Rudiments Orchestration on the Drum Set

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Wednesday / September 25, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street

Associate Professor Henry De Almeida will conduct this master class/clinic about orchestration on the drum set. De Almeida holds a masters degree in music performance from the University of Southern Mississippi and graduated from Berklee with a degree in jazz composition. He is the leader of his own groups, the Brazilian Jazz project and the Jazz Fusion Group World News. He is a clinician for Yamaha Drums, LP Percussion, Vic Firth Sticks, Paiste Cymbals, HQ Pads, Evans Drum Heads and Earthworks Microphones. He also recorded and toured nationally and internationally with the USAFA Jazz Big Band, the Falconaires, the USAFA Rock Band, and Blue Steel. De Almeida has performed several times at the prestigious Carnegie Hall and in numerous jazz festivals around the world. Contact him at