Over 35 years of international professional performance experience on stage, screen & television.

Jazz & Contemporary Drummer - Private Teacher - Band



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"...in traveling over 40,000 miles across our nation (U.S.) performing before 1.8 million people with appearances on coast to coast television successful performances at 180 diversified events to include music clinics and jazz festivals reflected great credit upon himself and the USMC"
U.S.M.C. Certificate of Commendation (excerpt from one of 10 year's performances)

Drum Set Lessons Montreal



Study privately with an experienced musician.
Private lessons offer you the advantage of completely individualized study and learning.

Educational Mission Statement
"Traditional Private Instruction for students and professional musicians. Employing concepts and principles that develop the consistent-excellence required of an accomplished musician for the continued success within the contemporary music scene."

Lessons are tailored to each student’s individual strengths and weaknesses; while the core curriculum explored remains the same for all students. Students, who remain under my instruction long enough can benefit from:

  • Learn and master all 40 P.A.S. Rudiments (master is significantly different than “know”)
  • Learn &/ or Improve standard rhythmic Reading, Sight Reading, & Drum Set Chart Interpretation. Essential to your progress
  • Develop a “time-center” with & without a click
  • Refine Coordinated-Independence toward mastery
  • Drum Set Groove & Stylistic Development
  • Limited Exploration into Orchestral & Rudimental Snare Drum Concepts
  • Odd Meters, Groove Construction Concepts
  • Implied Time, Polyrythms, Beat-Displacement, Orchestration
  • Concepts of Improvisation (beyond the clichés)
  • Develop Active listening habits
  • Double Bass Drum technique development
  • Develop a seamless musical/ technical foundation in all music styles - Rock, R&B, Funk, Hip Hop, World grooves, Latin, Afro/ Cuban, Jazz (Swing, Bop and Post Bop), and Progressive
  • Time-Oriented preparation for CEGEP, Cruise Ship, bands, & University music auditions
  • and more…





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