James Lockwood

Double bass and guitar lessons taught online or in-person in Melbourne

Contact Details
James Lockwood

James is a professional upright bassist and bass guitarist working in a wide variety of genres and performance environments. A teacher with many years of experience, James specialises in providing lessons for the upright bass, bass guitar, fretless bass guitar, and six-string bass guitar, in addition to teaching music theory, jazz and improvisation, and composition.

As a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, James has had the opportunity to study and work with many of Australia’s finest musicians, and uses this knowledge to create a dynamic, insightful learning environment that equips students with the knowledge they need to succeed in all musical pursuits.

James’ approach to teaching emphasises a performance-first approach, aiming to prepare students of all ages and abilities for performance opportunities by developing essential instrumental and theoretical abilities, in addition to broad contextual and stylistic knowledge.

Teaching Since
Qualifications and Awards
Bachelor of Jazz and Improvisation (Honours)
Music Lessons Provided
Double Bass, Guitar Bass
Contemporary, Funk, Jazz, Latin
Adult Learning, Auditions, Composition, Harmony, Improvisation, Jazz Theory
Child Checked, Group Lessons, Comes To You, School Instrumental
Areas Serviced
Online, Melbourne (Inner, Inner East, North, North East, North West)
Ascot Vale, Brunswick, Carlton, Coburg, Essendon, Fawkner, Fitzroy, Hawthorn, Heidelberg, Ivanhoe, Kew, Moonee Ponds, Northcote, Parkville, Pascoe Vale, Preston, Richmond, Thornbury

Last Modified: 14 October 2021 at 12:55 PM