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'A good bass teacher' (what should I look for?)

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by yoshi, Jan 26, 2003.

  1. yoshi


    Jul 12, 2002
    England, London
    Hiya, I've finally, after 2 years, decided to get some bass lessons.

    As im not all that wealthy, and am a cheapskate, I'm hopeing to get lessons on a fortnightly basis, and doing pre-set 'work' between.

    I can already read music fairly well, and know basic theory.

    My main question is, on the first meeting with the tutor (or over a phone call), how should I
    A) Find out if their 'good'
    B) Find out what they can teach me over a set time
    C) Inform them of my current progress

    Cheers :D
  2. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Hope this helps. Good luck in your search.
  3. yoshi


    Jul 12, 2002
    England, London
    Thanks a lot!

    Ill go have a look around for some possible options, then start the lessons in 2/3 weeks (college half term :) )
  4. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    Wouldn't it be better to decide first, what it is that you want them to teach you and then ask if they can do it??!!

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