Drum Lessons in Hampshire provided by professional drummers Toby Janes, John Lezana and Sam Garnett
Buy One Get One Free Lessons to all new students, call now on 023 8065 8373!
79% distinction rate with Rockschool (RSLA) music grades
Southampton Drum Lessons for all ages and standards covering subjects such as:
– Rhythm, timing and ‘groove’
– Learning to read drum notation
– Different drumming techniques and styles
– Pop / Rock / Metal / Progressive and Jazz styles all available
– Kit setup and maintenance
– Learning songs looking at how they’re structured
“We saw the improvement in our son’s playing immediately, gaining confidence and self belief”
– Allie and Colin Frampton
Toby Janes has toured the UK in a multitude of bands and as a highly in-demand session musician. His skillful, professional and methodical approach to the drums has seen him gain 15 years of recording experience in some of the best UK studios with top UK music producers. It is this experience and skills acquired over a long career that makes Toby one of Southampton’s most sought-after teachers’ Toby is a regular on the live scene throughout Southampton, Bournemouth and the surrounding Hampshire and Dorset towns. Session drum work has taken the drummer on tour from London, to Bristol, up through Wales and into the highlands. Not to mention two tours through sunny California!
Toby is currently available at River Studios on Tuesday and Saturdays.
“I’ve been with my teacher Jacob 9 months now and I’m now already on Grade 4 having just passed with a distinction with the RockSchool Exams.”
– Joe Mycroft
Playing drums since 1987 and teaching drums since 2003, John Lezana has played with many bands of different styles: Rock and Blues, Indie Rock, Prog Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Function Bands and currently plays in a Pink Floyd tribute band playing all over the UK, Ireland and Europe.
A real passion for teaching drums, playing drums and everything drum related. John is also the author of: 50 ways to play your rhythmic phrase.
John is currently available at River Studios on Mondays
Sam Garnett, has over 18 years playing a variety of different genres and styles, from Rock and Metal to Funk and Jazz and even a bit of Country and Western. He has toured across the UK from Hampshire/Dorset up through the midlands and even up to Scotland as well as worked as a session musician for studios in Southampton and London but his home is in the local live music scene where you may find him as a house drummer for various open mics.
Sam is currently available at River Studios on Wednesdays and Sundays, accepting students of all ages and abilities.
Our teaching facilities in Southampton are more than equipped to deal with even the loudest of drummers. We have three, soundproof, acoustically treated rehearsal rooms that are ideal for any musician, especially drummers and louder acts. Rehearsal rooms are equipped with a full PA, Drum Kit, Microphones and Amps. So all you’ll ever need for your lessons will be drum sticks and the energy to smash away!
To book drum lessons in Southampton, check our online availability below or Call; 02380 658373
River Studios is a 10 minute drive from Southampton city centre, as well as being on major bus routes and a short walk from Totton train station. You can see our location on the map below.