle-free and convenient for our students. That’s why we offer both in-person and online bass guitar lessons. If you’re interested in taking lessons in a classroom setting with an instructor, then we’ll help you find bass guitar teachers near you in your area. But if you’d prefer to learn online from the comfort of your own home, that’s where our online lessons come in handy. As long as you have internet access, you can log on using your smartphone or computer.

Sign up for bass guitar lessons near you today and choose your preferred teacher. We offer a convenient listing of professional and certified instructors, so you’re sure to find your ideal match. Read their profiles and reviews to narrow down your choices. Once you make your decision, you’ll be well on your way to achieving all your bass guitar goals!

Popular Bass Guitar Articles from our Blog

What Should I Expect From Online Bass Guitar Lessons?

Interested in online bass guitar lessons? Here, online teacher Justine D. shares what to expect in your bass guitar lessons, how to prepare, and more:   If you’re curious about playing bass but can’t find a teacher in your area, online bass guitar lessons may be right for you! Video-chatting technology like Skype and Google Hangouts make it easy to connect with a teacher and start making music from your own home. You may be wondering what to expect from online lessons, whethe …

By Suzy S.

The 7 Best Bass Guitar Songs for Beginners (With Tabs & Videos)

Do you dream of playing the bass like a pro? This list of easy bass guitar songs for beginners that you’ve probably jammed to before is sure to inspire you. Below, we rated seven of the top bass songs by their difficulty level.  Sometimes it may seem like bass guitarists are overlooked or outshined by other band members, but that’s anything but the case. Don’t be fooled by the laid-back nature of most bassists — the bass is one of the most important elements of any band. Together wit …

By Suzy S.

10 Problems Only Bass Players Will Understand

Don't let anyone tell you the bass is easier than a regular guitar just because it has less strings! Bass guitar teacher Kevin S. shares the unique challenges you face as you learn bass guitar... 1) Capos are Misleading Any bassist who has regularly played with a guitarist who uses a capo has discovered that this simple tool can be confusing to deal with at first. This is a where good transposing skills come in handy, especially if the guitarist is referring to the chords they are play …

By Megan L.