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Joyful Noise: Inside KoSA Drum Camp

Drummers of all varieties from age seven to 70 gather in the countryside of Vermont to learn from an array of masters in hands-on workshops.

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Pandeiro 101: The Beginner’s Guide

Learn how to play pandeiro in this how-to lesson from Glen Caruba.

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Mike Dillon: Deep Grooves Meet Punk Rock

We talk with Mike Dillon about his new album, in which every song is as groove-driven as it is an in-your-face punk anthem.

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Springsteen’s Everett Bradley

We talk to playwright, percussionist, keyboardist, and saxophonist Everett Bradley about making music with Bruce Springsteen and being a quadruple threat.

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Paoli Mejias: Santana’s New Conguero

Paoli Mejias has already played with the biggest names including Jose Nogueras, Marc Anthony, Dave Valentin, and Eddie Palmieri. Now he's joined forces with Santana, and bringing his passion for percussion to new places.

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Gary Burton: The Four Mallet Man

Playing vibes — not your garden-variety choice back when the Beatles and Rolling Stones were busy burning up any memories of Elvis — Burton was a focused young man with a vision.

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Carlos Caro: Afro-Cuban Evolution

Percussionist, teacher, composer, and bandleader Carlos Caro is a prime example of the Cuban cross-pollination that continues to enrich the Bay Area.

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Michael Wimberly: Master Of Global Grooves

Percussionist, educator, and performer, Michael Wimberly creates videos and books teaching students how to have fun while playing hand drums.

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Yousif Sheronick: At The Corner Of The World

Trained in classical and contemporary percussion, blended with a strong world music sensibility, Yousif Sheronick often balances on the edge of different musical genres.

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Peg-Tuned Ceremonial Drums

Glen Caruba explains how to peg-tune ceremonial drums and how to play them.