A podcast hosted by Damon Grant and Marcos Torres, two NYC based percussionists interviewing other musicians who have the view from behind. Guests will be mostly other percussion players and anyone else who hits, scratches, and shakes things for a living.
#360 Victor Mendoza: Vibraphonist, Composer, Educator and More!
Damon gets to talk to Victor about teaching, his new projects, his clinic at PASIC and other life adventures. There are also other segments including gig alerts, music news and more!
#359 Joseph Gramley: Grammy Winning Percussionist, Professor at Indiana University & More!
Damon gets to talk to Joe about the different ensembles he was a part of, his upbringing in Oregon, performing arts schools, teaching and much more! There are also segments like gig alerts, educational spotlights, music news and others.
#358 Matt Hankle: Drummer, Grill Enthusiast, and More!
Damon gets to talk to Matt about the circus, grilling, Broadway, Blue Man Group, Miami, growing up in a musical family and other life adventures!
#357 Aaron Serfaty: Drummer, Percussionist, Author, Educator and More!
Damon gets to talk to Aaron about PASIC, USC, Venezuelan music, his family and other adventures. There are also other segments including: gig alerts, iconic recording, music news and more!
#356 Marcus Finnie: Grammy-Winning Drummer for Kurt Elling, Kirk Whalum, Keb Mo & More!
Damon gets to talk to Marcus about music, food, education and several other adventures throughout his life thus far. There are other segments as well, including: R.I.P., gig alerts, music news and others.
#355 Camilo Molina-Gaetán: Percussionist for Eddie Palmieri, Sonido Solar, Jeremy Bosch and More!
Damon gets to talk to Camilo about Eddie Palmieri, his mentors, Sonido Solar, instruments he helped developed and other life adventures. There are other segments too, including music news!
Fantastic interviews. Very informative and entertaining. I enjoy this podcast very much. Keep up the great work!
Give the percussionist some !! Finally a podcast dealing with Congas and Afro-latino music
These guys are dope musicians and amazing educators—this podcast is a great resource; I can spend hours listening to them nerd out over practice routines. The Scott Pellegrom interview was especially fire.