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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: February, 2019
Feb 27, 2019

Damon and Marcos get to talk to Steve Houghton about his upbringing, his tutelage, as well as the books he's written, the education seminar he put together at PASIC and some of the techniques he uses in teaching at Indiana University (Bloomington). There is also an educational spotlight, festival alerts, an Oscar recap, an Iconic recording, a product review and music news.

Feb 20, 2019

Damon sits down with his accountant, Joe Devito, to answer questions on how to do your taxes as a self-employed musician. They keep it simple and explain the dos and don'ts to keep most of your money, avoid getting audited and more. What you can write off, new updates to the laws and more! Marcos joins to talk about an iconic recording, product reviews, a few educational spotlights and music news!

Feb 13, 2019

Damon gets to interview Ray Yslas and talk about him growing up in L.A. all the way up to getting the gig with Chicago (the band he idolized as a kid). They talk about staying healthy on the road and other projects he's involved in. Marcos joins and they talk about some educational spotlights, black history month shoutouts (including some new music), the Grammys and other music news!

Feb 6, 2019

Damon gets to interview Satnam and talk about how he made the move from Canada to Los Angeles. They talk about how he got involved with playing on film scores as well as how he combines his traditional Indian tabla roots with rock and roll drumset (among other genres), thanks to his siblings. Marcos joins and there is gig alerts, an iconic recording, educational spotlight, listener letters, music new and more!

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