SAXOPHONE LESSONS IN BRISTOL, BATH AND SOMERSET
Did you learn as a child and would like to play again ? Did you always wonder if you had it in you to play – you will never know unless you try. Lessons are designed to meet your needs - Popular music, Classical, Jazz and Rock covered.
And yes, you will be able to read music!
Martin Genge offers saxophone lessons at students homes, and covers Bristol and Somerset.
Martin teaches from Beginner basics to advanced jazz and rock soloing and improvisation with lessons given at a pace and frequency that suits you. He will work with you to produce a Music Learning Plan with clear, achievable targets to reach which can be reviewed at regular intervals. Students are developed not only to play an instrument but to become good, informed, competent musicians.
Informal concerts and rehearsals are arranged to enable students to play in front of family and friends either playing solos or duets, trios or quartets. Music ranges from Jazz and Swing to Bohemian Rhapsody !
The price for an hours lesson is £30. Vouchers are also available to buy a lesson(s) as a gift for that special occasion !
GETTING STARTED WITH SAXOPHONE LESSONS
Students can start with an introductory lesson where Martin can provide a sax for this lesson and if you wish to continue he can help source a saxophone to suit your budget for as little as £200.
YOUR FIRST LESSONS
See how a saxophone works - Keys, Crooks, Pads, springs, pearls, corks
All about reeds and mouthpieces
Blowing – how to breathe life into the beast !
Introduce you to your ears….
Lets Play! from today you start the road to becoming a musician.
Your first notes
Your first walkthrough the world of written music (not as scary as you thought..?)
Rock, Pop, Jazz, Classical… it's all based on scales and arpeggios
MOVING ON, HEARTS AND MINDS
~ It’s all about commitment, patience and fun ! ~
~ Preferred learning styles become clearer and we adjust our approach to get top results ~
~ We develop your own repertoire of songs you like playing most
and get it sounding as best they can be ~
BECOMING AN ACCOMPLISHED MUSICIAN
HOW ARE YOU DOING?
What do you know – did you think you’d be able to play like this when you had your first lesson?
The answers is usually no…
Let’s study some of the great sax players, Who were/are they ?, Why do they sound sooooo good ?
We can start to play some of their great solos from recordings and transpositions
Time to get together with other musicians?
Let’s look at the local and regional scene and contacts.