Saxophone Lessons in Charlestown, MA

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Jimi Z.

14 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jimi Z.

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All levels. Embouchee focused on with sound production first month with cutting edge Method Books utilized.

About Jimi

BIOGRAPHY AND GENERAL OVERVIEW With a nationally known reputation as a Pop Music Producer, Voice and Piano Teacher, Voice Therapist and Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist and Woodwind expert with over 30 years of Teaching Experience, Jimi Z. will connect with you or your child's needs at their very

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Ryan
Very engaging. My 16 year old is enjoying the lessons.
Zalmen
So much in so little time!
Zalmen
I'm happy to have learned so much from Jimi in my first session.
He takes you very siriuly and is ready to accommodate according to your level.
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Karen D.

32 Reviews
Somerville, MA
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner
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Karen D.

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Saxophone:
A family of woodwind instruments, saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. Like the clarinet, saxophones have holes in the instrument which the player closes using a system of key mechanisms. When the player presses a key, this typically causes a pad to close over a hole. There is soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone saxophones. The great thing about learning saxophone is it is almost the same fingers as flute and clarinet! We will start with the basics of learning finger placement, breath control, notes, reading, rhythms, songs, theory and improvising.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.

Inigo G.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Basque
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Inigo G.

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I have studied both Classical and Jazz saxophone in Europe and here with some of the best teachers in the world. I completed my Bachelor’s in Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude. In addition, I have a Masters in Music from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and over 9 years of experience teaching music. Since every student is different and has specific goals, my lessons are carefully prepared so that you can learn in a fast pace!

About Inigo

Inigo has been teaching private lessons since 2004 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Inigo has helped students learn from the basics of playing the saxophone to successfully audition for college. In addition, he has taught languages (Basque and Spa

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Arben (.
Inigo is wonderful and we are super happy with him.
Shpresa
very knowledgeable, easy to work with, thorough and friendly. I think Benny will learn a lot and is excited to continue his lessons.

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Jennifer V.

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  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Jennifer V.

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I also teach flute and piano too! However, for saxophone it was my major at UCF ini Orlando. I have a degree in Music from UCF. I was in the saxophone section in the Florida state University Marching Chiefs. Also, I teach classical, jazz and get students ready for all state all county, ect... I also like to challenge the students with harder music. I also teach proper mouthpiece embouchure as well as vibrato and special technics.

About Jennifer

Hello my name is Jennifer. I have years of experience teaching. I taught lessons back in high school (beginner only at the time). I was a police officer for a little while and then quit law enforcement to continue a career in music. I was a student music at University of Central Florida in Orlando

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Brandon S.

2 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelors of Music; Commercial Music from Utah Valley University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Brandon S.

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What kind of music do you like? Have you tried learning music from a method book and just didn't have fun? Over the past 5 years of teaching several instruments I have developed a system of learning songs that YOU love and learn what music is about. With the songs you want to learn, we talk about articulation, intonation, and many exercises to help you become better. We can talk about reed care, instrument care as well!

About Brandon

I am a professional Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute player. I have been composing my own music for video games and short films, and working as a mixing engineer for a couple years now, just really exploring many different aspects of music. I have a degree from Utah Valley University in Commercial Mu

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Margarito
He was really nice and explained in a very easy way.
Austin
Brandon is fantastic. I don't know that he's ever given me a word of bad advice, and has been a HUGE help in getting my career as a producer and narrator off the ground. He's incredibly knowledgeable and skillful, and my experiences in both hiring him and learning from him have been absolutely fantastic. I would heartily recommend him!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Charlestown, MA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Charlestown is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$55 average
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$69 average

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"Online lessons are not the best method for me but I am grateful to be able to be taught by Lucas. I am learning a lot and as soon as I am able to put it all into practise I will be happy. Bridging the gap between understanding and ability is hard. Looking forward to having more lessons."
Carla
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Ian is great. My 9 year old was very excited and is looking forward to his next lesson."
Emanuel
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Oh my goodness. Mike was amazing with my son. Davon has a lot of anxiety. I noticed as the lesson went on Davon seemed to focus, ask questions and played the Sax better. After the session I asked Davon if he felt comfortable with Mike. Davon's response was yes. I pray Mike stays around for a long time."
Davon
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"Very helpful, and always was able to teach me aspects of music I hadn't considered before. Very knowledgeable and professional!"
Spencer
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Lucas is very talented and knowledgeable. He has shown me tips and techniques that are not in the beginner or intermediate lesson books. I am a beginner sax player and his insights on the saxophone and music have helped me greatly."
Marv
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Great saxophone instructor! He is encouraging, positive and motivating. I am a middle school student in Jazz and Symphonic Band. This is only my second year playing the saxophone and he has helped me a lot. I highly recommend him!"
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Doyle B.
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"Not only is Jimi a gifted musician, but he is a passionate teacher. It is evident how much he enjoys teaching through his exuberance and encouragement. We feel very fortunate to have found him. Our daughter is making huge strides in learning the saxophone, thanks to his positive reinforcement and love of the instrument."
Veena
Took Saxophone lessons from Jimi Z.
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"Very professional and thorough!"
Dana
Took Saxophone lessons from Joseph M.
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"I am a beginner, so appreciated Lonze taking the time to walk me through the very basics. I'm looking forward to having more lessons and learning more."
Angie
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Maureen is wonderful! She is really patient and helpful with my daughter. Highly recommend!"
Cora
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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