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Keith J.

56 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Drummese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
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Keith J.

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45 years in the Music Business Students learn -
Drum Set/Snare Drum Technique and Music Performance,
Music Recording Techniques,
The Music Business - The Music AND the Business of Music
Endorsed by Hal Blaine - The most recorded Musician in HISTORY
Endorsed by Alex Van Halen and many others

About Keith

Keith is a seasoned world class drummer, a 3 Time Grammy Award winner as well as an Emmy award winning media producer; with a high degree of artistic and technical experience. He has over forty four years on-stage experience performing, developing and managing international artists. He has performe

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Raymond
It a great experience so far !
Dan
Keith is great! My nearly 6 year old son has only been seeing Keith for a few weeks, but he’s already learned so much. Keith is everything you want in a teacher - he’s funny, patient and has a really great way of explaining drumming concepts is such a way that even a student as young as my son can grasp. Even my son has said Keith is a great teacher!
Rachel F.
Keith is a great teacher! He gives excellent technical instruction and makes it a lot of fun. Our son loves his lessons with Keith!
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Thomas A.

19 Reviews
Burtonsville, MD
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 to 55
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas A.

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If you want to really rock on the drums I can get you started. I have MANY years of playing, performing, and teaching experience. Want to learn to play your favorite songs? And hopefully develope your own style! Let's rock!

About Thomas

I have been playing drums for over 47 years. For 16 years I played and performed professionally with my band Black Widow USA. We toured the US several times in support of our two internationally released CDs. For about 30 years of my time behind a drum set I had given drum lessons on and off. But b

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Cameron
Tom is a great instructor! Cam is learning so much and making great progress on the drums!
Cheryl I.
This is our first Drum instructor and we are thrilled with Thomas. He is patient, kind, and enthusiastic about teaching. His approach is positive in nature, meeting the student where they are at, takes their interest as the lead, and starts teaching there. My 11 year old son really likes him too! We go to our 4th lesson this afternoon.
Paul
These lessons were great. Regarding drums, I was an absolute beginner, and Tommy's lessons turned out to be an excellent jump-start. I used to play keyboards and guitars before, and I enjoy picking up by ear rather than reading notation, so I really liked informal and 'non-notational' way the lessons went. There was no hard notation drill, and yet Tommy had covered most rudiments, basic techniques, and patterns needed to rock in about 10 lessons. I'd recommend this for anyone who doesn't know how to hold sticks but want to get introduced into rock drumming.
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Aleksis B.

41 Reviews
Germantown, MD
Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aleksis B.

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Whether hand percussion or on a full drum set I can help you develop your rudiments in a fun way to the songs you love

About Aleksis

My name is Aleksis B., but many of my students know me as Mr. B. I am a professional instructor and performing musician who combines a love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. I try to make that passion show in everything I do. My educatio

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Elisa C.
Aleksis is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher!
Sommer F.
My 14 year old daughter enjoyed Aleksis’ laid back but knowledgeable style. Highly recommended for teenagers.
Sophie B.
Aleksis taught three consecutive lessons to our 9, 11, and 14 year old - two piano and one guitar. He was professional, patient, and fun. Kids enjoyed having him so off to a good start.

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Rocky R.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rocky R.

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Rocky began playing drums and taking private lessons at 12 years old. He started learning classic rock tunes from Rolling Stones to Led Zeppelin. Drums were very easy for Rocky to learn, he was learning techniques and songs very quickly. He wanted to strengthen his musical education which he did at Santa Fe High School.

He took all the music courses, concert band, marching band (section leader), jazz band, and winter drum line. Rocky has jammed with great players such as Poncho Sanchez,Bo Diddley, Christy Hemme (WWE), Murv Douglas (Powerman 5000), etc. He has various musical styles from Jazz to Latin, and R&B to Rock. You can see him playing all over LA and Orange County music venues

About Rocky

I took all the music courses, concert band, marching band (section leader), jazz band, and winter drumline. I have jammed with great players such as Poncho Sanchez, Bo Diddley, Christy Hemme (WWE), Murv Douglas (Powerman 5000), etc. I have various musical styles from Jazz to Latin, and R&B to Rock.

Behn G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Behn G.

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I've been teaching drums for most of my life in all genres and at all levels I also play other percussion instruments, including mallet percussion and piano. Composition and music theory are also topics in my lessons. While most of my students are college age, I love to work with beginners!

About Behn

*** Travel Equipment *** I can provide sticks, mallets, snare drum, practice pad, metronome. *** Specialties *** Specialization in jazz and classical. Also capable of teaching composition in both areas.

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Cristóbal S.

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Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Cristóbal S.

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My drums lessons are highly customized to the needs of a student. From a beginner first picking up the drumsticks, learning proper technique, or taking their first steps in music literacy, to someone who is familiar with the instrument and venturing into different styles, my experience across genres has exposed me to a wide array of materials that will help us take you to where you want to be. We will build your plan of study together--be it just one to two lessons, to maybe a 3-month plan.

About Cristóbal

An honors music graduate of Amherst College, I have played the drums for over 9 years in a wide range of styles going from punk, indie, rock and alternative bands to hip-hop gigs to jazz and orchestral works to playing on a live band for musicals. I approach the drums from an open perspective, bein

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Clarksburg, MD

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Clarksburg is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"Dor is an excellent drum instructor - knowledgable and passionate about music, and patient too."
Dane
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"Murray is a dedicated and a serious teacher. Very enthusiastic and really good with children. He is extremely professional. I highly recommend him as a teacher!"
Ilan
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Ronen is an excellent and fun teacher. I have learned more in 4 months than I did in a year of watching YouTube videos. He paces the lessons so I am challenged, but not overwhelmed. Even through Skype, he notices small details, such as how I am holding my sticks."
Nichole
Took Drum lessons from Ronen E.
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"If you have been looking for a great drum teacher, Michael is your last stop! He has the ability to communicate with the students and parents and make drumming fun. His students response to him very well and enjoy going to weekly lesson.
My son started with Michael when he entered 6th grade and is now a Junior playing for Marina HS Marching Band, Drum line, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Band.
If you have the time and sit in a lesson with your children, you will soon realize that your money is well spent...not a wasted minute in that 1/2 hour lesson."
Ha
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Chuck excellent teacher who motivate his students to strive and perfect their skill"
Joseph Jr
Took Drum lessons from Chuck R.
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"I'm an older student with no ambitions of making drums a career at this stage in my life. I just wanted to learn what I had been putting of for decades and become a respectable amateur. Keith starts with the fundamentals and mixes in a bit of "fun' now and again to keep things interesting. His experience is evident and he tailors the lessons to the student's skill level and goals which is important since no two students are alike. While not directly relevant to me, his industry experience and the stories he shares are fascinating and keeps the lessons interesting. There is more to music then just notes on a page. I highly recommend Keith to anyone who want to learn this wonderfully frustrating instrument."
David
Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"gives good feedback. sends videos about how to play that song witch really helps."
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"I gave these lessons to my husband as a gift and he really enjoyed meeting Evan and is looking forward to learning more from him."
Tino
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Hi, I just started taking lessons and I absolutely love it! I have an excellent teacher that takes his time to show me the right techniques and fundamentals to achieve the goal of playing professional. He has great expertise and pushes me to be the best. He makes sure I understand why I need to do certain things such as rudiments and learning to read notes. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher. He's always full of energy and ready to teach me so I can go far in drumming. If your looking for a fun cool teacher full of energy who loves teaching the art of drumming Mr. Rufus is your guy! He has the passion and love for it and that motivates me and gives me that drive to keep pushing to go further in music!"
KD
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Jerry is an awesome music teacher and a great role model for my 10-year-old son. He instills both passion for music and discipline - serious fun!"
Filippo
Took Drum lessons from Jerry J.
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