Teaches: Saxophone, Clarinet & Flute
Styles: Classical, Pop & Traditional
Specializes in: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
To Contact Jacob:413.543.1002 - Ext 339
Musical Achievements:Jacob Weiner has been teaching and performing music in the Pioneer Valley for 20 years. Originally from the greater Boston area, Jake is an experienced player of many styles including classical, rock, pop, jazz, blues, r&b, funk, soul, folk, reggae, ska, afrobeat, salsa and merengue. He began his musical studies in 1986 with the tenor saxophone, which he continued at Westfield State College. Since that time he has performed across New England with many local groups including SMA, Longshot, Wolfgang, the Tinkers, Steve Westfield Slow Band, Raider Eddie and the Skeletones featuring the Infamous "Bull Horns", The Skeletones featuring Charles Neville, Orquesta El Nuevo Impacto, and the New England Swing & Soul Orchestra. Current performance endeavors include the groups FlavaEvolution, the Impulse, Shokazoba, Chocolate Peach, and Fever.
Approach to Teaching:Why are you here? What do you want from your lesson? What do you hope to achieve? Do you need help with your band music, or would you like to go beyond it, deeper into music, and learn more than what you already understand? Either way, your lesson with me will focus on proper application of basic techniques. I will teach you the instrument, melody, rhythm and the music theory needed to follow your passion and achieve your musical goals.
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