Bob Fazio Lessons

Bob Fazio Lessons

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I have been working as a professional musician on Bass Guitar and Keyboards since 1982. I have been teaching private music lessons since 1991 for Music Theory, Keyboards/Piano and Bass Guitar. I Taught at at OCSA in Santa Ana for 2 1/2 years. I have worked hard at developing my craft as a musician and as a music teacher. Bob Fazio


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32 years in business
Serves West Covina , CA
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    Andrew U.

    I have been taking lessons with bob for over a month now, and I am so extremely pleased to have the ability to have him as a teacher. You can really tell that he is an expert at what he does, and that he loves doing it.
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    September 22, 2022
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    Assess where they are on their instrument and in their knowledge of Music Theory. Watch the student perform songs.

    Robert (Bob) A. Fazio Jr.

     (213) 944-7670 • [email protected]



    Bass Guitar session player (doubles on Keyboards), live performer, and music instructor with over 40 years of experience, performing all styles of music including Pop, Funk, Rock, Gospel, Blues, R&B, Latin, Jazz, Country, and Musical Theatre.


    WORK EXPERIENCE -- MUSIC INSTRUCTOR                                                                                       1991 - Present

    BASS GUITAR INSTRUCTION – (4-, 5-, 6-, 7-string)

    o   Music Theory – scales / modes, chords, improvisation, song construction/writing – All Styles

    o   Technique – right hand, left hand, slap and pop style, chord melody, solo arrangements

    o   Ear Training – intervals, chord qualities, chord progressions, transcribing songs and solos

    o   Reading Music Notation and Charts

    o   Developing time, feel, groove, and swing

    o   Developing ability to play and create in all styles

    o   Reading and understanding Rhythms and Time Signatures

    o   Improvisation – creating bass lines spontaneously, and improvising groove and melodic solos in all styles


    o   Music Theory – scales / modes, chords, improvisation, song construction/writing – All Styles

    o   Technique – right hand, left hand

    o   Chord Voicings, Chord Progressions

    o   Ear Training – intervals, chord qualities, chord progressions, transcribing songs and solos


    ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOL of the ARTS in Santa Ana, CA

    From 8/2019 – 3/2022, Bob taught Bass Guitar Classes, Music Theory Classes and Piano/Keyboard Classes at the ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOL of the ARTS.




    ·      Top 40 / Funk / Rock / Jazz / Variety  - various traveling musical groups 1982 - 1993

    -  traveled from the East Coast through the Mid-West, including Canada and the Caribbean.                                                          

    Tallahassee, FL  1993-1995                                                 

    o   Barry Fish Band – Country/Rock band, recorded the album “THE BARRY FISH BAND”

    o   Alan Hightman Trio – Jazz combo

    o   Funky Vangelist – R&B/Funk band

    o   Bo Diddley Show

    o   The Platters Show

    o   Charlie Brown and the Coasters Show

    o   Danny and the Juniors Show

    o   Don Moen Show – Integrity Music

    o   Ron Kenoly Show – Integrity Music

    o   Freelance Musician - performing with various Artists and Bands

    o   Session Recordings for various Artists, Bands and projects

    Myrtle Beach, SC    1995-2000   

    o   The Tony Blunt Project – R&B/Funk/Variety band

    o   Coastal Carolina University – accompanied choir, Dan Ramsay, professor

    o   All American Music Theater – “From Nashville to Broadway,” Wayne Cockfield, music director

    o   “Always....Patsy Cline”  Show - Wayne Cockfield, music director

    o   Steve Gatlin Show - Wayne Cockfield, music director

    o   Becca Baxxon album – “BECCA BAXXON”

    o   Crystal Waters – European Tour

    o   Freelance Musician - performing and recording with various Artists, Bands and projects




    Los Angeles, CA   2000 - Present                                        

    o   Frankie Avalon - Touring 2001-2002 

    o   Casual / Corporate Gigs, Wedding Bands  -  Agencies

    §  Wayne Foster Entertainment

    §  Jay Sterling Productions

    §  Bob Gail Events

    §  Skye Michaels Orchestras

    §  City Connection Entertainment – Sal Kuenzler

    §  American Events Network – Glen Holland

    §  Susan de Bois Entertainment

    §  Lucky Devils Bands

    o   Robert Aviles and INSIGHT – World Music / Rock / Original Music band            2000 - 2014

    o   BOB FAZIO TRIO – Smooth, Contemporary, Traditional Jazz/Instrumental Pop   2008 - Present

    §  Hanna’s Restaurant, Ranch Santa Margarita, CA

    §  The Winery Restaurant, Tustin, CA

    §  Hyatt Hotel, Irvine, CA

    §  Whole Foods Markets Cafes

    §  Various private events

    CHURCHES  2000 - Present                                                                                            

    New Journey Ministries - Hawthorne, CA  2000 - 2013

    Arise Christian Center - LA, CA  2013-2020 

    HOUR OF POWER MINISTRIES, Irvine, CA - Reverend Bobby Schuller 2017 - Present

    BeBe Winans - Gospel Artist

    Various churches and ministries as a Freelance Hire

    Freelance Musician and Session Player

    §  Magic Presence Studios - Magic Moreno - producer, engineer            2000 - Present

    §  Shannon Kennedy album, “STEPPIN’ OUT”

    §  Daryl Darden album, “DARYL DARDEN”

    §  Numerous Gigs of all styles, playing for various Artists, Bands and Musical Theater  shows     

    §  Numerous Recording Sessions for various Artists, Bands and projects




    ·      St. John the Baptist DHS, West Islip, New York

    ·      Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (One Semester)




    Sibelius 6

    Band in the Box







    - Includes Links to many video clips of Bob's playing on You Tube, as well as various audio clips

    $65.00/per hour lesson if the student comes to me in West Covina, or for Zoom lessons. Additional charge for Travel/Gas to go to student's home.

    Services offered

    Bass Guitar
    Music Theory