I have been lucky enough to play drums for Lionel Richie, Rhianna, Ricky Martin, Chris Brown and many other pop stars. I have taught for over 20 years... read more
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Alex has been a music tutor since the age of 17 when, after passing his Rockschool Grade 8 a year or so before, he set up his own drum teaching busine... read more
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Experienced Drum Tutor and Instructor. I was born in Vancouver, grew up in Germany and later moved to London. I started playing the drums at the age o... read more
Jack is a working musician with an enormous enthusiasm for listening, learning, teaching and performing music . He believes there is a musician inside... read more
All-round Music Tutor and Drum Specialist. I am a friendly young musician who loves to pass on my musical knowledge to beginners of all ages. If you h... read more
Jordan believes that the drums are a language of their own, his dissertation ‘The language of drums and how they have been used in conflict, communica... read more
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Professional Remote Drum Lessons and In Person in Haverhill, CB9. Graduate of Plymouth University BA (hons) Music. I teach Styles and Techniques for t... read more
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I strive to deliver lessons that the students will find encouraging and rewarding! I focus on reading music as well as good technique and music theory... read more
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Tim is a professional sax player and drummer and was the principal saxophonist with the band of the Scots Guards, playing for the Queen at many differ... read more
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Aivaras is a Bachelor's performance graduate with over 10 years of experience, specialised in drums. Aivaras has been giving drum lessons covering fro... read more
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Drums, one of the loudest but undeniably coolest instruments. Needed in every band, and the instrument that lays down the grooves and keeps the group together. What would a band be without its drummer? Not only is taking drum lessons fun, loud, and a great way to release energy and stress but to play the drums confidently and in time develops discipline, practice skills, and motivation. There’s also a great social aspect that comes with playing the drums - most drummers you meet are in more than one band, therefore playing with more people, and making more music! Start drum lessons today with one of our great drum tutors!
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Choosing your first drum kit is a difficult task. It can help to understand the different parts of the drum, so you can make sure you're getting everything you need! You can talk to your drum tutor in drum lessons about buying the right kit!
Some stores will sell a beginner kit which includes the full kit (snare, toms, bass drum), hardware (all stands and pedals), as well as cymbals. Other stores will sell the kit and the cymbals separately. It’s worth going into different shops and seeing what they have available. A lot of drummers choose to buy kit separate from hardware so they can get exactly the sound they want from each part of the kit, especially with regards to cymbals. It's worth consulting your drum tutor in your drum lessons so you definitely make the right choice!
When first starting drum lessons, it's important to remember: it’s better to do a simple beat well than a complex one badly. There is a lot of coordination involved with playing the drums which is what makes the instrument so difficult. When you’re learning your first beats/grooves, try to really focus on hitting everything at the right time. Start slow and simple, then you can build up to more complex, faster beats.
Posture is important when playing any musical instrument, but particularly important when playing the drums as you are sitting down for long periods of time. Your drum tutor will cover this in your drum lessons, but here are a couple of tips to get you started:
This is a great starting point to work from, but just remember to make sure it's comfortable for you and works for what styles and genres you're playing.
Practising between your drum lessons is vital - but daunting. Just think of practising a musical instrument a bit like starting to go to the gym: when you first go, you can’t lift the heaviest weight - you have to work your way up gradually! It's the same idea with music. For the first couple of months, try practising for 15-20 mins a day. After 6 months, try increasing to 30 mins a day. After a year of playing, maybe try an hour a day. It's better to practise regularly for shorter amounts of time than playing for hours on one day, then not being able to do play for the rest of the week. You don't want to injure yourself, or tire yourself out! Little and often develops your technique and helps you build movement memory.
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