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Nat S.

Manchester, MA

$60/hour

Nat Music Lessons for any instrument or level

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Berklee School of Music
Music education

Education

Berklee School of Music (Music education)

About Nat

Bluejay Recording Artist Nat has been involved professionally in music for over 35 years as a music teacher, performing artist, recording artist, record producer, record label owner, arranger and composer. He has written many music books and hundreds of arrangements for musicians of all levels. He has experience in virtually all styles of music.

His entire family is involved in the arts. His Mom was a painter and violinist in the Cape Ann Symphony, his Dad was an actor and a writer. His Uncle was an actor under contract to Cecil B. DeMille and appeared in several Hollywood movies with Gary Cooper and Paulette Godard. He was educated at the Berklee School of Music. He also studied privately with John Payne, Jerry Bergonzi, Houston Person, Buddy Tate, Arnett Cobb, Eddie lockjaw Davis, Eddie Cleanhead Vinson. He has recorded 15 CDs as a leader. His CD Crescent City was the #1 Record on Jazz Radio Charts coast to coast in 2002 and #35 of all jazz Records released in that year. He performed on “Good Morning America” as part of the Mardi Gras coverage. He has performed in New Orleans at Jazzfest, Satchfest, and major venues including Tipitinas, Snug Harbor, and the House of Blues and with the Neville Brothers and the Marsalis family. Also in New York City at The Village Vanguard with Buddy Tate and Scott Hamilton, Birdland with the Count Basie Band, the Lester Young Tribute Concert in NYC, and Cecil’s Jazz Club in New Jersey. He headlined at Boston’s “Steppin’ Out” concert sharing the stage with Delfeayo Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Tito Puente Jr. and many others, and at the Jazz Week festival in Boston sharing the stage with Max Weinberg from the "Late Nite" with Conan O'Brian Show.

Primarily a saxophonist he also performs on and teaches Piano, Guitar, Double Bass, Bass Guitar, Drums, Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, harmonica, Banjo, Mandolin, Steel Drums, Congas, Pandeiro, and voice.

He can help you learn Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Guitar, Upright Bass, Bass Guitar, Drums, Voice, Harmonica, Banjo, Mandolin, and percussion lessons. All styles of Music: Jazz, Blues, Rock, Pop, R&B, Souls, Funk, Latin, Music Theory, Harmony, Jazz harmony for piano and guitar, chord melody, improvisation, Bass styles, drum styles, soloing.

Please contact him for more information and to schedule lessons.
Bluejay Recording Artist Nat has been involved professionally in music for over 35 years as a music teacher, performing artist, recording artist, record producer, record label owner, arranger and composer. He has written many music books and hundreds of arrangements for musicians of all Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Manchester, MA 01944

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Clarinet

I've been Performing and teaching clarinet for over 30 years.
I have performed in Jazz Clubs in Boston, NYC and
New Orleans and Jazz festivals.
Studied at Berklee School of Music in Boston.
Also studied clarinet with Buddy Tate, from the Count Basie Band, and Buddy DeFranco.

Composition (Music)

I have composed over sixty songs including lyrics.
Many of the appear on major Jazz Recordings including my song which went to #1 on Jazz Radio. Studied at Berklee School of Music.

Ear Training

I have been teaching Ear Training for over 30 years. I studied at Berklee School of Music and with Jamie Aebersold.

Flute

I performed and taught on flute for over thirty years.
I studied at Berklee School of Music. I also studied with Frank Foster of the Count Basie Band.
I taught flute at Scotti Music for over 20 years. I teach flute students at my studio and also online.

Guitar

I performed and taught guitar for over 30 years. I studied with Bobby Hebb. I teach all styles of music.

Piano

I have been performing and teaching piano for over 30 years.
I studied at Berklee School of music. I also studied with Ray Bryant, Ray Santisi, and Bobby Hebb.
I have taught over 200 piano students of all ages. Many of my former students are now music educators and professional performing musicians who play in New York, Hong Kong, LA, Europe and the Caribbean.

Saxophone

I have been performing and teaching Saxophone for over 30 years. I studied with Buddy Tate, Arnett Cobb, Eddie cleanhead Vinson, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Jerry Bergonzi. I have recorded over 15 CDs as a leader. I performed with the Count Basie Band, Dianna Krall, The Neville Brothers, the Marsalis Family, Bobby Hebb in NYC, Boston, New Orleans.

Berklee School of Music
Music education

Education

Berklee School of Music (Music education)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nat will travel within 5 miles of Manchester, MA 01944.