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Please note that Jim's current basic hourly rate for teaching on an individual basis is 35 per hour, as suggested by the Musicians' Union (the packages below offer large savings). Please email for more information on group rates. Gift certificates are available for the 2, 5 and 12 hour packages upon request.

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Two lesson taster. Great to see if drumming is for you or just to get a little knowledge about playing drum kit. Get started with a lesson on simple grooves plus a follow up to make sure you're on the right path. Save 18 on the usual price. 50

5 for 4*. Pay for 4 one hour lessons and receive 5, plus a copy of Jim's Drumset For Beginners book, and a pair of Vic Firth sticks - saving you roughly 74. Offer in detail on Jim's blog. 120

12 for 10*. Pay for 10 one hour lessons and receive 12, plus a copy of Jim's Drumset For Beginners book, and a pair of Vic Firth sticks - saving you roughly 132. 300

*Note, these deal prices are still based on 2010 prices of 30 per hour making them even better value. 5 for 4 and 12 for 10 offers are only valid once per student and only one of the two offers is available per student. Prices updated for September 2018.

Drumset For Beginners. Buy Jim's book Drumset for Beginners , published globally by Alfred Publishing (UK). Please select the appropriate region for delivery. All prices include postage and packaging.

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