DRUM TUTORS

We develop lesson plans based on where you are in your drumming journey!

Our students range from complete beginners to post Grade 8, initially focusing on learning rhythms, techniques and classic drum grooves, we make it relevant to what style(s) of music you want to learn and achieve in your lessons. 

 

Jack Jeffries – Drum Teacher

With over a decade of experience playing and teaching in and around the West Midlands.

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Jack has played with a multitude of artists in styles ranging from Folk, Funk, Rock, Blues, Electro, Hip Hop to experimental Prog Rock.

Education:Initially self-taught, he developed his own style and skills over the years, later taking lessons from local drummers while gaining a Performing Musician’s diploma.

Experience: With a wealth of experience both in live performance and studio recording, Jack’s developed a feel-based style, drawing from drummers such as John Bonham and Benny Greb and always aims to instil that energy and personality into his and his students’ drumming.

Alisdair Mason- Drum Teacher

At 25, Alisdair Mason has 10+ years experience playing the drums and has gained a wealth of knowledge in performance, technique and music reading.

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Education: BA Honours Degree in Music Production

Experience:After gaining a BA Honours Degree in Music Production, Alisdair aligned his focus towards drumming. Since then, his drumming success has seen him recording, mixing and creating drum pieces for successful music artists.

His music projects have been picked up by several independent record labels internationally and have been aired on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC WM and Triple J to name a few.

Throughout his drumming career, Alisdair has sought to inject a feel-good sense of groove into his drumming and also into his students.

James Breen – Drum Teacher

James is a Birmingham Based Drummer He has been playing for well over 12 years.

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Education:Started as a self-taught musician he has since gone on to gain multiple accolades including a diploma and a BA Hons Degree in professional Musicianship from the Brighton Institute of Modern Music (BIMM).

Experience: He has tons off experience and plays a large range, everything from pop to metal and everything in-between. He currently plays in many bands Include 2x Queen Tribute bands and 80’s Tribute band Absolute Rewind. He has been taught under a number of high profile Teachers including Pat Garvey (Rhythm Magazine) Preston Prince (Tiki Drums, Van Morrison) Russell Gilbrook (Uriah Heep) to name a few. Throughout his drumming career James has played with a number of bands and performers to develop a skill set that is both high in energy and confidence which comes across in his performance and his knowledge of the instrument, the main focus behind this confidence and skill stems from one key factor…FUN!