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Bruce Arkin

Saxophonist, drummer, singer, songwriter, Bruce graduated Berklee in Boston in 1991, then moved to Brooklyn. After 5 years in New York, moved to Florida to teach. Feeling the rise of fascism, he moved to Barcelona and has been writing and playing there to an ever growing appreciation. Playing with Jorge Rossy,Kenny Wollesen, Albert Sanz, Guillermo Kline, Reid Andersen, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Ethan Iverson, and others has made his stay in Spain a good one... His recording on Fresh Sound records “Wake Up!” has been met with glowing reviews by those who have heard it. (such as the list of cats above)
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Primary Instrument

Saxophone

Location

Barcelona

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

i have been teaching saxophone, harmony, melody, rhythm, flute, drums, piano, and general music for many years... i taught at the university of south florida for a couple of years, but primarily teach privatly... i will be in vermont in august but stay in barcelona the rest of the time... my teachers include Hal Crook, Jerry Bergonzi, Joe Viola, George Garzone, and Billy Pierce and i teach what they taught me... i gennarly charge 30euros an hour, but may be flexable depending on need etc...

Discography

Wake Up!

Wake Up!

Fresh Sound New Talent
2007

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Wake Up !

Fresh Sound New Talent
2007

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Wake Up! The Bruce Arkin Quartet

Wake Up! The Bruce...

Fresh Sound New Talent
2006

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