16, July 2008
Grant Collins - Percussion Orchestra
The best Drum Reason to be in Sydney in August!
Grant Collins - 26 drums, 36 cymbals and 1 master musician!
"One of Australia's hottest professional drummers" LANDER'S MUSIC
Following sell out concerts across the globe and boasting the biggest drum kit in the Southern Hemisphere Grant Collins concert promises to be nothing short of spectacular.
Described as a 'master drummer' and one of 'Australia's hottest professional drummers', Grant Collins kicks off his national tour at City Recital Hall Angel Place Sydney on 30 August at 7.30pm.
Valued at $75,000 and dubbed 'the Beast', Grant's 75-plus piece drum kit takes several people and hours to set up, boasting 26 drums, 36 cymbals, 16 different pedals, 14 toms, 6 bass drums and 4 snares.
Grant's mastery of his drum kit has earned him the title of 'the Octopus', and has led him to perform with the likes of Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa), Dennis Chambers (Santana), Gregg Bissonette (David Lee Roth) and a host of other international artists.
With two solo drum CD's and a live concert DVD under his belt, Grant has been a solo drummer for the past ten years and has toured and done sell out shows throughout Asia, Australia and the US with a European tour coming up in 2009.
Don't miss the chance to see 'The One Man Percussion Orchestra' in concert in Sydney for one night only!
"It's hard to imagine a human acoustic drumkit performer advancing much beyond this level. Modern Drummer Magazine, USA
Date: Saturday 30 Aug 7.30pm @ City Recital Hall Angel Place Sydney
Bookings: 02 8256 2222 www.cityrecitalhall.com 1300 797 118