Drummers are often considered to be an underappreciated bunch within the world of musicians with frivolous lightbulb jokes being thrown around and many believing their work could well be replaced with a basic studio machine. But where would Led Zeppelin have been without John Bonham? Or The Beatles without Ringo Starr? One only needs to consider the works of a few greats to realise that technology fails tremendously in mirroring the work of a gifted percussionist.
In celebrating the work of drummers, the Kaleidoscope festival boasts a history of inviting local and international musicians from countries around the world [...]
Percussion Paradise celebrated talent and history on the 30th September at the Plenary Hall, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre ; as many came to watch HANDS Percussion’s 20th Anniversary: Percussion Paradise. As the doors open, a night of story-filled wonder began.
DeafBeat celebrates its 10th Anniversary with ‘Inner Voices’, a Drumming and Theatre performance piece that doesn’t just raise public awareness of the deaf community, but also welcomes the audience into the world of the differently abled, and see the world through their eyes.