SAXOPHONE LESSONS IN BRISTOL AND YATTON
Learnt as a child and want another go? Always wondered 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 from his base in Yatton, North Somerset, or is happy to travel to students homes subject to travel costs and time, this includes the Bristol and Bath areas.
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
The price for an hours lesson is £30, and £10 for a half hour introductory "try it and see" session. 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 a half hour trial lesson for £10 and see how they get on. Martin is happy to provide instruments for this lesson and if you wish to continue he can help source a saxophone to suit your budget.
Saxophone rental is also available.
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.