"Jacob, you've got GREAT hands!!! ...hands from hell...!" Jim Chapin

"World-Class" Drummer
Master Teacher

(Jazz & Contemporary Styles)



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Instructional Montreal Drum Set Lessons



Music Lesson Mission
"Drum set instruction for motivated, serious students and professionals using proven concepts that develop the consistent-excellence necessary for success within the contemporary music scene."

Concepts Applicable to ALL Musical Styles

  • Hand Technique (Moeller Method/ Hand Technique Development ) - Improve your speed, control, endurance, finesse and power. Opening up your hands to more relax movements at any speed... applicable to ALL styles. As it relates to relaxed fluidity of motion around the drum set.
  • Coordinated Independence (Jazz & Contemporary/ Coordinated Independence) The aim is to free both hands and feet from dependence on one another. Develop the ability, without breaking the rhythmic pulse, to embellish the music successfully. applicable to ALL styles -

    Also Drum Set coaching for University, CEGEP (College), Cruise Ship, & band performances and auditions.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE THE WORLD'S GREATEST DRUMMER - You do have to have the DESIRE to be the greatest drummer YOU can be!! The musical direction you decide for yourself with your new skills is YOUR choice.

Your goals and dreams are yours!! Regardless of whether you are an aspiring beginner, hobbyist, college or university student, professional, or weekend musician--

MY goal is to give you every musical advantage possible to best prepare you with the skills professionals use to turn your potential into reality!....

Christina A. (former student) Mini photo shoot - on tour in Taipei, Hong Kong, Macau, China at Hard Rock Cafe with Airborne (circa 2012)


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