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Ronnie Roc - X8 Drums Performer Spotlight
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Ronnie Roc is a Multi-Percussionist, Keyboardist and Producer who has played with many talented musicians. He studied classical piano as a child, then went on to study African, Brazilian, Haitian, Puerto Rican and Cuban percussion.
Ronnie has taught African Djembe drumming at The Drummers Collective in New York City. He has held percussion workshops for children and adults in the school system in NYC and Oakland California. He has also played and recorded with many musician such as Steve Coleman, Steve Turre, Nego Gato, Xiomara Fortuna, and many other artists. Ronnie is currently playing percussion for Saxophonist Dave Mullin. He is also musical director and keyboardist for currently signed vocalist Karen Gibson Roc.
Ronnie now leads his own band AFRAZZ a combination of African rhythm with jazz melody. Ronnie continues to teach, perform, create and share his musical knowledge. Ronnie is currently on staff with Alvin Ailey's arts and education program accompanying dance classes and holding percussion workshops.
High Tuned "Dandaranyika" Kalimba
Toca Freestyle ColorSound Djembes
X8 Drums Heavy Duty Cajon Bag
X8 Roaming Elephant Djembe
Meinl African Talking Drum
Double Row Round Tambourine with Goatskin Head
Stallion Pro Djembe Drum, Large w/ Free Heavy Duty Bag