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Kevin H.

Riverside, CA

About Kevin

I'm a drummer 29 year old who has been playing percussion for almost 20 years. I play drum set, marimba, vibraphone, xylophone, congas, timpani, piano, and every percussion toy you can think of. I've done everything from wind ensembles, marching band, drum corp, drum lines, jazz bands, jazz trios, reggae bands, funk bands, blues bands, metal, and rock bands. I do studio drum work, fill in drum work, co writing, and drum teching. I've studied with professional drummers and still do, I'm never done learning! *** Lesson Details *** I have a laid back, full of energy, style of teaching. One of my favorite things to do is get my students playing a drum beats and reading drum music in the first 30 mins. Show them that drumming is fun and not as hard as they might have thought. Once I get ...

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Micki H. May 6, 2013
Drum
Kevin is an amazing drum instructor

My 12 year old son and my 7 year old daughter are taking drum lessons with Kevin. Kevin has been giving our family drum lessons for over 4 years, and we all love him. He is great with the kids and they learn so quickly and easily with each lesson. My son can read sheet music easily and has developed incredible skills under Kevin's direction. My daughter just began her lessons and is progressing quickly. Kevin is professional and is incredibly flexible with our family's schedule. We look forward to each and every lesson. I highly recommend Kevin as a drum instructor.
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Yves L.

Chino Hills, CA

I played drums my whole life as a professional drummer as well as in a successful internationally known rock band. I have been playing and teaching drums for well over 30 years. I can teach from the beginner's stage to advanced. I was classically trained by renown drum teachers which allows me to teach most styles of drumming as well as known techniques.

About Yves

I grew up in Quebec City Canada, where I only spoke French during those growing years. From a very young age, I was always attracted to music and particularly playing drums. My mom has told me that before I could even walk, I was already banging away on whatever I could put my hands on. I would sit down with pots, pans, and spoons and bang away. My parents bought my first “real” drum kit when I was about five years old. It was a Mickey Mouse drum set that they ordered from the Sears catalog. I was ecstatic. Unfortunately, because of the poor quality of the drum, this particular kit only lasted a couple months, but it was on that very drum kit that I gave my first live performance. The concert took place in the basement of my house. This memorable concert included one song, a French ...

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Nathaniel W. May 16, 2015
Drum · In studio
Verified Student
He was great . And teaches it the fun way. Thank you.
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Luis P. March 11, 2013
Drum
Verified Student
Yves truly qualified in experience and teaching ability

Selected Yves as a drum teacher for my son based on his profile. Yves is an experienced, patient and fun instructor that has been effective making drumming fun and interesting to my five year old. Yves is good at making sure parents understand how to help their child in the learning process. Yves is a bit further out from me but I am not disappointed. Thank you Yves.
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GinnyL July 1, 2012
Yves is THE BEST instructor!

My son is 5-years-old and quite an active little guy! When he said he was interested in learning to play guitar, I wasn't sure we would be able to find a teacher for his age. We did; Yves is the best! Yves is always patient with him and understanding of his age/ ability. He instructs him with kindness and holds his attention. Yves also has a wonderful home studio in a nice home/area. He is flexible with scheduling as well. He goes above and beyond with extra help and recommendations for helpful materials. My son looks forward to seeing him every week and sharing with him 'how much I practiced'. We would highly recommend Yves to anyone.
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Kris B.

Anaheim, CA

Lessons are tailored to the students style preferences. Drum Set styles that can be taught include:
Rock, which could include metal, punk, classic, double kick drumming etc.
Funk, r&b, and blues.
Jazz from the early part of the 20th century to the present.
Latin music, particularly Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, and reggae.
Other various styles of contemporary music. including hip hop.
Orchestral percussion including Timpani, orchestral snare drum technique, marimba, vibraphone, orchestra bells, xylophone, and 4 mallet keyboard techniques.
4 mallet keyboard techniques taught include: the Burton grip, the Mainieri grip, the Musser grip, and the Scissors grip.
Music reading is taught, but not a requirement.

About Kris

Kris B has a Bachelors degree in Music from California State  University Northridge, and has worked professionally in a variety  of styles including jazz, Latin, rock, funk, r&b, and classical. He has gotten to work with many of the finest musicians in Southern California, and has teamed up to perform clinic/performances with musicians such as Luis Conte, Richie Gagate Garcia, Taku Hirano, and Roland Gajate Garcia. He’s also performed clinics with Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s great bassist, Tony Franklin,  who was with The Firm, as well as Richard Fortus, guitarist with Guns N’ Roses.       Kris is also very happy to have gigged with many world class musicians including Michito Sanchez, Kevin Ricard, Clare Fischer, Otmaro Ruiz, Smokey Robinson, Teena Marie, Denice Williams, Stu Goldberg, Art

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Rosalin S. March 20, 2014
Drum
Verified Student
Kris is awesome!

Kris is awesome! You will never meet anyone who loves musicor teaching as much as Kris. I startedwith him almost two years ago, and as an adult, beginning voice student I ampretty inhibited. Kris has an enthusiastic manner about him though, that reallyhelps you relax and feel more confident as he instructs you. When I started outthere was a real tightness in my voice that was probably more psychological thanphysical, but he showed me some important techniques for voice relaxation andamplification. For someone as shy about singing as I am, some of histechniques may seem a little outlandish at first, but they really do work! My karaoke buddies tell me that I sound even better than before! Iwholeheartedly recommend Kris to anyone who is looking for an enthusiastic andknowledgeable teacher.
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LynnP July 3, 2012
My son and I have been looking for a great teacher and we finally found one!
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GeorgeL October 14, 2011
Kris is very driven and wants you to do well. I know I did he was very patient and knowledgeable easy to work with. Mahalo nui loa Kris
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Josh C.

Crestline, CA

About Josh

I graduated from Berklee College of Music and have over 15 years of professional playing and teaching experience. Together we will work to set and achieve personal short and long-term musical goals and use all of the tools and technologies available to reach above and beyond your potential. I would be honored to help you on your journey of learning music. *** Lesson Details *** Drum Lessons will include a beginning to advanced combination of any (and all) of the following depending on the skill level of the student: hand/foot technique, time keeping, rhythm exercises, music genres, chart reading, music theory, linear playing, polyrhythms, rudiments, snare solos, learning songs, performance skills and studio drumming. Lessons can also include working with recording software and ...

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vincent O.

Moreno Valley, CA

Teaching drums would be customized per student. Goals depend on how fast the student moves and practices. I will start off teaching just a little bit of snare drum from books and gradually ad everything in. Rock will be the first style we will start off with and may work our ways towards jazz, Latin, shuffle, blues, and so on. The key concepts will be to develop syncopation and rhythm.

About vincent

Hi my name is Vincent O. and I am a 21 year old Music Industries Major at California State University Pomona. I am committed to creating a space for love in the music industry as a singer-songwriter and providing music education. I have been involved in music for over 17 years and have had experience being in over 20 bands. Such bands were drumlines, marching bands, play pits, jazz combos, jazz bands, wind ensembles, and symphonic band, I play drums, piano, guitar, sing, bass, percussion, write, record and produce music videos. I have been trained by an AVID certified instructor and have experience with reasons, protools, logic, melodyne, and final cut pro video editing software.

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