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Jeff B.

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  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeff B.

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Jazz, Blues, Rock, Funk, R&B, Latin, etc.

¡Hablo Español!

I Teach All Ages, at All Levels: Songwriting, Music Theory, Composition Lessons, Arranging for Horns and Voice and Strings, Soloing, Improvisation, Classical Technique, and much much more!

I have been a pro musician all my adult life, teaching thousands of students over a span of more than three decades!

I am a published contributor to the #1 best-selling Jazz Theory book "Jazzology" (published by Hal Leonard - the world's largest music publisher), in addition to having almost 20 books published on the subject of theory and technique! I also have many many professional recordings to my credit that you can listen to online anytime!

I authored the following books (available on Amazon):

"Saxophone – Vol 1. Scales"
by Jeff Brent 2014
The Fastest Way to Master Fingering All Your Scales on Sax!

"Jazz Saxophone Arpeggios"
by Jeff Brent 2014
Internalize the essential finger gestures on saxophone into pure subconscious reflex

About Jeff

People study subjects for a great number of reasons, consequently I customize my lessons to each individual student's needs and wants. We learn different ways. Some of us are more visual, some more tactile, some more intuitive, some more cerebral, etc. Understanding this allows me to adapt to eac

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George
Jeff brent is an amazing Musician and teacher as well as a man who cares about his students, His systematic approach enables the student to go as far as they want! He worked with my daughter who played violin and piano with Jeff. Eventually she was writing music and was second chair violin at RCC Community College. Her Piano was amazing as well. She also helped other students in high school and college. She loves music like her mentor Mr. Brent. I have also been a student of Jeff fo about 12 years. At first I knew nothing about music except I loved it and I wanted to share music with Itzel.Now, I play Guitar and I am learning how to play saxophone as well. I am also a teacher at RUSD and I use my music to help my children learn how to learn phonics vocabulary story structure and how to write a song. Music in the class really is a game changer and it really inspires my children to learn vocabulary and language skills. Now, I am a gigging musician and I have played in bands coffee houses restaurants and even the streets. I love all of it. Now I am beginning to write songs and I am looking forward to my next chapter in my Musical Journey. Music is a huge part of my life and it fills me with hope and joy everyday of my life. Thank you Mr. Brent, You are a teachers teacher and I am so blessed to have you in my life. Mr. Brent you are one of the best!
Harvey
Fun, friendly, super knowledgeable. All around great teacher!
Will
Jeff will teach you how music works in a way that is easy to understand. You’ll be happy you chose him as your teacher.
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Mike M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Mike M.

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I have taught private music lessons for over 20 years and I have over 30 years of playing experience. Learn to play the saxophone and learn the techniques of the instrument as well as music theory. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Achieve your musical goals while learning the fundamentals of the saxophone. I’m looking forward to working with you!

About Mike

I am a saxophonist that has been performing professionally for over 30 years. I’ve performed all over the West Coast playing the styles of Jazz, Pop, Rock n’ Roll, R&B, Classical, and several other styles of music. A few notable performances have been performing the National Anthem for the San J

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Carolina M.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Jazz performance from The New School
  • Teaching since 2020
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Carolina M.

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10 years experience playing, teaching and Learning saxophone with the most icónics saxophonists in the world. Currently studying jazz performance saxophone at The New School, I've been awarded from The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation to be able to Study in NY and that made my dream possible to be here to learn and I want to share all my experience with you!.
From beginers to advanced leves!
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About Carolina

Carolina M, a tenor saxophonist from Guadalajara, currently resides in New York City. She begins her formal jazz studies at the Jazzuv Studies Center and continuing at LaFaro Jazz institute under the direction of maestro Agustín Bernal. She has participated in various festivals in different states

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Paulina Muñoz
Taking lessons with Carolina had helped me to improve enormously. She is a great one teaching and advising about almost anything. Flexible and comprehensive. I strongly recommend her.
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Jacob G.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Jacob G.

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Jacob Gibson offers a variety of expertise in his approach to saxophone teaching. As a current PhD student at Kent State University, Jacob ensures his teaching is sociologically savvy and fosters an environment of openness and acceptance. Jacob has taken his private instrument students to regional/state/and national competitions. Jacob has been teaching saxophone privately for 8 years, and has been a public school music teacher for 5 years. He is an active member of the Ohio Music Education Association, the Association for Popular Music Education Association, and the National Association for Music Education. He is a former member of the Pennsylvania Music Education Association and the Northwestern Educational Association of PA. Jacob has remained current with all forms of educational clearances on an annual basis beginning in 2012. Jacob currently performs as a saxophonist with the Kent State University Wind Ensemble and the Kent State University Saxophone Ensemble. As a saxophonist, ...

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Hello! My name is Jake Gibson. I currently am a PhD Student in Music Education at Kent State University. I am also the Graduate Assistant in Music Education at Kent State. I play the saxophone and piano as my primary instruments, but as a former band director, I feel comfortable teaching a wide rang

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Eric C.

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  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Scsboa All Southern California, Jazz All-stars from SCSBOA
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Eric C.

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I figure out exactly where you are in your technique and knowledge of music and of the instrument. Then, I start teaching from there! For me, the goal of lessons should be the goal of the student, and I do my best to honor that while pushing my students to surpass those goals.

My ultimate aim, is to provide you with an approach to practicing and performing music, that keeps you wanting to go back to do more.

In my career, I primarily play the tenor and baritone saxophones, but I mostly teach alto, and play soprano sometimes. Additionally, I also play the clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and piccolo. With this experience, I help out a lot of my more advanced saxophone students with doubling on these instruments, so they can be prepared for college and the professional world.

I encourage my advanced Jr. High and High School students to audition for various honor groups throughout California and the country such as SCSBOA, CBDA, JBOA, etc. With my background in these groups, I ...

About Eric

Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, an energetic Multi-Instrumentalist, Music Educator, Composer, Recording Artist, and Producer from Southern California. I've been playing music for almost my whole life, and it's the greatest joy. Over the years, I learned to play the Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, a

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Alain M.

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  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Masters Thesis from Conservatoire Lausanne
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Alain M.

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Saxophonist, Composer, Educator.
21 years of practice, 10 years of teaching, 1 MASTER of Pedagogy, 2 BACHELORS in Classical and Jazz Performance (New School, NY).

My motto is efficient work for maximum pleasure. The idea is to build up a strong foundation of basic technique of the instrument (body, sound, air, time) in order to quickly come to play along your music idols.

With more than 20 years of practice and more than a decade of experience teaching, I've seen and gone through all kinds of mistakes myself which allows me to really know the correct and sane way to play saxophone, effortlessly and beautifully. Moreover, I have played all kinds of music through the years going from Bach to John Cage, from pop to classical to jazz, afro-cuban, brazilian, etc. Therefore, I'll be able to adapt my teaching specifically to your goals and to enlarge your scope of knowledge.

Caution : risks of addiction, immense satisfaction and personal development.

About Alain

Hello there! My name is Alain, I have more than a decade of experience teaching saxophone and conducting large ensembles. I earned my BM and MM degrees from Music Conservatory of Lausanne (Switzerland) in Classical Performance and Pedagogy and I earned my BM degree in Jazz Performance from the prest

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Sonja
Despite the covid and the distance, the courses are online. Alain is very pedagogical and patient (I'm blond and not so young), and of course a very good saxophonist. I highly recommend him.
With Alain you will progress quickly.
Ohad
Alain's is an incredibly gifted saxophone teacher. He has been teaching our son who absolutely loves him. His patience and thorough understanding of the music make it a pleasurable experience for all. It is a delight to witness Alain's bring music to life to a teenager who is enjoying the process.
Highly recommended,

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"He is very enthusiastic and a great instructor. My son love his classes."
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Great. My son really liked him. He gave some good tips and directions."
Matt
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"JJ went above and beyond teaching - he helped fix my saxophone, transcribed music for me, and worked with me on scheduling issues.

I was only able to complete five lessons, but I feel like I improved and now I have a completely new way of practicing. I look forward to working with JJ again in the future!"
Kate
Took Saxophone lessons from J.J. M.
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"Sean is a one of a kind teacher !

Sean is a passionate, energetic and empathic instructor with an amazing mix of both theoretical knowledge and real-life experience.

Sean adapted the lessons to my skills level and challenged me to try out new techniques and expanded my musical horizons.

I can see how my saxophone playing skills have developed throughout our lessons and can't wait to get back home to show my friends and family all the new stuff I learned."
Alon
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"A good instructor. Easygoing and flexible with student's acomodation. Either for a few introduction lessons to long term lessons he is the person you would like to go with."
Máximo
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Patient, a wonderful beginner teacher!"
Anders
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Dan is an incredible saxophone teacher and he helped me a lot. In the quartet, he helped me how to listen to the other group members’ parts and then I can really fit into the group. For my solo piece, he gave me a lot of helpful comments, which helped me make my music sound beautifully. What he does all the time is helping me be aware of everything, and growing to be more professional!"
Xin
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel M.
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"First lesson was amazing from start to finish, great introductory from how to hold the instrument, down to first steps to making a sound, and even to a first song! Thanks Ian."
Max
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Schroeder has done an excellent job teaching my son to play the saxophone. He makes the lessons fun and connects the learning to applicable examples that make sense to my child."
Grant
Took Saxophone lessons from Schroeder S.
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"I can highly recommend Hayes as an instructor for beginning students. He has a great personality, really connects with kids, and is very enthusiastic about music and teaching. He is very patient, explains things clearly to my son, and always teaches in a professional manner. My son has taken lessons for 6 months and we are really happy with Hayes' lessons."
Tina
Took Saxophone lessons from Hayes H.
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