California-based hand percussion makers and suppliers, Latin Percussion (LP), have announced details of their new podcast series, We Are Rhythm.
Hosted by percussionists, Joey De Leon and Jhair Sala, the podcasts explore the essence of Latin music culture through a series of conversations with some of the most talented percussionists, drummers, multi-instrumentalists, bandleaders and producers around today.
We Are Rhythm kicked off on Tuesday 9 April 2019 with Joey De Leon talking to Emmy-nominated Musical Director and Producer, Peter Michael Escovedo.
Peter Michael, son of original Santana member, Pete Escovedo, has contributed to countless world tours, recordings and TV productions as a percussionist, producer, singer and songwriter. He is currently working on a new E Family album featuring Joss Stone, Prince, Earth Wind & Fire, Gloria Estefan, Raphael Saadiq and Israel Houghton.
Future We Are Rhythm episodes
Released every two weeks, future We Are Rhythm episodes will include Ron Powell (Madonna, Kenny G, Diana Ross, Sergio Mendes), Damon Grant (Eric Hutchinson, Stefon Harris, Horacio ‘El Negro’ Hernandez, Richie Flores) as well as the rest of the Escovedo family (Juan, Pops and Sheila) and more.
The podcasts will be available on iTunes and other publishing platforms such as Spotify, Google Play etc.