Topic: percussion group

University and RISD student percussion group integrates traditional Japanese drumming with modern jazz music and martial arts. The performance attracted nearly a thousand people and received positive reviews.

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Gendo Taiko merges tradition, modern music, martial arts

April 16, 2019 0 comments

The synchronization and power of many drums vibrated through the Rhode Island School of Design’s auditorium on Friday and Saturday night as the twenty-some-odd percussionists moved and rotated in complex patterns at their spring concert “Gravity.”

Bloco da Brown drums up Afro-Brazilian beats

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Bloco da Brown drums up Afro-Brazilian beats

March 8, 2017 0 comments

Mateus Picanco Lima Gomes ’18 grew up playing music in Brazil.