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Trevor K.

New Bedford, MA

About Trevor

A Berklee graduate and seasoned professional musician, Trevor has performed all over the Country with numerous acts. Venue's include Boston's Hatch Shell, Sculler's and Ryle's Jazz Clubs, Symphony Hall, Hyne's Convention Center, the Agganis Arena, New York City's Rockwood Music Hall, Highline Ballroom, as well as Connecticut's Foxwood casino Grand Ballroom, and Rhode Island's Twin River Casino Event Center. Trevor has had the pleasure to either work, rehearse, record, and or perform with big names such as Tower of Power, Ricky Minor, Greg Hopkins, Joe Lovano, Lin Biviano, Tiger Okoshi, Phil
Wilson, American Idol finalist Erika Van Pelt, Amy Heideman and Nick Noonan of pop group Karmin, and many others. Currently Trevor is in constant travel around New York, New York City, and all of New England playing high end casinos, clubs, and function facilities with numerous acts. Trevor is available for hire involving live performances, studio projects, and private instruction.

*** Lesson Details ***
My first emphasis is on tone, sound projection, and pitch control. If you don't have a good sound and good presence, everything else is insignificant. After that is established, technique exercises are implemented in any and all styles that the student wishes to pursue. I prefer classical and jazz exercises for the saxophone. I expect my students to practice every day and "re-teach" themselves the knowledge and advice they receive from me. The REAL learning happens when you are all by yourself, realizing your mistakes and fixing them from within. I will show you how to go about doing this, but the student must be able to execute their goals on their own during the practice week. I am strict because I expect a lot out of my students. I also like to have fun! Don't forget that it is YOUR lesson. Whatever songs you want to learn, or if you want to sound like players you admire, let's go for it! Anything is possible!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Instruments: Tenor Sax, Alto Sax, Soprano Sax, Flute, Clarinet, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, and Keyboard. Also have two chairs, Music Stand, Instrument stands (2 Guitars, Keyboard, 3 Saxes, Flute and Clarinet.) Books and sheet music, Stereo Speakers, and audio library.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I bring my instruments (Tenor, Alto, Soprano saxes, Bb Clarinet, guitar) I can also bring a music stand, sax stand, tuner, metronome, and all books. I highly recommend that the student owns all of these items just mentioned.

*** Specialties ***
I teach jazz, classical, funk, pop, rock, blues, and r&b styles on saxophones. On clarinet I teach classical and Jazz. I also teach electric and acoustic guitar. Styles for guitar include rock and roll, blues, rhythm and blues, and pop. I also teach vocal techniques, help with songwriting, and the full spectrum of music theory and improvisation.
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virginia B. June 27, 2013
Saxophone
talented musician and inspiring teacher

Trevor has been my sax teacher for more than two years. He is both fun and inspiring. I am definitely a better musician because of my lessons with him.

Trevor makes me work hard but understands when I need the lesson to slow down. My favorite part of each lesson is when we get to play the music together.
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Trevor K.

Trevor K.

New Bedford, MA 02740
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starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Larry K.

Taunton, MA

Electric guitar includes :
reading music. harmony and theory, lead and rhythm techniques.
all styles.

About Larry

Teaching since 1987 Larry K.has had great success with his students some even have had the chance to move on to movies and theater and perform professionally as Larry had for 20 years.
Some have even sung with stars such as Martina McBride live during a concert. As did Missy Hanrahan.
Larry takes great pride in investing in his students and helping them to attain a level of excellence!
LKVS also works toward helping students get represented well by helping them create there own audio/video demos.
Encouraging them to write there own music, Larry even co-writes songs with students to help
them find there own musical identity.
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Larry K.

Larry K.

Taunton, MA 02780
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Brad K.

Rumford, RI

I have been writing, recording, and performing for almost ten years on both acoustic and electric guitar.

About Brad

I am a professional audio engineer and instrumentalist. I have a B.S. in Sound Recording Technology from DePaul University in Chicago. I currently hold two weekly teaching positions; low-brass instructor at Woonsocket High school and low-brass instructor at Hendricken High School in Warwick, RI. I am also a tenor section leader/cantor at St. Augustine's Church in Providence and I also perform acoustic guitar and bass guitar on Sunday evenings at St. Brendan's Church in Riverside, RI. In addition, I am also a freelance recording engineer. If you'd like to see my resume, please contact me.
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Brad K.

Brad K.

Rumford, RI 02916
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Frederick D.

Barrington, RI

Frederick has 30+ years of experience teaching, playing, gigging, and writing music. He served as Berklee College of Music's Alumni Chapter Leader for Rhode Island, and founded the popular Homegrown Music Seminars group instruction program.
His publications include;
Essential Harmony for Songwriting and Improvisation
Essential Pentatonics for Songwriting and Improvisation
Essential Jamming Skills for The Blues and Blues Rock
Introduction to Fingerstyle Guitar

About Frederick

Berklee College of Music alumnus with 30+ years experience
Proven one-on-one fast track curriculums for the following music genres and topics;

Rock, Blues, Funk, Jazz, Acoustic/Folk, Fingerstyle and Slide Guitar
Lead and Rhythm Guitar, Jazz Improvisation, and Chord Comping
Scales and Modes, Chord Forms, Alternate Tunings
Music Theory, Harmony, and Reharmonization Techniques
Fingerstyle and Chord Solo Arrangement Development
Songwriting

Now accepting new students of all levels
Ask about the 'In Clubs in Six Months' guarantee
Lessons are offered in-studio and online

Freder
ick has 30+ years of experience teaching, playing, gigging, and writing music. He served as Berklee College of Music's Alumni Chapter Leader for Rhode Island, and founded the popular Homegrown Music Seminars group instruction program.
His publications include;

Essential Harmony for Songwriting and Improvisation
Essential Pentatonics for Songwriting and Improvisation
Essential Jamming Skills for The Blues and Blues Rock
Introduction to Fingerstyle Guitar

'Everybody learns differently. I've developed structured and documented curriculums for each of the programs I teach. Recognizing the strengths of each student I customize these to most effectively meet their objectives. Lessons and learning are fun, and results are measurable.'

'Being able to create music is its own reward. It would be great if we could all write hit songs and make huge sums of money but at the end of the day what really matters is being happy. Music provides opportunities to distance yourself from the pressures of the day, to feel inspired, to create, to achieve, and to build camaraderie.'
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Frederick D.

Frederick D.

Barrington, RI 02806
starting at
$45 / 30-min
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tyler A.

Holliston, MA

I was a self-taught guitar player until i studied music at UMASS Lowell where i learned about reading music and theory. I can give a unique approach to teaching by utilizing aspects of ear training and note recognition. I also have much experience in improvisation from studying jazz and playing in an improvisational band where listening and reacting to one another are key. I also go through lesson books such as the Suzuki books up to the real book.

About tyler

Hello, my name is Tyler. I am a recent graduate of UMASS Lowell with a strong passion for music. I play and manage a nationally touring band during the summer and locally during other seasons called Skyfoot. I am now 24 years old and have been playing instruments since i was 12 including guitar, bass, drums, piano, and voice. Teaching for me is very inspirational and i love immersing myself in the craft. I am hard working and have a very upbeat personality.
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tyler A.

tyler A.

Holliston, MA 01746
starting at
$40 / 30-min

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