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“…we are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle

Jazz & Contemporary Styles
Montreal & Online Drum Lessons
(An approach applicable to All Styles, including Moeller Method)

Musician: Drum Set & Private Teacher



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Instructional - Montreal DrumSet Clinics


Music Clinics

Music clinics are designed to benefit students and music teachers at all levels of experience. They address technical needs without neglecting musicality.

A clinic can focus on technical concerns or concepts of performance.  Often a combination of the two, with a preliminary session on technique.

Jacob is uniquely qualified to guide you through the fine points of teaching drum set, drum chart interpretation, marching percusson & orchestal percussion.  Performer and private teacher with over 30 years of experience - Jazz, Marching and Concert Percussion. (Click full bio).

Clinic Topics
  • Approaching the Snare Drum: Correct - control and execution
  • The Rudiments - The Buzz Roll * their REAL applications
  • Developing Feel and Style: Jazz: Swing, Latin, etc.
  • Independence Concepts
  • Drum Chart Interpretation
  • etc.

Jacob and the DrumLine gig in Philadelphia.

School Band Clinics

Jacob is happy to discuss any concerns you have regarding your students’ performance and will work with you to develop a percussion/ drum set clinic that best addresses your needs. A thorough explaination of the fine points of teaching flams and rolls.

The different interpretations between Orchestral/ Concert and Rudimental/ Marching Ruffs and Rolls.  For those directing stage or jazz bands, (Drum Chart Interpretaion) Jazz Independence Studies shed light on a fundamental component of jazz/ swing drumming. In addition to the above "Clinic Topics" also:

  • Mallet Instrument Basics (Xylophone, Bells, etc)
  • Timpani Fundamentals , Bass Drum and Cymbal and battery Techniques
  • Organizing your Percussion Section
  • etc.


Related Links
Drum Lesson in Montreal
Coordinated Independence Videos
Moeller Method Videos
Technique Videos
Educational Article "How" to Practice for Results
Montreal Music Lesson Policies Q & A
Montreal Music Clinics Band, Drum Set & Percussion
Montreal Drum Set Lessons Advanced
Skype Drum Lessons

Montreal Music Lessons Musicianship Studies

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