"Jacob, you've got GREAT hands!!! ...hands from hell..!!" Jim Chapin - circa 2005 (20th century’s most influential drum set educator)

International professional performance experience encompassing stage, screen and television in diverse musical styles.

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"It's been a little over 2 years that I have been taking lessons with Jacob Kaye. I am so excited about my development, I wish I had met him 10 years ago! My technique, reading and independence has dramatically improved. Jacob is passionate about teaching drums with the goal of taking his students to highest level. The only limitation is the student's desire and the availability of practice time. My goal is to play all the styles of music from Rock to Jazz , and with Jacob I'm definitely on my way." Roger D.

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"Instruction for motivated, serious students and professionals using proven time-tested concepts that develop the consistent excellence necessary for continued success, within the contemporary music scene."

The Strategy of Mastery
"Any drummer today, should get them self a great teacher and learn all there is to know about the instrument they want to play."
Buddy Rich

In my Home-Studio or the downtown Montreal Studio the instructional concept is dedicated to teaching you to become the greatest drummer you can be! You can develop the skills to play at any level, any venue, in all styles. The reason for teaching: Preparing you with the skills to work at the professional musician level. What you do with your new skills is up to you. I only ask that you enjoy your journey!

The Strategy of Mastery works! My conceptual approach has been one of the top choices for professional and student musicians looking to expand their performance skills for over thirty years.

Your goals and dreams are YOURS
Studying here can be an intense experience. The expectation of students is set at a high standard for consistent excellence. However when you love the instrument you've chosen to learn, you'll enjoy the time in the lesson (it may even be one, if not the quickest hour of your week). We work hard while your musical and mental limits are tested and broadened. Those that stick with it will leave with the tools necessary to work as a musician in the real world!--my job is to give you every musical advantage to make that a reality!

One of the things that makes this studio different is learning from a "World-Class" Musician with years of professional experience and countless performances around the globe.

You get individualized instruction, tailored to each student’s individual strengths and weaknesses; while the core curriculum explored remains the same for all students. It is more than just the lessons, it means you’ll be challenged to rise to a new higher standard, and you’ll grow accustomed to playing your best.

Educating with the goal of generating future music master legends!


Whether you're a beginner, hobbyist, aspiring student or college or university student, professional, or weekend musician It's all good — MY goal is to assist you in becoming the accomplished musician that gives you every musical advantage possibly to turn YOUR potential into reality.

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University of Southern California Senior Research Associate says: "Music training has been found to be related to better language and mathematical skills, higher IQ, and overall greater academic achievement. Also, differences between musicians and non-musicians have been found in areas of the brain related to hearing and movement, among others."







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