#10 Aaron Draper- Percussionist for Adele, Rihanna, Jill Scott & More!
Music news... Gary Burton is retiring, and here is info on his final tour.
Here is the Music Educator of the Year award info, hosted by the Grammys
Here is the Giovanni Hidalgo benefit info and gofundme page if you would like to see the benefit concert (you don't want to miss this-KILLER lineup) and please help out Giovanni if you can). Also, this is the track we meant to have in the podcast featuring Giovanni when he played with Batacumbele.
Chance donates $1mil to Chicago Public Schools. More info here.
Here is a more detailed description of the Lo Volume Cymbals by Zildjian.
We couldn't find the Miles Davis video Aaron was referring to (if anyone finds it, shoot it over and we will post it), but here is Brian Frasier-Moore playing with Aaliyah back in the day.
Some of the highlights of Aaron's playing career are Jay-Z (with the Roots), Jaguar Wright, Tyler Perry, Jill Scott, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Rihanna, Erykah Badu, Bilal, and now Adele. Here is a link to the Coachella show with Dr. Dre, Snoop, Eminem and more.
This is a link to the Grammy performance Aaron mentioned where the in-ear monitors went out.
This is some info on the Wanamaker Organ.
and this is the Pearl Travel Conga Aaron mentions.