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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: December, 2017
Dec 27, 2017

Damon and Marcos talk with Suz Paulinski and Cheryl Engelhardt about setting yourself up for 2018 with tools and tips to get your music career moving forward right away in the new year. They offer creative ways to make sure you can stay on track, and also implement their techniques with the greatest rate of success. There's an iconic recording, music news, and an educational spotlight. 

Dec 20, 2017

This episode, Damon and Marcos talk to Dr. Brian Zator about what PAS is (Percussive Arts Society), and does, and what it offers to percussionists. They also talk about what is coming up in the future and some details on the Rhythm Discovery Museum. They also talk about how he balances running a percussion studio at a University, home life with a wife and two kids, being on his kid's school board, volunteering at their church and even his past in the Cavaliers Drum Corps. They talk about his time in Japan and interactions with Keiko Abe and Minoru Miki. There is also some music news and some product reviews (even some last min holiday gift ideas). 

Dec 13, 2017

This episode, Damon and Marcos sit down and talk to Marc Quiñones about his youth, growing up in the Bronx, playing with everyone in the salsa scene, being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the Allman Brothers, his influences, what he's practiced, and so much more. There's also an iconic recording, educational spotlight, music news and more!

Dec 5, 2017

Damon and Marcos talk with Neil Grover about performing with the Boston Pops, Boston Symphony, The Opera Company of Boston, Aerosmith, as well as popular John Williams film soundtracks. They talk about the company he founded and the products he produces at Grover Pro Percussion. There's much more to the interview as well as Festival updates, an educational spotlight and music news!

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