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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
  • 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.

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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
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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Christopher V.

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Starting at $50
  • Jazz Saxophone from University of Miami
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Christopher V.

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I offer a complete and in-depth understanding of how to play the saxophone for students of any skill level. I have a degree in Jazz Saxophone from the highly acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and am extremely experienced in many other instruments and genres. I have experience teaching in public schools as well as teaching privately, so I am used to nearly every possible situation. I specialize in catering my lessons to the specific goals of my students and take pride in creating an enjoyable environment for each individual!

My lessons focus on the basics and fundamentals of saxophone, in addition to:
- reading music
- improvisation and soloing
- ensemble and orchestral playing
- genre specific skills (such as growling, vibrato, tone, altissimo, etc.)

I think it's important to teach what the student wants to learn, so I am open to working on songs and pieces that aren't necessarily the norm for saxophonists!

About Christopher

Hey there, I'm Chris! I've been studying and playing multiple instruments since I was 3 years old, and have dedicated my life to creating and teaching the best music possible. My degree in Jazz Saxophone from the Frost School of Music provided me with a skill set I can now share with other ambitious

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Jeff J.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music Education (BME) from University of Illinios
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Jeff J.

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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence on the saxophone. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a

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Karen V.
Amazing teacher, always has a positive attitude!
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Barry Gerdsen
He is funny and makes songs of your choice.
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Michael R.

52 Reviews
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Starting at $31
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BS Biology minor jazz studies from Portland State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Michael R.

52 Reviews
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Tired of being frustrated by the pace of self-teaching or is your child bored with the progress in school band class? Are you an adult who never played an instrument but are really interested in learning a wind instrument? Not able to express yourself creatively or don't really understand why your favorite songs or styles of music work? Do you want a more hands-on way of teaching with personalized plans just for you?

Learn how to play the Saxophone with Michael!

Michael teaches a variety of instruments and subjects in the woodwind family:

- Saxophone
- Clarinet
- Flute
- Improvisation
- Music Theory
- Jazz Studies

Michael creates versatile and fun lesson plans that incorporate learning your favorite music while teaching theory, improvisation, note reading, songwriting, or any other interests! He has an easy-to-follow, fun, but yet structured and thorough plan designed for results to help the student reach their goals, rather than imposing an one-size-fits-all plan ...

About Michael

Michael is a freelance musician based in the Portland metropolitan area. His diverse skill set allows him to perform in a variety of musical groups. Michael is hired regularly to perform for: jazz and cover bands, weddings, corporate events, musicals, and studio sessions. He also leads and writes mu

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J grant
Michael is an excellent teacher and able to listen and teach great value. Thanks.
Dana L.
Lots of fun!
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Mike P.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Awarded Senior Award from Kurt Lucas
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Mike P.

32 Reviews
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Having a great time learning the saxophone and learning about how to play it in any context!

About Mike

Hello! My name is Michael, I am a graduate of Towson University with a bachelors degree in music and jazz performance and I am eager to teach future musicians how to play the Saxophone/various instruments and to also teach them about music in general. I can also provide clarinet and flute lessons a

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Janet L.
It was phenomenal
Matthew
Mike gives great feedback and helps you understand the basics of the saxophone. Asking you what you want to learn and where you want to go with your practice.
Emilio
My son looks forward to his lessons. He’s learning and getting the one on one instruction that he needs to improve.

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"When my 11 year old son first began saxophone lessons with Michael Weiss, he was a true beginner but within 5 months, he was playing a song at a recital! Michael is patient and kind but firm in his direction and has instilled confidence in my son that he can play whatever songs he wants to play with focus and practice. Michael is flexible and adept at tailoring his lessons to the individual's needs. I highly recommend him."
Suzette
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael W.
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"Rebecca is an excellent teacher! She is very good at breaking down complicated concepts and is very patient with you during the learning process. A+ !"
Rhett
Took Saxophone lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Best saxophone teacher I ever had."
Aziz Gueye
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Excellent first lesson and introduction to the saxophone. Looking forward to future lessons."
Justin
Took Saxophone lessons from Neil D.
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"I have been playing the saxophone for over 50 years without a long term period between active playing. Nick has been very effective in my playing ability and I have learned a great deal from him."
Sid
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Very informative for my son."
Kurt
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Jonathan is enjoying his saxophone lessons with Matt. Keep up the good work!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Matthew H.
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"Rob has been really helpful getting my child started with a new instrument. We look forward to more lessons."
Casey
Took Saxophone lessons from Rob S.
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"Diagnosed my instrument problem and I was able to fix it in the first 5 minutes. Looking forward to working with Kendra weekly"
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Kendra E.
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"Michael is quite special. He is taking this 57 year old who has never played an instrument nor read music and trying to work a miracle! Three lessons in, I know that this is going to be fun learning with him. I also know that I will be able to play the Saxophone soon. An inspiring teacher!!!"
Ronnie
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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