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DRUM LESSONS AND RHYTHMIC TRAINING FROM A PROFESSIONAL DRUMMER

I'm looking forward to working with you on getting your drumming to the next level.

Drum lessons from a full time professional touring drummer (since 1987).

I have been playing with many Jazz-Rock-World artists such as: Chick Corea, John Abercrombie, Jacob Collier, Dave Holland, Jeff Berlin, Larry Corryell, Wilko Johnson, Norman Wat-Roy, and many more. I'm also a composer and band leader since 1997 and been touring around the world in many of the main jazz and world festivals.

I like to tailor my teaching to the students level and needs but mostly focused on these areas:

1. Basic hand and feet technique
2. Jazz playing
3. Improvisation around the drums
4. Rhythmic training (with the art of the south indian vocal percussion - Konnakol)
5. Keeping motivated & inspired in the new world of social media

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Drums:
Improvisation, Jazz, Pop, Rock
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Hebrew

About Me

Drummer/Composer/Educator

Born in Israel, Asaf started his professional career as a drummer in the late 80's and played with some of Israel's Jazz luminaries such at Harold Rubin and Alber Beger. A few years after the recording of his first solo album 'One Step Closer' Asaf relocated to the Netherlands, France and finally settled in London around 1999 where he soon became one of the most active Jazz drummers around. During that time Asaf became a founder member of Gilad Atzmon's ‘Orient House Ensemble’ and started his long time collaborations with renown saxophonist Tim Garland and pianist Gwilym Simcock. Asaf has been leading his own bands and projects. He has been touring worldwide and recorded over 100 albums as a sideman, collaborator and as a leader. Asaf has been playing with many renowned jazz and world music artists such as: Dave Holland, Jacob Collier, Tim Garland, Gwilym Simcock, Larry Coryell, Jeff Berlin, John Abercrombie, Bob Sheppard, Norman Watt-Roy (off the Blockheads), Wilco Johnson, Soft Machine, Robert Wyatt, Natacha Atlas, Dave Liebman, David Binney, Gary Husband, pianist John Taylor, Norma Winstone, Kenny Wheeler, Andy Sheppard and many more.

Education

Studied drums and konnakol with
1. Bob Moses (drums)
2. David Rich (drums)
3. Bruce Becker (drums)
4. Chad Wackerman (drums)
5. Gordy Knudson (drums)
6. P. Kirupakaran (Konnakol - south Indian vocal percussion)

Experience / Qualifications

1. Full time touring musician since 1987
2. Studied Konnakol at the Tamil School of music in London
3. Professor in London since 2018
4. Principal lecturer at Leeds College of Music, UK 2017-2019

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