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6 Star Starred
Performance Space 122
150 First Ave. New York, NY 10009
212-477-5288
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Quotes & Highlights

“Best Drummer” —Rolling Stone Critics’ Poll
“Number One Progressive Drummer” —Modern Drummer Readers’ Poll (three times)

Description

Synchronized images and film from Will Calhoun’s music research expeditions in Africa, Central and South America move in time to his rich sonic tapestry in this special live concert featuring music, singing and dance.

A widely acclaimed drummer from the Bronx, New York, two-time Grammy winner Will Calhoun graduated from the Berklee School of Music in Boston, where he received a bachelor’s in Music Production and engineering. He was also the recipient of the prestigious Buddy Rich Jazz Masters Award for outstanding performance by a drummer. Calhoun is internationally known as the drummer/composer of the New York City rock band Living Colour. In addition to his work with Living Colour, Calhoun has recorded and/or toured with diverse artists including B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Mos Def, Jaco Pastorious, Harry Belafonte, Pharoah Sanders, Jack Dejohnette, Paul Simon, Lou Reed, The Allman Brothers, Lauryn Hill, Marcus Miller, Dr. John, Herb Alpert, Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood, Wayne Shorter (on the Grammy-winning CD High Life), Run-DMC and Public Enemy.

<em>Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes</em> Mariah Carey <em>The Yorkville Nutcracker</em> <em>Bar Car Nights</em> New York Knicks Basketball New York Botanical Garden's <em>Holiday Train Show</em> <em>The New York Times Travel Show</em> Master Illusionist Miles Thorn iLuminate <em>Exhibitionism -- The Rolling Stones</em>