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Advanced Technique and Chops based drum kit lessons.

This class is all about perfecting your drumming techniques and chops to make you a stronger, faster, more creative and more confident drummer. I have been drumming for 15 years and I have played on drum lines (tenor drum) and in many types of bands including, Jazz, folk pop, rock, metal and progressive. I study drummers like Matt Garstka, Gavin Harrison, Thomas Pridgen, Matt Mcdonough, Danny Carey, Steve Judd and many others in that progressive vein, I will focus on practice techniques to build chops and well and techniques to separate limbs and master the polyrhythm. I believe my class will have useful and easy to understand information for drummers of all levels.

Extra information

Bring a notebook, drumsticks, and whatever you plan to drum on

Location

At student's location: Around Burnsville, MN, United States

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Age:

Children (7-12 years old)
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Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
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Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I have been drumming officially for 15 years but I have known that drumming was my calling my whole life. I had to go a long time without being able to learn drums because my parents were adamantly against it and when I got to middle school I finally went behind my parents back to ask my music teacher if I could be a drummer. He said yes, gave me my first pair of sticks and I was in. Since that day I have performed hundreds of times in front of hundreds of people in all sorts of musical settings. I have known for years that performing is my calling but I have also know for years that I truly enjoy teaching and I would love the chances to pass on some skills that I have spent years perfecting and I am truly proud of.

Education

Jefferson High school with letters in Marching band, Jazz band and concert band
Private lessons from Mike Palmer who was drum captain of the Burnsville Blaze drumline and lessons from Groth Music From David Leonard as well as countless hours watching online lessons and technique videos

Experience / Qualifications

15 years of practice
Advanced ability to copy rhythms I've heard
Advanced conceptual approach to technique and chops
Hundreds of live performances

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