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Lessons offered by Alex
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
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Taught subjects
  • Jazz Improvisation
Levels
  • All Levels

Alex - Battersea - Jazz Improvisation

Methodology

When you decide to teach to someone, it comes with a great deal of responsibility and accountability. You simply cannot afford to cut corners as you are helping to shape someone else's future.

- Which subject(s) do you teach?

Rock, Pop, Jazz, Classical guitar.
Music Technology
Music Theory
Maths
German
Italian

- Tell me about your qualifications.

HND Equivalent in digital automation and electronics.
First two years of Civil Engineering. Exams passed: Mathematics 1, Physics 1, Microeconomics
Guitar Diploma in Rock Fusion from AIM Vienna (GIT Institute). Studied under Wayne Brasel (Peter Erskin Trio), Shawn Lane (God bless his soul), Herb Hellies, Joey Taffolla

- How much do you charge?

I charge a flat fee of £32 for 50 minutes lesson

- Where do you teach?

I'll be teaching here at Swift which is a beautiful and well established mastering and post-production studio.

- When are you available?

Ideally on Wednesday, but any day can be considered

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

I have taught students ranging fromYr7 up to adults of the age of 70!

- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?

GCSE, A Level and BTEC Level 2 and 3

- Do you have a personal message for students?

Apply yourself to the best of your ability in whatever makes you feel good!

Experience

- What kind of experience do you have?

I have been involved in teaching BTEC level 2 in music for 5 years. I have been teaching guitar up to A level between 2000 and 2009.
As a professional I have been working with:

Craig David, Matt Johnson (Jamiroquai), Bill Bruford (King Crimson, Yes), Pete And The Pirates, Lethal Bizzle, Donaeo, The Invisibles, Ska Cubano, My Vitriol, Natalie Anderson, Dana Gillespie, Sandeep Ravel, Agent Sumo, Mothlite, Kyza , Steven Severin (Siouxie and the Banshees), Channel 4, Sky, BBC, Granada TV, David Toop, Diane Charlemange (Goldie), DJ Plump, Exodus 77 (Beta Bend), Cameron Pierre, Alex Wilson, Simon Fisher Turner (SFT), Tiger Lilies, Alpha Matrix, David K (Killing Joke), Yat-Kha, Simon Wallace, The Klaxons, Los Fakires, Kittu Tejwant, 14th Floor, Virgin, Fingelickin' Records, BBC, Walt Disney, George Kallis, Aethenor, Mothlite, Southern records, VHF Records, Dented Records, Krystal System, Natalie Anderson, Alan Prosser, Fish Records, Candid Records.

Music credits:
Bespoke music composition for : Toyota, BBC, Swarovski, Caterpillar, BT, SKY, JML, Walt Disney , “I'll Sleep When I am Dead” featuring Clive Owen and Charlotte Rempling music by SFT and additional music by A Balzama (music and guitars), “My Kingdom” featuring Richard Harris and V Redgraves (engineering and guitars)

- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?

No, expired in 2010 after I left teaching in 2009

- Where and with whom did you train?

Wayne Brasel, Herb Hellies, Shawn Lane, Joey Tafolla, Milan Polak

- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

PRS

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £32/h
Lessons offered by Alex
Individual
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Jazz Improvisation
Levels
  • All Levels

Alex's CV

• Guitar Diploma at AIM (Vienna)
• PRS

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