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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner drum students. Please refer to my studio partner Melissa:
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Intermediate
Start to learn about polyrhythms as well as developing your ears and body to play songs more accurately. Start to spice up your playing with ways that are interesting, but not intrusive.

Advanced
Really push your polyrhythms and add asymmetrical meters to your repertoire to expand your grasp of complex rhythms. Also learn to use dynamics, cymbal work, and fills to effectively communicate and lead a band without words.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
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Beginning drum students will be taught the basics in a fun but productive way. I will teach a strong foundation so a student can move forward with confidence. Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

Students will learn to feel rhythms from whole notes up to sixteenth notes and become fluent in simple, compound, and swing rhythm families. You will gain the skills for simple time keeping as well as playing simple songs.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes i

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Raine
My 14 y/o daughter enjoyed her lessons.
Violet H.
Wonderful drawing lesson with my 4 year old daughter. My daughter looks forward to her next set of lessons with Melissa. I am grateful and I highly recommend!
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Dennis W.

7 Reviews
Palo Alto, CA
Starting at $70
  • Art & Music from Foothill College
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis W.

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Music is a subject that anyone can relate to. Playing and performing music is a dream that many people aspire. I have watched my students grow from complete beginners to taking stages in front of a large audience.

I am always thorough about teaching my students the basics: understanding proper technique, dynamics, rhythm, and timing. I teach my students to play to a metronome, read music and rhythms, play songs, and play along with other live musicians. I specialize in many various genres of music including funk, rock, pop, hip-hop, jazz, Latin, prog, and metal. Over time, you will learn to play like the professionals that inspire you.

About Dennis

Hey there! My name is Dennis, and I have been playing the drums for most of my life, and have taught for nearly 10 years. Music has become my greatest passion, and I love to share it with anyone who wants to learn. Music is a very special artform in which everyone can relate, feel, and understand

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Sarah
Dennis is a fantastic teacher.
Valeryia
Really understanding and patient teacher with a clear passion for drums.
Elise
My daughter loved her lesson. Superb drawing and shading instruction! Definitely scheduling more lessons.
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Aaron B.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Professional Music and Production from The Street
  • Teaches Beginner
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Aaron B.

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I've been a full time professional musician for 18+ years and have toured all over the world performing with music icons like Chacka Khan, Beyonce, and many more. I have a lot of experience with many different styles of music and I love sharing this gift with anyone who's interested. My teaching phi

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Anthony V.
Arron has opened my eyes to music theory. It's been far more than just a bass lesson.
John T.
I was surprised at how easy it was to connect with Aaron. His diving right in was fun as we got into playing music from the first moment.
Tate
Aaron knows how to work with kids. After 30 minutes my 6 yo came out confident and ready to play!! He doesn’t realize that he still is terrible because he at least knows one chord!! Lol!
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David L.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Spanish, B.A. from University of Washington
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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David L.

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My teaching technique is learner-centered. I work with students to help them build a strong vocabulary of drum rudiments and have them apply their newly acquired drumming knowledge to the songs and genres that interest them most. I have found this to be ideal for those at the beginning and intermediate levels. For the advanced drummers out there, I may be able to assist with some minor application of technique or perhaps deviate from standard drumming practices to acquire a fuller awareness of the body's interaction with not only the drumsticks and drum set, but how to maintain total postural awareness.

For those interested in flamenco, I have a lifetime of experience with the rhythms of flamenco, am a professional cajón player, and study/perform flamenco guitar.

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, Dy

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Martin V.
very professional-knowledgable on time and easy to work with -excellent' couldn't have been better
Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
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David E.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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David E.

3 Reviews
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Hello. My lessons are for beginning and intermediate students looking to improve their skills for school band or full drum set. Students will need to have acoustic drums to allow for practice between sessions. We will work on your skill-set relative to your level of experience. Each lesson will build on the next. My goal is to help students grow with their comfort and confidence. If you are comfortable and confident, then you will have fun. It all works together.

About David

I started drumming at the age of 12. First Junior High Band, then High School Band, Drum & Bugle Corp on the weekends, High School Marching Band, High School Jazz Band, Garage Bands, and Rock Bands playing gigs. Then College Band, College Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and drumming three nights a w

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Raiden H.
David is an excellent teacher! My son enjoys his personality and is learning so much. He is really growing as a musician after only 3 lessons. David is very flexible and easy to work with. He is easily contacted and promptly responds to any questions we have. Because of his extensive musical experience, David has the skills to teach every genre. We are enjoying his teaching plan on continuing lessons with David for a long time.
Brinda S.
Great experience so far. David has been teaching my daughter who is a beginner in Drums, so far so good. He makes sure to send us an email after classes to follow up and assign Homework. Will definitely recommend.
Trinity B.
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"So far, so good! We are excited to continue learning. Mike has been great and professional so far!"
Chad
Took Drum lessons from Mike M.
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"Mr. Michael is the best drum teacher!

In the beginning, I was hesitant to pick up a new instrument. However, after the first lesson with Mr. Michael, I wanted to learn more.

Mr. Michael is so friendly and outgoing. Mr. Michael stands out as a music teacher because he makes the lessons fun by incorporating the student’s interests, whether it’s death metal or cool jazz! The worksheets never feel like homework. I’ve noticed a huge improvement just after a few lessons. His lively personality is so encouraging, and I look forward to every lesson.

Every lesson is tailored to the student’s strengths and weaknessses; he provides worksheets that are challenging but not overwhelming. When going over difficult material, he breaks it down and follows up with praise and positive comments. I never feel discouraged. The lessons are structured yet engaging. After every lesson, I feel a sense of accomplishment and the urge to practice.

If you have been searching for a drum teacher, Mr. Michael is the guy! He is a lively teacher that is passionate about his work. You will not regret choosing Mr. Michael as your teacher!"
Maily
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Throughout every lesson I had, I improved a lot. I learned many new techniques and different music pieces. He gave me challenging work but explained it in such a way I was able to play the pieces really well."
Emmy
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Fantastic. Also taught my autistic older child electric guitar; really good."
Taryn
Took Drum lessons from Jeff J.
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"Raycurt was very flexible in his planning, charming in person and very good (and patient!) with my six-year-old would-be drummer."
Cassie
Took Drum lessons from Raycurt J.
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"Excellent quality of instruction!

I'm a 37-year-old drum student and I find this class very well organized. Mike comes to class very well prepared for each lesson and I don't feel that he goes too fast or too slow. The speed of the lesson is just perfect! I like being challenged and he does just that. At our 7th lesson, we started learning a song from my fave band, Guns n' Roses, and we're having so much fun!

I like very much that he has his own lessons printed for me to take home and practice. He is very good at writing down the "homework" for the week, which is pretty much what he feels I should practice on from what we have learned during the lesson. Everything he teaches prepares me for the next lesson.

In addition, one great thing about his studio is that I get to play on actual drums while he sits at another drum set in front of me, and via microphone and headsets, he teaches me the patterns. He is very enthusiastic about each lesson and I go home wanting to go straight to my drums and practice! No matter how tired I may be after a long day of work.

In every single aspect, the quality of instruction is excellent! I'm very glad to have found Mike on TakeLessons.com."
Margott
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Ross is an awesome teacher. Patient, fun to interact with, knowledgeable. I had a great lesson and am looking forward to learning more from him! Definitely recommend!"
Terra
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Very patient with my daughter and excellent teacher we are so happy to have found her."
Alana
Took Drum lessons from Tracy D.
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"Yo, Zen is the best in the game. Gettin' groovy on the drums as well as in the virtual world. Much obliged!"
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Zen R.
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"This has been an amazing process with my God son. He has ADHD and while initially he had some difficulty being focused he is beginning to slow down and is grasping the ability to learn. Wilma is very patient and an excellent instructor. We really approach her."
Adrienne
Took Drum lessons from Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.
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