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Alt.Latino Guest DJ Antonio Sanchez: Jazz Drummer, Musical Activist – NPR

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

The jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez is much more than that job title suggests. With over 15 years playing for guitarist Pat Metheny and a handful of albums under his own name, Sanchez certainly fits the role of jazz cat. Listen closely to his playing, though, and you’ll be hearing the expansion of percussion’s role in music; a sonic, and melodic, experience that defies categories. This talent is maybe best expressed…

Pierce’s Big Night: A Chat With The Jam Fan Who Played Drums With Foo Fighters – JamBase

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Nineteen-year-old University Of South Carolina student Pierce Edge had the experience of a lifetime on Tuesday night, when he convinced Foo Fighters to let him play drums on a cover of Queen’s “Under Pressure” in front of 18,000 rabid fans at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina. As reported Edge rose to the occasion and did a fantastic job behind the kit. Pierce, a jam fan who has seen…

‘Drums on Under Pressure?’ Foo Fighters fan at CLA pulled up on stage, slays rock hit – WIS

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A star is born. Imagine receiving the opportunity to play drums for one of your favorite bands — even getting up on stage in front of a capacity crowd at Colonial Life Arena. That’s what happened with one lucky guy who proved his point not only to the band but may have made a few fans in the audience as well. Pierce Edge, a 19-year-old North Myrtle…

Travis Barker Throws Epic Birthday Bash for Son Landon – KROQ

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

By Robyn Collins Blink-182’s Travis Barker threw his son Landon an epic birthday bash. The 14-year-old’s party included a backyard filled with excited guests and a performance by rapper Lil Pump. Related: Travis Barker Shares Personalized ‘Home Is Such A Lonely Place’ Video The young Barker shared a clip of himself performing on stage with Pump, and thanking his Dad “for the party of the century.” Travis posted, “Best party…

Fan Asks To Play Drums On Foo Fighters’ ‘Under Pressure’ Cover … – JamBase

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Watch highlights from Thursday’s official grand opening of the Anthem in Washington, D.C. including Foo Fighters covering “Bitch” with a very special guest.

Travis Barker Throws Epic Birthday Bash for Son Landon « The … – KROQ

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

By Robyn Collins Blink-182’s Travis Barker threw his son Landon an epic birthday bash. The 14-year-old’s party included a backyard filled with excited guests and a performance by rapper Lil Pump. Related: Travis Barker Shares Personalized ‘Home Is Such A Lonely Place’ Video The young Barker shared a clip of himself performing on stage with Pump, and thanking his Dad “for the party of the century.” Travis posted, “Best party…

Mount Vernon-born jazz drummer denied entry into US – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE The White House sent a list of immigration policy demands to Congress that President Trump says must be included in legislation addressing “Dreamers.” Video provided by Newsy Newslook Alvin Queen(Photo: Submitted, Tim Dickeson) A professional jazz drummer born in Mount Vernon has been denied entry into the United States over a 50-year-old conviction. Alvin Queen had hoped to perform at a concert in Washington, D.C….

Travis Barker Throws Son Epic 14th Bday Lil Pump Rocks the House!!! – TMZ.com

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

If Travis Barker‘s looking for another side project it should be party planning … because the 14th birthday bash he threw his son, Landon, shamed just about every over-the-top Sweet 16. Travis turned his backyard into a mini-concert and the headliner was Lil Pump. Pump’s got the No. 3 album on the charts, so it’s a big deal. We’re told there were around 100 guests, including Stevie Wonder‘s kids and…

Percussionist rocks out with a blazing triangle solo during Florida Orchestra performance – Tampabay.com (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Oh, the poor triangle. It’s the orchestra equivalent of a rock band’s tamborine, and such easy fodder for jokes. RELATED NEWS/ARCHIVE Oscar winner Viola Davis to speak at University of South Florida in Tampa 7 Months Ago Viola Davis lecture in Tampa moved to USF Sun Dome 6 Months Ago Dylan McDermott, ‘Spaceballs’ retrospective coming to St. Petersburg’s 2017 Sunscreen Film Festival 6 Months Ago But the triangle can rock, apparently,…

Supergroup Featuring Mastodon Guitarist, Tool Drummer To Open For Primus In Oakland NYE – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

By Dave Pehling OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The mysterious nautically themed supergroup known as Legend of the Seagullmen that features members of Tool and Mastodon will make it’s Bay Area debut in Oakland, opening for local heroes Primus on New Year’s Eve. The Los Angeles based band featuring Tool drummer Danny Carey, Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds, bass player Peter Griffin (Zappa Plays Zappa, Dethklok, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra), guitarist/producer Jimmy Hayward (also…

Drums, whoops and war paint: Team spirit, or racial mockery … – Press Herald

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The mother of a Micmac Indian who plays football for Lisbon High School says Wells fans and players mocked Native Americans with offensive stereotypes throughout Friday’s game at Wells High School. Wells fans – both students and adults – were “running around with hands over their mouths,” making whooping sounds, and banging on drums and 5-gallon buckets while making offensive chants, said Amelia Tuplin, whose 16-year-old son, Lucas Francis, is…

Drums, whoops and war paint: Team spirit, or racial mockery? – Press Herald

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A Native American complains that Wells’ school nickname, ‘Warriors,’ fosters behaviors by students and adults that are offensive to her culture. The mother of a Micmac Indian who plays football for Lisbon High School says Wells fans and players mocked Native Americans with offensive stereotypes throughout Friday’s game at Wells High School. Wells fans – both students and adults – were “running around with hands over their mouths,” making whooping…

Iain Shedden, Music Journalist and Former Drummer With The Saints, Dies at 60 – Billboard

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Iain Shedden, former drummer with The Saints and long-serving music writer and critic for The Australian and Weekend Australian newspapers, has died at the age of 60.  One of the highest- profile music journalists in the country, Shedden had connections with the best in the business. When Nick Cave finally opened up on the agony of losing a son, he told his story to Shedden. The account got a front page splash in the…

Refugees entertained to beats of Burundian drums – New Vision

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

CULTURE | REFUGEES Home sick! Who told you refugees are always supposed to feel this way? Recently, refugees under their umbrella the Refugee Youth Network Uganda, were treated to different classic traditional dances from refugee groups from different countries. They showcased their talents while celebrating the International Youth day. The refugees pulled  sleek dance moves, which reminded them of their traditions back home. “Back then, our country Democratic Republic of…

Twenty One Pilots drummer runs Columbus Half Marathon | WBNS … – 10TV

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

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Music writer and Saints drummer Iain Shedden dies aged 60 – The Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Iain Shedden, a drummer with the seminal Australian punk band The Saints, has died aged 60. The Scots-born musician has been the Sydney-based music writer for the Australian newspaper since 1998. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Music writer Iain Shedden spent nine years with The Saints. Photo: ABC Shedden worked for the Murdoch broadsheet for almost 25 years, first as a sub-editor before taking over as…

Grady Tate (1932 – 2017), prominent jazz drummer and vocalist – Legacy.com (blog)

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Grady Tate, legendary jazz drummer and vocalist, died October 8, 2017, at the age of 85, according to multiple news sources.  Tate’s death was confirmed to NPR by Wendy Oxenhorn, executive director of the Jazz Foundation of America. No cause was given.  Jazz bassist Christian McBride, in an email to the The New York Times, recalled the first time he saw Mr. Tate perform, at the Manhattan nightclub Indigo Blues with…