STEVE MARKS

New York, NY


Steve Marks

Phone: 212- 734-7013

E-mail: SNLMarks@aol.com

Lesson price per hour: $35

Availability : Flexible (daytimes are a little easier to schedule)

Main styles, concepts taught: Reading, Improvisation, Jazz, Blues, Rock, R&B, Theater.

Instruments Taught: URB, Electric Bass,

Levels taught: All (Beginners welcome.)

Required texts: My books, "Developing Reading Studies For the Contemporary Bassist", and "The Zen of Bass"

Experience: I've been teaching for about 15 years, and have played many gigs of every imaginable type and style in venues both elegant and shabby. Lately I've been playing with the George Gee Big Band, The Teardrops (Blues and R&B) The Martinis (Swing) The Shuffle (Rock) as well as various freelance gigs.

Main influences: I'm a child of the sixties; Jamerson, McCartney, Bruce, Rainey, Mingus, Chambers, Carter, Brown.

Teaching venue: I teach from my home, the Bass Collective, and The American Institute of Guitar. (slightly more $ from BC or AIG.)

Statement:

"Just do it."

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