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

Professional 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"
Certificate of Commendation (excerpt from one of 10 year's performances)

Jazz & Contemporary Drum Set Lessons



Educational Mission Statement
"Instruction for serious, self-disciplined students and professional musicians, through private "one-on-one" instruction. Using concepts and techniques based on enduring-principles that are necessary for the achievement of the consistent-excellence required to improve your options for success within the contemporary music scene."

Lessons are tailored toward each student’s individual strengths and weaknesses; while the core curriculum, concepts and techniques explored remain the same for ALL students. Students, who remain under my instruction long enough can:

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

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