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Hayes H.

10 Reviews
Hendersonville, TN
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Cleveland Free Times Hard Rock Band of the Year from Cleveland Free Times
  • Teaching since 2001
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Hayes H.

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Saxophone is my first instrument. I have soprano, alto and tenor saxophones and am especially partial to the tenor.

About Hayes

I've played sax for 27 years, bass for 22, and taught many students and performed with a variety of acts. I studied music and education at Kent State University, obtaining a bachelor's degree in 2006. Musical instruction is therapeutic for some, for for others it can be a journey to some destination

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Jennifer S.
Hayes is super helpful and encouraging. I walked in feeling a little intimidated because I haven't really played in 30 years. He made me feel very comfortable and motivated. Good first lesson.
George
As a middle-aged guy who has played drums all my life, I wanted to add the bass guitar to my repertoire. Hayes is exactly the right guy and was able to show me how to get off to a quick start and then be able to add to my skills as I keep playing. I would recommend him highly!
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Matt B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Jazz Tenor Saxophone Performance from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Matt B.

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I'm a professional saxophonist/ composer trained both in performance and pedagogy with 5 years experience teaching

I owe everything to teachers that inspired me when I was young. There is nothing like the feeling of doing the same for someone else! I love to pass on what I know, and to learn from my student's unique viewpoints and experiences.

About Matt

Hi! I'm Matt, a saxophonist and composer. I'm a graduate of Manhattan School of Music's Jazz Program (BA '18). I teach saxophone to people of all ages and skill levels. In addition, I teach independent ear training and music theory lessons (I also factor ear training and music theory into saxophone

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Marianna
Matt Burkett is a great music instructor. My son has been his student for about 2 years already . Matt helped my son improve his sound, his low notes, and sight reading. But most importantly he motivates my son to practice more and have fun playing his saxophone.
Highly recommend.
Chad
I've been playing the saxophone for 10 years, and I have never sounded as good or felt as confident since taking lessons with Matt. Matt plans lessons around achieving my goals as a musician, specifically improving my improvisation. Matt explains ideas I have struggled to comprehend in a way that makes me feel like I could have discovered these musical ideas myself. We work on everything from fundamentals, sound, technique, and theory, and Matt provides fun exercises that allow me to put ideas into practice. Contemplating concepts like voice leading, chord progressions, and substitutions have given me a plethora of material to keep me busy, and makes me excited to pick up the saxophone and continue working on my musical journey. I highly recommend lessons with Matt for any level player.
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Lance R.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelors in Music from University of South Florida
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Lance R.

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Take lessons from a Ph. D of music! If you're an adult looking for a new hobby, or a parent looking for a musical activity for your child, the saxophone is a great and fun instrument for anyone. It's easy to learn and fun to practice. Try your hand at Jazz or Classical styles with these lessons!

About Lance

Dr. Lance R. is a Professor of Music offering private lessons online and in the Dallas area. He received his B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida, and a Ph. D in Music Theory, with a related field in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of North Texas. His greate

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Bobbie
Dr. Lance is so great with my son! He is so kind and patient and my son really enjoys his lessons with him! I am amazed with the speed at which my son has learned under his instruction. He encourages my son’s curiosity with music and saxophone related things. I’m very happy with all that Dr. Lance has taught my son thus far and am looking forward to continuing with him in the future!!
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Sammy
I’ve started both speaking voice and singing lessons with Lance. My primary goal was to speak with a less nasal voice. Lance does a great job of explaining what is happening mechanically when you produce sound with your voice, and how to manipulate your voice by manipulating muscles in your mouth/throat. He also gave me exercises to help me develop a feel for controlling these muscles, which have been helpful.

I’ve only had 3 lessons so far, and I’ve already had someone tell my that my voice sounds significantly better / less nasal, so I’m very happy with the results Lance has helped me produce so far!
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Jacob S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Awarded Jussi Bjorling - Piano Performance from Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BA Music from Concordia College
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Jacob S.

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Knowledge and experience in alto saxophone.

About Jacob

Scroll down and check out my video introduction! I have my B.A. in music, currently pursuing Master of Arts in Music Composition, and I have been teaching lessons for 15 years. I am a professional Singer, Composer and Piano/Voice Teacher. I have coached students to the Voice and taught completely

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Alexandra
Everything went well until we decided to do in home classes. After we paId him upfront he canceled a couple of time then he rescheduled a virtual class where he never showed up, we texted him and 20 minutes later he sent a text letting us know he was too busy And couldn’t continue teaching my daughter. We asked for the refund which we haven’t received yet. He is a good teacher just very unprofessional. we didn’t lose that much money but he hurt my daughter since she looking forward to learn from him. I wouldn’t recommend him.
Nickson Severe
Great instructor.
Jonathan W.
Jacob does a really good job teaching saxophone lessons. He is very good with young kids.
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Leonardo B.

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Starting at $38
  • B.A. in Music Performance from Mississippi Valley State University
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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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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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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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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"Jonathan is enjoying his saxophone lessons with Matt. Keep up the good work!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Matthew H.
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"Lucas did a great job and was very helpful."
Mark
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson with Max."
Larry
Took Saxophone lessons from Max S.
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"A really talented teacher!"
Bear
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Rebecca is a friendly yet professional instructor. I felt at ease. She has a natural easy way of correcting errors. And has unique ideas about practicing to correct mistakes. I would recommend her to anyone seeking lessons."
Mike
Took Saxophone lessons from Rebecca F.
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"I took lessons with Mr. Hudson for 2 years as he introduced and advanced my knowledge of being a great jazz musician. I appreciate that he had my goals in mind and let me be the leader of my own lessons, but also always knew where to guide me when I was lost."
Jacob
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael H.
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"My son Kelly loves working with Micheal. Its fun, relaxed and easygoing. He couldn't be happier. Highly recommend!"
Julie
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"My 10 years old son is learning Saxophone with Sarah. Sarah is very considerate and professional. 5 star."
Jerry
Took Saxophone lessons from Sarah S.
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"Notes from 10 year old student:
Very flexible and caters the lesson to what you want to learn. Clear instructions and easy to understand. Lets you learn at your own pace."
Lincoln
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"He is a great teacher! He truly loves what he does, you can tell! This makes for a great experience for learning...
We can definitely recommend Michael!"
Liam
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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