Located in Gastonia, NC, Russell brings unparalleled experience and value to his students in the Charlotte, metro area. Russell Sharp is a seasoned veteran drummer with over 35 years of varied experiences. His lessons will significantly benefit beginner, intermediate and advanced students regardless of their age.
You will learn all that is necessary in order to possess a very strong and solid foundation that is required of a drummer. Russell is a caring, nurturing and patient drum instructor.
A lifetime of percussion experience ranging from recording studios to live shows has developed Sharp's simple and highly effective approach to teaching students. His ability to convey basic and advanced drumming elements help students develop rock-solid foundations along with sharp motor skills, physical coordination, limb independence and endurance.
Students have said Russell's lessons are lots of fun, productive, energizing, highly effective, etc.
Drum lessons can include the following:(For Beginners & Advanced Students)
* Learning Basic Fundamentals
* Reading Musical Notation
* Getting Your Meter Down To Excellence
* Gaining Independence Of Limbs
* Improving Overall Technique And Approach
* Learning To Be A Total Groove Drummer
* Building Up Incredible Speed-Metronome Work
* Learning Odd Time Signatures
* Learning The Double Bass Drum Fundamentals And Advanced
Genres of music include: Hard Rock, Soft Rock, Rock-Pop, Classic Rock, Blues, Shuffles (Double Bass Drum), Funk, Alternative, R&B, Jazz, Progressive Rock and Heavy Metal among others.
With his many years of experience, Russell Sharp is a dynamic, powerful and original drummer with distinct style and technique.
He has played in many bands around the country and has been giving drum lessons for over 10 years in Los Angeles, Arizona, Florida and now in Charlotte, NC.
He has also taught several students with learning disabilities such as ADHD and ADD and their confidence and ability has grown from learning to play drums.
Also learn how to approach lead singing behind the drum set.
*** Studio Equipment ***
Living Room Drum Studio: Drums, Stereo System, Two Stick Pads, Bass Drum Kick Pads, DVD's, CD's, Additional seating for parents.
*** Travel Equipment ***
I would bring 2 stick pads w/ stands and also kick drum pads.
*** Specialties ***
Rock, Progressive Rock, Fusion, Blues, Alternative, Funk, Dance, Disco, Latin
Prepare drum lessons for students of all ages.
Prepare drum lessons for all levels of drum students.