Lessons and Clinics

Jon is recognized as an inspiring and effective teacher...his teaching style exhibits organization, discipline, artistry and musicianship. He knows how to transfer his own superb playing skills to learners of different levels...while encouraging the habits of critical thinking applied to music. In addition to his capacity, he is recognized for his gentle and trustworthy character.
— Juan Tony Guzmán, Luther College

Single Sessions

30 minutes: $34
60 minutes: $49

Discounted rates available for families in difficult financial situations.

Please contact me to arrange private lessons.



Clinics for groups available on request. Topics include:

  • "Beginning and Intermediate Jazz Improvisation"
  • "Style and Ensemble Technique for Big Bands"
  • "Jazz Combo Style and Group Interaction"
  • "Trumpet Section Techniques for Large Ensembles"