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Saxophone and jazz theory, improvisation and composition.

Saxophone at any level. Improvisation and jazz theory. 1-2-1 and/ or ensemble tutoring. Personal development programmes with a learning plan and bespoke materials. Student sets agenda and targets, pace and depth. Dynamic levels of engagement with the subject of the instrument and the artistic intention.

Extra information

face-to-face or online - regular or flexible - my music studio preferred location, although East Sussex onsite available with travel time and cost covered

Location

At teacher's location: Tumulus Road, Saltdean, Brighton BN2 8FS, UK

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Professional session and jazz saxophonist
Experienced and qualified teacher at all levels.
Online or at home.
Bespoke programs.
Ensemble coaching.
Composition and theory.

Education

All clarinet and saxophone grades at Distinction
BA Hons, York University
PGCE
Organising tutor and course leader of several established jazz courses.
Experienced professional and session musician.

Experience / Qualifications

BAFTA nominated/ all music grades/ o-level and A-level Music/ PGCE grade 1 Qualified and inducted teacher. Primary to post-graduate.

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