A professional drummer, author, and drum teacher for over 18 years, Matt has masses of experience that he passes on to each student. He has taught 1-2-1 privately, in schools, and music colleges, as well as giving drum workshops to large groups in schools, music colleges, and corporate events for several years.
He has a 1st CLass BA (Hons) in Music, has created his own syllabus, and created the My Drum Lessons syllabus as well. His studio is well equipped with acoustic and electronic drums, as well as recording facilities so each student can record themselves to build a library of their own recorded playing. He also plays keyboards so jam sessions often occur at lessons.
He is also takes students through the grades with very high success rates right up through to grade 8.
He writes for music magazines across the world such as Rhythm (UK), Drumscene (Aus), and Modern Drummer (USA), as well as having his own book published titled ‘The Drum: A History’ published by Scarecrow Press. He is currently writing a book for the same publisher to help students learn the drums.
Matt has played with many artists and bands and runs his own drum studio where he records for artists around the world. He is able to pass on his knowledge and experience of live and studio drumming to all students.
He also has a large library of video drum lessons which can be found on his Youtube channel or via his website www.mattdeanworld.co.uk.