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21 years in business
18 hires on Thumbtack
Interested musical styles
Ted J.Oct 7, 2018Verified
I had my first drum lesson with Chris and it was awesome. I have been playing for 2 years alone just watching videos on YouTube. I felt like I was stuck and needed to find a teacher. The first lesson was so much fun. Chris had me play and figured out my level, then we discussed my goals and what I would like to learn. I was really impressed with his professionalism and how organized he is. I really look forward to working with him.Sep 28, 2018VerifiedDynamic Drum School's reply
Thanks Melissa...I look forward to working with you, It will be a lot of fun.
I used to be a working drummer, but had a couple kids and had to stop drumming for over 10 years. Now the kids are getting older and I wanted to get back into it. I was looking for a teacher that had a lot of experience with jazz drumming and also other styles. Chris studied with three of my favorite drummers; Joe Morello, John Riley and Alan Dawson. It is a little frustrating getting back into drumming. I can't play things that I used to be able to. Chris has amazing patience and he keeps me focused and positive in the process. His knowledge about jazz drumming is really great and I am glad I found him.Sep 22, 2018Verified
Great drum school. My son has been taking drum lessons with Chris and he absolutely loves it. The first thing my son does when we get home from the lesson is run to play his drums. He talks about the lesson all week and can't wait for the next lesson to come. Great place for kids.Jun 26, 2015Verified
My son loves his drum lessons with Chris. We moved to Orange County in January from Seattle. My son loved his drum teacher there, so we knew it would be difficult finding someone my son connected with. We went in for a trial lesson about a month ago and have since taken about 3 lessons and my son absolutely loves it. We are so happy we found Chris at the Dynamic Drum School and definitely recommend him to anyone looking for an excellent teacher.Mar 18, 2015Verified
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- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Yes, I continue to practice everyday, studying new styles of music and beats from different cultures. My students always keep me on my toes. One day, I might be teaching a student a jazz solo or comping ideas from Max Roach or Billy Higgins, a death metal song, a Beatles, Rush, or Rolling Stones classic, a new rhythm from Cuba or Brazil, or a new pop or hip hop song from One Direction or Jay-Z. It is great to teach someone a song that they love and want to learn, and it helps me grow as a musician and teacher.
- What types of customers have you worked with?I offer drum lessons with three different options. 1. Lessons in my studio in Santa Ana. 2. Lessons in your home. 3. Lessons via Skype.
|Monday||12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday||12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m.|