professional tuition and performance services since 2004
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Private and Group Lessons
here's where we play drums !!
If your school needs a drum ensemble, let Dave supply the music and the skills to get the ensemble up and running and performing for school events ..students and parents value the team building and the note recognition ....plus IT'S FUN !!
private drum tuition
whether you want to study rudiments rock jazz latin or marching styles grooves your lessons can be "tailored" to your taste and style
currently teaching at NOWRA ANGLICAN COLLEGE .....WOLLONDILLY ANGLICAN COLLEGE AND CHEVALIER COLLEGE BOWRAL
Trinity Rock and Pop
Dave is experienced in taking drum students through book 1 to book 8 and everything in between..current songs and hits from the 50s 60s and beyond are covered giving drummers insight in to all drum grooves !
I have been hired for local productions such as...
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
to name a few ...ready for your next production !!
Sessions and Hire
recording your music or making your music happen on the road is what I'm about....click track ? yes ...sight reading ? yes ..reliable ? double yes!!!
Illawarra Jazz Festival
Corrimal Hotel from midday
What I do
and how I teach...
Drumming is my passion and passing on my extensive (40 years plus } knowledge and experience is what I do...
Utilising IPAD /THE LATEST DRUM APPS/PRINTED HAND OUTS / PRACTICE PAD / TRINITY ROCK AND POP EXAMINATIONS/SUPPORT FROM MANY MANUFACTURERS IN THE INDUSTRY I GET RESULTS
I BEGAN MY CAREER STUDYING AT DRUM CITY BROADWAY , UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF DON GIBB...I JOINED DONS BAND WITH HIS BLESSING ..
REGULAR SPOT AT LABOUR CLUB SURRY HILLS..MALABAR RSL..AND CAMPBELLTOWN CATHOLIC CLUB..
TOOK MASTERCLASS WITH NEW YORK DRUMMER MEL LEWIS AND STUDIED WITH ALAN TURNBULL..
GIGGED WITH AGENDA FIVE MINUTE WARNING THROUGHOUT SYDNEY AND SUBURBS THROUGHOUT THE 80S COVERING EVERYTHING FROM LEE RITENOUR TO STEELY DAN..
CURRENTLY RESIDE IN MITTAGONG NSW ...BOOK/PERFORM IN THE PREMIER JAZZ QUINTET ELLA;S HOLIDAY
my trip to NAMM (anaheim )
I was invited to NAMM just out of Los angeles ,,,,by the VIC FIRTH COMPANY this is what happened !