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Music lessons: Double bass, bass guitar. Jazz, classical and world-music. Learn how to study

Hey there! In my lessons, what you want is the most important. That's why we create together a plan of study with ideas, goals and subjects to reach out our dream to make music (that's also my dream)

Nevertheless, I can give you an overview of the content:

I divide the music theory in two: Technical and Musical.
Technical Theory regarding all the concepts and information related to music, and Musical Theory regarding the ideas and concepts to help us understand and improve the performance of music. Besides that, we look to harmony in a functional, rhythmical and organic way. We learn and approach music from the first lesson, looking at it from different angles (understanding rhythm and essence of a song for example). All this plus a nice diet of assignments and exercises: D

Furthermore, we put especial attention to enjoying music. That means playing but also listening music! For me, that's one of the best ways to learn :)

And of course, we learn as well by making mistakes, so at the end it's all about fun and trying things out;)

Remember: "True success isn't just getting what you want in life - it's liking what you get";)

César

Extra information

Online is possible
Own instrument is necessary

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Langestraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
At teacher's location: Cva online, conservatorium van amsterdam\

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:Dutch, Spanish, English

About Me

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I am a double bassist, composer, and
arranger. I graduated from the Center for
the Arts in San Luis Potosí, México. I have
performed, recorded, and published
music in traditional Mexican, salsa, and classical genres, mainly as a bassist,
but also as a cellist, arranger, and composer. A representative sampling of
the festivals and workshops in which I've performed or otherwise attended
is the following:

México, from 2013 to 2017:
• 7th Jazz Festival Aguascalientes, México
• Ninth Free Music Festival, San Luis Potosí, México
• Tenth Jazz and Blues Festival, Zacatecas, México
• Youth Mexican Symphonic Orchestra, México
• Advanced Jazz Workshops, given by Jazz at Lincoln Center, Mexico City,
Mexico.
I also performed in many European festivals, including:
• Seekult Festival, Germany 2018
• Brederode parties, Belgium 2018
• Doesburg jazz, Netherlands 2019
• Aprilfeesten, Netherlands 2019
• 1Ander Festival, Netherlands 2019
• Zwarte Cross Festival, Netherlands 2019
• Wild Rooster Festival, Netherlands 2019
• Canal Festival 2019, 2020

Education

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Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Bachelor of music
Center for the Arts San Luis Potosí, Mx
Private lessons with renowned artists
Jazz Workshops in Mexico City with renowned artists

Experience / Qualifications

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I am an active artist with more than 5 years of experience teaching.
Students from early age to adults.
Wide background (classical, jazz and world music)

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