Bass Guitar with Bear Williams

About Bass Guitar with Bear Williams

Learn the ins and outs of Bass Guitar from Bear Williams AKA Larry Kimpel; a recognized professional with over 40+ years of experience at the highest levels of the music industry. Enrolled students will gain a working knowledge of the bass guitar and its history from invention to the present.

This class will provide an opportunity to explore different bass topics to help enable students to perform music alongside other musicians either in the garage, the basement, the club, or the concert stage with confidence and enjoyment.

Class Goals

  • - Mastery of Basic Music Theory and Ear Training
  • - Mastery of Bass Fingering Shapes and Basic Rhythms
  • - Mastery of Scales, Common Chord Progressions and how they relate to Popular Music

Age Range

All Ages

Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


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Join Bass Guitar with Bear Williams for Free

This class will be offered on April 22 as part of LESSONFEST, our weeklong festival of free classes and activities.

Enroll above for free and we will send you the link to join.

Optional Four Lesson Bonus Pack ?

Kick off your learning in the free group class and stick with it with the Four Lesson Bonus Pack. Purchase three 30-min private lessons with Bear while signing up for this free group class and get a bonus 30-min private lesson free! Private lessons can be used within one year of booking. Use the dropdown option above the enroll button to add lessons to your free class enrollment.


Single session on Saturday, April 22, at 2 pm ET | 11 am PT | 18:00 UTC.

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Enrolled students receive lifetime access to the video recording of the class.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
Bass Guitar with Bear Williams
Bear Williams

How It Works

Enroll above to save your spot in the class. Lessonface will send you a confirmation right away, and a Zoom link 24 hours before each session's start time. You can log into your Lessonface dashboard to access class materials, communicate with your instructor, join the live Zoom session, and access the class recordings and chat transcript afterward. Contact us with any questions. This class, and all lessons and classes on Lessonface, are covered by the Lessonface Guarantee.

Students Say

Angela H. on January 8, 2021


Keelan on July 30, 2021

The class was great, however sometimes the instructor's internet would cut out. Not a big deal, though. Zoom doesn't always agree with everyone's setup.

Steve B. on July 29, 2021
Class: Bass Guitar Warm-Ups Q

Positive session. A pleasure to work with these Bass Players!

Ackra K. on June 3, 2021
Class: Bass Guitar Warm-Ups Q

Bear is awesome at answering student questions about the bass. He is very knowledgable and is able to incorporate theory and technique in a fun and entertaining manner.

Verified Student on April 15, 2021
Class: Bass Guitar Warm-Ups Q


Angela H. on January 8, 2021
Class: Beginning Bass Guitar with Bear Williams


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Bear Williams

Bear Williams

Bear Williams LOVES to teach and give back to the future generation of young up-and-coming bass players. After graduating High School, the Chicago Native cut his teeth in the late 70's and 80's playing bass on songs by Gene Chandler, Jerry Butler, and others at Brunswick, and Chi-Sound Records.

About Lessonface, PBC

Lessonface's mission is to help students achieve their goals while treating teachers equitably. Since 2012, we've hosted more than 30,000 students and 2,000 teachers for live music, language, and arts lessons and classes online.

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