Dan has years of experiences teaching drums to beginner drummers, and holds a B.A. in Psychology from TCNJ (The College of New Jersey). Dan is the author of the books Rhythm 101 & Drumopedia, which are written in a way that makes it simpler, more fun and less intimidating for beginner drummers. Dan is also the book editor for a Grammy-Winning Drummer & Music Director (2012), and has been selected for a couple of the world's biggest drumming events (2009)/conferences (2012). Dan has had students travel in from all areas of NJ and the surrounding states.
Dan in Percussive Notes Magazine
"One of the best, most useful and well-written drum instruction books I've seen in years ... a worthy must" - (Rick Corwin - 35 Year Veteran/Vic Firth Team Drum Educator) --Veteran New York Drum Teacher
"His [Dan's] book is a must for the forward thinking drummer" - Mike Clark (Drumming Innovator/Great, Herbie Hancock) --Drumming Great
"After years of teaching and finding it hard to locate one good beginner book, I recently decided to start using Dan's book exclusively for my beginning drummers." - Jeff Fite (Performer/Teacher) --Drum Teacher at Music Workshop, Illinois
"Drumopedia is making waves of progress over here in Australia Dan. Great book for teacher and student." - Ben Rickey (Performer/Drum Teacher) --Drum Educator in Australia
"THE best and most user friendly book for the beginning drummer! Awesome!" - Linda McDonald (Drummer of The Iron Maidens) --Award-Winning Drummer
Intermediate Levels Welcome: Some Drummers seek to increase their vocabulary in fills, learn new styles, enhance their facility on the drumset, and get much better in general.
Advanced/Pro Levels Welcome: Some Drummers specifically want to learn advanced hand techniques from Dan, and drive distances.
Because of Increased Global Interest for Lessons with Dan and DVD Requests, You Can Now Get on Dan's List for Future WebCam (Skype) and/or Video Clip Lessons from Anywhere in The World.
*If you live in, or are visiting the Northern New Jersey or Bergen County area, e-mail Dan or call (201) 306-4239 for information on setting up a drum lesson in Dumont/Closter, NJ. For those coming a distance, appointments can be set up that are longer and less frequent. Governed by a patient and flexible teaching approach, lessons are customized to the age, level and objectives of the individual. Dan is a member of The National Tutor Association (NTA) and a certified substitute teacher (which included extensive background checks, submitting recommendations, transcripts, etc).
Video of Dan applying advanced hand techniques/tricks:
"Author and musician Dan Britt, known in the spiritual world for his contribution to the spiritual discipline of drumming, knows first hand the power of having a small flame lit in his spirit that led to great things." - Reverend Shawn Kafader, 10/3/04, First Congregational Church of LaGrange
View video clips of Dan's clinics: Clinic Highlights - Positive Reinforcement - Interactive Encouragement
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Dan has studied with some of the world's best drum teachers (and will be working with them on Books/TV Shows). He is also a a member of the National Tutoring Association & a Certified Substitute Teacher. Dan is authorized to award certificates of achievement authenticated by the Vic Firth company. To learn more about Dan, go to the www.DannyBritt.com Homepage. To hear his 60 second audio lessons, click here. For great quotes on teaching, click here! If you are not sure if you want drum lessons, then take a look at this!
If you are unsure where Dumont is located, here is a list of towns within 10 miles: Bergenfield, Demarest, Cresskill, Tenafly, Haworth, Closter, River Edge, New Milford, Teaneck, Englewood, Paramus, Oradell, Hackensack, Alpine, Norwood, Old Tappan, Northvale, Harrington Park, Ridgewood, River Vale, Westwood, Emerson, Fort Lee, Franklin Lakes, Hillsdale, Mahwah, Ramsey, Upper Saddle River.
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward
"I can not help but to smile when I first watch a student who has learned the necessary coordination that keeps a beat going -- a groove that will move people to dance. That is totally rewarding!! It's about finding the best path in assisting the student to maximum growth." - Dan
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