Jerry Jerome

Jerry J.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Jerry delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 4+

Teaching since:
August 2006

Hello, my name is Jerry and I've been teaching drums for over eight years! I teach various styles of music so whether you're interested in classical theory studies or like would play by ear I am able to teach new ideas and help develop a practice routine to meet your specific needs! In no time, you will be able to perform whatever your musical heart desires. I have a great studio for your learning environment equipped with everything you will need.

Please contact TakeLessons to set up lessons with me.

(I am also a beginning piano teacher, as I also studied classical and jazz piano in college.)

Experience

Drummer
Apr 2016 - Present
Pocket Change

Pocket Change Phase Two specializes in Party, Funk, Variety and Soul music for Corporate/Party, Wedding and Festival events around the country.

Drummer/Steel Drummer/Percussionist
Apr 2006 - Present
Pan Paradise

Music Director
Apr 2010 - Dec 2016
Agape Centre

As director of music, my purpose is to equip and shepherd my team of musicians and worship arts leaders, guiding and supporting the worship planning process. The ultimate goal is to support the vision of our church through the worship experience at each individual service.

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Private Drum Instructor
Nov 2012 - Sep 2016
Jazzy B Studios

Drummer
Mar 2010 - Oct 2015
Abiding Savior Lutheran Church

To help set an atmosphere of worship and assist the congregation in lifting their voices in song.

Private Drum Instructor
Nov 2012 - Jul 2014
Boca Academy of Music

Education

Bachelor of Music
Aug 2012 - May 2015
Florida International University
Music Performance
Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
Berklee College of Music

Languages

Creole
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Creole
Professional Proficiency

Photos & Videos

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Purpose Jerome - Skylight; John Fedchock (FIU Big Band)
Purpose Jerome - Invincible; Champion featuring Tye Tribbett (Snippet of Agape Centre Rehearsal)

Agape Centre Band
Photo by Jerry J.

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Purpose Jerome - Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars; Uptown Funk Drum Cover

8 Reviews

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Derick A. Dec 9, 2016
Drum · In home

Jerry is great!

Jon Nov 20, 2016
Drum · In home

Jerry is a great instructor, highly recommend taking lessons with him!

Shanice C. Jul 21, 2016
Piano · In studio

Very nice person and a good teacher

Gianna A. Jul 15, 2016
Piano · In home

Jerry is great!! He has a very calm and patient manner with the kids. My girls love him and can't wait until the next lesson. They are practicing learning the notes he suggested. Jerry is very talented and a wealth of knowledge!

AJ A. Jul 12, 2016
Guitar · In home

First lesson was great! Teach was very patient and clear with his instruction. Looking forward to more learning.

Clinton A. Jun 27, 2016
Drum · In studio

Jerry's method of teaching is gradual and very informative. He takes the time to listen to what's being said, then analyze the student's needs and sets the pace based upon aptitude.

He asks pertinent and relevant questions to determine the processes to apply that will bring about the best results. Very patient! Great first lesson and good study material.

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Darleen Apr 7, 2016
Drum · In studio

Jerry is the drum instructor for a young man interested in playing the drums in our church. Jerry was a very delightful, caring and knowledgeable instructor. Our young man just loves him and look forward to attending his drum lessons. Real glad we chosen him to work with.

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Filippo V. Jun 18, 2015
Drum · In studio

Jerry is an awesome music teacher and a great role model for my 10-year-old son. He instills both passion for music and discipline - serious fun!

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