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Pete Lockett: Shares “Indian Clave” Video

“Indian Clave” features Pete Lockett and Panos Vassilopoulos. The track was recorded and mixed by Angelos Politis at Oxeyed Studios, Athens, and produced by Lockett. Video edited by Panos Visual Media. “Indian Clave” came about when Panos Vassilopoulos read a…

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Oct 1, 2019

Pete Lockett: The “Long-Term Student??? Clears Pathways to a Credible East-West Percussive Combination

Pete Lockett By Claudia Hansen   by Mike Haid   From Britain to Bombay, Pete Lockett is recognized as an international ambassador of world percussion. Lockett’s mastery of North and South Indian styles has earned him accolades and respect from…

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Jan 29, 2016

Drummer Blog: Gabor “Gabs??? Dornyei on Touring and Being True to Yourself

Hi there, Modern Drummer readers, it’s Gabor “Gabs” Dornyei here from London, UK, and it’s great to be given the opportunity by MD to share some insights of my career with you. When you find yourself playing on the same…

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Sep 30, 2014

Pete Lockett Fall 2014 “Drums Around the World??? Solo Tour

This fall, award-winning percussionist Pete Lockett will treat audiences to a dynamic, entertaining, and informative showcase of drumming and percussion from every part of the globe. His “Drums Around the World” tour will include the exploration of world rhythms complemented…

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Aug 13, 2014

Around the World: Indian Clave

March 2013 Around the World Indian Clave Building a Bridge Between Two Rhythmic Cultures by Pete Lockett Every piece of music has a story to tell, and the one we’re looking at this month, “Indian Clave,” started at a festival…

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Jan 16, 2013

Around the World: More Indian Rhythms for Drumset

December 2012 Around the World More Indian Rhythms for Drumset Counting Backward to the Downbeat by Pete Lockett I was quite far along in my studies of Indian music when I was shown the ideas we’re exploring this month. The…

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Nov 2, 2012

Pete Lockett’s Rajasthan Collaboration: Percussion Breakdown Featuring Gafoor Khan and Kutla Khan

  World-renowned percussionist Pete Lockett recently travelled to Rajasthan, India, to get to the heart and soul of the Indian folk music tradition. The trip led to a series of collaborative performances throughout the country, as well as across Europe.…

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Apr 26, 2012

Jan Web Update News

  Ringo Starr’s seventeenth solo studio record, Ringo 2012, will be released on January 31 in the United States and January 30 internationally. The album, which was produced by Starr, was recorded in L.A. and mixed in England by Ringo…

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Jan 23, 2012

Pete Lockett: Horacio Hernandez And Bill Bruford Give Props

(May 2010 Issue) The May issue of MD, out now, features an in-depth conversation with multi-percussion master Pete Lockett. In this online exclusive, two drumkit legends, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez and Bill Bruford, talk about their collaborations with Lockett. Hernandez…

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Mar 22, 2010