Jason Mckenzie
Austin, TX
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Jason Mckenzie

Jason M.

Austin, TX
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I've been playing tabla professionally for 25 years. I've trained with the best tabla teachers in India. I've taught drum kit/ drum line for over 20 years. I strive to get to know what my students want to get out of their lessons and where they want to be and teach a strong foundation of Indian classical music. I'm a compassionate person with much experience. I can also help my students obtain a tabla set.

About Jason M.

I took drum lessons from Butch Trucks from the Allman Bros band when I was 15. I have a B.A. in music from the Univ. of N. Texas. I specialize in drum set and tabla, but I can also teach beginner acoustic guitar, piano, and djembe.

I have played drums professionally for 35 years— most notably with Billy Joe Shaver with whom I played on David letterman with Willie Nelson. I’ve also been playing tabla professionally for 25 years. I’ve lived in India and have trained with Aloke Dutta and Gourisankar Karmakar. I love world music and have performed with various world music bands and artists internationally.

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Education

Bachelors of Art in Music
Aug 1990 - Dec 1993

University of North Texas

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

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