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Mattia C.

Mattia C.

4.9(35)
Ciao guys, Mattia here. Have you ever wanted to play drums but you don’t know how to start? Or have you played for a while and feel stuck, like you’re losing time or missing a piece? I felt the same when I first started, but private lessons helped me achieve my goals and become the person I am today: A Professional Musician. If I did it, so can you. I’m excited to offer you online lessons where I will help you achieve your goals through a personalized path which includes technique + reading; groove like pop, rock, jazz; fills + solos; and anything else you wanna work on. Are you ready to improve your skills?
$1$27
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Cindle V.

Cindle V.

4.9(23)
A fun way to practice and learn how to play the drums.
$1$25
/30 mins
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Justin L.

Justin L.

5(13)
Want to learn to play drums or get your drum chops even better? I can help! Ever since I started drumming at 10 years old, I fell in love. I've toured the country in multiple pop/ rock acts as the drummer and have tracked on countless albums. Come get better at drums at the beautiful Four Horsemen Studios with Justin.
$1$25
/30 mins
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Matthew N.

Matthew N.

4.6(30)
Matthew has studied and taught drums for over 20 years. His specialty lies in drumset of all styles and rudimental snare drumming. You can expect a well rounded lesson covering all of the fundamentals to becoming a good drummer.
$1$32
/30 mins
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Douglas O.

Douglas O.

5(12)
Drum Set: Jazz, Blues, Rock, Pop, Country Western and World Music.
$1$30
/30 mins
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Evan W.

Evan W.

5(23)
Professional teacher since 2008. Started with a snare drum in fourth grade and never stopped! Alumnus of University of Washington (BM, cum laude, Jazz Studies) + Roosevelt High School. I make sure to teach students what they are most interested in while also providing them with a strong musical foundation they can apply to any path.
$1$40
/30 mins
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Murray P.

Murray P.

4.9(119)
Snare Drum - Orchestra Percussion - Proper sitting & standing posture - Care & tuning of snare drum - Proper hand placement - Stone & Moeller technique -Basic rudiments development single stroke, double stroke, open stroke rolls, single, double, triple paradiddles, flams, flam taps, flamadiddle, flam accent, ruff family - Reading simple rhythms & notes, whole, half, quarters, 8ths, 16ths, 8ths note triplets and 16ths note triplets - Develop time keeping skills, working with a metronome or click track Drum Set - Beginner, Intermediate & advance drumming - Reading various time signatures - Styles studies, reggae, latin, gospel, rock, jazz, blues, r&b etc... - Enhance time keeping skills, metronome & click track - Use of brushes, mallets and hot rods - Double bass drumming concepts - Tuning & maintenance - Development creativity and endless ideas on the drum set for grooves, solos and drum fills Hand Percussion - Bongos, Cajon, Congas, Djembe and many more. - All styes & rhythms
$1$35
/30 mins
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Aaron C.

Aaron C.

4.9(43)
We will develop solid time, technique, reading, and rudiments. To foster musicality we will focus on critical listening . We will focus on effective practicing to maximize our efforts. We will learn to apply rudiments and stickings around the drums for interesting and dynamic fills. We will play together to focus on listening and ensemble skills. We also have the ability to record our lessons for later review.
$1$25
/30 mins
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My son has been taking drum lessons from Daniel for six months. I am happy that he's showing great progress. Daniel is very patient with his student for Anthony is very easy to distract. He makes s

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My son and I take lessons from "Mr. Matt." He is always enthusiastic and supportive even if we're not the most musically talented. We love his mix of basic essentials, music style and theory, and plai

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Great lessons. Works well with my daughter. She is having a great time learning from Douglas.

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My son has been taking drum lessons from Daniel for six months. I am happy that he's showing great progress. Daniel is very patient with his student for Anthony is very easy to distract. He makes s

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Drum Lessons in Sacramento: Your Guide to the Local Music Scene

By Justin B - Sacramento Drum Teacher

If you’re taking drum lessons in Sacramento, you’re in a fantastic city to learn. There are a number of awesome music venues, and several notable drummers have come from Sacramento like Johnny Rabb (Clinician, Author, Collective Soul, Roland), Abe Cunningham (Deftones), Dave Buckner (Papa Roach), Zach Hill (Death Grips, Hella), and Mike Johnston (Clinician). All of these great drummers have performed at some of Sacramento’s best music venues. Here are some of the places I recommend for aspiring drummers in Sacramento.

Ace of Spades is one of the bigger venues where you can catch some of the top touring drummers. Musicians play a wide range of genres from rap to rock, metal to jazz, and everything in between. The events calendar is always full, and it’s a great place to see both local performers and well-established drummers.

If you’re looking for a more intimate venue, check out a show at Harlow’s, my favorite place in Sacramento. There’s a great sound system, and I have seen some amazing drummers rock out on Harlow’s stage like Virgil Donati (Allan Holdworth), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), David Garibaldi (Tower Of Power), Thomas Pridgen (Mars Volta), Dennis Chambers (Independent), and Zakir Hussein.

The Boardwalk is one of Sacramento’s oldest rock venues. Since the '80s, it has played host to some of rocks’ greatest touring performers. You can also catch some amazing local musicians if you stop by on Thursday nights. The Boardwalk is one of the best places to play, and a great venue for local, up-and-coming artists looking to get their start.

Folsom’s Powerhouse Pub is an awesome place to see a wide variety of performers. Check out cover bands on Friday and Saturday nights, local, up-and-coming drummers on Wednesday nights, and blues and jazz bands on Sunday nights.

There are so many great places to see live music, and watching other performers is a fantastic learning tool for anyone taking drum lessons in Sacramento. Now it’s time for you to get out there and explore the local music scene.

Practice hard, and have fun!

  • Justin B.
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