*** Studio Equipment ***
Lessons in living room with stereo; teacher has own instruments, student needs their own
*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect the student to have an instrument to play on.
*** Specialties ***
From Jazz to Brazilian, Cuban, Puerto Rican, world music from just about everywhere. Specialist in teaching students how to improvise on chord changes.
Teacher of courses on the Music Industry and ensembles
2nd largest Latin/Brazilian/ Jazz label for 12 years. 1995-2007
Extensive performance experience around the world.
Saxophones with Timepiece and Al MacDowell from 1985-1992.
Have performed in Brasil, Europe, Cuba, all over the US since 1993
Very experienced teaching methods and the art of improvisation to all levels, beginners to advance improvisors.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.
· Saxophone · In studio John is very nice and patient teacher.
· Saxophone · In studio Mr o. Is the best saxophone teacher I have never meet . He care about me so much . When I just start at jazz , he let me borrow a lot of CD to listen and learn . And that helped me so much . He had only be my teacher for one year , but he teach me so much that I have never thought .