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Vaughn C.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Microbiology from University of Kansas
  • Awarded Outstanding Soloist from Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival
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Vaughn C.

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Learning to play the drums should be a fun adventure, and I believe the best way for my students to learn is to teach them through the music they like. Whether you want to translate your best Neil Peart air drumming impressions to the drums, prepare drum covers of some of today's most popular music, or learn to play so you and your friends can FINALLY start that band you've always wanted to start, I can help you accomplish your goals!

With my curriculum, you will learn (depending on your current abilities):
- All "40 Essential Drum Rudiments" and learn how to turn them into crazy fills that
you can impress all your friends with
- Basic grooves that are applicable to almost any band you play with
- How to read drum charts and song forms
- Even write your own drum parts and compose music yourself!

About me: I've been playing the drums and taking lessons myself since I was 8-years-old (15 years!!). I started learning the basics - at my first recital, I played along with

About Vaughn

I have two years of experience teaching private drum lessons and 15 years of playing the drum set myself. Through teaching and taking lessons myself, I believe the best way to learn is to develop a curriculum and stick to it! Every student is different in the amount of time they are able to practic

Kevin W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin W.

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I offer a comprehensive program that can accommodate any student's specific needs or interests. It is important to me that the student learns to play the drums for the sake of a musical context, rather than focusing on technique. I teach technique as a tool for making music. I aim to teach people how to be musicians first and foremost, and how to be drummers second.

About Kevin

My approach to teaching has a very heavy emphasis on implementing the idea of mindfulness into the students life. I have found that this is not only the quickest way to learn, but also the most motivating way to learn any skill for both my students and myself. A simple awareness of the finite deta

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Christopher
Very knowledgeable. I liked being educated or informed about the process of my son's lesson before and after.
Sally G.
After 30 years I finally decided to learn how to play drums. Kevin clearly knows what he's doing in any genre of drumming! It seemed like every lesson he had a clear/thorough plan, didn't stress me out by teaching to rapidly, or bore me by going to slowly. A very solid teacher.
Sam K.
Been trying to get my middle-schooler to practice for a few years now. It's like pulling teeth.

Kevin has somehow broken through to him. Fun lessons. Incredibly useful homework. Couldn't recommend him more.
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Patrick D.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Bachelor Of Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Patrick D.

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Experienced teacher and performer. I teach at the college level all the way down to youngsters (5 year old minimum age for me). I LOVE music and playing the drums and I'd like to share my experience with YOU!

As a performer I've toured the country multiple times with various artists, sometimes playing to crowds as large as 7,000. I've been on dozens of recording sessions and I've performed in just about anything type of venue you can imagine.

As a teacher I've maintained a roster of private students for over 10 years while also teaching as adjunct faculty for multiple colleges in Massachusetts. Additionally, I have a music therapy background which has shaped and informed my teaching style.

My favorite genres are jazz, rock, R&B, country, metal, basically anything with rhythm! Lets connect and get you moving forward on your instrument.

About Patrick

A strongly devoted musical student throughout his grade school years, Patrick came to Boston in 2004 to study at Berklee College of Music. He is currently a multi-instrumentalist and music educator in the Boston area, touring with multiple New England groups. With a diverse background and teachin

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Steven
Quality lessons. Would recommend
Hayley
Great teacher!
Sarah
Patrick teaches my 14 year old daughter drums and is so amazing with her! Kept her engaged and advancing even on a virtual platform, and listened to her preferences but still brought great ideas and direction to each lesson.

Meet Online Drum Teachers Serving Leeds, AL

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Andrew B.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associates of Arts in Percussion/Drum Set Performance from Musicians Institute
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Andrew B.

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• Teaching professionally since 2001
• Uses customized curriculum geared for each student
• Top of the line professional equipment

About Andrew

Andrew is available to teach lessons at his recording studio located in Feasterville. Andrew is a graduate of Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, California with a degree in drum/percussion performance. Andrew spends his time teaching drums, recording drums and pl

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Mike
Wish there were more stars. Andrew is the most patient and gifted teacher. He’s been teaching our son since he he was two years old and we’ve stuck with him for almost 6 years. Highly recommend Andrew to anyone who wants to learn the drums.
Dana S.
Helpful, considerate, knowledgeable, and flexible.
annie
Andrew is teaching my daughter snare drum for marching band tryouts in the spring. The first lesson was excellent and she looks forward to working with Andrew in more lessons.
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Anthony F.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Anthony F.

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Drums are the heartbeat of any musical situation. The way the drum-set is laid out makes it easy to feel how music works and fits together. In our lessons we'll be sure to cover the basics of hand technique, rhythm, melody and theory to ensure a solid foundation to build upon. Concepts are taught through the use of various method books in addition to listening exercises, ensuring a well-rounded approach to becoming a great musician.

About Anthony

Anthony is a drummer, educator and composer based in Los Angeles. He studied at Berklee of Music for his (B.M.) and Thelonious Monk Institute at UCLA for his (M.M.) He performs professionally and has experience teaching a wide variety of music genres including Jazz, Funk, Rock, Afro-Cuban and P

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Isaac
Not many world-class musicians are also great teachers. They either aren’t humble enough or never took the time to learn how to explain what they do. Anthony Fung is a true exception. As a lifelong fan of the drum set but someone who was always too intimidated to learn, I tried many teachers in-person & online and walked away feeling confused more often than not. Anthony was the teacher who changed that.

I first discovered Anthony’s drumming hearing him at the Newport Jazz Festival playing the drums with Grammy Winner and virtuoso pianist Danilo Pérez. Never have I been more blown away by hearing a musician live. He was in his early 20s at the time and had all the signs of someone with a special gift who would go very far in the music world. The drumming spoke for itself.

Then, later that day, he taught a drum clinic for hundreds of under-privileged high school students and adults that had the room buzzing. I saw the profound difference in the students’ playing immediately. And it became clear why people all over the world contract Anthony for his teaching.

We kept in touch over the years and I took lessons whenever I was in Los Angles at his studio. After the first lesson, I found I had already learned more facility at the drum set than from years of slogging through method books and teachers who didn’t know what they were doing.

Since the beginning of this year, I have switched over to weekly online lessons, which I found to be just as effective as in-person studies. We are now studying advanced concepts and exercises for developing technical facility and versatility as a drummer in the 21st century (and I played my first gig on the drums!). I feel truly fortunate to be able to take lessons with one of the world’s greatest drummers. No matter what genre you play, and whether you’re a complete beginner or advanced drummer, I know you’ll benefit immensely from Anthony’s experience, world-class artistry, and personable approach.
Sarah
My nephew takes lessons with Anthony and he wanted to play like Travis Barker. He learned how to play All The Small Things and Adam’s song with Anthony, and he sounds great!
Alex Hahn
Anthony is a tremendous teacher who does a great job sharing his passion for music. He has amazing experience and has thoroughly studied many different genres. I highly recommend studying with him to take your musicianship to the next level!
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Luke L.

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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Music Production from Full Sail University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Luke L.

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Take affordable music lessons in your home or at my house
Ages as young as 4+ years old

Just imagine... you or your child turning into a piano player. Or play your first song on guitar. Or increase your drumming skills. Or learn to sing, write songs and record them!

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About Luke

Take affordable music lessons in your home or at my house Ages as young as 4+ years old Just imagine... you or your child turning into a piano player. Or play your first song on guitar. Or increase your drumming skills. Or learn to sing, write songs and record them! Experience what you can a

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Arthur F Gardella
Luke has been an active part & a leader in the Central Florida music scene over the past few years ...a bit of a genius musically, he plays & teaches multiple insrtraments, he is a prolific song writer as well as a recording engineer /producer. Luke is incredibly creative & has a fantastic sense of humor which makes for a very interesting teacher that can get & hold the attention of even the very youngest students. Luke will not only teach your child to play an instrument but his passion for music is contagious and will instill a love and appreciation for music as well! I highly recommend him!

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Leeds, AL

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Leeds is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $160 per hour.
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$54 average
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$66 average

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"I want to update an erroneous review I apparently accidentally made a few months ago. 1 star for Mr. Charles?? Never!

My 8 year-old son looks forward to his lesson with Mr. Charles every week. I was a little nervous about having a 45 minute lesson - but Mr. Charles keeps my son fully engaged and excited the entire time.

Mr. Charles quickly accessed my son's tendencies/needs and has set him up on a track that is a good balance of enjoyment and growth. We look forward to many more lessons with Mr. Charles."
Quiana
Took Drum lessons from Charles S.
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"It was our first lesson with Athan, but he made a great impression! He knows his stuff, was personable and friendly. We look forward to working with him!"
Nevalee
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"When my son's school mandated that all students learn an instrument and I found out that he had been assigned DRUMS, I was at a loss. The lessons provided by the school were basic and I didn't feel that my son was getting the full benefit of all the drums had to offer. Luckily, we found Mike!

Mike set my son at ease instantly. He is very personable and has the gift of getting to know his students in a genuine manner. His friendly demeanor and willingness to use humor, without talking down to his students, sets him apart. Mike took the time to get to know Tom, including his musical interests, so that he could create high-interest lessons that motivated my son to practice and increased his love of music. Mike was able to explain clearly to my son what they were doing, how to do it properly, and why doing it correctly was worth the time invested. Not having had experience with drums, I had no idea how much technique is involved! Mike provided not only drum lessons, but life lessons as well.

As a parent, I have always appreciated Mike's timely communication. I have never had to wonder when my son's lessons would be, when payment was due, or what to do when I had a scheduling conflict. (By the way, Mike understands the chaos that sometimes goes along with being a working parent.)

To sum things up, Mike is a charismatic teacher who uses his expertise to instruct his students in how to become exemplary musicians and people. I recommend him without reservations."
Theresa
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Mike is the best teacher I've had and made learning a fun and productive experience. After a few lessons at my local music store I wasn't sure I'd continue my pursuit of drumming, but after meeting with Mike thanks to a friends referral I'm happy to say I've gone from a shy learner to a confident musician that actively plays with a band."
Tyler
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"Me Murray is the best. So kind and caring. My son loved his lesson!"
Amy
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"In good hands for a beginner"
Subbiah
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"Terrific! We are very happy with the lesson, our young son is learning. Teacher Jeff is great with him - very methodical, consistent and has a lot of patience and understanding with our little guy. Our son looks forward to lessons and enjoys practicing the work he's given to work on during the week. He's great about explaining what we should work on with our son and how to do it, what to watch for and why we are working on what is being assigned. We have had a great first experience!"
Susanna
Took Drum lessons from Jeff F.
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"Corey is a fantastic drummer! Take advantage of time at home while learning new skills, and this is a great way to stay active and keep your energy up. Corey has been drumming for a very long time and has an excellent positive attitude, you can't miss!"
Steve
Took Drum lessons from Corey D.
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"I am an intermediate drummer. Lessons with Ryan have been awesome. He is easy going, laid back but keeps you totally engaged. He is well versed in many instruments and music theory. I'm always looking forward to mynext lesson. I highly recommend him for anyone."
Phil
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"First lesson was great! We are looking forward to our future lessons with Joan."
Hartley
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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