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Jimi Z.

14 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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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.

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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
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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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.
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Peter F.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters In Jazz Performance from New York University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Peter F.

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I am private saxophone, flute & clarinet instructor with 35 years experience. I teach all styles (Jazz, Classical, Rock) and all levels accepted.
I am currently affiliated with a variety of educational programs in New Jersey and New York. I am the founder, artistic director and conductor of the Rockland Youth Jazz Ensemble in Congers, NY, an adjunct music professor at Bergen Community College in Paramus, NJ and the jazz ensemble director for Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, NJ. I am also available Jazz Composition & Arranging Lessons for advanced students.
I'm a working jazz artist and recording artist. Here is a short bio
PETER FURLAN is a saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator whose striking originality is demonstrated on his Peter Furlan Project release “Between The Lines,“ and Peter Furlan – Spy Glass Hill.” In addition to leading The Peter Furlan Project and The Peter Furlan Trio & Quintet, he co-leads two groups Mr. Gone and Le Jazz Electronique. He has ...

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Peter Furlan is a saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator whose striking originality is demonstrated on his Peter Furlan Project release “Between The Lines,“ and Peter Furlan – Spy Glass Hill.” In addition to leading The Peter Furlan Project and The Peter Furlan Trio & Quintet, he co-leads two

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Andrew L.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Saxophone Performance from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew L.

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If you want playing the saxophone to feel as natural as singing in the shower, then this is the course for you! I teach all levels of students from beginner to advanced, with a heavy focus on transcription and ear training. Everything in my curriculum is designed to make playing easy, natural and fun. Whether you want to play like Charlie Parker or learn all of the Beatles' greatest hits, we'll work together to help you make the music you've always wanted to.

About Andrew

I have been an active professional musician in the Utah Valley for the past 4 years. I came to Utah from Portland, Oregon in 2011 to study at Brigham Young University under Ray Smith, where I earned a BM in Saxophone Performance in 2018. While there, I performed as a member of the BYU Synthesis Big

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Kyle B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
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Kyle B.

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My lessons adhere to classical pedagogy with an emphasis on reading notation, as well as applied ear training. Whether you haven't picked up the instrument yet, have been playing recreationally on and off for a few years, or study at the collegiate level, my approach builds student's classical repertory, tone production and voicing for all registers, fast technique, and accurate intonation. I always use a variety of fundamental exercises alongside pieces that teach what the student is working on

About Kyle

I don't just teach students how to play an instrument, I teach students important creative techniques for developing musical skills. Making music is a life skill that helps children and adults of all ages realize, develop, and utilize their expressive and creative talents. In my studio, I focus on

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Kayla (daughter)
Overall, he's a fantastic teacher! My daughter always comes out of lessons with a smile on her face. He's inspired her to work hard and go from 10 minutes a day of practicing-- what her beginning band teacher prescribed, to 30 minutes to an hour. Kayla and I are both very thankful for the quality of his lessons as well as the motivation he gives her! Thank you!
Ben
Kyle gave me a few lessons during my college woodwinds methods class on the sax. As a pianist attempting to learn a wind instrument Kyle's advice and time were a HUGE help to a total beginner like myself. He definitely knows the sax inside and out and without his help my sax test grades in woodwinds would have been considerably lower than what they were. I definitely encourage any students looking for a sax teacher to choose Kyle because of his extensive knowledge on the instrument and approachable nature.
Jordan
Kyle has helped me with some very difficult passages in my solo repertoire! Incredibly helpful! I made a lot of progress in little times.

Doyle B.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
  • B. S. in Music Education from Pensacola Christian College
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Doyle B.

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I have been teaching saxophone for 22 years. I have an earned Masters degree in music and enjoy teaching students of all ages. I am happily married with 5 children at home--4 of them are musicians as well (the youngest is 4).. Students will quickly learn not only the basics of music theory, but will be playing songs as early as their first lesson. It is extremely rewarding watching students have fun, excel, and fall in love with making music. I presently teach music at 3 schools (1 college) and only have a few lessons slots available. I look forward to working with you.

About Doyle

Hello, my name is Doyle Bozone and I am eager to help you reach your goals! I've been teaching private lessons since 1992 and have loved helping my students win competitions at the state level, learn how to advance rapidly on their instrument, and fall in love with making music. I have 3 earned deg

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Jeff B.
Terrific first lesson!
Jeffrey
Learned bugle calls in 5 weeks! Excellent teacher
Yvonne
As an older beginning student, Doyle had the right combination of patience, expertise and encouragement to make my first lesson great!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Dorchester, MA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Dorchester 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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"Lucas is a great instructor!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Two lessons in, my Grandson is doing well and thinks his teacher is great!"
Peter
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony M.
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"Schroeder is a breath of fresh air when it comes to teaching. He makes want learn more about music in general and the saxophone in particular."
Leo
Took Saxophone lessons from Schroeder S.
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"Andrew is an absolute treat. He is an extremely capable player and has a fantastic way with words. I have always felt comfortable and respected as he helped me grow in my musicianship."
Henrik
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"Matt is the best instructor ever
He teaches with so much understanding and willingness to teach well. I feel so blessed having him as my tutor because I understand faster with the way he teaches.
Even if I am finding it hard to understand some things, he breaks it down and makes it so easy to understand.
I would highly recommend him to anyone 100%
Please do not hesitate to pick him as your tutor, you won’t regret it at all."
Oluwafunmike
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"3rd lesson done and couldn't be happier with our online teacher. Mr. Wen is informative and very professional. Recommend for anyone."
Lorenzo
Took Saxophone lessons from Andy W.
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""Now that I'm studying with Mike, the efficiency of my practice time is way, way up."

Mike is the first coach who emphasizes "practice the hard parts". So much so that any time a note comes out either not in rhythm, not in pitch, or not a great sound, I have the confidence to stop and repeat the hard part until it's no longer hard. Even when learning to improvise, if the notes I pick on the sax don't match the ones I first heard in my head, I have the confidence to stop and really find those notes that my mind imagined. Eventually I'll be able to hit the ones I intend the first time. He also advocates to always know the purpose of any practicing you're doing---there's no more aimless noodling. Even when I'm jamming, there's a specific goal in mind.

The second thing I really get from Mike is that he expects me to know what notes I'm playing and what role they fill in the key. Formerly my method of improvising was to hunt and peck, occasionally hitting notes outside the key and finding a way to "work them back in". But now, if I'm riffing on the note F in the key of B-flat, Mike wants me to know that that's the 5 of the key. And to also know where the 3 and 7 are---like a home base where you know it's safe to play."
Jack
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Gleb is an excellent teacher. He is an accomplished musician and was patient and thorough during the lesson."
Ann
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Súper instructor bueno primera .clase muy profesional y muy paciente Ansioso para la siguiente sesión"
Hugo
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"She's very nice, easy to understand what she taught as a beginner, I enjoyed the first lesson with her."
Penny
Took Saxophone lessons from Tina D.
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