DO ANY OF THESE SOUND FAMILIAR?
STUDENT OF GAREY'S
“I sincerely hope that you love and enjoy your job, because you generate real joy for others. 1. You are a very good teacher – patient, and sensitive to your students’ energy, enthusiasm, and desire. (At least mine). 2. You generate happiness with your work – for me, the funnest 2 hours of my month are during my lesson! Thank you for embodying all of the best characteristics of a teacher – “
WHAT IF YOU COULD...
- Engage in a highly-organized game plan for learning technique, reading and improving coordination that could be smooth and stress-free? (SPOILER ALERT... IT CAN BE.)
- Imagine being able to ditch the reading struggle for good. You’ll go from a headache to having a strategic jaw-dropping counting system and ability to speak the language of rhythm?
- Eliminate taking months to develop highly effective technique, counting and coordination skills?
- Develop the right method, repel the old habits to help you build your confidence and grow your skills?
- Master this whole how to practicing drumming thing, so you can share your zone of genius while playing music with your big band with confidence.
GAREY WILLIAMS DRUM LESSONS
Master Your Drumming Beyond Your Imagination
HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL GET
🥁 Personalized and strategically tailored lessons transforming your knowledge and abilities to improve and expand your drumming.
🥁 Gain more knowledge about Hand techniques: Grips, Strokes, Rudiments, Tone and Dynamics.
🥁 Gain more knowledge about Foot techniques: Pedals, Strokes, Exercises, Tone and Dynamics.
🥁 Gain more knowledge about Music and Rhythms, Reading/Counting, Singing, Transcribing, Practicing and Playing.
🥁 Gain more knowledge about the 5 Genres of Drumming: Rock, Funk, R&B, Jazz and World Beat Grooves.
🥁 Develop an Effective Practice Routine with a Practice Chart and Practice Schedule.
🥁 Develop your Drumming Ear through listening and Transcribing Grooves, Fills and then Playing along with Music you have transcribed.
🥁 Feel much more confident and skilled at improving.
Feel more comfortable being around other drummers and other musicians.
🥁 Feel more knowledgeable about How to Practice - practice as a meditation -breathing, pacing, dynamics and repetition using vocalizations of counting and/or singing/“beat” boxing rhythms.
HUNDREDS OF $$ WORTH OF BONUSES
BONUS - Feel more knowledgeable about the architecture of coordination. You can be introduced the 15 Drumset Rhythments and how these exercises movements transfer to music. You can learn three hi hat pedaling techniques and also be introduced to the five common Hi Hat time keeping patterns used in music. ($100+ value)
BONUS - See and hear Garey with HQ video and audio. Garey can perform the lesson material at different tempos: slow, medium and medium fast. These 'how to' videos demonstrate many of the exercises to help you clearly see the movements and the techniques used to produce the sound. PDF's, MP3, videos and play along tracks are also available. ($100+ value)
BONUS - Learn how to successfully audition for a band by understanding Style and Song Structure - Creating a ”Road Map” for the songs. Learn how to overcome Performance Anxiety - Eliminating the “Imposter” syndrome and become clear and focused on what you want to accomplish, why you are doing it and Setting Goals.
Dom Famularo (Drum teacher, author, clinician and motivational speaker)
“I listened to the CD. I am very impressed with everything! You’re playing was first class – creative, musical and inspired. This is ‘Art’… and this is a wonderful contribution to the music industry. It sets a high standard and a clear vision of what to strive for.
Steve Hougton (Professor of Jazz and Percussion - Indiana University, PAS PAst President)
"Garey has put together a wealth of great material in a very effective, logical manner. His practice tips, musical philosophies and performance suggestions are right on the money. The play-along tracks are fresh and musical with Garey really getting "inside" the music. This will many aspiring players for years to come. Congratulations!"
Stop stressing over your drumming, counting rhythms, building technique and becoming more coordinated!
Garey Williams will help you take your understanding and drumming skills to the next level by teaching how to count rhythms, build chops & coordination, hear, sing and transcribe grooves and fills with less effort and minimal frustration.
THIS IS FOR YOU IF...
THIS IS NOT FOR YOU IF...
❌ You want to just play by ear and ''hope" to improve instead of learning how to read and expand your technique and coordination.
“Garey Williams displays a beautiful touch and emotion in his drumming. He performs with a strong technique and a keen sense of what to play in a studio situation to achieve the correct balance within a jazz/rock trio setting. His drums sound fat, wet, and well recorded. His cymbal work is very expressive…possesses noteworthy chops…” Also: There is not a standout track on the CD (Ecstasy In Numbers, Spellbound), They are ALL outstanding.”
MEET GAREY WILLIAMS
Garey Williams has been teaching drumming to students of all ages for over 35 years. As a professional drummer, he has been a 1st call session player in the Pacific Northwest for both live gigs and recording sessions. Notable musicians he has played with include Diana Krall, Kristin Korb, Bud Shank, Barney McClure, Howard Roberts, Joe Williams, Dizzy Gillespie, Clay Jenkins, Inger Jensen, Eddie Daniels, Bob Hammer, Greta Metassa, Johnny Conga, Michael Powers, Darren Motamody, Geoffrey Castle, The Jim Cutler jazz Orchestra, The Jazz Police, The Full Circle Jazz Ensemble, the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, as well as many other stars of the local scene. As a member of the jazz fusion trio Ecstasy In Numbers, Garey has been reviewed in Modern Drummer, Rhythm Magazine, Percussive Notes, and numerous regional and local newspapers.
Besides teaching and performing, Garey is the author of several method books including The High-Hat Foot, The Ride Hand and Drummer’s Guide to Big Band published by WizDom Media and distribution through Alfred and Hudson Music.
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