In association with
Mr John Arkell

BA (Hons) Popular Music Studies - Leeds College of Music
A Level Music
A level Art
10 GSCE (A-C)
Instruments: Drum Kit
Production & Programming
Genre/Style(s): Pop, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Fusion, House, Hip Hop, Grime, Dubstep, Drum n Bass, RnB, Rock, Metal, Punk.
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Enjoy Drum lessons with John Arkell, a Professional, experienced touring Drummer and LCM Graduate with a broad range of friendly advice and encouragement to offer.

Studio space in Seven Sisters, East London.
Happy to travel to you anywhere within London.

- All ages welcome.
- All abilities welcome.
- Get prepared for your exams, grades & concerts.
- Get prepared for recording.
- Get prepared for your rehearsals.
- Learn how to play your favourite tracks note for note.
- Build a strong rhythmic vocabulary and be ready for any show; Pop, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Fusion, House, Hip Hop, Grime, Dubstep, Drum n Bass, RnB, Rock, Metal, Punk.
- Learn How to improvise with your beats in any style.
- Learn how to read.
- Become more efficient with your power and technique.
- Improve your co ordination and interdependence.
- Lock in with the click, backing tracks and bandmates.
- Learn how Ableton can enhance your performance and live set up.
- Learn at your own pace with customised lesson plans.
- Enjoy your favourite instrument even more!


""I consider John to be an extremely reliable, trustworthy and utterly professional person, and he demonstrates this at all times. His punctuality and hard working nature are demonstrated on a daily basis. He is a committed, thoughtful and inspiring teacher who is always eager to develop his students, with particular attention drawn to each of his learnerís specific needs and learning outcomes, this comes from Johnís thorough and careful planning and impeccable organizational skills. He is keen to pass onto others his faultless drum knowledge, his incredibly high standards of playing and his good all round musicianship.

John naturally inspires pupils to achieve their best at all times. He inspires his pupils through modeling his dedication and passion towards the instrument and caters each lesson to meet the many needs and abilities of pupilís through his expansive knowledge of musical genres and playing styles." (Mr Oliver Craze - Head of Music, Cumberland High School, Newham, London.)

Contact John

Address: Home Studio in Seven Sisters, East London. Available to travel
throughout London
Greater London
Phone: 0208 504 2568
Mobile: 07852 194 466
Fee (60 minutes): £25.00

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