Billy Duffy

Billy D.

New York, NY

About Billy D.

Background check: Last verified 06/29/2016
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Billy teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: January 2012
Last sign in: Within two months


My name is Billy Duffy and I am a trombonist/guitarist currently living in New York City. I am studying Jazz Trombone at the New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music in Greenwhich Village. I have a lot performing and teaching experience, performing in venues such as Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium and Zankel Hall), Dizzy's Club Coca Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Jazz Standard, Smoke Jazz Club, and many other venues around the city. I have had several students for both trombone and guitar, and teach music theory, composition, and ear training as well. I have experience in a variety of different styles of music. I really enjoy sharing my love for music with my students and main priority is making sure that my students' learning experiences are as effective and enjoyable as possible.

Photos and Videos

Excerpts of my solos from the New School Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Repertory Ensemble showcase


Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
New York Pops Orchestra

Aug 2013 - Jun 2014
Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra

Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
York College Blue Notes


Jazz Trombone
Aug 2014 - Present
New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music
Instrumental Music
Sep 2010 - Jun 2014
Frank Sinatra High School for the the Arts

Languages Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency


Award for Excellence in Instrumental Music
May 2013
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
The Musicianship Award for Excellence in Music Theory and Composition
May 2012
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts


International Trombone Association
Sep 2015

The general purposes of the International Trombone Association shall be: To promote communications among trombonists around the world, to improve the artistic level of performance, teaching, and literature associated with the trombone family and to function as a clearing house for trombone-related ideas and information

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Rosey Jul 7, 2016
· Trombone · In home Excellent with my 12-year old child, on-time, stays longer to finish lesson. Great communication skills, well rounded.
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