Teacher: Matthew Silberman
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Location New York, NY, US
State/Province New York
Country United States
Affiliation Matthew Silberman has been around music his entire life, attending his mother's opera performances while in utero. He began his formal musical training with the piano and later the clarinet, eventually falling in love with the saxophone at age 13. Silberman grew up in Los Angeles, CA., and attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, as well as playing in the L.A. Multi-School Jazz Band. He then attended the New School University Jazz and Contemporary Music Program in New York City, and currently resides in Brooklyn. Matthew has performed with Billy Higgins, Nancy Wilson, Roy Hargrove, Robert Hurst, Gregory Tardy, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Patrice Rushen, Bobby Sanabria, and contemporaries such as Logan Richardson, Tommy Crane, Greg Ruggiero, Frank LoCrasto, Chris Tordini, Jonathan Finlayson, Tyshawn Sorey, Mike Pinto, Becca Stevens, Nir Felder, and Alan Hampton among many others. Silberman has also recorded with Elizabeth & the Catapult, Warren Cuccurullo, Krystle Warren, and Fisticuffs Productions, whom he also composed with for Miguel, among many others. He recently collaborated in composing and recording music for the 2011 BET Honors Awards with Fisticuffs as well. Matthew leads his own band, Press Play, and is a member of Merry Poppins, The Prigs, Brian Bonz & the Major Crimes, and Krystle Warren & the Faculty.
Years Playing 12
Years Teaching Not specified
References Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, The Prigs
Student Preferences Any age level or level of experience. Whether you're a beginner just starting out, or an advanced player looking to further their studies, I'd love to teach you.
Available Times My schedule changes depending on gigs, but I'm very flexible and have no problem accomodating your schedule.
Hourly Rate 50.00
Phone (310) 749-7132
(310) 749-7132
Other Comments I am a great teacher, who will customize the lessons to fit your goals. I teach children and adults, from beginners seeking to just learn the basics, to professionals wanting to hone their skills. We can work on any of the following: tone, technique, learning songs, improvising, composing, ear-training and theory.

Rates are negotiable.

Please email me if you're interested! I look forward to working with you.

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