Lesson Studio


All skill levels are accepted. Students will focus on saxophone technique, various musical styles/genres such as classical, swing, rock, latin, as well as improvisation.

For lesson policies and costs, please click on "Lesson Policies" below.

Private lessons are also available via FaceTime or Skype.

Michael’s view’s of teaching Jazz Improvisation: Master's Research Project

For advanced students, here is an example of a Transcribed Solo of Bergonzi, Coltrane, and Dexter Gordon on the tune:  "Like Someone In Love" Solo Analysis of Dex/Trane/Gonz!


*Students: See below for the  Major Scales Sheet, as well as Blues Scales in every key.
*Also posted are some essential improvisation accompaniments.


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10 Share-A-Key.mp3
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Mike Walk,
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Mike Walk,
Apr 16, 2012, 8:12 AM
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Dominant Seventh Moving In Fourths.mp3
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Mike Walk,
Apr 16, 2012, 8:35 AM
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Mike Walk,
Jun 8, 2012, 8:25 AM
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Mike Walk,
Apr 12, 2012, 6:04 AM
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Major Moving In Fourths.mp3
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Mike Walk,
Apr 16, 2012, 8:34 AM
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Mike Walk,
Apr 16, 2012, 8:12 AM
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Minor Moving In Fourths.mp3
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Mike Walk,
Apr 16, 2012, 8:34 AM
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Minor ii-V-i Moving In Fourths.mp3
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Mike Walk,
Apr 16, 2012, 8:34 AM
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Mike Walk,
May 2, 2012, 12:19 PM
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Mike Walk,
May 17, 2017, 7:43 AM