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Drumadics

Drumadics features an international troupe of drummers. Creator/Director William B. Johnson creates a show that crystallizes the raw energy of urban performers with the polished delivery of seasoned artists. Whether on stage or in the "veins of New York City," the subway, they have built a large following with heart-stopping performances, merging the urban sounds of New York City bucket drumming with the beats of traditional Indian, African and Japanese drumming.

Currently collaborating with pop sensation Mya, Mr. Johnson has toured with Savion Glover's Hoofing and Banging, and performed with Alicia Keys and Tamia. "Only in New York can a bucket come to symbolize culture and diversity in the new world. We are modern urban drummers, one tribe made of many. Our blend of rhythm holds a tie between ancient and modern man. The buckets remind us of a simpler time when we would gather and dance as one world, one community."

 

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