Saxophonist Ahkeem Hopkins | Teen Jazz Artist

Why did you begin studying music?

Music has always been something that just “came to me.” Never had to study it, I just knew how to do it. I taught myself many instruments at a young age including piano, guitar, drums, bass, trumpet, and euphonium.

What are you doing with music now?

Right now, I have a jazz group and we are playing locally here in Florida.

Saxophonist Akheem Hopkins

Located in Pensacola, FL, USA

  • Saxophonist
  • 7 years of playing

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Who are some of your influences?

Chick Corea is my biggest influence. I also like Bill Evans but Chick Corea has been the only person I have watched repeatedly and tried to imitate.

Who have you studied with?

Dr. Michael Coleman
Dr. Sandy Spivey
Dr. Joseph Spaniola

What would you like to do with music in the future?

Playing music, help others learn to play an instrument. Get others to see the joy in playing music.

 

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Published on: January 26, 2015

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