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teacher in Portland, OR

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by wiley10, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. wiley10


    Mar 16, 2012
    hey now,
    was wondering if anyone on here is or could recommend a good bass instructor in the Portland area? Thanks, Scott
  2. Passinwind

    Passinwind Charlie Escher Supporting Member

    Any particular style? Damian Erskine is a pretty fine teacher, for one.
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  4. wiley10


    Mar 16, 2012
    I imagine he would be! Pretty great jazz chops. I wouldn't think he taught lessons
  5. Passinwind

    Passinwind Charlie Escher Supporting Member

    He definitely does. Not sure how many students he can take on these days, but he's a TB member and also pretty easy to find in person doing local gigs at least a few nights most weeks. You could check out his vids or books to see if you like his teaching style. I haven't studied with him, but I've known him for several years, great guy.

    Dave Captein is another excellent player who teaches in Portland, and another really cool guy.
  6. remcult


    Dec 26, 2012
    Bronxville, NY
    I unfortunately was only able to take a few lessons with Damian, but I can highly recommend him
  7. wiley10


    Mar 16, 2012
    Mucho thanks for the advice

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