My name is Steve Powell and I’m a drummer and teacher living in Brisbane. I have over 20 years playing experience and have taught drums to adults and children for more than 10 years. I am also the author of Beat Roots – a collection of R&B/soul, funk and rock drum beat transcriptions from 1960s-1980s.
Because I love many styles of music, I aim to give my students experience in and appreciation of these styles as well as teaching them correct drumming technique.
All lessons are catered
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to suit different ages, relevant music genres and personalities! Below is a general overview of what will be covered in lessons:
- Correct drumming technique (hands and feet), Drum Rudiments and stick control – Knowledge of all styles of drumming including: Jazz, Rock, Funk, R&B, Reggae, Latin and many more – Reading of proper drum notation, rhythms, beats and charts – Knowledge of drums including: drum sound, tuning, famous drummers, history and much more – Learn and play along to your ...