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Rick R.

17 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 3 Grammy Award Nominations from Grammy Award Foundation
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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!!!

Jordan L.

7 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Jazz Performance from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaching since 2009
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Jordan L.

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I have been teaching saxophone professionally for 7 years to beginners just starting out, students preparing for college auditions, and adults trying to get back into playing. I am a very passionate musician and person, and find happiness in helping people get better at the saxophone and playing music! I enjoy performing regularly in the Los Angeles and greater Los Angeles areas at venues such as The Hollywood Bowl, and The Blue Whale Jazz Club. If you are looking to make your first sounds on the instrument, or looking to develop the skills to be a masterful performer and improviser, please reach out to me as I would find great joy in helping you accomplish your goals.

About Jordan

On top of being a professional musician and educator, I am a fun, easy-going, and inspirational person. I come from a family of 6 and used to work as a camp counselor in the summers, so working with kids is my strong suit, I really do enjoy it! I have found in my years of teaching a nice balance of

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Alma P.
Jordan has been a great teacher! I couldn't have asked for someone more patient and gracious. No matter what my challenges were with learning how to play the Saxaphone, Jordan never made me feel like I couldn't overcome the challenges. I will have to put my lessons on hold for now until further notice as it is not feesible at this point and time. Thank you Jordan!!
Tonya
i have been with him for a few months and he is awesome
Tonya

David W.

Glendale, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Jazz Saxophone from Oberlin Conservatory
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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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Luther B.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Luther B.

40 Reviews
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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Tanya
Luther is a great instructor, I came to take the class because I wanted to learn some good vocal techniques. I am not a signer but am planning to be part of a choir. He is quite knowledgeable, patient and is a great listener. I like that he is very serious about ensuring your success and knowing that has helped me to build my confidence.
David N.
Luther stays where I’m at and then helps me go the next step. That is useful for consistent gradual progress without the frustrations of moving either too slow or too fast (I am a beginning tenor saxophone player). Nice interpersonal style, patient and easy going, while methodical.
Geoff K.
I think Luther is great. He works with my 10-year old son on piano, singing and even trumpet and violin as needed. My son has to work hard to progress, and Luther customizes the lesson plan for him and seems to understand him well. I'm really excited about them working together.

Aaron H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aaron H.

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I am a Juilliard trained musician that has been teaching the saxophone for more than 10 years now. My students have gone onto win state competitions and awards in music, as well as get in honors bands. They have also been admitted to Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard. I can teach all levels from beginning to advanced musicians.

About Aaron

Saxophonist and Producer Aaron Holbrook is a Juilliard trained musician who has performed and toured with many notable artists

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Erica S.
Aaron has really inspired my son to pick up the Sax again after a six month hiatus. Aaron pushes him musically and challenges him daily on scale work, music theory and song performance. I could not be happier.
Connie P.
Aaron was patience and she felt comfortable with him.
Lee
I have been taking soprano saxophone lessons with Aaron for about 8.5 months now. Aaron is enthusiastic, energetic and knowledgeable. His serious training shines through and he encourages your development along the lines that the student desires. Your musical goals become his for you. I am fortunate to have him as my teacher.

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Yakov D.

20 Reviews
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Beginners: posture, breathing techniques, embouchure, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!
D O.

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"This guy is amazing. From day one has always been extremely patient and very well prepared. Goes the extra miles to teach you and always thinks about the student first. Couldn't be happier with my teacher Eric"
Viri
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric F.
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"Gleb is a very skilled and patient teacher that has made taking lessons fun and enjoyable. His lesson plans are well thought out and I always leave feeling like I have learned something new after each lesson. Gleb is a great guy and I highly recommend him."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"I have to say that Michael is the best music teacher I ever had. and I have studied music for a long time. He is patient, thoughtful and his music skills are outstanding I recommended him as the best."
Amparo
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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"This guy is the most enthusiastic, skillful, upbeat musician and teacher. We have had three lessons and already my son wants to turn 30 minute lessons into 45 minutes and I will happily do so. Thanks Michael for nurturing mu son's love of saxophone."
Sally
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Always fun and encouraging, Michael makes Tom love to practice."
Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Aaron was patience and she felt comfortable with him."
Connie
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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"Chloe is an outstanding teacher, very passionate, patient and excellent with kids!"
Martin
Took Saxophone lessons from Chloe W.
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"Another fantastic lesson with Josh. He noted that my son tends to play his notes in a more "jazz" style which is great because I was hoping he would join jazz band in middle school! He is always positive and provides very constructive feedback to my 11 year old son to help him improve his playing. We are very pleased! (and my son is very comfortable with his teaching style... Love his tips and suggestions and his help with improving on songs he is playing for school.)"
Sterling
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Very helpful .My son enjoyed it."
Collin
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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"My lessons are going very well! Great instructor!"
vanessa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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