Hi, I’m John Lamb.

I teach drum lessons in Portland, OR to kids and adults of all skill levels. If you aren’t in Portland, I sometimes travel. I’ve taught clinics and master classes around the US and Canada. Most of these clinics are centered around developing healthy, effective technique. This was the subject of my most recent book, Anatomy of Drumming, which was on Amazon’s Bestsellers list for over a year reaching as high as #2. Besides books, I write regularly for DRUM! Magazine on drum technique and have an upcoming feature in Computer Music Magazine on Groove Science. You can also check out my Instagram channel and blog. 

I’ve got a Masters in Education, graduate-level certificates in eLearning, Training and Development and Teaching Adults. And a B.S. in Music, Psychology and Biology. (I like school.) I studied with Bernard Purdie (Steely Dan Aretha Franklin, James Brown).  I endorse Remo Drum Heads. 


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Drum Lessons w/ John Lamb

John offers drum lessons for both kids and adults, group lessons, family lessons, rock band classes, as well as beginner bass, guitar and piano lessons. 

John Lamb has published three books and writes for DRUM! Magazine and Computer Music Magazine. Click on a link below for more information.
UPDATE: John has released a new chapter for Anatomy of Drumming. You can read it here