It's Damon's Birthday and he loses his voice. Marcos interviews Walfredo Sr. and is taken on a history of historic events in his musical life. There's also some music news, gig alerts, & a recap of recent events that Damon joins Marcos for.
Damon interviews Jon Epcar and talks about drumming on Broadway, as well as touring bands. Moving from L.A. to NYC and more. There's also an iconic recording, social soundbyte, music news and more!
Damon and Marcos talk to Paulo about the new educational lesson site, Conga Chops (dot com) and what the site offers and how you can use it to become a better player. Then Damon talks to Ryan Gruss, founder of the Loop Loft, about the new acquisition of his company by Native Instruments, as well as what is to come. There's also an educational spotlight, an iconic recording, product reviews and music news!
Damon interviews Jim Ancona, band director at the University of Delaware. Percussion arranger for groups like Star of Indiana (1993), Crossmen (1998), Blast!, Carolina Crown and so many more. They talk about his upbringing and tutelage, tips for writing and being a well rounded percussionist. Marcos joins to talk about and educational spotlight (new conga chops lessons), product reviews, an iconic recording picked by Charlie Hunter, music news and more!
Damon gets to interview Ian Hale who is not only a great percussionist, but also a phenomenal educator with programs like the Calgary Stampede, Spirit of America, Carolina Crown, The Boston Crusaders and so many more groups. Marcos joins to talk about a product review, an iconic recording, music news and more!