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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: April, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

Damon and Marcos talk to Neil Larrivee about his upbringing, some of the places he's taught, his career changes over the years, working directly with Vic Firth (in his house), the future of products, how green the companies are and more! There is also an R.I.P. for Dave Samuels, an iconic recording, gig alerts, educational spotlight and music news.

Apr 17, 2019

Damon and Marcos talk with Ben about the Sounds Like a Drum YouTube Channel, Social media tips and tricks, his company Cadence Independent Media, and more. They talk about marketing yourself, video and photo tips as well as why that is important, and how that pertains to drums and percussion. They talk about balance and scheduling multiple careers and tasks as well as other great info. There's also an educational spotlight, iconic recording, music news and more!

Apr 11, 2019

Damon and Marcos (Torres) talk with Javier Raez of Congahead (dot com) and Marcos Lopez about stepping up your video content game for Instagram, YouTube and more. There are also tons of travel tips for various mediums of travel with secrets and hints to make life easier. Other foolishness ensues, but that was to be expected.

Apr 3, 2019

Damon gets to interview cajon master Diego Alvarez in L.A. They talk about his travels from Venezuela to Spain and eventually Los Angeles. They talk about him searching out other cajon masters to study with, some of the history of the cajon, and other adventures along the way including managing a great music career with a supportive family. Marcos joins and there's jazz appreciation, music news and a few other segments.

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