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Jesse Hughes

Drum Lessons | Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Qualifications: Bachelor of Music - Jazz
  • Pricing: $25 for 30mins or $20 for 30 min with community services card. Lessons at students home by negotiation.
  • Styles: Contemporary Music - Rock - Jazz - Latin - country/Folk
  • Suitability: 5 years to any age. Beginner through to professional.


Jesse Hughes is an experienced Tutor and performer with a passion for sharing his skills and techniques to the next generation.

Jesse is a local performer in and around the Christchurch music scene. His studies in Rock/Jazz styles have enabled him to travel the globe playing music. Playing since the age of 11 in his parents local church Jesse has grown up as a self directed learner intent on figuring out this thing called music.

In 2012 Jesse graduated from the local Jazz college with a Degree in Jazz music.

Since 2013 after his return from Europe Jesse has been teaching privately and publicly through the ministry of education for the last 5 years achieving great results. With his ability to focus and explain whats needed for courses deadlines and assessments, Jesse has helped his student to pass with flying colours, with most achieving Excellence or Merit at a minimum.



Teaching Info

Jesse has written his own curriculum to share with his students, which involves developing a strong core of skills in relation to music.

Such as:

*learning fundamental skills (rudiments and ABC’s of drumming)

*Listening skills


*Grade studies (if required)

*Self directed learning

* Goal and relevance

Private lessons held in Music studio

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