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David C.

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Pasadena, CA (91101)

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David's Tutoring Subjects

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Composition (Music)

I studied Jazz Composition/Arrangement at the University of California, San Diego. I have experience composing my own music, leading my own bands in playing original compositions, as well as arranging for a variety of music. I'm also very familiar with music notation software used to produce quality, professional lead sheets, full band charts, and arrangements.

Drums

I have been studying and performing on Latin percussion, world percussion, and drumkit for 7 years. I have playing professionally since the age of 16 and hold a B.A. in Jazz Studies as well as currently attend a graduate program in Afro-Latin Music studies. I have tutored music in the past as well as currently. I have played both drum kit and/or Latin percussion with internationally recognized percussionists since the age of 17 in Latin, Funk, Jazz, and Pop settings.

Ear Training

I have been studying and performing on Latin percussion, world percussion, and drum kit for 7 years. I have playing professionally since the age of 16 and hold a B.A. in Jazz Studies as well as currently attend a graduate program in Afro-Latin Music studies. I have tutored music in the past as well as currently. While in undergraduate Jazz studies, I continuously studied ear training to further my understanding of theory and performance.

General Music

I have playing music professionally since the age of 16 and hold a B.A. in Jazz Studies as well as currently attend a graduate program in Afro-Latin Music studies. I have tutored music in the past as well as currently. While in undergraduate Jazz studies, I continuously studied ear training to further my understanding of theory and performance as well as studied composition and arranging under internationally known music professors.

Music Theory

I have been studying and performing on latin percussion, world percussion, and drumkit for 7 years. I have playing professionally since the age of 16 and hold a B.A. in Jazz Studies as well as currently attend a graduate program in Afro-Latin Music studies. I have tutored music in the past as well as currently. While in undergraduate Jazz studies, I continuously studied ear training to further my understanding of theory and performance. I also studied composition and arranging under internationally known music professors as well as studied classical piano (for a short while) and Jazz Piano during my studies.

Piano

I have been playing piano for 4 years and have studied Jazz and Latin styles. While completing my undergraduate studies at UCSD, I studied classical piano for a short while, then emphasized my study to Jazz Piano, studying under faculty who've played for Jazz, Motown, and Pop icons. In addition to Jazz Piano, I study Latin styles of performance such as Salsa and Timba.

Songwriting

I have been studying and performing on Latin percussion, world percussion, and drumkit for 7 years. I have playing professionally since the age of 16 and hold a B.A. in Jazz Studies as well as currently attend a graduate program in Afro-Latin Music studies. I have tutored music in the past as well as currently. While in undergraduate Jazz studies, I continuously studied composition and arranging under internationally known music professors. In addition, I have written about 15 original songs for ensembles ranging from trios to 15 piece salsa bands.

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