#47 Jhair Sala- Percussionist for the Pedro Martinez Group and others!
The image of Jhair was taken by Danielle Moir.
For our Educational Spotlight, we talked about Dave Weckl's Online Drum School. If you are interested in signing up or getting more information, click here. The percussion book we mentioned is called: Cuban Rhythms for Percussion & Drumset: The Essentials by Aldo Mazza.
You can now vote in the 2018 Modern Drummer Reader's Poll.
For music news this week......
The first thing we mentioned is Vinyl Hub. Their mission is to document every physical record shop and record event on the planet. The next bit of news if Forbes' list of 30 under 30 in the music industry. Next, Beyonce Is the Music Industry's Highest Paid Woman after earning a quarter of a billion dollars mostly due to her Formation tour. Last is the app Jamm Card which is an invite only social media type app aiding L.A. based musicians to get gigs.
The Drummies are awards presented to drummers and percussionists that are voted on by fans who read Drum! Magazine.
This is one of the many practice videos that Jhair refers to.
This is an example of Festejo showing the campana (cowbell), cajita, and cajon
This video shows some of those calls and bell playing Jhair was talking about........
Here are some upcoming tour dates for the Pedro Martinez Group with Jhair on percussion.