Dave Patel

As a professional drummer, Dave has played on over 70 albums/discs, various jingles and some television work. Dave has been teaching privately for over 22 years at some of the most reputable retail/educational stores in Toronto such as Soul Drums, Drummer’s Choice, Just Drums and Kaos Music Center. He has studied at both York University and Humber College, and has had private study with Vito Rezza, Jim Blackley, and Paul DeLong.

Dave has toured with many award winning artists such as Kellylee Evans, Shakura S’Aida, Ian Crichton (Saga), JukeJoint, One and Funkasaurus. He has also recorded and performed with these artists, as well as people like Liberty Silver, Nick Blagona (Alexisonfire, Protest the Hero), and Sass Jordan.

COURSES TAUGHT:
Sight Reading I
Sight Reading II
Sight Reading III
Sight Reading IV
Sight Reading V
Sight Reading VI
Musicianship I
Musicianship II
Musicianship III
Musicianship IV
Musicianship V
Musicianship VI
Private Lesson I
Private Lesson II
Private Lesson III
Private Lesson IV
Private Lesson V
Private Lesson VI