Do you any of you Drum School students and parents enjoy the music of Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, the Rolling Stones, the Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Etta James, Paul Simon...??? If you do, check out this great documentary film about the famous Muscle Shoals Studios and the artists and musicians who recorded there. Re-broadcast Wednesday, April 23rd on WLIW at 7pm and Thursday, April 24th at 4pm on Channel 13.
"Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and defiant music. There, FAME Studios founder Rick Hall brought black and white together amidst a cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations." (source: pbs.org)
Announcement to all students...Connecticut Drum Show featuring Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts) and Shawn Pelton (Saturday Night Live and countless others) on April 27th, 2014 in Newington, CT. Link below for more info:
J.J. Clarke, musician and drum instructor
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