Milton Jackson

Milton J.

Corona, CA

About Milton J.

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Milton teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: January 2011
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Overview

Hey there, everyone!

My name is Milton Carl Jackson II and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area.

I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in order to entertain others with your voice or your instrument, one must first be able to entertain oneself - all the while having fun doing it! As a recent graduate of the University of California, Davis with a double major in Music History & Ethnomusicology and African-American & African Studies; a former co-host of the popular hip-hop radio show ATF Radio: All Things Fresh on KDVS 90.3 FM; a former Music Director of The Afterglow of UC Davis; and a recently graduate of the University of Redlands with a Master's in Music Education, I have come in contact and learned from a vast amount of different musicians and professionals. A classically-trained bass-baritone with roots in R&B, Soul, Rock, Pop, and Jazz, I have aspirations to help each and every student realize their full musical potential.

If you're looking for a teacher who will motivate and inspire you not only to learn your instrument of choice, but also how to perform it (whether on the big stage or in your living room for the family) and record it as well, I'm the perfect teacher for you. Learning to sing, play, and act beautifully doesn't have to be difficult -- we'll work on finding your voice or your style, all while having fun along the way!

I teach in-studio, in-home, and online lessons, so we can be flexible with the lesson type and schedule!

This is a perfect chance for you or your child who can't stop singing around the house or has dreams of shredding on the guitar or twinkling on the ivories to learn the fundamentals of music, start something new that keeps them or you focused, and have fun while doing it!

Feel free to contact me at show contact info for any questions and check out my student reviews and qualifications.

I look forward to meeting you and accompanying you or your child on your musical journey!!

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Experience

Instructor

Feb 2013 - Present
TakeLessons

Vocal, Guitar, Piano, and Theatre and Film Acting Instructor

Education

Music Education

Sep 2012 - Dec 2015
University of Redlands

Ethnomusicology/African-American & African Studies

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
University of California Davis

Languages Spoken

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

French

Limited Proficiency

German

Limited Proficiency

Italian

Limited Proficiency

Spanish

Professional Proficiency
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12 Reviews on Milton J.

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Andrew V. Sep 15, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Milton is very friendly and fun. My son enjoys learning piano with him because he is extremely patient and he shows that he loves teaching piano.
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Yasmeen K. Aug 18, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My first lesson went a lot better than I anticipated all with the help of Milton. He taught me the basics & simple exercises I could do at home to continue practicing.
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Carrie S. Aug 2, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Wonderful instructor! Milton has a great attitude and is a joy to be around. My son loves learning from him and we are very thankful for finding such a patient, creative and skilled instructor. Student's Review - Milton is an exciting and fun guitar teacher. He has exceeded expectations and made otherwise bland lessons interesting and fun. He is always quippy and easy to be around. Having him as an instructor has made me grow to love the guitar even more.
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Brittany P. Feb 25, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
Voice lesson

Milton is a great teacher! He explains everything, teaches you theory and proper techniques. He is down to earth and makes you feel comfortable. He pushes you out of your comfort zone, but in a good way so that you can grow as a singer. I am very glad I chose to take lessons with him!
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Karey K. Feb 19, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
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Milton has done wonders with my daughter. I definatly recomend him and appreciate everything he has tought her. Thank you!
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THERESA M. Feb 14, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
Excellent Vocal Teacher

Milton is a very patient vocal teacher. I have taken vocal lessons in the past and never learned so much as when Milton teaches. I have only had a couple of lessons with him and have learned so much already. He is teaching me the correct way to sing and breath and am currently getting used to singing the way he taught me. Very happy.
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Stacey E. Feb 12, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
Amazing instructor!

Milton is a great instructor! He is very knowledgable and extremely patient! He's helped me find confidence in being able to sing with positive reinforcement. I'm looking forward to more lessons! Highly recommended.
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Ricardo V. Feb 9, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
Milton is hands down AMAZING! :)

I've been with Milton for about almost a year already and he is just amazing! In the beginning I was very nervous to take singing lessons but Milton came in with a positive attitude. Milton is very friendly, funny, professional and always enthusiastic when asking questions about music. I use to be very shy, "never want to sing in front of people" type of girl, but ever since I started lessons with him, I sing all the time in front of people, starting to perform on stage, built A LOT of confidence, and found what type of musician I am. All the things he teaches me is VERY USEFUL, I apply everything we learn to my music and it has made a huge difference. I've come to learn that the tiniest things count! I highly recommend him and you'll have the best time!
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Kira F. Jan 17, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
Very good experience, recommend Milton as an excellent teacher

Milton is very professional with great teaching and people skills. Being immature singer I feel comfortable and encouraged. Great experience!
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Christina W. Oct 16, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
Milton has knowledge and skills that makes him the man for the job. I'm glad we found Take Lessons and an instructor like Milton. I recommend both.

Milton is a very good and knowledgeable singing instructor, especially being one so young. He is clear in his instructions and makes my husband and me feel like he will be able to teach us to "sang" one day. He is not only teaching us voice but also explains the dynamics of the sounds, shapes, posture, etc that goes along with learning to sing properly. I'm looking forward to the day when we actually put everything he's teaching us into words and music.