Stanton Moore
"Improve Your Groove"

Includes a 20% Hudson Music Discount!

Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:00 am PT
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 14 (out of 20)
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 register for this class!

Dave Weckl
"Hand Technique and Balance"

Date: Wednesday, August 19 at 9am PT
Length: 3 hrs.
Spots Available: 12 (out of 15)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Iconic drummer Dave Weckl will run a three hour master class on Zoom. The subject will be announced later this week! IMPORTANT: Dave's classes sell out. Click here to register for this class!

ENCORE! Second Class Added!
Todd Sucherman
"Orchestrating Rudiments & Stickings"

Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 9:00 am PT
Length: 3 hours
Spots Left: 33 (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! The first class sold out - register today to ensure you get a spot. Click here to register for this class!

Mike Mangini
Master Class

Includes a 20% Hudson Music Discount!

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

Mike Mangini is well-known for the creative coordination in his playing with artists such as  Dream Theater, Extreme, and Steve Vai.  This class includes a 20% discount on select Mike Mangini Hudson Music products. A coupon code will come after you complete your class! Click here to be notiefied when Mike 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!

Janek Gwizdala:
Groove Ideas for Drummers and Bassists

Date: TBA
Length: 3 hrs.
Spots Left: 10 (out of 10)
Levels: all playing levels
Cost: $149

Bass master and multi-instrumentalist Janek Gwizdala (Mike Stern/Jojo Mayer) will demonstrate how drummers and bass players can work together to create an amazing backbone of groove. He'll play tracks, break them down, get everyone involved in the discussion, and then send you the tracks afterward so that you can work on them!  Click here to be notified when Vinny's next class is scheduled!

Yoni Madar
"Motion and Coordination"

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

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!
Tom Kennedy Class

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

A legend in the bass world, Tom Kennedy is well known as the backbone of the Dave Weckl Band and many of Dave Weckl's projects. But Tom has garnered acclaim working with dozens of artists on both electric and upright bass, including: Mike Stern, Michael Brecker, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, Simon Phillips, Steve Gadd, David Sanborn, and so many more.  Click here to join Tom's interest list and we'll let you know when this class opens for registration!

COMING SOON!
Steve Weingart Class

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

Steve Weingart is one of the most respected keyboardist/pianists on the scene today. Arriving in Los Angeles and teaching at Musicians Institute, Steve quickly hooked on with the Dave Weckl Band, Steve Lukather, Soul Bop, and Simon Phillips. Steve is both thoughtful and exciting as a performer - and he is also a gifted composer across  many genres.  Click here to join Steve'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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