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Teaches Saxophone, Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory, Clarinet, Flute, Piano

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Teaches at:
Levels Taught

All, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Favorite Instruments

Sax, Keyboard, Bass Clarinet, Electric Guitar, Upright Bass, Percussion, Synthesizer, Harp

Areas of Instruction

Saxophone, Jazz Improvisation, Music Theory, Clarinet, Flute, Piano

Favorite Bands

John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, Hector Lavoe, Billie Holiday, Django Reinhardt, Steve Coleman, Maceo Parker, Charlie Parker, Radiohead, Fela Kuti, Fania All Stars, Stevie Wonder, Wayne Shorter, The Beatles, Bjork and many many others


Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University, Private studies and masterclasses in NYC and Houston

Current Projects

dustlights (ambient jazz trio on Ropeadope record label), Wi'Deya (reggae), Los Guerreros de La Musica (Latin Fusion Rock), NICO (indy rock), Nostalgia Sextet (hard bop jazz)

Teaching Experience

Spring Woods High School Sax Sectionals Instructor, Union City Music Project Flute/Clarinet Instructor, Sessions Music Woodwinds Instructor, MusicStart Piano Classes Instructor

Specialties / Genres Taught

Fundamentals of Saxophone, Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, All Genres that include saxophone

Performance Experience

Freelance saxophone professional in New York City 2005-Present., Tours to Brazil / Europe / United States., Recording session artist / composer / arranger.

About Joe

Houston Music & Arts 713-996-7993 Houston TX