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Why I Became a Tutor

When I purchased my first saxophone in1982 I was seventeen and had never even held a sax before....

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Music: Hidden Benefits Above and Beyond the Sound

Most people love some music whether listening or playing and whether classical, pop, jazz, rock...

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The Art of Practice

At every stage of musical education, from the first moment we pick up an instrument to the end...

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Developing a Good Sound

Having a great sound is one of the most important assets of a good sax player. The best way to...

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  • Evgeny Strigalev Central Westminster, WC2R Gold Member

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    My aim as a teacher is to provide a relaxed but focused environment to guide students in achieving their own goals, helping them to improve their technique, improvisational skills and develop their own style. Beginner to advanced levels are welcome.
  • David Zucchi Putney, SW15 Gold Member

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    I have a great deal of experience teaching a variety of styles and instruments. Whether you are new to your instrument and music in general, preparing for examinations, or just playing for fun, I will work with you to achieve your goals!
  • Rob Cox Wollaton, NG9 Gold Member

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    I am a Nottingham and Derby based musician and teacher for both Clarinet and Saxophone. I perform regularly all over the region and have a private teaching practice. I can tailor your lessons to suit your needs, location and availability.
  • Louis - Piano, Sax & Theory Central London, W1J Gold Member

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    I'm an English pianist offering lessons on a grand piano from my studio in Central London, close to Mayfair. Learn for fun or for more serious pursuits- I teach Jazz piano and Classical piano both from absolute beginner to the most advanced student.
  • Daniel Ehrlich Crouch End, N8

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    Hello! I'm a young, enthusiastic saxophonist/clarinetist and composer from a classical and jazz background who's ready to teach any musical skills you want to throw at me.
  • Grant Irvine Rickmansworth, WD3 Gold Member

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    I am a friendly teacher with 10 years teaching experience; a father myself I teach students of all ages and abilities. Wether you are a hobbyists, looking to sit grades or keen to learn an instrument later on in life I'd be delighted to help!
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Saxophone Articles

  • The Practice 'Hour' Editor's Pick

    Saxophone Teacher (South East London) Picture I have recently put a lot of thought into the use of my own practice time. The 'hour' can be more of a symbolic time frame, rather than exactly one hour; in other words, however long you have to practise for. The following is a suggested breakdown of the time - I have found this to be very...
  • Cutting down the amount of information

    Saxophone Teacher (South West London) Picture When first practicing scales i find students always have problems with the amount of information they can take in. I have learntĀ from other teachers to lessen the amount of information by splitting scales into bitesize chunks. The simplest way to do this is to chop a scale in half. If we are in...
  • Getting Into Good Habits on the Sax

    Saxophone Teacher (South West London) Picture I believe the most effective way to learn an instrument is to keep good habits when practising. If students hold good habits from the beginning their progression will be much more efficient. One way to achieve this is to always play the Saxophone with a very strong and full sound. Every time you...


  • Music Exam Nerves Editor's Pick

    Richard Mulhearn Saxophone Teacher (Paisley) Picture It's quite natural to feel some nervousness before an exam or a performance. It proves that playing music means a great deal to you and that you're aware of the challenge that you are about to face. Start thinking of this nervousness as a positive emotion.... easier said than done perhaps, but...
  • What's Your Story? Part One: Sound Editor's Pick

    Saxophone Teacher (Twickenham) Picture WHAT'S YOUR STORY? PART ONE :SOUND Making a sound with your saxophone which pleases you is the first, and probably the most important, step in your journey into the world of jazz improvisation. Without it, you end up fighting every note you play, so that the flow of notes formulating your...
  • Starting out on the Sax

    Saxophone Teacher (Brighton) Picture When students come to me I really only ever make one suggestion. Come with a song that you want to learn. It can be daunting, when first starting out, to see how you're ever going to make this complicated piece of plumbing ever make a sound, let alone one that sounds musical. Having a goal is...