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Jason D.

3 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Drums from Drummers Collective of NYC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason D.

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My drum lessons are the most fun for many reasons. I focus you on the music you love, stay as far away from boring material as possible, while teaching you the most important aspects of drumming such as technique, hand positions, posture, pocket, feel, timing, ect. But I use music as the guidance system. We will cover drum rudiments, we will cover different genres like Rock, Pop, Metal, Hip Hop, Classic Rock, Reggae, EDM. We will have a blast.

About Jason

Hello Everyone, I am your future teacher. I have been playing for 25 years, I recently recorded for Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad, and I have recorded for various other rock and metal artist from NY and LA. I have toured the country with my original group from NY opening for bands like Iron

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Carrie
Jason instructs my 6 year old son on a weekly basis, via FaceTime. He’s fantastic. The drum lessons have been a great way to keep my kid engaged in learning music during the pandemic. Jason is patient and thorough and keeps my child focused and happy. If you’re lucky enough to get room on Jason’s schedule, take it!
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Fernanda F.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd place from Hit Like a Girl Contest 2014
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Fernanda F.

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I’m a bilingual professional drummer/musician with a Masters degree in music. I have also been teaching drums for more than 18 years with students of all ages, from beginners to advanced drummers. I have also toured worldwide with many top artists like Becky G., Thalia, Oscar Hernandez, Lauren Jauregui, etc. Part of the things I think are important to learn as a drummer are: How to develop independence, hand/foot technique and speed, rudiments, theory, how to play different genres among other things.

About Fernanda

Hi! I’m Fer. I’m a professional musician/drummer and I’ve been playing drums for almost 20 years now. I’m also bilingual (Spanish/English). I’ve been teaching for 19 years coaching hundreds of students. I have a Masters degree in Music performance (drums). I am also an active session drummer and be

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Danny B.

2 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $30
  • Psychology BA from California State University Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Danny B.

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I've been teaching drum set for 5 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to properly hold a pair of sticks and as time goes on you'll be able to effectively keep time, and play along to songs. I specialize in rock, fuck, pop, and blues drumming. In my lessons I typically us the instructional books Syncopation by Ted Reed and the Drummer's Bible by Mick Berry. At lessons I have two drum sets, drum pads, sticks, brushes, music stands, and various drum books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and am excited to teach.

About Danny

I have been playing and performing the drums for the past 16 years. In a teaching situation I try and provide a relaxed and friendly environment in order to learn a students strengths and weaknesses. I want students to be able to learn at their own pace, and not to worry if they think they are

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Dominic L.
Our son learned so much with his music teacher. We are grateful for his patience
Meghan
Danny is a great teacher - he's really patient and encouraging and my son adores his lessons and looks forward to them every week. Danny has a way of making him both take it seriously and also think he's having the most fun and is a natural. I high;y recommend him.

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David L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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, D

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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.
Jacob
David is a great instructor. My son is 9 and a beginner and David is very good with him.

Brett R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Español
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • AAAS digital/analog audio engineering from Shoreline Comm. College
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Brett R.

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Wide variety of styles/genres:
e.g. Rock, Swing, Latin, etc.
Includes all snare rudiments, as well as full trap-kit exercises.
Familiarization of multiple time signatures.

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND ENJOYMENT OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and experienced musician available for instruction offering the following: # In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone recognition # Introduction to performance skills with instruments

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Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!
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Orlando H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 65; Female: 18 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Orlando H.

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Weather you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced, I am the teacher for you.
I’ll be your guide to the world of drums and percussion.

About Orlando

My name is Orlando Hernandez. I’ve been a professional drummer for 40 years. I’m a 3 time Grammy award winning drummer with countless more Grammy nominations. For many years now, Ive been touring with major jazz, rock and pop artist For over 20 years, I have been teaching students of all ages

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Amanda
Orlando truly has a passion and drive for music and it is evident throughout all of his lessons! I have learned many techniques and skills through his lessons. His dedication and love for music made it easy to learn! I definitely recommend taking lessons from him.
Mayra
Orlando is very professional and I can say that his knowledge and the love for music is very special. I learned a lot from him and all his techniques.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Pasadena is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $177 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Great first lesson!!"
Tyler
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"Really enjoying it. He's very enthusiastic"
Luis
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Tom is a great instructor! Cam is learning so much and making great progress on the drums!"
Cameron
Took Drum lessons from Thomas A.
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"Our daughter has had three lessons with Douglas thus far and we could not be happier with him.! He is extremely knowledgeable and his passion for music shows in his work. It is evident that he loves his job!! He is so patient with our daughter which makes her want to return to every visit!!"
Ava
Took Drum lessons from Douglas O.
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"Scott is amazing with our 7 year son beginner. He has him so engaged and excited to learn & play. He's a one-of-a-kind teacher."
Jack
Took Drum lessons from Scott S.
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"Andrew is an awesome drum teacher! I started studying with him in a group class setting, where he easily worked with students of all ages and levels of musical experience to teach the fundamentals of drumming. I moved into private lessons with him, which he always balanced nicely focusing on a variety of things: technique, exercises, reading, listening and songs. He is very skilled and knowledgeable, dependable and a wonderfully nice guy. I learned so much from him in the years that I studied with him and was sad to see him leave Los Angeles. I highly recommend him as a drum teacher for students of all ages!"
Kim
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"Mattia has been such a fantastic drum teacher for my little Arianna! She is only 5 and doing this lesson online - it’s amazing what Mattia has been able to accomplish with her! She loves the class and we definitely will be doing more and more lessons with him. 5 star instructor and so reasonably priced - couldn’t ask for a better instructor, as he goes way beyond what’s expected and helps answer any question."
Anna Hanville
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"Andrew is awesome! In just 3 lessons my son loves the drums! He makes learning fun!"
Brian
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"He's very good with the kids and is great at keeping them engaged. Listens to my comments and concerns and has been flexible in his lessons to keep the kids challenged without frustrating them. I have two boys working with him. They are both so excited to share with me what they've learned after each lesson. I've never seen them look so proud of themselves as they do after their weekly drum lessons!

Rates are very reasonable also."
Jeanette
Took Drum lessons from Michael J.
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"Great tips to get started."
Teresa
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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