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Antonio M.

Fresno, CA

About Antonio

Antonio resides in Fresno, California. He has been playing drums for over 14 years. He has performed extensively around the central valley and California. He studied classical theory and has a BA degree in Jazz Performance from CSU, Fresno State. Awards and merits include Outstanding Overall College Performer of the 2007 Reno Jazz Festival, winner of the regional guitar center drum off for 2003 and 2008. He has taught privately for 6 years and at Fresno schools including ACEL Charter High School, Kipp Charter and currently at Kepler Charter. Antonio has shared the stage opening for act su
ch as Heart, The English Beat, The Doobie Brothers, The Wailers, The Skatalites, Vodoo Glow Skulls, The Aggrolites, The Toasters, Fishbone, Long Beach Dub All-Stars, Christian McBride Trio, Tera Melos, Ape Machine, Bilal, Black Milk, Twinkle Brothers and more. His drumming style can be credited to some of his favorite drummers including John Bonham, Elvin Jones, Chris Dave, Bill Ward, Zigaboo Modeliste, Dave Grohl, Mitch Mitchell, J-Dilla and Jon Theodore. Beginners to Advanced students welcomed, learn jazz, heavy metal, hip-hop, reggae, ska, traditional jazz, Afro-Cuban and more!!!

Projects include:
The Jules Winnfield
Style Like Revelators
Fight Club
The Notones
Viper City Brass Band

*** Lesson Details ***
Lessons are focused on the students personal proficiency level and capability. Also it is important to keep the lesson geared towards what the student wants to learn. If you have not played drums, guitar, or bass before and are looking to start playing today, I can get you started with a good foundation and advance from there. Also if you are already playing and seeking guidance or improvement, I can be of aid as well.

-sight-reading/reading
-styles/genres
-technique
-rudiments
-scales/chords
-soloing/improvisation
-tones/tuning/timbre
-composition

*** Studio Equipment ***
KITS
-Yamaha Stage Custom kit 2003
-Gretch Catalina Club 2005
-CB 700 1973
-Collarlock 1999

SNARES
-Porkpie Beechwood
-Pearl Chad Smith model
-Yamaha Absolute Maple piccolo

CYMBALS
-Paiste GaintBeat 24" ride
-Paiste 2002 22" ride
-Paiste GaintBeat 20" crash
-Paiste 404 20" crash
-Zildjian K Dry Complex II 24" ride
-Zildjian K Constantinople 22" ride
-Zildjian K Thin Constantinople 22" ride
-Zildjian K Constantinople 20" ride
-Zildjian K Custom Left Side 20" ride
-Zildjian FX 18" china
-Zildjian K Custom 13" hats
-Zildjian A Custom 14" hats
-Sabian AAX 18" crash
-Sabian AA 16" crash
-Sabian AAX 13" hats

GUITARS/AMP
-Fender Stratocaster
-Ibanez AF95 Hollow-body
-Fender bass
-Fender Hot-Rod Deville

*** Travel Equipment ***
Available for use during lesson:

-Porkpie Beechwood Snare 14"
-Pearl Chad Smith Model Snare 14"
-Cymbals of your choice (see studio equipment)
-Fender Stratocaster
-Fender Bass

*** Specialties ***
I am an all around musician, drumming styles that I take pride in and have worked through different projects include: (these can be taught!!!) plus more!!!!

-Rock
-Doom Metal
-Psychedelic Rock
-Punk
-Death Metal
-Surf/Two-Beat
-Texas Swing/Blues
-Traditional Jazz
-Big Band/Swing
-Bebop Jazz
-Hard Bop Jazz
-West coast/East coast Jazz
-60's Reggae
-Roots Reggae
-Traditional Ska
-Two-Tone/Third Wave Ska
-Calypso/Steel band
-West coast/East coast Hip-Hop
-R&B/Soul
-Oldies/Motown
-Breakbeat
-Afro-Cuban/Salsa
-Merengue/Cumbia
-Corridos/Banda
-Classical Percussion

Guitar/Bass:

-Chords (Basic to Advanced)
-Scales (Basic to Advanced)
-Composition/Song Writing

Theory:

-Classical/Jazz
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Antonio M.

Antonio M.

Fresno, CA 93727
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$30 / 30-min
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Kara P.

Fresno, CA

About Kara

Kara M. is an award-winning educator with a background
in Alternative and Special Education, who has been
involved with students from a variety of school
districts within the Fresno and Madera County Office
of Education. Mrs. M.'s education includes a B.A. in Liberal Arts;
M.A in Management; and post-graduate degree in
Organizational Behaviors. Her academic proficiencies
include a Professional Clear Multiple Subject
Credential; Administrative Services Certificate;
Supplemental Authorizations in Engli
sh, Health
Science, and Music; NCLB qualifications in
Language Arts, Science, Self-Contained K-8,
Science, Math, Music, and all the Social Sciences.
Mrs. M. also possess a SDAIE Certification and Certificate of Mediation. Mrs. M is the Central Valley's only Educational Advocate and is affiliated with COPAA (Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates.
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Kara P.

Fresno, CA 93720
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koua V.

Fresno, CA

About koua

Koua V., age 25, completed his Bachelor degree in Musical Instrumental Performance at CSU Fresno State under Dr. Corey Whitehead. Koua has played in numerous concerts and festivals. Some include the CSU Fresno Guitar Ensemble performing the Violin Concerto "Spring" from The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi, the String Quartet in G Major "The Serenade" by Franz Josef Haydn, live for Comcast 93, San Joaquin Valley. Koua has also played for the La Bella New Concert Artist at the Bonner Auditorium Fresno Art Museum. Currently, Koua is the guitarist and youth song director for Hmong Baptist Church
. Some of his hobbies include fishing, being outdoors, sports, cars, and helping others when they need a hand
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koua V.

koua V.

Fresno, CA 93727
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$35 / 30-min
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Zach L.

Fresno, CA

About Zach

Hi Im Zach! I have been playing drum for 12 years. I have played in everything from a punk rock band to a church band. I specialize in drums but I also own a recording studio. I play in a band called Revival Worship out of Fresno, Ca and we are currently working on our first EP, which I am producing along with a friend from Arizona. I would love to give you lessons on drums or recording in person or over Skype just let me know!!!
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Zach L.

Zach L.

Fresno, CA 93727
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$30 / 30-min
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Marianne L.

Clovis, CA

About Marianne

My name is Marianne Ludwig, Ph.D. I teach Classical Piano, my price includes all books and materials! I must insist on only serious students, that means that parents must be involved enough to make sure daily practice is done and for young students to be in the room while they practice. Parent participation is SO important, you only have to be in the room to offer encouragement. My practice requirements are based on "repetitions", not time....so that takes the pressure off the parent AND me! Your student will be playing after the first lesson! I have been teaching for 35 years and am a J
ulliard graduate. I am also trained to teach students with special needs! Looking forward to meeting you and heading off to "Music Land"!
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Marianne L.

Marianne L.

Clovis, CA 93612
starting at
$60 / 30-min

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