John Otto of Limp Bizkit explains his decision to start an online music school
BIZKIT BOX drummer Jean Otto is preparing to launch his own online music school where his lessons will cater to all skill levels, from beginner drummers to experts.
Said Otto: “We will offer cutting edge technology that will give each of my students an individual experience unlike any other platform and each student will have direct access to me. “
Talk to Entrepreneur.com, Otto explained how the idea for the online music school came about: “The pandemic has been an eye opener for many entrepreneurs like me. When we were all forced to stay at home, many people had to think outside the box to overcome the limited options to continue with their careers. Lower operating expenses and a greater reach of customers make online businesses more attractive than face-to-face business. “
In a separate interview with Jason rockman from Canada iHeart Radio, Otto explained his decision to launch the online music school, saying (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “I had the honor of studying with some great drummers growing up. I used to mow lawns to get my drums money back. And I had a lot of support from my parents, obviously. But, yeah, a few great guys – Rick kirkland, he played for Ray charles, I took private lessons with him. And another guy named Jimmy Glenn Sr. And this guy was the old fashioned big band-slash-funk type. He chain-smoked Pall Mall cigarettes and slap my arms on a small workout pad kit. And I was like, “Is this legal?” But that was in the ’80s and early’ 90s where you could basically do anything I guess. They were a great inspiration and helped me in my young musical life. And I just feel like it’s time to do it for other people. And I always wanted to teach, but I didn’t have time to do it or I was just a little afraid to stick my toe in. But I think now is the time. It feels good, especially after my 40s made my head spin. “
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