Learning to play music is a great way to relax and to become more coordinated. Music enhances your ability to concentrate. Learning to play the drums is a favorite for many kids. If you’re a parent you know that drumming seems to come natural for children. They are always banging on the pots and pans from the cabinet. So if you’re looking for drum lessons in Los Angeles I’ve got some great locations and teachers for you.
Reid DeFever is in Los Angeles and he is beyond talented. He plays Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop, Trance everything. I mean you name it he can play it. If you want to be taught by a guy who his multi-talented and has years of experience DeFever is the teacher for you. If you’re a beginner or advanced that’s okay. Call Reid for his rates (310) 838-8522.
If you’re looking for a something different like hand drumming lessons, Universal Drumming is where you want to go and they don’t require that you have any experience at all. The great thing about Universal Drumming is the price and also you do not have to have your own drum because they will provide one for you. They offer a class on Wednesday nights that last an hour and fifteen minutes for five weeks for just $60.00. They also offer private lesson in Doumbek which is Arabic Drumming rates for Doumbek are $80.00 for four lessons. Now that’s a great price that not only for your but if you want to make it a family affair. Universal Drumming is located in North Hollywood at 7308 Coldwater Canyon. Call them at (323)356-6435.
Francis Awe of The Nigerian African Drum Ensemble teaches African drumming lessons on Sundays at the Holy Name of Jesus Church in Los Angeles. The class last two hours long and cost $20.00. Its located at 1955 Jefferson Blvd. in Los Angeles. (323) 294-7445 Call Francis for more information.
Motherland Music is another great popular drumming factory. Their drumming lessons are for all skill levels and they offer classes all seven days of the week. They encourage you to bring a tape recorder or video camera so you can capture your experience. You can try Afro-Cuban drumming and various types of African drumming lessons. If you’re looking to buy a drum you’re in luck because they sell and make drums too. Their lessons range from the very affordable price of $15.00 to $20.00. Motherland Music is located in Culver City at 2921 La Cienega Blvd. (310) 815-0505.