I offer bass lessons customized for your learning style.    
Beginning to advanced bass players of all ages welcome.        
I teach at the following locations:

Bananas at Large in San Rafael

Petaluma & Sonoma County

Napa County

I also teach over Video Chat.

I can teach you:
- Your favorite songs and styles
- Composing bass lines
- Timing and playing in the pocket
- How to jam
- Right hand pizzicato techniques
- Left hand techniques
- Tone production
- Walking bass line construction
- Outrageous slap bass (double thumb & more)
- Bass soloing
- Reading from chord symbols
- Bass note reading
- Practical applied bass music theory
- Playing upright bass with a bow (arco)
   -Classical Double Bass Literature
   -Jazz Répertoire
   -Technique & Theory
   - Roots Music

I have been teaching bass full-time for 18 years.

I have a solid, fun, and effective program to move you forward.

Josh Needleman - Bass Instructor
(415) 519-7048


Call: (415) 519-7048