Interview: Pedro Segundo / Preview: Music in the Garden at Wavendon - (Sunday 15th June)

We spoke to drummer / percussionist Pedro Segundo (Photo credit: Benjamin Amure). Our interview covered:

 - Early interest in music as a child growing up in Lisbon

- A summer course in jazz at the Taller de Musics in Barcelona at the age of 15

- His move to London at the age of 18 to study classical percussion at the Guildhall, and the influence of David Corkhill and Richard Benjafield.

- How he became part of the Ronnie Scott's family four years ago

- Denis Rollins and the Velocity Trio,

- The Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields.

- PREVIEW: The Kansas Smitty's House Band will perform as part of Music in the Garden. 2:30pm on Sunday June 15th at the Old Rectory in Wavendon (tickets / information HERE)

Musical Examples:

Adagio - Allegro con Spirito from Haydn's Symphony 103 (Drumroll) by Marc Minkowski and Les Musiciens du Louvre at - at [11:46]

Smitty's Theme by the Kansas Smittys House Band - at [17:58]

The Band has Been Drinking by the Kansas Smittys House Band - at [20:06]

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