Posted by Mick Common on 9th July 2013
Yes, this Saturday in store all day is GRETSCH DAY. What does that mean I hear you say? Basically the Gretsch Representative will be in store to answer all those questions you have always wanted to know about Gretsch drum kits, LP Percussion, Toca Percussion and Gibraltar hardware including all service parts. If he can’t answer your question correctly, he will give you a FREE LP Finger Shot.
We have a FREE Percussion workshop for everyone, even those who cannot tap a beat. The workshop will be hosted by the legendary Stevie Bongo. Join in the circle and play one of the many cajon’s, djembe’s or just shake something, if you want to just clap then clap away. This is for fun and for everyone…Steve has been playing drums and teaching percussion professionally for over 18 years. Playing over 5000 gigs so far in his playing career and has over 10 world tours under his belt touring in just about every European country, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Bahrain, Dubai, Oman, Abu Dhabi Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Fiji and of course UK and Ireland, including the world famous Glastonbury festival. Steve studied drums and percussion, at London’s drumtech, and the drum institute in L. A. California, where he picked up some great drumming and teaching techniques. Steve has been teaching drums and percussion for over 15 years and has taught some great students who have gone on to be professional drummers, in all fields of music. Having studied instruments like ‘djembe’ drumming in West Africa as well as bongos and congas, in the amazing country of Cuba. Steve has recorded many albums with different artists, including Café Del Mar’s 25th anniversary, which has gone on to sell over 300,000 copies to date. He has played with successful wedding and function band Sunshinedaze for the last 13 years which is ran by The very talented John Mc Gough. Steve has also worked with some of the worlds A class Dj’s playing percussion in some of the biggest clubs and festivals in the world, including Ibiza, New Zealand, Australia, Koh Samui full moon parties and played outdoor festivals in front of 55,000 people.
Steve has also taught in most of the Durham LEA’s Schools including Private boarding schools, and has also been a teacher with Access-To-Music, which has countrywide music teaching facilities, and whose patron is no other than Beatles producer, George Martin. He now runs a successful Drum and percussion teaching school.www.schoolofpercussion.co.uk .
If you have received an email flyer, you can print it off or just keep it on your smart phone. This will entitle you to 25% OFF all LP Percussion products. This offer is only available on Saturday 13th July 2013. This is a huge discount and should not be missed..