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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
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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.

About Jimi

*****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
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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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Dasha N.

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Starting at $40
  • Awarded Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award from Stony Brook University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Dasha N.

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Hello! My name is Dasha, and I play soprano and alto saxophone. I have been teaching for over 10 years, and playing music for 25 years. I welcome students of all ages and ability levels.

In our lessons, you can expect to focus on many aspects of music -- including musical expression, tone production, technique, ergonomics, performing confidently, ear training, and music theory.

Each lesson is catered to you individually based on your needs and interests. My students have achieved a variety of goals such as:

- Successfully auditioning into Regional bands and All-State bands
- Earning a higher chair in band
- Learning to read music
- Testing out of undergraduate Music Ed woodwind proficiency requirements

About Dasha

As a performer, I have given solo recitals and performed concerto with full orchestra. I have played with small chamber ensembles, wind ensembles, saxophone orchestras, sax quartets, jazz combos, orchestras and wind ensembles. I studied with Dr. Paul Cohen, and hold a Master of Music at the Man

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Dave S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Dave S.

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Sound is the key. Developing and nurturing a solid sound opens up all other aspects of music. Once we have a solid sound we can depend on everything we play is more effective.
I teach basic musicianship along with advanced sound production techniques.
Spontaneous creation and composition. I can help you freely improvise in any situation and become a functionary player as well as a soloist.

About Dave

I have been playing the saxophone fro 45 years. I think its all about the sound, the tone. I played with the Microscopic Septet and William Parker's Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra.

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Andrea
Dave is a very good teacher. I learned a lot from him about sound and improvisation. The lessons are always a lot of fun and inspiration.
Can
Very good teacher, makes classes and learning really fun.
Tali
Dave is a great teacher and I would recommend him to anyone who asks :)
He's flexible (in both scheduling and teaching) and adapts to whatever the student needs or wants.
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Stefan F.

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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stefan F.

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Learn your instrument and music theory fast with me, Stefan F., saxophonist! I teach fun and exciting classes that make it easy to learn and excel quickly!

About Stefan

Hello! Are your ready to continue your path to great saxophone playing?! My name is Stefan and I'm ready to teach you everything you need to know to be a saxophonist! Let's get the fun started!

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Olayemi O.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded 2018 RUNNER UP from YAMAHA E BAND
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Olayemi O.

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What's mostly important to me is owning your own sound irrespective of the style of music you want focus on. I love to tell my students to always see the saxophone as their voice and not a type of machine. This posture will help my students to make the best use of materials and information acquired in each lessons with the goal of owning their own sound. Designing a curriculum that will help each students achieve their goal is of high importance to me and walking them through the art of studying materials such as books and repertoire of different genre will be judiciously examined to meet their goal.

About Olayemi

Enjoy your lessons with a friendly, professional, and highly qualified teacher. I am a Runner Up in the 2018 Yamaha E - Band competition and my playing has been described as "ravishing ....with a wonderful variety of tone colors and nuance of interpretation." I hold a Bachelor Degree in Music and

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"We really enjoyed meeting Shannon. She was prepared and great with my son. We look forward to our next lesson."
Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Shannon S.
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"Josh has been great with my 8th grade son who is taking lessons to support his learning in school."
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Lonze was terrific! My son is learning a lot and can't stop talking about how excited he is to continue his lessons. Thanks Lonze!!!"
Koel
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Lessons are enjoyable

Bill is easy to work with and accommodating. My son thinks that he is cool. I would like Bill to be a little harder on my son. I feel son should be along further; practice more. But Bill encourages him, which is good, but the son thinks he doesn't have to practice much."
Sherri
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"My son has only had one lesson so far but we look forward to more. My son enjoyed the lesson and Lucas is very knowable and good at what he does."
Edward
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Awesome teacher! Really learned alot, thanks so much!"
Daniel
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"I highly recommend Kendra as a woodwinds teacher! I'm back playing tenor sax after 40 years off, and wanted to get my technique back, and learn to express my musical ideas. Now I'm playing better than my high school days, and newly doing jazz solos.
Kendra is wonderfully, broadly trained, and very effective at working with me on everything from embouchure and fingerings to maximizing effectiveness of practice. She is ALWAYS upbeat, supportive, friendly, PATIENT, and helpful - and I've always looked forward to our lessons. She is very good at figuring out how to be helpful, and how to keep the joy in music even while working on technique, and at my request, music theory. I could not have enjoyed the experience more, or been more successful, than with Kendra."
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"Kendra is an awesome teacher...very professional."
Trent
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"Awesome person and teacher."
Igor
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Lance is a fantastic teacher with a huge depth and breadth of musical knowledge. He has great content to guide you in your learning, but can just as easily spend a lesson diving deep into a specific topic you're interested in, be it technique, instrument care, theory, etc. Definitely recommend!"
Bill Croughan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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