Private drum lessons are given by my Dad, "Stormin' Norman" Allred.


Norman Allred has been teaching drums for over 25 years.  He is currently playing with the Fantastic Shakers.  Past bands he has played with include Soul Central Band,  Tuck, Vern & Norm, Lacy Green,  Last Resort Band, OSMR, Big Bump & the Stun Gunz, The Carter Bros Band, East Coast Rivieras, and the Part Time Party Time Band. He does freelancing with area bands and studios, and is also the drummer for First Wesleyan Church.

Lessons are generally 30 minutes, given on a weekly basis.  Norman's teaching priorities begin with rudiments and reading music.  The youngest suggested age to begin lessons is around six.  Norman accepts student of all ages and abilities.

Norman is a member of the Percussive Arts Society and Professional Drum Teachers Guild

For more information on private drum instruction e-mail

Thanks for your interest!