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skippy 10-03-2008 08:04 AM

drumming to inspire.
 
me and a drumming friend of mine have decided to start a percussion duo. using our kits of course but also random things such as car wheels exhaust pipes and buckets and what not. then i started thinking this would be a great thing to take to schools. something motivational for kids to see. the only thing is im not sure how to get the momentum going on something like that. i dont know if some one in charge of a school would be willing to listen to a 19 year old kid with a lot of tattoos who just looks a little rough. i want it to be something positive to give back to kids. drumming has done so much for me and inspired me and i feel like i need to give back to drums if that makes sense. anyone who has ever done anything like this or that might have any suggestions at all would be great.

rogue_drummer 10-03-2008 04:35 PM

Re: drumming to inspire.
 
Cool.

My ex is a public school choral teacher....let me ask her for some advice on how to get something like this started and into the schools.

Ian Williams 10-04-2008 05:10 AM

Re: drumming to inspire.
 
Hello,

You can also try steelpan, timbales as they play in the Caribean islands. Regarding your tattoos be proud of them!

All the Best,

skippy 10-04-2008 07:53 AM

Re: drumming to inspire.
 
oh man im insanely proud of them. just some people still look down on them. but im not looking for peoples approval about the way i look ive just been thinking for the past couple of days of how i want to get out and inspire people through playing drums. whether i inspire them to pick up an instrument or whatever else. i just think it would be very fun.


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