Larnell Lewis (Snarky Puppy), Dave Weckl, Tommy Aldridge (Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne) at Yamaha Drums 50th Anniversary Celebration with All-Star Drummer Lineup MI, Hollywood

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Yamaha Drums Celebrates 50th Anniversary with All-Star Drummer Lineup in Hollywood

Credit for all photos: Twinfolk Creative
Image Owner Peter Giles Enterprises and Giles Communications

Yamaha Artists Larnell Lewis Dave Weckl and Tommy Aldridge

(left to right) Event headliners and Yamaha Artists Larnell Lewis, Dave Weckl and Tommy Aldridge
(left to right) Yamaha Drums artist relations manager Greg Crane, marketing manager Steven Fisher, event headliners and Yamaha Artists Larnell Lewis, Dave Weckl and Tommy Aldridge, assistant marketing manager Joel Tetzlaff, international product marketing manager Sean Browne
Special appreciation awards presented to Yamaha Artists Bill Gibson and Rick Marotta (2nd and 3rd from left) by (left to right) Yamaha Drums artist relations manager Greg Crane, Yamaha Drums marketing manager Steven Fisher, Yamaha Drums assistant marketing manager Joel Tetzlaff Curious visitors experiment with a model from the Yamaha DTX family of electronic drums,a
young visitor test-drives the Yamaha Absolute Hybrid Maple.

Yamaha…

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Vinny Appice and Resurrection Kings Free Live Performance at GoDpsMusic This Friday October 13 in Newbury Park, CA

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GoDpsMusic will host and stream a FREE Liveperformance by Vinny Appice and his band, Resurrection Kings featuring Craig Goldy, Chas West and Sean McNabb this Friday, October 13 from 6-9PM.

The event will begin at 6PM with a meet and greet followed by the in-store live appearance broadcast on the web and will include giveaways, prizes and a free signing for the audience.


Vinny has powered the rhythm live and in the studio with the bands DIO, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN AND HELL, OZZY OSBURNE, WWIII, AXIS, RICK DERRINGER, KILL DEVIL HILL and, at age 16, performed with JOHN LENNON live on stage. Vinny has recorded and co-written songs on over 25 albums and CDs many which are multi-platinum records and still selling numerous copies and downloads today! Drumming across the the world for over 2 decades, playing before countless fans, selling millions of records featuring his drumming, and can…

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THE SUNSET JAM To Feature A Night of AC/DC Featuring DOUG ALDRICH, SIMON WRIGHT, TOSHI YANAGI at The Viper Room Monday, October 2

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Oct-2

VOTED THE #1 LIVE MUSIC NIGHT IN LOS ANGELES

Every Monday night at The Viper Room, The Sunset Jam brings together top touring musicians in a completely unrehearsed night of live music with a house band made up of touring pros, and a showcase of locals artists and guest performers.

Next Monday is AC/DC Night and will feature Doug Aldrich of THE DEAD DAISIES, DIO and WHITESNAKE, Simon Wright of AC/DC and DIO, Toshi Yanagi of THE JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE HOUSE BAND,  Bonfire- tribute to AC/DC featured on The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands on AXS TV, and many more top artists.

Doug-AldrichSIMON-WRIGHTToshi-Yanagi

There will also be a guitar pedal giveaway for the evening (Must be present to win):

To be eligible, submit an entry.
All giveaway winners will be announced during The Sunset Jam — you must be in attendance to claim the prize or another winner will be selected…

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AL Di MEOLA with Special Guest STEVE VAI at The Canyon Club 9/15/2017

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Al Di Meola and his band celebrated the 40th anniversary of Elegant Gypsy with both electric and acoustic sets and was joined by Steve Vai for Frank Zappa’s “Clowns on Velvet”

One Night
Race with the Devil on Spanish Highway (excerpt)
Señor Mouse
(Chick Corea & Gary Burton
Flight Over Rio
Babylon
Adour
Black Dog
(Led Zeppelin
Midnight Tango
Set 2
Ava’s Dream Sequence Lullaby
I Will
(The Beatles
Milonga del ángel
(Astor Piazzolla
Mediterranean Sundance
Medieval Overture
(Return to Forever
Chiquilan
Egyptian Danza
Clowns on Velvet with Steve Vai

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