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

Interview with Pedro Segundo by LondonJazz, Pedro Segundo

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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