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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the saxophone. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Carl W.

65 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Carl W.

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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 ti

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Alex L.

21 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Second Place Trophy from Six Flags over Georgia
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Alex L.

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I have been a musician for 30yrs. with Alto Sax being my Primary Instrument. Being a Woodwind player I also play Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, and Percussion. I have performed in many large/medium/small venues with many Bands and Ensembles throughout my career. I have also, been a Georgia Certified Teacher, member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, and member of the Music Educators National Conference for 14yrs. Most recently as an educator in Clayton County I performed with other musicians at a County production of "The Wiz".

About Alex

I have lead others and taught them before ever having my own classroom as a leader in High School and College. It has greatly pleased me that my students have had many accomplishments in many groups. These vary from various Honors Bands, the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, and many High Valued Sch

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Richard
The best he was so nice i recommend him to others.
Aaron
Our first class was great! My son learned a lot and Alex was very patient. My son looks forward to his next session.
Nate B.
My 1st lesson was great. Alex is an excellent instructor. His demeanor, engaging approach coupled with his experience makes an atmosphere that is very conducive to learning. I highly recommend him.
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Brad B.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Awarded 2016 BCCS Educator of the Year Award from Byron Center Charter School
  • Bachelor of Music in Education from Cornerstone University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brad B.

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Whatever your level, we will dive into great studies of classic fundamentals, technique refinement, mature tone quality, and of course music that YOU love to play.

About Brad

Greeting! I specialize in teaching trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. I have taught music at practically every level from Pre-Kindergarten through college (three years on staff with the band program at Cornerstone University), and have run multiple successful mid/high school band programs ov

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He has helped my son so much with playing his note clearer and stronger.
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Brian C.

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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian C.

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Hello! I have over 25 years of professional saxophone and clarinet playing experience. I've played and recorded many different styles with many different bands, orchestras, and jazz ensembles.

I teach clarinet and saxophone on all levels. I can teach beginners the basics of fingering, tone, music reading, theory, etc. I can help intermediate students advance in their playing prowess. I can get adults who haven't played in a while back into playing shape. And, for more advanced students, I can teach jazz improvisation. So, I cater my teaching to your desires and goals!

I'm able to teach adults and teenagers (age 12 and up) and I'm open to any frequency that fits your budget and desires (once a week, once every two weeks, twice a week, etc.).

About Brian

I've played clarinet and sax for over 40 years, playing throughout grammar school, high school, and college. I attended University of California at Berkeley where I played in the marching band and in various jazz bands, orchestras, and ensembles. After graduating I've played professionally ever sinc

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Patrick B.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music education from University of West Florida
  • Awarded Superior in solo and ensemble from FBA
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Patrick B.

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My varied background in saxophone makes my lessons unique. I've been taught different styles in different states by different people. I mixed them all up to give the best of all of them.

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My name is Patrick. I am a music education major at the University of West Florida. I have experience in multiple states, multiple styles and with multiple private instructors and I can give you the best of all worlds! I can get you wherever you want to be. Do you want to be 1st chair in your ban

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in San Francisco is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $130 per hour.
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"Kevin has been a fantastic teacher for my 10 year old son, who went from a casual interest in the saxophone to being excited to take lessons and practice almost every day. he keeps getting better and better with every lesson. Kevin is a very good teacher— patient, courteous and very encouraging. Would be good for a student of any age.

He’s also very easy to work with in scheduling lessons, easy communication and follow through. Highly recommend."
Josephine
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Great teacher. Very good at analyzing skill level and accommodating the student. Definitely recommend!"
Julian
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"My son started taking saxophone lessons with Gleb in April, 2016. He was at 6th grade at that point and was playing saxophone as a Music Elective in his Middle School. In October/November, 2016 my son auditioned for the Special Music High School playing saxophone and, as we learned in March, 2017, got accepted. My son did not have a privilege of parental help or support as far as musical education or experience goes, and he is not exactly a very purpose oriented type “A” achiever kind of boy. So he could only rely on Gleb’s help and effort. In a month or so, my son said that he likes working with Gleb and would like to prepare for upcoming auditions. This is when we decided that we have to intensify their practices. Starting from June, 2016 my son was taking 2-hour lesson with Gleb 3 times a week. Since, as I mentioned earlier, we could not help our son with composition selection for his auditions, I just printed the Audition requirements from High School’s website and Gleb suggested a selection and worked on them with my son. I would definitely recommend Gleb for your young musician. I believe that he knows what he is doing not only in terms of music, but he is definitely able to work and find a way with different kids, not only the best out of the best, which you would often hear from very well acclaimed teachers and tutors."
Irina
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Really just great, I started playing with Bill about three months ago and it couldn't be going any better. His patience, demeanor and amazing skill must be commended and everyone should sign up immediately you definitely won't regret it I promise."
Albert
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"lessons are going great! Lonze is an awesome instructor and very knowledgeable. With his teaching style, I am learning fast!"
Marcus
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Maureen is truly the best instructor that I have encountered. She gives her all into her lessons and truly wants to see her students succeed. She has coached my son for several months and has been very pleasant while providing great feedback. You will not be disappointed if you select her as your coach. She is a great find on this site."
Judy
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"The first review was incorrect sorry.. Mr. Frixos is by far a great teacher. He teaches my daughter the saxophone. He is very kind, patient and really enjoys what he teach you can see that passion and how dedicated he is in teaching. I give him a 5 star because he explains it not only to my daughter but to me as well so I can help her. We enjoy his lessons and he has a great price for the time he teaches I recommend Mr. Frixos because of his knowledge and dedication to this field. He is a fantastic teacher.

I am still a little stiff with the computer so sorry for the earlier post that was incorrect you are more than a 1 star Mr. Frixos."
Coretta W.
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Our son really enjoyed his first lesson. Michael has a great way of connecting with teenagers and makes the lesson fun."
Caleb
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Great instruction, very patient with this beginner."
Chesarae
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"he is very nice and is always understanding"
Danielle
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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