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Max A.

9 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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Ben R.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $94
  • Bachelor's in Percussion Performance from Indiana University
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben R.

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We're fortunate as drummers and percussionists to play the most fun instrument on the planet. My studio focuses largely on that---really ENJOYING playing music. And the best way to enjoy it? By getting GOOD!!

So what do I mean by "drums & percussion?" I'm classically trained at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music which is THE powerhouse music school for producing well rounded percussionists. We're talking everything from drumset, orchestral percussion, marimba, marching percussion, Latin percussion, composition, and everything in between. YOU get to pick what we work on, and if you're not sure, we can do a little bit of everything to find what clicks with you.

Ok, now the really cool part. Included in each month of lessons, you will get an epic video for your social media. Yes these videos can help you show off to your friends and family, but it's also the absolute best way to improve as a musician because you can practice using your ears as you listen back and analyze ...

About Ben

Hey! I'm a professional percussionist who's toured through 30 cities across the United States and Japan, and I have always loved teaching. I believe us drummers and percussionists are the luckiest musicians because our instruments are the most satisfying and fun to play. I started on piano as a smal

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Tom C.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tom C.

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Hey there!

My name is Tom Criblez and I am a Brooklyn based musician. I am mainly a drummer, but also a guitarist. The way I typically structure my lessons is based on what the student is looking to learn and accomplish. However, I also have certain methods of teaching that include how to properly, physically drum and perform in order to avoid injury later in life, lots of chop building that is usually taught and practiced on a drum pad, some reading if the student is open to it because I believe it is a good way to latch on to rhythmic concepts, building a close relationship with a metronome, exploring the foundations and basics of grooves in whatever genres the student is looking to tackle and always leave room for something fun like learning a song or writing a part. I am also open to talking about what it means to be a drummer in different environments like bands or being independent or recording and the fundamentals in how to approach like getting good sounds or how to prepare ...

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Hey! It's always funny to write about yourself, but here we are! I am a drummer/guitarist living in Brooklyn, NY. I have toured the country twice with my band Ritual Talk on 6 week tours that we booked ourselves. I love to connect and make music with people from anywhere and of all types of genres.

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Vincent C.

16 Reviews
Staten Island, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
  • Ph.D M.A M.S. from Staten Island Collge, Capella University,Marylebone University
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Vincent C.

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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 A

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Artemis
Vincent is casual and friendly and knows his stuff! A great instructor across many instruments and genres
Lydia H.
Taking lessons with Dr. Vince is a pleasure. His enthusiasm and love of music is infectious, and I very much appreciate how seriously he takes me and my music! Thank you, Dr. Vince!
Duke P.
Excellent first lesson. Vincent is an excellent teacher and extremely knowledgeable with multiple instruments!
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Trevor C.

Staten Island, NY
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Music from College Of Staten Island
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Trevor C.

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Hello, my name is Trevor. I have been playing Drums for about 12 years now and am looking to start my life as a teacher! I graduated at the end of 2019 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Performance at CSI,

My music genres performance experiences are in Rock, Punk, Pop, Heavy Metal, and have picked up Jazz and Classical music from my years at college.

I’m down for teaching you anything that you want. Be it a band’s music catalog, drum transcription, or a playing style of a specific drummer. My entire teaching repertoire will basically cover:
- Reading and Learning Sheet Music Structure and the Music theory behind the music.
- Drum rudiments and Coordination.
- Single and Double Bass pedal techniques to help you get faster and coordinate your limbs properly.
- Getting faster and cleaner with your hands and feet on the kit.
- Complex time Signatures, Subdividions and Polyrhythms.

*If you wish to see video clips to verify my performance, feel free to ask.*

Some of my ...

About Trevor

I’m working either Online or In-person, it’s up to you. I live in Staten Island, NY but I’m down for traveling to the Brooklyn and Manhattan area for at home lessons if you’re down for that. I’m down for teaching whatever you guys want, and everything that I basically know to give you a

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Mike S.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Jazz studies. from University of Utah
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Mike S.

22 Reviews
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I teach reading rhythms, playing with a bend and how to groove!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of t

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Sierra
Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson.
Logan S.
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Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)

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"Excellent, excellent instructor! Mr. Murray has a great way with children... truly gifted! No need to hesitate if your looking for a drumming instructor...he is the real deal!"
Nasir
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Luke was the absolute coolest teacher ever. Not only is he a rad drummer himself, he has such a calm and cool demeanor. He just wants to share the awesome experience of playing the drumset. Luke showed me the right way to get started with the drums and now 2 years later I still think back to the advice Luke gave me as a beginner. He is an well-rounded musician and everyone stands to benefit from working with him."
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Took Drum lessons from Luke W.
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"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!"
Jacob Sargent
Took Drum lessons from Max A.
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"Passionate & Reliable

Casey has been an amazing drum teacher. He understands my style of music and motivates me to become a better performer. I've improved lightyears since taking lessons fro him. He always has a positive attitude and is extremely reliable and punctual, which can be very rare in the music industry. I am so happy I met Casey!"
Izzy
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"John has helped me take my drumming to the next level. When I started lessons I was fairly new to the drum set and did not know how to read music. Over the past two years he has completely transformed me from a beginner to a gigging musician. John is patient, laid back and very knowledgeable and I would highly recommend him to drummers of all skill levels."
Joseph
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"Great first lesson. Murray has patience and knowledge."
Christian
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Terrific instructor!"
Zachary
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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"Corey is very friendly, experienced and professional. My son enjoyed learning from him and it was fun to play watch him progress."
Amanda
Took Drum lessons from Corey D.
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"Casey is easily a five-star instructor. My kind of guy! My eight (8) year old Caleb is excited and has not stopped practicing since we got home. Thanks Casey!"
Caleb
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"By far the best drum teacher I have ever seen and how Ryan adapts his lessons to be most efficient and beneficial in an online setting is remarkable. Don’t think twice about getting a lesson with Ryan. He is a pro who makes you feel like it’s possible to learn any instrument one day at a time!"
Eli
Took Drum lessons from Ryan B.
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