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I offer lessons in:

  • Classical Saxophone
  • Jazz Saxophone
     
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    Sam GatlinOffering private lessons in
    SLIDELL, Louisiana
    About MeContact Me
    Introduction
    Sam Gatlin-Saxophone Lessons
    Saxophone Lessons-
    Developing a Good Practice Routine
    Tone Production
    Improvisation
    Reading
    Ear Training
    Proper Embouchure
    Reed Selection/Mouthpiece/Saxophone Selection
    Honor Band and College Band Prep for young students
    Music Business and Recording Services for advanced players
    ...and much more


    My Teaching Background
    Sam studied with Tony Dagradi and Ward smith while attending De La Salle high school in New Orleans.
    Sam studied with Griffin Campbell while attending LSU where he was a member of The Golden Band From Tiger Land, the LSU Symphonic Band, and LSU Jazz Ensemble.
    Sam toured Europe when he was 17 with the United States Collegiate Wind Band.
    Sam has performed professionally for 20 years throughout the Gulf Coast.

    My Teaching Philosophy
    Long Tones
    Chromatic Exercises
    Scales
    Technique
    Motifs
    Improvisation


    Rates And Availability
    Call 504-881-4524 for an appointment

    $50 for a 1 Hour/6 Part Lesson:
    Part 1. Long Tones (Approximate time: 5 minutes)
    Part 2. Chromatic Exercises (Approximate time: 5 minutes)
    Part 3. Scales (Approximate time: 15 minutes)
    Part 4. Technique (Approximate time: 15 minutes)
    Part 5. Motifs (Approximate time: 10 minutes)
    Part 6. Improvisation (Approximate time: 10 minutes)
    $75 for a 2 Hour/6 Part Lesson:
    Part 1. Long Tones (Approximate time: 5 minutes)
    Part 2. Chromatic Exercises (Approximate time: 25 minutes)
    Part 3. Scales (Approximate time: 30 minutes)
    Part 4. Technique (Approximate time: 15 minutes)
    Part 5. Motifs (Approximate time: 30 minutes)
    Part 6. Improvisation (Approximate time: 15 minutes)