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Bass and guitar lessons (Lessons are available online or in person)

Hi there, Interested in bass or guitar lessons? I am offering tuition for a wide range of styles and abilities.

About me:

- Over 12 years of professional performing experience
- Session player for a large variety of bands
- Extensive UK and European tours
- 1st Class Hons Degree BSc Creative Music Technology
- Grade 8 Distinction

- 8 years experience teaching Bass, Guitar, and Drums
- Author of Advanced Bass Tuition - Bass guitar tuition book

I aim to tailor lessons to suit your goals. I can travel to you to teach the lessons.

I look forward to hearing from you

Marcus

“Marcus is a fantastic teacher. He is incredibly knowledgeable in his field and can teach theory/practice at all levels. He has always been reliable”

Cathy

“As well as being an effective teacher, our son reports that Marcus has made the lessons fun and interesting. Marcus clearly has an easy natural approach with young people, ensuring that his lessons are both enjoyable and informative.”

Yvonne and Alan

Extra information

Beginner - Advanced Bass guitar
Beginner - Intermediate Guitar

Location

At teacher's location: St Werburgh's, Bristol, UK
At student's location: Around Bristol, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Electric, Folk, Funk, Indie & alternative, Pop, Punk, Rnb, Rock, Ska
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

My life as an active musician began at the age of 13, I formed my first band the same year, a progressive rock band ‘prohibition’ and began gigging in local pubs and venues a year later. This was to become my main band for 6 years. I was involved with several side projects including ‘Monkey Puzzle’ a funk dance band which became well established in the south. I passed Grade 8 with distinction at the end of sixth form. I then gained a scholarship at the University of the West of England studying Creative Music Technology and left these projects behind. It was here that I started composing solo bass pieces, which later evolved into my duo Psycho-Acoustic Goat.

Since moving to Bristol I have performed at many shows, solo and with a variety of different bands. I have made extensive use of the studio equipment recording my own projects and other artists. I have also gained a high understanding of a variety of creative software such as logic, pro tools and final cut pro. Together with this I have been given a sound grounding in programming languages C and Max/MSP.

I was awarded best final year project from the University for my first tuition book ‘Advanced Bass Tuition’ and I received a bursary to get this printed and released which is Available in independent music shops including Mickleburgh, Opus 13 and Cars & Guitars as well as Amazon and through my website. Since graduating with 1st class Hons, I have toured extensively around the UK, Europe and Australia as a session player for Steelyard Blues, a soloist and a co founder of Shambolique a theatrical funk band. I continue to play with a variety of bands as well as leading my own projects ‘Mammoth Toe’ and ‘Psycho-Acoustic goat’

Education

BSc 1st Class Hons degree Creative Music technology
Grade 8 Distinction electric bass

3 A levels Physics, Biology, PE
11 GCSEs including Music, Maths, English, Science

Experience / Qualifications

- 10 years professional performing experience - Session player for a large variety of bands
- Extensive UK and European tours

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If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

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  • Instructor since March 2021

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Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

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