John Lamb

John Lamb

John Lamb is the founder of Backbeat Music Academy. He’s taught for over 20 years, has a Masters in Education, graduate-level certificates in eLearning, Training and Development and Teaching Adults. And a B.S. in Music, Psychology and Biology. He has also studied with Bernard Purdie (Steely Dan Aretha Franklin, James Brown).

John has teaches nationally, doing clinics and master classes around the US and Canada. Most of these clinics are centered around developing healthy, effective technique. These are the center of a his books, Anatomy of Drumming, which was on Amazon’s Bestsellers list for over 2 years reaching as high as #2 and Anatomy of Guitar Playing which just came out this year. He also writes regularly for DRUM! Magazine and Computer Music Magazine. John endorses Remo Drum Heads and Tama Drums. Visit Backbeat Music Academy for more information about John and his program.


ID Course Name Duration Start Date
Rock Band for Musicians (WK6-AM-7/29-8/2) 9am-12:45pm July 29, 2019
Rock Band Camp! (WK6-PM-7/29-8/2) 1pm-4pm July 29, 2019
Try Everything Band: Intro to Music Making (WK4-PM-7/15-7/19) 1pm-4pm July 15, 2019
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