There are great players who aren't great teachers. Not everyone is equally able to share their knowledge and skills with students. One thing you can do is tell him/her that you want to take a break from lessons, and then do some due diligence finding a more appropriate and/or qualified teacher.
Here's another point of view from a musician/patent attorney:
"Tribute bands are covered under the same licensing agreements as cover bands and other live musical performers. These performances do not infringe upon the rights of the copyright owner when done with permission. The three major...
Grady Tate’s shuffle on Organ Grinder’s Swing is the hardest grooving shuffle I’ve ever heard. It doesn’t hurt that’s he’s playing with Jimmy Smith. Note that the shuffle is only on the ride cymbal. He’s playing 1 and & of 2 on bass drum, and cross stick on 4.