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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: May, 2017
May 31, 2017

Damon and Marcos interview Marcie Chapa and talk about her upbringing in Houston, her move to the West Coast, her time with Beyoncé, as well as stints with Juvenile, CeeLo and others. There's a bunch of music news, product reviews, a tribute to Gregg Allman and more!

May 23, 2017

This is the first half of the interview with Camilo. They talk about him playing with Eddie Palmieri and their residency at Subrosa, How influential his mom was as well as his start at the Boys Harbor School in Harlem. They also talk about music news, the Billboard Music Awards and the new Facebook and Instagram algarhythms. 

May 17, 2017

Damon and Marcos interview Eguie Castrillo and talk about him growing up in Puerto Rico with other master percussionists, teaching at Berklee and his Latin Big Band. They also shoutout the percussion ensemble Nexus, review a new music reader from Japan, talk music news and answer a listener letter. 

May 10, 2017

Damon interviews Stefon Harris, and talks about his Harmony Cloud App, his new position at the Manhattan School of Music, his new album he's currently recording and more. Damon and Marcos, talk about music news, and an iconic recording, as well as a new product review. 

May 2, 2017

Damon interviews Andy Tamulynas, the Category Manager of both Vic Firth and Zildjian drumsticks and mallets. They talk about how the sticks are made, packaged and shipped, how they are reducing their carbon footprint and more. Damon and Marcos talk about how NPR and PBS are saved from budget cuts, NoLa Jazz fest, Cinco de Mayo, the Kentucky Derby, Spotify, the failed Fyre Festival, the new Remo Bucket Drumheads and other music news. 

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