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Haiti Benefits In Raleigh

January 21st, 2010 · No Comments · benefit, community concerts, gigs

Art has the power to change the world. I truly believe that. The process is a long one, however, and at times of real, immediate suffering, artists are often found asking themselves what their role is. Therefore, I was thrilled to see the arts community immediately come out in force to take action to help […]

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Book Release Celebration!

January 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · new release, upcoming gigs

January 14th, 2010 at 6:00, I’ll be holding the official release for my new drumset method book, Building Grooves, A Beginner’s Guide To Drumset Control And Coordination. The celebration will have two parts, a solo percussion concert, and a drumset clinic. In the concert, I’ll be performing pieces for drumset, snare drum, and marimba (and […]

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Drumset Book Pre-Release!

December 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments · new release, upcoming gigs

I’m happy and relieved to announce that my drumset method book, Building Grooves, A Beginner’s Guide To Drumset Control And Coordination, is finally done! Seven years of writing, testing, and teaching have all come together into 44 pages of groove! The official release date for the book will be January 14, 2010. I’ll be having […]

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Gimme Proof!

November 21st, 2009 · No Comments · new release

I got my proof copy of my drumset method book, “Building Grooves,” in the mail today! This is the last proofreading step before I set it out into the world for all to see. It’s been a long, 7 year journey getting it all done, but now that I can hold it in my hand […]

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Giving Thanks with some music…

November 14th, 2009 · No Comments · life of a percussionist

Thanksgiving is a big time here at Summerlgen. We try to live out lives with gratitude for all we have been given. After all, how many people get to make music for a living? So, to thank all the students, fans and followers for all your support through the years, here’s my Thanksgiving gift to […]

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