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Jordan M.

118 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Music Education, Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami, Coral Gables
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded 2013 Award for Outstanding Graduate Student - Music - from San Diego State University School of Music and Dance Faculty
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Jordan M.

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Learn drums in a relaxed, encouraging environment with a friendly expert :) Experienced teacher for over 15 years and more than 11,000 lessons taught. Posture, hand position, rudiments, music reading, ear training, and most importantly - Rock out with your favorite songs and beats!

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Bobby Kimball lead singer of

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Ethan A.
Thank you so much for a great first lesson!
Jeff C.
Jordan is a professional, first class person and instructor
Thaddeus
JJordan was patient and instructive. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience for a novice like me.
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Isaac W.

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Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
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Isaac W.

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Let’s have some fun.

Yes, technique and repetition and practice are critical to mastering any craft, but music is about the muse—the inspiration. We explore what inspires you, invent methods to increase your skill, and lean into your enthusiasm.

Drums, along with the human voice, are the most accessible musical instruments on the planet. Rhythm is the most important part of music, and drums embody rhythm. Whether you're looking for lessons on a trap set or hand drums, my 25 years of experience will illuminate your way.

We’ll play with a variety of genres, find beats that challenge your coordination, and expand your ability to listen and discover your place in any song. Join my circle.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Bill P.
Isaac was great and very patiently explained everything I needed to do to get started on my guitar.
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David E.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
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David E.

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Hello. My lessons are for beginning and intermediate students looking to improve their skills for school band or full drum set. Students will need to have acoustic drums to allow for practice between sessions. We will work on your skill-set relative to your level of experience. Each lesson will build on the next. My goal is to help students grow with their comfort and confidence. If you are comfortable and confident, then you will have fun. It all works together.

About David

I started drumming at the age of 12. First Junior High Band, then High School Band, Drum & Bugle Corp on the weekends, High School Marching Band, High School Jazz Band, Garage Bands, and Rock Bands playing gigs. Then College Band, College Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and drumming three nights a w

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Raiden H.
David is an excellent teacher! My son enjoys his personality and is learning so much. He is really growing as a musician after only 3 lessons. David is very flexible and easy to work with. He is easily contacted and promptly responds to any questions we have. Because of his extensive musical experience, David has the skills to teach every genre. We are enjoying his teaching plan on continuing lessons with David for a long time.
Brinda S.
Great experience so far. David has been teaching my daughter who is a beginner in Drums, so far so good. He makes sure to send us an email after classes to follow up and assign Homework. Will definitely recommend.
Trinity B.
Awesome lesson
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Jake B.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jake B.

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Drummer of 15+ years available for eager students of all ages and experience levels! Focuses include good posture and stick technique, improvisation, and playing to music. I'll adapt to your needs and desires so that you learn what you want to be learning. I specialize in rock, funk, and pop drumming, and have the following tools at my disposal: Roland electronic drum kit with Aux-in cable for playing along to music, drum pad, metronome. I like to teach out of the following books: Alfred's Beginning Drumset Method, Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer, and Ultimate Realistic Rock. Let's rock!

About Jake

People often tell me that I'm approachable and friendly, so that makes our lessons extra enjoyable! I have experience teaching kids in the classroom and also online. You can expect to have some fun while gaining a solid foundation in the basics and making progress towards your goals. I was bor

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Jase
Jake was extremely friendly and enthusiastic during our lesson! He was very flexible and willing to teach depending on what I was interested in, and skilled enough to give immediate examples of how to apply those skills. I would highly recommend him for Ableton lessons!
fernando
I still plan on continuing learning from Jake. He's way of teaching is very helpful for my way of learning. Very patient and won't rush anything moment of the time you're learning from him.
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Dennis M.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Dennis M.

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Looking to get that pocket groove? This is what drums are all about! Keeping in tight!
"The fills are nice but the grooves pay the bills" Steve Gadd.

About Dennis

Hello there, if you're reading this you are one step closer to your goal. I would love to help you get on track with your musical aspirations or support you on expanding your knowledge. I have toured all around the globe and have settled in NJ. I have had several recording sessions in Europe, USA

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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Four years of private lessons in rock, blues and jazz from Robert Paola Studios Lincoln RI
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Chuck M.

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One on one private instruction, Online instruction

About Chuck

Influences .Ian Paice, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, (Juilliard Member since 2005)

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Ed V.
My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one.
Sherrysnne
If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!
Kim Holmes
One of the best drummers I have ever played with.

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"Casey is amazing! During our lessons, not only did he provide me with the fundamentals for being a skilled drummer but also perfectly balanced challenging me while allowing me to express myself creatively. He is definitely the best!"
Tiffany B.
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"really fun to take the lecture"
Linhai
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Mike has beef my sons drum teacher for the past six years. He is very patient and adjust to the students need. He is flexible with his hours and reasonable with his prizes v"
MingYon L. Blackwell
Took Drum lessons from Michael J.
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"I would highly recommend Edgar to anyone looking for drum lessons. He is very personable and knowledgeable. His lessons are challenging yet doable. He has great patience and makes you want to learn more. Great Teacher!"
Daniel
Took Drum lessons from Xavier V.
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"Rufus was fantastic. Arrived early and got right into the lesson. Lots of energy and enthusiasm. My 13 yr old got a lot out of it and can't wait until his next lesson!"
Nick
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"John is the perfect teacher for our son, who says that he is easygoing, fun, and engaging. Thank you, John!"
Heidy
Took Drum lessons from John D.
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"Very enthusiastic, easy to connect with. Very skilled in all types of music including my choice, Contemporary Christian."
Greg
Took Drum lessons from Glenn M.
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"Bobby's a very enthusiastic, friendly, knowledgeable drummer who also knows how to teach well. Often times musicians don't always know how to teach their craft, talented as they may be, but Bobby certainly knows both how to play and how to teach. I'd recommend him to anyone wanting to learn or brush up on their drumming skills."
Nathan
Took Drum lessons from Bobby C.
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"Scott has been a GREAT teacher for my son, who started playing at age 7, and has progressed amazingly quickly. The lessons are well thought out and supportive, and the practice is effective and engaging.

And, Scott is super-nice!

HIGHLY recommend Scott for drummers of any age and level."
Craig
Took Drum lessons from Scott K.
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"Great Teacher!

Andrew Brown is a great teacher! I didn't have any music experience when I signed up for my first class, but he was extremely patient and despite a lack of natural rhythm I learned a lot in every session. Most lessons would incorporate exercises, learning a new beat or technique, learning a song by reading music and learning a song by listening to it. I was never bored during one of his classes as the material was always challenging enough to keep my focus, but not too hard to make me feel frustrated.

I would recommend Andrew Brown to anyone who wants to learn the drums! He's a great teacher and a really nice person!"
Dana
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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