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Bass Lessons


Learn about our terrific bass instructors! We offer private electric bass lessons (4 and 5 string), and upright (acoustic) bass lessons to folks of all ages and skill levels. In-home, teacher’s studio, and Skype options available.

Jazz, rock, folk, pop, bluegrass, blues, funk, r&b, classical and more!

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Zack is terrific multi-instrumentalist.  He teaches bass (electric and acoustic) at Musician’s Institute, and just so happens to be an outstanding mandolin and pedal steel instructor.   Zack is adept with a broad range of styles – rock, jazz, r&b, country, bluegrass – even hip-hop! – his recent recording credits include a track on the upcoming Lupe Fiasco album! Zack teaches with a focus on technique and universal musical concepts, such as…

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William is a super-fun Berklee-trained acoustic and electric bass specialist, who loves working with bass students (upright and electric bass, 4 string and 5 string), and well as pianists and guitarists. William’s teaching style is focused and organized, with the layers of fun beneath all the learning. Lessons are tailored to each student, with each learner’s age, goals and musical taste in mind, making Will a great fit for ambitious students, and…

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Chris is a diverse and multi-talented professional bassist, and a hard-working guy, juggling 8 + bands alongside session work and teaching. Chris has a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from USC’s prestigious Thornton School of Music, where he had the privilege of studying with one of the most in-demand jazz bassists on the west coast (and former student of the great jazz legend Charlie Haden), Darek “Oles” Oleszkiewicz. While at…