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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: April, 2017
Apr 25, 2017

Damon interviews Sarah Hagan in Norwell MA at Zildjian Headquarters, Damon and Marcos talk music news, and wish Tito Puente a Happy Birthday, They also talk about the March for Science, the new Drem Trigger, how Beyonce is starting a scholarship, and they answer listener letters.

Apr 18, 2017

Damon and Marcos interview Valerie Naranjo. Talk about SNL, her role with the Lion King as well as her travels to Ghana to learn about the Gyil. They also talk about Coachella, the DIY Musician Conference, Kenny Aronoff's new book, a quick review of Reflexx practice pads and traveling to Cuba for music.

Apr 12, 2017

Damon and Marcos interview Dominique Thomas before he leaves for tour with John Legend. They talk about his influences (people & music), mentors, & gigs he's had. Dom talks about studying in Africa, preparing & auditioning as well as staying motivated with navigating challenges in the music industry. Damon and Marcos also talk about some percussionists on the scene today, music news, an iconic recording and a tribute to Kim Plainfield. 

Apr 4, 2017

Damon and Marcos interview Fausto Cuevas III who is the percussionist for J. Lo, Stevie Wonder, Britney Spears, Julio Iglesias, Queen Latifah and so many more. A special music business segment is an interview with Ari Herstand of the Blog Ari's Take. Damon and Marcos also do some music news, answer some questions and more. 

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