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Michael R.

54 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $31
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS Biology minor jazz studies from Portland State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Michael R.

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Tired of being frustrated by the pace of self-teaching or is your child bored with the progress in school band class? Are you an adult who never played an instrument but are really interested in learning a wind instrument? Not able to express yourself creatively or don't really understand why your favorite songs or styles of music work? Do you want a more hands-on way of teaching with personalized plans just for you?

Learn how to play the Saxophone with Michael!

Michael teaches a variety of instruments and subjects in the woodwind family:

- Saxophone
- Clarinet
- Flute
- Improvisation
- Music Theory
- Jazz Studies

Michael creates versatile and fun lesson plans that incorporate learning your favorite music while teaching theory, improvisation, note reading, songwriting, or any other interests! He has an easy-to-follow, fun, but yet structured and thorough plan designed for results to help the student reach their goals, rather than imposing an one-size-fits-all plan ...

About Michael

Michael is a freelance musician based in the Portland metropolitan area. His diverse skill set allows him to perform in a variety of musical groups. Michael is hired regularly to perform for: jazz and cover bands, weddings, corporate events, musicals, and studio sessions. He also leads and writes mu

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Karena R.
I'm psyched.
Daniel
I've been trying to improve my tone for the longest time just to realize that I've been doing it wrong! my whole embouchure was wrong! Thanks to Michael I can now focus on getting making my tone sound way better by playing the right way! 10/10
J grant
Michael is an excellent teacher and able to listen and teach great value. Thanks.
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Leonardo B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • B.A. in Music Performance from Mississippi Valley State University
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leonardo B.

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Hi! I'm, Leonardo B. and I go by Mr. B! I was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. Taught in the St. Louis Public School District. Started playing the saxophone at Ford Middle School in 1985. Graduated from Soldan High School where I continued to play saxophone, also learning piano and clarinet. I graduated from Mississippi Valley State University in 1996 with a B.A. in Music Performance. I have had the opportunity to perform with many artists such as Hamiet Bluiett (of the World Saxophone Quartet) and Dorothy Donegan. I have performed for the Tony award-winning actor Ben Vereen and Debbie Turner (Miss America 1990, motivational speaker). In college, I performed as one of the opening acts for Bobby Jones and New Life. As a high school senior he had the thrill of a lifetime by participating in a music workshop with Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis.

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About Leonardo

Music is just like life. You will have ups and downs. There were times when I first started playing that I wanted to quit. Then also, there were times I felt like I was on top of the world! When you chose me as your music teacher, you get someone who will get you thru those times. Its hard work,

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Nathan S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Honorable Mention - Saxophone from Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition
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Nathan S.

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Private Saxophone Teacher

Lesson topics include

-Fundamentals of saxophone sound and technique
-Jazz Improvisation
-Solo Transcription
-Music Thoery
-Ear Training
-Compostion

About Nathan

I am a professional saxophonist, composer, and educator based in New York City. I'm am currently on faculty at Larchmont Music Academy and The Juilliard School Evening Division. I have a Bachelor's in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA, and a Master of Music in Jazz Studi

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Ariel A.
Nathan is a great saxophone instructor. He was able to help my son with our song and understood what we need right away. Looking forward for our lessons together...
Eric
Knows what he's talking about, gets to the point, does not waste time, personable, and listens to where I want the training to go.
Soma C.
Great teacher! I enjoyed our lesson!
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
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Olayemi O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded 2018 RUNNER UP from YAMAHA E BAND
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BACHELOR OF MUSIC from OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY
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Olayemi O.

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What's mostly important to me is owning your own sound irrespective of the style of music you want focus on. I love to tell my students to always see the saxophone as their voice and not a type of machine. This posture will help my students to make the best use of materials and information acquired in each lessons with the goal of owning their own sound. Designing a curriculum that will help each students achieve their goal is of high importance to me and walking them through the art of studying materials such as books and repertoire of different genre will be judiciously examined to meet their goal.

About Olayemi

Enjoy your lessons with a friendly, professional, and highly qualified teacher. I am a Runner Up in the 2018 Yamaha E - Band competition and my playing has been described as "ravishing ....with a wonderful variety of tone colors and nuance of interpretation." I hold a Bachelor Degree in Music and

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Daniel H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM Jazz Studies from The University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2017
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Daniel H.

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Experienced educator and performer.
Teaching Fellow at The University of North Texas.
2.5 year member of Grammy Nominated One O'Clock Lab Band.
Topics include: Saxophone fundamentals, sight-reading, theory, improvisation, and much more!
Wide range of experience performing in many genres, both as a bandleader and sideman, with a specialty in jazz improvisation.
All ages and experience levels welcome.

About Daniel

Daniel Henson is a jazz saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist who is based in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. He currently pursuing a masters degree at the University of North Texas, where he played lead tenor in the Grammy Nominated One O'Clock Lab Band. Daniel has performed at Birdland and Jazz a

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Reagan Garza
Daniel Henson is an incredible teacher and musician. He is patient, knowledgeable and explains musical concepts so efficiently that anyone can understand them. Because of Daniel, my saxophone playing and musicianship have advanced beyond my own expectations.

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"Frixos was a terrific teacher for my son (now 12) and my daughter (now 14). He worked with them once per week for about two years, when my son finished 5th grade and my daugher was finishing 6th grade. He helped my son get started and learn the alto sax from scratch, and helped get my daugher on track, and correct her many mistakes. In short, both my kids made the top band in middle school at the end of their 6th grade years. My daugher was the top alto sax in her middle school by middle of 7th grade, and my son by the end of 6th grade. The both had a blast with their instruments, and the worked with them on the scales, and playing various genres of music including jazz. Their understanding of music was far beyond most of their classes, and they enjoyed their class time with him, and got to know a person that spend their entire life and professional career in the music business. In addition to Alto Sax lessons, he worked with the kids to learn music studio tools and play keyboard. After two years, we had to stop the lessons, due to financial constraints, but Frixos was like family to us, and I would highly recommond him to anyone without hesitation. He's a great guy!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Gleb has only been teaching my son the saxophone for 6 months and he's already playing solos at his school concerts. Gleb plays along with him to show him any mistakes he makes and shows him what's he's doing wrong. He's very knowledgeable in music theory and doesn't just know music, he feels the notes he plays. I'm very glad I found Gleb to be my son's saxophone teacher."
Margarita
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Josh did a great job working with my 12 yr old son. The Takelessons website was not allowing us to log on, so Josh got us set up on Facebook and the lesson was very helpful and focussed."
Jacskon
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Frixos did an excellent job with my son Ryan. It was Ryan's very first saxaphone lesson today, and he is excited and really enjoyed the lesson Frixos provided materials to study, was very patient, and Ryan made excellent progress for his very first lesson. We will be signing up our daughter with him later this week."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Excellent instructor. My son enjoyed it thoroughly and looks forward to continued lessons."
Yosef
Took Saxophone lessons from Nathan S.
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"Matthew is very happy in the Saxophone class. The instructor is very nice and there is a great chemistry between my son and Mr. Frixos."
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Notes from 10 year old student:
Very flexible and caters the lesson to what you want to learn. Clear instructions and easy to understand. Lets you learn at your own pace."
Lincoln
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"First lesson. So far, I'm pleased."
Charlie
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"I just had a lesson with Sergio, and he seems like a good instructor. I learned some helpful things (I'm a complete beginner and was having trouble even just making a consistent sound with the saxophone). For instance, I learned how far the mouthpiece should be on the cork, and I learned an interesting breathing exercise for saxophone. I also learned the C Major Scale. My only trouble with the lesson was that my internet isn't very good, so the video (and sometimes the audio) cut in and out at times. But as for Sergio himself, I would recommend him for learning the saxophone. He seems like he knows what he's doing, and he is kind in his instruction."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"My grandson, Xander, just finished his first lesson, and says Matt "explains things much better than his previous local instructor, and is really nice. " This is our first time with on-line lessons, and it looks like it will work just fine!"
Xander
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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