780 Colonial Road
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
Utilize my teaching abilities to their fullest extent, by providing clear and specific learning methods, including time, rudiments, styles and techniques to accelerate student understanding, learning and proficiency on both acoustic and electronic drums.
Past Training: The Drummers Collective
Jan 2004 through March 2005
Participated in pro Performance Sequence:
Rehearsing and Performance Sequence
Pro mixing Sessions
Elective Intensive Program: Afro-Cuban, Private Lessons, and Rhythm Sections.
A and B Certificate Programs
Reading Lab Sequence
Real Deal Rehearsal
Reggae, Contemporary Jazz, Afro Pop, Afro-Cuban, Caribbean, Brazilian, Contemporary Funk, Fusion, Rock, Drum nâ€™ Bass
Jazz-Funk Elective Intensive â€“ Styles: Big Band and Contemporary Funk
Berklee College Of Music
Ear Training, Music Theory, Ensemble, Writing Skills (arranging), Private Lessons
Studied with Fred Klatz â€“ Drummers Collective
Studied with Scott Drews-Manhattan School of Music â€“ Music Camp: Encore Coda (Maine)
Virgil Donati (Planet X), Early Genesis (Phil Collins), Daniel Dennis (Universe Zero), Chester Thompson, Bill Bruford, Neil Peart, Elvin Jones, Kim Plainfield, Peter Retzlaff, Steve Gadd, Fred Klatz, Tony Williams, Brian Blade, Max Roach, Jeff tane Watts.
Jazz, Classical snare drum, Progressive Rock, Reggae
Piano, Bass, Guitar and Marimba
Both beginners and advanced students with rudiments, time, reading and all rhythmic styles.
1. Back round music for childrenâ€™s album (John Crowly)
Past Work History:
2005-2007 Taught drums at The Piano Academy in Ridgefield NJ