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Yael S.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
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Yael S.

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West African drum (djembe) is my specialty. I have been teaching and performing West African music for over 10 years. All ages welcome (toddlers - elders). Students will learn hand technique, specific rhythms from West Africa and create their own as well.

Using voice, body percussion and even movement students will explore, feel and drum in a fun and positive environment. Classes customized to student's needs.

I have studied with teachers in US and traveled to Guinea (three times!) to study with master artists the music, dance and culture of West Africa.

About Yael

I am a teaching and performing artist who loves to play drums. I started out as a clarinet player in the school bands and moved on to drum set in my senior year of high school. With an interest in music from around the world, I found the hand drum (djembe) an instrument that brings people together

Kevin F.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin F.

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Discounted online lessons while we work through the Covid-19 crisis! Take 33% off usual rates for March and April!

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.

Gio A.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gio A.

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I have been playing drums and percussion for well over 10 years and have a great deal of experience teaching both. I'm happy to teach the complex rhythms of Latin-American and African-based music to novice students of any age or skill level.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Is a very good teacher he's very patient.
ramon
I am learning consistently and step by step.

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Yael S.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • West African Drum from Fareta School of Dance & Drum, NYC, Wula Drum, NYC
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Yael S.

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West African drum (djembe) is my specialty. I have been teaching and performing West African music for over 10 years. All ages welcome (toddlers - elders). Students will learn hand technique, specific rhythms from West Africa and create their own as well.

Using voice, body percussion and even movement students will explore, feel and drum in a fun and positive environment. Classes customized to student's needs.

I have studied with teachers in US and traveled to Guinea (three times!) to study with master artists the music, dance and culture of West Africa.

About Yael

I am a teaching and performing artist who loves to play drums. I started out as a clarinet player in the school bands and moved on to drum set in my senior year of high school. With an interest in music from around the world, I found the hand drum (djembe) an instrument that brings people together

Kerry K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 80; Female: 7 to 85
  • Teaching since 2006
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Kerry K.

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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 ensemble.

About Kerry

An 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 Universit

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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'!
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 Geneseo, IL

The average cost of 60-minute djembe lessons in Geneseo is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $80 per hour.
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$51 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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"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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"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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"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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"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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"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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"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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