Find a bass guitar instructor in West Hollywood, CA

Find bass guitar instructors in West Hollywood, CA

Find bass guitar instructors in West Hollywood, CA

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Find bass guitar instructors in West Hollywood, CA

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Top 10 bass guitar instructors in West Hollywood, CA

Students agree: these West Hollywood bass guitar instructors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Lloyd Moss Music & Voice

Lloyd Moss Music & Voice

5.0Exceptional(28)
Offers online services
29 hires on Lessons
34+ years in business
Serves West Hollywood, CA
Tom S. says, "I was ask to start playing bass guitar in a group that had a hard time keeping bass players. Lloyd has been wonderful helping me bridge the gap from playing guitar & mandolin to bass. He is insightful when crossing multi-instruments. He has been amazingly helpful as I learn my new bass skills." Read more
Phil V | Guitar & Bass Lessons

Phil V | Guitar & Bass Lessons

5.0Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
10 hires on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves West Hollywood, CA
Jose C. says, "He's extremely talented at what he does and is very patient with his students. He notices mistakes very quickly and helps you correct them immediately to assure your best guitar playing. I've had a lot of fun learning with Phil and I'm excited to learn more!" Read more
Chuck Smith Music

Chuck Smith Music

5.0(1)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
35+ years in business
Serves West Hollywood, CA
Ben W. says, "I took guitar lessons with Chuck for several years, and they were an absolute integral part of my music education. Chuck is a highly proficient musician and teacher, and his knowledge of the guitar and wisdom of music in general were a source of inspiration throughout the years. He always catered his lessons specifically to whatever got me excited and inspired, and he put me on a course of curiosity that has served my passion and career in music well. I highly recommend Chuck to anyone looking for a teacher that is highly qualified, relatable, and fun!" Read more
BSR Studios

BSR Studios

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
30+ years in business
Serves West Hollywood, CA
Music feeds the soul. Music connects people. Find the teacher who understands your styles of music. Find the teacher who makes the music fun. I can. I love music and I really like people. I make it fun, make it pay, and make it good for others. I had mostly excruciatingly rigid teachers. I wanted to play and sing, not play a "1-string melody followed by a 2-string melody...". Find the easy fun first. Then add complexity when and if desired.
Glendale, CA Guitar Lessons

Glendale, CA Guitar Lessons

5.0(3)
1 hire on Lessons
10+ years in business
Serves West Hollywood, CA
Chris S. says, "I am an older guy who has actually been playing guitar since my teens. But like many, I didn't play much at all throughout most of my life. Got back into it a few years ago, and decided to get serious about upgrading my skills. Sort of an old dog learning some new tricks. Randy is a great teacher! He is patient and perceptive. He doesn't just regurgitate a formulaic set of lessons, but he really looked at the skills I already had, then tailored his instruction to build on that. He showed me several techniques that were superior to what I had been doing, and designed a practice regimen that targets my particular goals. I'm already playing MUCH better, and it's only been four weeks. And I feel like there is great potential progress in my future. Randy Garcia is an excellent choice if you want guitar instruction!" Read more
Lorenzo Breda

Lorenzo Breda

New on Lessons
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves West Hollywood, CA
Hi, my name is Lorenzo Breda and I am a professional guitarist and media composer. My amazing journey into music led me to earn a degree in Jazz Guitar at the Conservatorio Vivaldi in Italy and a more recent one in Jazz Composition and Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music, in Boston. Throughout my career, I have played with several artists, ranging from pop to jazz, refining my skills and fulfilling my passion for being on stage. Additionally, I am currently active in the scene as a composer for media, which has helped me to develop my music production and composition skills. In my role as a teacher, I have learned how to share all my k
Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises

Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises

4.9Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
47+ years in business
Serves West Hollywood, CA
Tony L. says, "Very kind thoughtful and knowledgeable. Very supportive and offered helpful useful and inspiring encouragement" Read more
LAguitarteacher

LAguitarteacher

New on Lessons
Offers online services
21+ years in business
Serves West Hollywood, CA
More than 30 years experience teaching. All guitar techniques, styles and experience levels being catered to. Personal indepth service, quick progress guaranteed.
Elite Musique, LLC

Elite Musique, LLC

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
Serves West Hollywood, CA
Rena B. says, "My daughter has connected with her teacher and has in turn gained confidence which has lifted her general mood and well-being. She looks forward to her weekly lessons and enjoys playing her piano in her spare time, creating new music each week!" Read more
Elite Musique

Elite Musique

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves West Hollywood, CA
Elite Musique is a classical music education company that provides students with opportunities to help showcase them when the college application process begins. All students are classically trained, but choose which genres of music to focus on. All of our teachers are college educated and are not only masters of music, but masters of education as well. Our teachers and students are encouraged to think outside of the box. Their goal is to create their own unique musical signature....

Your Bass Guitar Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do bass guitar lessons cost near me?

Bass guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 for sessions from 30 to 60 minutes long. Private classes have prices between $45 to $70 per hour to give you that personalized edge. Cheaper group lessons are $25 to $35 per session but give you less personal feedback.

  • Online lessons cost $35 to $55 per hour for remote learning at home.
  • Most monthly subscriptions for ongoing lessons range from $170 to $315.

Are bass guitar lessons worth it?

Bass guitar lessons are worth it to master those frets faster so that you can get confident enough to play for others.

A bass guitar teacher understands how to help you:

  • Focus on rhythm to set a solid foundation for other instruments in a band
  • Put less emphasis on chords and more on single notes and scales
  • Master your key genres like jazz, rock, pop, and funk

What age is good to start bass guitar lessons?

You can start bass guitar lessons for kids from the ages of 6 to 10 years old or whenever they can hold the instrument with enough hand strength to press on the strings. Any age is good for adults to start bass guitar with the right assistance and regular practice.

How many bass guitar lessons do I need?

The number of bass guitar lessons you need varies a lot according to what you want to achieve and how hard you practice. You could expect to play a simple song after 2 to 6 months. However, mastering the guitar professionally typically takes 4 to 10 years.

How do I find the best bass guitar lessons near me?

To find the best bass guitar lessons for you, look at the list of teachers nearby on the Lessons website. You might also find guitar lessons at local music stores.

Before choosing a guitar teacher, remember to:

  • Compare prices from 3 different teachers and ask what their lessons cover.
  • Look at what people have said about them on Google and Lessons.
  • Request a list of other students they've taught to check their experience.
  • Ask other parents how their children feel about the teacher.
  • Ensure you have a written schedule and agreement before the first lesson.
  • Pay in small amounts at first to make sure the teacher is right for you before committing to a full month.

What questions do I ask when choosing a bass guitar teacher?

To ensure you choose the best guitar teacher, consider asking these questions:

  • What's your educational background in music?
  • How many years of experience do you have in teaching bass guitar?
  • Do you offer a complimentary initial lesson?
  • What are the typical ages of your students?
  • Which model of bass guitar is best for my practice?
  • Do you know where I can rent equipment?
  • Will you assign finger workout exercises as homework?
  • How frequently should I practice on my own?
  • Which textbooks do I need?
  • How many genres of guitar music can you teach?
  • Can you modify your teaching approach if I'm finding it hard to grasp?
  • What items should I bring to each lesson, and how long does it last?
  • Can I have a written copy of our schedule, contract, and payment details?
  • What is your policy if I have to cancel a lesson suddenly?
  • Can I incorporate my favorite songs into the learning process?

Reviews for West Hollywood bass guitar instructors

Recent success stories from people in the West Hollywood area.
Steve G.
Lloyd is a phenomenal teacher and has a true passion for music. I've been taking voice lessons with him for a few months now and have really enjoyed the process. Previously I had zero background in singing and was always very uncomfortable doing it. However, I felt at ease with Lloyd right from the start and feel that now, after just a few short months, I can carry a tune and sound halfway decent, something I never thought I'd be able to say. Llyod is very attentive, truly cares about his students and overall is just a great guy. His prices are very reasonable too. I'd highly recommend Lloyd for anyone interested in singing or guitar.
Lloyd Moss Music & Voice
Mark N.
Phil has been great giving our son guitar lessons for several months now. He's patient and customizes each lesson for our son, focusing on the style of music/songs he likes to play. Phil communicates well, is friendly and really cares about passing on his knowledge.
Phil V | Guitar & Bass Lessons
David E.
Randy works with you, super knowledgeable, nicest person, patient, and answers all the questions. Can't recommend enough.
Glendale, CA Guitar Lessons
Jimmy L.
He is very concerned about making sure your creative vision comes to life in the best way possible. He has incredibly insightful advice but never tries to insert his ego into your project. He genuinely cares about his clients and wants to see them succeed.
Bill Burnett Creative Enterprises
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