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News: Sabian Education Network Hosts Events in Nashville and San Antonio

Continuing in its mission to assist drum teachers, the Sabian Education Network recently held events in Nashville, TN, and San Antonio, TX. Each event was led by SEN director Joe Bergamini and included a panel of education experts who shared…

Modern Drummer
Nov 25, 2015

News: Tenth-Anniversary Meinl Drum Festival Lineup Announced!

The tenth-anniversary Meinl Drum Festival will take place June 27, 2015, in Gutenstetten, Germany, and will feature a lineup of world-renowned drummers. Luke Holland, known on YouTube as LukeHollandDrums, is best known for his drum covers and for being the…

Modern Drummer
Feb 21, 2015

News: Blue Note Jazz Club to Present World Percussion Shows Featuring Vinx, Rhythm Nomads, and Swiss Chris

For fans of world percussion and dancehall/hip-hop drums, there will be two shows on Monday, February 9, 2015 at the Blue Note Jazz Club, 131 W. 3rd Street, New York, NY 10012. The 8 pm show will feature Vinx and…

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Feb 5, 2015

Ginger Baker’s Son, Kofi, to Conduct Clinics and Concerts in October

Sons of Cream drummer Kofi Baker will be conducting a handful of clinics and concerts in October. Details below. October 9, 2013 – Drum Clinic – Sam Ash, Las Vegas, NV October 11, 2013 – Kofi Baker’s Cream Experience –…

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Sep 19, 2013

Sabian Clinics Announced

Sabian announces clinics for April, May, & June 2012. Details  below. American Sabian Clinics 2012 APRIL April 10th - Aldo Mazza - Castleton State College, Castleton, VT - 802.468.3013 April 10th - Will Calhoun - Long & McQuade, Vancouver, BC…

Modern Drummer
Apr 9, 2012

LP Launches March Clinic Tour

LP (Latin Percussion) has annouced dates and artists for it's March Clinic Tour. Each month, with the cooperation of retailers and schools, LP schedules educational clinics with many of its endorsing artists. Many of these events offer free or inexpensive admission…

Modern Drummer
Mar 2, 2012

Matt Wilson Record Release Shows Announced

Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts has announced a string of shows in support of his new cd, An Attitude For Gratitude.    Dizzy's Club Cocoa Cola Wednesday Feb. 29- Sunday, March 4 Jazz at Lincoln Center Time Warner Center Broadway…

Modern Drummer
Feb 29, 2012

Upcoming Dates from Dafnis Prieto / Dafnison Music

Coming up in Boston Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet Peter Apfelbaum – Sax & Perc Manuel Valera – Piano & Keys Johannes Weidenmueller – Bass Dafnis Prieto – Drums When: Wednesday, Feb 29th / at 8:00 pm Where: Scullers…

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Feb 27, 2012

Additional Hannah Ford Performance and Meet & Greet Workshop Dates Announced

Hannah Ford will be appearing at select Guitar Centers in preparation for her upcoming workshop "Peace, Love and Drums."  Attendees can look forward to a performance, Q&A and meet and greet. Dates and locations below: Tuesday March 6, 7PM @ Guitar…

Modern Drummer
Feb 16, 2012

Brazilian Percussion and Cultural Tour

July 28 - August 9, 2012 - Salvador da Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo Professor Frank Oddis, Morehead State University, and Professor Jason Koontz, Eastern Kentucky University, are conducting a Brazilian Percussion and Cultural Tour in the summer…

Modern Drummer
Jan 24, 2012

Global Drummers Alliance for Hunger Relief to Host Hunger Beat-Down on January 14, 2012

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, roughly 1 billion people around the world, many of them children, are malnourished. The organization known as Global Drummers Alliance for Hunger Relief is addressing the issue on January 14, 2012,…

Modern Drummer
Jan 9, 2012