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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
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Jimi Z.

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All levels. Embouchee focused on with sound production first month with cutting edge Method Books utilized.

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*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Rakeen
Some people might fare better with this instructor. More chatting than instructing. Usually telling stories trying to sell himself and talk about how great he is. Delusional ideas about your relationship. Accusatory. Takes things personally. Burns bridges. Claims to be a vocal therapist but doesn't do any vocal therapy. Can provide bad advice and medical information.
Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Saxophone:
A family of woodwind instruments, saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. Like the clarinet, saxophones have holes in the instrument which the player closes using a system of key mechanisms. When the player presses a key, this typically causes a pad to close over a hole. There is soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone saxophones. The great thing about learning saxophone is it is almost the same fingers as flute and clarinet! We will start with the basics of learning finger placement, breath control, notes, reading, rhythms, songs, theory and improvising.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • B.M. Composition from George Mason University
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Thomas K.

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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

A woodwind player since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach intermediate and beginning saxophone lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving th

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!
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Leonardo B.

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  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Leonardo B.

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Hi! I'm, Leonardo A. Becton and I go by Mr. B! I was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. Taught in the St. Louis Public School District. Started playing the saxophone at Ford Middle School in 1985. Graduated from Soldan High School where I continued to play saxophone, also learning piano and clarinet. I graduated from Mississippi Valley State University in 1996 with a B.A. in Music Performance. I have had the opportunity to perform with many artists such as Hamiet Bluiett (of the World Saxophone Quartet) and Dorothy Donegan. I have performed for the Tony award winning actor Ben Vereen and Debbie Turner (Miss America 1990, motivational speaker). In college, I performed as one of the opening acts for Bobby Jones and New Life. As a high school senior he had the thrill of a lifetime by participating in a music workshop with Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis.

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About Leonardo

Music is just like life. You will have ups and downs. There were times when I first started playing that I wanted to quit. Then also, there were times I felt like I was on top of the world! When you chose me as your music teacher, you get someone who will get you thru those times. Its hard work,

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Emily C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Lawrence University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Emily C.

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The saxophone is an incredibly versatile instrument, and I can help you build the fundamentals that will allow you to explore all sorts of genres. We'll work on scales, technique, tone production, and the repertoire that interests you most!

About Emily

Hello, I'm Emily, and I'd love to help you on your musical journey! I have years of experience teaching woodwind and piano lessons to students of all ages and backgrounds, from children beginning band programs and adults picking up a new hobby to serious students working to embark on a career a

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Sungjin
She is extremely patient. My 5 year old son enjoys piano lessons with her.
Ellen
Emily taught me the most valuable fundamental skill which is how to practice effectively.
Sofie G.
Emily was great with my daughter, Sofie. Sofie is super excited about next week’s lesson!
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Luther B.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Aroun

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Stefanie B.
At 48 years old, I decided to embark on the life-long desire for vocal lessons. Mr. Blackwell works with me at my pace, as an amateur with a busy professional and home life, and supports me wherever I am in a given lesson. After 8 months of singing together, I have so much more confidence and enjoyment out of singing and like another reviewer said, he makes me feel like I could perform one day (beyond the kitchen, car and shower!).
Hadassah
Mr. Blackwell is very kind and is an amazing teacher. He takes time to help me understand music especially the theory sections. He is not just a music teacher but he is an excellent mentor.
Paul
Luther has been very helpful at teaching me the basics while also making sure we move at a pace in which I am comfortable before jumping into any new exercises. I look forward to having him as a teacher for a long time.

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"First lesson with Lucas- great start. Looking forward to more lessons."
Gary
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"My Son started with Sergio almost a year now. The music teacher in his school moved him to play with the fifth grade class, however he is a fourth grader. I received a great report about his music performance from school. Sergio is a wonderful music teacher, who is able to make the lesson full of energy and joy. I strongly recommend him for any student who wants to achieve great progress in Sax in no time."
Sarah
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Frixos is a first class saxophone player and a spectacular teacher. He impresses me with his patience and enthusiasm. He has had so much training playing saxophone with some of the best professional players in South Florida! His skills will blow you out of the water and his teaching methods are phenomenal. Apart from that, he is a natural people person, and really cares about his students. He is really a one-of-a-kind person and teacher, and it goes without saying that I recommend him."
Carla
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Just took one lesson, but we were able cover a lot in 30 minutes. He was good at explaining things and laughed at my dumb jokes. I am an adult trying to re-learn how a saxophone works, and I trust he will be able to help me do that!"
Kimberly
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"My ten year old granddaughter has zip experience with any musical instrument, but she elected to try the saxophone. Rhonda is an excellent instructor. Her praise is genuine and her corrections are gentle. My granddaughter’s comment after her first thirty minute lesson was, “ That was a short lesson..only about five minutes!” That says it all! Highly recommend Rhonda!"
Anna
Took Saxophone lessons from Rhonda C.
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"I walked out of my first lesson feeling confident and with four notes to practice with. He took the time to explain the proper embochure, and it felt like we covered alot in the lesson without feeling rushed. The immediate feedback during the lesson was helpful and positive."
Saul
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"I am 66 years old and this is the first time I have ever tried to learn the Sax. Matt was so pleasant to work with. He guided me through everything. It was a pleasure and I look forward to working with Matt for a long time."
Robert
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Great very enthusiastic"
Ella
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily P.
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"My son got continually got better over the coarse of his lesson."
Catharine
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Sean is a great teacher! He's extremely knowledgeable and can explain tough concepts very clearly. He's really made me feel like my goals are within reach. Highly, highly recommended (especially if you want to play jazz)."
Justin
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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