Learn About All Things Drums

Learn About All Things Drums

We will learn:

  • how musical rhythms work and how to play them
  • proper ways to grip drum sticks and mallets
  • learn independence of limbs
  • how to get the best sound out of drums
  • how to properly tune a drum set
  • how skills on the drum set can apply to other instruments
Teacher's Bio: Growing up in Los Angeles, Danny took full advantage of the multitude of music styles available to him to perform. Through his experience in the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts, he was able to at a young age play in a variety of styles. This program gave him the opportunity to play with jazz bands, singer-songwriters, percussion ensembles, rock bands, musicals, and with tap dancers. This experience gave him the skills to play in jazz bands with such musicians as Roger Neuman and Richard Simon; performing at the Central Ave. Jazz Festival, the Sweet and Hot Jazz Festival, and opening up for such artists as Daniel Glass, Jennifer Leitham, and Buddy Collette. With the vibrant LA club scene, he has had the opportunity to perform at world famous clubs like the House of Blues, the Viper Room, Whiskey A Go Go, The Mint, The Rainbow Bar and Grill; opening up for bands including Flock of Seagulls and working with producers including Roy Thomas Baker, and Jay Laura. Along with a busy performance schedule, he has recorded at 4th Street Recording, Angelhouse Productions, Black Smoke Gallery, and has had his recordings featured in the movies Stomp the Yard and Obsessed; as well as 95.5 KLOS and 88.9 KXLU.
Style of Offering : Interactive - via Zoom.
Max Number of Attendees: 1
Min Number of Attendees: 1
Date and Time : Whatever works for the student
Signup Deadline: 24 Hours in Advance