As a studio musician, performer, and educator I offer a unique approach to playing the drum set.
Styles: Jazz, Rock, Country, Latin, African, Music from India and World Music just to name a few.
Curriculum: My curriculum for beginners to advanced students consists of understanding the note value, technique, posture, using the metronome, playing in the pocket, theory, rudiments, time keeping, swing, chart interpretation, independence, syncopation, ploy-rhythms, poly metric modulation, odd time signatures, how to approach auditions, studio recording and performing live.
Practicing: Allocating practice time is very important to strengthen your technique, stamina, endurance and control. Learning should be fun. If your not having fun then you’re not doing it right.
Products: I endorse Sabian, Ludwig, Regal Tip, and Aquarian..
University of Alberta
Berklee College of Music: Boston.
Tommy Banks (retired Canadian Senator) - Century II Recording Studios, Edmonton, Alberta
Everyone has a special talent and it’s up to the teacher to bring that talent to the surface. If you have any questions on my approach to teaching please contact me at the link below. I personally reply to all emails.
For lesson enquires please email me
Our son Carson has been taking drum lessons from Bob since 2009, he loves going to class to learn to play the drums and read music. He learns something new every class and as an adult now he is even paying his own class tuition! “Bob is patient and understanding of his students” The great reward has been the drum performances that Bob schedules twice a year. We get to see the improvements Carson made, see what other students are learning and hear great music! Thanks Bob for everything. ......... (The LaBreche Family)