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Dennis M.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis M.

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Looking to get that pocket groove? This is what drums are all about! Keeping in tight!
"The fills are nice but the grooves pay the bills" Steve Gadd.

About Dennis

Hello there, if you're reading this you are one step closer to your goal. I would love to help you get on track with your musical aspirations or support you on expanding your knowledge. I have toured all around the globe and have settled in NJ. I have had several recording sessions in Europe, USA

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Chuck R.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Drum Corps and Marching Band from South Hills
  • Teaching since 1995
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Chuck R.

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Instruction also includes how to play correctly so as not to develop negative playing habits. In the case that you have developed negative playing habits, how to correct them.

Emphasis is also placed on proper warm up techniques, stretching exercises, holding the sticks correctly, posture, plus drum kit "throne" seat placement, and correct stance, if playing concert snare or percussion. Independence is also developed through simple easy to grasp exercises. In addition, drum exercises are individually tailored to the particular needs of each student.

Chuck has also developed a special ear training method utilizing CD and MP3 technology. This method reduces the amount of time it normally takes to develop good listening skills. These listening skills decrease the time that it takes to learn new songs, and learn how to interact with other musicians.

About Chuck

This is Chuck Reichel the drum instructor at Sound Picture Recording. I've been doing studio recording sessions and also playing live performances covering most styles of music for many years. I myself have studied drums in the past under several top notch drummers. I enjoy seeing my students exce

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Adriana A.
Great instructor, very knowledgeable. A pleasure to work with and adjusts to what your needs are. He even sent personalized drum tutorials for me to practice . Also has an amazing studio which is a huge plus.
Joseph Jr A.
Chuck excellent teacher who motivate his students to strive and perfect their skill
Joe
Chuck is a very talented and experienced teacher, he makes the classes relax , entretained and fun. He is very insightful and detects my kid strength and weakness. I have seen my kid improving in his drum skill that eventually would take him to the next level.
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Charles W.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Charles W.

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Learn music from an experienced teacher in a fun and positive environment!

I have been teaching drum set to students of all ages and skill levels for over 10 years. My students are commonly surprised to see how quickly they are able to progress! Generally, within the first couple of lessons, we are already playing along to some of their favorite songs. My approach to lessons is fun and straightforward, and can be applied to whatever styles the student is interested in.

The drum set student can expect to learn very quickly about the following topics, which can be tailored to their particular needs/goals:

-Proper stick technique/control and posture
-Styles (Rock, pop, jazz, Latin American, theater etc..)
-Rudimental studies
-Drumset coordination and independence
-Development of speed and efficiency of motion
-Grooves and various styles of drumming
-Reading music
-Study of great drummers
-Playing with other musicians

About Charles

Learning music should be fun! I have been helping students of all ages and skill levels experience the joy of making music for over 15 years. I am a firm believer in the power of positive reinforcement, as well as a comfortable and constructive learning environment! As an educator, I have served

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Sammy S
I would like to share with you my experience of being a drums student at the New England Conservatory with Charles Weller.

I learnt a wide range of topics and exercises with Charles. Each time I asked him about a new subject, he gave me plenty of tools and useful tips.
Charles knows a lot and also knows how to teach it. I had more than half a dozen of drums teachers, but Charles is the one that helped me to deal with some of my weaknesses, taught me how to learn efficiently and had helped me to make the maximum progress in the shortest time !
I strongly recommend to learn with Charles Weller !!
Jordan M.
Charlie is a fantastic music teacher, and an incredible musician. Just go see this guy play, and see who he plays with. So fun to work with and one of the best drummers around :-)
Steve G.
Charlie is exactly what I was looking for. My situation is unique but that didn't phase him. By lesson's end, I felt more like a partner in this process than a student. And that's how I operate the best, and learn the most. I'm excited. After all these years, I'm finally going to learn to play the keys!
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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Four years of private lessons in rock, blues and jazz from Robert Paola Studios Lincoln RI
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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
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One on one private instruction, Online instruction

About Chuck

Influences .Ian Paice, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, (Juilliard Member since 2005)

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Ed V.
My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one.
Sherrysnne
If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!
Kim Holmes
One of the best drummers I have ever played with.
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Aaron B.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Professional Music and Production from The Street
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Aaron B.

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About Aaron

I've been a full time professional musician for 18+ years and have toured all over the world performing with music icons like Chacka Khan, Beyonce, and many more. I have a lot of experience with many different styles of music and I love sharing this gift with anyone who's interested. My teaching phi

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Anthony V.
Arron has opened my eyes to music theory. It's been far more than just a bass lesson.
John T.
I was surprised at how easy it was to connect with Aaron. His diving right in was fun as we got into playing music from the first moment.
Tate
Aaron knows how to work with kids. After 30 minutes my 6 yo came out confident and ready to play!! He doesn’t realize that he still is terrible because he at least knows one chord!! Lol!
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Jeff J.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeff J.

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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence in all types of percussion instruments. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a

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Karen V.
Amazing teacher, always has a positive attitude!
Carter P.
Barry Gerdsen
He is funny and makes songs of your choice.

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"I would give Mike C. 10 stars if I could! 5 just doesn't seem like enough! He is such a great teacher!! My ten-year-old son has been taking drum lessons from Mike for a few years now. He continues to look forward to going to his lessons every week. Mike makes it fun and keeps things interesting. He takes the time to get to know his students and the music they like. He incorporates it in to the lessons along with proper technique and reading music. I can't say enough positive things about him as teacher and just an all around great guy. :-)"
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Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Aaron is a wonderful instructor! Very patient, energized, focused, structured, punctual, and fun to work with. He offers a variety of talents. We are very happy to have Aaron as an instructor in our home!"
Kyechia
Took Drum lessons from Aaron C.
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"Matthew has been great for my son, Michael! He has learned a lot in a short period of time!"
Michael
Took Drum lessons from Matthew G.
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"Andrew is teaching my daughter snare drum for marching band tryouts in the spring. The first lesson was excellent and she looks forward to working with Andrew in more lessons."
annie
Took Drum lessons from Andrew B.
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"Will is a great instructor. Highly recommend."
Reese
Took Drum lessons from Will F.
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"My son's first lesson with Paul went well. My son has ADHD and keeping his attention takes work. Even though my son had a meltdown during his lesson, Paul showed patience and continued to encourage him. After my son's first lesson, he was excited and told us how much he enjoyed drums."
Braylen
Took Drum lessons from Paul W.
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"My son was very impressed, asked why we had been taking drum lessons from his local instructor for so long. He was reticent before the lesson saying that he wasn't sure that our internet connection would be good enough, saying that he wasn't sure we could really do a lesson online instead of face to face. He came out of his room after the lesson and said he loved it, and that it worked really well, that our connection was just fine, and that he could hear everything on both sides. He was very happy with the result. He is really happy to have a clear goal of playing snare on the drum line in marching band, and he's very happy about having an instructor who can really help him to get there. Great experience so far!"
Jules
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Doug is a wonderful teacher

My son is looking forward to his lesson every week and love working with Doug."
Gwen
Took Drum lessons from Douglas O.
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"John quickly won over my son with his great personality and fun teaching style. I am impressed by how quickly Blake has improved in such a short amount of time. It's fun to see how much he looks forward to his weekly lessons. Thanks John!"
Lisa
Took Drum lessons from John S.
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"Absolutely fantastic teacher - he was patient, knowledgeable, and very skilled at conveying the principles of drumming in an understandable manner for someone like me, a beginner. He also makes the lessons fun, which is the whole point of doing it!"
Doug
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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