Ari is a wonderfully talented saxophonist (tenor sax lessons and alto sax lessons), clarinetist, composer, and arranger, with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Sonoma State University.
As a teacher, Ari works with his students to build a strong technical foundation on their instrument, while exploring great music and studying music theory. Students of all styles are welcome – Ari enjoys working with students interested in jazz, blues, rock, pop, soul, funk, classical and more!
Ari’s favorite musicians include: Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Wendel, Cécile McLorin Salvant, and Thelonious Monk
*To learn more about Ari, please enjoy our interview!