About John Lamb


John Lamb offers drum lessons for those wishing to learn to play drums and rhythm lessons for non-drummers wanting to improve their sense of rhythm. He has a Masters in Education, graduate level certificates in eLearning, Training and Devleopment and Teaching Adults. He also holds a B.S. in Music, Psychology and Biology.

John has performed the drums professionally around the US and Asia since he was 14.  He’s have studied with Bernard Purdie (Steely Dan Aretha Franklin, James Brown) and Rodney Holmes (Santana, Wayne Shorter).

His most recent books is Anatomy of Drumming, which joins Start Playing Drums and A Matter Of Time.  Currently he teaches privately in SW Portland, at Oregon Episcopal School (currently ranked #14 in the US) and Youth Music Project – a nonprofit in West Linn, OR where he teaches sliding scale music lessons and classes.

John Lamb

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. 



Praise for his most recent book, Anatomy of Drumming: 

“This book is amazing!” Thomas Pridgen
“I Love it!” John “J.R.” Robinson
“Itz mad cool” Chris Dave

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