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Robert Lee


Teaches Drum Set

“It’s the honesty you apply to your playing that makes music enjoyable. The style of the music has little to do with it. It’s only honesty makes it beautiful.” – Elvin Jones

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Areas of Instruction

Drum Set


University of New Orleans (1992-93) - Jazz Studies, Southwestern Illinois College - (2019-20) - Music Technology, Studied privately with: Joe Morello (Dave Brubeck), John Riley (Manhattan School of Music), Ricky Sebastian (Jaco Pastorius, Dr. John)

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Musical Interests

Drum set performance in all styles, Music composition and production

Performance Experience

International touring and recording experience. Cruise ship drummer (show band), 30+ years, Full-time professional drummer with experience playing most musical styles

Specialties / Genres Taught

Blues, Jazz, Funk, Rock, R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop, Country

Teaching Experience

Rob started teaching immediately after finishing high school while living in Canada. He has stayed active teaching private lessons on a casual basis throughout his musical career. Since moving to the St Louis area in 2016, he's been teaching regularly, first at Accent Music (2017-2018) and then at Music & Arts (2019-present).

About Robert Lee

Rob Lee is an in-demand professional drummer best known in recent years for his touring and recording work with Mike Zito & The Wheel (Ruf Records). His versatility, strong groove playing and assertive yet supportive style have led to touring and recording opportunities with many well known and up-and-coming artists in the Gulf Coast and Texas regions. After residing and working in New Orleans for nearly 20 years, Rob recently relocated to the St. Louis area where he maintains a busy schedule of recording, local gigs, touring, teaching, composing and producing. Rob proudly endorses Gretsch Drums and Gibraltar Hardware.

Check out more about Rob at his website,

Fairview Heights IL Music & Arts 618-622-1726 FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS IL