Saxophone Lessons in Davenport, CA

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Johnny S.

Scotts Valley, CA
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  • Awarded Grand Prize in Chamber Music from Frances Walton Competition
  • BM Performance from San Jose State University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Johnny S.

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𝐑𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐢𝐬 𝐚 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐬𝐚𝐱𝐨𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬! 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝 𝐢𝐬 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐨𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐞-𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐛𝐚𝐧𝐝, 𝐚𝐬 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐦𝐲 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐢𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐲 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤𝐥𝐲 𝐠𝐨𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬.

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About Johnny

Johnny is a classical saxophonist, arranger, and private music teacher living in San Jose, California. He is currently a Graduate Music Assistant working towards a Master's in Music Performance at SJSU. Having performed for over 2000 children in K-12 schools since 2017, Johnny has a passion for mus

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Linda C.

23 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
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Linda C.

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About Linda

I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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John R.
Linda was awesome, very patient with a total beginner with not only cello but also playing music. She is great teacher , i can tell that from our first lesson.
Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
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Tammye D.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
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Tammye D.

21 Reviews
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I teach all levels and all ages.

About Tammye

I am a 2008 graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. While at North Texas I taught trumpet lessons in the Denton area. I have also taught piano, clarinet, and saxophone as well as all the other brass instruments. I have performed with the UNT Concert Band

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Bruce Y.
Is possible to change teacher?
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Noemie
my daughter loves her lessons with Ms Tammye!
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Preston B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Preston B.

11 Reviews
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I believe in catering lessons to a students individual desires and musical goals. I play Tenor, Alto, Soprano and EWI. Our lessons can cover a broad range of concepts like:
Musicality/Performance
Jazz Improvisation
Composition/Arranging
How to practice
Tone and Sound production
Technique
Doubling
Reading/Sight Reading
Learning Tunes
Using petals and electronic musical components
And MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!

About Preston

With over 20 years playing experience Preston began playing professionally very early. He has toured over 6 countries including England, France, Switzerland and Italy. He received his degree in Jazz Studies/ Performance from the prestigious University of North Texas Jazz program, the first Jazz pro

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Preston is very knowledgeable and tailors your lessons to fit your expectations.
MARK STEWART
My son took lessons in person with him but the school moved.
We are very happy to continue with such a positive teacher!
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Bill T.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill T.

39 Reviews
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The saxophone can be one of the funnest instruments to play, no questions asked! In order to reach that point it's important to have certain things in order such as: sound production, breath support, musicality, and technique. In lessons use a variety of exercises and method/etude books, playing duets together, as well as listening and ear training to give my students a well rounded approach to the saxophone and music helping them to become the best musician they can be.

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pr

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Franck
Bill is the real deal! The reviews were dead on. Bill is a superstar instructor. He is energetic, engaging, and an amazing teacher who knows the instrument. You will make great progress. I highly recommend him!
Charles H.
Bill has a competent, easy manner that makes learning an enjoyable experience.
Micah
I started with Bill almost two years ago and I was at about zero on the piano. He's helped me reach the point where I can play some standards and even improvise a little over them, and I look forward to improving even more. We began in person but the transition to remote lessons has been seamless.

Bill is patient, attentive, and a whole lot of fun to work with. He has a positive attitude and a great sense of humor, and he backs it up with strong motivational skills to keep you practicing and putting in the work to reach your goals.

Oh, and of course, he's got some incredible chops! He's a talented multi-instrumentalist and a beast on the saxophone. His love of music and knowledge of jazz is sure to rub off on you.

Carl W.

60 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2001
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Carl W.

60 Reviews
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With over 20 years as a professional saxophonist and 15 years teaching experience I know the demands of a performing musician professionally and academically. I teach students how to produce a good tone quality with characteristic vibrato. I can teach students to become good at reading music. Students who are interested in jazz or pop styles of music will be taught improvisation techniques and how to play by ear.

About Carl

As far back as I can remember I have always enjoyed performing music. I can remember during my elementary school years how I would play drums during church service. Some days I would sneak in my dad's closet to play his saxophone. I began learning how to play saxophone in middle school and by the t

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Dee
Carl is a wonderful instructor. I may get a little overzealous at times, but he’s always patient and he indulges my imagination of being Kenny Dee. :)
LaRon Archibald
GREAT INSTRUCTOR!!! Carl is very patient when teaching technique. I liked the approach he'd take to help me understand fingering and learning theory behind what I was doing. Just unfortunate covid 19 came and disrupted my in-home teachings.....I'd recommend him to anybody looking for an good instructor.
Dionna J.

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"Great instructor! Can’t wait to continue with more lessons! He helped me understand what I was trying to focus on!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"Tyler had his first lesson and he enjoyed it very much. He says it was very informative, so 5 stars for the first lesson!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Very knowledgeable and works well with what you know. Understands what the student needs and wants and will work towards achieving those goals."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"My 14 year old son very much enjoys working with Michael. He is very nice, patient and punctual, and I love the fact that he teaches his lessons at our house.
I would recommend hiring Michael."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Lucas is very talented and knowledgeable. He has shown me tips and techniques that are not in the beginner or intermediate lesson books. I am a beginner sax player and his insights on the saxophone and music have helped me greatly."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Jeff Johnson is a wonderful private lesson teacher! He is an outstanding musician and is very knowledgeable about the saxophone, literature, and what it takes to help students improve. I highly recommend him as a private instructor."
Julie
Took Saxophone lessons from Jeff J.
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"I am a teacher in the LAUSD and I know a good teacher when I encounter one. Rick is unbelievable. After his first sax lesson with Rick, my son’s tone was so rich, full, and bright. He made more progress in that first lesson than he had after months with his previous teacher. Rick has developed a system to teach his students how to improvise. My son now is able to solo at such a high level. He plays in the Jazz Ensemble at his school and the band director now refers to him as a “Monster.” The best thing about Rick is that he gets excited when he sees the growth and progress in my son. He loves to see him succeed and that’s why he works so hard to find the most direct and effective way to bring out the best in his students. I know how challenging teaching can be. Rick is one of a kind and his students are very fortunate to have him!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"What a difference! Like night & day. Josh is going to survive his first performance of the year thanks to Rick! Looking forward to next week."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Helped ease my nerves and was able to play a G scale. Feel much more comfortable about practicing now"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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