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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: June, 2019
Jun 26, 2019

Damon and Marcos get to talk to Nick D'Virgilio about his illustrious career as a pro touring drummer from prog rock bands to Phil Collins to Cirque du Soleil as well as helping to revolutionize the drum department at Sweetwater. He talks about that career balance as well as what it is like from the retail side of the musical giant. There's also an educational spotlight, iconic recording, music news and more!

Jun 19, 2019

Damon and Marcos get to interview Luis and talk to him about the adventure of leaving Cuba and arriving in the USA (via Spain). They talk about the many adventures he has had playing with legends from James Taylor to Madonna, playing film scores from Ocean's 12 to Coco recording his own albums, to teaching. There isn't much Luis hasn't done. There is also educational spotlights, iconic recordings and music news!

Jun 12, 2019

Damon and Marcos get to interview Dafnis and talk about his upbringing in Cuba, how he got to the USA, his influences, winning a Grammy, different adventures he's had and much more! There's also gig alerts, iconic recordings, music news and other segments.

Jun 5, 2019

Damon gets to interview Jamie Eckert of Umass Dartmouth. They talk about his adventures in Pennsylvania, New Mexico, West Virginia and Massachusetts. They talk about the Cadets Drum Corps, Steel Pan playing and much more. Marcos joins and there is an educational spotlight, iconic recording, R.I.P., Happy Birthday, music news and much more!

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