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Kyle A.

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Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $68
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Master of Music in Jazz Studies from Indiana University
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I'm a working, professional drummer performing regularly with top artists in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA. I have over 10 years of teaching experience, and previously directed a collegiate jazz program. As a teacher, I believe in letting students choose their own paths. Set your goals, and I'll show you the quickest way to reach them, covering all the technical and theoretical information you'll need as we go. No matter your experience level or area of interest, I can help you get to where you want to go!

About Kyle

I'm a professional jazz drummer with 17 years of playing experience, and 10+ years of teaching experience. I have a Bachelors of Music Education from WV Wesleyan College, and a Master of Music in Jazz Studies from Indiana University. As a freelance performer, I've played in Philadelphia, Pittsb

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Vincent C.

(14)
Staten Island, NY
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks Music
  • Ph.D M.A M.S. from Staten Island Collge, Capella University,Marylebone University
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Vincent C.

Staten Island, NY

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About Vincent

Dr. Vince is a musician, guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, and a producer. Vince has three cds out with one in Germany. Dr. Vince has two master degrees one in music and in education with a PhD in Music Vince was produced by" Badfingers" Joey Molland, which was the Beatles first band signed to

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October 29, 2019
Duke P.
Excellent first lesson. Vincent is an excellent teacher and extremely knowledgeable with multiple instruments!
April 12, 2017
Frankiegny
I find Vincent to be a very good and patient teacher. He has a nice easy way of teaching.
February 3, 2017
nataliya
My daughter loves the lessons. Dr Vincent is great teacher
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John S.

(5)
Toms River, NJ
Starting at $60
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  • music performance and compositon from USC
  • Teaching since 1972
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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All levels. Song styling, performance. Learning to write for the set.

About John

I am a multi-instrumentalist who has taught for 41 years. I have had both Zakke W and two other rock stars in lessons,. Further, I had a Grammy nominee and a well known comedian and Hollywood Actress, as well as countless music school scholarship students. Many of my students have embarked on perfo

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June 7, 2019
Jean Marie M.
I am a beginner/never played piano before and John made me feel so comfortable and eased my nerves from the very start of our 1st session, He is patient, accommodating and provides encouragement!
John is a Fantastic instructor!! Would absolutely recommend him!!
January 29, 2019
Francine D.
My first lesson with John S. was great. He is very knowledgeable and makes you feel extremely relaxed and comfortable. I really feel like I will finally move forward with my music!
May 26, 2018
James
I have used John in the past and I find him to be a very competent and informative instructor.

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Michael G.

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Drum
Starting at $44
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  • Background Checked
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from SUNY Purchase
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I provide private instruction in drums, guitar, and beginner piano for all ages. I like to approach learning music in a fun and digestible manner. I believe that anyone and everyone can play music!

Learn your favorite songs, improve your technique and reading skills, or just have fun and learn by ear. Whatever your goals are, I can help you achieve them!

About Michael

I am a professional drummer, educator and dance accompanist from NYC. I graduated from SUNY Purchase with a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies, and gigged/taught in the NYC area before relocating to Austin. I've been teaching drums, guitar and beginner piano since 2007, and I love to share the joy

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James R.

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Drum
Starting at $45
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Private Lessons from Private lessons from teachers whom they them self were trained Musicians. You won't necessarily know their Names because in this Business it has a Lot to do with word of mouth, when it comes to teachers. Here are some of the people I studied with, Fortune Petri, Tony Scarpa (Guitar Lessons) Bill Riley, Kathy Schwartman (Vocal Lessons) Bob Ross (Music Theory) Lou Stallman (Songwriting Lessons) Big Noize Sound, RC Audio (Engineering, Live Sound, Mixing) Pulse Stage Lighting (Lighting Tech)
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James R.

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Develop Stick Control, & the skills it requires to have the coordination it takes to Play the Drums.

About James

PLEASE READ : Thank you. I'm a trained Musician (Private Lessons) and have been Studying & Teaching for over 37 years. I've taught, Recorded & Played everywhere from small to Large venues from NJ, NY to CA and back. So you don"t just get the Lesson, You also get all that culture and experience a

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November 5, 2019
Francine D.
I've taken lessons before and have always become disappointed because there was never any structure to the lessons and theory was treated as secondary. I wanted to really delve into theory because that is the knowledge needed to have no limits. Finally, I found Jimmy. He is a true teacher. Jimmy makes sure he teaches you the theory behind what you are doing. I have been playing for over ten years and was not progressing. After just a few lessons with him, I am starting to truly see the fretboard. I am finally excited again!
November 1, 2019
Claire
Great at explaining music for beginners in a way that is simple, fun and efficient!
October 25, 2019
Marc
I'm quite an experienced singer. I've been seen in a cappella groups and bands and solo for many years however recently I've had trouble reaching my higher range and difficulty with falsetto. James has helped me to figure out the issue and I'm working on proper breath support and other issues I was having. My hope is to continue singing for the rest of my life and James has given me proper approach for vocal longevity.
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Mikke Z.

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Drum
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Specializing in drums and percussion studies. Best known as drumming member of award winning Del Castillo band and famous film maker, Robert Rodriguez's "Chingon" band. Recognized by SXSW Music Awards (Austin, Tx) as "best drums" having played Montreaux Jazz Festival and recorded with the likes of Willie Nelson and Carlos Santana. Mikke has an extensive musical background teaching students of all ages (beginner to advanced) and nearly every application ranging from marching and orchestral percussion, to modern drum set, afro-cuban hand drums and world percussion for nearly 20 years. He is also at Better Beats Music.

**Se habla espanol**

About Mikke

My musical journey has led me to play with so many amazing musicians and incredible bands over the years. You may find a list of recordings that I’ve played on under my discography at Better Beats Music. There’s also a selection of videos of live shows and prerecorded music videos, all of which inc

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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Princeton, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Princeton is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $160 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Great experience!

My 7 yr old has been taking drum lessons with Henri for aobut 2 months. He is always excited to go, and never wants to leave at the end. He is learning rhythms and other drum basics. Henri is great at keeping him on track, but allowing for enough fun/free play as well. It is great that Henri has two drum kits so they can both play the whole lesson."
- Ruth
Took Drum lessons from Henri B.
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"Jimmy is the best instructor ever!! I went into playing drums not really having any knowledge of music what so ever. I have been playing for 7 months now and I have learned so much. He is so encouraging and is always giving you positive feedback on how your doing and it makes you feel good about yourself and how you play. I am always learning new things about my instrument and how important my roll as a musician is no matter who I am playing with or for. With Jimmy the lessons might be once a week but he is always there no matter what day or time to help you out with any questions you may have. He is the best there is no one else like him!!! Every lesson is fun and I look forward to going every week!!"
- Nicole
Took Drum lessons from James R.
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"Amazing Drum teacher! One of the best musicians I've ever met.

Clear and concise lesson plans that always challenge you. Would highly recommend working together."
- Tyler
Took Drum lessons from Khalil H.
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"A fabulous introduction to music for our 9 year old! Thank you Henri for making the lesson such a positive and inspiring experience, we could t be happier. See you next week!"
- Clayton
Took Drum lessons from Henri B.
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"Ray is a patient, wonderful teacher and I am so happy to have found him!!!! The studio and equipment he provides is an added bonus that I was not expecting. A very pleasant surprise. I highly recommend Ray."
- Martha
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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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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"He's very good with the kids and is great at keeping them engaged. Listens to my comments and concerns and has been flexible in his lessons to keep the kids challenged without frustrating them. I have two boys working with him. They are both so excited to share with me what they've learned after each lesson. I've never seen them look so proud of themselves as they do after their weekly drum lessons!

Rates are very reasonable also."
- Jeanette
Took Drum lessons from Michael J.
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"Murray is great implementing the lesson along with fun. I enjoyed the time we spent learning all about the ins and outs of drums. I would highly recommend Murray if you are interested in learning while having fun. Great guy!"
- Tony
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Steve is a wonderful teacher - highly recommend

My son started taking lessons with Steve at 7 years old. He's now 15 and still at it. Steve is patient, intelligent and has a great way of working with students at their level. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in beginning drums or, if already playing, taking their music to the next level."
- Eric
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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"Christian is a very knowledgeable and patient drum instructor. As a music teacher and producer myself, I like to have a good understanding of instruments I don't play such as drums, and Christian has helped me have a much deeper understanding of drumming techniques, concepts, exercises, and styles. He is quite versatile, has a great understanding of music, and is a very effective communicator. I highly recommend!"
- David
Took Drum lessons from Christian J.
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