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Norwalk Jazz Drum Instructors

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  • 24 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angela W.
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I went for my first drum lesson with Mike. He's really relaxed and a great teacher! Had a great experience.

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Broderson Music Studios
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Barbara D.
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I have been going to Gary for 9 years. My girls have received lessons from him in piano, drums, bass guitar and vocals. Gary is an amazing and patient teacher, but more importantly, a wonderful person and friend! I highly recommend him to anyone of any age who has a passion for music. Gary is truly a talent!

Become a Real Drummer
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany C.
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I've been taking lessons with Tad for a few weeks now and I've been loving it! I came in as a total novice and Tad has helped with my confidence and technique as a drummer. His lessons are always very thorough and he's been patient with all of my questions, making sure that I understand all of the material :)

Rock House School of Music
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Jason R.
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They have a lot of experience teaching guitar lessons to people with all levels of musical ability. I really enjoyed working with them.

David Cornejo
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Sam M.
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David's a great teacher! I'm a total novice to both drums and playing music, and he's done a great job explaining to me how things work and what I need to know in order to play well. His lessons and homework assignments keep me advancing at a solid pace - not too fast and not too slow. I was very nervous to play at first, but he's encouraging and supportive, and he makes it fun, so every lesson I leave feeling a little more confident. I recommend him to anyone, no matter their skill level!

  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Diana K.
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The drum lessons I've taken with John over the last few years have been invaluable to my drumming, whether it's solo in the studio or playing with others on stage. I had just started to play when we began lessons, working with stick control and timing. John provides an encouraging, positive atmosphere to build skills in technique and efficiency, and outlines practices and exercises to do on my own outside of the lessons. He also introduced me to essential warm up stretches and exercises, which are very handy for endurance or just ensuring I don't wear down too quickly while playing. John's lessons have been paramount to my goal of collaborating and performing with other musicians; I've advanced greatly since I first began studying with him. Highly recommended if you're just starting to play (as I was) or to fine tune your methods and learn something new if you've already been playing a while!

Continuo Music At Home
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Colette G.
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Barb's Continuo Home Music Lessons provided home lessons to my son. Not only was the instructor very talented, but they knew exactly how to interact with a young person to keep his interest throughout the lesson and encouraged practicing beyond the lesson. Barb is always prompt and goes out of her way to accomodate scheduling issues.

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Steve's Music Lessons
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joseph B.
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I have been taking Bass Guitar and Drum lessons from Steve for over a year. Steve exhibits the utmost in professionalism and take the time to make sure I've mastered the task at hand before we move on to the next lesson. I would highly recommend Steve to any aspiring musician. Joe B

Larry Meyer Music
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
George G.
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I have had the honor of taking guitar lessons with Larry Meyer for about 3 years. Larry introduced me to the world of JAZZ and the concept of musical freedom through improvisation. Larry has truly inspired me to be a musician, and to think beyond my original guitar mind set. If you ask him a question, you will get an answer backed by a lifetime of musical exploration and experience, not to mention the serious undeniable pure talent. It is impossible to get a lesson from Larry and not be infected by his excitement of the music and the joy of revealing that infinite world to an aspiring player. I thank you Larry for your friendship and patience as you helped direct me through each musical stepping stone.

T Productions
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy M.
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Terrance is an all around good hearted person and this is what he brings to his piano lessons. Personalized study and lots of fun.

Zak Icaza (Drum Set Lessons)
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Ioshua R.
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Having drum lessons with Zak was an amazing experience for me; I love the way how Zak dictates his class and how he can make you feel truly conected with the instrument. Also is awesome the patience he has, and the good vibes emanating from him all the time.

Gerald Myles Music Lessons
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Ali J.
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Gerald is extremely knowledgeable, talented and professional. My son started taking drum lessons from him when he was 5, and Gerald has motivated and inspired him even when the lessons became challenging. Gerald has an incredible work ethic and an infinite amount of patience!

ND Music
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kenneth R.
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One of the best drum instructors I've worked with.

New Windsor Music Academy
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa T.
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My 5 year old loves taking piano lessons at New Windsor Music Academy! His teacher is so patient and my son is absorbing so much. I am so glad he goes there!

Alex Aitken
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Dan F.
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I have been taking drum lessons from Alex for about 6 months. Alex was among three instructors to contact me on Thumbtack and I consider myself fortunate to have chosen him as my teacher. I have been playing drums on and off for over 50 years but I am mostly self-taught. I am currently in a classic rock band and Alex is helping me take my playing up to the next level. His musical knowledge is vast and his teaching style is relaxed but competent. I would not hesitate to recommend Alex to anyone regardless of their level of ability.

  • 28 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karri S.
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I had several lessons in basic theory with Andy. He provided learning materials to meet me at my level - elementary, compared to his advanced level. A good listener, Andy not only taught me the foundational elements I was looking for -- he also gave me insights into learning and practicing I didn't know I needed ::: Andy, imo, is a hugely talented, multi-disciplined, musician who has the capacity to educate, as well as compose/entertain.

Learn Drumset with Jay
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tim G.
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Jay is the best!! I have absolutely no rhythm, but I needed to learn three songs on the drums and somehow - quite magically - made it work. He's patient and kind and smart and funny and, best of all, seriously knows his stuff. We had a blast and I totally rocked out!! I 100% recommend Jay without reservation.

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tim L.
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Excellent teacher! He goes at the pace that works best for me but encourages me to go beyond my comfort zones. Great for understanding Jazz Charts too!

  • 25 years in business
Margo D.
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My son has been taking lessons with Jim for 2 years. Jim is a gift! He is so patient and positive, making every lesson fun for my son. He looks forward to his lesson every week. I highly recommend Jim!

  • 25 years in business
M.M. H.
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My son is starting his third year with Mr. Lane and has gained a solid foundation in reading and rudiments, and has steadily progressed in his technique. Highly recommend.

Anthony Racciatti
5.0
from 1 review
    Richard C.
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    I began studying drums with Tony about 20 years ago when I was 9 years old. His musical and teaching expertise helped to lay a foundation for me that I owe a lot to. I ended up studying jazz guitar at a university world-renowned for its jazz program and a big part of what got me there was my understanding of rhythm and how to practice effectively - all of which I attribute to my formative years studying with Tony. I had the benefit of working with a number of renowned musicians and educators during my time in college (Mulgrew Miller, Harold Mabern, Gene Bertoncini, Vic Juris, and more) and Tony is one of the best teachers I’ve come across. I’ve since resumed my drum studies with Tony and I am seeing great results. He has a ton of ways to work on building coordination and ways to creatively apply the material so that you develop your own voice as a drummer. He has an incredibly vast knowledge of drums, rhythm and different styles. Tony is an outstanding drummer and educator and his personality and sense of humor make the lessons a great time. If you are serious about your musicianship and want to take your drumming to the highest level, study with Tony!

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