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Welcome to KEITH PEREIRA DRUMSKOOL with drummer & instructor KEITH PEREIRA Opened DECEMBER 2018 *SPECIAL OFFER TILL 31 MARCH 2022: $10 off ALL INDIVIDUAL DRUM KIT LESSONS!!! - NOW $20 for half hr. $40 for 1 hr. $60 for 1.5 hrs. $80 for 2 hrs. GROUP/MASTER Class - $30 for 1 hr. $50 For 2 hrs.-: (MIN. of two students). SCHOOL GROUP Classes - $20 each for a 1 hr class or $40 each for a 2 hr class-: (MINIMUM of three students). To Book Lessons PHONE KEITH 0422 520 822 Bookings can be made Online at - Facebook: Keith Pereira DrumsKool E-MAIL: KEITH HAS LECTURED AT THE VICTORIAN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS ON MODERN/PROGRESSIVE JAZZ and FUSION/WORLD DRUMMING, TAUGHT MASTER CLASSES IN SCHOOLS, PRIVATELY AND HAS CONTRIBUTED A STUDY BOOK LIST TOWARDS THE COLLATION OF THE Australian Music Education Board (A.M.E.B.) PERCUSSION (DRUM-SET) SYLLABUS AT THE REQUEST OF THE GREAT BARRY QUINN-: Renowned Australian percussionist and music educator (BBC AND MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA). LESSONS WILL INCLUDE: HAND/WRIST/FEET TECHNIQUES, CORRECT POSTURE, READING DRUM-KIT MUSIC NOTATION, PLAYING WITH A METRONOME/CLICK TRACK, DRUM RUDIMENTS AND THEIR APPLICATION TO DRUM-KIT, BASIC PATTERNS FOR DRUM-KIT, NECESSARY BEATS/GROOVES THROUGH TO DOUBLE BASS DRUM PATTERNS, COMPLEX POLYRHYTHMS, POLYMETERS, METRIC MODULATION AND "THE AMBIDEXTROUS-ERGONOMIC APPROACH" -: IN ALL STYLES OF MUSIC. Genres Include: Jazz / Rock / Pop / Soul / R&B / Reggae / Caribbean / Latin-American / Brazilian / African / Cuban and "World" Rhythms - (Indian, Arabic, Asian) NOW ALSO TEACHING- *ROCKSCHOOL (AMEB) 2018–2024 Syllabus for Drums, DEBUT- GRADE 8 *TRINITY COLLEGE LONDON 2020-2023 Syllabus for Drum Kit , INITIAL TO GRADE 8 SPECIALISATION IN PROGRESSIVE JAZZ/ROCK/FUSION AND IMPROVISATION TECHNIQUES, DRUM-KIT STUDIO RECORDING APPROACHES AND THE "SWIVEL" & "VRUK" PEDAL TECHNIQUES, FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS. A VRUK OR LONG BOARD PEDAL MAY HAVE TO BE PURCHASED! KEITH HAS STUDIED WITH THE FOLLOWING INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED DRUMMERS-: BILLY COBHAM - (Miles Davis, Horace Silver, The Mahavishnu Orchestra): a rare once-off 2 hr opportunity where Billy was pre-sound check tuning/playing and I had the rare chance to observe and ask a few questions! – Plus, in Clinic. VICTOR LEWIS - (Freddie Hubbard, Stan Getz, Woody Shaw). ADAM NASSBAUM - (John Scofield, Dave Liebman, Mike Stern). ED SOPH - (Bill Evans, Clarke Terry, Woody Herman). EDDIE BLACKWELL - (Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, John Coltrane, Dewey Redman). JON CHRISTENSEN - (Keith Jarrett, Jan Garbarek, Miroslav Vitous). KENNY WASHINGTON - (Betty Carter, Johnny Griffin). MICHAEL CARVIN - (Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane). TONY SMITH - (John McLaughlin, Lou Reed). - In Clinic only. KENNY ARANOFF - (Gino Vanelli, John Cougar-Mellencamp). - In Clinic only. CARMINE APPICE – (Rod Stewart, Pink Floyd, Ozzy Osborne). – In Clinic only. KEITH HAS PERFORMED LIVE, RECORDED, PRODUCED OR APPEARED ON TELEVISION/RADIO WITH THE FOLLOWING TOP SELLING INTERNATIONAL AND AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS/BANDS: LONDON BEAT, RICK ASTLEY, SADE, ZIGGY MARLEY, HAWK WOLINSKI (Chaka Khan), DADDY O (Stetsasonic), ICE-T, WENDY MATTHEWS (Cher & Solo), JOE CAMILLERI, ROSS WILSON, ROSS HANNAFORD, MIKE NOCK, ARCHIE ROACH & RUBY HUNTER, WENDY HARMER, VIKA & LINDA BULL (The Black Sorrows), SHERINE & ZAN ABERATNE (Big Pig, INXS, U2), SCOTT CARNE (Kids in the Kitchen), NATALIE MILLER (YTT/Solo), TRACY KINGMAN, JOE CREIGHTON, JANE CLIFTON, AND MANY OTHERS!!!

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Keith Pereira


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Nuzla Court
Hampton Park
VIC 3976


Regions Serviced

Melbourne, Melbourne East, Melbourne South, Melbourne South East

Hampton Park/Narre Warren South/Narre Warren North/Lynbrook/Hallam/Cranbourne/Berwick/Clyde/Dandenong /Greater Dandenong

Teacher's Home, Student's Home, Live Online Lessons


Drum Kit

Styles and Specialities

Funk, Jazz, Pop, Rock

Improvisation, Performances, Sight Reading, Trinity Exams

Lesson Format and School Activities

One-on-One Lessons, Group Lessons

Pre-Schooler Teaching, School Instrumental Teaching

Qualifications and Experience


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2 years+

Last updated: 09-Aug-2021 11:28 PM