Breathe – Percussion for Dance and Movement by Marty Beller and Roderick Jackson
Marty Beller is a New York City based composer/drummer/percussionist who has a long history of collaboration with dance, film,TV and pop music. He has an extensive list of credits and has received praise from the New York Times, New York Post, Village Voice, Boston Herald, Boston Globe, and Billboard.
Roderick L. Jackson has a long list of music and dance credits. He has been a faculty member at several notable dance institutions, including Jacob’s Pillow, the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University and the Alvin Ailey School. He currently teaches Percussion and African Dance for Earl Mosely’s Institute of the Arts..
Roderick Jackson: Congas, Djembe, Marimba, Mbira, Tambourine, Sekere, Agogo Bell, Samba Whistle, Songra, Wood Block
Marty Beller: Tone drums, Slit drums, Moon Chimes, Dumbek, Cowbell, Sekere, Tambourine, Marimba, Tibetan Bell, Cymbals
Feature article in Dance Teacher July/August 2000 says of Marty Beller and Breathe … “A CD to help you soar”!! The CD “emerged from a recording session set up by (Bill) Hastings based on his modern-jazz classwork.” … “Beller aimed to make the recording evoke the feeling of live accompaniment.”
|2.||Breathe (round down)||5:01|
|3.||Spy (Slow Tendu)||6:03|
|6.||Swing and Toss||5:14|
|7.||Swirl (Small Jump)||2:30||
|9.||No Shoes Allowed (Bouncy Six)||8:31|
Breathe – Percussion Music for Dance and Movement
By Marty Beller