Mike Alfieri is a drummer and educator from Long Island, New York now living in Baltimore, Maryland. Mike is a frequent collaborator and session drummer - writing, recording, and producing with Tomato Flower, Freaks No Geeks, Kinsmen & Strangers and many other bands.
He has worked and studied with renowned jazz artists and drum educators including John Riley, Dan Weiss, John Abercrombie, Pete Malinverni, Ralph Lalama, Richie Morales, Rich Thompson, Dom Famularo and Tom Rainey. He’s played festivals, galleries, theaters, DIY spaces and independent venues all around the US and abroad including Brooklyn Bowl, The Ottobar, Rockwood Music Hall, Weinberg Center for the Arts, Cornelia St. Cafe, Merriman’s Playhouse, and The Count Basie Theater.
Mike earned a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and a Master's degree in Jazz Studies from the Conservatory of Music at SUNY Purchase. A certified educator; Mike is the director of instrumental music at Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore and has been a featured education writer for Modern Drummer Magazine.
Drum lessons are available for all levels.
Independence and Coordination
Patterns and Combinations
Polyrhythms/Odd Meters/Metric Modulation
Curriculum and methods are individualized for the needs and goals of each student.
Lessons are $80 for a 1 hr session.
Web conferencing and payments details provided upon confirmation.
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