Juan Mendoza - Become A Better Student


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“It’s all about the why. If you figure out the way then you figure out purpose.”

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Juan Mendoza is a classically trained musician who is one of the smoothest, knowledgeable and musical drummers around. Hailing from New Jersey, Juan has developed his own home studio where he films his lessons, teaches his students and records for artists. The results that he manages to achieve are second to none.

In addition to being a fantastic performer, Juan is also an incredible teacher. He has filmed courses at Drumeo where he got into, what I feel, is his specialty. Rudiment applications. I highly recommend checking them out.

I wanted to have Juan on to talk about how he interprets his students and how they can become better students but this also means how can teachers become better teachers because they work hand in hand.

You Will Hear About….

  • What is it like to teach the next generation?
  • How recordings help with education?
  • How Instagram clips might be hurting our abilities.
  • Some tips on how to become better at improvising and creating.

Why Should You Listen?

Juan shares his opinion on why results may not be being met with our youth, how Instagram is foiling our ability to play through entire tracks and so much more. They are hard truths. They should be heard. This will also be a helpful episode for educators and how we can better connect with our students.

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