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Bass Lessons Los Angeles

Bass Lessons Los Angeles

About Bass Lessons Los Angeles

I’m a professional electric Bass Teacher in LA. A Graduate of Berklee College of Music.

I give electric bass lessons on fretted and fretless bass, Advanced Music Theory, Jazz Harmony, Harmonic Considerations for Improv, and Chart/Sight Reading. I teach many styles including jazz, funk/fusion, blues, rock, hip hop etc… Especially, I teach jazz improv using many methods/approaches from Jerry Bergonzi and Eddie Tomassi to Gary Willis influenced fingerboard harmony.

If you are a beginning bass student wanting bass lessons in LA, and looking to learn the fundamentals and basics of the bass, or an intermediate/advanced bassist looking to expand your horizons of jazz improv vocabulary and techniques, I can help you build a strong musical foundation. And with that, your musical possibilities are endless. I service the greater Los Angeles area, with a private air conditioned studio in Central LA

I have over 20 years of Bass lessons experience. I’ve studied under such musicians as: Bruce Gertz, Eddie Tomassi, Hal Crook, Gary Willis and Rufus Phillpot. I have also performed/recorded with Danny Carrey (Tool), Doug Webb (Freddie Hubbard, Brian Bromberg) Antonio Sanchez (Pat Metheny, Gary Burton), Joel Taylor (Allan Holdsworth, Frank Gambale), and Dela and Rymo of Slightly Stoopid. Always welcoming beginning Bass Lessons in LA to advanced bass lessons in the greater Los Angeles area, including Central LA bass lessons.

What differentiates us

My bass lessons are comprehensive and are tailored to all ages and levels of ability. Whether you are a beginning bass student looking to learn the fundamentals and basics of the bass, or an intermediate/advanced bassist seeking to expand your vocabulary and techniques, I can help you meet your goals while building a strong foundation in good musicianship. With that, your musical possibilities are endless!

I service the greater Los Angeles area from my air conditioned fully equip studio . Depending on your location, I can also come to you. A variety of techniques and approaches are available to help you become a powerful player, and everything will be tailored to your personal goals — we can learn whatever you would like to learn.
For more information about bass lessons, including rates, references, and scheduling, please contact me directly at 213.290.5857 or email at davidhiltonmusic@gmail.com

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3907 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Business Hours:
By appointment only

Yelp Reviews (3) Yelp

I have been taking bass lessons with David for the past several months. I started with no knowledge of music or bass playing at all, and under Davi... read more

I took bass lessons with Dave for several years. He's got a ton of knowledge around improvisation and jazz and classical music theory. I learned ... read more

I was a student of David Hilton for 3-4 years before going to Berklee, where I recently graduated with a degree in bass performance, with his encou... read more

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Google Reviews

This guy has a huge knowledge base and can teach any style of bass to any level student. I learned a lot about advanced harmony and some of the de... read more

David is a great teacher with lots of patience. I have taken lessons from several instructors over the years and I can say without a doubt that Dav... read more

David is a great teacher with lots of patience. I have taken lessons from several instructors over the years and I can say without a doubt that Dav... read more

I've taken weekly lessons with David this past summer. My understanding in theory and my playing ability has improved noticeably over the course of... read more

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