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Instruments Taught

Clarinet

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Saxophone

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Music Theory

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Composition

Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

Personal Description:

Joe . Highly trained jazz saxophonist, multi-reeds musician, performer and educator.

As a professional jazz saxophonist Joe has performed in festivals, on TV and Radio in the UK and Internationally. He has performed on behalf of the Welsh government across Wales and in China and has had the privilege to perform with jazz musicians Mark Guiliana, Drew Gress, Avashai Cohen (Trumpet), Geoff Simkins, Iain Ballamy, Osian Roberts, Keith Tippett and Steve Waterman.

Joe is a jazz saxophone tutor at Junior Conservatoire of the prestigious Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and is currently writing and performing with various projects (Tuk Tuk, Banshee, Super Chango, The Hotsteppers, Jazzbos). Occasionally he works with theatre and/or dance groups, helping compose music for movement or background in productions, previous projects include Shakespeare's 'Measure For Measure' (Sherman Cymru) and 'Mr and Mrs Lampshade' (Dirty Fit Grannies).

Tutored by many UK and International artists including: Iain Ballamy, Geoff Simkins, Martin France, Ben Wendel, Walter Smith III, David Binney, Mark Turner, George Garzone, Mark Guiliana, Avashai Cohen and Drew Gress.

Performed as part of many Jazz groups, Pop/Funk bands (Super Chango, What It Is), Orchestras, Theatre/Musical companies, Dance companies and as a solo artist. Clients/Venues include: Only Men Aloud, The Senedd (National Assembly of Wales), Nutella, Brecon International Jazz Festival, Wales Millennium Centre, Derry International Jazz Festival, La Spezia International Jazz Festival, Tuscia International Jazz Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, National Saxophone Choir of Great Britain, CBSO, Troyfest, Protein Dance Company.

Tutoring Experience:

BMus (Hons) Jazz Saxophone - RWCMD

Current Jazz Saxophone Tutor at the Junior Conservatoire of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and a woodwind tutor for Cardiff and Vale Music Service (CAVMS)

As well as individual tuition I have helped run and organise various workshops with youth jazz ensembles and big bands across South Wales.

11 years of teaching experience - Full DBS Check

Tutoring Approach:

Whether you'd like to take on every grade, learn the ins and outs of musical theory or whether you'd just like to play for fun, these lesson will be tailored to the individuals personality and personal learning process, while always looking to make each lesson enjoyable and rewarding for every pupil.
Ranging from Beginner to Advanced/Professional levels, in a any style from Classical through to Jazz, Pop and beyond.

I can provide a step by step guide to improve the smallest detail of your performance, technique or musical knowledge OR we can just run through your favourite disney/pop tunes. It's up to you.

Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • RWCMD (2010) - BMus (Hons) (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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