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Kevin has helped me grow from not knowing how to play drums at all, to being able to play in a rock and roll band and knowing how to lead a band on drums. He has taught me technique and tools for creativity in my art. He is very patient and laid back.
I have been taking drum lessons from Steve Trovao for about a year and a half now. And am having the time of my life, I have seen Steve teach students as young as three and as old as me, Im 52. He is a versatile teacher in that he adapts to every students needs and has amazing patience. I have been learning the blues, and have seen Steve at many venues from rock, blues, jazz,swing, reggae and many more styles, in which he uses in his teaching. I am looking forward to continuing my education with Steve.
Thanks for the drum lessons i really understood your teaching and looking forword to more lessons,thanks greg.
I was looking for drum instructor / artist who could prepare my son for the high school marching band as well as drum kit. My kid likes both. If your kid wants variety, rudiments and fun - Brett is the one for the job. In middle school, my son plays for the symphonic band. As a percussionist (there are many in middle school) the students rush in and grab a sheet of music and an instrument and that's that. Well, what about the quiet guy in the back who just wants to play drums? He is often the last one to get music. You will find him on the agogo, cabasa and guiro. (Those are cool! But - there aren't helpful when prepping for a marching band). Time to call in the pro! Brett. Brett is punctual, patient and philosophical with his teaching. He not only builds the skills, he build the confidence. He gives the musician in your house a voice. Brett not only instructs, he lives by example. He demonstrates and plays along and together I can them playing like mini percussion-only band. His rates are reasonable and his style is professional. He is the best choice in the Bay Area.
Our son has been in drum lessons with Scott for almost 2 years now. Scott is fantastic. He is extremely patient and encourages our son if he gets distracted or frustrated. Our son has made significant progress and we would highly recommend his service.
I had my first drum lesson with Mike Hoffmann today. He is a very professional and I had also fun learning from him. He is excellent and I am happy. Ping Haas
My son started drum lessons with Larry yesterday and he is so happy! Larry is a great drummer and a great teacher! HE was also very responsive when I initially contacted him and we had the lesson started the very next day! He even helped me by bringing a drum set my son could try out ..I highly recommend Larry
So far, Lelia was great for the first few drum lessons. We're looking toward for upcoming lessons with her. My son seems to enjoy his first drum lesson with Lelia. I hope Lelia can continue to inspire him to enjoy music and to play drum.
Thanks Nate for the excellent lessons! Eric learned so much and was extremely confident transferring what he learned to his classroom band sessions. I chose Nate over Watermelon music because I wanted my son to be comfortable and have fun while learning. All of my son's 7th grade teachers are young, dynamic, engaging, and excited about teaching. Nate was exactly what I was searching for. He is extremely professional, knows his music, and is passionate about his teaching. I sincerely recommend him! Thanks again Nate!
I'll go the extra mile and stretch beyond necessity to make sure my students understand all lesson material and to help them reach their full potential
He is a wonderful teacher -- patient, knowledgeable, and flexible. I cannot wait for more lessons and highly recommend him as a drum instructor!
Hey Mr Wallace this is Keon Hosuton Ive been looking for you for years ..i would love to chat with you please get in contact with me asap Platinumkeez@gmail.com
My name is Mickey Martin, and I'm a Woodland based musician with many years of drumming experience. I teach at all levels: beginning, intermediate and advanced, children and adults. I teach most any style, rock (new or retro), jazz, big band/swing, surf, pop, reggae, funk, Latin, country and western, etc. My emphasis is on technique (grip, stroke, and posture), rudimental exercise (sticking patterns), reading skills and performance, whether applied to drum set or snare drum (especially useful for school or marching band). After seeing The Beatles on TV as a kid, I knew I wanted to be a drummer. My older brothers were already in bands in the '60s, as backup for Sonny and Cher as well as their own records as "Thomas and Richard Frost," playing with artists like Lydia Pense, The Count 5, Grass Roots, Chocolate Watchband and many others. I studied for 3 years with world-famous musician-producer Narada Michael Walden (Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Celene Dion, Aretha Franklin, Mahavishnu Orchestra and others) and for 10 years with Mike Curotto in the SF Bay Area. Most recently, I taught drums at Guitar Center Studios in San Mateo, CA, for 3 years. I play guitar and bass as well, which helps when performing in group situations. However, drums are my love! I've played hundreds of gigs in all genres and situations, sharing the stage with artists like The Tubes, Y&T, Chris Issak, The Doobie Brothers, Jackson Browne, The Turtles, Buddy Miles, Joe Satriani, Jerry Lee Lewis, Super Diamond, John McLaughlin, Eric Johnson, Steve Morse, Tony Williams and many others. Some of my favorite drummers and influences are John Bonham, Keith Moon, Tony Williams, Bill Bruford, Lenny White, Billy Cobham, Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Narada Michael Walden, Steve Gadd, Airto, Cindy Blackman, Johny Barbata, Dino Danelli, Vinnie Coliuta, Dennis Chambers and so many more! I'm currently in the group "Powder," a '60s Brit pop-influenced band, playing extensively in the SF Bay Area and Northeast Portland/Seattle area, with gigs in London and Spain as well. I believe in the physical aspect of drumming as well as spiritual (think drum yoga) to bring out the best of your abilities and develop skills. However, the point of all this hard work and practice is to have fun because drumming is fun! So, no matter if you are just starting out, need some help with school band, an adult brushing up on his chops, or just want to have fun, I can help! I teach out of my home in Woodland but am available to teach at your location within 15 miles, including Davis, Dixon, West Sac or Vacaville. I am looking forward to hearing from you!
I teach introduction to the drum kit and how to unlock the power of drumming. I teach all students the basics of reading drum music because its a must have savings account of never ending drum beats and patterens that one can flavor with their own personality. Also i teach the basics of how to tune the drums because if the drums sound sour it dosent matter how well you can play, the drummer is also part of the sourerness, in our studies we will cover the basic drum rudiments wich are required by most drum & bugle corps, marching bands, school bands,college stage bands ect,ect, the drum rudiments are very essentental to balance playing , (the left hand challenges the right hand) in the end they should come out 100% equal in performance. Every student or client will be equiped with these basic beats jazz, gospel, rock&roll, blues and r&b, country, funk, my instruction success is 100%. I was also Awarded and Voted for as the Best Blues Drummer U.S.A. two (2) yrs in a row by Westcoast Blues Review Magazine. I also teach percussion including, congas, bongoes bells, blocks, bar chimes etc!
DDrummer Ent. is Sacramento's first and only school of drumming in mid-town Sacramento. Learn how to read music, play with a band, in church, or just for a hobby. DDrummer Ent. provides an education not only to train, but to transform drummers into musicians as well. DDrummer Ent. offers lessons in genres of music, such as gospel, rock, hip hop, pop, R&B, and Latin. At each lesson, two drum kits, a practice pad, a laptop for music, and a sheet music will be provided.
We offer private instruction on guitar, piano, bass, clarinet, sax and drums. Students will learn to read music, understand scales and chords, read charts, and write music. Repertoire is varied based on the student's needs and desire.
I provide guitar and drum lessons. I have been playing both instruments for over 10 years. I have history working with children. Beginning and intermediate skills will come to you!
Jim Frink provides drum lessons. Jim Frink has several years of experience teaching drums professionally and is available for private lessons in Davis, CA. Students of all ages and skill levels are welcome, from complete beginner to advanced. Lessons are catered to suit students' individual interests and needs. Emphasis is placed on both making progress and having fun. Some of the topics covered are the following: * Technique * Music and rhythm theory * Playing in different styles/situations (rock, jazz, funk, etc.) * Limb independence * Reading music * Drum-set soloing concepts Jim's teaching approach draws from his own studies with several great drum teachers (including Rick Lotter and George Marsh), music education at UC Santa Cruz, and experience performing in jazz, rock/pop and classical musical situations.
We offer live online drum lessons that are broadcasted 6 times per week. Every lesson is fully live which gives you the opportunity to ask me as many questions as you want via chat room. The lessons take place on Sunday for beginner, Monday for intermediate, and Wednesday for advanced. The broadcast times are 11:00am and 6:00pm PST. We also offer pre-recorded video drum lessons that you can download straight to your desktop. We have over 300 individual lessons ranging from Afro-Cuban to metric modulation, and everything in-between. The live online drum lessons are with Mike Johnston.
I have a wide range of experience in the musical field, (from touring drummer, to music producer, to songwriter, to band director) therefore can bring a wide range of wisdom to my lessons at an individual level. I also work best in a one-on-one environment. I am very discerning when it comes to figuring out what a student needs to learn, as well as very patient and persistent in helping the student achieve that. It is a combination that has won me many accolades in the education field over the years.