• Past and Present Testimonials

    Past and Present Testimonials

    As a testament to and proof of the amazing work that Jim Ferris has done, see the list of organizations below that his students, both past and present, have associated […]

  • The Basic Drum Kit Components

    The Basic Drum Kit Components

    Kick, Snare, Hi-Hat These three make up the basic components in any and all drum sets. They are the core of most rhythms and are arguably the most important of […]

  • The Importance of the Drum

    The Importance of the Drum

    Animal drumming Drums are so diverse that their use goes beyond humans as the drums are also used in the animal kingdom. For example, Macaque monkeys drum certain objects in […]

  • History of the Drum

    History of the Drum

    The drum belongs to the percussion family, and according to the Hornbostel-Sachs classification system, it is a membranophone. The composition of the instrument include at least one membrane which is […]

  • About Jim Ferris

    About Jim Ferris

    Jim Ferris was born in 1955 in Coventry. His passion for music started at a very young age and drove him to study drumming at the Coventry School of Music […]

  • Outside the Classroom

    Outside the Classroom

    Practice Students should be prepared to practice (at minimum) three to four times a week for at least twenty minutes each time (i.e. 1-1.5 hours total per week minimum). The […]

  • DRUMSTYLE Lessons and Session

    DRUMSTYLE Lessons and Session

    The lessons at DRUMSTYLE vary in content and difficulty depending on the student. Jim tailors his lessons to the needs and goals of the students. The lessons are consistent in […]

  • DRUMSTYLE Prices and Fees

    DRUMSTYLE Prices and Fees

    Jim offers extremely intense, thorough lessons that guarantee success and progress and his fees reflect this. The £15 fee is based on recommended rates for professional lessons. This fee is […]