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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

28 Reviews
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Djembe:
A rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. Starting with basics of learning hand techniques, rhythms, tuning, and bass, tone, and slap, which have low, medium, and high pitch, to play along with songs.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
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Murray P.

88 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Washington DC Percussion Award from Washington DC Orchestra
  • Teaching since 1999
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Murray P.

88 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’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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Mema (15) A.
He gave me and my friend great energy at the start of class. He also introduced us to what we were going to learn. He is a supportive teacher and he wants to do our best.
Thursday Day 1, 7/23/20
Shelia
My son's first lesson with Mr Piper was AMAZING!! He was patient, kind, and extremely personable! This is gonna be an amazing experience!
Stacie T.
Murray is awesome and I've only had 1 lesson so far. I love his enthusiasm! Looking forward to my future lessons!
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Joyce L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Joyce L.

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Hello my name is Joyce Lindsey,

I have been studying West African djembe, (traditional/ballet 3 set) dun-duns, culture and history for five years collectively. I am currently a member of all female drum and dance company called Ayodele Drum and Dance that is based out of Chicago, IL. I currently perform and continue to study West African music from Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast through Ayodele and play for West African dance classes professionally.

I understand that teaching djembe requires a lot of patience as well as detailed but simple explanations/demonstrations of how to develop and improve djembe technique. Through my own experience with my djembe teachers and djembefolas like Bolokada Conde and Khalid Abdul Saleem over my five years of studying djembe, I was able to improve and develop my technique because my teachers were: patient, clear and detailed in their explanations, fun and concise when demonstrating simple and complex rhythms and able to break down ...

About Joyce

I have studied djembe and dun-duns for five years. I am currently part of all female drum and dance company called Ayodele Dance and Dance. I currently perform and study West African music from Guinea, Mail, Nigeria and the Ivory Coast as well as play for dance classes professionally. I am a very

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Murray P.

98 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Washington DC Percussion Award from Washington DC Orchestra
  • BS from Morgan State University
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Murray P.

98 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’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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Mema (15) A.
He gave me and my friend great energy at the start of class. He also introduced us to what we were going to learn. He is a supportive teacher and he wants to do our best.
Thursday Day 1, 7/23/20
Shelia
My son's first lesson with Mr Piper was AMAZING!! He was patient, kind, and extremely personable! This is gonna be an amazing experience!
Stacie T.
Murray is awesome and I've only had 1 lesson so far. I love his enthusiasm! Looking forward to my future lessons!
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Jesse M.

102 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.

102 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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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
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!
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Dr. Dave Y.

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

44 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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Max H.
Dr. Dave is a rockstar. My son is hooked after one session! Can't wait for our next one!
David S.
Dave is a fantastic teacher. He is very patient an encouraging. I would recommend him to anyone.
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.

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Average Cost of Djembe Lessons in Chestnut Hill, MA

The average cost of 60-minute djembe lessons in Chestnut Hill is $58. 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.
30 min
$32 average
45 min
$44 average
60 min
$58 average

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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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"Great guy. Knowledge about many instruments. Very helpful lesson."
Jesse
Took Djembe lessons from Anthony L.
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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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"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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"Max is dope. Super patient, really positive, and over all a great dude."
Ryan
Took Djembe lessons from Max K.
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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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"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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"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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"Super passionate, knowledgable and a great communicator!"
Mat
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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