Saxophone Lessons in San Jose, CA

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
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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Jon M.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from Oakland University
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Jon M.

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I offer a  learning experience designed to accommodate viewers of all levels; from beginners to seasoned experts. I empower our community to learn at their own pace whenever it’s convenient, and from the comfort of wherever they are in the world. I have been playing and teaching for decades and have launched hundreds of students on their saxophone journey. jonmontgomerymusic.com

My innovative tutorials give users the opportunity to expand their horizons and learn new skills - all from the comfort of their own device. Whether it's learning to play well in your school band or becoming a professional saxophonist that performs all over the world I can help you because I have done it myself! By working at something so cool and fun as playing saxophone you can enjoy decades of making great music in different types of bands because you will have the skills to achieve it.

About Jon

State Certified Music Educator U.S. Army Band commander (Retired) I offer a  learning experience designed to accommodate viewers of all levels; from beginners to seasoned experts. I empower our community to learn at their own pace whenever it’s convenient, and from the comfort of wherever they

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Norman T.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music.
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Norman T.

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I have been playing and teaching the saxophone for 25 years. Saxophone was my original instrument of choice as I played it in the public school bands and in college. I emphasize the fundamental of sound production, fingerings, and music reading. The saxophone is a very versatile instrument In playing classical to jazz music. You can begin today to learn or improve your saxophone playing!

About Norman

I am located in the Tampa, Florida area and I live in Lutz. In addition to providing lessons in your home, or in my studio, I am now available for online lessons through the TakeLessons Classroom! I have enjoyed teaching and helping students of all ages for 30 years in achieving their goals in lear

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My son walked in saying, « why do you make me do this?! » and walked out smiling and saying, « hey! That wasn’t so bad! » Quite a change and can’t wait to return next week.
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Ashley E.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Awarded Outstanding Musician from Central High School Concert Band and Concert Choir
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ashley E.

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I have been training on the saxophone for upwards of twelve years! I have been giving lessons since 2015, and I am qualified to teach beginner to advanced players. I've earned top chairs in my county, district, and state, and students of mine have gone on to do the same in their own ensembles! I have also played in select honors bands, such as the Great American Marching Band in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. I am a skilled teacher, having served as a middle school teacher's assistant and summer camp music instructor. My prices are competitive because I simply want to share the joy of music with you or your student!

What to expect when you take lessons with me:

-Flexible scheduling
-A judgement-free, creative environment!
-A free PDF of the saxophone fundamentals workbook with which I teach, as a supplement to personalized lesson-planning.

(CANCELLATION POLICY: I will do my best to reschedule lessons with students if I am notified at least 24 hours in advance. Otherwise, the ...

About Ashley

Hey, there! My name is Ashley, and I am a musician, comedian, actor, and French tutor based in New York City. I am a proud graduate of Fordham University at Lincoln Center. My style of teaching is very goal-driven, so that I can cater my skill set to my student's to engender a positive, stimulating

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Dalton M.
Ashley helped me pass my high school French midterms! She made the material super easy to understand (even the impossibly difficult conjugations), and gave me a ton of confidence in myself.
Laurie
Ashley was such a great help to me in my pursuit of acting! Her thoughtful yet kind approach made me feel at ease, and she taught me many helpful tools to improve my performance. I highly recommend you study with Ashley!
Cody R.
I have been thrilled with my lessons with Ashley! She is exceptionally skilled and makes me feel comfortable and encouraged. Acting can make one feel very vulnerable, so I appreciate that studying with Ashley has given me a safe space to grow and experiment with my craft.
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Brian C.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Berkeley
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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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James M.

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Starting at $50
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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James M.

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I've been playing saxophone for 28 years, and professionally for over 20. My journey has taken me from beginner in school band to one of the largest music schools at the university level. I've played in a multitude of professional settings including clubs, festivals, tours, and recording studios. I'm classically trained but specialize in improvisational music, jazz, latin, and funk. Over the years I have been fortunate to play with and learn from some true masters. I can teach you the techniques necessary to perform at the highest levels and have fun doing it. Whether you want improve you sound, learn to sight read, learn songs, or play over chord changes at a jam session I'm confident I can help.

About James

I'm originally from the Dallas Fort worth area of Texas. I started playing in the sixth grade and immediately fell in love with all things saxophone. In the seventh grade I began private saxophone lessons and I became addicted. In high school music was the single most preoccupation of my days. I wou

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Lawrence R.
James is awesome. He has a deep knowledge that is only matched by his passion for music.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in San Jose is $73. 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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"Excellent job and I am looking forward to my son having more lessons"
Tyler
Took Saxophone lessons from Joseph M.
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"Seth is a good dude. I came across his profile with Take Lessons a month ago, after browsing through other instructors in my area and other schools in my area. He's got the experience and knowledge, so I connected with him for an initial lesson. It was a quick one to get introductions out of the way and a good idea of goals/direction. From there we further honed our plans for my instruction in an hour lesson and are directing our sights on my upcoming auditions. Seth has shown me through simple explanations of theory that his teaching style is very approachable, and additionally, was able to show me good technical skills on working my way around the horn, which is especially useful for someone like me in my twenties who already has a few bad habits (haha). Like I said, he's a good dude, good sense of humor so I feel at ease practicing with him and his knowledge is insane! Not only for saxophone but in so many other areas of music! You'd be doing yourself a favor to take at least an hour lesson from him and see how you go."
Alex
Took Saxophone lessons from Seth D.
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"Excellent instructor. My son enjoyed it thoroughly and looks forward to continued lessons."
Yosef
Took Saxophone lessons from Nathan S.
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"First lesson and very easy to work with during the online session.
Great first experience."
Matthew (Matt)
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"A real professional. Focused and efficient."
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Kevin is a great instructor! He has a passion for music in general, and his saxophone in particular, and that is definitely communicated to his students. He has a creative fun way of teaching, Individualizing lessons to the interests of each student, which makes learning fun. He has a lot of patience and works well with all ages!"
Sue
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Sean is fantastic. An excellent, patient, and understanding teacher. 10/10 would recommend."
Joshua
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"Kendra is an awesome teacher...very professional."
Trent
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"he is very nice and is always understanding"
Danielle
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Gleb has deep understanding of music theory and whats arguably more important - he knows how to convey this knowledge in a form that fits personality of a student.
He reveals strong and strengthens weak sides in a laid back, stress-free fashion. Lessons are fun and results are astonishing. Looking forward to spend more time with him."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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