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Tommy C.

2 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Tommy C.

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My approach in teaching is firmly grounded in developing a healthy and self-driven practice culture in my students. As a practicing teacher, I strive tirelessly to lead by example. I ensure my students feel empowered after each lesson and hold them accountable to commit to their own daily grinds. For working with a new student, my typical process is to begin with the end in mind. According to the particular needs and expectations of the student, we discuss attainable and measurable goals for a given period of time. Especially during times of difficulty, I encourage my students to follow their curiosity and guard their motivation as we share the journey of music making together.

About Tommy

As a strong believer in the life-changing power of music, my teaching is driven by my purpose to serve and empower students of all backgrounds to realize their full potential and to leave a positive impact on the lives of others. Currently a doctoral candidate in brass performance at Boston Universi

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Kerry
During the last 6 months, Tommy has been a wonderfully patient, kind, and knowledgeable teacher to my 12 year-old son. He focused on my son's particular needs and provided lessons he put together to focus on areas to improve his skills. Moreover, Tommy is a talented musician, with the skill and experience to teach any level of trombone. I am very glad I chose Tommy to mentor my son in trombone.
Arnaud
During my time with Tommy, he has helped me improve in many areas. I feel that I learn and improve every lesson. Tommy is committed to teaching and points things out where I can improve upon. While teaching, Tommy uses many analogies that help me better understand what I'm doing wrong and how I can fix it.
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Billy D.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Jazz Trombone from New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Billy D.

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If you are looking to take your tombone playing to the next level, you came to the right place. I have a degree from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music and have studied with some of the best trombonists in the world. I have a lot of playing and teaching experience, having performed at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and many other venues around the city. I can teach you any style you are interested in and will make sure you have fun doing it.

About Billy

I am a professional musician based in New York City with a degree from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. I have many years of teaching and performing experience, touring all across Europe and played at many venues such as Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Jazz Standard, and Sm

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Bobby S.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • M.M. Jazz Trumpet Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded Member of Pi Kappa Lambda, Iota chapter from Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society
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Bobby S.

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The trombone is a colorful and exciting instrument played in many styles of music throughout the world, from jazz and classical to funk and soul to reggae, afro-beat, and Latin American music. In addition to covering the basic technical requirements of the instrument, I'm particularly interested in the many genres in which the trombone can be found, and I like to focus on the styles of music that most interest and challenge my students. I began playing soprano trombone over ten years ago, and I have taught tenor trombone privately and in public school programs for several years. I encourage the use of long tones, air support, and brass calisthenics to improve tone, increase range and endurance, and work towards greater flexibility.

About Bobby

I am a jazz trumpeter, improviser, and composer as well as an avid listener and enthusiastic educator. I maintain an active performance schedule playing improvised music as well as funk, soul, afro-beat, reggae, hip-hop, and American folk music. In addition to trumpet, I have experience performing a

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Jennifer G.
Bobby Spellman is a very skilled music teacher. We met him when my son was in the fifth grade and had just started playing the French horn. Bobby came to our house every week and did a truly fantastic job helping my son learn a really tough instrument. He has taught my son for three years--switching to Zoom classes during the pandemic--and established a terrific rapport him which enabled him to improve significantly and develop a real passion for his instrument.
george
Bobby is a great teacher, trumpet player and musician. He is the real deal. Look no further. I highly recommend him!
Filiz
Bobby is a great teacher. He analyzes the needs of the student very well and he is very patient while correcting and guiding the student. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!
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Andrew G.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded Duke Ellington Festival Honorable Mention Award for Best Solo from Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew G.

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Hello and welcome to my studio!

I teach a wide variety of subjects through Takelessons and I am happy to be a part of some truly spectacular results from my trumpet/trombone students. My lesson plans are designed for all ability levels ranging from complete beginner to professional performer. They will help you with tuning, range, endurance, rhythm, but most importantly keep your chops (lips) in healthy condition (no-one wants to hurt after playing music!). I promise results.

My Trumpet/Trombone students learn songs they have always wanted while learning how to sound great.
- Proper breathing/compression
- Playing resonant without playing louder
- Articulation styles
- Range development (Low and High notes)
- Personal interpretation
- Brass maintenance routines
- Live performance tips
- Lead/Jazz/Big Band music
- Classical solo/Concert Band/Wind ensemble repertoire
- Simple-to-Complex Rhythms
- Soloing over chords/modes
- Flexibility

All my students learn:
- Sight reading
- ...

About Andrew

As a music educator, I facilitate a safe, welcoming environment for students to learn and attain their goals. My students grow their creative capabilities by exploring music that challenges them to become better musicians. I incorporate music that you want to play such as pop, classical, or mus

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Brian
Our son started taking a weekly lesson with Andrew in August. He looks forward to the lessons each week, is challenged, held accountable, and provided with a great role model as a musician. It has been enjoyable to hear our son's development over the past few months.
Jennie
My son really enjoys lessons with Andrew. He challenges him enough that he is improving his playing with each lesson. Now, my son's high school band teachers are talking about moving him up in the various bands. It's really helped improve my son's confidence too.
I highly recommend Andrew as a teacher and know that you will be pleased with the results!
Alastair
Great first lesson! Looking forward to more!
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Grant R.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BM Trombone Performance and Performer's Certificate from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Grant R.

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I have studied with some of the finest trombonists in the world, performed in the nation's top orchestras, and am firmly committed to excellence in the trombone field. Music is one of the most indescribably powerful and moving things in the entire world, and I want students to, above all, simply enjoy playing and experiencing this gift. The trombone is, of course, merely a means to an end in this regard; yet its rich, powerful, as well as versatile sound is what particularly draws me to it. My approach to playing the trombone is simple: producing the greatest sound on every note, as easily as possible. I think it is necessary to have the best sound that you can possibly make on the trombone in your head from day one, and to this end, I strive to play as much as possible for and along with the student so that they may develop their own ideal sound concept. I couple this with instruction on all the other fundamentals of trombone playing and music making, such as technique, scales, ...

About Grant

I have studied with some of the finest trombonists in the world, performed in the nation's top orchestras, and am committed to excellence on the trombone. Music is one of the most indescribably powerful things in the entire world, and I want students to, above all, simply enjoy playing and experienc

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Rebecca
Grant Reed has the right combination in his approach to teaching: patience, enthusiasm, and the ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and motivate. He has had extensive training. He also has a lot of teaching and performing experience. Grant knows what works! His manner is calm and empathetic.
Axel P.
Grant was terrific, and easy, friendly for our first lesson. My son was comfortable and attuned to Grant's ideas and instruction. I think Grant's teaching method and perspective on music and the trombone is effective. W look forward to more sessions. ~Pete
Christine
Grant has been an excellent instructor for my son who is just finishing his first year learning trombone. Grant is patient and really cares about his student’s progress. I feel my son is more engaged and enthusiastic about playing trombone under Grant’s tutorage. Highly recommend.
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Karl L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's, Music from New York University
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Karl L.

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Professional trombonist in New York City with 10 years of teaching experience to students of all ages! Master's from New York University, Bachelor's from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Member of ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and frequently heard in Broadway pits.

Teaching style emphasizes fundamentals as a jumping-off point to whatever styles interest the student. Comfortable teaching orchestral excerpts, solo repertoire, and jazz improvisation.

About Karl

Karl is a professional musician in New York City. He plays with ska-punk band Streetlight Manifesto and in several Broadway show orchestras. Karl hails from Omaha, Nebraska where he started teaching privately in high school. He received his B.A. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he becam

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Sabrina
Great instructor! Karl provides quality material and excellent feedback that has helped improve my trombone playing. He curates the lessons to my interests while still pushing my playing skills to its limits. I definitely recommend lessons with Karl!
Hunter Haupricht
He is kind flexible, and has graet tips and instruction to help you improve and learn.
Merideth
Fantastic! He picked up on my skill level right away and tailored the lesson specifically for me. Would definitely recommend!

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"Holly is absolutely amazing with my 10 year old daughter. My daughter can be very shy but Holly has this amazing spirit about her that helps my daughter come out of her shell and shine with confidence in playing the trombone."
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Took Trombone lessons from Holly S.
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"Chris is a fantastic instructor! Not only did he work with our son to teach him the basics (as someone new to an instrument having never played before), he also motivated him and took a genuine interest in his progress. He does a fantastic job and is a skilled instructor!... and did it all on-line due to COVID and overcame that obstacle too!"
Paul
Took Trombone lessons from Christopher E.
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"My skype lesson with Sam was one of the most insightful musical experiences I've had in regards to educating myself about the craft of trombone playing. Not only is his remarkable prowess at the instrument itself apparent but his knowledge of musical harmony and overall artistry allows all of his expert advice to come full circle and become even more impactful. His teaching style was incredibly supportive and effective and with clear and concise input I feel like I can very easily implement the information he gave me into my own playing. From the nuances of trombone technique to the intricacies of complex musical harmonies and progressions, Sam is more than capable of instructing students of all ages and skill levels. I would absolutely recommend Sam to anybody who wants to study music/trombone seriously or even is just getting started and wants to build a strong foundation. I can't wait until my next online lesson!"
Drew
Took Trombone lessons from Sam C.
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"A great teacher to have for enjoyment, pleasure and musical distraction in strenuous times."
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Jordan is wonderful!! He has taught both of my twin sons brass for the last few years. He is patient, knowledgable, and skilled at getting students excited about music!"
Laura
Took Trombone lessons from Jordan M.
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"I bounced around with a few other teachers who had flashy profiles, but none of them had as thorough, personalized, or challenging of an approach as Sam. He was so quick to diagnose my mistakes and had a way of making the trombone fun rather than frustrating (imagine that!!)

TEN STARS!!!!"
Lawrence
Took Trombone lessons from Sam C.
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"Enjoy improving my skills and experimentation on the trombone, now in my second year of classes with Alejandro Espinosa. He makes the sessions fun and challenging at the same time. I've improved enormously, yet realize of course how far I've got to go. Lucky to have such a fine teacher guiding my progress."
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"My son needed some extra help with trombone. He was struggling in his school program and wanted to be better. After studying with Grant for a few months, his band teacher sent me an email about how quickly he is improving and he moved up from last chair to third chair. He is very approchable and my son loves him."
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Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"Jeremy is very patient, kind, and an overall excellent teacher. His teaching style is very helpful."
Katie
Took Trombone lessons from Jeremy S.
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Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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