"Play like you mean it”
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Michael Tate has been a professional drum instructor for over 20 years and as a performer, has worked with many artists in the Jazz, R&B, Pop, Gospel and Latin genres. He is a composer and bandleader for the 2X Grammy nominated group 3D Rhythm of Life.
His notable appearances have included:
The Apollo Theater
Avery Fisher Hall
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Michael teaches all levels of drumming with a focus on MUSIC! Learn it right the first time and enjoy the instrument.
He has studied with Master drummers: Jim Chapin, Yogi Horton and at William Paterson College and Rutgers University.