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Day of Percussion

  • May 
Date and Time

Saturday, May 25, 2013 | Performance at 7:30 p.m.


Recital Hall, EWU Music Building, Cheney Campus


EWU Music, DW Drums, PAS, Vic Firth

Event Details

The 2013 Washington State Day of Percussion will be Saturday, May 25, at EWU. The guest artist is none other than the legendary Grammy Award winning drummer/percussionist Alex Acuña. Mr. Acuña has played and recorded with many of the greatest jazz and pop musicians in the world. He is most famous for his work with Grammy Hall of Fame members Weather Report but he has also performed and recorded with U2 (on Rattle and Hum), Paul McCartney, Whitney Houston and Diana Ross. He is a founding member of the ground breaking Christian jazz fusion group "Koinonia."

Mr. Acuña will be performing with the EWU Percussion Ensemble and the EWU Jazz Faculty at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. There will be events throughout the day including a clinic by Mr. Acuña.

The performance is free for PAS members and EWU students, $5 for the general Public

Alex Acuña

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More information:

Contact: Michael Waldrop, or 509.359.6120

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