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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: July, 2017
Jul 26, 2017

Damon and Marcos interview Kwame Henry Jones and discuss how he builds the various West African Drums he sells, as well as his group Infinite Roots that performs and educates others in various styles of drumming and dancing from different West African countries. There is more music news, and an iconic recording.

Jul 18, 2017

Damon and Marcos sit down with Marcelo Woloski and talk about the various instruments, implements and setups he uses with Snarky Puppy and other groups he performs with. He demonstrates some styles and techniques he's had to learn coming from Argentina to Boston to NYC. There's also music news, listener letters, and upcoming gigs. 

Jul 12, 2017

Damon and Marcos interview Travis McNabb in part 3 (of 3) in the series of setting up your home studio. In addition to playing with Sugarland, Better Than Ezra, Frankie Ballard and more, Travis has a studio called Wood Hill Recording. He talks about what goes into preparing for a session, as well as some tips to setting yourself up for success. They also talk to him about his extensive touring adventures since the age of 18. There is also music news, some new drum camps, a couple of summer tours, an education spotlight, iconic recording, and a shoutout to John Blackwell Jr. 

Jul 4, 2017

Marcos & Damon wish America a happy 241st birthday and interview Kit Karlson in part 2 (of 3) of setting up your home studio. You get to hear what the engineer likes to receive as well as some hints to make your home studio better for recording. Damon and Marcos also talk music news, and educational spotlight, some great handmade African drums and more!

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