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I began singing a capella over 10 years ago and started focusing on vocal percussion since I joined the award winning group Groovesociety. I've playing drums and beatbox all over the U.S. and Canada and have a passion for teaching my quirky yet fun and very popular art.

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Drum/Vocal Percussion Instructor Denver, CO
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Music, Beatboxing, Drums, Drummers
Work Experience:
I've been playing music since I was 10. Since then I've opened for Bonnie Raitt, Herbie Hancock, Bobby McFerrin, The Neville Brothers, Eddie Palmieri, Paquito D’Rivera, Freddy Cole, Patty Austin, The Rippingtons, Bobby Hutcherson, Jimmy Heath, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Dr. John, The Bad Plus, Paul Taylor, Nelson Rangell, Soulive, Styx, and others. I've played in front of 10 people at intimate venues, and in front of 20,000. I am the winner of the Wes Carroll award for best vocal percussionist in the 2007 Harmony Sweepstakes and have also been a part of Groovesociety who has won several awards for 4 years now. If you're willing to learn, I can teach.
Studied at Denver University's Lamont School of Music
Organizations / Affilations:
Groovesociety - a jazz a capella group (
TheSaurus - an acid-jazz hiphop group (
Matt Murphy is located in Denver, CO and has the following skills: Drum/Vocal Percussion Instructor
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Drum/Vocal Percussion Instructor

Category: Music
I am a college-trained Vocal Percussionist (or "beatboxer") and drummer and have openings for students of either. I have been teaching, performing, and doing clinics all over the U.S. and Canada for over 8 years. I'm affordable for clinics and lessons, and am more interested in teaching what I've learned over the many years of honing my skills.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Studied with Mike Marlier at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music, as well as in Auckland University studying jazz, and with Paul Romain, arguably the most prolific drummer in Denver.
Years Experience: 10