In conjunction with his full time role as the Booths Music web manager, James Aspinall is now a member of the tuition team, offering drum lessons for beginner to intermediate players. With a particular interest for funk, James offers drum lessons in various styles such as rock, indie, metal, jazz and more.
For those who wish to pursue the grade routes, James covers the popular Rockschool syllabus. At the same time, however, he places a lot of emphasis on all-round skills, techniques, improvisation, sight reading, timing and most importantly, enjoying playing the drums. If you wish to enquire about drum lessons at Booths, please fill out the contact form below and one of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.
James Aspinall: Enquire about lessons
Please remember that Booths Music is a registered Rock School examination centre and students from the local area can choose to sit their graded guitar, bass or drum exam from our studios. We also stock all Rock School exam repertoire and teaching material. Please enquire for more details.
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