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Kerry K.

7 Reviews
Fairborn, OH
Starting at $20
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 80; Female: 7 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kerry K.

7 Reviews
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Originally from W. Africa, the Djembe is a drum for solo and ensembles. Wikipedia says it can be a Solo drum, due to its volume. My experience is usually with groups, i.e. at Sinclair College's choirs, adding interesting patterns and sounds. My approach is similar to Conga, although private lessons will include other interesting aspects of rudiments and ... if enough people, the possibility for a percussion ensemble.

About Kerry

An online Masters Jazz program from University of Arkansas at Monticello, (2018-2019) these studies will help students understand various Jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban drum patterns. I attended Wright State University for two (2) years studying Music , and then transferred to Belmont Universit

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Mary
Kerry has an incredible knowledge and experience with drumming. He encouraged me and challenged me. I highly recommend Kerry to anyone looking to be a skilled and educated drummer.
Theresa Lauterbach
I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!
King Koeller
Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin'!
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Joyce L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Studio Art/ Educational Studies from Denison University
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Joyce L.

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Hello my name is Joyce Lindsey,

I have been studying West African djembe, (traditional/ballet 3 set) dun-duns, culture and history for five years collectively. I am currently a member of all female drum and dance company called Ayodele Drum and Dance that is based out of Chicago, IL. I currently perform and continue to study West African music from Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast through Ayodele and play for West African dance classes professionally.

I understand that teaching djembe requires a lot of patience as well as detailed but simple explanations/demonstrations of how to develop and improve djembe technique. Through my own experience with my djembe teachers and djembefolas like Bolokada Conde and Khalid Abdul Saleem over my five years of studying djembe, I was able to improve and develop my technique because my teachers were: patient, clear and detailed in their explanations, fun and concise when demonstrating simple and complex rhythms and able to break down ...

About Joyce

I have studied djembe and dun-duns for five years. I am currently part of all female drum and dance company called Ayodele Dance and Dance. I currently perform and study West African music from Guinea, Mail, Nigeria and the Ivory Coast as well as play for dance classes professionally. I am a very

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Joseph T.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Personal Trainer Certification from National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2008
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Joseph T.

9 Reviews
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Focus on basic technique, overall rhythm, and creativity. I have a Djembe available for use during lessons.

About Joseph

I have been playing music for over 25 years and teaching for nearly 20 years. I have been a successful part of Rock Bands, Jazz Bands, Blues Bands, Marching Bands, etc. So, whatever style of music you are interested in or wanting to learn, I can help! I am currently a working musician with mul

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Jordan C.
Joseph is a really good drum teacher. He definitely loves what he does!
Arianna J.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable about what he is teaching and relays information in a relaxed and positive environment.
Mitchell
My 8 year old has been playing a few years but our local instructor moved. He really enjoyed his first lesson with Joe!

Meet Online Djembe Teachers Serving Dayton, OH

Joe M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Master of Music from California State University of Long Beach
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe M.

9 Reviews
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Online Djembe Teacher

Lesson regiments are tailored to synthesize student goals and musical passions, setting a foundation in the instrument of interest.

Technique and practice-exercises provide the core for study and development (but we won't let that get in the way of the fun!).

My teaching philosophy largely derives from experience with master-drummers of different fields of study; my methods are thus a synthesis of concepts designed to ensure anyones improvement. We all have rhythm!

About Joe

I am a professional percussionist and drum instructor based out of the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz. I teach both studio and outcall lessons to all ages, covering drumset, steel pan, hand drumming, orchestral percussion, music theory, and piano. Additionally, I am a leader in the samba

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Calla
Joe seems to be a patient and thorough teacher. Happy to start lessons
Riley
My son enjoys his lessons with Joe very much. He’s an encouraging teacher.
Olin
My son loves his drum lessons. Being eight, he naturally has an excess amount of energy and a tendency to chat but Joe has a way of engaging him and keeps him learning. Very positive and supportive as well.

Kerry K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music (General Music degree) from Eastern Kentucky University
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Kerry K.

7 Reviews
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Online Djembe Teacher

Originally from W. Africa, the Djembe is a drum for solo and ensembles. Wikipedia says it can be a Solo drum, due to its volume. My experience is usually with groups, i.e. at Sinclair College's choirs, adding interesting patterns and sounds. My approach is similar to Conga, although private lessons will include other interesting aspects of rudiments and ... if enough people, the possibility for a percussion ensemble.

About Kerry

Online Masters Jazz program from University of Arkansas at Monticello, (2018-2019) these studies will help students understand various Jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban drum patterns. I attended Wright State University for two (2) years studying Music , and then transferred to Belmont University t

Recent Reviews
Mary
Kerry has an incredible knowledge and experience with drumming. He encouraged me and challenged me. I highly recommend Kerry to anyone looking to be a skilled and educated drummer.
Theresa Lauterbach
I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!
King Koeller
Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin'!
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Max K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Max K.

1 Review
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Students will learn traditional hand drumming techniques, traditional as well as modern percussion rhythms, and develop a knowledge of the history of this ancient instrument. I have studied Djembe and West African music in Ghana, West Africa and have first hand experience with the cultural and music traditions.

About Max

I am a professional drummer, hand drummer, music producer and recording artist. I graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a degree in music education and percussion performance. I am a New York State Certified music educator with over 6 years of private and classroom teaching experience.

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Ryan
Max is dope. Super patient, really positive, and over all a great dude.

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Average Cost of Djembe Lessons in Dayton, OH

The average cost of 60-minute djembe lessons in Dayton is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $75 per hour.
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$33 average
45 min
$49 average
60 min
$63 average

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"Excellent experience with my first 2 classes. Murray is patient and dedicated. I look forward to my future classes with him."
Alex
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"Great guy. Knowledge about many instruments. Very helpful lesson."
Jesse
Took Djembe lessons from Anthony L.
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"Max is dope. Super patient, really positive, and over all a great dude."
Ryan
Took Djembe lessons from Max K.
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"First lesson, can tell we chose the right instructor. Excellent with my child. Knowledgeable.. my 11 year old is excited for more lessons!! :)"
Elijah
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"Aaron is very patient, and keeps the classes interesting. My 7 year old son had another instructor for couple months earlier but lost interest in djembe. With Aaron, my son is enjoying the classes and started liking djembe again. Highly recommended."
Arin
Took Djembe lessons from Aaron B.
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"Dave is patient and makes learning to play drums fun! He sets expectations that are both challenging and attainable for my 8 year old. I highly recommend him."
Tammy
Took Djembe lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
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"Super passionate, knowledgable and a great communicator!"
Mat
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"Your going to love having Kevin as your music teacher! He's fun, friendly, patient and experienced! I've seen him perform at several shows around town and he knows how to perform many different styles of music.
Kevin is dedicated to your personal success and will help you reach your individual goals for vocals, guitar, drums, or other areas of music! You won't find a more personable guy with a big heart anywhere! You should totally give him a try!"
Joseph
Took Djembe lessons from Kevin J.
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"Friendly teacher! He customizes our lesson according to my needs and really supports me!"
Rebecca
Took Djembe lessons from Murray P.
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"Aaron is a good instructor. Luckily I practiced quite a bit before hands to be able to catch up with the speed. The video audio quality are not that great though."
David
Took Djembe lessons from Aaron B.
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