Billy Duffy

Billy D.

New York, NY
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Billy 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 2012

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.

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Experience

Trombonist
Jul 2017 - Jul 2017
JMI (Jazz Musicians Internationl) Big Band 2017

Intern
Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
New York Pops Orchestra

Trombonist
Aug 2013 - Jun 2014
Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra

Trombonist
Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
York College Blue Notes

Education

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

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

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

Affiliations

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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Photos & Videos

Billy Duffy playing with Aberdeen for Apartment Sessions Season 2 Episode 3
The Apollo Theater

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Performing with Paster Beverly Crawford at the Apollo Theater for Reach Week 2017

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Billy Duffy performing with the JMI Big Band in Groznjan, Croatia

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Set up for performance in Bled, Slovania with the JMI Big Band

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Set up for performance in Zagreb, Croatia with the JMI Big Band

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Rehearsal in Zagreb, Croatia with the JMI Big Band led by Luis Bonilla

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Post-gig photo in Milan with Gonzalo Rubalcaba and the JMI Big Band directed by Luis Bonilla

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Soundcheck in Milan, Italy for JMI Big Band performance featuring Gonzalo Rubalcaba
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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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