Friday, May 21, 2004

Will Calhoun Drum Clinic: World Beats & Sounds
Saturday, June 5th, 2004

At the world famous Blue Note 131 W.3rd St., NY, NY 10012
2 - 4pm
Doors open at 1:30 pm.
Admissions are $10 for students with a valid ID and $20 for general public.

Attendees can pre-purchase tickets via www.bluenotejazz.com.

Reservations can be made on line or on the phone, 212-475-8592.

Description: Will Calhoun will display his research and experience in Rock-n-Roll, Hip-Hop, Jazz, drum-n-bass, Funk, Dub, Reggae, Ambient, and other World music styles, with electronic and acoustic interpretations, combining "the Bush" with "the Street".

Will Calhoun is best known for his ground breaking percussion concepts and musical diversity with artists such as Living Colour, Wayne Shorter, Pharaoh Sanders, Mick Jagger, B.B.King, Jaco Pastorious, Nana Vasconcellos, Herb Alpert, and recently recording and producing tracks for MOS DEF.

Will has spent the past few years researching drumming and rhythm with Master Tribal leaders in Central and South America, Morocco(Gnawa Masters), and the Out Back of Australia. "This research allows me to understand the History of certain grooves......while lacing these grooves with electronic timbres.

* Don't miss Vernon Reid and Masque on tour now! *

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