30 Years Experience
Jon Peckman has been a professional drummer for 30 years, an instructor for 20, the published author of the drum instructional book 'Picture Yourself Drumming' and a lifelong Wallingford resident. After spending many years on the road with such regionl acts as Eight To The Bar and Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood as well as forming a band with James Taylor/Jackson Browne/Don Henley alumnus guitarist Danny Kortchmar, Jon decided to devote more of his time to helping young drummers meet their goals and have fun doing it
Jon's teaching method uses an encouraging coaching style to facilitate an emphasis on theory and reading as well as ear training, using his additional abilities as a bassist to quickly give beginners the excitment of making music. Jon's rock music based curriculum is adjusted for each individual student to ensure consistent progress.