Kazuki Yamanaka

Saxophonist, Composer


8/27(Mon), 2018

Kazuki Yamanaka Duo Series vol.2

  • Alto SaxophoneKazuki Yamanaka
  • PianoDana Saul

@Tomi Jazz Website

239 East 53rd Street, New York


9/5(Wed), 2018

Improvisers Gathering "East to West and South"

NYC-Argentina Improve Connection
  • Alto SaxophoneKazuki Yamanaka
  • Tenor SaxophoneCamila Niebla
  • PianoDana Saul
  • BassLuca Rosenfeld
  • DrumsAxel Caval

@ShapeShifter Lab Website

Whitwell Place, Brooklyn, NY


$15 cover

9/24(Mon), 2018

Kazuki Yamanaka Duo Series vol.3

  • Alto SaxophoneKazuki Yamanaka
  • DrumsStephen Boegehold

@Tomi Jazz Website

239 East 53rd Street, New York


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Kazuki Yamanaka, originally from Japan, is a multi-talented professional saxophonist, composer, bandleader and recording artist. He moved to New York to enter State University of New York Purchase College in 2012, where he took a master degree of music in 2014. He studied with some of the most renowned masters such as Jon Gordon (sax), Gary Smulyan (sax), Hal Galper (piano), John Abercrombie (guitar), Jon Faddis (trumpet), Steve Wilson(sax) and Miguel Zenon (sax). View more


I’m teaching Saxophone, Jazz Theory, Jazz Improvisation, Composition and Jazz History to ANY LEVEL OF STUDENTS. Putting my experience of studying with many master musicians as well as of learning much by myself to use, I can show you various approaches to make you sound better. Beginners are even welcome! Let’s study together!


For people in the U.S.

I’m available for lessons at home, studios or via Skype/Facetime.
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For people in Japan