Teaching

Learn the elements of the Art of Improvisation with former Buddy Rich Orchestra alumnus pianist Joe Azarello. He is currently accepting a limited number of students for private piano lessons and electronic keyboard instruction for beginning and intermediate levels. Lessons will cover the subjects of Jazz, Popular and Classical piano, beginning and intermediate Music Theory. Instruction also includes ear training, soloing, reading Fake Book chord changes and how to practice the Blues. Joe has over 45 years experience teaching private and group lessons and has taught clinics and Jazz camps for the San Diego Jazz Artist Guild and the Young Audiences School Concerts. Lessons in soloing and Jazz Improvisation skills are also available for guitar, bass, drums and all wind&brass instruments. 1-619-955-8677

Are you a Frustrated Musician who sat in a Big Band for years and always wished you could solo better?

I am now offering Jazz and Blues improvisational lessons for all instruments including drums for Beginning and Intermediate levels

 

Lessons will cover : *All aspects of soloing and the Swing Feel
*Scales / Rudiments related to understanding Chord Symbols
*What, how to practice and what to listen for
*Self teaching aids, Play Along and Computer Software
*The Blues as the “the perfect right place to start”

As part our lessons we will go out into the musical community and meet and talk to the local musicians and get a hands on look at the business and “the real world of music”!

Price adjusted to accommodate the economic conditions! .

 

I am now Vocal Coaching, Accompanying and helping Singers organize their Acts.

Are you a frustrated vocalist who would like to put all the pieces of the puzzle together? Would you like to become the Singer you always dreamed of and get yourself out into the music business, but don’t know how? I Can Help!

Sessions will cover:
* Background tracks to practice your material with
*Putting together your repertoire, choosing songs in any style
*Finding comfortable keys to sing in
*What, how to Practice and Presenting a Song
*Counting off your song+communicating with the musicians
*”Finding Gigs”
As part our lessons we will go out into the musical community and meet and talk to the other local Singers and musicians and get a hands on look at the business and “the real world of music”!