Richard Baker
Suwanee, GA
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Richard Baker

Richard B.

Suwanee, GA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I am both an experienced live performer and teacher. I'm a Musicians Institute (MI) graduate. My 15 years touring included playing for Faster Pussycat, Peter Frampton and Warren Zevon. I specializing in the ROCK/POP genre. If you are a beginner/intermediate drummer than this is the place for you! My teaching includes mastering snare drum, note reading, groove, solo styles, stick tricks, rock pop metal basics and song covers when ready. I can even select drum kits to purchase when student is ready. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I too have studied with Doane Perry (LA) and jazz great Don Zampi (NY) Let's get started!

About Richard B.

I'm a live performer and show drummer. I graduated from Musicians Institute (MI) with a degree in drums n percussion. While in NY I ran my own drum store.
I have toured with many rock bands including Faster Pussycat, Peter Frampton and Warren Zevon. I was endorsed by Pro Mark drum stick company. The approach to teaching is from a working drummer perspective. My experience and formal training helps me to make the learning experience easy, stress free and fun.


Some of the musical styles I regularly teach: Rock, Indie Rock, Metal, Hard Rock, Alternative, Pop, Punk, Blues, Jazz, Funk, Soul, R&B, Classical.

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George D.
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Great drum teacher. I studied with Richard about a year. I had played before, but Richard helped me build a better drumming foundation and guided me to me play better.
I now am able to play in a cover band and use some of the concepts and techniques that I learned from my lessons with him.
I highly recommend Richard for drum lessons.

Posted Jun 6, 2020
Gary
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My 12 year old son took lessons with Richard for 2 years in Antlanta. He is a very friendly and patient teacher. I was amazed how quickly my son progressed within a short period of time. He is now playing in his first band. Unfortunately we had to move out of state and my son truly misses his lessons with Richard, especially because Richard made it always fun. If you are looking for a drum teacher, who can bring the best out of your child, then Richard is the guy for the job!

Posted May 26, 2020

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