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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.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
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Kevin F.

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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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I started lessons with Kevin knowing nothing about playing the Djembe. He made broke down the fundamentals and made it easy to learn the basics and then build from them. He gives lots of great advice which helped me get engaged in a local women's drumming group. I credit Kevin's great lessons for getting advanced in that group (Women's Drumming Center/Minneapolis) to the more experienced drum circle. I would recommend Kevin to anyone who wants to take up playing drums of any kind.
Steve B.
We had a good meeting and Kevin answered some questions and we went over some homework that I need to work with. Starting with some basics and will build as we go.
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Gio A.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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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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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Kojo Ayinde J.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Kojo Ayinde J.

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Love Djembe!? Have a child who loves to drum on everything in the house?
Learn all you you need to know to enjoy your personal djembe drum and bring joy to your family and community. Hi, my name is Kojo and I have been teaching children & adults the traditional music of the West African Djembe for a little more than 15 years. I bring my unique experience and teaching style which has been perfected through years of Teaching Artist work in Brooklyn, NY.
Looking forward to making music, and helping you reach your Djembe goals together!

About Kojo Ayinde

My name is Kojo Ayinde Johnson, professional musician & educator with my specific focus on the Djembe orchestra of Guinea, West Africa. I began studying and playing Djembe back in 1992 in NYC with local master drummers between Manhattan & my home town, Brooklyn, NY. Soon after that I began studying

Kevin F.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin F.

26 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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Anneliese
marcia
I started lessons with Kevin knowing nothing about playing the Djembe. He made broke down the fundamentals and made it easy to learn the basics and then build from them. He gives lots of great advice which helped me get engaged in a local women's drumming group. I credit Kevin's great lessons for getting advanced in that group (Women's Drumming Center/Minneapolis) to the more experienced drum circle. I would recommend Kevin to anyone who wants to take up playing drums of any kind.
Steve B.
We had a good meeting and Kevin answered some questions and we went over some homework that I need to work with. Starting with some basics and will build as we go.
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Murray P.

105 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Washington DC Percussion Award from Washington DC Orchestra
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Murray P.

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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’v been playing drums since the age of three and now been teaching for over 17 years. In 2016, I was accepted as a member of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). I am very well ro

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Jason
Very knowledgeable and personable. He knows how to teach without you feeling taught. Rare skill.
Luke
Mr Murray goes the extra mile and is fantastic with my son. He works with my son on his level and is able to challenge him at the same time.
O
High energy kid + pandemic + this guy = yes. I am 100% grateful that we stumbled onto this teacher. He is awesome.

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Average Cost of Djembe Lessons in Charlestown, MA

The average cost of 60-minute djembe lessons in Charlestown 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 $75 per hour.
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$46 average
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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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"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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"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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"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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"Great instructor! I look forward to my lessons"
Patricia
Took Djembe lessons from Aaron B.
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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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"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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"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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"Super passionate, knowledgable and a great communicator!"
Mat
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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