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Marty G. - Saxophone Teacher
$60per hour

Jazz Saxophone Teacher

Marty's lessons:

Saxophone

Saxophone Lessons

Students will learn to proficiently play, notate, and analyze music while also developing a steady practice routine on any Saxophone (and any other instrument as well).
Weekly lessons will include:
-Basic Ear Training.
-Understanding/ Application of scales and chords.
-Improvisational exercises.
-Playing of Classical and Jazz.
-Studying of pieces geared directly towards the individual student.

Levels
Beg
Int
Adv
Specialties
Classical
Jazz
Practice Routine
Theory
improvisation
technique
Ages
12 to 50

Overview

Studying Music Ed., Music Business, and Jazz improvisation at both Western Illinois University and South Suburban College, Marty has been playing throughout the Chicago music scene for 15 years. He has studied with some of the finest musicians including Mike Pendowski, Chris Vidala, Ellis Marsalis, Marc Colby, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Kris Meyers and Joel Cummins (Umphrey's McGee), Fareed Haque (Math Games), and many, many more. Currently, Mr. Gierczyk plays all over the Midwest with multiple projects, one being the Chicago Funk Mafia.

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Education

Jazz Performance

Dec 2008 - Dec 2010Columbia College Chicago

Music Education

Sep 2006 - Nov 2008Western Illinois University

Awards

Woody Herman Jazz Award

January 2002Carla Bollinger

Excellence in Jazz

Louis Armstrong Jazz Award

November 2007Donald Shupe

Excellence in Jazz Performance and Leadership

Languages Spoken

  • GermanProfessional Proficiency

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Music Garage
Chicago, IL
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Marty travels up to 25 miles to a student's home
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