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James S.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor or Arts in Music and Anthropology from State University of New York at Oswego
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James S.

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As an educator, I strive to provide my students with the tools that they will need to explore the direction that they want to take with their instrument. This can include from enjoying drumming as a hobby, performing in small jazz ensembles, recording electronic and acoustic drums in major recording studios, to performing with a full orchestra! There is literally no limit to what you can do.

My focus is to get hobbyists to enjoy performing drums in the comfort of their own home or with friends, and to have my professionally-minded students go out into the world of performing and recording music. All of these environments are where the ultimate joy of playing an instrument can be expressed.

As a gigging and studio musicians, I understand what it takes to get to the stage or studio, apply oneself in that environment, and come away with a satisfying experience that you can then build upon for the rest of your life.

About James

Hi! I have been a drumset educator for over 3 decades. I benefited from formal education on the drumset, and I want to pass that along to you so you can experience the full joy that this wonderful instrument can bring you! I understand that each student's journey is specific to them as an individua

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Annie
He was awesome. Looking forward to next week
Ramya M.
Jim has been a fantastic teacher to our son. He explains everything patiently and approaches his lessons very systematically. He selects songs that incorporate essential drumming skills (e.g. songs that include doubles, paradiddles, accented notes, etc.). This way, the the student is able to develop an understanding of how theory fits practice.
Ramin
Jim is an absolute gem. he has a great personality and my son absolutely loves him. oh yes, he is a great instructor as well. can't say enough about James. a class act
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Dino C.

Rochelle Park, NJ
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
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Dino C.

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I have many years of experience playing drums and percussion, Starting with reading music Teachings posture getting around The drum kit hand control and technique, Learning your favorite songs call type of time signatures and beats That will enhance your ability to play drums including exercises and practice routine to make you a phenomenal Drummer

About Dino

I am a professional drummer, percussionist I received my first snare drum at around the age of 8 it was great for working on hand control and rudiments. At age 13 I received my first drum kit and has had a passion for playing drums ever since. It was my love of music that built the foundation of my

Jacarey J.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • High School from Milwaukee High School Of The Arts
  • Teaches students 5 to 40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jacarey J.

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i am a all around player i have went to school for music every since i was a kid i have played in all different kinds of bands and also i attend church which have so many styles of music i have played jazz to latin and Gospel and funk, rock and with all these styles i am a all around drummer also i studied at the conservatory of music for a while to learn how to read music i started there in my young years as a player and i a have a great ear for music and i listen to all kinds of it so with me being a teacher here you will learn style , discipline and being open to listen to all kinds of music

About Jacarey

I have been playing drums for a long period of time. I have studied music since I was in my adolescence years. I went to music school from Elementary through high school. Through my years of experience, I have been taught by ear and also through reading music through Conservatory of Music school.

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Stephanie
He has taught me rudiments and how to play on a practice drum pad and it was a great experience.

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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Bongos:
Are an Afro-Cuban percussion instrument consisting of a pair of small open bottomed drums of different sizes. Together with the conga or tumbadora, and to a lesser extent the batá drum, bongos are the most widespread Cuban hand drums, being commonly played in genres such as Cuban son, salsa and Afro-Cuban jazz.
In class we will be focusing on different hand techniques, placement
and rhythms. Starting with the basics, from the first class we will begin to use these techniques 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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Matthew M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew M.

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I teach drums, tabla, and latin percussion (congas, timbales, bongos) for all levels. I am disciple of Pandit Sanju Sahai and Ustad Shahbaz Hussain on the tabla. I have studied latin percussion with Pablo Batista (Alicia Keys), Juan Castellanos, and Roberto Vizcaino (Chucho Valdes). I teach drums for all styles and ages with a focus on jazz, rock, funk, and latin. Both online or in person lessons are welcomed!

About Matthew

I teach drums, tabla, and latin percussion (congas, timbales, bongos) for all levels. I am disciple of Pandit Sanju Sahai and Ustad Shahbaz Hussain on the tabla. I have studied latin percussion with Pablo Batista (Alicia Keys), Juan Castellanos, and Roberto Vizcaino (Chucho Valdes). I teach drums f

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Ian C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Bachelors in music performance from Ithaca college
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ian C.

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Drums are such a great instrument to start on. Having a solid foundation of rhythm goes a long way in music. It transfers to all the other instruments. I like to begin with the basics stick control and rudiments. Drumset is a great place to go after that or hand percussion such as djembe, conga, or hand drums. I also teach steel drums. Lets get you drumming!

About Ian

Hello, I am a musician with over 20 years of experience touring here in the states as well as internationally. I graduated Ithaca college with a BA in music performance. I have lived, performed, and taught music in Nashville TN for the last 15 years. I love to pass on my knowledge of music with my

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Micheline
Another great lesson with Ian this week! 30 minuets go so fast that I will definitely increase to 40 minute sessions next time. Excellent teacher,
Micheline
Ian inspired me with my first lesson, he is very friendly, knowledgeable and an excellent teacher.

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Average Cost of Bongo Lessons in Livingston, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute bongo lessons in Livingston is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $89 per hour.
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$53 average
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"My son was very excited and motivated after his first class with Murray."
Eulalee
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"He was awesome. Looking forward to next week"
Annie
Took Bongo lessons from James S.
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"We have had two lessons with Murray. My 8 year old loves her lessons. We have had other teachers in the past and he is by far the best. My daughter is engaged, excited, and is learning quickly. Murray makes learning fun! He encourages and explains and rewards with clapping and laughing!!! He knows his stuff and can relate and engage even over the internet. We love this teacher!"
Anne
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"Murray is awesome and I've only had 1 lesson so far. I love his enthusiasm! Looking forward to my future lessons!"
Stacie
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"I was a little nervous at first but Murray made that all disappear. He’s patient & very talented & makes playing a lot of fun. Can’t wait for my nxt lesson."
Susan
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"Cool down to earth teacher, amazing on drums / bongos. I'm a beginner and just bought some bongos so I wanted a few lessons to get myself started. Our first lesson was a blast and I'm gonna continue to take more lessons with Brian when I am able to."
Hector
Took Bongo lessons from Brian R.