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Lessons offered by James
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • At the tutor's house
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Music reading
  • Drum
  • Percussion
  • Jazz Drumming
  • Conga
Levels
  • All Levels

Experienced Pop/Jazz drummer looking for enthusiastic students to teach in Leeds.

Methodology

Capable of teaching all levels of musicians from absolute beginner to advanced.

My lessons will explore all aspects of drumming, I will tailor the lessons to you specifically.

Come and enjoy it, my aim is to have fun, improvise and enjoy playing the drums.

Background

I have played with top jazz musicians such as Cleveland Watkiss, Edgar Jones, Jamil Sheriff.

Proficient in all genres of Music, especially Jazz/funk/latin/pop and fusion

I am a current gigging musician playing around the country. These lessons could be a new take on drumming and we will explore all the aspects, textures, techniques and sounds of different genres.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Lessons offered by James
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
At the tutor's house
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Music reading
  • Drum
  • Percussion
  • Jazz Drumming
  • Conga
Levels
  • All Levels

James 's CV

Qualifications

2016 - 2019 Leeds College of Music BA(Hons) Jazz Drums Leeds, UK

Teaching experience

2019 Alt-shift J festival
• Collaborated with ‘Jazz North’ and working with bands such as ‘Werkha’ and ‘Roller trio’.
• Inspiring and engaging young musicians who are interested in jazz music.
• Encouraging young audiences to attend Jazz and improvised live music shows.

2015-2016 Private Teaching Suffolk, UK
• One to one drum lessons for children and amateur adults, demonstrating my ability to adapt and engage with students.
• Responsible for delivering fun and effective lessons that lead to the engagement of pupils in all ability ranges.
• Organisational skills to prepare lessons in advance.

Performance Highlights

Festival highlights include Party in the Park, JazzFestival Leeds and Alt-Shitf-J Festival.

Performed alongside artists such as Cleveland Watkiss, Werkha and roller trio.

Toured Virginia US with County Upper swing Band.

Performance venue highlights include the ‘Apex’ bury St Edmunds, Ely Cathedral, Newmarket racecourse, Wentworth golf club.


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