James Sharp, drum tutor.

James Sharp, drum tutor. Professional drum tuition, for all ages & levels.

As a student or parent, you can be assured of the following when choosing James as a tutor:
Structured, modular learning

- Clear, simple, good value pricing

- Regular feedback on student’s progress

- Pro-quality drums, cymbals and sound systems used

- Enjoyable, fun and effective lessons

James has been playing drums since 1986. He has played all over the U.K, and has played drums and percussion on three well-received albums by singer-songwriter Nicky Swann.
He has also written on motivation and practice for Modern Drummer, the world's most widely read drum magazine.

James became a Drumsense tutor in 2008, and now teaches a very healthy roster of private students of various ages & levels, as well as several schools working as a peripatetic tutor.

James uses Yamaha acoustic drums, along with Protection Racket cases & Roland electronics.
He is also a proud endorser of Istanbul Mehmet cymbals, & is on their team of UK educators.

James is married with three children, and lives in Totnes, Devon.
Teaching location: Totnes

Email: james.sharp@drumsense.com

Phone 1: 01803 414151

Phone 2: 07888 898925

View my website http://www.jamessharpdrums.co.uk/

My Location

James Sharp Drums

Unit 14, Brook House

Telephone: 07888 898 925
Email: drumting@gmail.com
Website: http://www.jamessharpdrums.co.uk/

Profile Details

My News

Crowdfunding for drums at Stoke Fleming Primary School / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-07-27T00:00:00Z">Thu 27 Jul 2017</span>Crowdfunding for drums at Stoke Fleming Primary School / Thu 27 Jul 2017

The drums at Stoke Fleming Primary School are in vital need of repairs & renewals. UK schools are currently facing savage cuts to their budgets, with music and the arts being particularly badly affected. Most schools no...

Reviews / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-06-14T00:00:00Z">Wed 14 Jun 2017</span>Reviews / Wed 14 Jun 2017

Update to the reviews page.

Crowdfunding new drums for Park School / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2016-09-21T00:00:00Z">Wed 21 Sep 2016</span>Crowdfunding new drums for Park School / Wed 21 Sep 2016

I'm raising funds for a new Yamaha Manu Katche Junior drum set with Istanbul Mehmet cymbals for Park School in Dartington, Devon. Having been lucky enough to teach at Park for the last 7 years, I've seen some brilliant...

My Events

Drum Tuition with Colin Woolway, Totnes, April 2020 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-04-25T00:00:00Z">Sat 25</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2020-04-26T00:00:00Z">Sun 26 Apr 2020</span> <span>(2 days)</span>Drum Tuition with Colin Woolway, Totnes, April 2020 / Sat 25 to Sun 26 Apr 2020 (2 days)

Drumsense founder Colin Woolway will be making a welcome return to Devon this April, giving individual lessons on Saturday 25th & 26th. Lessons cost £50 for an hour, £80 for a 2 hour session. Please call 07888 8989...

Steve White Teaching Weekend, September 2019 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-09-21T00:00:00Z">Sat 21</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-09-22T00:00:00Z">Sun 22 Sep 2019</span> <span>(2 days)</span>Steve White Teaching Weekend, September 2019 / Sat 21 to Sun 22 Sep 2019 (2 days)

Steve will be making a welcome return to Devon this September, offering individual lessons on Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd.

Teaching Weekend with Robert Brian / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-08-04T00:00:00Z">Sat 04</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2018-08-05T00:00:00Z">Sun 05 Aug 2018</span> <span>(2 days)</span>Teaching Weekend with Robert Brian / Sat 04 to Sun 05 Aug 2018 (2 days)

Following the success of last year, I'm very pleased to welcome Rob back for another weekend of tuition, over Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th August 2018. Individual lessons are priced at £50 per hour, or £80 for 2 hours. L...

My Opportunities

Funded opportunities for young drummers. / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2013-11-20T00:00:00Z">Wed 20 Nov 2013</span>Funded opportunities for young drummers. / Wed 20 Nov 2013

Are you a kit drummer (13-18 years) who wants stand out fr0m the rest? Here's your chance. We have four fully funded places on our Future Leaders scheme for young kit players to explore vibrant, funky, complex Afro-Brazi...

My Videos

Moving the millMoving the mill

A short exercise sent to a fellow drum tutor, demonstrating how to move the flam through 4 permutations of a single paradiddle.

Steve White - &quot;Whitey vs. New Order&quot;Steve White - "Whitey vs. New Order"

Steve White tackles Blue Monday at Dartington, March 2011.

Steve White - &quot;Whitey vs. Kraftwerk&quot;Steve White - "Whitey vs. Kraftwerk"

Steve White performing live at Dartington, 2011.

My Spaces

James Sharp, Drum Tutor studio, Totnes.James Sharp, Drum Tutor studio, Totnes.

Brand new drum tuition studio, with full acoustic treatment & soundproofing. The only truly purpose-built drum tuition studio in South Devon.