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Heart/Beat - Atlanta Ballet - February 2020

Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta Pops and Atlanta Singer-Songwriters

I was recently involved in a very cool collaborative premiere between the Atlanta Ballet, the Spelman College Glee Club, and choreographer Dwight Rhoden called Heart/Beat. The performances were held at the Cobb Enery Centre, and I was part of the double drum assault along with D’ante Brown with a band directed by Dr. Kevin Johnson.…
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The A-Scene Awards on 11Alive, presenting the award for Best Soundtrack from a movie or TV show filmed in Georgia. Photo by Melissa Sanders for Tadpole Communications.

A-Scene Awards, Atlanta Pops Tours, and Mountain Overture

Yesterday I had the honor of representing the Atlanta Pops Orchestra on Atlanta NBC affiliate 11Alive’s “A-Scene Awards” show, highlighting Georgia’s contributions to the film and entertainment industry. I presented the award for “Best Soundtrack” from a movie or TV show filmed in Georgia, which went to “Guardians of the Galaxy.” The entire show can…
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Glank! Dragon Con 2017

Chloë Agnew, Atlanta Pops, Michelle Shocked & Glank

This year began with a springtime run of shows with Chloë Agnew and the Atlanta Pops Orchestra in Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina, and Georgia. The Atlanta Pops also had the unique opportunity to perform at the 2017 Rotary International convention this summer, as Atlanta hosted members from throughout the world at the Georgia World…
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Change of Seasons

I’ve worked in a few different scenarios this year, playing drums with The Sundogs, Smokin’ Novas, and Patrick Davis, and playing vibraphone with Alex Gordon HiFi. This December, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra will be performing at the Balsam Range Art of Music Festival and a number of other seasonal events, with guests John Driskell Hopkins,…
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Atlanta Pops Orchestra with Arrested Development - 2015

Atlanta Pops 70th & In The Spirit

Recently, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra staged a two-night gala to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the organization. The performances included an array of guest artists from the Atlanta music scene, ranging from jazz trumpeters Cecil Welch and Joe Gransden to singer-songwriters Levi Lowrey and Michele Malone, to hip-hop heavyweights Arrested Development. The force of musical…
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