#31 Victor Pablo- Percussionist for the Mobius Percussion Group, Broadway, Nestor Torres & More!
Today's guest is Victor Pablo and he is a member of the Mobius Percussion Ensemble.
R.I.P. to Cali Rivera of JCR Bells in the Bronx. He passed away at 79 of a brain tumor.
The iconic recording was "La Descarga del Bobo" by Willie Bobo from his 1967 album "Juicy".
Soundcloud may be making a deal with two private equity firms. YouTube Red and Google Play are merging. This is from Lyor Cohen, the new head of music at YouTube, former head of Def Jam and Warner Music Group. Apple discontinues the iPod Nano and Shuffle. Facebook's A.I. robots are shut down after they start talking to each other.
You can still get tickets to the PASIC conference in Indianapolis, IN in November. The early bird pricing has ended though.
Victor is playing with Nestor Torres in Australia right now.
Victor credits Rolando Morales-Matos as one of his mentors.
In addition to the Mobius Percussion Group and Nestor Torres, Victor also performs with the TM Street Band (Tal Mashiach).
This is the Harry Connick Jr performance in France mentioned about beat displacement (Harry plays a 5/4 bar to get the claps from 1 & 3 to 2 & 4)
Here's a video of Living Room Music, by John Cage, performed by a percussion ensemble. Here's a video of Mobius Percussion doing the song with snare drums mentioned on the podcast. This is the bowed vibraphone piece also mentioned.
We couldn't find the Heineken Jazz Festival performance of Miguel Zenon, but we did find a concert he did at the Village Vanguard feat. the great drummer Henry Cole. This is the Prokofiev 5 symphony mentioned in the podcast.