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Danny L.

Expert Musician w/ Masters' in Music

Expert Musician w/ Masters' in Music

$80/hour

  • 22 hours tutoring

About Danny


Bio

Hey there! I'm a highly skilled bassist with a M.M. and B.A. in Jazz Performance. I've taught privately for 12 years on electric/upright bass, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, music theory, and songwriting. I love working with students who are as passionate about music and learning as I am!

Whatever you're looking to improve about your playing, I can help you reach your goals, no matter what genre! I play in many different styles, including jazz, rock, country, pop, bluegrass, reggae, metal, and...

Hey there! I'm a highly skilled bassist with a M.M. and B.A. in Jazz Performance. I've taught privately for 12 years on electric/upright bass, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, music theory, and songwriting. I love working with students who are as passionate about music and learning as I am!

Whatever you're looking to improve about your playing, I can help you reach your goals, no matter what genre! I play in many different styles, including jazz, rock, country, pop, bluegrass, reggae, metal, and everything in between! I've played literally THOUSANDS of shows and can get you ready to take the stage with any band!

Think it's impossible to play like you're musical heroes? It's not! I can give you the tools to reach your wildest musical dreams! We'll cover technique, ear training, and most importantly, HOW to practice! I can't wait to hear from you!


Education

University of Illinois at Chicago
Jazz Performance
Northern Illinois University
Masters

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Art

Composition (Music)

Composition (Music)

I've worked as lead composer for two video game companies. I arrange and compose music for clients' YouTube channels. I can teach you the methods to score music in any genre!

Computer

Music Production

Music Production

Being a video game composer requires knowing how to produce music in ANY genre. I'll show you how to analyze any style of music and recreate it using music software. Commercial pop, cinematic orchestral, trap and hip hop beats -- we'll do it all!

Music

Composition (Music),

Composition (Music)

I've worked as lead composer for two video game companies. I arrange and compose music for clients' YouTube channels. I can teach you the methods to score music in any genre!
Ear Training,

Ear Training

Want to know how the pros learn music so quickly? I've transcribed 100s of songs and solos on various instruments -- almost entirely without the aid of an instrument. I can show you how using proven methods! B.A. and M.M in Jazz Performance.
Guitar,

Guitar

I've played guitar & bass for 20+ years -- on stage, in the studio, and in the classroom. I can teach you ANY song! We'll cover technique, chords, scales, arpeggios, music theory, ear training -- everything you need to be a well-rounded, successful musician! Lessons available for electric/acoustic guitar, bass guitar, upright bass, ukulele, and mandolin.
Music Production,

Music Production

Being a video game composer requires knowing how to produce music in ANY genre. I'll show you how to analyze any style of music and recreate it using music software. Commercial pop, cinematic orchestral, trap and hip hop beats -- we'll do it all!
Songwriting

Songwriting

I've written and arranged 100s of songs for bands, singers, and other performers. Come study with me and I'll show you how to compose a melody, pick a chord progression, arrange your song for any ensemble, and record it for the world to hear!

Examples of Expertise


Danny has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 2 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

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Excellent teacher

Danny has been teaching me the basics of music theory. He's good at making complex subject matter approachable and easy to comprehend. In the few lessons we've had, my understanding of music has improved significantly.

Lynn, 10 lessons with Danny

my first lesson with Danny

Amazing teacher. I had tons of questions for him but he is super awesome with his knowledge about music. A great teacher.

Murtaza, 2 lessons with Danny

$80/hour

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Danny L.

$80/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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