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Discussions in Percussion

A podcast hosted by Damon Grant and Marcos Torres, two NYC based percussionists interviewing other musicians who have the view from behind. Guests will be mostly other percussion players and anyone else who hits, scratches, and shakes things for a living.
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Now displaying: March, 2017
Mar 28, 2017

Damon and Marcos talk about essential apps for the working drummer/percussionist, Spotify news and interview Dr. Julie Hill. Julie is the chair of the department of music and percussion faculty of the University of Tennessee at Martin, past president of PAS and a member of the X4 Percussion Quartet and Caixa Percussion Trio and more!

Mar 21, 2017

Damon and Marcos interview multi-percussionist and cajon great Kassandra Kocoshis. They talk about her Flamenco background and transition from Chicago to L.A. They talk about the proposed budget cuts to the NEA/NEH and how to help out with trying to keep them from being eliminated. They talk about Chuck Berry, the Giovanni Hidalgo benefit this week, and some women's history.

Mar 15, 2017

Damon and Marcos interview Glenn Robertson & Rob Marino who are both Sargent First Class percussionists with the Army Field Band. They talk about the inauguration, musical careers in the military, as well as basic training. They talk music news, the Giovanni Hidalgo benefit concert, and why ATL might be the place to move to for music and the arts. 

Mar 7, 2017

Damon sits down and interviews Aaron Draper in Philly. They talk about the recent Grammys, as well as Aaron's musical background and previous gigs. Damon and Marcos talk about Women's History Month, Music News featuring Chance the Rapper, Gary Burton and the Grammy's Educator of the Year award. They also talk about the benefit for Giovanni Hidalgo in the Bronx coming up this month.

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