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Georgianna Krieger began playing the saxophone at the age of 9 and just kept playing. She spent several formative years growing up in Denton Texas, a fabled jazz town, and attended the Arts Magnet High school at Booker T. Washington in Dallas. Her first musical memory is of Gerry Mulligan, so it’s not surprising that she plays the baritone saxophone in addition to alto and soprano. While studying sculpture at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Georgianna also earned a Bachelors Degree in Jazz and Commercial Music. If you asked her, Georgianna would tell you she sees a direct correlation between gestural drawing, her sculpture and jazz improvisation. “The media are quite different” she says, but the conceptual goal: “to explore a fleeting moment”, is the same. Today, Gergianna plays with the Resonance Jazz Ensemble (an octet featuring strings) and her small group Playtime. She also gives individual saxophone lessons, in her Oakland, California studio, to students age nine and up.


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Primary Instrument

Saxophone

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

Creative, fun and rewarding saxophone lessons for students age 9 and up. Learning the craft of playing a musical instrument takes time and individual mentoring. True mastery takes inspiration! In my private lessons for beginning and intermediate saxophone, I not only give each student a strong foundation in saxophone technique, but also talk about the physics of how the saxophone works, the fundamentals of practicing, the joy of playing with others (a philosophy of jazz), musical concepts and ideas for making music part of everyday life

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Album Resonance Introductions by Georgianna Krieger

Resonance...

Mandala Records
2013

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