Saxophone and Clarinet Lessons in Putney/Richmond

Saxophone and Clarinet Lessons in Putney and Richmond.

Play the Saxophone and Clarinet

Learn to play jazz, blues, funk, the classical repertoire, grades, plus improvising and theory in friendly fun environment, hosted by Mark Buckingham who with over 30 years facilitating learning to musicians of all ages and levels of experience. Mark started teaching junior bandsmen whilst in the Armed Forces at 18 years old and has not stopped.

 

Saxophone and Clarinet Lessons are help in Putney 

       

The Arch Studio, St Mary's Church. Putney High Street SW15 1SN.

Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday's. Limited lesson space available on Tuesdays only.   

Saxophones and Clarinets available for hire or Purchase from Ritz Music Shop, 88 Sheen Road, Richmond. TW9 1UF .       

Contact

Mark Buckingham 07931845366

or honkysax@live.co.uk 

Contact Mark 

more info  at  www.buckinghamjazz.xyz 

Lesson Topics Covered

Blues, Jazz, Funk, Rock and Roll, all the Grades includng the Jazz syllabus, Classical Saxophone and Clarinet, performance techniques and advanced extended clarinet techniques including multiphonics, quartertones, aleatory, microtones. Contemporary Clarinet and Saxophone repertoire.

Due to Marks 100% commitment to enjoying music making, lessons are always good fun and highly educational. 

Join the wind band!! 

 Mark lives what he teaches.

 Mark Buckingham. 

Thank you for finding this site.

English Clarinetist and Saxophonist, Composer and Improviser, Acclaimed instrumentalist in Improvised Western Art Music, Funk, Jazz and World Music. Specalitist in 'alternative' clarinet techniques, recording artist.  Creator of Jammin The Blues series of books with CD which can empower/enable anyone to improvise. Performs regularly throughout England.

Recording artist. Midges by The Buckingham/Donald Quartet, The Iota Group, The Jammers Live, plus many solo clarinet cds.

Arranger of Ravel's String Quartet for Clarinet and Saxophone

Quartet, Schoenberg's Transfigured Night for Clarinet Choir and

The Paganini Caprices for Solo Saxophone and Clarinet. 

www.soundcloud.com/markbuckingham

 

Mark Buckingham Performer

The Iota Group

https://soundcloud.com/theiotagroup 

World Music Fusion.Tom Donald- piano. Theo Buckingham-drums. John Egan-ethnic flutes (Ozric Tentacles), Stefanos Tsourlis-oud/guitar. Rob Paterson-bass. Improvised Funk/Jazz with World Music flavours. Two Cds are available from gigs, itunes, amazon and can be heard on Spotify

The Groove Warriors

www.groovewarriors.com 

The Funk Band. David Clayton-keys (Simply Red). Vic Byneo (ex The Drifters), Steve Haworth-guitar. Theo Buckingham-drums. Tom Gilchrist-bass. Classic funk grooves from the 70s and 80s. With Victor Bynoe-vocals (The Drifters)

The Jammers

www.thejammers.org   

https://soundcloud.com/the-jammers-1 

Rock/Blues/Jazz/Funk.David Clayton-keys. Kenji Jammer-guitar. Theo Buckingham-drums.Tom Higgins-bass. Jazz/Rock/Funk true fusion much like the early Miles Davis Electric period. Silent Way, Bitches Brew, Live Evil etc.  Cd is available from gigs.

The Buckingham/Donald Quartet

Original Jazz Quartet. Tom Donald-piano. Theo Buckingham-drums. Rob Paterson-bass. Classic jazz quartet performing originals by Mark Buckingham and Tom Donald plus selected standards. New Cd will be on itunes.

Tom Donald and Mark Buckingham Improvisations 

Improvised Western Art Music Duo. CD will be out very soon. Here 'An English Summer Sonata' on itunes.

The Buckingham Blues Band

https://soundcloud.com/buckinghamband 

Funky/jazzy/bluesy/rocky. Volker Jansen-keys,  Theo Buckingham-drums. Tom Higgins-bass, Stefanos Tourelis-gtr. Classic jazz/blues/funk.

Hard Work. penned by John Handy

 

More information and CDs can be found on http://www.gruntproductions.com/


 

Live upstairs at Ronnie Scott's 

Live at the Fazioli Piano centre London. 

Recording the Quartet CD 

 

Good looking line up of instruments. 

Endorsements

 Mark is endorsed by the makers of The Signature Custom Series of Saxophones, hand built by David Farley at T James Ltd to Mark's specification and performs with the new 'Raw' Alto and Solid Silver Tenor. 

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