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Chuck F.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Chuck F.

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Fun, tailored lessons that will have you laughing your way to success. I play and teach most styles of drumming.

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I customize your lesson to your needs and musical taste. We will learn timing, grooves, reading and rudiments. Lessons will be fun and you will laugh you way to success.

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Al P.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks Music, Jazz
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Gold Sales Award 500,000+ from RIAA
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Al P.

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Through my work with the M Gray Music Academy (Macy Gray) and my tenure at the Hollywood School of Rock as teacher and Show Director, I have developed successful programs for students ranging in age from 5 years old and beyond. I have mentored numerous young musical groups in beneficial rehearsal techniques, live performance and basically all the things you need to know about being in a band that wants to be great!

As we explore the exciting world of music, guitars, drums and percussion, we will cover all aspects of music theory, music history and ear training through video, audio and text examples.

Students will be provided with all the necessary tools to fully understand musical concepts and have the ability to play for recreation or at a professional level.

You won't need any books to start but I do suggest a small 3 ring binder for notes, literature, weekly hand outs and homework .

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About Al

Updated: 2-12-2021 Al P. (Powerman 5000-Martin Sexton-Cypress Hill-Everlast-Lance Lopez-DYS) is a multi instrumentalist, educator, composer, producer, drummer, music director. Widely known as co founder-drummer for DreamWorks recording artist and multi platinum selling rock group Powerman 5000 (

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Marie
Lessons with Al are always a high point of my week. Learning guitar as an adult is challenging, and he is unfailingly encouraging and motivational. His teaching method - a mix of music theory, exercises, improvisation, and practicing songs - keeps things fresh and challenging every week, and has helped me become better at productive practicing outside of each session. Al is also willing to jump down the rabbit hole with me when I bring him something I can’t figure out on my own. I cannot recommend him highly enough. He is a wonderful teacher.
James
Al is incredibly passionate about passing his expertise to the next generation. My son studied drum set with him for 3 years, and is now a jazz studies major in college. The enthusiasm and knowledge he will impart on your student is invaluable. Highly recommended!
Marie
Very fun guy, with an extraordinary amount of knowledge, talent, and overall passion for music. I’m really looking forward to my future lessons.

Hayden J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BM Percussion Performance from University of Georgia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Louis Armstrong Jazz Award from Chambersburg Area Senior High School
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Hayden J.

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Hi, I'm Hayden and I'm so excited for the opportunity to guide you on the next step of your drumming journey!

I am currently a Percussion Performance Major and Jazz Studies Minor at the University of Georgia. I've been playing for more than ten years now, and I've been teaching for six, whether that be through a private capacity, or with high school drum lines, group sessions, etc. Teaching is a huge passion of mine!

My teaching philosophy is one that addresses students as musical individuals, and combines the student’s goals with proven methodologies designed to build strong, refined technique, and great sound production on all instruments. Ideally, I am looking for students with a little experience under their belt, but I am always willing to take a beginner that has a desire to work hard and practice!

I offer instruction in most areas of percussion, students can choose to study a selection, or all of the following:

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Mallets Percussion (2 and/or 4)
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About Hayden

Hi, I'm Hayden and I'm so excited for the opportunity to guide you on the next step of your drumming journey! I am currently a Percussion Performance Major and Jazz Studies Minor at the University of Georgia. I've been playing for more than ten years now, and I've been teaching for six, whether th

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David L.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Awarded Dean's List from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 2004
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David L.

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My teaching technique is learner-centered. I work with students to help them build a strong vocabulary of drum rudiments and have them apply their newly acquired drumming knowledge to the songs and genres that interest them most. I have found this to be ideal for those at the beginning and intermediate levels. For the advanced drummers out there, I may be able to assist with some minor application of technique or perhaps deviate from standard drumming practices to acquire a fuller awareness of the body's interaction with not only the drumsticks and drum set, but how to maintain total postural awareness.

For those interested in flamenco, I have a lifetime of experience with the rhythms of flamenco, am a professional cajón player, and study/perform flamenco guitar.

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, D

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Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
Jacob
David is a great instructor. My son is 9 and a beginner and David is very good with him.
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Ross H.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • B.A. Professional Music (Performance & Music Production) from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year from Scottish Jazz Federation
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Ross H.

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My teaching style is very flexible & hands on. My goal is to make beautiful music and I do this by taking technical exercises and giving them musical meaning. This means I focus on the ideas of time, vocabulary & dynamic playings, but within this still teaching essential technical exercises in order to create a well-rounded musician.

After each lesson I will email detailed notes, as well as any supplemental documents and/or music.

About Ross

Using my experience I am able to cater my lessons to students of all abilities, be it brand new or a seasoned player. I shape my curriculum to fit the needs of each and every student I meet & my end goal is always with the goal of maximizing their creativity potential to its fullest.

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Macaidyn G.
Fun and learned something - good lesson
Colin Third
Ross is a BOSS teacher. I've been taking online lessons with him for a few months now & couldn't recommend more!
Terra
Ross is an awesome teacher. Patient, fun to interact with, knowledgeable. I had a great lesson and am looking forward to learning more from him! Definitely recommend!

Scott W.

10 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Scott W.

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I have been performing and teaching professionally for 25 years. I am a Music Graduate from the University of North Texas. I have performed and recorded with many artists including Vince Neil (Motley Crue), Patti Labelle and Larry Carlton. I specialize in drum set, school band, jazz band, auditions, and drumline. I focus on what the individual student wants from lessons (learning songs, preparing for auditions or to be in a band, technique, reading, etc). Some of my students have gone on to University of North Texas and Berklee School of Music. I have students that play with King Diamond, Collective Soul, Paul Rogers (Bad Compay)... I have performed on television including Americas got Talent.

About Scott

I offer affordable quality drum set, school band, drum line, worship band, piano and electric keyboard lessons. I am a Music Graduate from the University of North Texas. I have over 25 years of teaching and performing experience in all styles of music. I have performed and recorded with national a

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prathibha M.
Scott is an excellent teacher. He has that positive energy which makes a student to learn new things . He understands and modifies his teaching strategies according to the student.He is Professional, patience and very helpful.
Joel
It is real fun!
Kristen
Attention to detail ! Loving it so far !

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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson!!!"
Chris
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Wonderful drum teacher! Works well with children of all ages and is incredibly patient with his students. I’ve known Abel for years and I highly recommend him for students looking to improve for their technique to compete in school bands."
Linda
Took Drum lessons from Abel T.
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"Jason is a really good instructor. He’s an awesome drummer and he helps you discover your abilities by finding out what you want to play then walking you though it so you see yourself how it’s done. And he also makes sure you know the fundamentals every drummer should know. He even checks with me during the week to see how I’m doing and gives me excercises that help me improve. I’d definitely recommend him"
Preston
Took Drum lessons from Jason D.
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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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"Great teacher, very patient."
Matt
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"really good at split second lessons"
Jennifer
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"I can’t say enough...Athan is so upbeat, personable and knowledgeable. 👍🏻"
Christian
Took Drum lessons from Athan G.
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"Wonderful teacher! Truly breaks down each aspect while keeping it interesting. Highly recommended!!!"
Aliza
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"Great instructor - patient with little kids. We love his affordable and convenient in-home lessons and have seen significant improvement within a month of starting lessons."
Rada
Took Drum lessons from Douglas O.
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"Mike is an excellent teacher! He’s positive, encouraging, patient, and always flexible. My son has learned so much from him and Mike has inspired in him a love of playing the drums. He learns to play his favorite music and Mike makes the lessons fun and keeps my son engaged throughout the lesson. Very professional, knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with. So glad we found him!"
Row
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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