News (Alex Acuña)

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Sabian Clinics for September, October, November 2014

2014 September Sept 6th Rich Redmond 2112 Percussion, Raleigh, NC Steve 919.833.0046 Sept 13th Brian West HEB Drumline, Hurst, TX Ben 817.683.0179 Sept 15th Will Calhoun Wizdom Shed, Clinton, NY Scott 315.794.5337 Sept 17th T. Adam Blackstock Thompson High School, Alabaster, AL Sean Sept…

Modern Drummer
Sep 4, 2014

Rudiments On Congas by Alex Acuña Available as Download or on DVD

Rudiments On Congas, available via Drum Channel, features nearly two hours of lesson material from world-renowned drummer and percussionist Alex Acuña (Weather Report, Paul McCartney, Whitney Houston, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, and more). Acuña discusses and demonstrates how drumset drummers…

Modern Drummer
Aug 25, 2014

Marvin McQuitty, Jr. Documentary Premiere

Marvin McQuitty, Jr. -  The Man, The Musician, The Mentor The Marvin McQuitty documentary will share the story of Marvin as a pioneer at the highest level in the music industry showing how he set the tone for many of…

Modern Drummer
Oct 15, 2013

KoSA 17 Faculty Confirmed

The 17th Annual KoSA International Percussion Workshop, Drum Camp & Festival July 24-29, 2012 at Castleton, Vermont Faculty confirmed to date: Alex Acuna, Allan Molnar, Arnie Lang, Lenny White, Bill Ludwig III, Dom Famularo, Glen Velez, Hannah Ford, Jeff Salisbury,…

Modern Drummer
May 22, 2012

Alex Acuna at University of Central Florida's Contemporary Drums and Percussion Camp

Alex Acuna will be part of the 2012 edition of the University of Central Florida's Contemporary Drums and Percussion Camp, along with his nephew Hector "Pocho" Neciosup, Jose Rosa, John Riley, Tony Cintron, Ekendra Das and Larry Washington. When: July…

Modern Drummer
Mar 2, 2012

Zildjian Gen16 Groove Player App

The Groove Player app can store thousands of beats and percussion patterns, allowing users to create their own beats or to purchase beats by some of the world’s greatest drummers and percussionists, including Kenny Aronoff, Alex Acuña, Marco Minnemann, Steven…

Modern Drummer
Dec 15, 2011