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Murray P.

98 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Washington DC Percussion Award from Washington DC Orchestra
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Murray P.

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Give anyone a drum and they will instantly know what to do. Drums are meant to be hit, and for those who love to hit things and make loud noises. Bongo drum lessons are an easy way to introduce students to the world of drumming, rhythm and music.

The goal is listening for cues, hearing patterns and feeling rhythm and beat. Ideally, each student has their own drum. Begin with a simple repeat and answer pattern. You hit the drum two times, they repeat. Gradually add to the complexity of the patterns, so they must listen intently. Add some simple rhythms, such as 1-2-3, 1-2-3, 1-2-3, 1, with a strong emphasis on the 1.

About Murray

I received my B.S. & Music Degree with concentration in instrumentalists from Morgan State University. I’v been playing drums since the age of three and now been teaching for over 17 years. In 2016, I was accepted as a member of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). I am very well ro

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Mema (15) A.
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.
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Shelia
My son's first lesson with Mr Piper was AMAZING!! He was patient, kind, and extremely personable! This is gonna be an amazing experience!
Stacie T.
Murray is awesome and I've only had 1 lesson so far. I love his enthusiasm! Looking forward to my future lessons!

Mike O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Percussion Performance, Song Writing and Music Business from Musicians Institute
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Mike O.

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I curtail each lesson to the Students needs no matter what level to go at their pace, and yet give them the tools necessary to improve proficiently and quickly. I enjoy sharing my experience and knowledge with drummers of all backgrounds and experience level, and take immense pride in watching my students grow and improve in their craft!

About Mike

I have 30+ years of Percussion Performance experience along with 20 years experience giving private lessons and Clinics all over the country and overseas from Florida to Los Angeles & Metro Manila in the Philippines.

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Matthew M.

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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Performance (Jazz) from Leeds College of Music
  • 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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Eli K.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate in Arts from Bristol Community College
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Eli K.

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I am a well-rounded drum teacher, meaning I have learned and studied genres ranging from blues, jazz, rock and indie rock. I will give you tons of music to listen to and interpret and teach you how to learn tunes by ear. You will understand the forms of jazz tunes such as aaba Aba and abc. You will learn how to play the tunes you listen to and take the concepts of drum beats and drum rudiments used within them o make them your own and use them in your original playing. I also teach how to read standard drum notation, and can teach you how time signatures work and the values of notes if you don’t already know.

About Eli

Hi future students! I’m Eli. I know how tough it is to teach yourself an instrument, because I struggled with it for years and years. One of my biggest issues was learning how to practice, so if that’s something you struggle with, I can certainly help you develop a routine to which you would follow

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Fischer P.
After his first session, my son (10 years old) said Eli was, "really nice." They reviewed a lot, Eli asked a lot of questions about previous experiences and and listened to him play. Sounds like it was a packed session but not overwhelming.
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Jimmy
Eli was great. He was very patient with my son during his very first music lesson. Eli made the lesson fun and enjoyable. My son enjoyed the lesson very much and is looking forward to his next one.
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Dino C.

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  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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

Mark G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Classical Snare Drum from Murray Spivack School for Snare Drum
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Mark G.

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Learn how to play traditional bongo rhythms and apply them in popular music settings.

About Mark

Most recently, Mark's drumming can be heard on multi-platinum selling recording artist Mark Slaughter's solo CD, 'Reflections in a Rear View Mirror.' In addition to being a full-time working drummer, Mark is guiding veteran and up & coming drummers with their musical careers both privately and

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Rubin H.
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On time, very professional, amazing skill-set and very patient with my child. We feel fortunate to have Mark as an instructor.
Brad M.
Mark rocks!

Mark’s incredible skill as a drummer is only matched by his abilities as a teacher. In just a short time with Mark’s instruction, I have made vast improvements in my drumming. At my first lesson with Mark, he determined my skill level and what I sought to achieve with my lessons. Almost immediately, the fundamentals Mark showed me were translating into my drumming with my band. Mark has opened doors in my playing that I didn’t know existed. Mark is incredibly patient and really cares about ensuring I receive significant benefit from my lessons. Mark really goes out of his way to make sure I fully grasp everything he shows me. I would highly recommend Mark for anyone who wants to learn from a true master at his craft and from a teacher who takes pride in his students and his teaching. Thank you Mark!!
Adam W.
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I have had many different types of music teachers through out my life and Mark is by far the best. He is very serious about helping his students do what they want to do. I had specific goals I wanted to accomplish. Mark took my goals seriously and did what he could to help me understand the techniques to be a good drummer. He broke things down in to little steps that helped me to practice on my own and figure specific drum patterns out, He gave me the tools to improve myself as a musician, Mark did not have to but he chose to put a lot of his own time in to teaching me what I wanted to learn He obviously cares about his students and takes them seriously. I highly recommend him to any future students

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Average Cost of Bongo Lessons in Somers, NY

The average cost of 60-minute bongo lessons in Somers 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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$41 average
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$53 average
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$69 average

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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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"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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"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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"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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"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.