Drum/DJ Curriculum (The Truth of Recycling)

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Thursday / July 18, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street

Swiss Chris, a drummer and producer who has worked with John Legend, Gloria Gaynor, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, and Sir Elton John, among others, presents a master class.

DJ Johnny “Juice” Rosado is an award-winning and Emmy-nominated composer, producer, turntablist, engineer, musician, B-boy, graf writer, emcee, educator, lecturer, and mentor. Raised in the Bronx, he witnessed the birth of hip-hop right on his doorstep. Moving to Strong Island in the early '80s, he immediately made an impact on the Long Island's budding hip-hop scene. His work, especially with Public Enemy, has been embedded into hip-hop history. With over 27 years in the industry, he has contributed to some of hip-hop’s greatest works. Over the years he has lent his production and scratching skills to projects by other legendary hip-hop artists such as the Beastie Boys, Slick Rick, Leaders of the New School, and DMC.

Recently nominated for three 2013 NAACP Image Awards including Best Album, Juice continues to remain relevant in an ever-changing industry. In 2007, he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame as a member of Public Enemy, and is scheduled to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Public Enemy in 2013.