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Learn How to Write and Record Professional Sounding Music on just a Laptop! For everyone from Complete Beginners to Advanced Musicians

With today's computers it's now possible to create radio ready music with just a laptop and a pair of speakers. I've worked in the music industry for 20 years in every role from writer to performer to producer to mixing and mastering alongside legends such as Duran Duran, Charlie Puth and Chic and now I can bring my experience to you!

I will show you every step of creating a song from coming up with an idea to playing it, recording, mixing it and getting it ready for release. Even if you can't play an instrument or know nothing about music I can give you the tools to make your own music and express yourself through sound. Playing an instrument is not required if you want to make electronic music but I can teach you the fundamentals of guitar, piano, bass, drums and singing and unlock the secrets of music making in a fun and easy way. It's totally up to you. We're going to find YOUR path to becoming the best musician you can be.

Music should bring joy first and foremost and everyone is welcome from beginners to experienced musicians. I will make you laugh and smile and help you find talents you never knew you had. You have a choice of learning Ableton Live, Logic or Pro Tools (or even all three!)

Extra information

You will need your own computer or laptop at home for practice.
For the lesson I will have everything we need.

Location

At student's location: Around Paris, France
At teacher's location: Paris Shuttle, Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris, France

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General info

Skills:
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
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

My name is Paul

I'm a lifelong musician from Liverpool, UK and now living in Paris, France
I teach both drums and audio engineering to beginners and advanced students alike and
I want to bring my professional experience to you.

my drum lessons focus on musicality, tuning, grooves and listening
the rudiment lessons focus on making your playing articulate and easy
and the production course focuses on mixing and arrangement

I can show you how to improve your playing and recording in a structured and friendly way so you can have more fun with your music.

Feel free to ask me any questions :)

Education

Bmus, Commercial Music Performance, University of Westminster
Grade 8 Drum Kit and Percussion, Guildhall school of Music
BTEC diploma in Peer education and mentoring

Experience / Qualifications

Tours with Duran Duran, Charlie Puth, Seal, Chic, Imagination, Bloom Twins, Shells
Owned and Operated a Recording Studio in London
Recorded, Mixed and Released songs for Major Record Labels
Composed and Recorded songs for Television and Netflix

Reviews (1)

Great teacher, nice environment. Recommend it!
A drum class focussed on hand technique and snare drum rudiments All instruction will be on a practice pad, we won't touch any drums. These drum lessons are all about improving your hand articulation, expression, timing and speed. We'll focus on making your playing: easy powerful efficient fast by focussing on posture and mechanics. This class is not to teach you how to play drums, but how to use your body to make your playing accurate and easy.

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