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Joy M.

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Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $25
  • Music Major from Long Beach
  • Awarded Best Saxophonist in the State of Georgia from The State of Georgia
  • Teaching since 2001
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Joy M.

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I've played sax for 19 years. I specialize in teaching improv and 'jamming' skills. The joy of music is found when you allow yourself to have fun and play from your spirit instead of your logical mind. I can assist with helping you get in the “zone”. 🎷

About Joy

Jazz Saxophonist and Singer with the gift of bringing the best out of students. I make learning fun & easy. I can help you discover your true sound and voice. I’m proficient in jazz, free jazz, soul, funk, reggae, dub, drum n bass, house, and world music. You'll be improving in not time ; )

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Max L.
Joy is a warm and patient teacher who can assess the appropriate pace for a new student to learn at. She's also a wonderful musician herself. Will definitely be back for more lessons!

Seth D.

28 Reviews
Newhall, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Composition from Lamont School Of Music
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Seth D.

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We will learn proper embouchure, hand placement, improvisation, reading or whatever you want to learn to get you excited about Saxophone

I have been teaching over sixteen years.

I tailor each individual lesson to that persons goals, needs, wants, and styles.

My goal is to learn music the fun way. Along the way we'll learn theory, chords, scales, ear training, composition, reading music, tempo etc

About Seth

Seth is available for one on one lessons on Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano, Guitar, Vocals and Music Theory. Available to all styles, ages and levels in your home or mine in Los Angeles, CA. Lessons are tailored to the individual styles and goals. Seth has been teaching for over sixteen years primar

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Danielle T.
Great match for my daughter. Seth is very knowledgeable, professional, and friendly. He makes you feel comfortable in his home and he shares freely his wealth of knowledge. A pleasant experience.
Kyler L.
Getting connected to the internet was a pain but once that was done the lesson one very well looking forward to more
Bob G.
First lesson. Lots to learn!
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Adi B.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor's degree Jazz performance from The Jerusalem Academy of music and dance
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Adi B.

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Hi, there ! my name is Adi Ben Yehuda saxophone/flute teacher. I've been teaching private lessons for the last eight years for all ages and all levels. I would like to help you to maximize your talent and achieve your goals. During our lessons, we will dave into the musical language through ear training, music theory, composition, improvision, and sight-reading. We will explore a variety of music genres such as; Classical music, Jazz, Rock, Funk, R&B, and more, so every student will find a way to express himself. I can't wait to meet you and go through this journey together!

About Adi

Adi Ben Yehuda is a saxophonist, composer, and bandleader based in LA. building on his foundations in Jazz, Adi expanded his sound to Funk, Rock, R&B, EDM, and traditional Norden African music, Lending his unique style and approach to a variety of projects. Adi balances his busy schedule between t

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Tara
Adi is very professional, so creative and fun! Can’t imagine a better teacher highly recommend!

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Bill T.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
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Bill T.

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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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Janelle T.
Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill.
Mark W.
When we were searching for the right clarinet teacher, it was important to find not just a teacher, but a professional musician. Bill was the right guy for the job.

My daughter Lili had been playing for four years and Bill stepped in with techniques that really took her musicianship to the next level. He is patient, organized and, per Lili, "A dope dude."

Bill has helped Lili with music that she is working on for marching and concert band at school while creating customized warm ups specifically for her. During the pandemic he has been flexible with his schedule, generous with his time and has kept Lili motivated in her music and on track while her school bands have had a hard time playing together.

He is a pro who is communicative, responsive, and punctual for all of the lessons.

I highly recommend Bill as a teacher. He and his band put on a pretty good show as well!
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!
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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.M. Composition from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Thomas K.

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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

A woodwind player since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach intermediate and beginning saxophone lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving them

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!
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Mary R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Reed/Brass Player of the year from Wisconsin Area Music Industry
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from UW-Milwaukee
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Mary R.

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I teach Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone Sax in any style from Classical to Jazz and everything in between. Out of the many instruments I play, saxophone is my dominant instrument. I have my degree on alto but have always played the baritone sax more. I welcome students from beginner to advanced, classical to jazz, sight reading to ear training.

About Mary

I started playing saxophone in 1994. It was an immediate passion! As the years went on my thirst for music grew and I picked up more instruments. I earned my Bachelor’s of Arts in Music from UW-Milwaukee in 2006. I continued to study privately on Saxophone with Curt Hanrahan and on Accordion with S

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Heather L.
Fun and informative
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She is very nice.
Austin H.
Mary was a fun and patient piano lesson teacher. I have never taken any music lessons before so we started with the basics but she did a good job of finding the pace that I learned at. She taught slow enough for me to catch on, but not too slow to where I felt like my 30 min lessons were a waste of time/money.

Unfortunately, I had to cancel the rest of my lessons with Mary because I was becoming too busy with work to stay committed to my lessons and practice. If I ever take lessons again I'll definitely sign up with Mary again, zero complaints.

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"Very knowledgeable on the instrument and helpful in his explanations."
Charlie
Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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"My first lesson was a lot of fun! Peter is great at helping you feel at ease and comfortable. I was extremely nervous and he was great with making me feel like I was right at home with a friend! I also appreciate that he is not rigid in his teaching techniques or format. He caters your lesson to what your learning desires are and is very good at recognizing your skill level (or lack of 😁). I also appreciate how encouraging he is. I’m super excited to continue on my Saxophone journey!"
Brenda
Took Saxophone lessons from Peter Q B.
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"It's great having Carl W. As a teacher. Very interesting lesson session"
Olushoga Jacobs
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"We have had ongoing lessons with Josh for about a year and we are still very pleased. Easy-going demeanor, very positive with his feedback yet still gets his point across when my son is not doing something correctly. He is teaching him not just how to play the music but also how to improve his style and structure of play. We picked a good one!"
Carrie
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"He did a really good job teaching me things and made it simple and explained it very well!"
Brittany
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben."
Bryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"I took lessons with Eric for 4 years. I could not give enough thanks to Eric for how much my playing improved after taking lessons with him. Eric's instruction is clear, thorough, and is an excellent source of knowledge that will vastly improve your skill."
Kevin
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Awesome experience and looking forward for next lesson!"
Ibraham
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Great instructor. Knows how to work well with students of all levels."
Lee
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Alain's is an incredibly gifted saxophone teacher. He has been teaching our son who absolutely loves him. His patience and thorough understanding of the music make it a pleasurable experience for all. It is a delight to witness Alain's bring music to life to a teenager who is enjoying the process.
Highly recommended,"
Ohad
Took Saxophone lessons from Alain M.
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