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Drum Lessons

Drum Tuition with John Alexander​


John has been teaching drums for 8 years and can be considered amongst the top U.K. drum tutors having guided several students to the highest level including the top 40 of the U.K Young Drummer of The Year 2015. Many of John's students have went on to play drums at a professional level such as Laurie Smith (Dootchi/Raintown) and Rebecca Anderson (Mt Doubt).

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Whether you are a beginner taking your first steps in drumming or an experienced player looking to freshen up your chops,  John Alexander has  the required experience to help you reach the level you aspire to.

Lessons are taught at John's own purpose built teaching studio within Drum Central in Leith making use of the high quality acoustic, electric and hybrid kits in the shop.


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 Lessons can be tailored to suit each individual's needs be it just for fun or focussed on specific goals such as exams or live performances. All ages welcome! 


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"John Alexander is a diligent, forthright and reliable musician who has been has been teaching our daughter for over four years. He is always a pleasure to deal with and his active participation in the Scottish music scene enables him to inform and inspire his students. His open, easygoing manner creates a great atmosphere. I recommend him unreservedly." -  Colin Hall


"John has been an inspiring and hugely encouraging teacher to my teenagers of 13 and 16. Going from having no knowledge of drumming at all, they have progressed quickly and enjoy every lesson. Being taught by John is relaxed, fun and a real joy."- Fiona Doak


"John is a really good drum teacher and is very professional. He has a nice friendly personality." -  Julia Pyper

Half hour: £19
Hour: £29 

Discounts available for block booking.
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