Dominic Thatcher – Saxophone Teacher
About Dominic Thatcher
Dominic offers 1-2-1 Saxophone Lessons.
Dominic is a musician originally from Salisbury now based in London who started playing the sax at the age of 13. With his fantastic ability on the whole family of saxophones and distinctive sound is widely considered one of the most naturally talented instrumentalists to have come out of the UK. Playing the saxophone in bands around the south of England and London, playing Blues, funk, Rock’n’Roll, folk, Latin jazz, fusion music, free improv and more.
Dominic who has lived in London for just 3 years has already created a great impression, is involved in many projects and has played and recorded with some of the UK’s finest musicians and is a popular choice for session work!
Dominic is also widely recognized for his unique style of improvisation and for his fantastic sound on all registers of the saxophone family. Dom is almost entirely self-taught on the saxophone draws his improvisational skills from starting out playing at blues jams. He has played at many blues festivals and is widely recognized on the blues scene in the UK and internationally.
Dominic has performed internationally and played in many venues across the UK including Ronnie Scott’s, The Isle of White festival, The Spice of Life, Troy Bar, The Vortex, Hackney Empire, The blues Kitchens, The Colston Hall, The Jazz Cafe, BIC, The Old Duke plus many festivals etc.
He has played and recorded with: The Drezone, Rick Leon James, Andy Sheppard, Felix Rabin, Aidan Connell, Katy Bradley, Barry Barnes, Ray Drury, Brandon Allen, Michael Wedgwood, Jim Ferrie, Robin Bibi, Colin Edwin, Jimmy Keegan, Nelson Neves Matthew Richards, Isobel Thatcher, Tim Madden, Andy golden, Todd Sharpville, Michael Barnes, David Mrakpor, Kofi Percussion.
Dom’s Lesson Structure: Quick track start-up course over 12 weeks (as a guide)
This quick track scheme will be ideally suited to children (or adults) who are new to the saxophone and will help address all the common issues that are faced when starting out as a saxophonist! These lessons are interactive and fun and will help to develop improvisational skills. Dom can teach theory and basic reading skills if required. Dom is happy to continue teaching students after the course has ended! These lessons have already produced fantastic results with his former pupils!