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Mike Meadows wins 2017 Austin Music Award for Best Drummer/Percussionist

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Mike Meadows

Congratulations to our good friend and amazing musician Mike Meadows for winning the 2017 Austin Music Award for Best Drummer/Percussionist!

Mike Meadows is a professional percussionist and drummer who is sought after by recording and performing artists for his skill level with world percussion instruments. During his long career as a performer, he created an extensive wish list for customized musical instruments. In 2007 his wish list became a reality as he co-founded Swan Percussion which specializes in manufacturing professional level cajon drums, percussion instruments and the Black Swan Drum.

Mike enjoys sharing his percussion knowledge and offers several online lessons here at X8 Drums:

Cajon 101

Cajon 102

Hand Percussion 101, Shakers

Secret to the Djembe Slap

Heel-Toe Technique on Djembe and Cajon

Brooms on Djembe

Pitch Bending & Muting on Cajon

Using Brushes with Cajon

Using Hand Percussion with Cajon

Cajon Foot Percussion Techniques

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