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Playing Double Bass & Electric Bass in a Band Context

Interested in being the backbone of a band? I'm Jonathan Ho, and I am here to help you!

In our lessons, we focus on:
- Bass Techniques
- Establishing Rhythm and Groove
- Understanding Harmonic Progressions
- Creating Your Own Basslines

I prefer a more interactive flow of lesson where we share openly about issues and ideas. I am not limited by preference of style, and any level of experience or knowledge is welcomed.

I teach mostly online, or at my place. I am also able to travel anywhere within Rotterdam.

Feel free to drop me any questions, or contact me for a lesson :)

Extra information

BYOB, or you can use mine during lesson

Location

At teacher's location: 3083 ML Rotterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Bloemhof, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
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:English, Chinese

About Me

I have been playing the double bass professionally for 10 years, traveling between Singapore (my home country), Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Mexico, Lithuania, Belgium, Germany, and now The Netherlands. I play mostly jazz, like to compose, and have classical training on the piano. I also play the electric bass.

Since I began my studies at Codarts, Rotterdam, I have been under the mentorship of Stefan Lievestro, Marius Beets, and Frans van Geest.

Education

Junior College Diploma:
Raffles Institution [Bishan, Singapore]
2002 - 2009

Bachelor Degree:
Codarts School of the Arts [Rotterdam, The Netherlands]
2016 - present

Experience / Qualifications

Notable Performances:
- Kirtimų Kultūros Centras 2020
- Erasmus Jazz Prize Winner 2019
- North Sea Jazz 2019
- Otis Park 2019
- Raw Food Festival 2019
- Malta Jazz 2019
- Calagonone Jazz 2019
- Internationales Straßentheaterfest 2018
- Borneo Jazz 2018
- Jalisco Jazz 2014
- Jozenji Street Festival 2013

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