Peter Erskine: Playing with Brushes

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11:00 am PT
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 12 (out of 15)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Jazz legend Peter Erskine is known as one of the best in the business on brushes. In this interactive class, Peter will take you through his full approach to brush technique AND playing musically. He'll give you plenty of musical examples and take your questions. Limited to just 15 participants, this is a great opportunity to work with a legend! Click here to register for this class!

Yoni Madar
"Motion and Coordination"

Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 9:00 am PT
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 12 (out of 15)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Yoni Madar is one of the most unique and exciting drumming artists out there. His incredible physicality is only a small piece of his artistry. Yoni will teach you his technical approach and practice methods for building strong, clean strokes and speed, including an introduction to the Open Close technique. Click here to register for this class!

Vinny Valentino
Groove Workshop for Drums, Bass, Guitar, Vocals, and Keys

Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 9:00 am PT
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 8 (out of 10)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Guitarist Vinny Valentino has played guitar and composed in Steve Smith's band Vital Information for 15 years. He has composed tunes for guitar legend George Benson, and he has been Musical Director at Drum Fantasy Camp since 2007, and runs PlayAlongMusic.com. In this highly intimate class (limited to 10), you will either play live or record yourself (on drums, bass, guitar, keys, or vocals) using play along tracks that Vinny will provide. Vinny will then coach you on your groove or swing choices and the group will share the information collectively. Click here to register for this class!

Aquiles Priester: Double Bass and Hand Technique for Heavy Metal

Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 9:00 am PT
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 12 (out of 15)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Aquiles Priester has quickly become a legend in the heavy metal community. His playing defines the genre with passion and excitement. In this class, Aquiles will teach his technical approach to achieving speed, precision and control with your hands and your feet. Click here to register for this class!

So what's this all about?

The Groove Masters is you source for LIVE master classes with the world's greatest musicians. Classes are three hours long and are limited to 20 or less participants. Just like an in-person master class, you'll have the chance to interact directly with your teacher. Unlike live classes, you can sit in the comfort and safety of your own home. Classess are designed for players of all levels. All you need is a camera or device that will allow you to show the instructor what you are doing. We have provided some best practices for audio/video on our registration page. Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube for announcements about new classes!

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