Drumming Senior Shares His Love of Rhythm

Aging gracefully can perhaps be directly attributed to the love and passion in one's life. This can be illustrated perfectly in the commitment of John Griggs to share his love of drumming with fellow nursing home residents. The Star Ledger reports that Griggs, a 73-year-old drummer with a career that spans decades, is providing his fellow seniors with inspiration and education as a percussionist. Griggs has played with many legends in the world of music, including James Brown, Bootsy Collins and John "Jabo" Starks, and traveled all over the world, including Zaire, Africa. Read more here: With heart and soul, Newark nursing home's drum circle still keeps the beat

28th Oct 2014

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