I doubt many of you have heard of Omar Faruk Tekbilek, but you should probably give him a shot. The group is Turkish, or at least the music is. There are some really cool rythyms in it, especially if you like drumming. So this morning I crank up Omar while we get ready to go… Continue reading A Morning with Omar
I just got back from the open drum circle we put on in downtown Gainesville. I can’t tell you how cool it was. Lot’s of people got involved, either just to listen or to actually get up there with us and play. We had a better turn-out than we expected. Hell, we half-expected to get… Continue reading Drumming in Gainesville (Cont.)
I’ll be downtown this evening in Gainesville if you want to come by and hear some African-style rythyms. There will be at least four of us, but hopefully others as well playing. As always, the public is invited to sit and pound for a while.
Hall County Noise Ordinance: “B. Radios, phonographs, similar devices. The using of, operating of, or permitting to be played, used or operated, any radio receiving set, musical instrument, phonograph or other machine or device for any producing or reproducing of sound in a manner as to disturb the peace, quiet and comfort of the neighboring… Continue reading Noise Ordinance