Saxophone Lessons in Playa del Rey, CA

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Rick R.

17 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Masters of Music MM from University of Akron
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Rick R.

17 Reviews
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Experienced Sax Teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students progress quickly in the direction they want to go. I specialize in rock, blues and jazz, and I use my own method for teaching which takes 10% of the usual time of most methods. I have a video that demonstrates that.

About Rick

I’ve always loved teaching from a young age; finding new ways to break down complex ideas and techniques and making it fun and easy is something that gives me a lot of satisfaction. If you want to play your favorite songs on saxophone, I can save you years of frustration and slow progress. At t

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Bobby
Rick was professional, intuitive, and taught what I needed to learn, and NOT some preplanned generic lesson. I highly recommend him and I rarely recommend anything.
Ken C.
Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone.
Ken
Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!
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Jon S.

19 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $30
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jon S.

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I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Abby
My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him.
Nosa
Jon was wonderful! He gave me some great tips and even provided some material in helping me build
My guitar skills. He was great at listening and giving me a well thought out answers to my questions. I highly recommend it this teacher!
Dave
Jon is great! Initially I was concerned he was using a lot of the time assessing, but his suggestions were SO pertinent that I now appreciate that he spent a lot of time upfront to know me, my goals and my current level. I can tell his advice will be fruitful!

David W.

Glendale, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David W.

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Able to teach all levels of students, including professional level saxophonists interested in learning to improvise.

About David

I am a professional multi-instrumentalist living in Los Angeles, performing, teaching, and recording regularly on saxophone, flute, clarinet, and trumpet.  I graduated from Oberlin Conservatory in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance.  Since graduating from Oberlin, I have had the

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Kalvin
David was very patient and flexible with my son. I'd originally ordered clarinet lessons before COVID struck. By the time I managed to get my act together and schedule the lessons, my son had moved on to the piano and David was willing to still work with him. My son loved the lesson and it was great to hear how excited he was about the learning!

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Joseph K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joseph K.

5 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

Every music lesson is fun and encouraging!!! The music lessons will involve prizes, games, and ending each lesson with something positive, but also something to practice. Students will be motivated to play their favorite songs, and also learn to read and write music. Please do inquire to learn more about Joseph or his teaching style.

About Joseph Patrick

Joseph has a total of 10 years teaching experience and performs professionally around Denver, Colorado. Joseph is a certified Illinois teacher with a Bachelors in Music Education from Millikin University. He's a former Chicago public school music teacher and also taught internationally in Seoul,

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John
I was extremely pleased with Joe Kelley's approach to teaching my grandchild. He was very patient and demonstrated a unique ability to bond with my grandchild. I will recommend him to other people who are interested having their children take on line music lessons.
Marie Jackson
I highly recommend Joseph Kelley. He’s great with my two daughters. My girls have been learning a lot and practicing piano willingly! I enjoy his positive attitude and unique fun lessons.
Kathy
Joe is very competent and patient as a teacher.
All students are fortunate that Joe is sharing his talents.
I recommend Joe without hesitation.

Isaiah S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Isaiah S.

12 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

Music literacy, technique, theory, repertoire, style, and creative expression. Music is a source of fun and community, and I do my best to impart that on each student.
Audition prep!
Beginner-friendly!

About Isaiah

An active performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher, Isaiah provides a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all ages and skill levels. Isaiah earned his Bachelor's of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance in 2019 from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of

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Miette L.
Wonderful teacher.
Rishi and Ravi C.
I can already sense that my boys are going to have a great learning experience with Isaiah. He caught on to each child’s strengths and areas of growth in the content as well as behavioral differences. He adjusted to each one fluidly and took the time to debrief after the lesson. I’m looking forward to continuing this relationship.
Annie S.
Really brilliant teacher, has taught me saxophone from scratch. Focuses on a full range of skills in every lesson, from sound, technical exercises, jazz theory, improvisation and jazz repertoire. Have loved every lesson, and feel like I've improved significantly. Definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to learn saxophone, or how to be a jazz musician.

Doyle B.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Doyle B.

17 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

I have been teaching saxophone for 22 years. I have an earned Masters degree in music and enjoy teaching students of all ages. I am happily married with 5 children at home--4 of them are musicians as well (the youngest is 4).. Students will quickly learn not only the basics of music theory, but will be playing songs as early as their first lesson. It is extremely rewarding watching students have fun, excel, and fall in love with making music. I presently teach music at 3 schools (1 college) and only have a few lessons slots available. I look forward to working with you.

About Doyle

Hello, my name is Doyle Bozone and I am eager to help you reach your goals! I've been teaching private lessons since 1992 and have loved helping my students win competitions at the state level, learn how to advance rapidly on their instrument, and fall in love with making music. I have 3 earned deg

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JoeIsaac
Great first lesson!!
Jeffrey
5
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Wonderful man. Great teacher

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Playa del Rey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Playa del Rey is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $109 per hour.
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"First lesson with my grandson. My grandson enjoyed it. Joseph was very professional."
louis
Took Saxophone lessons from Joseph M.
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"A lot of Windows was open as of understanding the horn and music theory in just three lessons.I look forward to continuing my learning with Matt"
Andre
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"John has huge knowledge about music and about jazz in particular,. He's a great player, and he knows how to break down skills and explain them in a way that's accessible. He's tailored lessons to my needs and level. I've made enormous progress since starting to study with him."
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from John C.
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"Just had my first lesson with Matt and had to come home and immediately write about it. Matt is a fantastic teacher with loads of music knowledge. He truly has a soul for music and can easily break down complicated musical teachings to a beginner level. He is extremely talented and personable and I cannot wait for my next lesson. I have not felt this excited about playing in along time and a lot of this excitement is due to how much learned in my first session with Matt and how much more I have to look forward to. Matt is a true musician in every since of the word and I highly recommend him to anyone that wants more than just to learn how to play notes but learn to play soulful, beautiful music of any genre."
Earnell
Took Saxophone lessons from Matthew K.
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"Gwen was a wonderful instructor. She was so knowledgable about both music theory and saxophone skills. I would totally recommend her."
Ardeshir
Took Saxophone lessons from Gwendolyn B.
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"Very helpful, and always was able to teach me aspects of music I hadn't considered before. Very knowledgeable and professional!"
Spencer
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Yakov is an awesome teacher, seem to be able to connect with kids very well . Gave my son so many tips even during the first lesson, and has an approach that seems to work . We are very happy!"
William
Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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"Enjoyed working with Neil. Very professional and I felt very comfortable with his teaching methods. Unfortunately I will not be able to continue my lessons with him in home since I am considered high risk for the virus. I will be canceling the remainder of my in-home lessons and picking them up at a later date"
Stephen
Took Saxophone lessons from Neil D.
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"My son is currently taking online lessons with Lucas and we're both quite happy with the experience so far. My son has been playing tenor for 4 years (currently 10th grade- in concert, jazz and marching bands at school) and had only ever taken live lessons before, but we're finding that online works out well. No extra travel time/hassle, which is great since he doesn't drive yet- just log online from our basement. Lucas had good availability and has been open to reschedule as necessary. Lucas has helped him with pieces for honor band auditions so far with specific feedback and even I can hear the difference in my son's playing."
Kieran
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Daniel is such a wonderful saxophone teacher who
has a lot of knowledge about music. He also knows how to teach my son how to have a fun a while playing a saxophone."
Sonia
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel A.
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