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Learn Drums, Music Theory, Keys, Music Production or a mixture of any of these

I am a professional London based drummer, music teacher and music producer with over 25 years of teaching and performing experience including international tours, recording work in Abbey Rd and Shepparton Studios and numerous television and radio performances.

I teach all styles including rock, jazz, funk, latin, metal (inc double pedal technique) and reggae.

I have also taught to all levels including complete beginners and all ages upwards from 4.

When you learn with me you will learn the proper and correct methods and techniques as used by the best drummers in the world- all in a friendly and professional environment!

I also teach music theory to GCSE level, piano/keys to intermediate/advanced level and I now offer lessons in music production/technology.


A little bit more about myself...

I hail from a strong family background of music, my parents both being professional classical musicians.

After attending the world renowned West Australian Conservatorium of Music and studying Drums, Piano and Vocals first on the Certificate of Music and then Associate Diploma of Performing Arts jazz courses I have played over 1,500 gigs internationally including tours of Germany and Australia, gigs and residencies in Spain and Singapore and performances all over the UK. I have recorded in top studios including Abbey Rd and Shepperton as well as performing for television and radio on numerous occasions

I have over 25 years experience teaching drums to all ages from beginners to advanced/pro/signed artist level as well as music theory and beginner/intermediate keys. I now offer lessons in music production/technology as well.

Other notable experience of mine includes presenting a televised workshop on jazz music for primary school children for the TEN network Australia (Kids Company 1991) and I have also played drums on TV commercials including one for Snickers in 2015 that was filmed in Shepperton Studios and shown in the USA and South America.

I record and produce for both independent artists and labels from my studio in Central London.

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around London, United Kingdom
At teacher's location: London E1 4UX, UK

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General info

Skills:
Drums:
Jazz, Latin-world music, Metal
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
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:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I hail from a strong family background of music, my parents both being professional classical musicians.

After attending the world renowned West Australian Conservatorium of Music and studying Drums, Piano and Vocals first on the Certificate of Music and then Associate Diploma of Performing Arts jazz courses I have played over 1,500 gigs internationally including tours of Germany and Australia, gigs and residencies in Spain and Singapore and performances all over the UK. I have recorded in top studios including Abbey Rd and Shepperton as well as performing for television and radio on numerous occasions

I have over 25 years experience teaching drums to all ages from beginners to advanced/pro/signed artist level as well as music theory and beginner/intermediate keys. I now offer lessons in music production/technology as well.

Other notable experience of mine includes presenting a televised workshop on jazz music for primary school children for the TEN network Australia (Kids Company 1991) and I have also played drums on TV commercials including one for Snickers in 2015 that was filmed in Shepperton Studios and shown in the USA and South America.

I record and produce for both independent artists and labels from my studio in Central London.

Education

Mount Lawley Snr High School (Western Australia)

Certificate of Music (Jazz) West Australian Conservatorium of Music

Associate Diploma Performing Arts (Jazz) from West Australian Conservatorium of Music

Experience / Qualifications

Certificate of Music (Jazz) Western Australian Conservatorium of Music

International performing experience- Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Germany, Spain, UK

Recording- Abbey Rd, Shepperton Studios

Television- Network 10 Australia, Kids Company and numerous ad campaigns.

Reviews (1)

Very nice guy, but pretty much talked the whole time. He didn’t ask what I knew or to show/discuss what my level was. I probably said 5 words in 2 thirty-minute lessons. He mostly just showed me stuff I already knew.

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