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Bobby S.

28 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • M.M. Jazz Trumpet Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Bobby S.

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The trumpet is a colorful and exciting instrument played in many styles of music throughout the world, from jazz and classical to funk and soul to reggae, afro-beat, and Balkan music. In addition to covering the basic technical requirements of the instrument, I'm particularly interested in the many genres in which the trumpet can be found, and I like to focus on the styles of music that most interest and challenge my students. I have been playing trumpet for more than 18 years, and I teach my students valuable brass exercises based on lessons I learned under the tutelage of John McNeil, Laurie Frink, and Walter White. I encourage the use of long tones, air support, and trumpet calisthenics to improve tone, increase range and endurance, and work towards greater flexibility.

About Bobby

I am a jazz trumpeter, improviser, and composer as well as an avid listener and enthusiastic educator. I maintain an active performance schedule playing improvised music as well as funk, soul, afro-beat, reggae, hip-hop, and American folk music. In addition to trumpet, I have experience performing

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Bobby is a great teacher, trumpet player and musician. He is the real deal. Look no further. I highly recommend him!
Filiz
Bobby is a great teacher. He analyzes the needs of the student very well and he is very patient while correcting and guiding the student. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!
Atanas F.
Bobby has been a great teacher. I am in my 30s, trumpet beginner and with very limited time due to busy work schedule.Despite those limitations, Bobby has managed to keep every lesson interesting and challenging by mixing music theory, drills, and popular tunes fitted to my personal taste in music. I feel I am making steady progress.
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Franz H.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $90
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1991
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Franz H.

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Online Special ! 15 minutes extra time for students who book online at no extra cost.
//clinician, professional trumpet player & maker// Over the past 26 years I developed my own technique and teaching methodology how to play brass instruments the most efficient way.

The lip is the sound source which creates a standing airwave within the instrument and the trumpet functions as a filter and amplifier.

I also developed a special tongue technique which requires less movement when phrasing notes ( single, double and triple tongue) and therefore is faster, requires less effort, is very versatile, usable in any style of music and is much more accurate in hitting the notes.

If you understand these two aspects and are able to implement them you perform better with practicing less.

I cover all aspects of trumpet playing ( technique, breathing, posture, embochoure, equipment, phrasing, sight reading, improvisation, high range, endurance, sound quality, repertoire etc.).

I'm ...

About Franz

> professional trumpet player & maker > developed over the past 26 years my own playing and practicing technique > my teaching methodology how to play brass instruments the most efficient way works for every level and age group > the lip is the sound source that creates a standing airwav

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Paul
Franz is a deeply knowledgeable instructor who truly cares about sharing his expertise. Plus his easy-going demeanor makes him a great mentor, can't recommend him enough!
John
With Mr. Hackl, you get not only world-class training and experience, but also access to the best equipment and technological skill!
Morty
Franz is a master musician.
As a teacher he is able to take the student from their level of playing and introduce them to new concepts on the instrument, thus raising their musicianship to much higher levels.

I highly recommend studying with Franz.
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David N.

7 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $85
  • M.M. of Jazz Studies from New England Conservatory
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded First Place Winner of 2010 ITG Jazz Solo Competition from International Trumpet Guild
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David N.

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Throughout my time at Berklee, NEC, and now Juilliard, I have studied with many great teachers and musicians from Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Henderson, Kenny Barron, Tiger Okoshi, John McNeil, and Laurie Frink to Jerry Bergonzi, and Miguel Zenon. The diverse subjects we went over in lessons and classes gives me a unique knowledge of certain styles and musical ideas. I try to be as personal and individual as I can when it comes to teaching students. That was the thing that stood out amongst my favorite teachers.

About David

A graduate of the Juilliard School, I have performed with some of the worlds most accomplished and well-known musicians, including Wayne Shorter, Dave Liebman, Arturo O’Farrill, Ellis Marsalis, Randy Weston, among many others. Along with performances at the Blue Note, Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Small

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Darrell G.
David is a great teacher at teaching the complex
and making it very understandable regarding the trumpet.
Dave
David was great. The class was a lot of fun and I learned exercises and pointers that I could put to use right away. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Gabby
David's a really cool teacher. He knows a lot and has given me a ton of stuff to improve my playing and get ready for college. He's such a good and helpful teacher I even recommended him to my friend to take lessons.

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Jesse S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Studies from California State University Northridge
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jesse S.

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Whether you just purchased a trumpet having never played a note or you've already been playing for years, I will help you reach a new level of musicality. With 15 years of playing experience in a range of musical styles, I let my students interests guide the lesson. I truly listen to my students and tailor every lesson to a specific student's abilities and musical interests. Regardless of musical genre, the trumpet is a demanding instrument. Technique is an important part of every lesson. I teach my students how to be consistent with their technical routine. Even younger students become inspired to play every day because they can hear and feel the results in their playing.

About Jesse

Hi ! I'm Jesse, I'm a performer, producer, composer, and educator. I have 15 years of experience playing the trumpet. I'm a graduate of the California State University Northridge Jazz Studies program. Since the age of 16, I've played trumpet professionally in Jazz, Classical, Latin, and Pop ens

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My son, who is 15, has been studying trumpet with Jesse for about 3 years. He is a very gifted teacher and my son has learned so much. Jesse is patient and generous and meets students at their level, while still pushing them to progress. My son is the only sophomore at his high school to be selected for the top jazz band at this school. I think this is in large part due to his regular lessons with Jesse. In sum, Jesse is a wonderful teacher, not to mention a great trumpet player.

Betsy B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Betsy B.

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Betsy has been teaching trumpet lessons for over 20 years and loves the incredible experience of seeing how dedication to playing trumpet can transform anyone. Every year, Betsy's students participate in Regional and All State Bands as well as the Tucson Philharmonia Youth Orchestra. Her students have participated in many summer music programs including Eastern Music Festival, Interlochen Arts Academy, Oberlin, Curry (NAU), and Tucson Brass Workshop. They have won prizes in competitions through the International Trumpet Guild, National Trumpet Competition, and Tucson Symphony Young Artist Competition. Many have gone on to major in trumpet at schools such as Vanderbilt, Arizona State University, Boston University, Yale University, the University of Arizona. Many others have chosen other wonderful career paths that have been positively influenced by having studied music. Betsy strongly believes that studying music develops creative problem solving, self-discipline, great ...

About Betsy

Betsy Bright, trumpet, has been a member of the Tucson Symphony trumpet section since 2003 and she is also a member of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet, Monsoon Brass, True Concord Voices & Orchestra, and the Tucson Pops Orchestra. Additionally, Betsy has performed with the Pittsburgh S

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Adam R.

84 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
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Adam R.

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I have been playing trumpet since 2nd grade. I am comfortable teaching beginner students both in person and online. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Deta

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Sergio
He pinpoints a lot of small things, that overall help tremendously. He has a great ear and picks up on little subtleties in your voice that you can improve, and this causes you to hold yourself accountable to the same standards as a result. Overall, after just one lesson, i have learned a lot and am eager to continue learning with Adam.
Justin
Adam was great to work with for my first lesson. He has a lot of experience and gives good tips and advice. I'm looking forward to more lessons with him.
Kay K.
Adam is a very experienced instructor and helped my son preparing him for his theater arts class.

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Average Cost of Trumpet Lessons in Livingston, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute trumpet lessons in Livingston is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $27 and $227 per hour.
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"I have been taking lesson with Mr. Gallo for over 4 years now and not once have he met any challenges that I face and was unable to fix it.Through Mr.Gallo's lessons,I came from being a player who lacks the desires to pick up my horn and practice everyday and someone who just doesn't have the confident to play a note properly (doing things half measure) to a player who cares about the tone quality and initiation of a note and putting in the work by practicing everyday to get good results.My work ethic and the desire to play my horn have increase through having lesson with Mr.Gallo and I would recommend this instructor to anyone who express an interest in playing Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, and French horn, or someone who just wanted to learn music theory."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Caleb is a fantastic and very patient teacher."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"Very good first lesson. There were a number of good tips and I got a lot out of it."
Ryan
Took Trumpet lessons from Carlos R.
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"Really enjoyed my first class with Dustin! He is easy-going and knowledgeable. I liked how he explains the concepts and techniques. I am very much looking forward to the next lesson."
Eric
Took Trumpet lessons from Dustin L.
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"Caleb is a warm, kind, patient person who is an exceptionally talented musician and teacher!

My son started playing trumpet with Caleb in 5th grade. He is now a junior. He currently plays with the Whitney Young Jazz Band, as well as with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra-Jazz.

Falling in love with playing trumpet has been a life changing experience! He has a deep love of music and he has a wonderful group of friends in the band. He couldn't have done it without Caleb's help!"
Kathy
Took Trumpet lessons from Caleb M.
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"My jazz instructor in High School led me to Bobby three years ago. He taught me a lot of things about playing the trumpet and greatly increased my ability as a trumpet player. He is very, and inspired me to want to get better at playing through encouragement and his high quality playing. Every lesson is very personal and fun. I know that sounds cheesy, but I looked forward to every lesson I had with Bobby. Bobby is a very skilled player, and unlike many great players, he can teach just as well as he can play. Bobby and I also spent a lot of time talking about Jazz theory. I am now fairly knowledgeable about theory, one of the best in my school, and I learned it all from Bobby. If you take lessons with Bobby your trumpet skills will vastly improve, and if you want to learn jazz, Bobby teaches jazz theory as well as he teaches trumpet, if not better. The last thing I have to say is something that Bobby told me at our very first lesson, "we will both learn from each other, you will learn trumpet and jazz skills, and I will learn how to effectively teach you." Every lesson with Bobby is extremely personal, and he is constantly improving his already great teaching skills."
steven
Took Trumpet lessons from Bobby S.
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"Great instructor for my 11 year old. Thanks!"
Logan
Took Trumpet lessons from David R.
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"I began playing trumpet again after a 45 years break (I played in HS). I was concerned because I tend to be very self-conscious and nervous. Holly is amazing, not only because of her technical expertise, but because she has taken all the stress and worry out of learning to play. She has made music what it should have always been ... FUN! I love our lessons together and enjoy practicing. She is a wonderful instructor and I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn to play an instrument.

I'll be glad to answer any questions anyone may have."
Karlton
Took Trumpet lessons from Holly S.
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"I have known and worked with Chris for four years. As a trumpeter, Chris is truly exemplary. He is beyond capable in all styles of music, and is an extremely creative and innovative performer. He has experience teaching a wide range of ages and abilities; from young and mature beginners to college level students taking auditions.

I have played with Chris in brass quintet, duo, trio, orchestral and wind ensemble settings, and have never stopped being excited and inspired by his playing. As a soloist, Chris has presented many beautiful solo performances that involve and communicate with audience members. He is not afraid to break down the wall between performer and audience, a refreshing take on the classical artform.

Along with being a fantastic performer and educator, Chris is an advocate for the outreach and sharing of music. He has worked with nursing homes, hospitals, and local school districts to share music with more people.

I highly recommend Chris as a teacher, and believe any student who has the opportunity to work with and learn from him is on the best path to reach their goals."
Emily
Took Trumpet lessons from Chris O.
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"It was a wonderful experience as my daughter enjoyed her a lot thanks Ashley"
Jasleen
Took Trumpet lessons from Ashley S.
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