Posts Tagged ‘percussion’

“Hermetico” by Balkan Beat Box

March 3, 2009

So, my friend was raving about the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack and it got me thinking about another great worldbeat band, Balkan Beat Box.  The video below is live footage of the band performing the song “Hermetico” from their 2007 album “Nu-Med.”  I will one day see them in concert.  That day would come sooner if somebody would just donate some concert tickets.

Check out more of Balkan Beat Box at their official website or on Myspace

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Great bucket drumming from NYC

February 5, 2009

Drummer Larry Wright lays down some very nice grooves in the Times Square subway station.

“Blessed to Be a Witness” by Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals

September 17, 2008

Live at the Hollywood Bowl, 2003, one of my favorite bands, fo’ sho.  Ben Harper mixes it up from album to album, even song to song.  Folk/Rock/Reggae.  Leon Mobley, the percussionist featured here, is a bad mutha….

Now that’s some good drumming

July 27, 2008

Carter Beauford of the Dave Matthews Band on “Say Goodbye.”

Buddy Rich vs. Animal on the Muppets, 1980

Neil Pert of Rush, drum solo

Travis Barker, formerly of Blink 182, fooling around on the drums

June 23, 2008