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Kevin F.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
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Kevin F.

18 Reviews
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Djembe is an African drum that is very popular. I can get you started pretty fast!

About Kevin

I have a Percussion Performance Degree from Arizona State University, have authored over 6 books on how to play better including: ART Approach to Keyboard Percussion Sightreading, ART Approach to Rhythm!, Turn It Up & Lay It Down, The Book (with Joe Bergamini and Spence Strand) I have over 26 years

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Roberto de Ocampo
I am very happy with Kevin. He taught me a lot on the first class. He's very kind and patient in teaching me. I felt very at ease with him. I'm glad I chose him as my steel drum teacher. I highly recommend him!
Jonah
I had my first lesson with Kevin this evening and thought he was excellent. He was clear, personable, knowledgeable and understood well what I was looking for.
Jan Arleth
Respectful, knowledgeable, on task. I recommend to anyone.
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Murray P.

81 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Murray P.

81 Reviews
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In these lessons our focus is mainly on hand drumming, teaching the student techniques and styles for various styles of hand drums from around the world.

There are many aspects of djembe playing including strength and co-ordination that only can be improve in our lessons. This is why my djembe lessons will be fun and can be of a great help.

About Murray

I received my B.S. & Music Degree with concentration in instrumentalists from Morgan State University. I have been playing since the age of three years old and have been teaching since 2004. In 2016, I was accepted as a member of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). I am very well

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Michael B.
Murray is an excellent instructor. He has a wealth of experience, knows his craft. He made me feel at ease with his style, encouraged me to experiment and take chances. I would sign up with Murray in the future.
Bruce A.
Great first lesson. Looking forward to the next!
Amy
Me Murray is the best. So kind and caring. My son loved his lesson!
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Dr. Dave Y.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor in Management and Leadership from Colorado Christian University
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Dr. Dave Y.

42 Reviews
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Dave studied Afro-Cuban Percussion, Percussion and Drums at the University of Northern Colorado, the nation's 3rd largest Jazz school. He brings 17+ years of education and teaching experience t

About Dr. Dave

I've been teaching for over 25 years & I'm pumped to work with you. BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR PRIVATE LESSONS, I've condensed all my beginner-intermediate level teachings into a variety of easy to follow video courses that will save you up to 90% on private lesson costs. START WITH THESE COURSES

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Traci H.
Dave has been great with helping improving my son's drum techniques. He is patient, yet to the point and doesn't waste anyone's time with making sure the student understands the lesson. We are looking forward to many more lessons in the future.
Karen
Dave is an incredible drum teacher. I am glad I chose Dave as my djembe teacher and highly recommend him!!!
Kathleen
Dave adjusted the lessons to be appropriate and engaging for my young learner, yet every session introduced a vital piece of theory or technique. We are very pleased with this class!

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Joseph T.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Personal Trainer Certification from National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Teaches Beginner
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Joseph T.

9 Reviews
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Focus on basic technique, overall rhythm, and creativity. I have a Djembe available for use during lessons.

About Joseph

I have been playing music for over 25 years and teaching for nearly 20 years. I have been a successful part of Rock Bands, Jazz Bands, Blues Bands, Marching Bands, etc. So, whatever style of music you are interested in or wanting to learn, I can help! I am currently a working musician with mul

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Jordan C.
Joseph is a really good drum teacher. He definitely loves what he does!
Arianna J.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable about what he is teaching and relays information in a relaxed and positive environment.
Mitchell
My 8 year old has been playing a few years but our local instructor moved. He really enjoyed his first lesson with Joe!
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Matthew H.

119 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1988
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Matthew H.

119 Reviews
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Beginner to intermediate Djembe is just plain fun and I love to teach it.

About Matthew

Learn How To Play An Instrument or Sing with VIP Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! I'm Doing It, Others Are Doing It.., Now You Or Your Loved Ones Can Too! Book Today I'll Show You Exactly How! Easy "Baby

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Omkar
Was helpful at walking me through examples of sentences for pronouncing words/phrases.
Shelly P.
Matthew did amazing work with teaching drum to both of our sons. Thank you, Matthew!
Abdul
Matthew shared some really good insights of SEO with me and gave me a direction to work in.
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Learn about keeping basic time as well as how to generate good tone on the djembe.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
Alex
Jesse is very friendly and a fun teacher to be around.

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Average Cost of Djembe Lessons in Evanston, IL

The average cost of 60-minute djembe lessons in Evanston is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$38 average
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$49 average
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$68 average

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"Kevin was a very good Djembe teacher. He was very patient with me and did not rush me when I did not pick it up fast. He made the lesson very fun. Go to this guy"
- Michael
Took Djembe lessons from Kevin J.
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"Your going to love having Kevin as your music teacher! He's fun, friendly, patient and experienced! I've seen him perform at several shows around town and he knows how to perform many different styles of music.
Kevin is dedicated to your personal success and will help you reach your individual goals for vocals, guitar, drums, or other areas of music! You won't find a more personable guy with a big heart anywhere! You should totally give him a try!"
- Joseph
Took Djembe lessons from Kevin J.
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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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"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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"Great guy. Knowledge about many instruments. Very helpful lesson."
- Jesse
Took Djembe lessons from Anthony L.
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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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"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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"Friendly teacher! He customizes our lesson according to my needs and really supports me!"
- Rebecca
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"Love aaron"
- David
Took Djembe lessons from Aaron B.
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"Super passionate, knowledgable and a great communicator!"
- Mat
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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