I am a highly experienced teacher and seasoned performer. I teach double bass and electric bass guitar. Music can be a great joy and a character builder! I believe that learning music can be fun and I welcome all ages and abilities!
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach double bass and electric guitar. I teach mainly jazz including all styles from dixieland to be-bop to modern jazz. I also teach rock and funk and can teach classical. In addition to this I can also teach theory, harmony and improvisation.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I am a self taught professional musican with extensive perfromance experience over 52 years. I studied for a short time at Berklee Conservatoire in Boston, U.S.A
- How much do you charge?
£35 per hour (I charge travel fees if I come to you)
I offer a discounted rate for children to try to encourage learning at a more affordable rate of £20 per hour.
- Where do you teach?
I mainly teach at home but can come to you. I'm willing to travel within a 10 mile radius of where I live in North Finchley
- When are you available?
I can be very flexible with times. Please ask!
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
11 upwards, all abilities welcome.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
National curriculum to professional standard. I can prepare for graded examinations upon request.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
If you WANT enough, you WILL SUCCEED. Practice is all!!!
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have taught in schools for 14 years to include Stoke Newington School and Haggerston School. In addition to this I have a number of private pupils.
I have over 50 years of experience as a proffesional performer to include Theatre, T.V, Radio and Film apperances.
Some performing and recording credits include:
BBBc Radio Orchestra
Eddie Lockjaw Davis
Georgie Fame band for 15 years
To name a few...
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have a CRB certificate.
- Where and with whom did you train?
John Repucci & Greg Hopkins at Berklee Conservatoir Boston, U.S.A
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
• Musicians Union
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