Information About Kenton - Milton Keynes teacher - (13 reviews)
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I've toured with bands signed and unsigned including Grace Kennedy and David Grant amongst others on sessions for tv and radio.
My passion is smooth jazz re-creating the sounds of Grover Washington and Dave Koz. However sessions for jazz trio and quartets, mainly
for corporate functions - keeps my playing balanced
West end musician in the show the buddy holly story and guest band member on the ship the aurora
Currently running my own band - shades in jade
I'm CRB checked and willing to travel
Just finished a year long UK and European tour in the show 'Soul Sister'
peripatetic tutoring for shire music services from 1997 to current day
teaching saxophone, clarinet and flute for schools in London
Music should always be fun and practical. I don't shy away from scales and arpeggios but they are always taught from the perspective of immediate use in improvisation. I find the jazz syllabus of trinty and abrsm to be wide and engaging enough for most pupils to enjoy the pieces and still take the grade exams if they wish to and of course the wider range of popular to classical is also well covered.
I Always use current pop and rock songs to keep learning relevant to music currently trending.
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References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- University of Hertfordshire (2010) - Composition & Media (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
- University of Hertfordshire (2007) - PG in music technology (PGCE) (✘ Not On File)
- Goldsmiths University (1982) - Diploma in Jazz composition (PGCE) (✘ Not On File)
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As a senior student I find your approach suits me well.
I would highly recommend you for one to one saxophone lessons.
I would have no reservations in recommending him.