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Anthony G.

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Mill Valley, CA
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Arts In Percussion, Emphasis on Percussion Performance from Humboldt State University
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Anthony G.

Mill Valley, CA

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I started when I was 10. My first performance was on a single snare drum and a cymbal at the 5th grade talent show, we performed Get Back by The Beatles. From there I became influenced by other drummers and wanted to be the best that I can. I started teaching drum lessons quite a while ago (maybe 10 years?) and have loved it ever since.

About Anthony

I have played percussion for 17 years, gained a degree in Music Performance, and have extensive experience on stage performing with the Golden Gate Brass Band, Mill Valley Philharmonic, and even my local garage band, The Sonic Steps. Additionally I have taught percussion off and on for 13 years (wo

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Jesse M.

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Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
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  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

Sunnyvale, CA

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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner drum students. Please refer to my studio partner Melissa:
https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62

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 on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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August 2, 2019
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.
June 28, 2019
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
March 25, 2019
Alex
Jesse is very friendly and a fun teacher to be around.
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Brent E.

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San Francisco, CA
Starting at $70
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brent E.

San Francisco, CA

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I cater my lessons to fit the students needs. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an advanced drummer looking to refine your skills, I can help you along your musical journey. I play several different styles of music, and love to teach new concepts to aspiring students.

About Brent

I'm a professional pianist and drummer based in the bay area. I have been teaching for over a decade, and find great joy in helping students progress and develop a love for music. As a performer, I am active in several bands and enjoy playing a variety of musical styles. The lessons are personaliz

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October 24, 2019
Linda
Brent has been teaching my daughter drum for about 1 year now and it has been great!

I highly recommend him as a music teacher.
October 22, 2019
Gautam
My 7 year old loves music and has shown an affinity towards playing the drums! Brent has been an awesome teacher and has so much patience working with easily distracted kids. He is always encouraging my son and show him both the fun side and the more technical side of playing the drums. We look forward to continuing our lessons with Mr. Brent, and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the drums
October 21, 2019
Shalinee
Brent has created a wonderful learning environment for both of my kids. Although they are at very different stages of learning, Brent has been able to meet them individually where they are in their processes. Brent’s approach is calm, engaging and fun. Both kids look forward to learning more each week.

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Alex K.

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Drum
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Alex K.

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Professional, versatile drummer with over 16 years of experience and as a professional player and a range of styles runs the gamut from playing stadiums to small clubs, from touring internationally to working in the studio, from playing speed punk with Rehasher to playing soul and funk music with The Savants of Soul.

Our lessons together will focus on four main areas: hand technique and fundamentals, techniques for building drum set vocabulary, application of technique through musical performance and mentorship in building your music career.

Whether you're just getting started and want to know the basics or you're an advanced player looking to gain some new insight or techniques, I want to help you have have fun in your own journey through music -- professional or otherwise.

About Alex

Professional, versatile drummer with over 16 years of experience and as a professional player and a range of styles runs the gamut from playing stadiums to small clubs, from touring internationally to working in the studio, from playing speed punk with Rehasher to playing soul and funk music with T

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August 18, 2019
Juliet H.
From the beginning I have felt that Alex is very invested in my success and like every great teacher, he challenges me. Alex's teaching style is a combination of teaching, observing and correcting technique, addressing mindset (really important), and wanting the student to feel the joy of discovering how to play real songs with every lesson. He is patient and encouraging, with just the right word at the right time. Combined with his vast knowledge of music, lessons and homework are packed with useful info that is broken down in a way that’s easy to understand. He also demonstrates how everything is applied through multiple musical styles,, so you can get a sense of the potential of your own playing in the future while broadening your musical horizons, which is a bonus.. You will get out of it only what you put into it, so regular practice is key otherwise it's easy to get behind. But Alex will adjust if something is not working, which is very motivating. Great teacher. Recommend 100%.
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Steven C.

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Drum
Starting at $40
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I have been teaching privately for over 9 years and playing since the age of 6. My studies have taken me through music performance programs at William Paterson University, Manhattan School of Music, and The Drummers Collective. I've performed at venues throughout the country in a wide variety of musical settings (jazz, rock, theater, marching band, etc). Lessons are focused on each individual student's musical interests and a strong foundation on the instrument. From beginners to professionals, lessons will be tailored to fit the student's needs and goals.

About Steven

My name is Steven Crammer and I am professional drummer and teacher based in New York City. I have a B.M (jazz performance) from William Paterson University, a certificate from Drummer's Collective, and am working towards my M.M. (jazz performance) from Manhattan School of Music. I have performed a

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Alejandro M.

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Drum
Starting at $45
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • AA Music Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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High energy lessons with a teaching plan focused around your drumming needs!
Fun for beginners looking to test the waters and creative for drummers looking to advance their skills!
Each lesson can be filmed and recorded with pro audio quality. This allows students to visualize and review their lesson in great detail.
Besides using recorded footage for reviewing your lesson, it can also serve as promotional content to land your future gig!
Get the most out of your lessons! \m/

About Alejandro

I've been drumming since I was 5 years old and is what I know best! Experienced in touring nationally/internationally with rock bands and drum shows, as well as all the various types of school bands growing up (concert, jazz, marching, etc..) I currently play for The World Over, Street Drum Corps

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"Developing passion for music

Richard is doing a wonderful job at developing a passion for musical instruments with my 6 year old son!"
- Brett
Took Drum lessons from Richard C.
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"John has been a great drum instructor for our 9 year old son. In a short period of time, John has taught him tons of skills and also helped develop his love of drumming. He keeps it fun, easy and motivational, but also has challenged our little drummer. He is very encouraging and positive with our son's progress. John is always on time and is a great communicator. We definitely recommend John!"
- Sarah
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons with Brandon at the School of Rock in Madison for 4 years . Brandon was the musical director of several performance camps , where the kids participating would learn songs and perform them live in front of an audience after 4 months of intense practices .
Brandon is a great teacher , very good with kids . He was instrumental in helping my daughter become a professional musician , overcome her shyness on stage and taught her the value of hard work, perseverance , and working as a team . I cannot say enough about Brandon’s abilities . He is fantastic !"
- Pam
Took Drum lessons from Brandon T.
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"Murray is awesome!!! Very detailed and organized. He has the right personality for teaching. His patience with students is a great attribute to him being a great instructor. If you want to become a drummer, then Murray Piper is your guy!!!"
- D'Juan Chapman
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Steve is an excellent teacher.

Steve has been my son's teacher for a year and my son's playing ability has increased dramatically from his previous instructor. My son really enjoys his class time with Steve and the way he teaches music. He engages my son to want to play better. He takes time to let me know how my son is doing, what he needs to work on, and he should do at home to progress. Steve is an excellent teacher."
- Gilbert
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"Jordan was a very excellent teacher. He was very well spoken and very patient. Jordan brought humor into his teachings and it was well appreciated. I look forward to the next lesson."
- Caleb
Took Drum lessons from Jordan R.
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"Very patient and keeps the kids interested."
- Alan
Took Drum lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"3 months ago our 7 year old daughter decided she wanted to learn how to play the drums, so naturally we (I mean my husband..lol) bought her an electric drum set (early Christmas present). However at this time she had never played and knew nothing about reading music. Fortunately we found Keith online and it has been an amazing experience. Keith was patient and made learning to play and read music fun. My daughter learned so much and more importantly looked forward to her lessons each week. Unfortunately due to military orders we had to leave the area otherwise we would have stayed with Keith as her teach for a very long time."
- Natasha and Mark
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"Mike has been a great instructor for my son. He has been extremely professional and easy to work with. My son is quiet and not very outgoing, however he has come out of his shell with Mike. Mike utilizes the lesson time to its fullest. Overall, we have been very pleased."
- Todd
Took Drum lessons from Michael T.
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"Keith inspired my teenage daughter to keep practicing and playing through a mixture of flexibility and tough love."
- Lisa
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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