I am a full-time working drummer currently residing in Las Vegas. In addition to guiding up and coming drummers with their musical careers, I am working on music & soundtracks for film and television projects with platinum-selling recording artist Mark Slaughter. My drumming can be heard on Mark Slaughter's first-ever solo track, "Never Givin Up" Release March 18, 2014 on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play. In April of last year I was inducted (for the 2nd time!) into the Las Vegas Rock Hall of Fame for my collaboration with "Ripside." I performed at the induction concert with fellow inductees Xcursion (Mark Slaughter, guitar/vocals; Kelly Garni, bass guitar). A picture of this performance is included in my "photos & video" section. Background: I started playing snare drum at age 8. ...
I do not play drums regularly but can teach all levels/styles beginner to advanced.
Terry P. is a composer, producer, and a multi-instrumentalist specializing in guitar and piano. He has been teaching all types of people at all levels for over eight years at Axis Music Academy in Southfield, and has taught over 8,000 lessons. Terry has a Bachelors of Music with a concentration in Composition and Theory from Wayne State University. In 2012, Terry was awarded the prestigious Kresge Arts Fellowship in the performing arts category. This is Terry's bio from the Kresge Arts In Detroit website: Terry had already started making a lasting impact on the local rock scene â in his influence over other artists and his musical innovations â prior to studying music composition at Wayne State University. Terry has used this classical training toward his goal of elevating the ...
I am an experienced musician and teacher with over 25 years of experience! I was trained at the Boston and New England Conservatories BME and MM), and a DMA from Rutgers University. I have also been a former student of Leon Russianoff (NYC), Anthony Gigliotti (Philadephia Orchestra), and William Wrzesien (Boston Pops/Esplanade). *** Travel Equipment *** Students are to supply their own music stands, instruments, and music/supplies. *** Specialties *** I am consistent with teaching warm-up exercises, scales (major and minor w/arpeggios), lesson book, and solos. Lesson books and solo books vary with instrument and student interest.
Carl C Drummer/Percussionist/Educator/Arranger Carl C is a professional musician living in Las Vegas, NV. Carl holds a Bachelor of Music degree (Percussion Performance) from The University of South Dakota and a Master of Music (Jazz Performance) from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Carl co-founded the band The MadLibs in 2013 with whom he performs locally and at the national level. Carl also works with other local Las Vegas artists such as Michael Spadoni, Justin Mather, and Kenny Davidson. He is comfortable playing rock, jazz, fusion, blues, Latin and virtually any other style of music that he is called for. He has performed all over the continental U.S., as well as Europe and Australia. Carl loves passing on his knowledge in percussion to other young percussionists. He has ...
Knowledge and mastery of all the rudiments (the language of drumming using matched or traditional grip)
Learning to read music and sight-reading skills
Interpret drum charts
Playing with and without a click track
Concepts on improving your time, feel, groove, and pocket, including the swing 8th note in your rock playing.
Mixing yourself on the drums
Knowledge and appreciation of all styles of music including jazz, rock, latin, funk, big band, odd time signatures.
Brian has a passion for education and giving back to those who are interested in the musical arts. Whether you’re a young student just learning to hold the sticks or a seasoned pro looking for new ideas and concepts, Brian will work with you one on one to help solve any issues and give you the tools necessary to achieve your personal goals on the instrument. Brian proudly endorses Istanbul Agop cymbals, Aquarian drumheads, Driven drumsticks, Humes & Berg cases, and the Carmichael Throne.
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