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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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Mar 23, 2022

Damon gets to talk to David about his upbringing and career, starting a percussion ensemble, curriculum, Grammy nominations, who has the best pizza and more! There are other segments like: Happy Birthday, gig alerts, educational spotlight, music news and others.

Mar 16, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Sarah about how to navigate social media and use it to your advantage as a musician, as well as lots of travel tips to make things smoother and easier to get from place to place. Lots of "Pro-Tips" and other beneficial bits as Sarah answers questions submitted from the listeners.

Mar 9, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Felix about his upbringing, how the trio formed, their new album, working with Sandbox Percussion and more! There are other segments like music news, gig alerts, an iconic recording and an educational spotlight.

Mar 2, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Adam about working with JP Saxe, Anthony Ramos, the musical Hamilton, mental health, addiction, being a band leader, producing, engineering and much more. There are other segments like: gig alerts, music news, how to help Ukraine and more!

Feb 23, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Shawn about SNL, recording in a studio vs. at home, being in a "house band", film and TV, inspirations, preparation, mentors and more! There are other segments like: gig alerts, social soundbyte, music news and others!

Feb 16, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Steve about growing up in NYC around other legendary musicians, touring adventures, how he got various gigs, leading his own band, starting a record label and much more. There are other segments like: gig alerts, educational spotlight, iconic recording, music news and others.

Feb 8, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Mike about Chicago, the University of Miami, Hamilton, relationships, being prepared and much more. There are other segments like: Happy Birthday, gig alerts, educational spotlight, iconic recording and music news 

Feb 2, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Rob about New Mexico, the Scary Pockets "collective", touring with Kacey, his family, trumpet emojis, and more. There are other segments like: Happy Birthday, gig alerts, educational spotlights, an iconic recording and music news. 

Jan 26, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Attis about growing up in the south, reentering society as a musician post-covid, photography, overcoming fears and much much more. There are other segments like: gig alerts, an educational spotlight, an iconic recording, music news and others. 

Jan 19, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Jon about their past in the marching arts, his path through school, his teachers, winning an orchestral gig, teaching others and more. There are other segments, including: R.I.P., Happy Birthday, gig alerts, educational spotlights, music news and others. 

Jan 11, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Mark about the World Percussion Committee for the Percussive Arts Society, make a connection between the Mbira, Kalimba, Karimba, and Marimba and other educational tidbits. There's other segments too, including: R.I.P., gig alerts, educational spotlight, music news and more!

Jan 5, 2022

Damon gets to talk to Joe about the vibraphone, some history, social justice, busking, his family, teaching and more! There are other segments like: Happy Birthday, educational spotlight, iconic recording, music news and others.

Dec 29, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Victor and Jonny from the Sandbox Percussion chamber group about how they formed, where they met, balancing other performance opportunities with the ensemble, the new album, grammy noms, PASIC, video creations and more. There are other segments too, including: gig alerts, an iconic recording, music news and others. 

Dec 22, 2021

Damon and Marcos Torres talk to Marcus Santos about Brazil, Samba, history, Grooversity, food trucks in Australia, pandeiro, and more. There are segments like gig alerts, iconic recordings, music news and more!

Dec 15, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Mike and Tony about sound design for the marching arts and pageantry. How they got started, some gear choices, tips for success, and much more. There are other segments too, including, R.I.P., Happy Birthday, gig alerts, iconic recording, music news and others.

Dec 8, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Zach about his upbringing, the Drummer's Collective, Sting, Purdie, coffee, pocket and more. There's other segments like: Happy Birthday, gig alerts, educational spotlights, social soundbyte, music news and others. 

Dec 1, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Giff about DCI, WGI, teaching college, working overseas, his mallets, music business and much more. There are other segments including: gig alerts, music news, iconic recordings and others. 

Nov 24, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Rusty about PASIC, curriculum, Cincinnati, percussion ensembles, the vibraphone, his books, gigs, audition tips and more. There's other segments like: Happy Birthday, educational spotlight, product reviews, iconic recording, music news and others.

Nov 17, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Marcos about his recent clinic at PASIC, his new lessons at CongaChops (dot com), Afro-Cuban music vocabulary, touring with Marc Anthony, covid protocols and much more! There's other segments like: R.I.P., Happy Birthday, educational spotlights, an iconic recording, music news and others.

Nov 10, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Colleen about her education, musical adventures, curriculum, Mexican music, basketball and more! There are other segments like: gig alerts, educational spotlights, an iconic recording, music news and others. 

Nov 3, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Josh about submarines, country music, hi hats, other professions, drum fills and much more. There are other segments like: Happy Birthday, gig alerts, educational spotlight, iconic recording, music news and others.

Oct 27, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Andy about all of his adventures (musical and otherwise), other careers, his teachers, and plenty of laughs along the way. There are other segments too, like: Happy Birthday, gig alerts, product review, social soundbyte, music news and more!

Oct 20, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Ed about growing up in CT, North Texas, writing a book, moving to a different city, curriculum alternatives and other adventures. There's other segments too, like: Happy Birthday, gig alerts, social soundbyte, product reviews, iconic recordings, music news and more!

Oct 12, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Daniel about his new Groove course, some of the history of the drumset (including how it is intertwined with Afro-Cuban percussion), other adventures and some things to come. There's also other segments like music news and more.

Oct 5, 2021

Damon gets to talk to Pete about growing up in a small town, moving to NYC, studying jazz, owning a record label, other professions and more adventures. There's also happy birthday shout-outs, gig alerts, a social soundbyte, an educational spotlight, iconic recording, music news and more!

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