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Popular Drum Teachers Near Miami

Edgar V.

Miami, FL
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Frederico P.

Pompano Beach, FL
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Andy M.

Fort Lauderdale, FL
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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.

Frederico P. Pompano Beach, FL

Subjects Taught

Drum, Music Performance, Music Theory

About Me

I am a professional drummer, well known within the international community, and I'm an experienced musician who has worked with bands and groups all over the country, at Miami, California, Boston, and one of South Florida’s top locally- based drummer. All of this makes me one of the unchallenged players in our music industry at Florida. I have recorded, toured and performed as a drummer with Protocol Jazz Band, Mix Brazil Samba, Paulo Gualano Brazilian Carnaval, Someday Radio, Vinyl rock band, Alex Petronouv singer, and far too many other projects too completely. After a life time of learning, I took my unique style from Copacabana, Brazil to the clubs and concert halls of the world. Formal lessons initially in Brazil with Pascoal Meireles, but further followed studies at the Musician’s Institute, M.I., in Los Angeles, California under the direction of the legendary drum instructor Joe Porcaro. I have a unique presence, approach and distinctive talent. I have a large number of professional credits, including dates with Nichole Nordeman, Mark Schultz, and Cowboy Troy as well as an American Tour with the Brazilian singer Eliana Pittman with a record Live CD in Miami, plus opening act at Contemporary Rock Gospel Tour for famous bands as Sweet Foot, Five Iron Frenzy, Audio Adrenaline, Small Town Poets, Jars of Clay and others. I am very passionate for my art and very creative, with my style, easily crossing borders between rock, pop, jazz and modern music. My creative fusion adds a world-class touch to any type of sound.
I want to help you and nurture your interest and inspire you to develop a life long passion that offers countless benefits.

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Looking to learn or improve your skills on drums? Drumming lessons, all ages are welcome ! I'm Fred and I 'd love to help you or your child to reach success. I'm a professional drummer graduated at M.I., P.I.T., California, and also have experience with music theory and recording. Lessons are in my home studio with a complete drum set and all equipment necessary for a great class. It is important that you and your goals and expectations are matched with the learning process. My objective is to encourage individual taste in music. After 3 months every student will have learned drum rudiments, dynamic drumming, drum theory and notation, and also drum play along with different styles and rhythms. I offer a range of lessons that are sure to challenge drummers of all skill levels, and also they will have the opportunity to explore all varieties of styles. They will grow with the program based on very known artist as Jeff Porcaro, Ignacio Berroa, Airto Moreira, Peter Erskine, and others workbooks where students can ignite their imagination and broaden their knowledge in music, participate in class, solve difficulties, experience lessons via professional learning opportunities.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Garage studio conversion: AC, 2 acoustic drum sets, books, metronomes, additional seating for parents.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide a complete drum kit, books, videos, laptop, or I expect from the student to have his own drums, if they prefer.

*** Specialties ***
I am very passionate for my art and very creative, with my style, easily crossing borders between rock, pop, jazz and modern music. My creative fusion adds a world-class touch to any type of sound. I teach Samba and Latin rhythms from Brazil, like Carnaval style, also.

Andy M. Fort Lauderdale, FL

Subjects Taught

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

About Me

With an AA at Broward College as a Voice major and piano minor, 3 years with Gold Coast Opera chorus, Former Musical Director and lead voice instructor at Paul Green School of Rock, and over 30 years teaching mentoring and performing, I am able to offer a diverse innovative range of educational resources.

I'm currently seeking personal training in music therapy to be able to better serve my exceptional and at risk students.

I'm also in the process of developing Pre-kinder and after school music programs using interactive whiteboards.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Studio: 88 key weighted digital piano, drum kit, basses, guitars, amps, recording gear, computer, seating for parents

*** Travel Equipment ***
Students must provide their own instrument piano digital keyboard amplifiers, I will provide my own

*** Specialties ***
All music lesson will involve sight-singing and ear training.

Vocals: Classical Method with a bit of Vocal Registry Method, and Conceptualized Singing (Freeing the voice and letting the mind take over)

Guitar: Classical and Rock (blues, classic, pop, rock ,metal alternative etc.
Bass: Blues, Rock and Pop
Piano: Rock and Pop, Classical
Drums: all styles

FEDERICO B.

Miami, FL
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Jerry J.

Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Zachary K.

Miami, FL
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FEDERICO B. Miami, FL

Subjects Taught

Drum

About Me

You will learn all the different aspects of drumming: Independence, techniques, rhythms, sight-reading and more.To enrich their rhythmic techniques, I supplement the sessions with exercises from my library of 100-plus instructional books and DVDs. Once they master the necessary techniques , students can even enter the recording studio to lay down some beats.For all the parents out there who have trouble getting their young ones to get some exercise, try sitting them on a drum kit. Not only will they get the exercise they need, they will also have fun!

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide the Sheet lessons the student should provide drum set sticks.

*** Specialties ***
Jazz, rock, Latin, salsa, fusion, funk etc.

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.

Zachary K. Miami, FL

Subjects Taught

Drum, Marimba, Music Theory, Percussion, Xylophone

About Me

I am a graduate from Willamette University where I received a Bachelors of Music in Music Education. At Willamette I had a chance to play percussion in all the ensemble except for the orchestra. My main ensembles included the Willamette Wind Ensemble, Jazz Combos, Willamette Percussion Ensemble, and The Willamette Singers (Jazz Choir). I have been playing drums and percussion for about 8 years and have had experience playing multiple genres and multiple instruments. I have toured the west coast 4 times as well as recorded 4 CDs in the world renowned recording studio, Studio X, in Seattle Washington. This past year the Willamette Singers received an award from Downbeat Magazine for the best Collegiate Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

When it comes to my lessons a believe first and foremost that the student should have fun. In my opinion percussion is the best instrument you can play and so I gear my lessons towards the student having fun on the instrument. Obviously I teach the basics before getting into more complicated subjects, but it will be fun along the way. I also build the lessons around the students. There are certain things that I believe all students should learn, like how to read music, but I like to focus on what the student wants to work on the most. If the student wants to learn rock music, we will focus on rock music in addition to learning other topics. I also believe that as percussionists we need to be as well rounded musicians as we can be. So while my students may focus primarily on one genre of music, we will also touch on other genres so my students have a firm grasp on multiple styles of music and can apply that to there performances.

Drum Lessons in Miami, FL

Florida is renowned for its contributions to the music industry, especially the development of Miami bass in the 1980s. Whatever style of music interests you, you can find inspiration from numerous Miami musicians, including Enrique Iglesias, Lil Wayne, Ricky Martin and Pitbull. Want to join in on the fun? TakeLessons offers several different lessons types, including guitar, piano and drums.

The drums are one of the most versatile and fun instruments to play, and are relatively easy to learn. However, no matter if you are a complete beginner or an advanced drummer, it is always useful to take private lessons to truly develop your skills and techniques. And that’s where TakeLessons comes into play - we can help you find the perfect instructor for your Miami drum lessons with

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