Kenneth Terry 2654 Gladiolus St, New Orleans LA, 70122
Instruments:Trombone, Trumpet

Styles:Jazz, Blues
Levels:Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experience:22 years
Rate:$50 / hr


Personal Statement

Making music is the one thing I have been most passionate about thoughout my life. Along side performing, I enjoy contributing as a teacher in my community. I teach that musicianship is most enjoyably and successfully advanced by priority to practical music making and focused listening. I regulary communicate high, realistic expectations for effort, progress, achievement and behaviour. Praise, respect and patience engender learning and a safe environment to do it. I believe that demeaning pupils has no place in education. My goal is to help students to reach their potential as music scholars, and individuals. It is a great joy to be able to share my love for music with others.

Education / Training

I am a protg of the legendary Milton Baptiste. “The first lesson from Milton was to stick with the traditional music,” I am now adept at both old and new styles. “We would go to Milton’s house and sit in the back in the shade and we’d always have a talk session first. We’d listen to the music first to understand who wrote a song, what a song meant [and] then get our horns out.” I am a cousin of Tanio Hingle and was the Original Leader of the first Junior Olympia Brass Band. I was also a founding member and co-leader of New Birth Brass Band in 1990. I play and have recorded w/ ReBirth, Soul Rebels, Pinstripe, and Olympia Brass bands, to name just a few.

Kenneth Terry