Drum Lessons in Portland Oregon​ W/ Doug Smith



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The Rhythm Lab 

meet Doug Smith founder and owner 

For 12 years Doug traveled the globe playing drums, percussion, and vibraphone with Portland’s Pink Martini. Doug was also a member of the 1985 World Champion Garfield Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps. His education includes a degree in Percussion Performance from the University of Oregon where he studied with the late Charles Dowd being awarded a partial scholarship. His other teachers include. Dr. Peter Tanner of the University of Massachusetts. Thomas P. Hannum of the Garfield Cadets as well as Michael Spiro. Doug now dedicates his time to teaching people of all ages the art of percussion and drumming with an emphasis on playing and learning because it’s fun. Doug specializes in many different styles 

of drumming. Rock, Funk, , Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and Classical. He is also an expert at independence and rudimental technique! 



 Call Doug

971 212 3701 

Check out Doug's skills!