Information About Arnaud - Peckham teacher
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Arnaud is a Belgian born saxophonist and composer based in London. Since he arrived in the UK in 2013, Arnaud performed as a sideman and as a leader with the renowned jazz musicians Zoe Rahman, Mark Lockheart, Simon Purcell, Mick Foster, Dave Wickins and Moses Boyd.
Arnaud studied at Trinity Laban Conservatoire where was awarded the Jon Hassal prize for jazz in 2015 before graduating in 2016.
His latest work as a bandleader ‘Serendip’ is a project that reflects Arnaud’s early influences from the ‘Symphony Fantastique’ by Berlioz. ‘Serendip’ cultivates the essence of program music using the Persian tale ‘The Three Princes of Serendip’ as an extra-musical narrative.
Since its start in 2017 ‘Serendip’ played at Jazz in The Round, The Vortex Jazz Club, Jazz Live at The crypt amongst others and released its first album ‘The Tale’ at Total Refreshment Centre in May 2018. Chris Phillips and Jez Nelson played the album multiple times on their radio program ‘The Blue Print’ and ‘Somethin’ Else’ at Jazz FM.
Arnaud also took part in the ‘Jazz Directors Series 3’ with Zoe Rahman and toured in the North West of England.
He is the host of a monthly jam at Jazz live at the Crypt in Camberwell.
Arnaud has over 5 years experience in teaching one to one lessons.
He developed a method of practice that he teaches thoroughly to students of all levels. This method can be applied to pupils preparing for the ABRSM or Trinity College grades and also helps to prepare for higher education entrances examination.
The method follows three steps:
1) Sound (Tones exercises covering the whole range of the instrument)
2) Technique (Scales, Arpeggios, Repertoire and Improvisation technique and Music Theory)
3) Rhythm (Rhythmic exercises to practice with and without the instrument)
This method helps students of all ages to understand the core elements required in learning the saxophone but also the basics of music theory required in any genre of music.
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- Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (2016) - 2:1 (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)