If you have the desire to learn how to play drums professionally, then Groove Regulators is for you!
Groove Regulators is a training academy located in Florida North on the West Rand of Johannesburg who purpose to train aspiring drummers who want to equip themselves with the skill to play at a professional level.
Our mission is to train musicians in their craft, and equip them with the skill to enter any musical situation as confident and well equipped musicians. Our course will form a strong, theory-based musical foundation within you. Groove Regulators institute emphasizes mentorship and character development and provides a platform for personal growth.
We invite YOU to come and discover the true meaning of your gifts through the art of music.
We have a variety of course options available to suit your needs and availability.
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Cleaning: Disassemble, polish and clean of drum set and hardware.
Tuning: Replace drum heads, set and tune new heads (not included, available on request).
Set-Up: Re-align and adjust according to player specifications.
Price: R 2,000 (within 50km of Gauteng area)
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Groove Regulators was founded by Andries Visser in 2003 and has since grown to be a household name in the South African Music Industry.
Andries has studied in South Africa and abroad and has done courses ranging from light music to world achieving international accreditation. He has toured both locally and internationally with various bands and has worked with artists including household names such as Louis Brittz, Reana Nel, Wian Vos, Andries Botha, Mike Slavan, Marius Marais, Maloi Hess Blues Band, Music For All Seasons, Victor Chapman, Antonio Orrico, Retief Burger, Khanyisa, Freddie Wessels, Raymond Cilliers, Mervis van der Merwe, Rhema Church, CRC Church Group and Ernie Amos.
He has also worked with international artists including Kirk Whalum, Ernie Haase, Gaither Vocal Group, Harlan Rogers, Michael Turril, Jerry McPherson, Alvin Slaughter, Michael W Smith, and many more...
Andries has had the privilege of also rubbing shoulders with some of his drumming icons such as Dennis Chambers, Lynn Williams (Phil Keagy), Chester Thompson, Peter Erskin, Carl Albregt, and Dave Weckl to name a few.
Hi I am Andy Maritz. In 2004 I embarked on a musical journey that I never thought would change my life forever. I joined the Groove Regulators and studied under coach Andries Visser doing a custom full time program that he had designed and compiled. This was a year of studying the drum kit and not only developing my playing skills but also gathering a lot of technical insights regarding the instrument. The course was very intense and I am grateful for it now because of all the hours I had to put in behind the drum set. Being full time in the industry now as a musician and a producer, I understand the value of time management and hard work. Thank you coach Andries for all your love, time and patience and thank you for developing young musicians such as myself.
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