Drum Classes

 

The drum lies at the core of our understanding music – a beat, a rhythm. Being one of the oldest instruments and having evolved over time from its basic form to what it is today, learning the drums has also become a much sought after activity by the old and the young!

Rainbow Bridge offers you personalized training in identifying your style as a drummer – from the basics to more advanced routines and grooves. Whether it’s jazz, rock, pop or metal, our classes will help you become a drummer based on your preference in music and also provide you with exposure to performance-based drumming and jamming live with other instruments and vocalists.

Come, experience music like you never have, with us… at the Bridge. We aim to provide the best training in drums through our classes in Bangalore.

Beginner Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to instrument
  • Music theory
  • Timing and rhythm
  • Sight reading
  • Stick handling – Single and double stroke rolls
  • Triplets and basic patterns
  • Paradiddles and rudiments
  • Genres and styles
  • Practice material and backing tracks

Advanced Course Curriculum

  • Music theory & Harmony
  • Ear Training
  • Sightreading
  • Rudiment combinations
  • Standards and Soloing
  • Jazz Transcription and Jazz Language Development
  • Techniques and styles
  • Fusion and time signatures.
  • Recording and composing grooves.
  • Practice material and backing tracks

Our Instructor

 

John Melvin has over 10 years of experience as a drummer, with 4 years of experience in teaching drums. Drummer with the bands, Suraj Mani & The Tattva Trip and What’s In a Name.

 

John Sebastian D’Souza was born in a family of musician for the passed five generations, Drummer since the age of 10, with more than 12 years of experience as a drummer and more than 6 years of experience in playing for bands.
 
He was awarded by A.R. Rahman’s music school, KM Music Conservatory which organized a competition called ‘’Rangrezaa 2015’’, and secured the FIRST place for the “Instrumental Solo” category in Drums. And also secured a Special Prize in the category of “Solo Singing”.
 
He was also awarded as “The Best Western Singer” in St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore, for the academic year 2015-2016.
 
Worked with various bands and performed across India. Currently playing with my grandfather’s band “The Rex Rozario Quintet”( Jazz band) and with TAP “The Acoustic Project”  (Pop/Rock band ). 

OUR ADDRESS

Rainbow Bridge

#140 Gangadharachetty road Ulsoor

Bangalore

Karnataka

560042

9538192000

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