Since his last year at school Alan has given private tuition to countless numbers of students. In the seventies he ran several evening school jazz ensembles and improvisation classes, conducted a jazz improvisation and jazz history/appreciation class at Chiswick Polytechnic and was involved in teaching on various Summer Schools up and down the country.
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He taught saxophone at De Montfort University, for Aylesbury Music Centre, Northamptonshire Music Service, at Abingdon School, Oxfordshire, and at Kimbolton School, Cambridgeshire.
He has been teaching at Oundle School, Northamptonshire, since 1991 and is also currently part of the music staff at Stowe School and Akeley Wood School in Buckinghamshire.