ENCORE! (first class sold out)
Mark Guiliana
"The Art of Improvising"

Date: Sunday, October 25 at 9am PT
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: SOLD OUT!
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Mark Guiliana has brought a whole new vernacular to the drums. Well known for his work on David Bowie's "Blackstar," plus John Scofield, Avishai Cohen, and Brad Meldhau, Guiliana blends virtuosic rhythms with acoustic and electronic drums.  In this interactive class, Mark will work directly with participants on exercises to expand your vocabulary and creativity in the moment. After your class, we'll send you a 20% discount code for Mark's best-selling book/DVD: "Exploring Your Creativity on the Drumset!" Click here to be notified when Mark adds a new class!

ENCORE! (first class sold out)
Dave DiCenso
"Fluid Fills and Musical Phrasing"

Saturday, October 31 at 9am PT
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: SOLD OUT!
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Dave DiCenso is the ultimate combination of musical feel, exciting execution, music industry demand, and academics. A longtime teacher at Berklee, DiCenso has recorded/toured with with: John Petrucci, Josh Groban, Steve Morse, Hiromi, Carole King, and more. In this class,  Dave will share his method for creating a deeper drumming vocabulary. He'll show you how rudiments can be seen as a set of words that can be used in the right context to communicate more musically.  You'll get lots of personal attention in this class of just 15! Click here to be notified when Dave adds another class!

Todd Sucherman
"Orchestrating Rudiments & Stickings"

TBD
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 15 (out of 15)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Todd Sucherman is a consistent Modern Drummer Readers Poll winner for good reason. His creative drumming has fueled Styx for more than 20 years, and his best-selling Methods and Mechanics series has inspired drummers worldwide. In this class, Todd will show you how to use rudiments and creative stickings to fuel your creativity on the drumset. You'll get lots of personal attention in this class of just 15!  PLEASE NOTE: Todd's classes sell out quickly. Click here to be notified when this class is scheduled!

Stanton Moore
"Improve Your Groove"

Includes a 20% Hudson Music Discount!

Date: TBD
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 15 (out of 15)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Stanton Moore is the groove master behind the amazing New Orleans-based band, Galactic. In this class, Stanton will demonstrate how to get funky with a combination of technical approaches and, more importantly, musical approaches. He'll also answer your questions about key New Orleans specific styles. This class includes a 20% discount on select Stanton Moore Hudson Music products. A coupon code will come after you complete your class! Click here to be notified when Stanton schedules his next class!

Dave Garibaldi
"Creativity and Process"

Date: TBA
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 15 (out of 15)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Dave Garibaldi, the legendary drummer of Tower of Power for 50 years, is a quintessential master of Groove. In this class, Dave will demonstrate some of his favorite grooves along with coordination exercises to help execute them on drumset. This class includes a 20% discount on Dave's titles: "Breaking the Code" and "The Code of Funk" from Hudson Music. A coupon code will come after you complete your class! Click here to be notifed when Dave adds a new class!

Peter Erskine: Playing with Brushes

Date: TBA
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 15 (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 be notified when registration opens!

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

Date: TBA
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 10 (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 be notified when Vinny's next class is scheduled!

COMING SOON!
Simon Phillips Master Class

Date: TBA
Length: 3 hrs.
Spots Left: 15 (out of 15)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Iconic drummer Simon Phillips will offer an intimate master class through The Groove Masters.  Click here to join Simon's interest list and we'll let you know when this class opens for registration!

COMING SOON!
Benjamin Shepherd Class

DATE: TBA
Length: 3 hrs.
Spots Left: 12 (out of 12)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Benjamin Shepherd is one of the most in-demand bass players out there. Based in Los Angeles, Benjamin toured with American Idol's David Archuleta and has toured or recorded with Dave Weckl, Peter Erskine, Kendrick Lamar, Lee Ritenour, Chance The Rapper, Billy Childs, Virgil Donati, Mike Stern, and many more. Click here to join Benjamin's interest list and we'll let you know when this class opens for registration!

COMING SOON!
Chad Wackerman Class

DATE: TBA
Length: 3 hrs.
Spots Left: 12 (out of 12)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Chad Wackerman is one of the most versatile drummers on the planet. Well-known for his work with Frank Zappa and Allan Holdsworth, Chad defines the term "first call." A music-first drummer with superior reading skills, Chad ihas shared the studio and stage with Steve Vai, Andy Summers, Men at Work, Steven Wilson, and so many more. He was a very popular instructor at the 2019 Drum Fantasy Camp. Click here to join Chad's interest list and we'll let you know when this class opens for registration!

COMING SOON!
Gergo Borlai Class

DATE: TBA
Length: 3 hrs.
Spots Left: 12 (out of 12)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Gergo Borlai's long and steady career in his home country of Hungary has exploded into worldwide acclaim. Based in Los Angeles, Borlai regularly performs with the likes of Gary Willis, Scott Kinsey, Walt Fowler, Bob Mintzer, Al DiMeola, Hadrien Feraud, and many more. He was also a very popular teacher at the 2019 Drum Fantasy Camp.  Click here to join Gergo's interest list and we'll let you know when this class opens for registration!

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 just 15 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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