AJ brings you world renowned
AJ has brought some of the best drummers on
the planet to Tampa. These clinics are limited seating and
are therefore very interpersonal... But they also sell out
fast! Be sure to check our clinic archive to learn about what
you may have missed and return often to find out who's coming
in to AJ's Pro Percussion.
AJ's working on a few things... Check back.
DAVE WECKL DRUM CLINIC - October
Sponsored by Sabian Cymbals
of the huge response to this event, we are held it at the
Holiday Inn Stadium location; 4732 N. Dale Mabry HWY in
Tampa. Dave performed, spoke, answered questions and demonstrate
his new sonically matched Sabian Evolution cymbals. Read
all about it here & check our Weckl Gear Page.
Luis Conte - Meinl Hand Percussion
Workshop; Wed. June 4 @ 7pmwith special guest Gil "Nino"
Luis Conte is an acknowledged master of percussion. His
celebrated career includes touring and/or recording work
with some of the greatest names in contemporary music, including
Madonna, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Santana ("Supernatural"
album), Jackson Browne, Celine Dion, Barbara Streisand,
Ray Charles, Tony Bennett and Cuban legends Arturo Sandoval
and Cachao. He can also be heard on the scores and/or soundtracks
to such box office smashes as Mission Impossible, Rain Man,
Waiting To Exhale, Coming To America, Disney’s animated
Tarzan, and many more. Endorsed by the Meinl and Zildjian
instrument companies, Luis has designed his own signature
series of instruments and drumsticks. His percussion clinic
tours take him around the world teaching musicians the essentials
and history of Afro-Cuban rhythm.
An Early Evening with
Late Night's Anton Fig
Sponsored by Yamaha, Vic Firth, Zildjian
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Anton began playing drums
at age four. His formal education included studies at the
New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, studying both
jazz and classical disciplines graduating with Honors in
1975. In 1976 he moved to New York where he began to establish
a career as a freelance musician... And the rest has become
a well known history for those of us in the drummer universe
as Anton has gone on to play with legendary musicians the
world over. Read the feature article on this clinic. For
more info on AJ's stellar drum clinic series, see our clinic
archive. Learn more about Anton at his official web site.
Pearl Drums and Zildjian
Cymbals present Mike Mangini
November 14th, 2002
author, innovator, rhythm craftsman. Mike Mangini has analyzed
the mechanics of drumming, dissected it and rewrote it. Applying
his theory of rhythm knowledge, he has honed his mind and
body to create complete ambidextrous versatility. There are
several sites on the web to learn more about Mike including
his personal site and his Rhythm Knowledge practice system
page. Or type "Mike Mangini" into your favorite
search engine... But you must try to experience him live!
Many did at AJ's on November 14th. Read all about it here!
DW Drums present Marco
The unbelievable Marco Minneman was at AJ's on Tuesday, November
26th. Read about what you missed!
Marco is appreciated by drummers all over
the world and their are many fan sites on the web dedicated
to the man and his skills. Check out Marco's official www
site to access more media on Marco, his tour dates and recordings.
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can see the intimate, informative sessions we put on here