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Scott K.

4 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $54
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.S. in Cognitive Science from UCLA
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Scott K.

4 Reviews
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I've been playing drums for almost 20 years and it is an integral part of my life. I've been teaching for 3 years and have watched students grow from beginners to beast-status. I teach all different styles: rock, jazz, Afro-Cuban, rudiments, you name it. Time to rock!

About Scott

I am a professional producer with a love for all things music. Going from playing the drums on trash cans in my garage as a kid to on stages in LA has been a wonderful ride. Now it's time to get you started on your journey. My musical work as has been feature on Spotify's Fresh Finds playlist a

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Hannah
I am brand new to music production and Scott broke everything down very easily for me. He also gave me great recommendations on starter kit equipment to purchase that was not too expensive.
Aidan
I had a good time with Scott as my coach and first time playing on a drum set! I hope to continue more lessons and maybe do some studio work later.
He showed me basic techniques that I could understand and practice with music. I am happy that I met him.
Jeff
Scott is amazing! He helped teach me the basics of Ableton, over Skype. I was coming from Logic and needed a quick course. I learned how to have a faster workflow and tons of cool shortcuts! Also he is a very chill guy and easy to get along with. I highly recommend Scott if your looking to take your music production, and mixing/mastering skills to the next level.
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Allan R.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Allan R.

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I cater to the player! Not everyone learns the same way and I take that with heart. Weather you are visual, verbal, numerical, etc. I take that into consideration when teaching someone. I will build the foundation of rhythm with you as we expand on the notion of "time". Complete studio set-up allows me to record the lessons for the students as a learning tool. They can see how far they have come from Lesson one until the last. Message me and we will get started taking rhythm to a whole new level!

About Allan

Hello, My name is Allan and I have been playing drums/percussion for 24 years. I started off in the orchestra in middle school and have never stopped playing since then. I am a touring/studio musician playing with all different types of artist and styles. (I do not teach metal. Sorry never got into

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Aiden H.
Allan,
Is very patient with our son who is a drum beginner and has a great attitude toward his passion. He is a wounderful instructor, and we would highly recommend him.
Ben
In the time I’ve worked with Allan he has imparted me with priceless wisdom and simple, straight forward lessons in drum technique and music theory, music business, and countless other aspects of being a musician in Los Angeles. Patient and hard working. Highly recommended.
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Mike S.

20 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • Jazz studies. from University of Utah
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1976
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Mike S.

20 Reviews
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I teach reading rhythms, playing with a bend and how to groove!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of

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Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)
Leo F.
Leo loved jamming out with Michael! We can’t wait until next week. Leo was super focused and he normally has a difficult time listening, but Michael was great.
jerome G.
Mike has great enthusiasm and energy when it comes to imparting his knowledge to those of us less enlightened. Very easy demeanor too. Thanks Mike.

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Alan A.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Alan A.

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I have over 30 years as a professional musician and studied under the best in my community. I perform with top level, award winning musicians and have toured US and Europe. As an instructor, I've churned out over 400 students over my 12 year teaching career. Many of my students tour with their own bands and or perform in their high school marching and jazz band. I work from industry standard material and include my own lesson strategy that's proved trident true over the course of my teaching career. I've won many awards and have been furthering my music education when I'm not touring or recording. I don't have any degrees but am considered one of the best drummers in Tucson. I've performed on stage and recordings with many well known drummers. A few to name, are Tommy Larkin's, Ed Shemanski and Winston Watson. I proficient teaching any style and have applied all styles into my repertoire while performing and recording. I teach drummers how to become a musician, not just a drummer. ...

About Alan

I'm a skilled professional musician/drum and vocal instructor. I've performed/recorded/toured for over 30 years. I've studied from the best in Arizona. I teach all ages and all are welcome. I'm able to provide special needs instruction, i.e. students with autism and learning disabilities. I provide

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Tia
Aidan did a wonderful job helping my son learn percussion- several instruments. He is patient and empathetic, and great with even young kids. I appreciate that he tries to let the kids do things that are fun for them while still teaching the basics.
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Sarah G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music - Percussion Performance from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Performance Certificate from Eastman School of Music
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Sarah G.

2 Reviews
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I believe they will have fun and learn something they never thought was possible!

About Sarah

Sarah is a freelance percussionist and private lessons instructor in New York City specializing in new music, two and four-mallet literature, timpani literature, chamber music, operetta, multi-solo literature and more! Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Sarah’s passion for music theatre has led he

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Hannah L.
Sarah is very detail and always prepared the lesson material beforehand. We are happy that we found her
Kelly
Sarah taught two of our sons beginning percussion lessons. She is very warm and put the boys at ease, without sacrificing expectations. She made lessons relatable to each boy and never compared them to each other. Sarah has a wealth of knowledge and breadth of experience that make her an excellent choice in percussion teachers.
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Chuks O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English / pigeon English and Igbo
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chuks O.

3 Reviews
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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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"Hunter loves his teacher, we are very happy with him. He is good at teaching the fundamentals of music theory, like notation and scales but also keeps it relevant and fun. He asks Hunter what type of music he's into so that it isn't a chore to practice- it is pretty cool that a 10 year old is playing The White Stripes!"
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Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Had a really good beginner experience, as I began to learn the drums with Micheal. Micheal made sure the classes were exciting and would lay an emphasis and rhythm. I would definitely recommend Micheal to any beginner out there!"
- Prithvi Basak
Took Drum lessons from Michael T.
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"I asked Jason to teach me drums after seeing him play at a show. I was really impressed by his technical skills and creativity. He has been an incredible teacher until now and I couldn’t recommend him more!"
- Ben
Took Drum lessons from Jason N.
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"Murray has been teaching my 8 year old son for the past 4 months. He is amazing, encouraging, and makes it fun! He is very patient and kind. I would recommend him to every parent who wishes to give her child drum lessons!"
- Rachel
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"It was super fun. My son had a great time!"
- Skylar
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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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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"Quality drum teacher. I took lessons with Brian for about a year and his teaching style is relaxed compared to other drummers I studied with. I never felt rushed with the exercises, we always went at my pace. I recommend this teacher."
- Jessie
Took Drum lessons from Brian R.
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"Very knowledgeable and patient with any levelof student. Excellent teacher!"
- Melannie
Took Drum lessons from Colby B.
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"im 23, been playing drums for 14 years,I had different teachers all growing up, but I realized that I had no real good knowledge of theory and '' why things works''.
iI've been taking classes with Rafael Leal for six months. During these six months there has been a lot of progress with the knowledge of music theory and my drums skills. There are a lot of music teachers out there, but Rafael's combination of knowledge and skills can not only craft you into a great drummer, but a great musician as well!I highly recommend you contact Rafael leal and pursue taking your music education to a new level."
- victor
Took Drum lessons from Rafael L.
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"Great teacher! David is a talented drummer, teacher, & he is great with kids! My 10 year old loves David and has been steadily improving since beginning. I have also noticed a big improvement in my son's confidence. Priceless!"
- Steven
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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