The Nampa Public Library will host "The Wonderful Rhythms of Planet Earth" on Saturday, April 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., featuring renowned percussionist David Gluck. Mr. Gluck will demonstrate several percussion instruments from around the world and will let audience members give them a try too! A fun hands-on experience for all ages. This presentation is made possible by grants from the Idaho Commission for the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts, and The Nampa Public Library Foundation. We would also like to thank Innovative Percussion Inc., Yamaha and Zildjian for their generous donations.
David Gluck Profile:
As a founding member and percussionist of the internationally renowned Rhythm & Brass and Madera Vox, he has been critically acclaimed by such publications as the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and Downbeat. His music has been featured on the BET Network, NPR and in Jazz Player Magazine. He has 9 recordings on the Koch, Summit, d’note, Bear Claw and Skinny-Tie labels. He is published by Hal Leonard and Universal Editions and co-authored the book “Rhythms of the Game: The Link Between Musical and Athletic Performance”with former New York Yankee, Bernie Williams and Dr. Robert Thompson. David is sponsored by the Yamaha, Zildjian and Innovative Percussion Corporations and has been a featured performer and clinician throughout the States, Japan, Thailand, Australia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Italy, the Caribbean, Mexico and Canada. He has had works premiered at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall and the Salvador Dali Museum, and has been commissioned by the United States Air-Force Band.
No library card or registration is required for this program. For additional information contact the information desk at 468-4472 or visit our Events Calendar at www.nampalibrary.org.