Why not add C&L contributor Mike Finnigan to the mix. The guy played on a Hendrix album!
I know.... when I was teaching my kid to play, I took him to hear Garibaldi talk and play at Drummers Collective - New York
This is where tests should be required - written, simulation, and a single real "live fire" test before they're deemed capable and they'll be monitored the entire time.
DO get started....don't just talk Sons...dadgummit, post a song of theirs.
Can you post "You're Still a Young Man" please?