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Zaid D.

10 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best of Lessons.com 2019 from Lessons.com
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Zaid D.

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As a Beginners course, this is suitable for complete beginners who have never played drums before. Its also helpful for self-taught drummers who want to go through all the basics and fill in any gaps in their playing and improve their technique.

Course Objectives:
Develop a full range of beats, rhythms, fills and breaks
Execute Single strokes, double strokes and paradiddles
Establish Good posture, grip, sticking and hi hat technique
Learn to play with a click and develop a better sense of timing
Understand & execute Techniques for playing songs in a contemporary style
Percussion skills
How to choose and tune a drum kit

They will learn within the first 6 months how to:
Play Their first ever rhythm and break
How to play single and double strokes and paradiddles
How to understand drum notation
Correct posture, grip and sticking technique
Warm up exercises
A great range of 8th and 16th note rhythms
Learn the drum part to a slow song of their choice.
A great range ...

About Zaid

Zaid is available for in-home, at school location , and online lessons worldwide in both English and Español!. Zaid has been playing piano for over 15 years and teaching music since 2010. Zaid teaches all experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Although trained in standard

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Urenna and Olisa A.
Great with the kids. Excited yo see where this will go.
Jace O.
Absolutely amazing!! My son loved it.
Kaylee S.
Great teacher and very patient, he cared about what he was doing, Thanks Zaid!
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Aaron C.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aaron C.

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We will develop solid time, technique, reading, and rudiments. To foster musicality we will focus on critical listening . We will focus on effective practicing to maximize our efforts. We will learn to apply rudiments and stickings around the drums for interesting and dynamic fills. We will play together to focus on listening and ensemble skills. We also have the ability to record our lessons for later review.

About Aaron

In a fun and engaging atmosphere we will develop the tools of musicality. I'm as comfortable with an absolute beginner as an advanced student. I've been a professional drummer and keyboardist for 17 years. The last 13 of these have been touring with Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus. I

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Claire U.
Fantastic, patient, and effective teacher. He's very positive and encouraging with my active 8-year-old and I am amazed at how far she's come in almost a year. Wow! He also makes lessons fun and challenging, meeting the students at their level. Great instructor, highly recommend!
Chris
Aaron is great with my child. He's patient and encouraging.
Bennett Ross R.
Aaron was patient and engaging with my 4 y/o son. The class was a blast!
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Oswaldo C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Oswaldo C.

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Experienced teacher of over 20 years, specializing in the beginner drum student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Oswaldo

I am a vocalist and music teacher by trade. I got my start in music when I was in high school; I became a member of the Brentwood High School Choir in Brentwood, NY. I also was part of the Brentwood High School Musical Theatre program for three years in a row with playing a lead part in "Pippin," "G

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Jennifer P.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Guitar Performance from Minnesota State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jennifer P.

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Learn to play drums in the way that fits you! Beat making, rhythm keeping, fills, song and so much more. You will learn the basics of music theory as well as the fun little tricks that you love. There is a lesson plan to fit everyone from absolute beginner to rock star player that just wants to up their skills. Lets grow together.

About Jennifer

My name is Jen P. and I have an extensive amount of education and experience within the music industry. I attended Minnesota State University for guitar performance and music industry. My experience includes touring, recording, teaching, writing, singing and playing various musical instruments.

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Charles W.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music - Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music
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Charles W.

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Learn music from an experienced teacher in a fun and positive environment!

I have been teaching drum set to students of all ages and skill levels for over 10 years. My students are commonly surprised to see how quickly they are able to progress! Generally, within the first couple of lessons, we are already playing along to some of their favorite songs. My approach to lessons is fun and straightforward, and can be applied to whatever styles the student is interested in.

The drum set student can expect to learn very quickly about the following topics, which can be tailored to their particular needs/goals:

-Proper stick technique/control and posture
-Styles (Rock, pop, jazz, Latin American, theater etc..)
-Rudimental studies
-Drumset coordination and independence
-Development of speed and efficiency of motion
-Grooves and various styles of drumming
-Reading music
-Study of great drummers
-Playing with other musicians

About Charles

Learning music should be fun! I have been helping students of all ages and skill levels experience the joy of making music for over 15 years. I am a firm believer in the power of positive reinforcement, as well as a comfortable and constructive learning environment! As an educator, I have served

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Sammy S
I would like to share with you my experience of being a drums student at the New England Conservatory with Charles Weller.

I learnt a wide range of topics and exercises with Charles. Each time I asked him about a new subject, he gave me plenty of tools and useful tips.
Charles knows a lot and also knows how to teach it. I had more than half a dozen of drums teachers, but Charles is the one that helped me to deal with some of my weaknesses, taught me how to learn efficiently and had helped me to make the maximum progress in the shortest time !
I strongly recommend to learn with Charles Weller !!
Jordan M.
Charlie is a fantastic music teacher, and an incredible musician. Just go see this guy play, and see who he plays with. So fun to work with and one of the best drummers around :-)
Steve G.
Charlie is exactly what I was looking for. My situation is unique but that didn't phase him. By lesson's end, I felt more like a partner in this process than a student. And that's how I operate the best, and learn the most. I'm excited. After all these years, I'm finally going to learn to play the keys!
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Luke W.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded NPR Tiny Desk on the Road Performer from National Public Radio
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.M. - Jazz Studies from University of Southern California
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Luke W.

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Hi! My name is Luke. I've been playing drums for 15 years and have been teaching private drum lessons for over 8 years. I love playing many styles ranging from jazz, rock, pop, hip-hop, funk, worship, Afro-Cuban, and classical. I graduated from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles with both an undergraduate and masters degree. I taught drumset classes at USC for two years and currently teach students from grades 5-12 at a public school here in Nashville. I have a full 8 microphone recording/broadcasting setup for online lessons along with two drum sets for interactive lessons and in-person jamming. We will work on groove, soloing, rudiments, independence, and reading, but above all we will HAVE FUN! Hope to hear from you soon!

About Luke

I've played drums for most of my life and the one thing I always tell my students is to have fun! If the drummer isn't enjoying it, the rest of the band will follow! Through music I've gotten to experience some amazing things such as working on the same bill as T-Pain for a short tour, playing in NY

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Daniel
Luke is the best drum instructor ever. He's helped me go from learning how to hold drum sticks to performing music around town! He knows how to set challenging, yet achievable goals and always makes lessons fun. Would recommend Luke for all ages and all skill levels. He is an absolutely killer drummer too!
Elizabeth
Luke did a great job teaching my daughter to play drums.
Leon
Luke has been incredible with my son. He is patient, talented, and helped my son improve his drum skills. It no longer gives me a headache when my son is practicing at home!

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"Granville is doing an awesome job with my son. Happy we found him."
Sebastian
Took Drum lessons from Granville M.
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"Jim has been teaching drums to my son for a year and a half. My son is a difficult student, but Jim is patient, attentive and engaging and his lesson are the right mix of fun and rigorous teaching. My son is loving drumming and always looking forward to his next lesson."
Stefano
Took Drum lessons from James S.
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"I’m an adult student with a job and Jimmy has been very adjusting about rescheduling my lessons if the need arises. I bought a set of 5 lessons to get a feel for being taught drumming as a beginner. The lessons have been useful as Jimmy sticks to basics and is patient and knowledgeable."
Asheesh
Took Drum lessons from James R.
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"My son loved his drum lesson with Scott today. Scott was very kind and encouraging. He even helped set up the equipment properly.My son has already practiced a few times and has not stopped talking about his lesson. Thank you Scott.We look forward to the next lesson."
Nicco
Took Drum lessons from Scott M.
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"John has been awesome. My 8 year old son is very excited with his drum classes. John sets a very inviting tone and great environment to learn. Would highly recommend."
Santiago
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"We Love Love Love Ray. My son is 8 years old. He is a beginner at drums and had his first lesson today at Rays (wonderful!) little studio with two drum sets in it. Ray started with a simple rhythm that my son had to copy and they practiced it together a couple of times. Then Ray showed him what that rhythm looked like, written down on paper and how you can read the notes so you can play it (anything) again. Then they both put headphones on and played the same rhythm along with a song of (in this case) Michael Jackson, picking up the tempo. This made it all the more fun, because my son felt like he was already actually making some real music!
My son loved his first class with Ray and I am very happy too. Ray is structured, has loads and loads of enthusiasm and is very skilled. On top of that he knows how to teach! We can’t wait untill his next class."
Max
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"My Granddaughter started taking Drum lessons with Mr. Murray a year ago. I find him to be organized, pleasant and focused on teaching. I am very pleased with how he encourages and challenge her to excel in her drumming. He has taught her how to read sheet music. I feel after every lesson she has improved. I am very impressed with his knowledge of the drums and I would recommend him to anyone looking to take drum lessons."
Regina Fernandez
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"THE BEST!!! We are so blessed to have met Mr. Spencer. My 10 year old son is so engaged in the lesson and the practice at home because Mr. Spencer is so encouraging!! Mr. Spencer is so generous with his time and talent. He helped us choose an appropriate starter set for my son and set it up for us at our house. We are so grateful for that! We are excited to see where drums lead for our son with Mr. Spencer's guidance!"
Denise
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Ray R. is what I would call a "Performance Teacher" to me. I am a guitarist and play with him to improve everything from rhythm to live performance skills. Not only is Ray an absolute beast of a musician, he is a wonderful teacher. As many people may know, just because one is a good musician it doesn't necessarily mean you also know how to be an effective teacher. Ray is the best of both worlds! I have improved leagues since I started playing with him some months ago. I COULD NOT recommend his as a teacher enough."
Kyler R. Kaufman
Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"John personalized the lesson to focus on the songs my son was interested in while he also covered the important fundamentals to start off right!"
Lucas
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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