Jaki Nelson
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Jaki Nelson

Jaki N.

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Hi! My name is Jaki, and I have spent my life pursing the arts. My music has been Top 10 on the Billboard Dance Charts twice, my songs have been streamed over 9 million times, and they've been featured in films and TV, including MTV's "Are You The One?" and Bella Thorne's 2020 #1 film "Infamous". I was first introduced to piano and voice at the age of 10 and quickly developed a passion for music, studying everything from classical to pop/contemporary and more.

With more than eight years of professional teaching experience, I feel that my formal training and studies in styles ranging from Classical to Pop have not only assisted with my ability as a Music Teacher and Educator, but have also helped me to attain writing and production work for and with top dance and pop artists.

About Jaki N.

With 8 years of teaching history both in person and online, celebrity clients, and a lifetime of first hand artistic experience, I can't wait to help you with whatever it is you want to know!

I teach voice, piano, songwriting, recording, and music theory!
I offer 30, 45, 60, or 90 minute lessons.

As an artist myself, I have 2 Top Ten singles on Billboard, press from Billboard to LA Weekly, I have had songs featured in film & TV, including the #1 2020 film "Infamous" starring Bella Thorne and the MTV show "Are You The One". My music has been streamed over 10 million times, and I have also toured all over the US with my music. I also write for other artists and DJ's. I work with the top musicians in the industry (Dave Aude, Grammy award winner for example). I know what it takes to make it in this business & I can help get you to the industry standard.


I can't wait to start working with you!

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Hannah
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After only a couple lessons with Jaki I have already learned so much! She offers challenging and helpful exercises and encouraging feedback. She is clearly experienced and very knowledgeable in music. Highly recommend! :)

Posted Aug 5, 2021
Kegan
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After one 30 minute Lesson Jaki was quickly able to hear and figure out where my singing needed the most improvement and sent me exercises that immediately improved my singing. After 5 sessions she has been helping build my singing chops in a very productive and helpful way. Highly recommend her for anybody that is either a beginner, advanced or anywhere in between

Posted Aug 4, 2021
Faith
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Friendly, accommodating, and good at explaining things. Jaki is the perfect teacher for my sister.

Posted Aug 3, 2021
Thor F.
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best out of .. the only teacher I have had for singing. But in honesty. I was very pleased. With her quick understanding and her obvious skills she instantly pinned mistakes I am prone to make. I have homework. I am back in school.

Posted Jul 28, 2021
Grace
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Jaki is absolutely AMAZING. Our daughter smiles from ear to ear after class. She is fun to work with and, most importantly, REALLY knows her stuff. Highly recommend.

Posted Jul 3, 2021
Lauren
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Jaki is a very kind, encouraging, and patient teacher! She is great at helping me work through challenging pieces, as well as building my music theory knowledge, and I have learned and improved so much in the time I have been taking lessons from her. :)

Posted Apr 21, 2021
Kate
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Jaki is a great teacher. She is on time. Easy to understand and always takes a caring approach to understnad my progression.

Posted Apr 12, 2021
Angelo M.
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I've worked with Jaki for more than five years, we have worked on vocal and piano training. She's a professional that is an amazing musician with amazing insight. Whether it's live vocal performance, musical recording, or music theory she has always instructed me well and I improve every year. When I first started, music was just a hobby, but Jaki helped me get to a point where I feel comfortable pursuing musical performance and entertainment as a career. The more you work with her, and the more familiar she is with you, your voice, and your musical knowledge, the better each session will be. If you go into each lesson prepared and with a good attitude as you should, she can help guide you to whatever aspiration you have for yourself musically.

Posted Apr 11, 2021
John C.
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My daughter was asking to quit piano 30 minutes before her first lesson with Jaki. I jumped on a call with her, and she immediately knew what was going wrong, figured out a plan, and she had personalized sheet music for my daughter (her favorite song) ready to go before we even started! By the end of class, she was SO excited to keep learning. Jaki is a FANTASTIC teacher who clearly loves the kids and loves teaching. You can't go wrong!

Posted Apr 9, 2021
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Posted Sep 11, 2021
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Experience

Teacher
Apr 2017 - Present

Private company

I have been teaching at this private business for four years, I love this company!

Front Desk, Teacher
Jun 2012 - Dec 2016

Monster Music Lessons

I got a job working the front desk of the music school I attended from a young age, and one day a teacher didn't show up for class, so my boss, having seen me perform many times, asked me to teach the lesson! I quickly fell in love with teaching and have been doing it ever since. The school closed in 2016.

Education

Piano
Oct 2007 - Dec 2016

Monster Music Lessons

Music Theory
Oct 2007 - Dec 2016

Monster Music Lessons

Vocals
Oct 2007 - Dec 2016

Monster Music Lessons

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

#10 on the Dance Club Chart
Aug 2018

Billboard

#9 on the Dance Club Chart
Oct 2017

Billboard

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