He recorded most of the contemporary percussion repertoire including Chavez “Tocatta”, “Ionization”
He taught at New York College of Music, Manhattan School, Brooklyn College, and is now at Lehman College and the CUNY Graduate Center. The Brooklyn College Percussion Ensemble had premiered over 100 works and performed in Hungary, Romania, Korea, Spain and currently continues a 13 year exchange program with Ireland.
Publications include “Bach Three Part Inventions”, “15 Contemporary Etudes”, “The Beginning Snare Drummer”, “Dictionary of Percussion Terms”, “Timpani Tuning”, and most recently, a master class on the Elliot Carter “Eight Pieces for Timpani”. In 2000 he was inducted into the PAS Hall of Fame and given the KOSA and Sabian “Lifetime Achievement”
Most recently he has recorded a series of lessons on Drum Guru. A DVD on Gladstone Technique is to be released by Hudson Music. Also to be released: duos with Terry Silverlight and Fernando Hashimoto. Arnie Lang is going to Dublin in February of 2014 to premiere a new work by Skip Brunner written for Mr. Lang.
Morris "Arnie" Lang is president of Lang Percussion Inc., which manufactures drums and timpani. http://www.langpercussion.com/
Swiss Chris is the author of the best-seller book "Modern Drum Set Stickings". The book has been nominated by Modern Drummer magazine for "Best Educational Book - 2014".
Swiss Chris is an in-demand first-call session drummer/music director. He recently worked with the legendary Gloria Gaynor doing TV appearances and touring for the 30th anniversary “I Will Survive” promo. Swiss is well-known for his work as musical director and drummer for the nine-time GRAMMY® winner John Legend, with whom he worked for four years. He is now concentrating on his own solo career with a forthcoming album. Swiss is also actively involved with his charitable organization, S.W.I.S.S. (Saving With Instruments, Samples and Soundz), dedicated to healing, education, and promoting communication through music for the betterment of the world.
Swiss Chris has worked with artists such as Sir Elton John, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Common, Wyclef Jean, Miss Lauryn Hill, Corinne Bailey Rae, India Arie, Bridget Kelly, Marsha Ambrosius, among many others. http://www.swisschris777.com/
GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the “Kool Kats…Gotham Nights” greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick’s unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.
GingerNewYork can be seen in Manhattan on Time Warner Cable Channel 34, Fios Channel 33, and RCN Channel 82, every Friday afternoon at 2pm EST. It can also be seen live streaming on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network's website, www.mnn.org, Channel 1.
About GingerNewYork host Ginger Broderick:
Broderick perhaps better known to many as “The Media CPA” is a fixture on the media circuit.
Ms. Broderick appeared regularly for eight years on weekend morning financial segments for WABC Eyewitness News. She has appeared on Good Day New York, WNBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, NY1 and WOR Radio discussing tax-related issues. She has interviewed with top financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Wealth Manager.
Ms. Broderick completed her TV Producer’s Certification at Manhattan Neighborhood Network and launched her own talk/variety show, GingerNewYork. Segments of the show are aired LIVE at the MNN studios and taped at the Gibson Guitar showroom/Rehearsal Studios in New York City.
Broderick is a faculty member of Queens College/CUNY Continuing Education Program. Broderick obtained a B.S. degree in accounting from St. John’s University in New York City and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York.
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