Spent some time this week at Timpano Percussion, checking out the new Cooperman frame drums that are now in stock. Glen Velez model bodhran, SlapBack, pandeiro, daff, dayreh, and (my favourite) kanjira all sounding and looking fantastic! Cooperman have been taking particular care recently to adding new touches and stains, finishing the drums off with […]

Enjoying our time here in Cleveland with members of the ensembles La Nef, and Apollo’s Fire, soprano Meredith Hall, dancer and guitarist Steve Player, and hammered dulcimer player Tina Bergmann. Our first performance of this tour went really well last night- great energy onstage and huge ovations from the packed church. There are still 5 […]