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About Rufus S.

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Brandon, FL

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About Rufus
My name is Rufus and I am eager to share my 43 + years of drum experience to help you reach your desired playing goals, you will learn the basics and begin to find your own rhythm as a drummer...let me show you how you can be the best drummer possible!

Performing Experience:
* Play with Local Group - Tropical Heat
* Recently played with National Recording Artist Michael Anthony at Cork and Olive in Brandon
• Musician in Mystic Sheiks of Morocco, Rock a Doo Whop, Christmas Show at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
• Tutored in South America, Europe and Canada over 20 yrs.
• Drummer for New Salem
M.B Church for last 20 yrs.
• 4 yrs marching in the Florida A&M University Marching Band & Percussion Ensemble
• 43 + yrs of rudimentary drumming

Audio: Specialize in digital audio work station software – Cubase 7 – Wavelab 8 and Waves plug-ins.

Recording Background:
Owner of a home based recording studio.

Titles released:

Seasoned with Latin(2014)

The Bottom Line featuring the vocals of Ms. Amella "D"(2013)

True Love- collection of pop music (2012)

Lift Off - A high energy dance song.(2012)

The Spencer Project - a Gospel collaboration with various artists.(2010)

Master Works - variety of different styles of music.(2009)

Lift Off- a high energy dance song (2010)

Iron-man Marathon Music - (1983)

*** Lesson Details ***
We will cover from the basics to the flashiness in drum playing and cover techniques in studio drumming.

If you are looking to venture into song writing,studio recording ,gear and software I have a studio complete with all the tools you will need to help carry you to the next level.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Drum room with seating for parents. 5 piece Yamaha drum set, hi- hat cymbal, ride cymbal, music stand.

Recording studio:

Digital audio work station software:
Cubase 7.5 – Wavelab 8 and Waves plug-ins

Soft synths:
Omnishere,Trilian,Native Instruments,korg legacy collection, Steinberg, Sample tank
host of loops

Controllers:

Axiom 25, Alesis Q61

Outboard gear:
Steinberg MR28M D-Pre mic preamp, Rodes NT-2a mic, Symetrix 525

Samson headphone box

Speakers:

Samson Resolv 65a and sub, Equator D5 speakers

Computer:

Pudget system custom built computer (PC)

*** Travel Equipment ***
Lap top with earphones so student can experience playing along
with music.

*** Specialties ***
R&b, Gospel, Hip Hop, Jazz
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KEVIN April 15, 2017
· Drum · In home
GREAT INSTRUCTOR!! I am 48yo and was apprehensive about trying to learn something new at my age. I've had three lessons thu far and have been enjoying this to the fullest. Rufus keeps the lessons fun and interestng by adding different assignments for me to work on throughout my week. The key is to practice; which, I have embraced and I actually like. I bought a drum set after my 2nd lesson. Rufus came to my house to help me set everything up and tune my drums. He blessed my drums by playing for a few minutes while I stood back and grinned like a 10yo. I jumped on next hoping my drums would sound the same as when he played (they didn't). But that's okay, they will someday. I will be a student with him for a while!!
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Arrington D. January 12, 2017
· Drum · In home
Very professional and was engaged. My son appreciated his kindness.
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Joshua M. November 14, 2016
· Drum · In studio
Mr. Spencer was able to show our son key strategies to enhance his drum beats within the first lesson. We are looking forward to seeing our son's progress as
Mr. Spencer guides him to find his own musical groove. It was a wonderful first session, and our son feels so much more confident already!
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Rufus S.

Rufus S.

Brandon, FL 33511
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$30 / 45-min

About Michael W.

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Winter Haven, FL
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About Michael
I have been teaching for 41 years and opened 14 music schools. Ages 3-96. Taught and performed
in Michigan, Arizona and Florida.

*** Lesson Details ***
Everyone has the ability to learn. Do not let someone tell you different. It is either the wrong
teacher or wrong method for you if you are having difficulty. It is never the student.
I use many combined methods to fit the individual student accoring to their skill level, desires and overcoming any difficulties. I have two recitals a year and video tape them so the student can see and hear their progress.

In addition to piano
I also teach keyboard, organ, improve, stand up comedy, recording, and
ballroom dance ( won grand nationals in tango ).

*** Studio Equipment ***
professional studio seating for parents
yamaha studio stage w/ piano seating for parents
vidoe and audio recording

*** Travel Equipment ***
They need to have an instrument at home.

*** Specialties ***
Each students course is custom designed to ther needs and goals
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Jennifer L. June 22, 2016
· Guitar · In studio
He is very professional and a great teacher. Michael is very entertaining and makes learning fun. My daughter really liked him and is excited about her lessons.
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Rebecca C. October 12, 2015
· Piano · In home
I've only had a few lessons with Michael, but have enjoyed what and how he has taught me so far. He has been flexible with some changes to our schedule and he is on time.
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Rebecca C. October 12, 2015
· Piano · In home
I've only had a few lessons with Michael, but have enjoyed what and how he has taught me so far. He has been flexible with some changes to our schedule and he is on time.
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Michael W.

Winter Haven, FL 33884
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$25 / 30-min

About James M.

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Lakeland, FL
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About James
Hey there, my name is James M. My heart has been in the Entertainment Industry since 12 years old. I began Magic and Piano and my goal has been the same ever since: to make my audiences lives a little more easier. I love performing and I love helping others succeed. I have warm room in my heart for aspiring musicians willing to put in the effort to learn Piano and spread the music. I am a Piano teacher because I want to give students a gift. A gift to love everybody via music because people need music. I'm helpful, knowledgeable, and fun to be around.
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James M.

James M.

Lakeland, FL 33803
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$30 / 30-min

About Christian R.

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Lakeland, FL

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About Christian
I am a professional saxophonist/flutist in central Florida who gigs over 200+ dates a year. I freelance with original bands, wedding and corporate groups. I play in jazz, funk, R&B, reggae, soul, rock, songwriter, classical and world music styles.

I received my A.A. in Music Performance at Valencia College in Orlando before becoming the music tutor there for one school year from 2010-2013. I then studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston and moved back to Florida. As of 2017, I relocated from Winter Park to Lakeland.

I've taught privately and at schools for both young and adult s
tudents.

You learn more about me at my website at:
christianryanmusic.com
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Christian R.

Christian R.

Lakeland, FL 33809
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$20 / 30-min

About Allyson W.

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Lakeland, FL

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About Allyson
Allyson has loved piano for her whole life. Having taught herself the basics, she began taking formal lessons at age 12. She received a full piano scholarship to college where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Piano Performance. She has worked in schools as well as with private students ranging from age 3 to senior adult.

Each student learns at a different pace because everyone is unique! As a seasoned teacher of almost 20 years, she tailors the lessons to each student's preference without sacrificing a solid, theoretical foundation. Her students have said of her, "She has an obvious pas
sion for what she does and for music in general. That passion is infectious, and it inspired me to practice harder at times and to grow my love for playing as she has." They have also said, "She was always very encouraging and gave me tips to improve my individual practice techniques. Not only that, but she also has incredible patience and understanding."
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Tammy May 25, 2017
· Piano ·
Mrs. Allyson taught my son Bryce how to play piano. He learned a lot from her in his short time of playing the piano. We miss her teaching him. We love and miss you Mrs. Allyson. Bryce learned so much from you. Mrs. Allyson is a great teacher. She understands her students and takes the time to listen and answer and go over what they are playing.
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Lawanaka Hooper May 25, 2017
· Piano ·
Allyson is a great instructor. She has the wisdom to teach you everything that you know. I do miss learning with her and hope to get started back up soon with her. Thanks for teaching me how to get started on playing the piano.
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Laura Leigh Adams May 25, 2017
· Piano · In studio
Allyson is a skilled instructor and an outstanding performer. She accepts nothing less than each student's personal best. Most of all, she shares her love for piano with such energy that no student leaves wanting less than the best for him or herself. I came away from my time spent with her with an understanding of the importance of discipline and steady practice -- even if some days she had to beg me to practice more ;) . I truly love playing piano every spare moment I get and it's because Allyson's passion is genuinely contagious.
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Allyson W.

Allyson W.

Lakeland, FL 33809
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starting at
$20 / 20-min

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