Saxophone, Music Theory, Composition, Improvisation & Jazz Improvisation Teacher in Birmingham
Email: [email protected]
Graduate from the BMus Jazz Course of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
Offering in-person and online lessons for all ages and abilities. Ranging from complete beginner to advanced. My lessons offer a very personal learning experience that is tailored to your tastes and needs. Learn your favourite songs or new techniques/concepts that you want to explore. I can teach all abilities from beginner to advanced, with a focus having fun exploring music. Topics can range from learning songs, instrumental technique, improvisation, music theory, song writing and composition/arrangement. We can work either from my own syllabus or towards ABRSM and Trinity graded exams.
I believe that music education must be fun and accessible to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. I love to share my years of experience with students and hope I can pass on my love for music to them. I am a saxophonist with 16 years of experience playing a wide variety of genres from jazz to pop to classical. As a gigging professional musician, I have many years of experience playing in live settings to all sizes of audiences. I place a strong emphasis on listening to music and developing your skills as an all-round musician. This includes ear-training, rhythm, instrumental technique, transcription, theory, composition, and much more!
Music Qualifications & Achievements:
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire – BMus (Hons) Jazz – First Class
I teach my lessons from a teaching space located in Birmingham, B29 6EN, UK. My full teaching address will be provided upon your first lesson booking. I also offer online and mobile music lessons (subject to my availability and your location). For more information about my music lessons simply get in touch.
To book your first lesson with me, or to find out more about my music lessons, don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing me on [email protected].
“I have played with David for many years and he is always punctual and reliable. Furthermore, he is a succinct and well learned teacher and musician. Not only a saxophone player, David is an expert in Jazz and improvising with a deep knowledge of some of the most profound methods of improvising.”
“David has been performing in bands that I run for about 10 years and has always shown himself to be dependable and reliable. He is a top quality player with a good knowledge of music, making him very well suited to being a successful teacher.”
“I’ve been playing with the Dave for years now, and on top of being a high level saxophonist skilled with both reading music and improvising, he has a deep understanding of the theory behind it and is a talented composer/arranger and an excellent band leader. On top of this, he has an infectious passion for all things creative!”
“David brings his massive talent and enthusiasm into his Saxophone teaching. He is patient and knowledgeable and he has a knack for bringing out the best in his students- all delivered with humility and a sense of humour.”