DRUM! Night 2012 In Slides: A Night To Remember
- By Jordan Liffengren and Phil Hood, Photos by Dave Constantin, all images copyright Enter Music Publishing, Inc. 2012
- Published August 28, 2012
DRUM! Night 2012 was the third annual clinic, concert, and benefit raffle held by DRUM!, in conjunction with San Jose Jazz SummerFest.This year it featured San Jose Taiko, Nate Brown, Street Drum Corps, Tim Yeung, Cora Coleman-Dunham Trio, Kenny Aronoff, Paul Bostaph, and other artists.
San Jose Taiko (http://www.taiko.org) opened the event with a street performance of original compositions.
DRUM! Groove Analysis Video Teacher and Alfred book author Nate Brown, conducted a stick tricks clinic in the lobby prior to the show. Nate runs onlinedrummer.com when he's not playing drums.
Mike Snyder held forth in the Roland V-Drum Lab at the event.
The silent auction (to benefit high school music education) featured snare drums, cymbals, sticks, and recording gear from the sponsors.