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Granville M.

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Mount Vernon, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Granville M.

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With private teaching experience and a degree in Jazz Composition & Professional Music from Berklee College of Music, Granville adopts the teaching methods of the accomplished performers and educators who instructed him, such as the late Joe Morello(Dave Brubeck), Terri Lyne Carrington (Grammy Award winning artist), Dave DiCenso(Hiromi, Josh Groban) among others.

Granville's curriculum centers on the building blocks; great technique to empower flexibility in his students. He uses methods perfected by Alan Dawson (The Rudimental Ritual), Gary Chaffee (Odd Time Stickings), Sanford A. Moeller (The Moeller Technique), and other great teachers while employing methods he has found successful through his years of teaching.When necessary, music theory elements are employed to teach song form, dynamics and overall musicianship.

Granville is also a composer, producer and touring artist which will aid in creating focused progress if and when the decision to grow in a career direction is ...

About Granville

I operate in the music arena as a touring musician; a Music Director for musicals, jazz ensembles and choirs; a composer & songwriter; a band teacher at my local elementary school, a private instructor and a producer with a degree in Jazz Composition and Professional Music from Berklee College of Mu

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Elisha
He makes the lessons understandable.
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Although I can only compare Granville to one other teacher as a beginner. I can say that he keeps me very engaged. I'm excited to go to class and he always takes time to explain things in a way that feels personalized to me.
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Max A.

9 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Drums from The Collective
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Max A.

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I gig, teach, and tour, full time as a drummer living in NYC. I've played drums for over 13 years and studied with numerous teachers across the country.

I perform rock, gospel, funk, jazz, country, and pop music for audiences all over and can help students identify specific, tailored, course work to help them in whatever genre.

My goal is to help students of all ages and abilities sift through the ocean of content to find the *right* challenges for them so they can play what they want to play.

This if my life, this is what I love. I look forward to working with you!

About Max

I live, gig, tour, and teach full time as a drummer in NYC. I have over 13 years of experience playing pop, rock, gospel, funk, jazz, and musical theater. I've taught children as young as 4 years old, and adults over the age of 45, from total beginners to experienced players. What I've learned, an

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Jacob Sargent
I thought I wasn’t going to be able learn how to play drums and then I met Max! Very patient person and easily helped me unlock the door into drumming. Made everything clear to me and broke it down to where I was able to understand. Highly recommend, Thank you Max!
Emmie
Max is an amazing teacher. He is an outstanding, patient,
and compassionate teacher. His lessons were so well tailored to my needs. Each class addressed specific needs and goals of mine. Max is a great drummer and wonderful teacher, highly recommend.
Benji
I was a bit nervous about taking lessons as I had not played drums in front of anyone before. My first lesson was surprisingly a very comfortable expereience and something that I would definitely recommend if you are on the fence. I have been playing for about a year and felt like I wasn't progressing with YouTube tutorials anymore. Max has really been helping to take me to a new skill level!
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Usman S.

New York, NY
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Mandarin, English, Urdu, Spanish
  • Music (Jazz Studies) from Davidson College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Usman S.

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I started playing drums when I was 5 years old. I have been self taught at times and at other times I have studied with excellent top notch teachers. I'd love to help you learn the drums, it is truly a passion of mine!

About Usman

I am a NYC-based professional musician. I attended music school for two years then pursued a professional music career while studying privately. I play all styles of music and am very experienced with jazz. I can teach beginner piano to advanced, and same with drums. I’m new here and very excited

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Theo K.

Lyndhurst, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Theo K.

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Experienced teacher and performer of drums and percussion of over 10 years. As a working performer I play many different drums and percussion instrument. Let me know what you are interested in learning and I will teach you! I am here to help you unlock your full potential by providing technical and musical guidance to help you succeed. Beginner-Advanced students are welcome. I also am happy to help provide guidance for any instrument when it comes to the subject of audition preparation and practice coaching.

About Theo

I am a professional percussionist from the New York City Area. I graduated from the New School with a Bachelors in Percussion Performance and a Master Degree in Percussion Performance from DePaul University. As someone who has studied percussion for the past 20 years, all drum students can expec

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Julian D.

Little Falls, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Julian D.

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I am a performance major at Montclair Statue University, where I have studied under world renowned percussionists. I have over 5 years of teaching experience, from 5 year olds to 50 year olds. I teach drum set, classical percussion, mallet percussion, and timpani. I have experience in rock bands, musicals, recording sessions, orchestras, and ensembles.

About Julian

My name is Julian Dippolito. I study Music Performance at Montclair State University. I have tons of experience playing drums in rock bands, orchestras, musicals, and ensembles. I can also teach other percussion instruments such as conga, bongo, mallet percussion, timpani, and classical percussion.

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Scott S.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Percussion performance from Brooklyn College
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Scott S.

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I have a 100% rate of getting my students into their school of choice as of yet. Although I don't guarantee it, I will work relentlessly to make sure you are well prepared though. I will also lend you PDFs of books to help you save a buck.

About Scott

I have been playing drums and percussion since the ripe old age of 9, in 4th grade. Originally wanting to play the clarinet, my music teacher thought my sense of rhythm was too good to waste and placed me in the drum section. I was the only kid who didn't want to play drums. Over twenty years later

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Anthony G.
Had my first lesson with Scott today. I was very happy with the way it went . I'm 50 years old with no experience at all - so I can honestly say the lesson was enjoyable without any pressure.
Jack F.
Scott is amazing with our 7 year son beginner. He has him so engaged and excited to learn & play. He's a one-of-a-kind teacher.
Dakota
Scott is inspiring, motivating, caring, attentive, personal and professional. In only a few weeks my daughter is developing a solid foundation in technique, rhythmic notation and musicianship. I would strongly reccommend him.

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Palisades Park, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Palisades Park is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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"Joel really enjoyed Danny! He seems like he’s got a lot to offer! Looking forward to more"
Joel
Took Drum lessons from Danny S.
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"Ronen is the best drum teacher I have so far. He is knowledgeable, able to tailor to student's need and very patient with students in all age. I am 35 years old and trying to learn drums. He is able to adjust his teaching to the way I used to learned. best teacher ever, pick him."
Kuma
Took Drum lessons from Ronen E.
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"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"
Mema (15)
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"He is very patient with my 6 year old grandson who is temperamental. Richard speaks to my grandson age appropriately and my grandson looks forward to his drum lessons."
Zia
Took Drum lessons from Richard C.
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"Evan is a talented musician and a great teacher!
What I like about him is that he gave a great experience in music, in addition to the theories and techniques of drumming

He's talent gave me a great inspiration to get more interested in drumming and
especially the jazz. I am satisfied of the learning that I got so far, and I am excited for more experience that will come in the future."
Jinhoon
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Me Murray is the best. So kind and caring. My son loved his lesson!"
Amy
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Chuck is a very talented and experienced teacher, he makes the classes relax , entretained and fun. He is very insightful and detects my kid strength and weakness. I have seen my kid improving in his drum skill that eventually would take him to the next level."
Joe
Took Drum lessons from Chuck R.
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"Very knowledgeable, patient and has great attention to detail. He provides different methods in order for you to understand. Looking forward to my next lesson."
Lobo Soto
Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Very patient and works well with a beginner, would highly recommend!"
Dori
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"miss Jennifer really helped our son stay engaged and he enjoyed himself so much while learning."
Zene
Took Drum lessons from Jennifer P.
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