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James D.

5 Reviews
Belmont, MA
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Performance (Jazz Drum Set) from Berklee College of Music
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James D.

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1.How to Practice: Make your practice precise, efficient, and un-intimidating by showing up to the drums with a premeditated plan (we'll collaborate on this)
2. Fundamentals: Basic technique like how to hold the sticks and pulling a good sound out of your drums and cymbals
3. Reading: Learn how to translate music from a page to your drums
4. Transcribing: Take your favorite music, learn to play it, and notate it to better understand whats happening
5. MISC: Tuning your drums, adjusting your set up, posture, basic music theory, music history

About James

Hi! I’m James, a drummer, composer and teacher based in Boston, MA. I gave my first drum lesson when I was 13 years old, and recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Drum Set Performance. I began playing the drums when I was 10 years old, and was fortunat

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Miichelle
We highly recommend James as a drum instructor. He works extremely well with our daughter. She looks forward to her lessons every week. She has improved immensely under his instruction. He is always professional, upbeat, positive, and encouraging!
Matt
I've played with James in various bands for years and he is always incredibly dedicated. His play in multiple styles is super tight and expressive, and he takes a joy in playing that I'm sure will catch on in any of his students.
Alyssa
James is an amazing drum teacher! It is clear that he is very experienced and knowledgeable. He is kind and patient and has a great method for practicing that has helped me to improve not only in lessons but on my own. I definitely would recommend him!!
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Dor H.

10 Reviews
Allston, MA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dor H.

10 Reviews
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When you come for a lesson you should come prepared to work hard and have fun!
I will tailor the lessons to your capabilities and personal taste while giving you all the tools you need to progress and enjoy the instrument.
Through specific exercises and playing along with your favorite music, you will connect to the drums and learn all about music.
Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced student aiming at becoming a pro, I will help you get there.

About Dor

Always wanted to play the drums? Whether you aim at becoming a pro or you just want to play along with some of your favorite tunes, I can help you get there. With years of teaching experience and degrees from Berklee college of music and New England Conservatory, I have all the tools to get you

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Ben C.
Great teacher, fun to be around, and very nice and accommodating.
Jeff
Dor has the perfect demeanor for an instructor. He's laid-back but attentive, reassuring even when providing constructive criticism, and able to convey his passion about music. All those characteristics combine to make lessons with Dor both fun and productive.
Dane
Dor is an excellent drum instructor - knowledgable and passionate about music, and patient too.
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Bryan H.

7 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bryan H.

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Drums are the heartbeat of music, and you don't get to far without a heart! From fundamentals to polyrhythms i'll get your chops rocking!

About Bryan

Please allow me to introduce myself! Whatever your age or background, I can show you things you've never seen, nor heard, nor thought of before. Now there's nothing new under the sun, but that doesn't mean that you've learned it yet! Let my years of teaching and performing help you achieve what y

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Mike
At 40, I decided to pick up the tuba that I’d kept since playing in college. I wanted to get off to a solid start. I found in Bryan a solid teacher with a wealth of all sorts of musical knowledge. I implemented the lessons into practice and felt myself grow stronger in some areas than I had ever experienced in my first 10 years of practice and learning. I was also able to see a marked improvement in my bass guitar skills by applying many of the same concepts to the playing of that instrument. These lessons have been a great investment for my musicianship.
Kunjan
Bryan has very unique lesson plans and can channel his musical thoughts very clearly. He was very understanding and reflective of my needs. He then presented me with a series of mental models and exercises which i am certain will make me not just a better pianist but a better musician and also help me appreciate music better.

I would highly highly recommend Bryan and i will certainly continue the musicial journey with him.
Kathryn
My daughter loves taking trombone lessons with Bryan House!

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Thor B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA, Music from UW-Milwaukee
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Thor B.

6 Reviews
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When we make music it's called playing for a reason: because it's fun! My aim is to ignite joy, creativity, and growth no matter your age or background with music. I listen to you in order to help guide you through your unique path, reinforcing solid standard practices and Independence along the way. What excites and inspires you about music?

For over 20 years, I have been teaching and performing as a professional drummer and percussionist. Since receiving my bachelor's degree in classical percussion and a master's degree in video game music and sound design, I have continued to share my passion for music as an active performer, recording artist, composer, arranger, and sound designer.

About Thor

I have extensive experience in the worlds of performing, composing, arranging, and teaching. On drums, I've kept myself busy playing rock, pop, jazz, country, hip-hop, classical, metal, acoustic, latin, avant-garde, showband, big band, sight-reading, fusion, children's music, and more in a wide var

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Chris R.
I took up drums at 48 years old. It had always been a dream of mine but I was worried that as a husband and father of two it was an unrealistic dream and too time consuming. Cut to 3 years later and I am a drummer in a band playing gigs!! I owe all of this to Thor. He is a GREAT drummer and a GREAT instructor. Thor also taught my son! I highly recommend him to anyone interested in pursuing this incredible passion!!!
Scott
Thor is the best drummer and teacher! I’m so thankful for the rhythmic wisdom he shared in our online lessons. It helped take my drumming to the next level. Highly recommended 10/10
Tommy
Thor really knows what he’s talking about! He has a solid footing in rock, jazz, Latin, and many other settings and his compositional skills and musicianship really back up his expertise as a drummer. I took lessons from Thor for three years while I was in high school and now I study jazz drums at Elmhurst College. Looking back, Thor was definitely my favorite teacher. He brings an enthusiasm and friendly demeanor to each and every lesson and I couldn’t think of a better teacher for a beginner/intermediate drummer.
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Garrett S.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded 2017 Jazz Society Award from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Garrett S.

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Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freelance DJ under the moniker “Seth Vitál”. Garrett has a B.A. in Music from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied under two-time Grammy award-winning producer/arranger Kamau Kenyatta, and was awarded the university's 2017 Jazz Society Award. His performances have allowed him to open for acts such as Khalid, DJ Mustard, Schoolboy Q and Bad Suns.

In addition to performing, Garrett maintains private studios in North Hollywood and East San Diego County where he produces his own music/DJ mixes, composes for various high schools, and teaches DJing, drum set, and percussion to over 20 weekly private students. His past teaching experiences include drumlines/concert bands at ...

About Garrett

COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom! Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freel

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Matthew A.
Garrett, is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and thorough. He continuously checks for understanding and is enthusiastic and passionate about what he does. My son had his first lesson and is very excited and is looking forward to his future lessons!
Dillard
Garrett was patient, kind, and professional when he meet with my son virtually. I was a little worried about how the meet was going to go because it was virtual; however, he did an excellent job rearranging the camera whenever he needed to provide the appropriate angles for my son to learn.
Aakomon J.
Money and time well spent! Garrett is very knowledgeable, capable of discussing multiple DJ methods/styles, and is also great at communicating on different levels of music comprehension.
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Mark C.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $52
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • High School Diploma from Boardman High School, Boardman, Ohio
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Mark C.

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Drums were my first real hobby, and a great confidence-builder when I was growing up. I've spent many hours playing drums, and it's become a very rewarding part of my life. I specialize in teaching the techniques of playing the drum set, and I'd love to show you how to do it. So, sign up! I promise it'll be fun. You won't regret it.

About Mark

Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 50 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 61 years old. While still living in Ohi

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Mark is a patient, friendly, experience and pleasant teacher. I enjoyed working with him very much. I learned a lot of new things during his classes. I need to practice all. I am very happy to recommend him to anyone else who is looking for a great teacher .

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Watertown West End

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Watertown West End is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $75 and $75 per hour.
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"Today was my first lesson and I found that Yulia is patient and takes the time to review the parts of the drum set and makes sure you are comfortable with the lessons of the day. She demonstratesd the beats several times to ensure that I got it so when I practice, I practice correctly. So far, so good!"
Aruna
Took Drum lessons from Yulia B.
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"Great teacher, makes learning a lot of fun and his passion for music is awesome!"
Richard
Took Drum lessons from Mike S.
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"David is an extraordinary teacher

My 8-year old is taking drum lessons from David & my 10-year old is taking guitar. These lessons are something - to my surprise and elation - they look forward to every week. David is incredibly kind and patient (lucky for us) and super professional - he is on time to the minute every week.
We couldn't be more thrilled and frankly honored that David comes into our home every week to teach our sons these instruments.
Because of our experience I would recommend David and TakeLessons to anyone - children & adults alike."
Juliana
Took Drum lessons from David B.
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"Jordan has been a great teacher for us, and the girls have really rapidly progressed over the couple of months we have been taking lessons with him. We would definitely recommend him as a teacher."
Sean
Took Drum lessons from Jordan R.
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"Minister Piper is a wonderful teacher, my 9 years old has progressed rapidly under his tutelage. He truly enjoys his time spent with Minister Piper."
Toya
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Excellent teacher. Quickly connected with my sons abilities and needs. Making progress in a short time."
Colin
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"Murray is the best instructor I have had. He is super supportive, really nice, and a lot of fun. I really enjoy my lessons with him and I am learning a lot more about drumming from him than the other instructors I have had."
Kelsey
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Really couldn't ask for more. Craig's been working with my daughter for years and we couldn't be happier."
Chuck
Took Drum lessons from Craig H.
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"Murray is an amazing instructor. He is a talented musician that motivates, uplifts and inspires his students. It’s easy to see that Murray loves teaching and sharing his knowledge.

I can’t speak more highly of Murray and highly recommend him."
Julie Albrecht
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"I have had a couple different drum teachers and learned to play pretty good, and then I saw John performing at the Belly Up! I was able to get his contact info through a mutual friend. Called for lessons and he was so cool, he asked all about my musical styles and direction and really made me feel comfortable and confident. I jumped from feeling like a 5th grader on drums to a legit drummer in just a few weeks (got paid for my first gig last month:)) Yes, Recommend!!!"
Greg
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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