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Electric Bass, Music Production, Music Theory, and Songwriting
Skill Levels
Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
rock, funk, pop, gospel, metal, blues, jazz
Lesson Duration
60 minutes
Age Groups

Dave DeMarco

Bass Lessons with a REAL bassist (not a guitarist)
Teaching Philosophy

I ask lots of questions up front to gain a solid understanding of the student's current skill level and then I tailor the lesson plan around each student's unique goals. We set attainable milestones so that students can measure their progress while gaining perspective on the big picture. I STRONGLY believe that students who study bass with someone who is not a full-time bassist are doing themselves a disservice.


Bassist with American prog band Crack The Sky; session bassist for film/TV; credits include ESPN, MTV's Punk'd, E! True Hollywood Story and numerous feature film trailers. I'm a full-time musician playing 200+ shows/year and I've been teaching privately since 1996. My students have gone on to Berklee, Eastman, Oberlin and U of Miami.


Berklee College of Music and Peabody Institute alumnus. Awarded "Best Freelance Musician" by readers of Music Monthly Magazine.



Student Reviews
Ben D.

“Dave is a pleasure to learn from. Today was my first lesson and I can already tell that I'm going to learn a lot from him. He is very knowledgeable and gets his point across in a way that is easy to understand.”

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