drumming lessons


John plays DW drums, Paiste cymbals, Gope world percussion,

Berkeley Box works cajon & Remo percussion

John Waller teaches and plays drum set and hand drums.  He plays jazz, blues, rock & world music and recently played with Cuban pianist Chuchito Valdez.  John's creative rhythmic touch has received the attention of master musicians and composers like Habib Khan, David Correa & Cascada, Viviana Guzman, Brian Kelly, Rebbesoul, Ya Elah, James Robinson, Moh Alilech, Tim Campbell, The Dunes, Flowtilla, Vince Welnick, Mark Holzinger, Saul Kaye, Michael Smollens and shows his diverse musical universe.  He can show you how to play drum set, read music and have a lot of fun playing along to CDs, playing with me on bass guitar and learning a way to learn the coordinations quickly while enjoying the process.

BA Arts/Business San Francisco State University 1989

Ali Akbar Khan School of Music


Ashkenaz Africa CD w/ Moh Alileche

Brian Kelly, Pools of Light CD

Flowtilla, Waves & Particles CD

Groove.Org Organic Groove CD

Rebbesoul, Change the World with a Sound CD

Elana Jagoda, Uri Uri CD

DRUM SET LESSONS in your home

for students living in the east bay Walnut Creek, Concord, Clayton, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, Pittsburg, Antioch and as far as Brentwood

See John’s live Music Events PageLive_Music_Events.html