Johannes Fend Bass Guitar Lessons in Rotterdam

Bass Lessons Rotterdam

Hi! My name is Johannes and I'm a Rotterdam based professional bass player and teacher. From my own experience I can say: as a bass player you give structure to your band. Harmony, timing, stability and power are in your hands! You lay down the groove and you have the most powerful notes! Well, sounds cool, right?

All Ages and Levels

Looking for a pro bass teacher and for personal advice to take your bass playing to the next levell? Let's get started and contact me for a trial lesson!

Pop, Funk, Blues, Latin or Jazz

Any music style you want to play is allright with me! Just come by in my studio in Rotterdam for a trial lesson. Let’s figure out the best way for you to reach your goals!

Online Bass Classes

I also offer fun, comprehensive and well structured online courses for beginners, intermediate and advanced players. Book a trial lesson or Buy & Try the 3 lesson Starter's Package!


We use modern methodes and personalised exercises to create a solid technical basis. You'll learn to read music and basic music theory. In no time you'll be able to play some heavy bass lines and your first funky grooves!


Learn more awesome grooves, slapping, dead notes and let me help you boost your technique, to become a steady time keeper, learn to play cool lines, more interesting funky solos and sound like a pro! Curious? Check in for a trial lesson!

Cold Sweat!

Sign up for fun and instructive lessons in my home studio in Rotterdam. Personalised exercises and practical advice. Motivation, inspiration, cold sweat, progress and more funk!

10 Lesson Package

Flexibillity to the max with a 10 lesson package. 30, 45, or 60 one-on-one minute bass lessons.

About Johannes

Johannes Fend moved to the Netherlands from Austria to study Jazz and classical Music at the Prins Claus conservatory in Groningen and later do his master degree in Rotterdam.
During his time as a student Johannes was fortunate to get to study and play with musicians out of the New York Jazz scene such as David Berkman, Paul Berner, Matt Wilson, Todd Coolman, Alex Sipiagin and many more.
Johannes took classical bass lessons and participated in master classes with Sorin Orcinschi, Francisco Obieta, Catalin Rotaru, Dorin Marc, Matthew Midgley and Wolfgang Guttler.
Johannes is a very active musician and part of various bands.
For his solo Project, he won the 2nd Price at the “Il Sole In Cantina Award 2016”. Recently he won also 1st price at “Leiden Jazz Award 2017” with “Marco Apicella Trio”, the price for the best solist at “Erasmus Jazz Price 2017” and in November 2017 he was invited to play at the international Choro Festival in New York City.

A beat is a moment in the life of a groove ∞ Wynton Marsalis

Relaxte leraar!

Vriendelijke en relaxte leraar. Lessen worden goed afgestemd op je niveau en veel gelegenheid voor eigen inbreng!
M. V.

Motivating Bass Teacher!

Taking part in Johannes course is a huge pleasure. He is very much able to inspire and motivate me in playing the bass. The courses are matched to my preferred music. As a teacher he is patient, kind and precise. I hope there will be many more courses to follow in the future.
J. G.

Super bassist!

Fend heeft presence en een techniek om stil van te worden -
Eddy Determeyer

Private Music Teachers

Music moves and enriches the soul! Enjoy face to face music and singing lessons in a relaxed atmosphere. We offer also online music and singing lessons. Making music is about feelings, thoughts, connection, growth, joy, developing technical and physical skills, discovering new ways of learning and expressing yourself. Regular prices and maximum flexibility with a 10 Lesson Package. Book a trial lesson!

The best way to know your future is to create it - Joe Dispenza