Check out this tour of Cuban, Argentinian, Brazilian and Peruvian rhythms in this video featuring the Berklee Percussion Department Facilty!
Island Hopping by Mark Walker
Mark Walker, "Island Hopping" - feat. Berklee Percussion Department Faculty
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Published on Jun 23, 2014
Berklee Percussion Department presents Mark Walker's "Island Hopping," featuring Dave Samuels (marimba), Ed Saindon (vibes), Ron Reid (steel pan), Eguie Castrillo (hand percussion), Ernesto Diaz (hand percussion), Mike Ringquist (hand percussion), Fernando Huergo (bass), Sean Skeete (drums), and Mark Walker (drums, brake drum).
This piece was arranged as a vehicle to showcase our hand percussion, mallet and steel pan faculty, and was divided this into five parts:
I. Cha cha cha (Cuba)
II. Tango (Argentina)
II. Festejo (Peru)
IV. Rumba (Cuba)
V. Samba (Brazil)
Mark Walker: drum set, percussion
Ron Reid: steel pan
Ed Saindon: vibraphone
Dave Samuels: marimba
Mikael Ringquist: percussion
Ernesto Diaz: percussion
Eguie Castrillo: percussion
Sean Skeete: drum set
Fernando Huergo: bass
Recorded live in the Percussion Department.
Simon Katz: recording engineer, mixing engineer
Chris Geller: assistant recording engineer
Filmed by 21summit Productions
Joe Barnard: videographer, editor
Emir Cerman: videographer
Special thanks to John Ramsay, Lucas Moisson, and all musicians who participated
Mark Walker is a Yamaha, Paiste, Vic Firth, Remo and LP artist.