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Derek Briones teaches foundational to intermediate drums (full kit) at Phil Circle Music Chicago.

He has seven years of experience as a professional drummer, having had the pleasure of performing with various groups in the Chicagoland area. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

"Whether you are new to playing drums, or you seek to improve your drumming chops, I am happy to help. My goal for my students is to help them build strong fundamentals. I am looking forward to sharing my passion and knowledge with you during our lessons together!"

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