Joe Salles is a drum teacher teaching as J.S. Drum Instruction. He has played drums for almost 40 years and has taught for 25 years. Joe had done many live shows and recordings in the Bay Area.Sacramento and L.A.areas. He also has performed in 9 different states.In 1994, he hosted"Percussion Workshop" a Lodi area public access cable show that ran syndicated for 6 years! All the more amazing considering only 24 episodes were recorded, all in 1994!

After the births of his three sons, he devoted more time to teaching. He is also a busy clinician. He uses a myriad of method books. He also uses his own progressive and advanced techniques as well. He, along with all of these method books, teaches rudimental, syncopated and stick control along with bass drum control techniques.

Along with the aforementioned techniques, he teaches all different styles ranging from hip-hop to jazz to rock, heavy metal, funk blues and many more! He can ,for those who have total inability to read music (the world's greatest drummer, Buddy Rich could not read a note with Henry Adler as his teacher in the 1940's) he can teach by way of ear and common English writings. He will,for a fee, tune your drum-set to its maximum resonant and tone capabilities! To the new drummer, he can assemble your new drum kit out of the box(es) it comes in and tune it!

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • All styles from metal to jazz to funk to blues!

Payment Options

  • Cash Only, Money Orders, Personal Checks, personal checks must be local with local phone number

Contact Details

  City Tracy, CA
  Zip Code 95304
  Address 21655 S.Corral Hollow Rd
  Phone Number (209) 346-5329

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