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James S.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Bachelor or Arts in Music and Anthropology from State University of New York at Oswego
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James S.

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As an educator, I strive to provide my students with the tools that they will need to explore the direction that they want to take with their instrument. This can include from enjoying drumming as a hobby, performing in small jazz ensembles, recording electronic and acoustic drums in major recording studios, to performing with a full orchestra! There is literally no limit to what you can do.

My focus is to get hobbyists to enjoy performing drums in the comfort of their own home or with friends, and to have my professionally-minded students go out into the world of performing and recording music. All of these environments are where the ultimate joy of playing an instrument can be expressed.

As a gigging and studio musicians, I understand what it takes to get to the stage or studio, apply oneself in that environment, and come away with a satisfying experience that you can then build upon for the rest of your life.

About James

Hi! I have been a drumset educator for over 3 decades. I benefited from formal education on the drumset, and I want to pass that along to you so you can experience the full joy that this wonderful instrument can bring you! I understand that each student's journey is specific to them as an individua

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Annie
He was awesome. Looking forward to next week
Ramya M.
Jim has been a fantastic teacher to our son. He explains everything patiently and approaches his lessons very systematically. He selects songs that incorporate essential drumming skills (e.g. songs that include doubles, paradiddles, accented notes, etc.). This way, the the student is able to develop an understanding of how theory fits practice.
Ramin
Jim is an absolute gem. he has a great personality and my son absolutely loves him. oh yes, he is a great instructor as well. can't say enough about James. a class act

Seth B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • PIT percussion institute of technology from The Musicians Instatute
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Seth B.

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I can teach the bossa nova and other world fills and rhythms from root reggae to jazz and hip hop

About Seth

As a drummer I have opened up for Fall Out boy, The Beautiful Mistake, and many other local bands so the saying that goes "Those who can't do; teach" does not apply hear! I love playing jazz nowadays but can specialize in thrash, punk rock, bossa nova, southern rock, reggae, mardi gras, new orleans

Anders Z.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA in Jazz Studies from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
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Anders Z.

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I am highly experienced in multiple styles, including jazz, rock, funk, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban drumming. I also help students improve their technique, coordination and reading.

About Anders

21 years experience. The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music alumni. *** Travel Equipment *** I have a full kit. *** Specialties *** Jazz, afro-cuban, brazilian, rock, funk, technique, coordination, soloing and sight-reading.

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Louie P.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Louie P.

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Hello Everyone! I have been teaching for over 10 years now (private lessons, drumline tech, Percussion Director at 2 different 6A High Schools in Texas).

All Ages Welcome!

Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student!

Experience:

Bachelor's in Music Education, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
- Studied with (2011-2016):
- Robert Lopez (Austin Symphony Orchestra)
- THE Butch Miles (Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr.)
- Wayne Salzmann, II (UT-Austin, Eric Johnson)

Master of Music in Jazz Studies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- Studying with (2020 - ):
- Peter Erskine (Weather Report, Stan Kenton, Steps Ahead, Diana Krall)
- Will Kennedy (The Yellowjackets)

About Louie

Louie Pereira is a musician, composer, arranger, and educator from South Texas. He is a graduate of the School of Music at Texas State University, receiving his Bachelor’s in Music Education in 2016. In his time there, he was a member of the Wind Symphony, the Symphony Orchestra, the Jazz Ensemble,

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Seth B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • PIT percussion institute of technology from The Musicians Instatute
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Seth B.

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I can teach the bossa nova and other world fills and rhythms from root reggae to jazz and hip hop

About Seth

As a drummer I have opened up for Fall Out boy, The Beautiful Mistake, and many other local bands so the saying that goes "Those who can't do; teach" does not apply hear! I love playing jazz nowadays but can specialize in thrash, punk rock, bossa nova, southern rock, reggae, mardi gras, new orleans

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Aaron B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 6 to 86
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Aaron B.

18 Reviews
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Hands on technique on basic tones for a variety of drums, most importantly yours.
Learn tuning, tone and intervals.
Stylistic and traditional rhythms as well as exercises to lay a solid foundation to build your skill on. Personal and fun to play at any level and in different styles.

About Aaron

Teaching drums professionally since 1998, Aaron has influenced hundreds of budding musicians to get the most from their instrument. He has studied privately with Rob Laytham (Modern Drummer columnist), Joe Leroux (marching band guru), Gary Chaffe (legendary drummer) and many others throughout the

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Patricia M.
Great instructor! I look forward to my lessons
Julie
Aaron is so great at meeting me where I am musically and giving helpful guidance to progress. I really appreciate his approach.

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"I was a little nervous at first but Murray made that all disappear. He’s patient & very talented & makes playing a lot of fun. Can’t wait for my nxt lesson."
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"fun, instructive and patient!"
Katherine
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"He was awesome. Looking forward to next week"
Annie
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"We have had two lessons with Murray. My 8 year old loves her lessons. We have had other teachers in the past and he is by far the best. My daughter is engaged, excited, and is learning quickly. Murray makes learning fun! He encourages and explains and rewards with clapping and laughing!!! He knows his stuff and can relate and engage even over the internet. We love this teacher!"
Anne
Took Bongo lessons from Murray P.
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"My son was very excited and motivated after his first class with Murray."
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"Murray is awesome and I've only had 1 lesson so far. I love his enthusiasm! Looking forward to my future lessons!"
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"High energy kid + pandemic + this guy = yes. I am 100% grateful that we stumbled onto this teacher. He is awesome."
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