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Eric P.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Eric P.

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The drums are the backbone of most music, so you have to be able to feel the groove and stay tight and on top of the beat. I encourage students to pick their favorite songs, and we drum to those while learning proper technique, rudiments, song form, fills, rhythm, different grooves / beats, and anything they want to know about the drums. I have been playing the drums for over sixteen years and have a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the Berklee College of Music. Drums is a beautiful art and form of expression and is just the tip of the iceberg we can tackle called Music.

About Eric

MUSIC! I think music is the most beautiful thing in the world, so lets take time to learn and play music together. I have been playing the drums for over sixteen years, and been in over fifteen bands in the course of that time. I have a degree in Music from the Berklee College of Music were I stu

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Amelia
Excellent teacher
Brinton
Eric is super nice, helpful, and the best part is he didn't laugh too hard when he heard me sing on the recording we were working with! He always works at my pace and is super easy to communicate with. Thanks brother!
Dalton A.
1st lesson went perfectly!
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Khalil H.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Rhythm
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Music Business / Recording Engineering from U.C.L.A Extension
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Khalil H.

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I am a professional drummer, music educator, producer & audio engineer. Who has been playing & teaching drums professionally for over 20 years, and currently offering lessons to beginning, intermediate & advanced students.

The beginner will learn to read drum modern notation / the four basic drum strokes (natural, down, tap & up) / proper sticking techniques for various applications / all standard rudiments, as recognized by the Percussive Society of America / playing to a click track / creative drum fills / odd meter patterns and many styles including; jazz, funk, fusion, blues, rock, R&B, hip hop, drum n bass, world music and orchestral.

The intermediate to advanced student will learn better control & execution of rudiments & grooves he or she may already be familiar with. Introduction to playing patterns in odd time signatures such as 5/4, 7/8 and 9/16. Visual concepts applied to various genres of music. To be used in an effort to capture a particular mood, as it relates ...

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Available for: Gigs, Sessions, Touring & Teaching, as well as studio & production services.

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Efrain
Khalil is an excellent teacher who is patient, knowledgeable, and creative. His words of encouragement are not only uplifting but also a source of inspiration. Additionally, he’s a good mentor.
Tyler
Amazing Drum teacher! One of the best musicians I've ever met.

Clear and concise lesson plans that always challenge you. Would highly recommend working together.
Mattie L.
Khalil is such a kind, patient, and positive instructor. Would highly suggest working with him at whatever level you are starting out at.
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Chuks O.

3 Reviews
Lakewood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English / pigeon English and Igbo
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chuks O.

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Want to play like a pro and write your own music? you definitely at the right place. I have been teaching private piano, Bass guitar, drum and composition lessons for more than a decade. i graduated from Berklee College of music where i majored in performance/ professional music with a full scholarship. i make my lessons fun and prepare students for auditions and live performance situations. Let's get started!

About Chuks

I am a professional bass player, pianist and record producer. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors degree on a full ride. During my time at Berklee, world-renowned bassists such as Steve Bailey and John Patitucci have mentored me. One of my original compositions “Chuk for Ch

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Dozi
this guy really made drumming so easy and I learnt basic rudiments in a short time... I will recommend him for any of the above instruments he is a beast on each instrument...
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Albino
Amazing teacher and superbly talented!!
Erica
Chuks is amazing!!! alot of talented musicians i know really suck at teaching but he's a combination of both. He makes everything so easy that you start thinking like a pro in one hour. His personality is incredible! always smiling!:))
after a month of lesson i can easily play by ear and transcribe practically anything, and he makes you think "outside the box". Thank you so much Chuks!

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David E.

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Starting at $17
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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David E.

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Hello. My lessons are for beginning and intermediate students looking to improve their skills for school band (includes marching band) and acoustic 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. In the end, I want my students to be comfortable and confident when performing with bandmates in front of an audience. If you are comfortable and confident then you will have fun. It all works together. Parents are welcome to sit in and listen.

About David

I started drumming at age 12. First Junior High Band and Junior High Jazz Band. Then High School Band, Drum & Bugle Corp on the weekends, High School Marching Band, High School Jazz Band, Garage Bands, and rock bands that played gigs. Then College Band, College Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and d

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Trinity B.
Awesome lesson
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Thor B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA, Music from UW-Milwaukee
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Thor B.

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When we make music it's called playing for a reason: because it's fun! My aim is to ignite joy, creativity, and growth no matter your age or background with music. I listen to you in order to help guide you through your unique path, reinforcing solid standard practices and Independence along the way. What excites and inspires you about music?

For over 20 years, I have been teaching and performing as a professional drummer and percussionist. Since receiving my bachelor's degree in classical percussion and a master's degree in video game music and sound design, I have continued to share my passion for music as an active performer, recording artist, composer, arranger, and sound designer.

About Thor

I have extensive experience in the worlds of performing, composing, arranging, and teaching. On drums, I've kept myself busy playing rock, pop, jazz, country, hip-hop, classical, metal, acoustic, latin, avant-garde, showband, big band, sight-reading, fusion, children's music, and more in a wide var

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Chris R.
I took up drums at 48 years old. It had always been a dream of mine but I was worried that as a husband and father of two it was an unrealistic dream and too time consuming. Cut to 3 years later and I am a drummer in a band playing gigs!! I owe all of this to Thor. He is a GREAT drummer and a GREAT instructor. Thor also taught my son! I highly recommend him to anyone interested in pursuing this incredible passion!!!
Scott
Thor is the best drummer and teacher! I’m so thankful for the rhythmic wisdom he shared in our online lessons. It helped take my drumming to the next level. Highly recommended 10/10
Tommy
Thor really knows what he’s talking about! He has a solid footing in rock, jazz, Latin, and many other settings and his compositional skills and musicianship really back up his expertise as a drummer. I took lessons from Thor for three years while I was in high school and now I study jazz drums at Elmhurst College. Looking back, Thor was definitely my favorite teacher. He brings an enthusiasm and friendly demeanor to each and every lesson and I couldn’t think of a better teacher for a beginner/intermediate drummer.

Jordan R.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Jazz Guitar Performance from University Of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jordan R.

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Basic rock rhythms and rudiments to advanced time keeping and the role of a drummer in modern music.

About Jordan

I received my education at the University of Wisconsin, majoring in Jazz Guitar. I've studied with some of the best guitarists in the Midwest, and have performed live and in recording studios all across the country in a variety of styles (Rock, Metal, Bluegrass, Jazz, Classical, Country). I've perf

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Josh E.
Jordan was very helpful right from the start. He listened to me on where I am at and where I want to be. He showed me a few things that we will work towards and then helped me understand my instrument much better. Gave me some fun new things to practice before the next lesson. If you're looking for a lesson that is interactive and fun I recommend Jordan and the online thing is supper easy and handy. I don't think it could have gone any better. The lesson was 45 minutes and it felt like 10.
Dave
Jordan is excellent & very patient.
Max
Jordan is a fantastic teacher! He expertly and patiently guided my young son from essentially 0 to reading notes and playing them on the guitar in about half an hour. He is clearly an experienced musician who loves to teach. We are looking forward to the next lesson.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Lakewood, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Lakewood is $64. 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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$52 average
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$64 average

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"Kay is awesome. My daughter loved her. She is very patience and kept Victoria engaged."
VICTORIA
Took Drum lessons from Kay S.
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"John was patient, very helpful, and met my son where he was in his journey. Already after the firs lesson, he was well improved and excited for the next lesson."
Maxton
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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My 12 yr old decided he wanted drums for Christmas and we knew that would include getting him lessons. Finding Christian through Take lessons was indeed lucky for my son. If you are looking for a teacher who is calm, level headed, knowledgeable and very easy to contact at anytime then Christian is who you are looking for. He has several students and they all come out happy and feeling good about their lessons. My son, even when not feeling great insist that he attend his drum lessons. compliments to the instructor."
rita
Took Drum lessons from Christian C.
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"Matthew has been great for my son, Michael! He has learned a lot in a short period of time!"
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Great Drum Teacher!

Steve Bitte is an exceptional drum teacher. He is able to motivate students of all ages. He empowers his students. Practice and music theory under his instruction are hip, fun and just plain cool. He is very patient and encouraging. He can see where there are problems and he is able to help the student conquer any difficulties. He is a dedicated teacher able to inspire all students."
Elizabeth
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"I was a bit nervous for my first lesson and Casey made it so easy!! I’m so excited for my next one!"
Lisa
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Emerson is great at teach in teaching. He will go at any pace you tell him to go at. I would recommend him for all ages."
Falaena
Took Drum lessons from Emerson W.
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"I had my first lesson with Matthew and it exceeded my expectations! Matthew was professional yet really down to earth and he made me feel comfortable from the get go. I look forward to taking my drumming to the next level with Matthew as my teacher."
Tim
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Not only does he teach, but he’s also in high-demand for professional music gigs all over the country! Murray is very patient and has a tremendous passion to teach at ALL LEVELS!! Take me for example, I’m not a beginner, but I needed to sharpen my skills and kick a number of bad habits -Murray is perfect for that!"
Shanelle
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Jeromy has been teaching my son drum lessons for the past year and has done an excellent job, My son enjoys and learns much from Jeromy. His talent, patience and sense of humor keep the lessons fun and challenging."
Linda
Took Drum lessons from Jeromy O.
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