Post A Testimonial!
In January I was selected as the bassist for the California All-State jazz band which met one weekend in Fresno in February. Also, I was accepted into UCLA's music program with a scholarship after auditioning for Kenny Burrell himself! I also auditioned at University of Michigan and was accepted. Just filling you in on what has been happening lately and saying thank you again for the years of invaluable lessons."
"Josh taught my daughter Lily for almost two years. I am very picky about music teachers, since I am a musician myself. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher for my kid! Not only did he teach her technical skills, reading, and theory basics, but he got her playing songs she liked, in time and in tune, almost immediately. I like the fact that he has an overview of where the student is going and which steps to take to get there. Lily knows where all the notes are, understands chords, and can play lines easily from fingering exercises. Thanks Josh, you rock!" ~Bonnie Hayes
"Today is a very exciting day with very exciting news I felt I absolutely must share with you: I got accepted to Berklee College of Music!!! I just wanted to say, sincerely and truly, thank you, from the bottom of my heart. Having you as a teacher gave me all the hope, drive, and solid foundation that got me where I am today, and I would be nowhere near where I am had it not been for your great leadership, inspiration, and friendship." ~Marty
"Josh Needleman has been my teacher on the electric bass for the past seven years and the double bass for the past three years. His expansive range of knowledge covering rock and funk to the more disciplinary genres of music, such as classical and jazz, has given me a solid and well-rounded foundation as a musician. I have not only immensely grown in technical ability, but I have also gained the necessary confidence for any future endeavors. I would like to thank Josh for the inspiration, my abilities on the two instruments, and the moral support and I look forward to continuing the lessons." ~Daniel Durst
"I just recently ended my four years of weekly bass lessons from Josh. He is everything I could have hoped for in areas such as extensive theory knowledge, killer playing abilities, player development, and encouraging moral support. I don't want to think about where I would be as a player if it wasn't for Josh. After only four years, I now teach bass lessons of my own and play in an increasingly successful alternative progressive rock band called Overview. Thank you." ~Greg