NEW VIDEOS BELOW!
Here is a short sample of a Samba Batucada groove that I recorded in March, 2019. I also did the audio recording and audio/video editing. Sounds best with quality headphones!
NEW AUDIO BELOW!
Click the image above for links to sample the tracks on The John Psathas Percussion Project Vol. 1, released in 2019 by Navona Records. JP3 is headed by Dr. Omar Carmenates, Director of Percussion at Furman University.
From Omar Carmenates' 2012 release, The Gaia Theory. Performers: Omar Carmenates, Melinda Leoce, and Luis Rivera.
Please check out Dr. Carmenates' other fantastic work here
My live performance of “The Honeybee” by Liam Teague in a masterclass with the composer.
Highlights from my students in the Graceland University Percussion Ensemble. More information about Graceland Percussion can be found here.
An annual tradition with my Percussion Methods students!
Cello Suite in G Major by J. S. Bach, I. Prelude, IV. Sarabande, III. Courante
IU Percussion Ensemble - "Migraine Sketches" by Kevin Bobo
Toccata for Marimba and Vibraphone by Anders Koppel (featuring Tommy Dobbs on marimba)
Mudra - Bob Becker
FSU Percussion Ensemble performs an arrangement of Aldridge’s “Dance of Passion” from “from my little island” at PASIC. Vibraphone soloists are myself and Connor Stevens.
Naked and On Fire - Adam Silverman