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Guitar Bass Guitar Ukulele and Upright Bass Lessons in Lafayette CA and San Ramon CA
Melody Music Studios was founded in 1989 (that's right...1989!), and hire professional music instructors that are trained, versatile in what they offer, and love to teach! References and full background checks are conducted.
We offer all instruments, levels, and styles, and traditional or by ear lessons, tailoring the lessons to the student's interests and goals, taught in a positive and fun way.
We offer a one business day grace period to cancel after the trial lesson. If you're not happy with the lesson, it's FREE!
*After the trial lesson, future lessons can be cancelled anytime with a 30 day notice

Chris teaches Guitar, bass, drums, and Uke. He specializes in Jazz, Rock, Blues, Funk, Music Theory, Note Reading, Recording, slap bass,improvisation, and two hand tapping.He studied music at The Berklee College of Music in Boston. Chris has authored 20+ instructional music books that have been published internationally by Mel Bay Publication. He has also performed/recorded with many major label artists including: 1960's chart toppers Spanky & Our Gang with Denny Dias & Bernard Purdy (Steely Dan), 1950's chart toppers The Coasters, Clarence Clemmons (from The E-Street Band), Blues stars: Bobby Radcliff, Michael Falzarano, Nappy Brown, Jimmy Dawkins, etc. With age Chris chooses to teach and stay in state rather than touring full time. He loves working with kids, teens, and adults of any skill level.

Personality rating: outgoing

Monthly Rates Below for Weekly Lessons, Regardless of 4 or 5 Weeks in a Month

Instructor's Studio
30 min/week $160/month
45 min/week $232.50/month
60 min/week $305/month
Student's home
30 min/week $190/month
45 min/week $262.50/month
60 min/week $335/month
Chris has been teaching with Melody Music Studios since: 9/30/2010
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Age: 40's.    Lessons offered in student's home.     Travels up to 20 miles from the Lafayette area
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This instructor teaches the following instrument(s) and categories:
Drum set
Bass (electric)

Schedule below

*Other times may be available. Please let us know if you need a time that is not listed, and we'll be happy to check with the instructor.

Mon 3PM-3:30PM 9PM-9:30PM
Wed 2:15PM-2:45PM