Music News

All the latest news about Keith Hall recordings, tours, reviews and more.

POSTED: January 29, 2015

Latest News from TRI-FI

TRI-FI toured throughout the Midwest in the fall and appeared at numerous clubs, schools and radio programs.  Chicago, South Bend, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Byron Center, Detroit, and Cleveland all heard TRI-FI live and we made lots of new friends. Watch and hear some of the radio interviews and performances here.

POSTED: October 3, 2014

The 5th Annual Keith Hall Drum Choir Xperience

The cold weather and snow could not stop these dedicated drummers!  We had a blast at Portage Central High School.  Thanks to all of the talented students, the coaches, Pat & Rennee Flynn at PCHS, Remo Drumheads and Franco’s Pizzeria.

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The KHDCX is a unique one-day experience, with a focus on playing in a drum set ensemble.

POSTED: July 10, 2014

8th Annual Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive

The 8th Annual Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive was a huge success.  45 drummers over the course of two weeks rehearsed at Western Michigan University and performed downtown at the Union Cabaret & Grille.

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POSTED: November 5, 2013

Keith Hall Drum Choir Xperience at WMU expands to Byron Center and Elkhart, IN

The 4th Annual Keith Hall Drum Choir Xperience was a success at Western Michigan University on November  4th, 2013.  10 drummers participated in a full day of musical fun in a drum choir setting.

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The KHDCX also traveled to Byron Center High School in Grand Rapids and Concord High School in Elkhart, Indiana.

 

POSTED: June 14, 2013

JAZZ DRUMS NOW! VOLUME 2 just released!

Jazz Drums Now!  Volume 2, the awaited follow up to Volume 1, is available now at www.KeithHallMusic.com.  Volume 2 introduces brushes, New Orleans Second Line rhythms, the shuffle, and focuses on advanced comping and solo concepts, all with the Total Play-Along System on MP3 CD.

Order your copy here! 

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POSTED: February 27, 2013

Summer Drum Intensive in Downbeat Magazine

Registration is open for the 2013 Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive and a picture of us was included in Downbeat Magazine’s 2013 International Jazz Camp Guide.  Look at all those drummers!!

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POSTED: February 6, 2013

Keith presents at Michigan Music Conference

Keith recently presented at the Michigan Music Conference and shared his “Imitate, Orchestrate, Create” concept.  This material will be included in his upcoming book “Jazz Drums Now!  Vol. 2.  Everyone in the audience was playing on their lap and air drumming.  It’s still true…Everyone wants to be a drummer!

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POSTED: February 6, 2013

Kalamazoo School Programs

Keith and a group of students from WMU presented ‘Jazz Is Our Music’ to Woods Edge and Valley Center Schools sponsored by Education for the Arts.

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POSTED: January 31, 2013

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Keith had the privilege of sharing the stage with some amazing speakers at Catalyst2013 where he spoke on ‘Improvising Creativity’.  800 people at a sold-out event with speakers like Corey Booker, John Acuff, Nancy Duarte and others.

Download the CONFIDENCE confession here

 

POSTED: January 15, 2013

Registration is open for the 2013 Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive!

Information and sign up