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An Evening Of Percussion with Hands On’Semble, Pete Lockett, and Houman Pourmehdi Very Special Guest DJ Carlos Niño

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Celebrating the release of Randy Gloss’ brand new album on Orenda Records,
“…The Ayes Have It Vol. 1”. Free CD with price of admission – one night only!

Sunday, November 22, 2015, Doors open at 7:30pm, Concert at 9 pm

Blue Whale
123 astronaut E S Onizuka St. Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90012 google map

John Bergamo Tribute Concert

Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 6:00pm
CalArts, The Wild Beast and Mark Taper Courtyard
Free. All Ages.

All-star musicmakers gather to celebrate the legacy of the great John Bergamo (1940–2013)—the peerless hand-drummer, composer, global music explorer and educator who was one of the most influential creative figures in CalArts history. Performing a selection of Bergamo’s most important works are members of the late maestro’s original Repercussion Unit; Hands On’Semble with Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri and Houman Pourmehdi; the latest iteration of the CalArts Percussion Ensemble, and a host of alumni from around the country.

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Hands On’Semble and Friends “Celebrating the Legacy Of John Bergamo”

Brilliant Strings Presents:
Celebrating the Legacy Of John Bergamo
Sunday, June 1st, 4-6pm
Brilliant Strings welcomes/shares brilliance.
No borders; John approached everything with a natural openness.
326 S Hewitt
Los Angeles CA 90013 google map
Free Parking (across the street, up the ramp)
$10 suggested donation. All Ages.
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Austin Wrinkle Nominated for “World Percussionist Of The Year” In Drum! Magazine’s 2014 Drummies Awards

I am truly humbled and excited to be nominated for “World Percussionist Of The Year” in Drum! Magazine’s 2014 Drummies Artist Awards.  To see my name in the company of such accomplished and talented musicians is a great honor indeed!  I am much obliged to all that made it happen!

Here’s a link where you can vote for me and your favorite drummers and percussionists in various categories.  Polls are open until April 30th.  Thank you for your support!

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World Percussion Ensemble at Pulse Drumming, Ventura CA

Four sessions 1 hour sessions on Thursday evenings starting February 6th

Prerequisite: Completion of Intro to Hand Drumming class and/or Instructors Permission. An ensemble which explores a cross-cultural approach to drumming by playing original pieces influenced by rhythms from Africa, India, and the Middle East.

Contact Pulse Drumming to reserve your space! (805) 648-3786

PLACE:  Pulse Drumming, 2434 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003
DATE: February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014
TIME:  7:15-8:15pm
Age 12 years +