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Popular Percussion Teachers Near Coconut Creek

Patricio C.

Hialeah, FL
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Edgar V.

Miami, FL
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Johnny C.

Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Patricio C. Hialeah, FL

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Classical Guitar, Guitar, Music Recording, Music Theory, Percussion, Songwriting

About Me

I am originally from Peru. I came 10 years ago to the SW Florida Region. I began playing the guitar at the age of 13 along with other folkloric instruments from Peru. I formed part of my School Marching Band playing the Cornet and then the Clarinet. That gave me a bigger understanding of Music and its different voices. Right after graduating High School I moved to the US to continue with my studies in Music at a professional level. That is when I decided to move to go to Berklee College of Music to Double Major in Music Performance and Contemporary Arranging/Production.

After Berklee, I decided to go to Full Sail University. Obtaining an Associate's Degree in Recording Arts, seeking to understand better a musician from a different view. Besides taking classes of Psychology, this major helped me understand better a musician and their needs.

I have been teaching guitar for 10 years now, and I love it, because I always learn from my students, ALWAYS. I give classes in Spanish or English and I teach almost any style of music.

*** Lesson Details ***
I specialize in beginner and intermediate level. I teach from very basic essentials, to pretty advance knowledge/technique. I like to teach music theory and have my students learn how to read music to be musicians with knowledge.

The main topics I like to concentrate on are:

Chords: Triads & 7th Chords including Tensions
Chord Voicing
Scales
Arpeggios
Technique
Improvization Tips
Music Theory
Harmony
Ear Training
Rhythm comp
Sight Reading
.. and more

I always like to concentrate in just one or two of these topics per lesson, and go in cycles so we have a different class with a new feel every day. Keeping the class fun and exciting.

I forgot to mention the fact that I am biligual (Spanish/English). Being in the Miami area I think is essential to speak both languages.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music Stand, music paper, Metronome, guitars, amplifiers, ProTools, Microphones, Keyboard, headphones. additional seating for parents.

*** Travel Equipment ***
my guitar, method books. music paper
The student should have his own guitar, a tuner and a metronome

*** Specialties ***
Berklee college of music Method.
I specialize in rock, fusion, blues, jazz & classical music
I specialize in electric and acoustic guitar

Edgar V. Miami, FL

Subjects Taught

Drum, Percussion, Spanish

About Me

Hi there! My name is Edgar V., I€™m currently majoring in music business creative performance at Miami Dade College. I'm focused, patient, enthusiastic and very active! "Schedule a lesson with me now and start learning the art of playing drums."

My passion is playing drums and percussion. I've been playing drums for 14 years now. First I studied drums in Colombia with Shakira's former drummer Italo Lamboglia for 4 years and then when I moved here in US, I've kept refining my craft taking drum lessons at Miami Dade College, learning new techniques and so on.

I'm currently an independent drummer. I play with many artists and bands as a freelancer, So I get to perform very often live in different venues all over South Florida. I also freelance at different T.V. Networks as a background drummer and percussionist for artists promoting their songs on TV shows. I have won drum contests and competitions on stores and online as well. I have recorded various records and singles with major producers and performed in different countries as a hired drummer.

I've been sharing my knowledge in drums with others since I first started playing drums! I€™m a believer that the more you share, the more you learn, and overtime I've realized that the process never stops. At first I was a drum instructor at a local church in Colombia. I had 10 €“ 20 students in a single classroom -- It was a great experience! Then when I came to the U.S. I've been mainly instructing privately, so I have plenty of experience.

Schedule a lesson with me now and start learning the art of playing drums. I am looking forward to meeting new and eager students who really want to bring their inner music out to share with the rest of us and develop their skills to the peak of their abilities. After all, you might be the next music prodigy, but perhaps you don€™t know it yet! See you soon!

Edgar V.

*** Studio Equipment ***
living room: electric drum set, additional seating for parents.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Electric drum set or acoustic drums set.

*** Specialties ***
If you take lessons with me, you can expect to learn everything you need to know to be a great drummer. I focus on 5 core skills to be a great drummer: Coordination, Rhythms, Music Theory, Sight Reading and Styles/ Interpretation.

I also use different methods and books like the Joe Porcaro's Drum Method, Syncopation, Stick Control, Even in the odds, among different methods depending on the style you want to focus on like Rock, Pop, Jazz, Latin, Fusion or even Metal.

Johnny C. Fort Lauderdale, FL

Subjects Taught

Music Performance, Percussion

About Me

I have been performing for 50 years on the Conga drum and a teacher of How to play the Conga drum for over 30 years. I have performed with such notables as Carlos Santana, Johnny Lang, Orianthi, Sergio Mendes, Eddie Palmieri, Johnny Pacheco and many many other Grammy winning artists. Lessons are conducted around your availability. Lessons can be an hour to an hour and a half long and you will have homework. you will need your own Conga drums. Learn from one of the best player/teachers in the world today

*** Lesson Details ***
Here is is my curriculum for my Conga drum course

The study of the Conga drum....

Cuban methods as taught in Cuba today, and also my methods developed over 30 years of teaching

Sound development-utilizing the 5 parts of the hand Heel/Palm/Fulcrum/Inner knuckles/and Tips of fingers
Hand exercises which include my S.T.O.M.P method-Slap Tone Open Muffle Palm
Rudimentary hand drumming and approaches on Conga drum
One conga drum, 2 conga drums, 3 conga drums
Styles in Mambo, Rumba, Salsa, Son, Latin Jazz and Folkloric
Counting and keeping time
Stick control for timbales
Baqueteo patterns -Cascara(shell)of the timbal and cowbell patterns in clave
Abanico- 7 stroke and 9 stroke rolls
Styles on timbales-Danzon, Son, Mambo, Rumba, Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero
Reading and writing for Latin percussion
Latin Rhythm Theory
Ensemble performance
The Clave & pulse
6/8 Clave
Son Clave
Rumba Clave
The Clave today
Phrasing with the Clave
Variations on the Clave
Polyrhythms in Cuban Music

Cuban and Caribbean Rhythms taught are:

Bolero-5 variations
Caballo(Horse rhythm)-with variations
Danzon
Yambu
Guaguanco-6 variations
Rumba-with variations-columbia/abierto(open) 2Conga drums/one drum/New York street style rumba
Abakua-one drum pattern to 3 drum patterns
Plena(Puerto Rico)
Bomba
Bomba Sica
Bomba Yuba
Bambiche
Merengue(Domincan Republic)
Mozambique-old school/new school variations
Cumbia(Columbia)-with variations on one drum to 3 drums
Bembe(Afro) variations
Conga Comparsa(Carnival drumming) with variations
Changui
Calypso(Trinidad) one to 3 conga drums with variations
Bossa Nova(Brasil) with variations from one to 3 conga drums
Afro-Samba(Brasil)
Baion(Brasil)
Samba on 2 to 3 conga drums
Songo with 9 variations
Pilon on 3 congas
Iyesa with variations
6/8 basic one conga drum to 3 conga drums
Guarapachangeo with variations from 2 drums to 5
Ritmo Pa Ca
Dengue
Jala Jala
Tumbaos(basic rhythmic conga patterns for Latin Dance music) with many variations
Chaonda-
6/8 Bell patterns on conga drum with variations
Mongo Santamarias tumbaos and rhythmic approaches
Mongos Merengue
Mongos Afro Blue with variations

*** Studio Equipment ***
Congas/bongos/timbales/perc.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Congas/bongos/timbales/hand percussion

*** Specialties ***
Student ages 10 and above only! I teach latin percussion, conga drums, timbales, bongos and assorted African and Brazilian percussion as well.
I teach what is called the "Cuban" method of learning how to play as it is taught in Cuba today, along with my own developed methods. Yes I teach online.

Ryan D.

Miami, FL
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Elisa S.

Miami, FL
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Jerry J.

Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Ryan D. Miami, FL

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Drum, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Percussion, Piano, Singing, Songwriting

About Me

“Ryan is a Cuban American native of Miami, FL who began to compose an arrange music at age 9. He was first influenced by European Orchestral Music (Beethoven, Debussy, Bartok, Schoenberg) and American Jazz. His earlier work consisted of hundreds of 4track tape and PC demos, and by age 15 he had recorded 10 albums (solo/group material) while also touring the country extensively. He earned a
degree with concentrations in Jazz/Orchestral Composition and Arrangement from
City College of New York in 2009, and is planning to pursue a M.M. in the same fields.
Ryan is also an established theorist of Music, and his 2007 work "Theory of
Spectral Education" sought out to help sensory handicapped children learn and perform song cycles. Since 2007, Ryan has been teaching students in Miami and New York of many different ages and abilities. Every one of his students comes away with a great knowledge of musicianship and music history itself while also surpassing goals of their own in whatever genre or style they prefer. As a solo artist he has recorded around 70 albums and has composed 225 concert pieces for orchestra and solo piano.” TomaMagazine(NYC2011)

*** Lesson Details ***
Students should expect a laid back and fun environment while traveling on this wonderful adventure of music education. Ryan specializes in Jazz, Rock, Funk, Latin, Pop, Experimental and Classical styles. The curriculum will be customized around each student's musical taste and current ability. With that being said, students should expect a warm teacher with a sense of humor and deep love for music.

*** Specialties ***
I studied in American, European, Chinese, Japanese and African music history. At City College of New York I studied and learned in the arts of Composition, Orchestration and Arrangement of Orchestral and Jazz music. I am also a specialist in Serial / 12-Tone music composition. For the past 15 years, I have played and composed in many groups in the styles of Jazz, Fusion, Salsa, Rock, Disco, R&B, Doo-Wop, Hip-Hop, Chamber, Soul and Boogie-Funk. I have been touring the country and performing since 1998 at the age of 12 and have recorded and been part of around 120 independent recording projects/albums.

Elisa S. Miami, FL

Subjects Taught

Drum, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Theory, Percussion, Piano

About Me

Hey everyone, my name is Elisa. You might have seen me perform with DMC (from RunDMC) or with bands such as Just Kait and Urban Rebel. One of my passions is being able to teach. Here's a little bit more about myself:

I graduated from Berklee College of Music, with a Bachelors degree in performance and music business. I have a passion for a wide range of music including acoustic, rock, classical, jazz, hip hop and funk. I'm currently based out of Miami, Florida performing, session work, gigs and touring.

With my band, Urban Rebel, our music video "Awake" broke at 1 million views on Youtube, and has topped the College radio charts. I've toured extensively nationally and internationally, performing over 200 shows a year.

Most of my students have continued their studies and gone off to Berklee College of Music, and The University of Miami.

*** Lesson Details ***
I pride myself in taking a pretty unique approach, in that I use the students interests to present the basics, and tailor the lesson to the goals and interests of that student.

I have a BA in Performance & Music Business from Berklee College of Music. I perform and teach various styles of music, from acoustic to rock and pop.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have a studio in my home with a drum kit, guitars, and keyboard. I sit down with my students and go through the lesson each week. Students are welcome to bring any equipment they might need.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have my gear, all I would require is their instrument, music stand and I will provide course material.

*** Specialties ***
For drums, I specialize in the Moler Method. Styles that I teach include jazz, rock, funk, hip hop, country and pop.

Jerry J. Fort Lauderdale, FL

Subjects Taught

Drum, Music Performance, Music Recording, Percussion

About Me

Hello, my name is Jerry and I've been teaching drums for over eight years! I teach various styles of music so whether you're interested in classical theory studies or an interest to play by ear I am able to teach new ideas and develop a practice routine to meet your specific needs! In no time, you will be able to perform whatever your musical heart desires. I have a great studio for your learning environment equipped with everything you will need.

Please contact TakeLessons to set up an introductory lesson with me.

(I am also a beginning piano teacher, as I also studied classical and jazz piano in college.)

Jerry-

*** Lesson Details ***
Beginning students will begin studying from the book "Progressive Drum Grooves" by Craig Lauritsen which he/she will be required to have each lesson.

Although instructor will have drumsticks, brushes etc. students should carry them along for every lesson.

A drum set or practice pad will be a very crucial part in seeing growth from our lessons.

*** Studio Equipment ***
(1st Kit)
Standard sized 5 piece Mapex Drum Set with cymbals.

(2nd Kit) "ideal for young children"
Fusion sized Mapex drum set with cymbals. 18" bass drum

The lesson room also has a PA system for CD/MP3 player capabilities.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide practice pad if needed. If student is learning the drum set they will need to supply for in-home lessons.

*** Specialties ***
Jazz, Rock, Gospel, Swing, Go-Go, Hip Hop, Latin, Reggae, R&B, Soca, Calypso, Funk, Kompa, Odd-Time Meters. Beginning classical & jazz piano.

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