Teaching Bass in the Style You Want to Learn

With thousands of live and studio performances, countless national and international tours, magazine features, videos, endorsements, clinics and more, Troy Johnson is recognized as a true Professional Bassist. Whether it’s backing multi-platinum hard rockers Stephen Pearcy of “Ratt” or Frank Hannon of “Tesla” – Pop, Jazz and Gospel with MCA Recording Artists, “Mulberry Lane” – Country and Rock-a-billy with “The Cowboy Dave Band” and “The Emmett Bower Band” – blistering Instrumental Fusion with the critically acclaimed “JRZ System” – the wacky Bluegrass duo “Banjo Loco” – Reggae, Jam, Funk or Blues – Upright bass, banjo bass, or 4, 5, 6, 8 and 12 string electric bass – Troy has all basses covered and can teach you with his no nonsense method and time proven approach to learning.

25+ Years Teaching All Styles and Techniques

  • Beginner to Advanced, Focused on Individual Instruction
  • 4, 5 and 6 String Bass
  • Music Theory, Chord Progressions and How They Relate to Your Favorite Bass Lines
  • Standard Notation, Tab and the Nashville Number System
  • Care and Adjustments of Your Instrument
  • Gigging, Touring, Tour Management and Survival on the Road
  • 35+ Years Professional Bassist
  • 3 Time Nebraska Music Hall of Fame Inductee; ‘00, ‘07, ‘10
  • Rock Boot Camp Clinician Greensboro, NC with Neil Zaza and Bobby Rock ‘08
  • University of Nebraska Omaha Bass Clinician ‘09

Featured in:

  • Guitar Player, Bass Player, Bassics, Rolling Stone, Bluegrass Today, Metal Edge Magazines and many more..

Tour and/or Record with:

  • Stephen Pearcy (Ratt)
  • Frank Hannon (Tesla)
  • Mulberry Lane
  • Banjo Loco
  • Emmett Bower Band
  • JRZ System
  • Neil Zaza
  • George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob)
  • Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns)
  • Cowboy Dave Band
  • Randall Zwarte Band
  • Honky Tonk Angel
  • Ivory Star and many more..

Endorsed by:

  • Linc Luthier Instruments , Gold Tone Instruments, L.R. Baggs Electronics, Ampeg Amplification

Former Students Pro:

  • P-nut (311), Dustin Treinen (Paria), Tom Murnan (Funk Trek), Bob Ragorshek (Satchel Grande), Troy Thomkins (Cheshire Grin) and many more…

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