Okay so here’s the deal, I absolutely, positively, unashamedly love to play drums.  As I was looking through my photos of the past several weeks, I notices about a billion pictures and videos of drums and drumming so I wanted to share some of them with you!  I hope you are off to fabulous Summer and loads of fun with your friends and family!

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Need I say more? I think he pretty much sums it up.
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My drum setup for the annual American Heart Association Heart Ball with the Honolulu Jazz Quartet!
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My drum setup for subbing in the drum chair with super funky band Adagio at the Mezz 127 Jazz Club in Honolulu, HI.
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Having some fun at the Ukulele Picnic 2014 where I performed with Pali Kaaihue and his band! Pali Kaaihue – Hard Rock Ukulele/Vocals, Kapono Nailiili – Guitar/Vocals, Jenn Wright – Percussion/Vocals, Zaysha Labrador – Ukulele/Vocals, Will Yokoyama – Bass/Vocals, Joshua Kaye – Keyboard

 

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Down in Waikiki for the 2014 Hoolaulea Festival and saw this drum setup. I think when I’m 90 years old, this will be what I will take to gigs. It’s all attached to a hand truck for easy loading!
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Also at the Hoolaulea! We saw an Okinawan Drumming Band and when we went backstage, we found this! Never in my life did I see so many drum bags. I just wanted to leap into the middle of them all!
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One of my students behind her newly tuned up drumset. Now that’s something to smile about for sure!
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With one of my other students Ian W. doing a drum hang and trading grooves and licks. It’s so awesome when they can shred on the drums. Sure keeps me on my toes!
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This is some fabulous artwork by a fellow fan of drumming, Salena.