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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.

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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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Vicente F.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Vicente F.

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With a Bachelor's in Music degree with focus on Percussion studies, students will receive the best insight on musical applications for the 21st century under my tutelage.

Students will learn to read sheet music as their primary lesson to advance their skills on percussion, drum set and other melodic pitched percussison.

Lessons will be taught with strict guidance on drumset technique and percussion literature related to their school UIL list with a strong focus on music note reading.

About Vicente

Hi everyone, I'm a graduate of the University of Texas RGV and hold a Bachler's in Music Performance degree. I currently work part time at a local music store teaching drum set and piano lessons where I've been doing so for the past 15 yrs. With this background, I have further planted my teachin

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Matthew N.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Most Improved Musician from Birch Creek
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew N.

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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.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mus

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Veronnica P.
Practical, efficient, patient, supportive. Matthew is able to assess quickly and keep things progressing forward while still highlighting fundamentals. Great for adults. Gentle for those on the lower end of confidence with an instrument.
Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!
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Anna P.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner
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Anna P.

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Hello, dear students and parents. I am a principal of Magic Flute Montessori Music School in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. I have finished a Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with two master's degrees in Piano and choir conductor; my dissertation was in music therapy. Also, I completed the Montessori Teacher Training Institute in Miami. I offer music lessons for children and adults at any age, starting from Birth to 99 years old.

About Anna

I am a highly skilled professional, certified musician. I offer lessons in piano, singing, ukulele, flute, saxophone, clarinet, drums, violin beginners as well as group lessons in ear training and theory, piano and singing, Russian language lessons. My main instrument is piano, and I specialize i

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Great lesson. I left feeling very encouraged and excited to continue learning how to explore my vocal abilities. Thank you!
Daniel
Anna is the best! I’m learning so fast and I feel invigorated with every lesson.
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David P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Associates Degree-Jazz Performance, B.A. Psychology Continuing Ed. Clinical and Counseling Psychologhy from University of The Art, Temple University, Chestnut Hill College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David P.

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I teach various styles of music including, jazz, fusion, funk,Afro-Cuban , neo-soul and rock. I teach rudiments and classical drum technique utilizing various method books in order to facilitate proper technique, coordination ,chart reading, and overall musicianship. Improvisation is key to communication on the band stand . I coach students on how to practice efficiently and effectively in order to be able to play music with others. Lessons are geared to students’ goals and learning styles.

About David

Learning to play music goes beyond understanding how to play an instrument alone. It is a craft and mentorship that teaches us the value of self expression, creativity, communication, focus, and more. As a professional musician, music therapist and educator, I understand what it takes to show you ho

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Nicole Tartaglia
Very nice and works well with kids. We are using him for remote piano for our 5 year old daughter, he helped us with the setup and and it works really well! Already recommending him to my friends with younger kids!
Joe
Dave is excellent with my 5 year old daughter. Great approach combining music theory and technical training all while keeping the attention of my child. Could not be any happier with our experience:)
Avi
We had great experience with David. One of my kids learning drums and the second one - piano. Both of them don’t have any experience before and they do great progress during their learning for 3-4 months - bi weekly zoom lessons. David teach them and help us to select the right instruments and other relevant materials
Highly recommended
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jordan C.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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jordan C.

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My drum lessons will be catered to creating a well rounded musician whether they decide to pursue learning drums for fun or if they decide to pursue a career as a musician. My real world experience lends itself to teaching more than just a rote set of techniques. I studied privately and then attended Berklee School Of Music for a year before embarking further on my professional career. I've been playing and studying since the age of 10 and have years of experience playing professionally. I've been on a major label and toured with Powerman 5000, and have been a performing drummer in the Blue Man Group show in Las Vegas for over 20 years.

Stressing reading, rudiments and proper technique will be balanced by learning to play beats, fills, songs and understanding the role of the drummer in a given band or musical situation.

I prefer the lessons to be driven by the students interests so I'm open to creating lesson plans around what they want to learn in order to become the player they ...

About jordan

My name is Jordan Cohen, and I'm a professional drummer and musician in Las Vegas, Nevada. I have many years of professional experience as a musician and have taught students off and on for years. From studying at Berklee College Of Music to touring with a major label band to performing in a Vegas s

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Scotts Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Scotts Valley is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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"Minister Piper is a wonderful teacher, my 9 years old has progressed rapidly under his tutelage. He truly enjoys his time spent with Minister Piper."
Toya
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"My son always looks forward to his lessons with Aaron. Aaron is good at keeping my 11-year-old engaged in his lesson. He always follows up with feedback and homework."
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Aaron 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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"My son enjoys his lessons with Joe very much. He’s an encouraging teacher."
Riley
Took Drum lessons from Joe M.
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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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"Casey is an incredible teacher! Within a few lessons I made an enormous amount of progress all the while having a great time. He is a genuinely kind, personable guy who I would highly reccomend to anyone who wants to learn how to drum, or just wants to better their current abilities!"
Eliza
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Matt is a true professional!

Matt teaches my 10 year old on drums and has done an amazing job. He has instilled the basics and foundation of drumming while still holding the interest of my son. At the same time he is developing his ear and teaching him how to play and adapt to different styles of music.

I highly recommend Matt for all ages of drumming kids and adults alike."
Greg
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"I don't know where to begin, Jim is fantastic, hands down the best music teaching experience I've ever had. He is very knowledgeable on percussion, so well-versed. Jim was really patient with me which I appreciate - since I haven't played the drums in 10 years. But I really picked it back up right away with him, really pleased with the results of our lessons. I highly recommend Jim Saint-Amour as a drum instructor."
Gabi
Took Drum lessons from James S.
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"Rufus is a dedicated drum instructor who is keenly interested in seeing his students improve. We have seen our son rapidly progress with the drums over a short period of time and look forward to seeing Rufus develop his skills further."
Josiah
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"great teacher, my son came home so excited"
Jake
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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