- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
- June 1985
Taught at Berklee College of Music for several years.My students have toured and recorded with Chali 2na, Beyoncé, Everclear, Marcus Miller, Brian McKnight and more. My diverse teaching and playing experiences have equipped me with the tools to provide students a rich learning experience. All styles and levels are ok.
*** Lesson Details ***
Lesson topics will depend on the student's level of ability and may cover any topic from basic terms and techniques like hand position and rudiments to advanced concepts such as linear time-feels or odd-time feels.
*** Studio Equipment ***
1 Pearl Masters Kit, 1 Pearl Export Kit, 1 Gretsch Catalina Club Kit, Assorted Percussion Instruments (Timbales, Congas, Repinique, Tan Tan and assorted small percussion, Sabian Cymbals, MacBook Pro with Logic Pro, Presonus DigiMax Mic Pre, M-Audio Profire Audio Interface, M-Audio Oxygen 61 Keyboard, and Event 20/20bas Monitors
*** Travel Equipment ***
In their homes students should at least have a drum practice pad, drum sticks, metronome or (metronome app) and any agreed upon method books.
If your lesson is online, you will need a high-speed internet connection, and a computer with audio, and a web capable camera. Computer must be in room where you play your instrument(s)
*** Specialties ***
My greatest strength is in the styles of Rock, Jazz, RnB/Funk, Fusion, and Pop. My methods vary depending on student response and learning style.