I am a professional percussionist and recording engineer with a Bachelors in Music Technology from Duquesne University. I have been playing for 14 years and am versed in in many drumming styles including rock, funk, jazz, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian. As a recording engineer I have recorded every genre from classical to metal. I cover everything from sound theory and physics to hands on application. *** Lesson Details *** Beginning lessons involve the rudimentary study of rhythm and their application to drumming as a whole. Building a sense of independence in each hand so that both are equally as comfortable and strong will be emphasized. From their students will learn the intricacies of the drumset and develop a sense of interdependence between their limbs. I will start the student with a
Since the age of eight, Gordon has spent his life learning, performing, and teaching percussion traditions from all over the world. Beginning with the drum set and later studying concert percussion in college, he earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from Western Carolina University as well as a master’s degree in percussion performance from East Carolina University. He has completed the coursework for a doctorate in percussion at West Virginia University and is writing his dissertation. As a drum set artist Gordon has more than twenty-five years of professional experience. He has played hundreds of performances in a variety of musical styles, performing in backing bands for artists such as Lionel Hampton, George Benson, Ramsey Lewis, Roy Ayers, and Ronnie Laws. Gordon is ...
I have been studying since 1982 began performing in December 1984 performing steadily since 1986 teahing since 1991 leading my own orchestra since October 1999
I am a musician and composer who has recorded and performed for many years, as well as a 6th Degree Black Belt who owned a school for nearly two decades where I taught literally thousands of students, a few hundred who became Black Belts in a 3 to 4 year training program. I am also a Business Growth Coach who works with business owners who want to double, triple and even 10x their business while cutting their work hours. Nice to meet you!!!
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