Bass Guitar Lessons
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.
• 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.
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.