Grant D.

Grant D.

Years Of Experience, Teaching All Ages and Levels.

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Bass Guitar Lessons

Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Bass Guitar Lessons Gold Coast

Learn Electric Bass Guitar from professional musician & internationally published music producer, Grant D, a highly experienced musician and well-respected teacher based on the North end of the Gold Coast.

Lessons Cover:

• Tuning your bass
• Learning the notes on the neck
• Musical theory and how to read music
• How to read chord charts & number charts
• Learning scales, modes, arpeggios
• Working on time & groove
• Technique: finger, pick & slap bass
• How to play with a band
• How to improvise
• Musicianship & music industry knowledge
• Songwriting, recording & producing
• Instrument care & knowledge
• Learning to play all your favorite riffs

Teaching all ages and levels, Grant has years of professional experience to turn anyone into an amazing bass player.

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  • Male

  • Teaching since January 2006

  • Teaches special needs

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  • Teaches students aged 8+

Brisbane born & raised but now based out of the beautiful Gold Coast Australia, Grant D. is a bass player, programmer & composer with over 17+ years music industry experience.

First getting his professional start back in 2001 playing bass for a renowned function band, Grant worked hard & soon got noticed & started working in the pop music scene playing bass for various artists on major & independent labels. Establishing him as a solid sideman, Grant then got the opportunity to work with Australian Idols artists & later X-Factor contestants as well as other well known pop artists.

The entire time Grant managed to keep to his musical roots & crafted his skills playing on the local RnB & Blues scene, playing in back street bars & all night jam sessions as well as making lifelong friends & knowledge you only learn by performing with seasoned musicians.

Now with a focus on music production & composition, Grant is establishing himself as a creative, hard working composer. Grant has picked up multiple publishing deals and contracts to produce music for bands, artists & also film and TV. Grant has also released two solo albums, showcasing his wide-ranging skills as a bass player and producer alike.

Having also taught for many years, Grant has a passion for teaching & sharing his experiences, passing on what he has learned to his students, inspiring them to grow as musicians & now through his writing, helping fellow artists in all creative fields carve out the career they desire.

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Student Feedback

Tony H. (Student)

I have had music lessons with Grant off and on for the last couple of years. He is able to present technical music theory in an easy-to-understand way, and has so much to deliver students from his own studies and vast musical history and experiences. I can't speak highly enough of Grant as a Teacher, and equally as a very genuine, friendly, funny and engaging guy. Highly recommended, Tony Harris.

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Jamie R. (Student)

I have been to Grant for a few lessons and loving it!

He is incredibly knowledgeable, a great teacher, and a bad-ass player too!

No matter where your at, if your looking for someone to help you push to the next level, hes the man!

Worth every penny!

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