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

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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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Music Lesson Mission
"Instruction for motivated, serious students and professionals using techniques and concepts that develop the consistent excellence necessary for continued success within the contemporary music scene."

Unless we're consistently refining our playing Knowledge and Ability we're idle. That means lack of forward movement toward our goals.

Your goals and dreams are YOURS —
What you do with your new skills is up to you. Enjoy your journey! Whether you're a beginner, hobbyist, aspiring student or college or university student, professional, or weekend musician — ALL ARE WELCOME — MY goal is to assist you in becoming the BEST DRUMMER YOU CAN BE! Giving you every musical advantage possibly to turn YOUR potential into REALITY.

You get individualized instruction, tailored to each student’s individual strengths and weaknesses; while the core curriculum explored remains the same for all students.

Music audition preparation for College (cegep), University, Cruise Ships, Bands, etc.

Your "knowledge and ability" in any endeavor are the directly linked to achieving your goals.

  • Hand Technique(s) - An absolute imperative is development of hand techniques
  • Coordinated Independence applied to ALL contemporary styles - The unequivocal necessity to develop four limb coordinated independence.
  • Song Repertoire or Knowledge of...
  • Playing with other musicians

Learn to Read Music - the one skill that most prepares you to best improve your playing. - Imagine you can only speak a language, any language. But you can not read one word. Now, how far do you think you'll go in any endeavor?

IMPORTANT NOTE: REALITY - Generally, a drummer is hired based on their sense timing, feel, and musicality. Very few, if any, are hired for a band based on their abilities to do drum fills and solos. ____________________________________________


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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