Teaching

Godwin is available in the greater New York City area for private lessons and other teaching engagements.  Since the age of 12, he has taught private lessons, sectionals, ensembles, clinics, and school assemblies, at music camps, public schools, colleges, and jazz festivals worldwide, and helped students ranging from early grade school to adult professionals to unlock their full potential as musicians.

Instruction topics can be customized for any level and age group, and can include:

  • jazz improvisation
  • saxophone and woodwind technique 
  • brass technique
  • jazz piano
  • electric bass
  • ensemble playing
  • concert band
  • general music
  • jazz fundamentals
  • jazz theory
  • the history of jazz
  • specific styles (classical, traditional jazz, bebop, modern jazz, gospel, Latin/Caribbean )
  • composition/arranging
  • ear training

For more information, please write Godwin via the contact page. Teaching references and resumé are available on request.