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Jonathan B.

3 Reviews
Pahoa, HI
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jonathan B.

3 Reviews
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I take a holistic approach to teaching the Djembe. It is not just about memorizing beats. It is about returning to your natural state where you are in touch with the pulse of life, which is carried through you into the Djembe or anything else you do for that matter. The Djembe's simplicity offers a wonderful invitation for a beginner to return to their knowing of rhythm.

About Jonathan

Aloha, I love music! And I naturally want to share what I love, so that is why I am open to teaching anyone who has a desire to learn. Music helps us embody a natural state of being as we must become balanced in receptivity and action in order perform it. It is such a joyful act done right

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AntonioR
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Very patient, polite, amusing and explains clearly. Excellent teacher over all. :D
EfrainG
Jonathan is a great instructor. I would recommend him to anyone looking to take guitar lessons. He challenges his students and encourages them along the way.
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John is a brilliant teacher in my opinion for the following reasons:- He seems to be able to identify my own goals better than me- Laid back but still motivational- His ability to explain some of the patterns and relationships, particularly in the way he has made me think about the minor/major scales and how to use them together has been a huge help to me- Everything we do has a point that makes sense and keeps the lessons inspirational and funJohn's relaxed style, encouragement and ability to push me exactly where I need to go really works for me and I would definitely recommend him to anyone with a genuine interest in learning how to really become a better guitarist.

Peter M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1998
  • B.S. Speech - Performance Studies from Northwestern University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter M.

2 Reviews
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Find the voice of the djembe without the pain! Learn to play your drum along with any kind of music! You will learn to speak the words which represent the tones of the drum, and quickly learn multiple parts of rhythms you'll remember forever! We can also explore the family of 3 Dunun (Bass Drums) and the other rhythmic instruments such as shakers and bells. Easily understand the "clave" patterns and rhythmic structures of African drumming, with a look to their roots in countries such as Guinea and Senegal, as well as how they have evolved into popular American culture.

About Peter

I am a student of various great drum teachers from many backgrounds. Experienced players enjoy jamming with me, but I have been told that I am especially gifted at helping beginners feel comfortable finding rhythms and sounds out of any instrument, including the human body. Rhythmic breathing is ma

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Wael
Great teacher, great class
Eli I.
Great lesson!

Kerry K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music from Eastern Kentucky University
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Kerry K.

7 Reviews
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Originally from W. Africa, the Djembe is a drum for solo and ensembles. Wikipedia says it can be a Solo drum, due to its volume. My experience is usually with groups, i.e. at Sinclair College's choirs, adding interesting patterns and sounds. My approach is similar to Conga, although private lessons will include other interesting aspects of rudiments and if enough people, the possibility for a percussion group or ensemble would be fun and engaging.

About Kerry

Online Masters Jazz program from University of Arkansas at Monticello, (2018-2019) these studies will help students understand various Jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban drum patterns. I attended Wright State University for two (2) years studying Music , and then transferred to Belmont University t

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Mary
Kerry has an incredible knowledge and experience with drumming. He encouraged me and challenged me. I highly recommend Kerry to anyone looking to be a skilled and educated drummer.
Theresa Lauterbach
I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!
King Koeller
Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin'!

Meet Online Djembe Teachers Serving Keaau, HI

Peter M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • B.S. Speech - Performance Studies from Northwestern University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Peter M.

2 Reviews
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Online Djembe Teacher

Find the voice of the djembe without the pain! Learn to play your drum along with any kind of music! You will learn to speak the words which represent the tones of the drum, and quickly learn multiple parts of rhythms you'll remember forever! We can also explore the family of 3 Dunun (Bass Drums) and the other rhythmic instruments such as shakers and bells. Easily understand the "clave" patterns and rhythmic structures of African drumming, with a look to their roots in countries such as Guinea and Senegal, as well as how they have evolved into popular American culture.

About Peter

I am a student of various great drum teachers from many backgrounds. Experienced players enjoy jamming with me, but I have been told that I am especially gifted at helping beginners feel comfortable finding rhythms and sounds out of any instrument, including the human body. Rhythmic breathing is ma

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Wael
Great teacher, great class
Eli I.
Great lesson!
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Suzanna W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2016
  • B.A. in Communication Studies with a Minor in Music from Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Teaches students 11 to 18
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Suzanna W.

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Playing the djembe is a great way to enter into the percussion world. There are many playing opportunities (if you're willing to look) to play with an ensemble such as a church band or jamming with friends. Everyone needs a good djembe player! In djembe lessons my goal is to teach you basic techniques, music theory, and rhythms to get you comfortable enough to use your djembe skills to perform confidently with a musical group.

About Suzanna

Hi there! I've been a percussionist for 13 year. In that time I've been a Texas middle school and high school percussion director, performed with premier college ensembles, played drum set, cajon, and djembe with multiple contemporary worship groups as well as concert percussion for multiple orches

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Cassandra S.
My daughter says she's amazing and can't wait for the next lesson.
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Peter Q B.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship from Fondazione Siena Jazz
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Peter Q B.

12 Reviews
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Online Djembe Teacher

I have a Djembe from Ghana! Carved from one piece of African Hardwood. It is one of my favorite instruments!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.

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Average Cost of Djembe Lessons in Keaau, HI

The average cost of 60-minute djembe lessons in Keaau is $60. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $70 per hour.
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$35 average
45 min
$46 average
60 min
$60 average

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"Dave is patient and makes learning to play drums fun! He sets expectations that are both challenging and attainable for my 8 year old. I highly recommend him."
Tammy
Took Djembe lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"First lesson, can tell we chose the right instructor. Excellent with my child. Knowledgeable.. my 11 year old is excited for more lessons!! :)"
Elijah
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"Great guy. Knowledge about many instruments. Very helpful lesson."
Jesse
Took Djembe lessons from Anthony L.
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"Aaron is a good instructor. Luckily I practiced quite a bit before hands to be able to catch up with the speed. The video audio quality are not that great though."
David
Took Djembe lessons from Aaron B.
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"Excellent experience with my first 2 classes. Murray is patient and dedicated. I look forward to my future classes with him."
Alex
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"He's focus, attentive, with a thorough understanding of the pedagogical methodologies required to impart techniques and understanding of traditional Djembe drum!"
Baile
Took Djembe lessons from Kojo J.
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"Super passionate, knowledgable and a great communicator!"
Mat
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"Aaron is very patient, and keeps the classes interesting. My 7 year old son had another instructor for couple months earlier but lost interest in djembe. With Aaron, my son is enjoying the classes and started liking djembe again. Highly recommended."
Arin
Took Djembe lessons from Aaron B.
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"Great instructor! I look forward to my lessons"
Patricia
Took Djembe lessons from Aaron B.
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"Had my first lesson with Scott today. I was very happy with the way it went . I'm 50 years old with no experience at all - so I can honestly say the lesson was enjoyable without any pressure."
Anthony
Took Djembe lessons from Scott S.
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