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Al P.
Phoenix, Arizona
Learn to express yourself through song with guidance from a songwriting savant
song construction ideas, lyrical concepts, arrangements, chord theory
About Al P.

Updated: 2-12-2021 Al P. (Powerman 5000-Martin Sexton-Cypress Hill-Everlast-Lance Lopez-DYS) is a multi instrumentalist, educator, composer, producer, drummer, music director. Widely known as co founder-drummer for DreamWorks recording artist and multi platinum selling rock group Powerman 5000 (1990-01). His rock solid beats are deeply rooted in the long history of the art of drumming. Bio: Hailing from Pittsburgh, Pa. and educated by the prestigious Trinity College of Music, London Program (Pgh. center), Al served as external examiner teaching music theory and drums in private and ensemble settings at the U.S. center in Pittsburgh, Pa. from 1984-86 and further studies at Boston's Berklee College of Music, receiving a BM in Percussion Performance in 1992. Al is also a graduate of The Recording Workshop, Chillicothe, Ohio (music production & engineering program) Protools, Cubase, Reason, analog/digital recording techniques, editing, mixing, programming and sound design. I have just completed five years at the School of Rock in North Hollywood/Burbank Ca. and nine years at the School of Rock, Scottsdale AZ... Teaching drums, percussion, bass, guitar, keyboards, vocal and Show Direction for ensembles. Live performances at local and national venues. Prior to SOR I was Dean of Curriculum and drum teacher for the percussion department at The M. Gray Music Academy, a state of the art facility founded by Grammy Award winning artist Macy Gray located in North Hollywood Ca. "The primary goal is to educate students in the art of music, have a general understanding and be able to create your own grooves, songs and develop your musical voice" Product Endorsements: TAMA drums/hardware, Zildjian cymbals, Vater Percussion(sticks/tape) Remo drum heads E-Pad practice pads /accessories Rhythmtec percussion. Cordial Cables USA

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Teaches all skill levels

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Teaching since 1984

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BA Percussion Performance

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Teaches ages 8+

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Speaks Music, Jazz

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Songwriting
Teaches 8 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
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30 minutes
$30
45 minutes
$41
60 minutes
$51
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First 3 lessons
$30
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