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Billy D.
New York, New York
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If you have ever dreamed about playing the piano, now is your chance to make it a reality. With many years of teaching experience, I will help you achieve your goals. Whether its learning the names of notes, scales, chords, or songs, I will provide you the tools necessary not only to understand them, but to excel at them.
About Billy D.

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 Smoke. I am a passionate teacher with the priority of making my lessons both enjoyable and effective for my students. In our lessons we will cover a wide array of subjects that will develop your musicianship such as technique, reading music, theory, rhythm, ear training, performance tips, and much more. I really hope to be working with you soon!

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Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

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Teaching since 2012

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Jazz Trombone

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Teaches ages 5+

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Billy D.
New York, New York
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
Excel in the Piano with Superb Lessons from a Piano Expert
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
If you have ever dreamed about playing the piano, now is your chance to make it a reality. With many years of teaching experience, I will help you achieve your goals. Whether its learning the names of notes, scales, chords, or songs, I will provide you the tools necessary not only to understand them, but to excel at them.
About Billy D.

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 Smoke. I am a passionate teacher with the priority of making my lessons both enjoyable and effective for my students. In our lessons we will cover a wide array of subjects that will develop your musicianship such as technique, reading music, theory, rhythm, ear training, performance tips, and much more. I really hope to be working with you soon!

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2012

Education

Jazz Trombone

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 5+

Speaks

Speaks English

Speaks

Has background check

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Billy offered great content, customized to my level, and I found him to be an easy going relatable instructor. A great learning environment and experience overall!

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I had a great experience with billy he does it well and I really recommend him

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he helps you and gets harder and harder and it challanges me to get beter.

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Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$35
45 minutes
$50
60 minutes
$70
90 minutes
$90
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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