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Private saxophone lessons, jazz and classical, for all levels.

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Graduated from a Master's degree and a double Bachelor degree from the Conservatorium of Amsterdam, I can help you develop your technical skills on the saxophone, your harmonical and rhythmical knowledge, your understanding and improvisation skills, through a pedagogical method that follows the student's aspirations, starting from wherever the student is, and moving on from there step by step.

I address my lessons to all levels, from complete beginners, to those who have never heard of music.

Location

At teacher's location: Goudsbloemstraat
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:French, English

About Me

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Born in Nice, France, in 1993, Adrien studied classical music from an early age (playing cello, studying harmony) before to integrate professionnaly French Riviera's jazz scene from the age of 16, on bass and saxophone.
He moved to Amsterdam in 2013 to expend his musical horizons and entered the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Benedict Gelder, Jasper Blom, Simon Rigter or Joris Roelofs, graduated in 2017 from a double bachelor in jazz saxophone and electric bass in 2019 from a Master degree in jazz saxophone.
During this years, he worked on integrating the Dutch jazz scene and developing his musical identity. He participated in various projects after working with his band (Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, Uldis Vitols Sextet, Little Olifant ...) and got the opportunity to perform in such places as "Bimhuis", "Meer Jazz Festival", "Amsterdam Jazz Fest "," Doek Festival "or the" North Sea Jazz Festival ". Alex Sipiagin, John and Gerald Clayton, Bob Mintzer, Ben Wendell, Seamus Blake, and many others. During his studies at the CvA, Barry Harris, Dick Oatts or Terell Stafford, also had the opportunity to learn from the greatest masters.
He obtained the "Best Soloist Price" from the "Keep An Eye International Jazz Competition" in 2019 in Amsterdam.
He played a couple of tours, with his own projects, and several tours in Greece in 2017 (Thessaloniki, Corfu, Kozani Jazz Festival), South Korean tours in 2018 and 2019, and gets to play regularly in several other european countries as well (Hungary, Belgium, Italy ...).
Meeting Jimmy Halperin in 2019 (one of the heaviest "Tristano follower"), they started collaborating on a book about Lennie Tristano's conceptions and practices.
He released his first album as a leader "Adrien Quartet: Reflections" in October 2019 on the Parisian label "Jazz Family".

Education

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Master degree: Jazz saxophone (Conservatorium van Amsterdam)
Bachelor degree: Jazz saxophone (Conservatorium van Amsterdam)
Bachelor degree: Jazz electric bass (Conservatorium van Amsterdam)
DEM: Jazz saxophone (Conservatory of Nice)
DEM: Jazz electric bass (Conservatory of Nice)
BEM: Pop music (Conservatory of Nice)
BEM: Classical cello (Conservatory of Nice)

Experience / Qualifications

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- Teaching privately since 2010
- Performing on stage internally since 2009 (international stage experience)
- Involved in music for 19 years

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Adrien is a very good and patient teacher, I loved my first lesson with him! He gave me a lot of useful advices to improve my technique and my sound. Also he is a really very skilled musician. I highly recommend to take saxophone lessons from him.

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