Boothe Music Teacher Spot: Danny Smith

Learn from a Drum Instructor that has over 30 years playing and teaching over 20 years. Lessons are 30 min. or 1 hour weekly. You will learn reading music, coordination, grooves, solos, cover songs, and how to play in a band. Drumset and Marching Style drums are both offered. Recitals are twice a year. Come enjoy the fun of drums! Starting in concert band in school, Danny also had private lessons from two different instructors: Randall Beach and Jason Willard. After playing in Marching Band, Jazz Band, and Concert Band he started his own rock band which he still plays with today. Troopers Drum Corps was among many groups he played drums with including teaching the S.F. Drumline after graduation. Having instructors like Ray Luzier (from Korn) helped Danny Progress at M.I. (Musicians Institute) in Hollywood, California. Chad Smith from Red Hot Chili Peppers also attended the same college as Danny, before auditioning for the band. Danny also has experience transcribing drums for cover songs, drumlines and writing music. His Drumline in high school took 1st place nearly every single year Danny played drums. He also went to state with a snare solo piece he wrote. Then P.A.S his senior year scored a high 95 and 96 out of 100. When teaching the drumline after graduation, they also took 1st place each year. Guitar Center also had a drum off which Danny participated and played well at. For Drum Lessons, Prizes are also awarded for the most practice hours (and book material passed off); including $100 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd, $25 for 3rd. Drum book and drumsticks along with random prizes are given out at recitals. Come join private lessons to participate in the next recital in April! Spots are limited, so hurry! Anything specific you want to learn? Lessons are specified to you and your wants and needs. First lesson is free!

Interested in taking music lessons with Boothe Music? Fill out the form at this link and get started on your musical journey today!

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