Ashton Vines

Ashton V.

Los Angeles, CA

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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Hello, I just recently performed twice with Aretha Franklin, I have studied saxophone with Terry Tritt(Saturday Night Live Band) , Walter Blanding (Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra) , and Charlie Young (Howard University). I graduated with my Jazz Studies/Saxophone degree from Howard University in 2013. I can and am ready to teach all ages and all skill levels. Lets get to work!
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Ashton delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2010

Ashton Vines. is a career musician focused on teaching, writing, recording and performing music that moves your heart and soul. He specializes in the saxophone but is a multi-instrumentalists as well as audio engineer.At the early age of 6 years old, I discovered my gift of music and have been honing my craft ever since. I just recently joined Aretha Franklin's band and will play with her again in June. I earned my Bachelor of Music degree at Howard University. I have performed with the likes of Aretha Franklin, McCoy Tyner, Wycliffe Gordon, Bobby Watson, Hubert Laws, Bunkie Green, Pharoah Sanders, Bennie Maupin, and Sonny Fortune, among others. I've also went on a seven city tour in Japan with the Howard Jazz Ensemble.I just released my hip hop inspired second album entitled “New Beginnings.” I'm looking forward to sharing all of the knowledge I've acquired over the years in our comprehensive lessons. I love to teach. Teaching sharpens both our skills and makes us better people.

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Bachalors of Arts
Aug 2008 - May 2012
Howard University

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