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Tim Marks – Bass Instructor

Bass guitar instructor Tim Marks has extensive experience as a session musician and performer. Originally from Detroit, he has lived in Nashville since 2002 and worked for a multitude of artists and producers across many styles.
Recording credits include Taylor Swift, Luke Combs, Lionel Richie, Jewel, John Oates, Will Hoge and Will Kimbrough.

Tim is available for a limited number of online/virtual students. If you want to play like a pro, learn from a pro!

Bass Areas of Study Include:

  • Learning the fingerboard and getting around the bass smoothly: harmony, scales and chord structure
  • Reading charts and the Nashville Number System
  • Bass lines from records to build your vocabulary
  • Various styles and their benchmark recordings/bass lines -building your own great bass lines for songs
  • Getting a good sound on the bass
  • Gig preparation
  • How to get the most out of your practice time
  • Bass gear/equipment and use of effects
  • Recording bass