Jon Montgomery
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Jon Montgomery

Jon M.

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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I offer a  learning experience designed to accommodate viewers of all levels; from beginners to seasoned experts. I empower our community to learn at their own pace whenever it’s convenient, and from the comfort of wherever they are in the world. I have been playing and teaching for decades and have launched hundreds of students on their saxophone journey. jonmontgomerymusic.com

My innovative tutorials give users the opportunity to expand their horizons and learn new skills - all from the comfort of their own device. Whether it's learning to play well in your school band or becoming a professional saxophonist that performs all over the world I can help you because I have done it myself! By working at something so cool and fun as playing saxophone you can enjoy decades of making great music in different types of bands because you will have the skills to achieve it.

About Jon M.

State Certified Music Educator
U.S. Army Band commander (Retired)

I offer a  learning experience designed to accommodate viewers of all levels; from beginners to seasoned experts. I empower our community to learn at their own pace whenever it’s convenient, and from the comfort of wherever they are in the world. I have been playing and teaching for decades and have launched hundreds of students on their saxophone journey. jonmontgomerymusic.com

My innovative tutorials give users the opportunity to expand their horizons and learn new skills - all from the comfort of their own device. Whether it's learning to play well in your school band or becoming a professional saxophonist that performs all over the world I can help you because I have done it myself! By working at something so cool and fun as playing saxophone you can enjoy decades of making great music in different types of bands because you will have the skills to achieve it. jonmontgomerymusic.com

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Owner
Jan 1984 - Present

Jon Montgomery Music

Musician, Teacher, Composer 40 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE State Certified Music Educator U.S. Army Band commander (Retired) saxophone lessons online and video Custom Arrangements Sheet Music Plus / jon montgomery music Guest lecturer and clinician Exclusively plays SYOS Sax Mouthpieces, Sax Dakota Saxophones and Rico Jazz Select Reeds Jon Montgomery has been a saxophonist for over four decades influenced by the greatest players of the instrument. He developed his Hard Bop roots attending Oakland University studying with the great Sam Sanders and other Motown session players in the Detroit area. After moving to west Michigan he continued his education at Aquinas College and quickly became a first call musician for numerous corporate recordings and performances with: The Temptations / The Four Tops / Aretha Franklin / Lou Rawls / Fabian/ Oak Ridge Boys / Bobby Shew/ Bill Watrous / Johnny Mathis / Lou Christie / and many others. Jon joined the U.S. Army as a saxophonist and eventually became the Commander and Conductor of the 126th Army Band in Michigan until his retirement in 2017. Jon has been a featured soloist traveling throughout the United States and to Germany, Italy, Australia, Trinidad, Belgium, Denmark, and France. As a teacher Jon has started the musical journeys of hundreds of students while instructing at the Collegiate and High School levels. His dedication to music education spans 36 years and he has helped his students earn numerous awards and scholarships at the nation’s best music schools and festivals. Jon currently performs throughout the Midwest with the area’s top musicians. His decades of experience and soulful sound are in demand and he delivers them with Sax Dakota Saxophones.

Education

Music
Sep 1979 - May 1982

Oakland University

Certifications

Professional Teching Certification
Jan 1986

State of Michigan

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