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State cop finds popularity after playing drums for Chambersburg high school students – Chambersburg Public Opinion

Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE A Pennsylvania State Police trooper assigned to Chambersburg Area Senior High School one day this past week showed off his skills on the drums. Twitter user @Isabella_Fleet shared this video. Wochit Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Cameron Wolfberg played the drums for students at Chambersburg Area Senior High School.(Photo: Courtesy) CHAMBERSBURG – As tensions peaked on a recent Friday at Chambersburg Area Senior High School, one…

Eugene area Pagans gather to mark fall harvest with drums, dancing and magic rituals – The Register-Guard

Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017

Pagans, witches and Wiccans gathered Sunday in Alton Baker Park for the second annual Eugene Pagan Pride Day, an event to celebrate the fall harvest and educate the community about pagan spiritualism. Groups of children ran barefoot through the grass, waving wands with one…

Ammon Tharp, original member of popular band Bill Deal & the Rhondels, dies – Virginian-Pilot

Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017

Ammon Tharp, one of the original members of Bill Deal & the Rhondels, has died, according to friends and family. Tharp, who lived in Virginia Beach, passed away Friday morning. He was 75. Tharp and Bill Deal formed the Rhondels after they met as teenagers in South Hampton Roads. With Deal on keyboards and Tharp on the drums, they added some brass – developing a danceable…

Army drummer who served in Afghanistan ‘makes thousands selling cannabis’ – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017

A decorated Army drummer has boasted to a pal about his sideline as a drug dealer selling cannabis. Royal Welch Fusilier Will Dawson said he flogged the drugs grown in an attic. Dawson, 27, who served in Afghanistan in 2010, referred to cash he made from sales as “naughty money”. And he bragged about raking in a further £500 a time acting as a mule for a big-time dealer. The…

Army drummer boasted of ‘selling cannabis’ grown in Bristol attic – Bristol Post

Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017

An Army drummer, who served in Afghanistan, boasted of his sideline selling cannabis grown in a Bristol attic. Fusilier Will Dawson told friends he made thousands selling drugs and acting as a courier for dealers, the Sunday Mirror reports. The 27-year-old, who served in Afghanistan in 2010, referred to cash he made from sales as “naughty money” and bragged about making £500 a time acting as a mule for a…

In defence of Ringo Starr – a masterful drummer and the Beatles’ unsung genius – The Guardian

Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017

In 1983, the British comedian Jasper Carrott made an unhelpful contribution to Beatles legend when he coined a joke that would go down in history: “Ringo isn’t the best drummer in the world,” he quipped. “He isn’t even the best drummer in the Beatles.” It resonated, to the extent that it entered into Beatles lore as the wisdom of John Lennon. That was eventually debunked by Beatles expert Mark Lewisohn…

World Tourism Day: Edo rolls out drums, parades ecotourism assets, others – Vanguard

Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017

As the world celebrates World Tourism Day on Wednesday, the Edo State Government has unveiled plans to host stakeholders in the tourism sector and parade her ecotourism assets to local and foreign investors. Obaseki According to Governor Godwin Obaseki, the event will put on the world stage the huge tourism wealth that God has endowed the state with. “We have the best climate for investments in flora and fauna;…

Army drummer who served in Afghanistan ‘makes thousands selling cannabis’ – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

A decorated Army drummer has boasted to a pal about his sideline as a drug dealer selling cannabis. Royal Welch Fusilier Will Dawson said he flogged the drugs grown in an attic. Dawson, 27, who served in Afghanistan in 2010, referred to cash he made from sales as “naughty money”. And he bragged about raking in a further £500 a time acting as a mule for a big-time dealer. The…

Review: Philip Glass Comes, Finally, to the New York Philharmonic – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

In the sublime slow movement, the pensive Adagietto, Mr. van Zweden did not allow a trace of sentimentality. The tempo was slow, but flowing; the phrasing sensitive, yet shapely. But I wanted more depth and sadness. In the performances that have most moved me, there was a sense that this music could hardly bear to expose itself. There was little of that quality here. Advertisement Continue reading the main story…

Steel guitar event a ‘reunion’ of musicians – Joplin Globe

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. —The sound of steel strings and twangy notes will fill the air of Baxter Springs during the 15th annual Steel Guitar Rendezvous slated for Friday through Sunday The Kansas Steel Guitar Association meets the first Sunday of every month in Baxter and plans the yearly event for October. The rendezvous will include live music, food and drinks. The show will be held at…

Traveling guitar exhibit to visit Kalamazoo museum – Miami Herald

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Michigan residents will soon be able to rock out with the National Guitar Museum as its traveling exhibit visits the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World” opens Saturday in the downtown museum, the Kalamazoo Gazette reported. The exhibit is broken into three parts: the science of sound; the evolution, engineering and design of the guitar; and the instrument’s cultural impact. The exhibit will feature over 70…

Air, Guitar: Whether he’s guiding a craft or crafting an instrument, Tony Pavilonus is a man of many talents – Timesonline.com

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

PATTERSON TOWNSHIP — Before there were the Blues Brothers, there were the Ravins. And Tony Pavilonus played a key role in shaping their story at Wheaton High School North, near Chicago.  The group featured a quintet of close friends who were swept up in the rock ’n’ roll explosion of the early 1960s. “I was on student council,” Pavilonus said, smiling. “So I made sure we were…

Metallica’s Guitar Techs Reveal the Band’s Live Rig | Guitar World – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

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Revolutionary New Electric Guitar String Invented | Physics … – Sci-News.com

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

An invention by University of St Andrews researcher Jonathan Kemp allows electric guitar strings to be balanced in sensitivity and feel in a way that has never been achieved before for an instrument with standard hardware. Musician on stage playing an electric guitar. Image credit: Herb1979. “While string sets have been available before with balanced tensions, those strings have featured different sensitivities, with all strings bending through different pitch…

Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER Says Making New ACT OF DEFIANCE Album Was ‘Seamless’ – BLABBERMOUTH.NET

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Rustyn Rose of Metalholic recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE drummer Shawn Drover. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process for ACT OF DEFIANCE‘s forthcoming sophomore album, “Old Scars, New Wounds”: Shawn: “The main difference in songwriting is with [2015's] ‘Birth And The Burial’, when that record was written, it was just…

Army drummer who served in Afghanistan ‘makes thousands selling cannabis’ – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

A decorated Army drummer has boasted to a pal about his sideline as a drug dealer selling cannabis. Royal Welch Fusilier Will Dawson said he flogged the drugs grown in an attic. Dawson, 27, who served in Afghanistan in 2010, referred to cash he made from sales as “naughty money”. And he bragged about raking in a further £500 a time acting as a mule for a big-time dealer. The…

Air, Guitar: Whether he’s guiding a craft or crafting an instrument, Tony Pavilonus is a man of many talents – Timesonline.com

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

PATTERSON TOWNSHIP — Before there were the Blues Brothers, there were the Ravins. And Tony Pavilonus played a key role in shaping their story at Wheaton High School North, near Chicago.  The group featured a quintet of close friends who were swept up in the rock ’n’ roll explosion of the early 1960s. “I was on student council,” Pavilonus said, smiling. “So I made sure we were…

Steel guitar event a ‘reunion’ of musicians – Joplin Globe

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. —The sound of steel strings and twangy notes will fill the air of Baxter Springs during the 15th annual Steel Guitar Rendezvous slated for Friday through Sunday The Kansas Steel Guitar Association meets the first Sunday of every month in Baxter and plans the yearly event for October. The rendezvous will include live music, food and drinks. The show will be held at…

Revolutionary New Electric Guitar String Invented – Sci-News.com

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

An invention by University of St Andrews researcher Jonathan Kemp allows electric guitar strings to be balanced in sensitivity and feel in a way that has never been achieved before for an instrument with standard hardware. Musician on stage playing an electric guitar. Image credit: Herb1979. “While string sets have been available before with balanced tensions, those strings have featured different sensitivities, with all strings bending through different pitch…

Army drummer who served in Afghanistan ‘makes thousands selling cannabis’ – Mirror.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

A decorated Army drummer has boasted to a pal about his sideline as a drug dealer selling cannabis. Royal Welch Fusilier Will Dawson said he flogged the drugs grown in an attic. Dawson, 27, who served in Afghanistan in 2010, referred to cash he made from sales as “naughty money”. And he bragged about raking in a further £500 a time acting as a mule for a big-time dealer. The…