Steve started playing Drums at the age of 12 and by the age of 16 was doing regular gigs around town. He has a degree from the Conservatorium of music and had tuition from teachers including Milan Trona, David Jone and Gordon Rytmeister.
He is an avid Jazz drummer and has played in many a jazz gig as well as working for over 15 years as a session drummer featuring on pop rock and country albums. He has played in a number of cover bands but currently he is the drummer for ‘Jellybean Jam’ a vibrant Sydney based cover band doing club/pub and corporate gigs all across NSW and interstate. Some highlights from his career would be playing at the Hordern Pavilion and Enmore Theatre alongside some well known international European vocalists.
Steve has a strong emphasis on good technique and starting off drums the correct way in not developing bad habits. He will get you grooving away on the drums in no time at all no matter which style of music you are into.
He has vast teaching experience having taught a quite a number of music schools around Sydney as well as being a High School Drum Teacher.
You know the lead singers, and you know the guitarists behind most of the major bands, and if you’re a music fan, you also know that the drummers are the real soul of rock and roll. That’s because drums give music its rhythmic centre. From frenetic and high energy drummers to robust and solid drummers, there are many different types in the music world, and if you’re interested in developing your own style, taking drum lessons in Liverpool is a great place to start, regardless of whether you’ve been learning on your own in the past.
Taking drum lessons with a skilled instructor who understands the art of drumming can help you learn more about the skills and techniques needed to work with a drum kit. After all, if you know anything about drumming then you already know that this instrument does far more than simply keep the rhythm. It can drive home deep bass lines, push forward crashing melodic complements and more. Taking drum lessons in Liverpool gives you the opportunity to learn more than you would by practicing on your own or reading a book.
If you’re interested in lessons in the Liverpool area, then you can find what you’re searching for at Anthonys Music School. We start with the fundamentals of the instrument when teaching the drums, helping you learn the basics, and then build you up the way that you want to learn. That way, you can become the drummer you want to be.